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Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud (PBCS) - May 2018 Updates

Tanya Heise
Sr Principal Technical Support Engineer

The following announcements and considerations are outlined in the upcoming Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud (PBCS) update:

Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud (PBCS)


Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud (EPBCS)

May 2018

Monthly Update Schedule:

Oracle will apply the latest updates to your test environments starting at 22:00 UTC (15:00 PDT) on Friday, May 4, 2018 and to your production environment on Friday, May 18, 2018, also starting at 22:00 UTC. The updates will be applied to your environments during the first subsequent daily maintenance.

Planning and Budgeting Cloud and Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud:

  • New EPM Automate Utility Version
  • Microsoft Excel Version Usage in Activity Report
  • Ability to Set Display Preference for Tasks
  • Retain Last Accessed Tab in Navigation Flow Cards
  • Enhancements to Dashboards
  • New Administration Mode Job Type
  • Export and Import Level Zero Data from an ASO Cube
  • Average Fragmentation Quotient Displayed in Statistics for Block Storage Applications
  • Oracle Account Reconciliation Cloud Clusters and Cards as Navigation Flows Targets

Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Only:

  • Self-Service Content Update
  • Integrating Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud Metadata
  • Create an Input-Only Scenario from an Existing Scenario

Removal of Support:

  • Classic Dimension Editor
  • Composite Form Creation Capability
  • Financial Reporting Studio Desktop Client

Defects Fixed:

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


  • Dashboard Folders
  • Exporting Multiple Financial Reporting Folders


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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