When FDM Isn’t an Option…Using Essbase to Map Data

data mapping, Essbase, FDM, Financial Data Management, Planning & Essbase

There are times when you do not have an option of using FDM to do large data mapping exercises prior to loading data into Essbase. There are many techniques for handling large amounts of data mappings in Essbase, I have used the technique oultined here several times for large mappings and it continues to exceed my expectations from a performance and repeatability perspective.

Come See Edgewater Ranzal at Kscope11

Calculation Manager, Data Relationship Management, drm, DRM, EPM, FDM, HFM, Hyperion, IFRS, kaleidoscope, Oracle, Oracle DRM, Oracle Hyperion, ranzal, Ranzal Overview

ODTUG Kscope11 is right around the corner. Kscope11 offers the chance for a full day EPM Symposium on Sunday, plus the opportunity to learn from experts in the EPM and BI fields on a wide range of topics.

Can FDM Do That?


Most everyone that uses or has seen a demo of Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management ("FDM") knows the basic functionality that FDM provides – mapping, data loading, data validation and financial statement certification.  But FDM is so much more than the basics. 

Business Intelligence Technology Environment – Welcome to the Buffet

1, BI, BI Reporting, EPM, Essbase, FDM, Fusion, HFM, OBIE, OBIEE, ODI, Oracle, Oracle DRM, Oracle Hyperion, Planning & Essbase, Shared Services, System 11

Business Intelligence Technology Environment or BITE is my own little tag line and acronym (maybe I should copyright it) to express the host of solutions available in the Business Intelligence application world today. (It could also be used as a verb to describe the plethora of poorly designed solutions… ahh but that is another story.)

How Does IT Manage Financial Master Data?

data governance, drm, FDM, HFM, hyperion mdm, metadata, oracle data relationship management, Oracle DRM, razza dimension server

Not well!!

The Workflow Revolution - Changes to Financial Reporting

Add new tag, best practices financial applications, BPC, Data intergration, data quality, FDM, financial workflow, HFM, Hyperion, hyperion experts, Oracle, Oracle HFM, Planning & Essbase, preparing financials, Project Management, Ranzal Overview, Roadmap, SAP, speed reporting, validation systematic

Thomas Friedman first talked about how globalization impacts business life in The World is Flat.  In this book, he describes the ‘flattening of the world’ as the idea that workers from around the globe could collaborate and work across systems and wide spans of geography.  One specific part of this flattening is a change he refers to as the “quiet revolution in software, transmission protocols” that he calls "the 'workflow revolution' because of how it made everyone’s computer and software interoperable.”

Can FDM reduce my monthly close cycle?


About Edgewater Ranzal

Edgewater Ranzal is an integrated Business Analytics solution provider deeply rooted in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM). Coupled with our Business Intelligence (BI) and Big Data (BD) expertise, we provide holistic solutions that help organizations define, measure, and innovate their business, provide a clear vision, and drive business value.

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