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Welcome to Datavail’s Blog, where you can read the latest insights, tips and opinions of our experts on all things data and technology.

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EPM workspace

Easy Way to Change EPM Workspace Window Title

Dave Shay is often asked for ways to help discriminate between Production and lower environments by changing the EPM Workspace look. He’ll show you the easy way.

Dave Shay | August 23, 2017
Oracle BI, Cloud migration

Art of BI: Migrating Oracle BI to the Cloud – Lift & Shift Considerations

With an on premises installation of Oracle Business intelligence, you can get to the cloud through lift and shift. Here’s what you should do before the migration.

Christian Screen | August 15, 2017
Hyperion, oracle

How to Find a Hyperion Administrator

Finding a qualified Hyperion administrator is an emergency matter for many organizations. It doesn’t have to be. How to get the Hyperion talent without hiring.

Dave Shay | August 8, 2017

The Business Purpose of BI Reporting

This new Datavail blog post discusses solutions for enterprises that want to break out of the reporting logjam and realize the benefits of BI.

Christian Screen | July 7, 2017
finance planning and analysis

The Goal of Financial Planning & Analysis — and How to Get There

This post discusses the purpose of FP&A processes, what an organization’s goals should be, and how to get there with Oracle EPM Cloud rather than with Excel.

Todd Rebner | July 5, 2017
Knowledge transfer, KT

Art of BI: Knowledge Transfer – The What and How of It

The blog post gives you simple methods to knowledge transfer (KT) to clients once a project is complete.

Bill Anderson | June 29, 2017
cloud

Top EPM Cloud Predictions: Part II

Part 2 of the two-part post series discussing Oracle’s top 10 cloud predictions for this year, and how they relate to EPM Cloud.

Susan Rebner | June 22, 2017
finance

The Challenges of Spreadsheet-Based Forecasting

The six challenges of managing financial reporting and processes using spreadsheets and how EPM Cloud mitigates these problems.

Bobby Ellis | June 20, 2017
cloud predictions

Top EPM Cloud Predictions: Part I

Part 1 of the two-part post series discussing Oracle’s top 10 cloud predictions for this year, and how they relate to EPM Cloud.

Susan Rebner | June 14, 2017