Strategic Finance for Service Lines: Finding Opportunities for Growth

BI Reporting, forecasting, Healthcare, healthcare analytics, healthcare reporting, Healthcare service lines, HSF, Hyperion, Planning

Healthcare providers are always seeking innovations and evaluating strategic alternatives to meet growing demand while healthcare legislation is adding challenges to an already complex industry. As the population continues to age and development increases the demand for high quality healthcare, providers must put themselves in the optimal financial position to deliver the best care to the communities that depend on them.

ORACLE HYPERION CALC MANAGER – Part 4 – Creating RuleSets

calc manager, Calculation Manager, Essbase, HFM, Hyperion, hyperion experts, Oracle Hyperion, Planning, Planning & Essbase

In Part 1 of this series, we introduced Calc Manager, providing a general overview and explanation of some new terms.  In the second post we walked through the development of a Planning rule that utilized a run time prompt.  Part 3 covered templates available with Calc Manager.

ORACLE HYPERION CALC MANAGER – Part 3 – Working with Templates

calc manager, Calculation Manager, Essbase, HFM, Hyperion, hyperion experts, Oracle, Oracle Hyperion, Planning, Planning & Essbase

In Part 1 of this series, we introduced Calc Manager, providing a general overview and explanation of some new terms.  In the second post in the series, we walked through the development of a Planning rule that utilized a run time prompt.  In this post, we’ll explore templates provided within Calc Manager.

ORACLE HYPERION CALC MANAGER – Part 2 – Creating a Planning Rule

calc manager, Calculation Manager, Essbase, HFM, Hyperion, hyperion experts, Oracle, Oracle Hyperion, Planning, Planning & Essbase

In Part 1 of this series we introduced Calc Manager, providing a general overview and explanation of some new terms.  In this post, we will walk through the development of a rule for Hyperion Planning using the graphical interface within Calc Manager.

ORACLE HYPERION CALC MANAGER – Part 1

calc manager, EPMA, Essbase, HFM, Hyperion, Oracle, Oracle Hyperion, Planning, Planning & Essbase

With the continued investment in the Hyperion tool set by Oracle, there was a desire to centralize the development of calculations for HFM, Essbase, and Planning.  As a result of this, Oracle Hyperion Calculation Manager was born.  Calc Manager is a powerful tool for developing and administering rules for Planning and Essbase.   An intuitive graphical interface is available to help in the development process, helping to expedite movement through the learning curve for people just beginning to dip their toes into the world of Oracle Hyperion Planning and Oracle Essbase.

Special uses for Life Cycle Management (LCM)

1, EPM, EPMA, Essbase, HFM, Hyperion, LCM, Life Cycle Management, Oracle, Planning, Planning & Essbase

In my previous post, I showed how to use LCM to back up or copy an entire planning application environment.  Here I’ll expand on that subject a bit by showing some other uses you may find handy.  This is by no means meant to be an exhaustive collection – just a few suggestions you may find useful and which may provoke ideas for other uses.

Using Oracle's Hyperion® Life Cycle Management

EPM, EPMA, Essbase, HFM, Hyperion, LCM, Life Cycle Management, Oracle, Oracle Hyperion, Planning, Planning & Essbase

What is LCM?

LCM (Life Cycle Management) is a tool which can be used to migrate Hyperion applications, cubes, repositories, or artifacts across product environments and operating systems. It is accessed through the Shared Services Console.

Oh, The Good Old Days...

EPM, Essbase, Fusion, HFM, Oracle Hyperion, Pillar, Planning, Planning & Essbase, System 9

Who among us has not heard about the “good old” days?  My grandmother regularly peppered my Sunday dinner with stories, sometimes lectures, on how life was a little simpler way back when. However, if you apply some logic, it may be apparent that the premise might not hold water. 

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