Tag Archives: HFM

Solution Highlight: Creating HFM Journals From Planning

In today’s post, I wanted to take some time to talk about a recent solution I implemented for a customer.  The customer implemented Planning, HFM and FDM several years ago.  Very recently, a business realignment was announced.  Several product lines … Continue reading

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1 FDM Application, Multiple Targets

Each month I endeavor to present a new topic.  In general, I have a couple of topics in draft at any point in time, call it my virtual notepad.  When an interesting topic (or what I think could be interesting … Continue reading

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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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Using the Check Report to Proactively Identify Data Quality Issues

As our financial world continues to evolve, every company – public and private – faces increasing scrutiny of their financial statements.  This extends not only to the financial performance but also to the quality of the data.  In this posting, … Continue reading

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Data Protection Explained

In my very first post, I listed the Top 10 Out-of-the-Box features of FDM. Weighing in at #5 was Data Protection.  Of all of the amazing features in FDM, this can often rank highest for HFM end users – even … Continue reading

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It’s all about the Debits and Credits

As with any application, HFM has a list of pros and cons.  Let’s assume HFM is an asset to your organization.  In accounting terms, the debits outweigh the credits.  However, data entry in a web-based application can be an inefficient … Continue reading

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Enhancing Data Quality with Smart Replace

You may be familiar with or even using the data protection feature of FDM because there is certain data in HFM that you don’t want to be cleared when you load data in replace mode.  If you are using this feature … Continue reading

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Moving Data Between EPM Applications

So you’ve purchased Oracle Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) & Financial Data Quality Management (FDM).  You determine that you need actual data from HFM in Planning to support your budgeting process.  Additionally, you want to load budget data back … Continue reading

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FDM’s Top 10 Out of the Box Features

Over the course of my various FDM implementations as well as participation on the OTN FDM message board, I’ve encountered a number of requirements that FDM addresses natively – no custom coding required.  Recently, I had the highly original idea … Continue reading

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