Where will you be in June?
We hope in San Antonio for KSCOPE17.

The best conference to attend for the smartest people on the planet working in the Oracle stack.  Whether you are a developer, administrator, architect or business user, KSCOPE has something for everyone.

The Vertical Edge Conference Team is gearing up and starting preliminary plans for KSCOPE17 June 25-29 where we are proud to once again be a Platinum Sponsor.  Don’t delay your registration and take advantage of saving $100 by using discount code VEC when you register.

We are proud to partner with ODTUG and be a supporter of the Haven for Hope Community Service Day at KSCOPE17 in San Antonio this summer.

Register here to participate in Service Day

Vertical Edge KSCOPE 2017 Presentations:

Public Sector Financial Reporting is a Breeze as a Government Agency takes a Walk in the Cloud with PBCS and EPRCS

Presenter:  Jay Chapman, Hyperion Consultant
Wednesday June 28, Session 16, 4:15pm – 5:15pm • Wisteria-Sunflower Room

By now, we know all about the wonders of EPRCS and PBCS. But have you seen how they are both utilized in the public sector? Join us to learn how Bell County went from Excel spreadsheets to successfully creating their comprehensive annual financial report by using Oracle PBCS and EPRCS! Along with the case study, the session will also include best practices for integrating EPRCS and review the latest features from the most recent update.

Web Reporting Studio will have your Saddles Blazin’: Learn the usage of this tool across several cloud products

Presented by: John Taylor, Senior EPM Consultant and Justin Kern, Practice Director, Planning and Essbase
Wednesday June 28, Session 13, 11:15am – 12:15pm • Wisteria-Sunflower Room

Web Reporting Studio is an online tool for developing and editing financial reports for your EPM applications in place of the traditional Financial Reporting Studio installed client.  It works across several of the cloud products and allows for everything to be done in a web browser without having to deal with all of the local computer installation problems.  Using Web Reporting Studio has a different look and feel than the traditional Financial Reporting Studio.  In this session we will cover the details on using Web Reporting Studio so you can get ahead with your reporting.

Ready...Aim...Fire... The low down on Smart View's Features for Reporting

Presented by:  John Taylor, Senior EPM Consultant and Justin Kern, Practice Director, Planning and Essbase
Wednesday June 28, Session 15, 3:00pm – 4:00pm • Wisteria-Sunflower Room

Are you good at hitting the refresh button on a template that someone else created, but you need to know how to build data retrievals using the Hyperion Smart View Office Add-In?  Are you aware of all of the alternatives for querying data and know which is best for each type of report?  This session will cover the different methods available for retrieving data against Essbase, Planning, and HFM data sources and the benefits/drawbacks of each one.  You will leave feeling confident and competent to start building all different types of data retrievals on your own.

Pipe Dreams . . . ISCO Pipe’s Transition from Excel to PBCS

Presented by:  Mike Murphy, Hyperion Consultant
Tuesday June 27, 9:45am – 10:45am • Cibolo Canyon 2/3/4

ISCO Industries was spending countless hours performing analysis, forecasting, & budgeting in Excel. The company had a dream that one day they could rid themselves of using Excel as the sole tool for financial analysis. ISCO realized this dream in the summer of 2016 by implementing PBCS in a phased approach: Phase 1 – Financial Statement Analysis; Phase 2 – Budgeting & Forecasting. The implementation of PBCS has led to reduced time spent on reporting, accurate & consistent budgets & forecast, and ultimately fewer nightmares.

Hyperion Financial Reporting will be an ACE IN THE HOLE with these tips and tricks

Presented by:  John Taylor, Senior EPM Consultant
Tuesday June 27, Session 10, 4:45pm – 5:45pm • Wisteria-Sunflower Room

Financial Reporting Studio can be used to create all kinds of different reports.  It works across most EPM Suite of products no matter if it on the cloud or on-premise.  Even though it is widely used, it is not wisely used in many cases.  Join this session to get tips, tricks, and warnings that will help you get the most out of your Financial Reporting Studio reports.