Ask Our Ace: Oracle EPM Latest Releases and Update Policy

HFM user: What is some of the most important patch information you have learned about recently? Chris Barbieri: I was reading through some patch update information on Oracle’s site and saw this. We’ve discussed it before, but I think it’s important to communicate this...

Ask Our Ace: Tips on Variable Names, Strings and Integers

HFM User: Do you have any tips on rules? I currently have some rules that are not running, and I don’t know why. Chris Barbieri: I’ve seen a few cases recently in which rules are not running because the variables that the conditions use are not handled properly....

CAUTION – USD Total in HFM

HFM User: I recently updated data and consolidated, but I’m not seeing the correct numbers—Please HELP! Chris Barbieri: Frequently, this problem stems for the Value dimension member that is in your Point of View.  Your issue may be that your POV is set to USD...

Ask Our Ace: Rule Optimization Tip

HFM User: Do you have any rule optimization tips? Chris Barbieri: Recently, one of our clients asked us how to reduce consolidation times by increasing the efficiency of one specific rule.  The rule in question copies data from “C4#DefaultRate” to various other...