Key to successful EPB implementation

EPB Basics: EPB which stands for Enterprise Planning and Budgeting is an offering from Oracle that allows organizations to do their planning and budgeting. In effect it replaces Oracle Financial Analyser but it can be used practically for lot of different planning and analysis purpose. Components: There are two key components to the whole EPB … Read more

Where I want to be?

I have been doing the same thing for past several years, i.e consulting for other companies, ofcourse the technology changes but overall its the same thing over and over. Sometimes I feel its enough doing the same thing but what else am I suppose to do? Whatever I would do for living my life, at … Read more

EPB vs OFA comparison part 1

Some highlighted areas of improvement for Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Minipack A over Financial Analyzer • Enterprise Planning and Budgeting sits on top of Enterprise Performance Foundation, which is the platform for other Corporate Performance Management applications such as Oracle Financial Consolidation Hub. This allows Enterprise Planning and Budgeting to share common dimensions and data, … Read more

EPB : New Rollup Patch

Rollup patch E1 contains a small amount of important bug fixes which fell outside the Rollup Patch E window.  It also contains certification for the new version of FEM released on Friday – FEM D1.  Please refer to the FEM About Document on Metalink for all the details on the new features it contains.  For … Read more

EPB : Unmapped Chart of Accounts

– OGL EPB BALANCE RULE ERROR CHART OF ACCOUNTS HAVE NOT BEEN MAPPED PROPERLY : ZPB -   Ever encountered the unmapped accounts error during running of the GL balance rule? If you hit this error then the concurrent request output will display all the GL code combinations for which the run has failed. The common solution … Read more

Being an Oracle Consultant

In August 2006, I will be completing 2 yrs with Oracle. Prior to that I used to work for Rapidigm and prior to that I worked for Wipro in Bangalore. Rapidigm is a big IT consulting firm but ofcourse not in the big 5/6/7 league. Comparing the differences between the two, here are some of … Read more

Google’s AJAX Toolkit

It always amazes me how Google comes up with simple solutions to complex problem again and again. This time they have delivered a free toolkit which allows Java developers to create AJAX applications. Rather than providing XML, Javascript, JSP and all the server based jargon stuff development framework, I like this idea very much. In … Read more

Miscellaneous

Express Vacation : Just completed an express and short vacation trip to India. My Brother got engaged! My Son enjoyed his first taste of Alphonso Mango (namely known as King of Fruits). Its amazing how things went by so fast that everything seems to have happened in dream. Before leaving for India, I had to … Read more

Rare Pics

My classmate Anuraag forwarded these rare pics…vow! 1) Tim Berners Lee — Founder of the World Wide Web   2) Picture taken when microsoft was started 3) Steve Woznaik(sitting) and Steve Jobs of APPLE Computers. He was three months late in filing a name for the business because he couldn’t decide any name for his … Read more