The DOs and DON’Ts of Oracle Support Escalation

If you are an Oracle Premier Support Customer and you run into an issue with any of your EPM products, you are entitled to full support, up to and including full recreation of your issue in a test environment by Oracle’s own development team, if necessary. Most issues can be resolved in relatively short order,…

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Puzzling Essbase Data Load Rule Error

Have you ever noticed times when the error messages you receive in EAS just don’t seem to make sense?  Sometimes the Oracle Essbase Administration Services (EAS) console throws an error, but does not present additional context in the error message that will help you identify the issue.  Well, I have just run across another one…

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Customizing the Home Screen in PBCS

In a recent update, Oracle added the ability to customize the home screen that users see when they login to Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) and Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS). This functionality has been around for about a year and can be used as an alternative to creating task lists. Instead…

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