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Magic & more… in Hyperion Planning

Apparently unexplained errors can arise during an installation or migration. Finding the reason for these errors may take a lot of time. However, the solution is often found in a tiny detail. In the “Magic & more” series, we share our discoveries with you. This time, we’ll discuss a detail in Hyperion Planning. We discovered […]

Stabilize your Oracle Hyperion environment

Experience shows that Oracle Hyperion environments perform in an adequate manner during implementation and right after going live. However, Hyperion applications are dynamic applications that tend to grow both in terms of data records and added functionality. How do you stabilize your Oracle Hyperion environment? After a certain amount of time, the growth of the […]

Latest updates and patches Oracle Hyperion – Q2 2017

Each quarter, Oracle releases patches for all its products, including your Hyperion products. And each quarter we give you an overview of the most important changes. Which patches are relevant to your organization? With this article, we will list the most recent patches for the Hyperion Products (HFM, Planning, Essbase, EPMA, Reporting, Foundation and Shares […]

How can you easily manage metadata in Oracle FCCS and PBCS?

Dimension maintenance can be time consuming. In Oracle FCCS and (E)PBCS – the Oracle EPM cloud products for consolidation and planning & budgeting – this is solved. The cloud products use Smart View to simplify managing your metadata. A new add-on, Smart View Add-On For Administrator, allows you to effortlessly add, remove and modify members […]

How to keep FDMEE tidy and three other FDMEE tips.

With FDMEE, a lot of new features were introduced. Some features are just improved functionality from FDM ‘Classic’, while other functionality is completely new. When migrating from FDM ‘Classic’ many people ‘forget’ to explore the new features. Often, you only make use of the new features which are necessary to import your data. Here are […]

Latest updates and patches Oracle Hyperion

Each quarter, Oracle releases patches for all its products, including your Hyperion products. And each quarter we give you an overview of the most important changes. Which patches are relevant to your organization? This time, changes are mostly for Essbase, Reporting and FDMEE. To keep things simple, we’ll give you not only these latest changes, […]

Bug in Reporting patch 11.1.2.4.703

You can’t bake an omelet without breaking eggs. This also applies to Oracle. Sometimes, we find flaws in the patches. An example is a bug in the patch Reporting 11.1.2.4.703. What is this bug and how can you beat it? Recently, we applied the Reporting patch 11.1.2.4.703 at a client of ours. During the test […]

FDMEE: Duplicate mappings bug

Have you ever encountered duplicate mapping? In FDMEE it’s possible to record duplicate mappings. Even though this doesn’t show as an immediate problem, this issue causes complete dimensions not to be mapped. How can you determine the exact cause for this issue? If dimensions are not mapped, the error log only shows that there are […]

How does Equity Pick Up work in Oracle HFM? Part 2

In my prior blog I explained how Equity Pick up (EPU) can be setup in HFM. In part 2 I will explain how you run EPU and can check and report on the EPU task. It’s quite straight forward, once you have done it a couple of times. How do you create an easily flowing […]