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OAUG Connection Point - EPM/BI - Orlando 2012 (61)

After implementation of HFM many companies are confronted with performance and maintenance that was not expected as they discussed their design requirements. Often companies are given HFM applications in which they are required to initiate multiples consolidations, translations, or calculations. Even after they have performed these processes they may still not get the expected data values. This presentation will show the ten most common design flaws in an HFM application build that may cause some of this behavio
General Dynamics is working with Peloton to implement a multi-phased roadmap to enhance analytical capabilities. In the current state, GD is dependent on obsolete Discoverer and Hummingbird BI/Query reporting. Phase 1 includes both Financial Analytics and Project Analytics components of the OBIA suite, plus Essbase and SmartView. The presentation will cover best practices for standing up the OBIA components and using the packaged solutions to accelerate BI initiatives.
Analytical Master Data Management (MDM) reporting can eliminate a variety of common organizational problems, such as: 1. Wasting valuable resources reconciling reports and long, drawn-out closing cycles 2. Maintaining common reporting structures 3. Producing accurate and consistent downstream master data 4. Creating and manipulating data via desktop silos using Excel and/or Access programs
With Oracle going the direction of EPMA as their base for Hyperionm, it is desired and necessary to automate load processes. This presentation will introduce you to production ready methods, good-to-knows and need-to-knows to successfully automate your EPMA routines.
Lifecycle Management provides a streamlined method of migrating Oracle Enterprise Performance Management applications or individual artifacts between environments, but it can also be used as an integral part of your backup process. This presentation will explain how Lifecycle Management works as well as discuss and demonstrate automation techniques for it. Attendees will learn how this product can fit into a complete Hyperion backup solution that can be used to easily restore a Hyperion Planning application.
  • Author Brian Williams
  • Company Vertical Edge Consulting Group
  • Track EPM/BI/Business Intelligence/Warehousing
This presentation will focus on the four modules/applications that Oracle provides as solutions (Workforce Planning, CapEx Planning, Project Planning, and Public Sector Planning. The details of the presentation will focus on implementation issues, configuration factors to take into consideration of the application. When to use these modules, and when to not use them. The benefits of deploying these solutions for users.
Data integration is a critical component for enterprises to ensure that users of various systems can rely on a unified and consistent view of their corporate data. Business excellence requires transactional, analytical and reporting systems to be in unison and an agile integration architecture and implementation approach are the foundation to quickly align data integration processes with changing business requirements.
You just imported your first Essbase cube into OBIEE¢‚¬¦congrats! Now what!? We'll review the important aspects of Essbase that you need to understand before embarking on a project to integrate Essbase with OBIEE. We'll discuss include differences between Essbase database storage capabilities (ASO and BSO) and how they create different structures in OBIEE; why integration isn't complete when importing an Essbase cube; a quick look ¢‚¬Å“under the covers¢‚¬ to see MDX queries work and how to optimize these queries; and more!
This session will cover an introduction to Big Data and Analytics provide details at a level that functional and IT users can understand. Apart from overview of Hadoop, NoSQL and Oracle's Big Data Appliance we will look at Oracle R Enterprise for Big Data Analytics. We will discuss the industry landscape and use cases. User will gain insight about Oracle R and how harness the power of Big Data Analytics. Overall attendees will understand how big data analytics can help companies make better business decisions.
Join us on our journey on the new features in Smart View 11.1.2 including all the new features in the recently released "Essbase Excel Add-In Replacement" patch. Whether it's completing your entire budget process in Excel & Outlook or creating formatted reports & charts with Report Designer, you are guaranteed to learn something new & useful to help you manage performance. Whether a die-hard Excel Add-In user or brand new to Smart View, you will not want to miss this session.
Hear the real world story of a substantial 2012 reporting project that included OBIEE, Financial Analytics, Supply Chain & Order Management Analytics, Procurement & Spend Analytics, Project Analytics, Hyperion Financial Management and Hyperion Planning and considerable custom development. The main objectives of improving the close month process and getting visibility to financial, operational and forecasting information was accomplished.
Learn how Group 1 Automotive leveraged the Oracle Hyperion suite of products for a uniform, consolidated way to look at dealership performance, and a more efficient, automated way to conduct reporting processes. This session will review the design and implementation of a dynamic reporting system that distributes data in a consistent, timely fashion, making the budgeting and forecasting process less people-dependent while providing system controls and maintenance efficiencies within the process.
Due to challenges presented by a rapidly changing business environment coupled with a constrained regulatory structure, many companies cannot afford to wait for the completion of an ERP project prior to engaging in an EPM initiative. A well-architected and executed consolidation and reporting solution can add tremendous value to an organization if it begins concurrently with an ERP program. IBM discusses the key value drivers, challenges, strategies and project timeline approaches with concurrent implementations.
Have you upgraded to recent versions of Essbase but you're still hanging on to your Block Storage Option databases? ASO has improved leaps and bounds, providing limitless dimensionality, larger volumes of detail, faster reporting and more. Join us for this informative session where we will walk through the key differences of BSO and ASO as well as show you the steps to convert your BSO database to aggregate storage.
With significant investments in your Oracle ERP system, be it Oracle E-Business Suite or Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise or JD Edwards application, you want to maximize the return. In this session, you will see how Oracle's EPM system and powerful data integration tools and adapters for this system have helped Oracle ERP customers deliver significant improvements to their organizations. You will hear from customers directly about what they have done,achieved and will be able to ask questions to maximize your returns
Do you want to enhance your Hyperion Planning application for driver based budgeting? Does each department have its own driver? How do you make everyone happy but keep the application easy to maintain? Learn some tips and tricks for designing your planning application to address complex driver-based modeling needs of all departments with low maintenance for the Administrator.
This session will cover: ASO Primer (BSO vs. ASO); Dimensions and hierarchies; Stored vs. dynamic; Solve order; Outline verification; Some obvious (and not so obvious) mistakes and their solutions; Dynamic hierarchies; Calc on stored hierarchy; Brain benders; Nested dynamic calculations; Conclusions; How to avoid getting into these situations; How to get out; and Final thoughts and Q&A.
In this session, find out what's new in Oracle's Business Analytics, Business Intelligence and Enterprise Performance Management product suites and what's coming in the future. Find out the latest news on Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Endeca Information Discovery, and how Oracle is leveraging mobile and cloud technologies to help organizations drive agile performance management and better business outcomes.
BI dashboards are powerful because, if created well, they pull together different views of information in a single place, providing one of the most impactful ways to visualize data. They are key tools in any organization's decision making process and getting insight of business. So, how to create an effective dashboard? It all starts at a concept and thinking through well. There may be some pitfalls to avoid and best practices to follow: Concepts, Design, Best Practices, Tips, Pitfalls, and Effectiveness.
  • Author Arun Chaturvedi
  • Company Application Software Technology Corporation
  • Track EPM/BI/Business Intelligence/Warehousing
Come find out what the new features and functionalities of the the latest version of Essbase are and how they can help your organization get the most out of your environment. New Smart View fixes, performance enhancements and more!
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