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Consolidations and Oracle FCCS?

By on December 19th, 2017

Finance teams are increasingly looking to technology for more agility, scalability, and deeper insights into the business partnering role. In 2017, readers were seeking new ways to get better reporting out of their financial systems. Now we’ll extend the discussion to Oracle FCCS.

An Alternative Solution for Dynamic Organization Roll-up

By on July 14th, 2017

Clients often ask for the ability to report historical data the way it was reported organizationally at that previous point in time as well as to report current data in a different organizational view at the current point in time. I call this a dynamic organization roll-up when you need to freeze history in its own view(s) and see current period(s) in a different view.

You Want to Put What in HFM?

By on August 27th, 2015

Most people view HFM as just a financial consolidation tool (and it is an excellent tool for combining data from disparate sources and then consolidating it to produce financial statements), putting HFM into this “consolidation tool-only box” and never think about how to use its capabilities to solve other reporting challenges. Well, guess what? You…

Adding Custom Dimensions to HFM

By on January 8th, 2015

With the release of HFM 11.1.2.2, HFM supports more than four custom dimensions. It will also allow the addition of custom dimensions to an existing application. Why add dimensions to your application? How do you add dimensions to an application and what are some considerations?

Top 10 TopDown Consulting Blog Posts of 2014 – #5

By on December 27th, 2014

We’ve made it to the halfway point in our 10 most viewed blog posts countdown. Next up is the 5th place spot, which goes to the feature titled “Financial Reports Batch Scheduler – Bursting & Export to PDF.” This post provides Oracle Hyperion users with a step-by-step guide on how to configure the Financial Reporting tool to enable functions such as bursting and exporting PDFs to an external file.

Top 10 TopDown Consulting Blog Posts of 2014 – #8

By on December 23rd, 2014

Clients often ask the question: Can Oracle Hyperion Smart View do the same thing as Financial Reporting, or can Financial Reporting do the same thing as Smart View? The short answer is yes. The long answer is yes, but…

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