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Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail The new year presents companies with an opportunity for introspection and to realign their goals. You may have had a bad year and want to resurrect your business financials or have had a pretty good year, and want to build on that success. Here are some key points to…

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Essbase – An Evolution Over Time

Essbase – An Evolution Over Time We can all agree that Essbase Database is the backbone of the EPM suite, but do we know about its evolution over time? Here are some major points in its history, where Essbase was at the forefront of Arbor, Hyperion and Oracle strategic financial decision making. Essbase Timeline and…

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PBCS Vs Excel

PBCS Vs Excel Microsoft Excel certainly has its place in the workplace, and has helped many start ups and SMEs get off the ground. Once a company begins to grow, however, spreadsheet software has its limitations. A better long-term solution for financial planning and analytics is to migrate to a more shareable, scalable, and trackable…

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Oracle EPM On-Premise and Cloud Direction

Oracle EPM On-Premise and Cloud Direction Oracle EPM On-Premise and Cloud Direction. Since its launch, EPM has been the go to financial product of choice for large companies across the world. Due to its lower cost, EPM cloud is now enabling smaller companies to reap these benefits previously only enjoyed by larger corporations. In order…

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Cloud Computing Costs Considerations

Cloud Computing Costs Considerations Cloud computing offers the potential to reduce many IT related costs. Enterprises can save money on hardware, software, and the maintenance needed to keep pace with the technology by sharing cloud computing resources. However, often companies are left with insufficient guidance when it comes to estimating the costs related to cloud…

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What’s in a name – PBCS vs EPBCS

What’s in a name – PBCS vs EPBCS About PBCS v. EPBCS, so after careful deliberation, you’ve decided that PBCS is the planning software you need to help grow your organization, but now the question is which version – The original, or the newer EPBCS? What are the differences between the two offerings, and what…

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Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (OTRC)

Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (OTRC) Taxation Reporting in the Cloud delivers is the seventh EPM module available in the cloud, based on the highly successful on-premises tax solution, but completely re-engineered for the cloud. With a framework to enable organizations to improve their tax processes while complying with all the latest global regulations. Multinational organizations…

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What is EPRCS and how it is changing corporate reporting

What is EPRCS and how it is changing corporate reporting EPRCS is changing corporate reporting. The quality of a company’s reporting can affect how its management is perceived—and can even affect the business’ cost of capital. In addition to corporate valuation considerations, we are witnessing an increase in global and regulatory mandates around narrative reporting…

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Is EPRCS Management Reporting the Hyperion Financial Reporting Killer?

Is EPRCS Management Reporting the Hyperion Financial Reporting Killer? You won’t typically find feature comparisons between EPRCS Management Reporting (MR) the Hyperion Financial Reporting (FR) as ostensibly they are intended for different purposes. That said, EPRCS Management Reporting keeps growing and growing, and adding more features and functionality that were previously only found in Hyperion…

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The 6 Key Considerations when Migrating from HFM to FCCS

The 6 Key Considerations when Migrating from HFM to FCCS FCCS migration is all the rage at the moment, and you have probably heard that it is very easy to migrate any of your HFM applications to the cloud.  In most cases this is true, but occasionally some applications can prove more difficult to move…

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