Tuesday May 26, 2015

My Oracle Support - Essentials Webcast Series

The My Oracle Support (MOS) Essentials Series brings interactive expertise straight to your desktop.

This program provides tips and tricks on how to effectively work with Oracle Support, and take advantage of the PROACTIVE tools that are provided with your Oracle Support contract.

My Oracle Support Essentials Webcast Series - Schedule
Doc ID 553747.1

The MOS Essentials Webcast Series offers live presentations and covers many topics that assist in improving support interactions.

Topics include:

  • My Oracle Support New Features
  • Working Effectively with Support
  • Using My Oracle Support
  • Oracle Cloud Support
  • Finding Answers in My Oracle Support
  • Getting Started with My Oracle Support Community (MOSC)
  • My Oracle Support Community (MOSC) Best Practices for Advanced Users
  • Service Request Flow and Best Practices
  • Support Configuration Based Services Essentials
  • Hardware Support Best Practices
  • Customer User Administration
  • Understanding Support Identifier Groups

Getting Started:

Locate the Webcast session of interest in Doc ID 553747.1. View the scheduled times and language for the live sessions, and Register.

The Doc ID 553747.1 contains a description of each of these sessions, and also provides access to the PDF of the Presentation and the Recording where available.

Additional Information:

Also available is the MOS "How-to" training series, that provides feature-based training videos arranged by experience level, role or task that is being peformed.

How to use My Oracle Support - How-to Training Video Series
Doc ID 603505.1

This training collection of videos and quick reference guides allow you to quickly learn in depth knowledge of the features of MOS in just a few minutes. They are the foundational knowledge you will need if you are considering "My Oracle Support Accreditation". Details for the MOS Accreditation are outlined in:

Oracle Support Accreditation - Series Index
Doc ID 1583898.1

Monday May 18, 2015

Live Webcast: Streamline Your Enterprise Reporting in the Cloud

Oracle's "Office of Finance Solutions" have an upcoming live webcast presentation for the new Oracle Enterprise Reporting Cloud Service.

Live Webcast
Streamline Your Enterprise Reporting in the Cloud

Thursday, May 21, 2015
10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT

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Featured Speakers from Oracle Product Management are Jennifer Toomey (Senior Director) and Al Marciante (Senior Director).

The live webcast will provide details on the newly released Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud Service solution and includes how you can:

  • Simplify and streamline report creation and distribution
  • Collaborate securely with content contributors and reviewers
  • Access and analyze anywhere, from any device


Register Now!

Additional details on the Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud Service is available in our previous Proactive Support Blog post - visit:

Friday May 01, 2015

Business Analytics Monthly Index - April 2015

The following provides quick links to recent Proactive Support Blog postings from over the month just past.

Welcome to the Monthly Index posting for April 2015.

Within each section the items are shown in chronological order.


Oracle Business Analytics
- Proactive Support Blog


Monthly Index - April 2015
General Summary Link
Business Analytics Monthly Index - March 2015
- Monthly Blog Index - March 2015
OpenWorld SF 2015 External Call for Proposal is now open
- Providing the links for those interested in submitting proposals for the 2015 Openworld and JavaOne events
Business Intelligence (BI) Summary Link
OBIEE 11g: BI Mobile Supported Security Configurations
- Knowledge Document detailing BI Mobile App Security
New Whitepaper: OBIEE to Essbase Authentication Methods
- Single KM document available compiling details from various Authentication related articles
Support Date Update - Oracle Business Intelligence Applications 7.9.6.4
- Details for the revised OBIA Support Date in Lifetime Support Policy Document
Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Summary Link
EPM Patch Set Updates - March 2015
- Listing of EPM Patches released during March 2015
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.3.511
- Release of Hyperion FR 11.1.2.3 Patch 20729638
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.2.502
- Release of Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.2 Patch 20728678
Patch Set Update: Oracle Data Relationship Management 11.1.2.4.001
- Release of Oracle DRM 11.1.2.4 Patch 20771275
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4.001
- Release of Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4 Patch 20569991
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management 11.1.2.3.506
- Release of HPCM 11.1.2.3 Patch 20830322
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Essbase 11.1.2.3.507
- Release of Hyperion Essbase 11.1.2.3 Patches 20678869; 20678859; 20678873; 20678854; 20183647; 20183692 and 20183684
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4.001
- Release of Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4 Patch 20817841
Patch Set Update: Hyperion BI+ Financial Reporting 11.1.2.2.505
- Release of Hyperion FR 11.1.2.2 Patch 20639760
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.3.503
- Release of HFM 11.1.2.3 Patch 20577441
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3.504
- Release of Hyperion Calculation Manager Patch 20387651
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Disclosure Management 11.1.2.3.588
- Release of Hyperion Disclosure Management 11.1.2.3 Patch 20619373
Advisor Webcast Summary Link
To review Archived Recordings and to Register for future Advisor Webcasts
visit Doc ID 1456233.1

View all Monthly Index posts since October 2013 via the category:
Monthly Index


Thursday Mar 12, 2015

Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service Videos

(in via Jan)

A series of 7 new videos have been released for PBCS:

Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service

These tutorials have been made available via YouTube videos, and provide an overview that demonstrate specific features and how-to scenarios.

To help get started a viewing playlist has been provided ...


Playlist: Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud

Reviewing Scripts

"This tutorial demonstrates features you can use to review scripts in Calculation Manager with Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud. Learn how to switch view modes and navigate within the script editor using the new search options, go-to line number feature, text-wrapping, and code-folding. You can also compare your scripts with the previously saved version."

Duration: 2:40 minutes

Importing and Exporting Data (Simplified Interface)

"This tutorial demonstrates how to import and export data in Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud using the simplified interface. You learn how to import data using a flat file structured based on your Planning application. You also learn how to export data for selected members into a flat file."

Duration: 4:29 minutes

Integrating Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud Service with Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud

"This tutorial demonstrates how to use Data Management to perform the following tasks: extract data from Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud Service – Fusion General Ledger, and import it into Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud. With importing, you configure a source system, source connection, import format, location, period mapping, data load mapping, and data load rule."

Duration: 6:46 minutes

Writing Budget Data from Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Back to Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud Service

"This tutorial demonstrates how to use Data Management to write budget data from Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud back into Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud Service. You perform the following tasks to complete this process: identify required ledger information, create a custom target application, configure the source system and source connection, add an import format, add a location, add period mappings, define data load mappings, create a data load rule, and execute the import and export process."

Duration: 9:00 minutes

Extracting Data from Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud using Data Management

"This tutorial demonstrates how to use Data Management to extract data from Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud into a flat file. You create a custom application, add an import format, location, and mapping information to complete the configuration. You create and execute a data load rule to run the import and export process. You can also create a batch file to automate this process using the file transfer utility EPM Copy and EPM Automate."

Duration: 6:55 minutes

Overview: Getting Started with EPM Automate in Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud

"This overview for service administrators highlights the capabilities of the EPM Automate command line interface for Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud, and describes how it can automate common administrative tasks. It describes common scenarios for using EPM Automate and shows you how to get started."

Duration: 2:19 minutes

Overview: Using a Tablet to Go Through the Approvals Process

"This overview shows the highlights of going through the approvals process on a tablet using Oracle's Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service."

Duration: 3:18 minutes



 Access to these videos has also been provided via the following Channels:

Thursday Dec 04, 2014

Advisor Webcast: Getting Started with Essbase Aggregate Storage Option - ASO 101

Advisor Webcast

 Getting Started with
Essbase Aggregate Storage Option - ASO 101

10th December 2014

New Date: 20th January 2015


3:00 PM UTC/GMT

This one-hour session is recommended for Administrators and Application Designers who work with Oracle Essbase. It is aimed at Essbase users who have been mainly working with Essbase BSO in the past and want to get started with ASO.

Prerequisite: classic Essbase concepts of multidimensionality, data handling and calculation

The webcast will cover the very basic concepts and differences between ASO and BSO. Simple Formulas, data loading, retrieve etc. always with a focus on the differences and compared to BSO databases. So if you have been working with classic Essbase, but have not touched ASO yet, this webcast may give you an easy start to switch to using ASO in the future.

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

  • Definition of ASO specfic terms
  • ASO Syntax
  • Basic formulas and operations
  • Comparison of "Calculation Speed"
  • Recommended readings and Documentation


Register Now - visit:

My Oracle Support Community
Getting Started with Essbase Aggregate Storage Option - ASO 101


Register


To view scheduled & archived recordings of previous Business Analytics Advisor Webcasts visit:

Oracle Business Analytics Advisor Webcast
Doc ID 1456233.1



CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION : Attendees using recent Chrome or Firefox browser versions maybe required to activate the WebEx plug-in before joining a WebEx meeting. For up to-date information review the WebEx Support page:

https://support.webex.com/webex/meetings/en_US/chrome-firefox-join-faq.htm


Monday Nov 17, 2014

Advisor Webcast: Using OBIEE with Big Data

Advisor Webcast

 Using OBIEE with Big Data

25th November 2014
2:00 PM UTC/GMT

This one-hour advisor webcast is recommended for users and administrators of OBIEE, who wish to know more about using it to query big data.

The Advisor Webcast will provide information on how to connect to your big data appliance.

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

  • Learn about how to connect to your big data appliance.
  • Which ODBC drivers are supported?
  • Are there any limitations on OBIEE when querying big data?
  • Can you use BI Mobile against big data?
  • Demo based on the Oracle Big Data VM

Additional Information and Registration Details - visit:

My Oracle Support Community
Using OBIEE with Big Data


Register


To view scheduled & archived recordings of previous Business Analytics Advisor Webcasts visit:

Oracle Business Analytics Advisor Webcast
Doc ID 1456233.1



CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION : Attendees using recent Chrome or Firefox browser versions maybe required to activate the WebEx plug-in before joining a WebEx meeting. For up to-date information review the WebEx Support page:

https://support.webex.com/webex/meetings/en_US/chrome-firefox-join-faq.htm


Thursday Aug 07, 2014

Q&A For Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3 Advisor Webcast

(in via Mel)

Webcasts are a great way to gain that extra knowledge that could help with the day-to-day use of your product.

These Webcasts also give the opportunity to ask questions about the content covered.

Did you attend the recent Advisor Webcast?

Want to Discover the New features for
Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3.00 and 11.1.2.3 Webcast?

Doc ID 1676701.1

We are pleased to let you know that the Q&A's from this webcast have now been published.


Advisor Webcast Q&A Thread

If you attended this Webcast and asked a question you may see it in the list.

Here are just a few to get you started:

  • Do you have error trapping for command line business rules launcher?
  • Is this command launcher available for essbase only? will it be available for planning?
  • Can we launch sequences/rule sets through command line launcher?
  • Are these CDF's built in or require install/registration?
  • Is the list of CDF's listed in documentation?

There are plenty more in the Essbase Community Subspace ...

Advisor Webcast Q&A Thread

Advisor Webcast Q&A: Want to Discover the New features for Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3.00 and 11.1.2.3.500 for Essbase?

Interested what Webcasts have been scheduled for the future?

Perhaps you would like to see a previous Webcast recording and access the material used during the presentations ... then visit:

Oracle Business Analytics Advisor Webcast
Schedule and Archive Recordings

Doc ID 1456233.1


Did you know ... if you are active in the MOS Communities you will see posts advising when new Advisor Webcasts are scheduled ...

Monday Jul 28, 2014

Advisor Webcast Recording For New Features for Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3.x for Essbase

The recently hosted Advisor Webcast recording is available for:

Want to discover the new features for
Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3.00 & 11.1.2.3.500 for Essbase?

This session presented on July 16th, 2014 is recommended for technical and functional users who would like to see the new features in Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3.00 and 11.1.2.3.500 for Essbase.

Discussed during the session was how to use the New System Templates, Command Launcher, Customer Defined Functions, Run Time prompt and Analyzing Business Rules via the wizard.

The live demonstrations stepped through:

  • Analyzing a Business Rule Script for Performance or Optimization Issues
  • Comparing the Scripts of Two Business Rules
  • Support for Runtime Prompts in Essbase Business Rules
  • Support for Two New Essbase System Templates
  • Using the Command Line Launcher for Essbase Business Rules
  • Using New Custom-Defined Functions

To download the Advisor Webcast recording visit:

Advisor Webcast: Want to Discover the New features for
Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3.00 and 11.1.2.3.500 for Essbase? [Video]

Doc ID 1676701.1

The recording also contains the Q&A session. For additional discussion about this Advisor Webcast topic visit the Community Thread. This is a dedicated thread allowing post presentation questions to be placed.

To view scheduled & archived recordings of previous Business Analytics Advisor Webcasts visit:

Oracle Business Analytics Advisor Webcast
Doc ID 1456233.1

Tuesday Jul 08, 2014

Advisor Webcast: Want to discover the new features for Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3.00 & 11.1.2.3.500 for Essbase?

Advisor Webcast

 Want to discover the new features for Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3.00 & 11.1.2.3.500 for Essbase?

16th July 2014
2:00 PM UTC/GMT

This one-hour session is recommended for technical and functional users who would like to see the new features in Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3.00 and 11.1.2.3.500 for Essbase.

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

  • Suppressing System Key Words while Editing in Script Mode
  • Analyzing a Business Rule Script for Performance or Optimization Issues
  • Comparing the Scripts of Two Business Rules
  • Support for Runtime Prompts in Essbase Business Rules
  • Support for Two New Essbase System Templates
  • Using New Custom-Defined Functions in Calculation Manager


Register Now - visit:

Want to Discover the New features for
Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3.00 and 11.1.2.3.500 for Essbase?

Doc ID 1676701.1

Register



To view scheduled & archived recordings of previous Business Analytics Advisor Webcasts visit:

Oracle Business Analytics Advisor Webcast
Doc ID 1456233.1



CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION :

Attendees using recent Chrome or Firefox browser versions maybe required to activate the WebEx plug-in before joining a WebEx meeting.

For up to-date information ensure to review the WebEx Support page:
https://support.webex.com/webex/meetings/en_US/chrome-firefox-join-faq.htm


Wednesday Jun 18, 2014

Recording of Advisor Webcast: Monitoring the Planning JVM in EPM system

After the large attendance for the Advisor Webcast

"Monitoring the Planning JVM in EPM System"

we've been asked many times for the location of the recording.

You can find recordings of all the previous webcasts via the central KM Doc:

 Advisor Webcasts: Current Schedule and Archived Recordings ( Doc ID 740966.1 )

All EPM and BI recordings are under the umbrella of Business Analytics

Alternatively navigate directly to the Business Analytics (Hyperion/EPM) KM Doc :

Oracle Business Analytics Advisor Webcast Schedule and Archive Recordings
( Doc ID 1456233.1 )
(Select the "Archived2014" Tab on this one)

As usual we do have an active Thread in the MOS Community for this Advisor Webcast:


(layout: Torben, post and authorized: Lia)

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014

AW Recording: Troubleshooting Essbase Analytics Link

The recording and presentation for the recently hosted Advisor Webcast (AW) live session is now available for viewing via:

"Troubleshooting Essbase Analytics Link"
Doc ID 1633062.1

This one-hour session is recommended for technical and functional users who use and administer Essbase Analytics Link.

The session addressed the installation preparation and plan, troubleshooting techniques, log file locations, show how to read and interpret the logs, and discuss the internal communication between EAL components.

It also addressed Ports and Protocols used as well as the prerequisites to establish the connections. In the presentation, a quick look at tools to assist with troubleshooting will provide the means for a more successful EAL administration.

TOPICS INCLUDED:

  • EAL Architecture
  • EAL Communication Paths
  • Use Cases
  • Troubleshooting Installation and Configuration

For additional discussion for this Advisor Webcast visit the dedicated Q&A thread in My Oracle Support - HFM Community [Link].

For the Current Scheduled and Archived Advisor Webcasts visit:
Doc ID 740966.1

Friday Mar 07, 2014

Advisor Webcasts this month - March 2014

Coming to you in March 2014 ...

During this month of March the Proactive Support Team will be presenting the following Advisor Webcasts.

These are one hour live sessions delivered via Webex to your desktop and presented by subject matter experts, with the Q&A sessions (where applicable) enabling you to recieve answers to specific questions.


  • Embedding OBIEE Content in WebCenter Portal

March 19th ( 2:00 PM UTC/GMT ) - Recommended for technical users who are interested in integrating OBIEE with WebCenter Portal. The objective is to provide an overview of the system requirements and the steps required to perform a basic integration.

For further information and to REGISTER visit:

Embedding OBIEE Content in WebCenter Portal
Doc ID 1613815.1


  • Installation and Configuration of Webservices for HPCM

March 26th ( 3:00 PM UTC/GMT) - Recommended for technical and functional users who need or would like to know how to install/configure and use Web Services to fully automate tasks in Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management (HPCM).

For further information and to REGISTER visit:

Installation and Configuration of Webservices for HPCM
Doc ID 1623123.1


  • Interpreting the EPM Registry

March 27th ( 3:00 PM UTC/GMT) - Recommended for technical and functional users who have to support, install or maintain Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) installations. This is a guide that will help users navigate the registry to find Hyperion EPM configuration settings.

For further information and to REGISTER visit:

Interpreting the EPM Registry
Doc ID 1623837.1


The date/time specified above are based on UTC/GMT. The timestamp hyperlink will redirect to "timeanddate.com" to view your local time. The Advisor Webcast recordings and presentation (PDF) are made available within 3 business days after the event.

Missed an Advisor Webcast?

You can view recordings of past Advise Webcasts via the Archived pages at:

Oracle Business Analytics Advisor Webcast Schedule and Archive Recordings
Document 1456233.1



Thursday Feb 20, 2014

Advisor Webcast: Installation and Configuration of Webservices for HPCM

Advisor Webcast

 Installation and Configuration of Webservices for HPCM

26th March 2014
3:00 PM UTC/GMT

This one-hour session is recommended for technical and functional users who need or would like to know how to install/configure and use Web Services to fully automate tasks in Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management (HPCM).

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

  • Overview and introduction to Web services
  • Installation and configuration of Web Services for HPCM 11.1.2.3
  • Troubleshooting Tips
  •  Using the Web Services sample Client to run tasks on HPCM 


Register Now - visit:

Installation and Configuration of Webservices for HPCM
Doc ID 1623123.1


Register



To view scheduled & archived recordings of previous Business Analytics Advisor Webcasts visit:

Oracle Business Analytics Advisor Webcast [Doc ID 1456233.1]



CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION :

Attendees using recent Chrome or Firefox browser versions maybe required to activate the WebEx plug-in before joining a WebEx meeting.

For up to-date information ensure to review the WebEx Support page:
https://support.webex.com/webex/meetings/en_US/chrome-firefox-join-faq.htm


Friday Dec 14, 2012

Advisor Webcast: Hyperion Planning: Migrating Business Rules to Calc Manager

As you may be aware EPM 11.1.2.1 was the terminal release of Hyperion Business Rules (see Hyperion Business Rules Statement of Direction ( Doc ID 1448421.1).

This webcast aims to help you migrate from Business Rules to Calc Manager.

Date: January 10, 2013 at 3:00 pm, GMT Time (London, GMT) / 4:00 pm, Europe Time (Berlin, GMT+01:00) / 07:00 am Pacific / 8:00 am Mountain / 10:00 am Eastern

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

    Calculation Manager in 11.1.2.2
    Migration Consideration
    How to migrate the the HBR rules from 11.1.2.1 to Calculation Manager 11.1.2.2
    How to migrate the security of the Business Rules.
    How to approach troubleshooting and known issues with migration.

For registration details please go to Migrating Business Rules to Calc Manager ( Doc ID 1506296.1).

Alternatively, to view all upcoming webcasts go to Advisor Webcasts: Current Schedule and Archived recordings [ ID 740966.1] and chose Oracle Business Analytics from the drop down menu.

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Authors:
Lia, Torben, Paul, Julie





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