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Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud (PBCS) - June 2019 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)

and

Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud (EPBCS)

June 2019

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.

Planning and Budgeting Cloud and Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud

  • New Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Services
  • TLS 1.2 Support for Outbound EPM Cloud Emails
  • Removal of Support for Transport Layer Security Protocol 1.0 and 1.1
  • New Version of EPM Automate
  • Script Available for Maintaining a Snapshot Library
  • New EPM Cloud URL
  • Oracle Smart View for Mac OS and Browser-Based Deployment of Microsoft Excel
  • Updates to REST APIs
  • Changes to Default Setting for Exporting Smart List Textual Data
  • New Connection Type and Advanced Options for External Connections
  • Connections Interface Updates
  • Data Export to File
  • Purge All Imported Data
  • Show or Hide Financial Reporting Annotations

Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Only:

  • Improving Forecast Accuracy Using Simulations
  • Integration Between Strategic Modeling and Financials
Upcoming Changes:
  • EPM Cloud's New Look and Feel
  • Removal of Instance Name from Predefined Role Names
  • Self-Service Content Update
  • Classic Dimension Editor
Defects Fixed:
  • Software issues addressed each month will be posted to Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights (Doc ID 2055579.1)
 

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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