Oracle PBCS Monthly Update – December 2016

The Oracle team at eCapital hosted another installment in the Oracle PBCS Monthly Update series on December 14th. As part of this series, our panelists highlighted the newest features within Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS & EPBCS) that Oracle is releasing to the cloud.  For the December 2016 update, eCapital experts reviewed and tested…

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Planning Form Design Consideration: Dense and Sparse in rows

We all know that traditional BSO-based Hyperion planning forms have the best performance when you can keep your sparse dimensions in the Page and Point of View, and use dense dimensions in rows and columns.  Particularly if you're using relationship functions in the row or column expansion, such as Descendants or Children.   But there may be times…

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IBM Planning Analytics Local is Now Available

IBM Planning Analytics Local V2.0 Effective December 14, 2016, IBM Planning Analytics Local V2.0 (formerly known as IBM Cognos TM1) is now available. This innovative technology offers a single planning and analysis solution that can be deployed locally. Version 2.0 brings an interface for improved speed, agility, and foresight: IBM Planning Analytics Workspace. New Functionality…

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Event Recap- Analytics Impact Day

Last week, eCapital had the pleasure of hosting Analytics Impact Day in Chicago, IL and Minneapolis, MN. The eCapital and IBM Product Management team provided an in-depth look into recently announced  product updates, new releases and product roadmaps. eCapital customers, Dennis Anderson (PSI) and Cindy Walsh (Allen Edmonds), shared their experiences on how they partnered with eCapital…

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Helpful Smart View Row Limit Settings

With many companies now updating to Office 365, we are seeing some Essbase clients needing to finally move away from the old Excel Add-in to Smart View.  At the same time we are seeing that the size of Essbase cubes are also increasing due the need for more detailed analysis. With these two evolutions of…

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