PBCS: Financial Report Bursting to the File System

Guillaume Slee, Brovanture Director - many users in the EPM on-prem world use the Financial Reporting bursting feature to burst out 100s of reports but what about EPM Cloud?

EPM Market Consolidation Time Again? Should you be Considering Your Options?

Malcolm Brock, Managing Director Brovanture - Out of the blue this week, Workday announced its acquisition of the Cloud planning vendor Adaptive Insights, just before a planned IPO

Transfer of Smart List Values to Members in Calculation Manager

Sarah Ansell, Brovanture Consultant - Retrieving and transforming a Smart List entry (stored against a dimension member) into a member name to be used within a calculation script

Could Your Next IT Project Drive You to Your Knees?

Malcolm Brock, Managing Director Brovanture - For over a week now, the UK ‘High Street’ bank TSB has been reeling under bad press and customer pressure because its switch over to new IT systems

Loading Metadata using PBCS Data Management

Lydia Maksoud, brovanture consultant - After much anticipation, the ability to load metadata from a flat file into (e)PBCS is now supported using the inbuilt data loading ETL tool Data Management

How Close Are You to a Spreadsheet Disaster?

Malcolm Brock, Managing Director Brovanture - Monday morning (9 April 2018), reading The Times newspaper Business Section I was struck by the headline ‘Spreadsheets plus human error can add up to disaster’

The ‘Ultimate Question’ for FP&A

Malcolm Brock, Managing Director Brovanture - For FP&A, Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting and the ‘ultimate question’, in my experience it has to be...

Our Focus is on Customer Success

Malcolm Brock, Managing Director Brovanture - On the 15 January 2018 Brovanture became the 1st Oracle Fully Certified Cloud Excellence Implementer (CEI) for EPM...

New 2018 UK Growth Optimism – Are You Prepared?

Malcolm Brock, Managing Director Brovanture - Last week I wrote about gloomy predictions for the UK hotel sector in 2018. What a difference a week can make!

2018 UK Hotel Market – Bull to Bear?

Malcolm Brock, Managing Director Brovanture - We don’t expect the growth in 2018 to match 2017, even though the outlook is broadly positive for the UK hotels sector...