Intro to Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service Dashboards

Dashboards in Oracle’s Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service are an extremely powerful and intuitive tool to use during the planning and forecast process. Data visualization allows users to absorb information in new and more constructive ways, by instantly describing and viewing patterns in your operational and business activities. [caption id="attachment_7121" align="aligncenter" width="640"] (image courtesy of Oracle)[/caption]  …

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Hyperion Workspace 11.1.2.1 and Internet Explorer 11 Rendering Issues

Many have experienced issues using Internet Explorer 11 within the Hyperion Workspace in versions 11.1.2.1 and prior. When administrators encounter these issues, it can cause errors in design that may go unnoticed. Additionally the fix is usually to close all Internet Explorer windows and start over. Examples of these issues include, but are not limited…

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Predictive Planning: Web Form Integration and Seeding Data

In this post, I will introduce you to one of Oracle’s newest additions to the PBCS family, Predictive Planning Web Form integration. With the Predictive Planning functionality, users can run predictions for future values based on historical data. Users can visualize trends, see best case, worst case, and base predictions, and paste their predictions to…

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Year-to-date report? Try the FR Match function!

Viewing current period vs. quarter-to-date vs. year-to-date is a common layout used in financial reports.   Often this layout is managed using substitution variables that automatically pass in the current period / QTD / YTD members.   Or you could use range functions with hidden columns to retrieve additional periods and then sum them up for presentation…

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