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    No more EPMA in 11.2: Now what?

    April 1st, 2020 | Marco Vissers

    With the introduction of the Oracle EPM 11.2 platform, at least one major difference was introduced. The tool to maintain the metadata for your EPM applications, Enterprise Performance Management Architect (EPMA), is no longer part of the toolset. If you were using EPMA or want to improve your metadata maintenance procedures, Oracle now offers Data Relationship Management (DRM). The word “Management” hints to a major advantage that you’ll gain in your current procedures.

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    Enabling impact: Rewilding the Scottish Highlands

    March 31st, 2020

    Much of the Scottish Highlands were originally home to a diversity of plants and animals. Today, many of the species that once thrived here have been lost. Mossy Earth, inlumi’s sustainability partner, aims to help undo some of this damage and restore the empty glens and hillsides of the Scottish Highlands to rich, wild ecosystems. inlumi is sponsoring two of their projects in the Scottish Highlands: radio tagging salmon and building eagle nest platforms.

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    Leveraging OneStream to streamline Finance

    March 27th, 2020

    Recently, inlumi enabled Finance teams at one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data & infrastructure to drive business performance by implementing OneStream’s XF CPM Cloud. 

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    Data Integration: the tip of the iceberg of EPM Processes

    March 23rd, 2020 | Francisco Amores Torres

    During all my years designing and implementing integration solutions for EPM processes, one thing is clear to me: data integration is a vital part of the equation. After all, it is what brings together any EPM process such as Financial Consolidation and Planning & Budgeting.

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    Getting control of your processes with Oracle’s Task Manager

    March 19th, 2020 | Robert Veres

    As organisations are increasingly in need of detailed financial reporting, financial processes have become more complex with greater pressure on process control. Several people may be involved in various business processes within the same organisation, making the processes extensive and difficult to follow.

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    Pioneering finance change at ITV

    February 25th, 2020

    Significant growth and a challenging, fast-paced market has increased demand for high-quality insight and business partnering value from Finance at ITV. ITV identified an opportunity to continue a journey of Finance Modernisation and move to Oracle EPM Cloud with FCCS.

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    Tips to start your automated IFRS 16 journey

    January 28th, 2020 | Paul Obbink

    As the next annual close is rapidly approaching, so is IFRS 16 reporting and the struggles that come with it. If IFRS applies to your organisation, it is highly likely that the IFRS 16 standards will affect you.

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    Modern FP&A: The insights you need without wasting time

    January 22nd, 2020 | Sander van Yperen

    In many organisations, planning processes are still too siloed and manual to support making the right and timely decisions. A modern Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) function generating forward-looking and connected insights - without wasting time – is key for organisations to thrive in today’s dynamic environment. In this article we will address why a modern FP&A function is important and what you need to do to make that happen.

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    First look at Oracle Hyperion 11.2

    January 21st, 2020 | Marcus Söderberg

    While the rest of you were kicking back and spending time with your families last holiday season, inlumi’s infrastructure specialists were carrying out intense testing of the newly released Oracle Hyperion 11.2. This is the long-awaited version of Oracle Hyperion on-prem which was released on the 18th of December 2019.

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    The 5 steps to Making a Move for Continuous Modernization in the CFO Office

    December 18th, 2019 | Marco van der Kooij

    We live in volatile times where business challenges and changes occur every day at an accelerating pace. At the same time technology is also driving change starting with the digital behaviour of customers and all other activities in the entire value chain causing increased storage of so-called big data, which is also impacting the CFO Office.

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