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ODTUG Kscope17: Must-See Essbase & Planning Sessions

It’s that time of year again — another ODTUG Kaleidoscope conference is right around the corner. This year, Kscope comes to the Lone Star State and US-Analytics’ home base. The conference will be held at the JW Marriott in San Antonio’s hill country. The resort boasts a 36-hole golf course, seven restaurants, and a 6-acre water park.

Kscope17 will host more than 300 technical sessions, four days of hands-on training, and time to meet with experts like Oracle ACE Associate Brian Marshall, US-Analytics’ VP of EPM Delivery.

Don’t forget to use the promo code USA to get $100 off Kscope registration.

Download EPM Presentations from Kscope Library

Increase Your Knowledge of Hyperion Planning & Essbase

Be sure to check out US-Analytics’ featured EPM sessions:

IT Made Me Virtualize Essbase and Performance Sucks: Making Essbase Fast in Any Environment
with Brian Marshall

When: Monday, June 26, Session 2, 11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Topic: Essbase Subtopic: Optimization

If you’re not using a Cloud product yet, you’re probably already on a virtualized environment or being persuaded to move in that direction. In this presentation, Brian Marshall will help prepare you for a smooth transition. Be ready to discuss the virtual environment, the operating system, and how to use Essbase to get the most out of your server. You’ll also hear a comparison of specific benchmarks around hardware configurations related to CPU, Memory, and Storage. Attendees will receive the new EssBench application for standardized benchmarks to see how your system stacks up. This application is deployable to any Planning server to test various aspects of your server’s performance to identify areas for improvement.

Oracle Technical Network Lunch & Learn Program: Essbase Panel

When: Tuesday, June 27, 12:45 – 1:45 pm at the Grand Oaks G

Hear from several professionals in the Oracle ACE program, including US-Analytics’ Brian Marshall. You’ll learn the background of each Oracle ACE and gain an understanding of the Oracle ACE program as well as its various levels. You’ll also get the exclusive opportunity to ask your most pressing questions to a panel of Essbase experts. Come prepared to learn from the best in the business.

Oracle Professional Session: Introduction to Hyperion Planning with Brian Marshall

When: Wednesday, June 28, Session 16, 4:15 – 5:15 pm

Topic: Planning

If you’re still using spreadsheets for your planning and forecasting process, then this is the session for you. Brian Marshall will give an introduction session for those in the industry who have yet to use Oracle planning products. In this session, you’ll learn the power of Hyperion Planning, as well as its cloud-based counterpart PBCS, and how this tool can help you improve your processes and speed up productivity.

Stop by the US-Analytics Exhibit Booth 

This year we're letting you tell us what you want to see at our booth. Fill out the survey below to put in your vote — to thank you for your input, we'll automatically enter you into our daily raffles! 


See What's in Store — Download Past Kscope Sessions

Check out our online Kscope library to see what kind of sessions you can look forward to at Kscope17. See you in San Antonio!

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