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Narrative Reporting (Previously EPRCS) - June 2019 Updates

Tanya Heise
Sr Principal Technical Support Engineer

The following announcements and considerations are outlined in the upcoming Narrative Reporting update:

Oracle Narrative Reporting

June 2019

 

Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud is Now Narrative Reporting.

  • Product Name changes are introduced in 19.06 as part of a new approach to structuring Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud business processes.
  • The new Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud provides end-to-end business processes to meet the requirements of most organizations and ensure a connected and agile experience across multiple business processes.
  • Starting in 19.06, Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud is referred to as the Narrative Reporting business process. The functionality is unchanged. Narrative Reporting continues to provide a secure, process-driven approach for defining, authoring, reviewing and publishing financial and management report packages.

Monthly Update Schedule:

Oracle will apply the latest monthly updates to your Test environments during the first daily maintenance that occurs at or after 22:00 UTC (15:00 PDT) on Friday, June 7,  2019. Oracle will apply the latest monthly updates to your Production environments during the first daily maintenance that occurs at or after 22:00 UTC (15:00 PDT) on Friday, June 21,  2019.

Backing up the daily maintenance snapshot and restoring the environment as needed are self-service operations. Oracle recommends that you download the maintenance snapshot every day to a local server. Refer to Backing Up and Restoring an Environment Using the Maintenance Snapshot in Getting Started with Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud for Administrators.

Announcements:

  • Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud is Now Narrative Reporting
  • New Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Services
  • New EPM Cloud URL
  • New Connection Type and Advanced Options for External Connections
  • Connections Interface Updates
  • Working with Butterfly Report Format
  • Report Package – Publish to Library
  • Removal of Support for Transport Layer Security Protocol 1.0 and 1.1
  • TLS 1.2 Support for Outbound EPM Cloud Emails

Upcoming Changes:

  • Removal of Instance Name from Predefined Role Names

Defects Fixed:

  • Software issues addressed each month will be posted to Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights (Doc ID 2055579.1)

Considerations:

  • Access Control
  • Management Reporting
  • Report Packages
  • Disclosure Management
  • Smart View
  • Only for Smart View for Office with Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus
 

Refer to the following links and documents for further information:

  • Oracle Cloud Release Readiness - Get up to speed on the latest cloud release and ensure your upgrade is a success with Oracle's Release Readiness assets. To access this broad range of assets, locate your service on the left, then choose a release from the service's drop-down menu. Learn and how to plan your upgrade by reviewing expanded discussions of new features,including capability overviews, business benefits, setup considerations and usage tips.
  • My Oracle Support (MOS) Knowledge Article: Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights Doc ID 2055579.1

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