Enterprise Performance Management

On-Premise to Cloud FDMEE Integration

At a recent engagement, we needed to load Actuals from a Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) application to a new Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) application. Oracle had...

FCCS & HFM: Similarities & Differences

With the release of FCCS, Oracle has shifted focus from its on premise-based consolidation solution, HFM, to a cloud-focused solution. FCCS isn’t quite “HFM in the cloud”, however, it is a...

Reconciling Data: What is the Best Approach?

Most organizations severely underestimate what it takes to reconcile data. They often don’t consider how much historical data is needed and other items that need to be accounted for. The...

Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) Architecture

Whether you are in the process of selecting a tool for your organization’s consolidation and reporting needs, conceptualizing the application design for an in-progress implementation, or...

FDM / FDMEE Mapping: General Principles

Let's discuss the fundamental purpose of FDMEE mappings. FDMEE has come a long way since its origins and is at this stage is an ETL-like tool (Extract Transform Load). Mapping is the “T”,...

PBCS vs. EPBCS: 3 Factors to Consider

Ask anyone: it’s difficult to track all the latest technology updates. With new releases of PBCS (Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service) and EPBCS (Oracle Enterprise Planning and...

3 Questions to Answer to Ensure Your Hyperion Planning or PBCS Implementation Is Successful

A few years ago, I moved apartments and I called a friend over to help me build an IKEA end table for my bedroom. If you’ve ever built anything from IKEA, you probably know how this story...

Dear CFOs: How Much Confidence Do You Have in Your Data?

I was on a sales call with a CFO, Phil, a few weeks ago when he shared an all-too-familiar tale.

Like most finance teams, Phil’s team rarely has time to perform value-added work. With...

Archetype's Top Blog Posts of 2018

Archetype launched its blog in February of 2018 and to date, we've published 62 articles. Not too shabby for our first year.