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EPM: Now More Than Ever

The theme of my presentation at past spring’s Host Analytics World was that EPM is needed in fair, foul, or uncertain weather.  While EPM is used differently in fair and foul weather scenarios, it is a critical navigational instrument to help pilot the business. 486 more words


EPM Cloud Update: Notable November 2016 Updates

The November 2016 release for Oracle EPM Cloud (released a week ago) offered a number of interesting updates to each of the cloud tools. I’ve summarized some of the notable ones below: 407 more words

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PBCS Quick Tip: 3 Settings for Administrator Happiness

This set of tips comes courtesy of seeing these overlooked settings several times over at clients. Included in this post are three generic PBCS settings that administrators can apply to nearly any PBCS environment and will go a long way for your happiness (and sanity). 354 more words

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EPC Quick Tip: Login Fails

This tip comes courtesy of many frustrating failed logins due to operator error.

Here is the simple rule of thumb if you’re in Oracle EPM/Planning Cloud consulting or happen to have more than one domain across many EPC (Enterprise Planning Cloud – PBCS or EPBCS) pods: … 254 more words

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PBCS Quick Tip: Defaulting the Home Screen to the Simplified UI

This tip comes courtesy of many frustrating log ins into client environments and relates to the landing page that users first see.

Note that customers utilizing the enterprise application option on EPBCS are not affected by this, as this option only displays the Simplified User Interface (“SUI”). 371 more words

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The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake. ~ Meister Eckhart

A mystic theologian seems a rather odd person to quote for a project management blog. Especially a philosopher/theologian who lived before the Reformation of the 16th century and the Enlightenment a century or two later, when Rational Thinking became central to work and life. 1,048 more words

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Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... ~ Peter F. Drucker

I use the word “Compliance” vs. “Commitment.” I think commitment is still too weak of a term when you think about getting people to finance your project and actually do the work on your activities or work packages. 462 more words

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