This article is part of the monthly Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) Update Series from eCapital Advisors. On a monthly basis, experts at eCapital Advisors review the Oracle PBCS release notes to provide a look at the latest features and changes users & administrators must know about to manage their financial planning software environment properly.

As part of the review of Oracle’s Planning and Budgeting Cloud December Release (16.12), the eCapital team highlighted a few key areas on video and prepared a full-length video recording of their PBCS review. Highlighted areas for December include Oracle EPBCS Now Available, Predictive Planning, Rest API – Substitution Variables, Access Logs – Daily User Activity, Sandboxes, Add A Filter To Repository Items, Financial Reporting, Standard Interface, Reporting Studio (Desktop Client), Cloud Enablement Kit, and Q & A.

The members of the eCapital Advisors team who have prepared this month’s update are Bob Usset and Ryan Koelher. Bob Usset is an Oracle implementation expert with degrees in both Information System and Finance from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. Bob has been working on Oracle Hyperion implementations since 2010. During this time Bob has delivered several Hyperion implementations for a variety of industries including healthcare, financial services, retail, and consumer products. Ryan Koelher has successfully implemented a variety of complex allocation models, driver-based strategic forecasting and budgeting systems, and operational reporting solutions. Ryan’s area of expertise includes Supply Chain, Healthcare, and Manufacturing. For the last 7 years, Ryan has been providing Essbase, Planning, FDMEE, and other Oracle technology solutions to some of North America’s most innovative companies.

Check out all the video and slides from the December 2016 Oracle PBCS Monthly update below.

FULL OUTLINE – DECEMBER 2016 ORACLE PBCS UPDATE

  1. Oracle EPBCS Now Available
  2. Predictive Planning
  3. Rest API – Substitution Variables
  4. Access Logs – Daily User Activity
  5. Sandboxes
  6. Add A Filter To Repository Items
  7. Financial Reporting
  8. Standard Interface
  9. Reporting Studio (Desktop Client)
  10. Cloud Enablement Kit

Q&A – DECEMBER 2016 ORACLE PBCS UPDATE

  • How much history is kept from user logs that can be downloaded?
  • How has Smart View Predictive Planning performed in the Oracle PBCS web version?
  • Will you still be able to access the Oracle PBCS standard interface for administrative tasks?
  • RE: RELATED CONTENT FEATURE UPDATE – Do you still anticipate Oracle pushing out the December release?

VIDEOS – DECEMBER 2016 ORACLE PBCS UPDATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SLIDES – DECEMBER 2016 ORACLE PBCS UPDATE

 

ABOUT ORACLE PLANNING AND BUDGETING CLOUD SERVICE (PBCS)

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eCapital Advisors

eCapital Advisors is one of the nation’s largest performance management and business analytics firms. Since 2001, we have been building long-term relationships and exceptional analytics solutions for leading organizations. With hundreds of clients in an array of industries, we have the experience, the solutions and the team to help meet your goals.

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