Oracle Financial Reporting Web Studio

In the last few months, Oracle has released a web version of the classic Financial Reporting Studio.  I am going to walk you through the new feature and show you how it compares to the desktop version that so many people have used for the last decade. This is great for people that want a…

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Oracle’s PBCS and the Sandbox Feature

In this post, I will explore one of Oracle’s latest updates to their Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) offering, Sandboxes. With Sandboxes, you can enable multiple dynamically created versions that the planners can alter within the context of the form they are viewing. If they like what they see, they can then publish those…

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OBIEE 12c Uploading an RPD.

OBIEE 12c does not have GUI as 11g did to upload an RPD. In the 12c version, we now have to upload the RPD file using a command script. This blog will quickly walk through the command lines needed to upload an RPD. From the command prompt, change the directory to the “bin” folder that…

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Smart Push for Real Time Data in the Cloud

In Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) there is a new way to move data between plan types. This new functionality, which is an enhancement on the old map to reporting tool, allows you to push selective data sets based on the context of a form. Along with data, it can also push Comments,…

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Considerations for Patching Hyperion Environments

Patching a Hyperion environment is a relatively simple process, but things can always go wrong with patching which can cause some serious headaches.  In this post, we will discuss what to consider before you decide to patch your environment.  Overall the main things you want to consider are: What enhancements/fixes am I adding? How to…

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