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OneStream XF 4.0 – Highlights

OneStream Software just released version 4.0.0 of OneStream XF, which includes several new features. These features incorporate Data Management in Cube Views, a new Clipboard, and a Mobile Web Interface.   Cube Views OneStream XF 4.0 has created two new features in Cube Views regarding Data Cells. These features are Allocations and Spreading. Allocation allows…

Event Scripts in FDMEE

Event Scripts, located in the Script Editor within FDMEE, are used to execute a task when certain events are carried out during the data load process. Each of the Event Scripts are customizable – users can use the scripts to perform a wide variety of tasks, such as send emails, run calculations, or execute a consolidation. There…

Account Reconciliation Manager

With high volumes of activity in many corporations today, financial systems such as HFM are essential to facilitate data management in a highly scalable software solution. Sourced from the company’s General Ledger system, these business activities are consolidated in order to produce financial statements such as a Balance Sheet, Income or Cash Flow Statement.  The…

Financial Close Manager’s Value

Hyperion Financial Close Manager (FCM) is the first of two products included in the Financial Close Management Suite. Financial Close Manager applications serve as a central location for all tasks involved in the close process.  With FCM, the administrators are able to manage all close tasks and monitor each close task’s status. Financial Close Manager…

Hyperion SmartView vs Essbase Excel Add-In

The Essbase Excel Add-In was discontinued after the 11.1.2.2 version of Essbase. While SmartView and the Essbase Add-In coexisted, Oracle determined that SmartView was the better product and made it the sole Excel utility. The Essbase Add-In and SmartView both had a few of their own unique features, but they essentially did the same things. Both products…

Drill Through in FDMEE

Drill Through is a feature in FDMEE that allows users to see where the data is coming from. When data is loaded through FDMEE, there is a Source and a Target Application. The Source is where the data comes from, and the Target Application is where the data is loaded to. The Drill Through feature…

FDMEE: What are Logic Accounts?

What are Logic Accounts and how do they work? According to Oracle, Logic Accounts “are dynamically generated accounts that are used to calculate supplemental values that not provided in source files.” Let’s make this a bit simpler 🙂 Logic Accounts generate additional accounts, or data, that is not deriving from the source. They are generated…