ODTUG Hyperion SIG Newsletter

A Note from the Hyperion SIG President

By Alice Lawrence, Hyperion SIG President and Eric Helmer, Editor

The Hyperion SIG is busy looking for ways to bring value to you our EPM/Hyperion members. We hope that you will take a few moments to read through this newsletter and find some useful information.

Kscope is getting closer. All of the agendas and events have been coordinated. Now is a perfect opportunity to sign up and get it on your calendar.

As you may have heard, the new EPM version was released. This issue is packed full of information around what’s new in this release along with some links to some great blog articles about the release. We also have a great “Stupid Tricks” article summarizing all the support resources Oracle provides for us.

Hope you find the newsletter useful. Please feel free to contact us with any feedback.

Announcing the EPM Oracle Mic Night at Kscope13

We want to hear from you! You’ll have ten minutes to show everyone something awesome that you’ve done. Come out Monday night at Kscope and join us for a fun-filled, informative night! Click here for more details.

What’s New in Version

By Denis Desroches, Director, EPM Financial Applications, The Hackett Group

At a recent webcast presentation, Oracle introduced new content for the next major EPM release - the imminent "" The products continue to offer improvements in performance and functionality, and this article attempts to summarize the most significant features from that presentation. (Of course, these announcements are not commitments, and the development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described in this article remain at the sole discretion of Oracle.) Click here for the full article.

EPM Tips and Tricks – Know Your Support Resources

By Cameron Lackpour, CL Solve

Oracle Support has gone out of their way to reach out to the EPM world through a wide variety of social media channels. What do I mean? How about:

In other words, Oracle Support is trying their very best to get the word out about all of the information in the Support world. Click here to read on.

Hyperion SIG Board Elections

Elections are right around the corner. Call for Nominations will be in early June. We are looking for some enthusiastic individuals that are willing to put in some extra time to make the SIG great.  

Some items that the SIG works on throughout the year:

  • Hyperion SIG Newsletter
  • Organization of ODTUG EPM WebEx sessions
  • ODTUG EPM Tech Journal articles
  • Hyperion EPM content for Kscope Conference
  • Mini-Conferences

The SIG needs at least two new customers to join this year. If you are enthusiastic, and willing to put in some time to help with these initiatives, please consider running for a board position this year.

Getting to Know Your SIG Board

This month’s featured board member is IT Specialist Michael LaBarge from Cessna Aircraft Company, Wichita, Kansas. Click here to check out the interview with Michael.

Best of the Blogs

We’ve scoured the blogs and found the ones we thought were most interesting and gathered them all into one place for you.

Glenn Schwartzberg’s Essbase Blog - Studio Drill through Tips

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