This presentation will teach non-DBAs how to use one of the most powerful tools in the HFM arsenal, Extended Analytics. The session will show you how to configure EA, the types of extracts that can be created, and user tools for accessing the data. The session will show you how to create efficient extracts and include all the sample queries you need to get up and running. The session will also illustrate how EA is an essential tool for an HFM admin that can be used to, among other things, rapidly tie out an entire HFM application or analyze application performance. Finally, the session will compare EA to Essbase Analytics Link to help you identify which is the best tool for your circumstances.
Keith Berry is a Solution Architect for US-Analytics Solutions Group in Dallas, Texas. He has over a decade of experience as a consultant designing and implementing the Oracle Hyperion EPM Suite with a focus on financial close and consolidation. Keith is certified in both HFM and Essbase. He holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and is a CPA. His presentation, "HFM vs. Essbase BSO: A Comparative Anatomy," was recognized as the best presentation in the Hyperion Applications & EPM Business Content track for Kscope12.