Hyperion Solutions Conference 2020

The Hyperion Solutions Virtual Conference 2020. The conference is a free, 4-day event taking place Monday, October 19th to Thursday, October 22nd. The conference has over 75 sessions from the old Hyperion Solutions Conference days along with today’s top speakers on Oracle EPM and Analytics. The agenda features various sessions on all things “Hyperion” but … Continue reading Hyperion Solutions Conference 2020

DM, MR, and a Function

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

Narrative Reporting Snapshot Upload & Restore

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

Smart View Shared Connections XML

One of the aspects of Smart View that often annoyed me was having to either update the shared connection URL or create private connections when jumping around different applications.  At various times I may need to access three or more different applications.  Then one day a colleague enlightened me to another way to manage multiple … Continue reading Smart View Shared Connections XML

Narrative Reporting Snapshot Downloads

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