Security in HFM

In this post, I will discuss Security and the role is has within HFM applications. I will show how to change user access for different Security Classes, and also how to create a new user in an application. Both of these topics are very significant for assigning accessibility to your new HFM application.

The Security Class within HFM is very important when setting up your new application. They allow you to specify who is allowed to see different things within the application. You can restrict which accounts someone has access to, which entities they can see, different scenarios they can look at, which Inter Company Partners they can see, and the access to different custom dimensions. After the Security Class has been associated with a certain dimension, you can assign the user privileges to those classes. This is done in Shared Services.

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Task Lists in HFM

In this blog, I will be discussing how to create a task list and also what purpose they serve in HFM. They can be a resourceful tool within the application to help manage your workload and I will explain how in the following paragraph. A Task List in HFM serves as a folder for documents…

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Creating an HFM Application

Creating an Application Blog When creating a new HFM application, there are specific steps that must be taken to get the application up and running. It starts with creating and naming the application. To create an HFM application, once you are logged in to Workspace: Go to File > New > Application From there, you…

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Shared Members

What are shared members? Shared members “share values between members.” In other words, data associated with the member comes from another member with the same name.  For example, lets say under the Product dimension, I would like to add the member “Coke” under Caffeine and share it under Diet. Look below for another example. Quick…

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Understanding BSO Data Storage in Essbase

Not only is Essbase a leading calculation engine, but as a multidimensional database, it is also efficient at storing data. Essbase creates data blocks and an index system in order to access and store data into a cube. The cube above contains three dimensions: Scenario Accounts Period Data values are intersections of members from different…

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TEXO – Orange

I am proud to announce that TEXO has been successfully implemented in a production environment allowing business users the ability to run bidirectional integrations between Hyperion Financial Management and Hyperion Planning. TEXO Orange is the name of a development branch for one of our customers that we have been developing a close relationship with. They…

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