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FCCS Updates (April 2018): Event Monitoring Integrations, Financial Reporting Explore Repository, Configurable Consolidations & More

The April updates for Oracle's Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service (FCCS) have arrived! This blog post outlines multiple new features, including configurable consolidations, a new financial reporting repository, event monitoring integrations, and much more.

The monthly update for FCCS will occur on Friday, April 20 during your normal daily maintenance window.

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FCCS Updates (March 2018): Supplemental Data Manager Multi-Cube Support, Reporting Translation Process & More

The March updates for Oracle's Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service (FCCS) are here. This blog post outlines multiple new features and considerations.

The monthly update for FCCS will occur on Friday, March 16 during your normal daily maintenance window.

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FCCS Updates (February 2018): Support for Auto-Reversing Journals, Enabling Balance Calculation, Considerations & More

The latest updates for Oracle's Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service (FCCS) are here. This blog post outlines multiple new features, fixed defects, and considerations.

The monthly update for FCCS will occur on Friday, February 16 during your normal daily maintenance window.

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FCCS Updates (January 2018): Validating Metadata, Re-consolidating Data After Upgrading, and More

The latest updates for Oracle's Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service (FCCS) are here. This blog post outlines multiple new features, fixed defects, and considerations.

The monthly update for FCCS will occur on Friday, January 19 during your normal daily maintenance window.

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FCCS Updates (December 2017): Advanced Consolidation Features, New Custom Functions, and More

The December updates for Oracle's Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service (FCCS) are here. This blog post outlines an array of new features, fixed defects, considerations, and more.

The monthly update for FCCS will occur on Friday, December 15 during your normal daily maintenance window.

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Modernizing an Outdated Financial Close Process


When you hear “A.B.C.: Always Be Closing!” — you probably think of an angry Alec Baldwin in Glengarry Glen Ross yelling at a room of real estate agents. It’s the motto of salespeople, but it completely applies to the world of accounting, if you think of it in terms of financial close.

A continuous, or extended, financial close is where we’re headed. Though this might be the most important part of the modern financial close, other aspects include automating time-consuming manual tasks and delivering high value and reduced cycle times.

In this blog post, we’ll address each aspect of a modern financial close, starting with a continuous financial close cycle.

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FCCS Updates (November 2017): Configurable Calculations, Generating Custom Reports, Limits on Dimension Members & More

The November updates for Oracle's Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service (FCCS) are here. This blog post outlines an array of new features, fixed defects, considerations, and future functionality you should prepare for. 

The monthly update for FCCS will occur on Friday, November 17 during your normal daily maintenance window.

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Oracle EPM Cloud: Current, Next & Future

With the Oracle EPM Cloud, you can look forward to new updates every month — from fixed defects to significant new features. It’s great to know your tool is constantly being improved, but it still leaves you wondering, “what will it be like in a few years?”

Fortunately, Oracle has given us an update of what’s to come. This is great news for current EPM cloud users planning for the future, and those considering a move to the cloud.

In this blog post, we’ll look at…

  • What makes up the Oracle EPM Cloud
  • The Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud
  • Intelligent Process Automation
  • The Current, Next & Future roadmap of the Oracle EPM Cloud
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How Hyperion Helps with Year-End Close

It’s the beginning of the fourth quarter. You’ve just finished yet another quarter-end close — the last thing you want to think about is year-end.

But it’s there, looming over your head, just like all the Christmas shopping that’s coming up fast. But, what if year-end close didn’t have to be so similar to the hellish nightmare that is shopping at the mall in December? What if year-end close could be peaceful?

Fortunately, there are tools to help — not just with year-end, but month-end and quarter-end close as well. If you’re shopping for a solution to help you speed up your close process, there are several Oracle tools (on-prem and in the cloud) that you should consider.

The Oracle on-prem financial close tools include:

The cloud-based Oracle financial close tools include:

In this blog post, you’ll get a brief overview of each tool, telling you how they can help you have a stress-free close process. You’ll also find free resources to dive deeper into each tool.

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FCCS Updates (October 2017): Simplified Dimension Editor, Advanced Consolidation Capabilities, and More

The October updates for Oracle's Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service (FCCS) are here. This blog post outlines the latest features, fixed defects, considerations, and future functionality you should prepare for. 

The monthly update for FCCS will occur on Friday, October 20 during your normal daily maintenance window.

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