Kscope13 Presentations

Check out the presentations listed below.



What's the UPK?
Opal Alapat , TopDown Consulting
When: Jun 26, 2013, Session 14, 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: Case Studies

Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK) allows companies to develop, deploy, and maintain content for training and testing. It can help mitigate project risk, reduce deployment and project timelines, and assist with end-user adoption. This presentation will review the basics of UPK, different use cases for implementing it, and how to leverage it for testing and training purposes. In addition, this presentation will include tips and tricks for getting started and will highlight both the administrator and user perspectives.

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Learn How Oracle-Hyperion Data Relationship Management (DRM) Enables Financial Transformation...
Greg Briscoe , AdvancedEPM Consulting, Inc.
When: Jun 25, 2013, Session 9, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: None

The presentation will clearly articulate the benefits and project approach for implementing Oracle-Hyperion Data Relationship Management (DRM) within ABC Company as it undertakes a chart of accounts redesign, ERP upgrade & consolidation, and Hyperion applications(s) redesign initiative.

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HFM, Planning, and Essbase with a Side of DRM
Angie Caruthers , McAfee
Co-presenter(s): Brian Marshall, US Analytics
When: Jun 24, 2013, Session 2, 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: Case Studies

Are you considering an implementation of HFM, Planning, Essbase, and DRM? This presentation will cover the successful implementation of the Oracle EPM Suite implemented at McAfee. Hear first-hand from the client, not just the consultants, about what to expect when implementing the Oracle EPM stack in a complex international environment. Data moves smoothly around from SAP to HFM, from HFM to Planning, and from Planning to Essbase. Meanwhile, all of the meta-data for all of the applications regardless of technology is managed in DRM. If you are considering implementing Oracle EPM or you are already in the process, this presentation will be worth your while.

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Creating World Class Financial Reporting to Support the Needs of a Rapidly Growing Oil & Gas Company
Lawrence Chaifetz , Deloitte
Co-presenter(s): Rick Perez
When: Jun 27, 2013, Session 18, 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: No Subtopic

This is a case study on a growing independent energy company primarily engaged in natural gas exploration, development, and production. This oil and gas company successfully implemented the Hyperion System 11 suite to create a world-class financial systems platform to support the needs of a rapidly growing organization.

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Customer Panel: Better Together - Implementing and Using Multiple Oracle EPM Applications
Neela Chaudhari , Oracle Corporation
When: Jun 26, 2013, Session 13, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: No Subtopic

Gartner research states that organizations that have implemented Performance Management more broadly are nearly four times more likely to be among the most competitive organizations in their industry. Hear from a number of Oracle EPM customers that have each implemented a wide range of applications about what they have done and the successes they have achieved. Hear from our customers -- Ensco, General Dynamics and McAfee.

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Hyperion 101: An Introduction to the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Suite
Andrew Jorgensen , MindStream Analytics
When: Jun 25, 2013, Crossover Sessions, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: No Subtopic

Have you been hearing all this talk about Oracle Hyperion? Are you wondering what exactly an Essbase is? This is the session for those who are looking for an introduction into Business Intelligence and Enterprise Performance Management. We'll start with the core business problems that are addressed with these products. The session will then include an overview of all the products that cover the Oracle Hyperion Suite and what each is best used for. We'll finish this session covering a variety of reporting options including OBIEE.

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Unwind the Mysteries of DRM
Alexander Ladd , MindStream Analytics
When: Jun 24, 2013, Session 1, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: Best Practices

This session will build from a brief DRM introduction into a discussion around the benefits to DRM and how it unlocks value for organizations who use it correctly. Answer questions such as: Where does DRM fit in our company? What is the true value of DRM? Is DRM an administrative tool? How hard is DRM to implement?

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Big Data and Analytics-led EPM
Al Marciante , Oracle Corporation
When: Jun 26, 2013, Session 12, 9:45 am - 10:45 am
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: None

What data is important to analyze in order to sign off on consolidated financial data or for accurately creating forecasts and budgets? How do users efficiently identify the key drivers and model possible financial outcomes based on uncertainty? This session will highlight the synergies between Enterprise Performance Management and Business Intelligence, and will showcase how the two together allows customers to propel their performance.

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Which Reporting Tool Should I Use?
Jennifer Matsuoka , Flexera Software
When: Jun 25, 2013, Session 10, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: No Subtopic

OBIEE, OBIA, FR, Essbase, Smart View -- which tool should I use? Oracle provides a plethora of tools but which one is right for you? Flexera asked this same question. The session will review each Oracle reporting solution, list the tools' strengths and weaknesses, and provide use cases for reporting and analysis. Join this informative session which will share Flexera's decision-making process and the key factors to get to the right solution for you. You might be surprised to find the answer isn't just one tool.

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The Evolution in Forecasting: Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.3
Tracy McMullen , interRel Consulting
When: Jun 26, 2013, Session 16, 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: Product Demos

This session will highlight new features available in Planning 11.1.2 including a number of enhancements like approvals, full Smart View functionality, adhoc analysis over the web in a data form, built-in data syncing to an ASO database, and Public Sector Planning. 11.1.2.3 goes even farther by introducing a new module to do project planning, integrating Crystal Ball for predictive planning, and impressively, adding charts and graphs to composite forms to make Planning into more of a dashboard experience.

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Managing Allocations with Hyperion
John Monczewski , General Dynamics
When: Jun 24, 2013, Session 5, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: No Subtopic

and time-consuming activity. General Dynamics Information Technology has successfully executed a large and complicated allocation process that drives success across the company's lines of business using Hyperion EPM software. Learn how the Oracle award-winning General Dynamics BI Collaborative, a BI/EPM Center of Excellence within GD, has leveraged Oracle Hyperion EPM to reduce the budget and allocation effort while increasing accuracy and ensuring compliance.

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Planning a Successful Enterprise Performance Management Rollout
Juan Porter , TopDown Consulting
When: Jun 27, 2013, Session 17, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: No Subtopic

Your organization's decision to implement new Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) software is often a difficult one. Aside from selecting the software that will best suit the organization's needs, deciding how to move forward with the implementation is critical to its success. The EPM Strategic Roadmap is the foundation for guiding and measuring successful deployments. This session will discuss how a roadmap is key to achieving business transformation, improving productivity and profitability, and empowering decision-making through your new EPM deployment.

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What's New in OBIEE 11.1.1.7: Oracle on Your iPhone & Other Cool Things
Edward Roske , interRel Consulting
When: Jun 24, 2013, Session 4, 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: Product Demos

OBIEE 11g (and in particular, version 11.1.1.6) is the most significant release of the Oracle BI products since Oracle first acquired the various products that make up the OBIEE suite. Do you want excellent ad-hoc analysis on Essbase? It's here now. Do you want integrated reports, analysis, and dashboards in a graphical, easy-to-use interface? Here too. If you want to hear about all the earth-shattering new features of OBIEE 11g, attend the session that shows how it has expanded the ability to report data, trends, KPIs, and far more than can possibly be listed in one abstract. The new features in 11.1.1.6 not only dramatically improve the Hyperion integration, they let you do analysis on an iPad. (Yes, the session will have an iPad passed around the room so you can experience it first-hand). If you've been looking to go mobile with Hyperion or OBIEE, this is the session that teaches you how to put Oracle on your iPhone.

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Drive Predictable Performance with Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service
When: Jun 25, 2013, Session 6, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: No Subtopic

Streamline your financial planning, budgeting and forecasting processes at cloud speed with the Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service. World-class planning and budgeting is now within easy reach of businesses of every size -- with no IT infrastructure investments and with minimal IT resources. Come learn how you can get off your spreadsheets and drive business agility, cross-functional alignment, and significantly better visibility and control -- all leading to predictable business performance -- with this new cloud service. It is the perfect solution for your planning and budgeting needs whether your ERP system is deployed in the cloud or on-premise.

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Predictive Modeling: A Business Case
Troy Seguin , interRel Consulting
When: Jun 24, 2013, Session 3, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: Case Studies

Is predictive modeling a valuable tool for your organization? Yes! This presentation will lay out the business case of implementing predictive modeling techniques to your organization. The session will also discuss strategies to implement these techniques into your day- to-day reporting and analysis activities, including staffing, training, and selecting the right tools.

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OBIEE 11g Dashboards and Oracle Essbase at Weatherford International
Kenny Vernon , Weatherford International
When: Jun 26, 2013, Session 11, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: Best Practices

This informative session will share a customer story of implementing OBIEE 11g with Hyperion. Learn how Weatherford implemented OBIEE 11g with its current Hyperion applications including Essbase, HFM, Financial Reporting, and DRM. They will share lessons learned in implementing OBIEE 11g with an Essbase source and rolling out interactive web dashboarding to executives and management.

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HFM - The Reporting and Consolidation Setup in a Dynamic Business
Micaela Vestermann , Saxo Bank A/S
Co-presenter(s): Steen Christensen, Saxobank A/S
When: Jun 25, 2013, Session 8, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: Case Studies

Come and hear how a European investment bank handles complex consolidation in a dynamic business environment. This session will cover the implementation of HFM (both the process and the technical setup) and how it was adopted by the organization. Come and hear details of their Metadata structure, how they linked these to their business users, and how they managed to connect internal and external reporting in the same application.

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Make Agile Decisions With Project Financial Planning
Shankar Viswanathan , Oracle Corporation
When: Jun 26, 2013, Session 15, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: None

Accuracy and reliability are critical components of building an agile Enterprise Planning process. Initiatives and Projects in lines of businesses have an impact on the financial plans. This session explains how the recently launched Project Financial Planning Application from the Oracle Hyperion Planning team helps lines of business (LOBS) within enterprises drive a goal oriented project planning process through an effective enterprise wide project based financial planning process.

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Reducing Your Close Cycle: Financial Close and Account Reconciliation Manager
Terrance Walker , interRel Consulting
When: Jun 27, 2013, Session 19, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Topic: EPM Business Content - Subtopic: Product Demos

HFM and FDM don't handle two significant aspects of your close process. This session will explore the new Hyperion Financial Close Management to determine how it can make your close calendar more dynamic to reduce the days you spend on closing the books each month. The session will also discuss how the new account reconciliation features in Financial Close Management 11.1.2.3 will even further reduce your validation time between your sub-ledgers and your consolidation systems.

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