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Meet Geordan Drummond, ODTUG's Member of the Quarter. read the interview below to learn more about Geordan's career and his impact on the EPM community
What is your job title and name of the organization that you work for?
Product Director, Financial Close and Reporting at Alithya
What project are you working on now? And how do you feel it will affect your organization or the EPM community?
I'm working on a project in conjunction with our Planning resources where we are leveraging Groovy to meet a number of requirements within Oracle FCC. This provides us with additional flexibility that we previously did not have, and which can be brought to bear on future projects. I'm looking forward to sharing some of these with the broader community in due time.
Share your most relevant trick of the trade.
Using Task Manager for automation - this has been a go to toolset for just about every implementation.
What career advice do you live by?
Don't sweat the small stuff and don't worry about peoples' opinions. Stay focused, work hard, and make sure you give credit where credit is due.
What do you enjoy most about ODTUG the ODTUG EPM community?
I love seeing people from different perspectives come together to share their experiences, whether virtual or in person. Everyone is interested in advancing the platform forward and helping in any way that they can.