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FDM Account Mapping Script Sample

By on November 11th, 2013

Check out this handy FDM Account Mapping Script Sample.

Using SQL instead of Jython

By on June 11th, 2013

Check out this hand script for the times when you want to use SQL instead of Jython.

Sample Script for Account Mapping

By on June 2nd, 2013

Check out this sample script for Account Mapping in FDM.

FDM Enterprise Edition

By on December 26th, 2012

FDM will be called FDM Enterprise Edition. It was initially going to called FDM Plus.

Oracle OpenWorld 2012 – Wednesday, October 3

By on October 4th, 2012

Mark Wilson (@MrkWlsn), vice president of services, shares his thoughts some of the EPM sessions offered at Oracle OpenWorld 2012 on Wednesday, October 3. As a San Francisco native, I have always found it amusing when tourists from around the country and world arrive in the summer expecting the California sun only to find what Mark Twain coined…

Oracle OpenWorld 2012 – Tuesday, October 2

By on October 3rd, 2012

Mark Wilson (@MrkWlsn), vice president of services, shares his thoughts some of the EPM sessions offered at Oracle OpenWorld 2012 on Tuesday, October 2. It was another hot day here at OpenWorld and Oracle is hitting all the hot technology areas including Cloud, In-Memory, and Big Data. Where yesterday’s sessions were a little more focused on what’s new (as…

Goodbye HAL, Hello ODI!

By on June 21st, 2012

Welcome to the world of Oracle EPM version 11! You’ve upgraded to one of the latest software releases (, anyone?) and you’ve made the quick realization that the world you live in now is vastly different than before. If you’ve migrated from version 9, security looks different, the installations are a lot more complex, some…

Consolidations – Reporting Leading Practices

By on April 18th, 2012

Now we turn our attention to leading practices for reporting. In my opinion, the most important consideration is to determine if you are using the different reporting tools appropriately. Using the correct tool will, more often than not, lead you down the road to correctly applying leading practices for reporting. In version 11.1.2.x, the reporting…

Consolidations Application Leading Practices

By on March 28th, 2012

In my previous blog post, we discussed the EPM consolidations review and summarized what it entails.  Now, let’s drill down some more on one of the big facets of the EPM consolidations review – the application design review. Typically, most companies use Financial Data Quality Management (FDQM) with HFM so we focus on both the…

Consolidations – The EPM Review

By on March 20th, 2012

Over time as business strategy and reporting requirements change, your Hyperion consolidations solution may need to change too.  This is natural.  When you design and implement a Hyperion consolidation solution, there are certain assumptions you have to make looking 3-5 years or more down the road and sometimes those assumptions no longer hold true.  What…

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