The PeriodOffset function in Cloud EPM Reports is a cool feature to create dynamic reports with trailing (or forward looking) periods across years.
Back in April 2020 I wrote a post about how to download Narrative Reporting (NR) snapshots with the File Transfer Utility. This utility was needed because at the time EPM Automate did not support NR. Oracle has recently introduced lots of new functionality in EPM Automate that supports NR, including the ability to download files. … Continue reading Narrative Reporting Snapshot Downloads with EPM Automate
In keeping with the name of this site, this post will be a few random EPM items. I believe each to be useful information, but not necessarily needing a dedicated post by themselves. PeriodsToDate Function The function PeriodsToDate can be a very useful function. It is commonly used in a View dimension to get QTD … Continue reading DM, MR, and a Function
Previously, we discussed the process for downloading application snapshots in Narrative Reporting (NR) (go to post). This is done with the NR File Transfer Utility and either from a command prompt or with a batch script. Now we will go thru the process of uploading a snapshot and restoring the NR instance with that snapshot. … Continue reading Narrative Reporting Snapshot Upload & Restore
Unfortunately, Narrative Reporting (NR) does not use EPM Automate like other products within Oracle EPM Cloud. I find this very disappointing and frustrating, but it is what it is and we’ll adapt. One of the basic tasks that I set up whenever working with a client on an implementation is to download and retain daily … Continue reading Narrative Reporting Snapshot Downloads