Tag Archives: Batch Loader

Suspense Mapping – You Can But Should You?

I was recently working with a client that asked me if could setup FDM to map dimensions that aren’t in HFM to a suspense member.  Before we dive into this, let’s take a moment to level set.  This particular client … Continue reading

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Scripting – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

In my years of implementing FDM I have noticed that many customers aren’t overly interested in FDM at the beginning of the sales cycle or even the project.  FDM is not sexy.  While it’s great to hear that you can … Continue reading

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Set It & Forget It – Scheduling FDM Tasks

So you’ve just completed an elegant set of scripts.  Maybe it’s a batch load routine to provide lights out data processing and email status reporting.  Perhaps it is a process that extracts all the mapping for a location to an … Continue reading

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ERPi – The Future of Data Integration

11 years ago, UpStream Software changed the face of data integration with its simple, yet powerful user friendly data transformation tool known as UpStream WebLink. Two acquisitions and over a decade later, and the former niche product of Upstream WebLink … Continue reading

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Enabling Lights-Out Automation

One of the most common requests I receive (and my #1 out of the box feature) is to automate data processing through FDM. To meet this need, FDM includes a powerful automation tool known as the Batch Loader. This functionality is … Continue reading

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