Simple Connected Automation in the Cloud

Oracle’s Planning & Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) and it’s sibling Enterprise PBCS includes many great built-in administrative features.   You can manage just about all facets of the normal care & feeding of planning and reporting applications without leaving the application interface – even scheduling logic such as data & dimension loads, business rules, and data…

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Smart Forms for Client-Side Calculations

The Excel formulas and functions that you add to ad hoc grids in Oracle Smart View for Office can now be saved as planning artifacts called “Smart Forms”. Note:  Smart Form functionality is available for ad hoc grids created from several of Oracle’s Cloud Service offerings, including Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service. Check with your…

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Easy Navigation Across Cloud Subscriptions – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we looked at how to set up easy access to all your Oracle Cloud services using the "My Connections" feature.  Now we'll look at further enhancing the user experience by tying these connections into Navigation Flows. After you have your "My Connections" set up, you can enable connections within…

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Easy Navigation Across Cloud Subscriptions – Part 1

As a planner and avid PBCS user, it is possible you have subscriptions to numerous Oracle cloud offerings, or may leverage multiple planning applications. In the past, you had to log in and log out of each of your environments one by one, or open multiple web browsers to use all of them at once.…

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