Oracle PBCS Q2 2018 Updates – See What’s New

Posted by Pam Gazley

Jun 28, 2018 11:15:56 AM

We are committed to keeping our Oracle clients updated on Oracle Cloud product features and enhancements. In case you missed it, here's a recap of the Q2 2018 Oracle PBCS product announcements.

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Topics: Budgeting and Forecasting, Hyperion Planning, Oracle PBCS, Oracle Products

Harness the New Power of Budgeting and Planning In The Cloud

Posted by Senior Consultant

Jun 27, 2018 10:09:07 AM

Today, the big initiative at enterprise software companies is migrating their existing solutions to cloud platforms.  The benefits to moving to a cloud platform generally revolve around greater flexibility and efficiency. Flexibility meaning that IT services can be scaled in real time to fit the needs of the application users.  Efficiency speaks to the ability to deploy applications and services rapidly without worrying about underlying hardware / infrastructure issues.  The mantra is that once you are in the cloud, all you need is an Internet connection. The problem... Many finance organizations are not harnessing the true power of budgeting and planning in the cloud.

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Topics: Budgeting and Forecasting, Cloud Hosting, Hyperion Planning, Oracle PBCS, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)

Bringing AI and Predictive Analytics to EPM

Posted by Adib Khartabil

Jun 21, 2018 10:57:00 AM

Advances in business technology since the advent of the PC have had exponential effects upon how entities budget, plan and report their results since the early 1980’s.  Lotus 123’s (later Excel’s) contribution to budgets and forecasts is immeasurable.  Thus, came the creation of “spreadsheet hell” that most currently active and experienced finance, accounting and

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Topics: Budgeting and Forecasting, Hyperion Planning, Oracle PBCS, Data Quality Management, Finance Best Practices, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)

Streamline and Modernize Your Budgeting and Planning Process

Posted by Adib Khartabil

Jun 13, 2018 9:27:42 AM

At some point in the life of your business, the budgeting and planning process will need to evolve from manual spreadsheet purgatory to an automated, transparent process that aligns with your business goals – that is if it hasn’t already.  A company’s budget is THE planning tool upon which every part of an enterprise will

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Topics: Budgeting and Forecasting, Hyperion Planning, Cloud EPM, Finance Best Practices

Oracle PBCS – What’s New: Quarterly Recap

Posted by Pam Gazley

Mar 23, 2018 1:47:00 PM

We are committed to keeping our Oracle clients updated on Oracle Cloud product features and enhancements. In case you missed it, here's a recap of the Q1 2018 Oracle PBCS product announcements.

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Topics: Budgeting and Forecasting, Hyperion Planning, Oracle PBCS, Oracle Products

Make Your Oracle EPM Cloud Migration a Strategic Move

Posted by Steve Berry

Feb 20, 2018 9:05:00 AM

Although there are good tactical reasons for an EPM cloud migration like cutting costs or adding functions, it’s also a strategic opportunity for gaining competitive advantage.

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Topics: Cloud Hosting, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Hyperion Planning, Cloud EPM

The Cloud Brings Better Performance and Team Efficiency - A Case Study

Posted by Pam Gazley

Jan 30, 2018 1:49:08 PM

When a world-leading enterprise cloud contact center and workforce optimization solution provider, Aspect Software, needed to upgrade and migrate their Hyperion Planning solution to the cloud, they turned to Strafford's consulting, cloud hosting and EPM support services.

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Topics: Cloud Hosting, Hyperion Planning, Cloud EPM, Case Studies

What Skills to Look for When Hiring a Hyperion Administrator

Posted by Pam Gazley

Jan 24, 2018 3:25:50 PM

Looking for a new Hyperion Adminstrator? As with any hire, it can be extremely difficult to find a person who is both qualified (technically) and a good fit within your organization. Many finance organizations don’t have the time or resources to get their new Hyperion Administrator ramped up and trained so you may need to hire someone to jump in and get started.

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Topics: Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Hyperion Planning, Oracle Products

Oracle Hyperion On-premises Support is Extended Through 2030!

Posted by Hyperion Consultant

Dec 13, 2017 12:09:05 PM

As you may have seen, Oracle announced at KScope 2017 in San Antonio that it has extended support for a number of on-premise Hyperion tools. In case you missed it, here's the lowdown...

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Topics: Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Hyperion Planning

Hyperion Planning: A Better Choice Than Excel-based Planning

Posted by Michele Morrill

Dec 11, 2015 2:52:18 PM

A “day in the life” of an Excel-based planning and consolidation process resembles “spreadsheet hell”. It happens when finance teams are constantly sending and receiving files, trying to collate data, and assembling reports for management. Hyperion Planning can alleviate the headaches and unite your team.

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Topics: Budgeting and Forecasting, Hyperion Planning, Oracle PBCS, Finance Best Practices