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

Ellison’s Buying Power?

Larry Ellison selling his house, so can we predict another acquisition soon? But which software company is worth $16 million? Maybe I should quickly create one, just in case my company gets picked up, he he he :-))

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

What is Oracle Apps (ERP)?

(Also known as e-business suite) Lets take an example. Suppose you are running a small grocery shop named “Janata Groceryâ€?, so the typical operation as a shop owner is you basically buy groceries from some big seller and stock it in your shop. Now people come to your shop for day-to-day needs and buy stuff … Read more

SPSS Review Current Analysis

SPSS Review Current Analysis Overview SPSS 14.0 is an enterprise-class offering that reflects the company’s evolution from the desktop to the department and, finally, to the enterprise. SPSS has always been recognized as one of the premier desktop statistical software vendors, but it has sometimes been mis-positioned as being little more than a desktop or … Read more

Most important BI player

Positive Coverage from Bloor: Oracle set to become probably the most important player in the BI market Oracle has for a long time been the predominant database used in general business for data warehousing and other BI uses. Its tool set, whilst complete, has never quite matched the appeal of the database. Oracle tools were … Read more

Latest Enhancements to PowerCenter 8

Latest Enhancements to PowerCenter 8 Since the initial rollout of PowerCenter 8 on a limited basis in December 2005, Informatica has made further enhancements to the generally available release, resulting in the following new capabilities:       * Advanced data quality products — With Informatica’s acquisition of  Similarity Systems, PowerCenter 8 now includes new products … Read more

JasperSource to Release a BI Suite

Move Over Pentaho; JasperSource to Release a BI Suite JasperReports last year was commercialized by JasperSoft Corp. (the former Panscopic), which bundled a report authoring client (iReport), a portal-based, embeddable reporting engine (JasperDecisions), and other complementary enhancements with the vanilla JasperReports library.  At the MySQL conference, JasperSoft announced an open source BI suite, JasperIntelligence, which … Read more