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Kscope17 Opening Day

By on June 25th, 2017

Great start to Kscope17 taking place this year in San Antonio, Texas. This year the TopDown Booth is a white board. And people are stopping by to discuss the EPM/Hyperion Challenges that keep them up at night.

Workforce Planning—Making the Out-of-the-Box Solution Work

By on October 1st, 2015

Join Juan Porter, Chief Solutions Architect & Founder, and Paul Hoch, Principal Architect, on Friday, October 9 at 1p.m. EST, and in one hour you will have a clearer understanding on how to work within the Workforce Planning framework to enhance the application so that you can have a better end result and a better out-of-the-box experience with Workforce Planning.

Kscope15 Encore Series

By on June 30th, 2015

TopDown is pleased to announce our Kscope15 encore webinar series. Even though we’ve said goodbye to Kscope15, in case you missed TopDown’s sessions, didn’t get a chance to ask a question, or would just like to see them again, here’s your chance. 

Kscope15 – Day 4

By on June 24th, 2015

The third day of Kscope15, and the last day of sessions, was packed with great content from beginning to end. Highlights are below.

Kscope15 – Day 2

By on June 22nd, 2015

The second day of Kscope15 was filled packed with people and sessions on a wide variety of EPM topics. Below are just a few highlights from the day.

Kscope15 Begins!

By on June 21st, 2015

Kscope15, where the smartest people on the planet working in the Oracle stack gather to share knowledge and have some fun, kicks off today, Sunday, June 21, in Hollywood Florida.

The conference offers great content from developers, administrators, architects, and business users, etc. and TopDown’s thought leaders are delivering some of this content at seven sessions and on a Planning Panel (for details, click here). In the meantime, below is a reminder of the titles, dates, and times of the TopDown sessions with an added bonus of, “what’s cool about this session in one sentence.”

TopDown Consulting at KSCOPE 2015

By on December 11th, 2014

KSCOPE 2015 will be here before we know it and we are excited to announce that we will be speaking and exhibiting at the Florida conference. This year, our team will be presenting eight sessions as well as participating in the Kscope15 Planning Panel.

Poll Your Audience! – Oracle Hyperion Workforce Planning

By on July 22nd, 2014

Project teams often wrestle with the decision to initiate Hyperion Planning’s Workforce module or create a customized salary planning application. Surveying your team, and surveying their requirements can lead to discovery and uncover conversation catalysts to help make the decision clearer. To make sure you get critical information, you should remember some key characteristics when…

Updating Built-in Calculation Manager Rules in Workforce Planning

By on April 9th, 2014

Oracle’s latest release of the Workforce Planning module for Hyperion Planning brings with it a host of new features. With those new features there is, of course, new complexity. If we take a look back at the documentation for the previous version ( – wfp_admin.pdf) we will see that there is an appendix that lists some of the predefined content that ships with the Workforce module. Included in this section is “Predefined Business Rules” which has the basic code related to the built in rules. An example is the “Add TBH Salary” rule.

Oracle Hyperion Workforce Planning – Let’s Take a Look

By on May 22nd, 2013

Workforce Planning Overview This blog series is intended to provide Oracle Hyperion Planning consultants with some useful background, recommendations, and food for thought as they prepare to implement Workforce Planning.  It is not a replacement for the product documentation or an implementation cookbook. What is Workforce Planning and should you be using it? Oracle Hyperion…

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