Automating Application LCM backups in 11.1.2.4

As someone well versed in scripting languages, I am usually assigned to task of setting up the automated  disaster recovery backups of planning applications at clients. Over the last few years I had been primarily working on 11.1.2.3 systems.  I recently performed my first automated LCM backup on an 11.1.2.4 system and there was a small,…

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PBCS Simplified Dimension Editor

The Simplified dimension editor is a new PBCS feature highlighted in the May monthly update. This is an update to the classic dimension editor, and we could see this fully replace it in the future. The Simplified dimension editor displays dimensions, members, and the member properties in a grid format within the web. This format…

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Importing EPMA Shared Members in Hyperion Life Cycle Manager 11.1.2.1

Where did my members go? Recently, we encountered an odd error in a Hyperion Life Cycle Manager 11.1.2.1 environment, where the primary instance of a member was incorrectly deleted upon importing an Account dimension into both ASO and Planning EPMA applications.  An alternate hierarchy requiring some changes had some shared members removed, and the dimension was then migrated between a…

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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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