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Getting Started with Oracle DRM v11.1.2.3—Part 1

By on August 13th, 2014

In the first part of this blog series, we’ll learn how to create a DRM application. In subsequent posts, we’ll configure this application with the intent of managing & loading metadata for Essbase. Credits I’d like to recognize Steve Davis, TopDown Consulting Principal Architect. Steve has mentored me in the ways of DRM and was…

An EPM Solution Using Oracle Hyperion Tools – Part II

By on April 28th, 2011

This discussion is presented in two parts. Part I covered the components of a sample EPM solution for financial monitoring. Part II discusses the deployment of the sample EPM solution.

An EPM Solution Using Oracle Hyperion Tools–Part I

By on April 27th, 2011

This discussion is presented in two parts. Part I discuses the components of a sample EPM solution for financial monitoring. Part II will discuss the deployment of the sample EPM solution. Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solutions are getting a lot of attention these days. Planning cycles are no longer stagnant pieces of corporate information; rather…

Justifying Your MDM Strategy

By on March 2nd, 2011

Why is getting your organization’s management to recognize the value of creating and using a Master Data Management (MDM) strategy so difficult? It seems that the concept of trying to create a strategy that would reduce errors, cleanse data and, in general, improve the organization’s ability to make their data much more useable would be…

The MDM Struggle

By on February 8th, 2011

A number of companies are struggling with the issues surrounding their management of their master data.  The traditional walls of location and time have been eliminated by today’s 24/7 economy.  Companies have worldwide locations and at any given time someone, somewhere within the organization is entering information into a transactional system.  All of this diversity…

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