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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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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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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