IBM Planning Analytics Local v2.0 – Planning Analytics Workspace and Planning Analytics for MS Excel Release 25 is now available

On September 25, IBM announced the release of R25 for Planning Analytics Local. All IBM Planning Analytics releases are cumulative; they contain all enhancements, new features, and fixes available since the initial release of Planning Analytics V2.0. What's new in IBM Planning Analytics Workspace: Filter by sets in the dimension editor Add members to a…

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Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) Version Outlook

For those of you unable to attend KScope in San Antonio Texas this year there was some very informative sessions around the future of on-premise Hyperion Financial Management (HFM).   This information was surrounded by Oracle’s standard “safe harbor” statement but it gives some idea of the direction and intent that Oracle is taking the on-premise…

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Cognos Analytics: IMPACT Day Workshop Materials

In the later half of 2017, eCapital Advisors will be providing a conference called IMPACT Days, a 2 day, FREE conference about IBM, Cognos Analytics, and Planning Analytics.  Conferences will be held in... IMPACT Days: Chicago on September 13th and 14th Minneapolis on September 18th and 19th Dallas on November 16th and 17th During these…

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SPSS Predictive Analytics – Projecting MLB Player Value

Baseball has always been a passion of mine since I was young. It is an analytical game, where numbers and matchups often rule the decisions on and off the baseball diamond. Professional baseball teams track and store enormous amounts of data. Each team having statisticians combing through mountains of data, in search of a needle…

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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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