John Taylor, Senior EPM Consultant, Vertical Edge Consulting Group
Jason Jones, Drillbridge Creator and Senior Solutions Architect, Applied Olap

Do you have users constantly looking for a simple, flexible drill through solution that will help provide them detailed results for their Oracle Planning/Essbase applications?  Unfortunately, the out-of-the-box solutions lack the functionality that end users requires.  Drillbridge is a third-party solution that can be used to give your Oracle Planning/Essbase applications the drill through reporting that you need.  Its expansive functionality and easy to use setup will have you running drill through reports in minutes.  In this webinar, we will review the highlights of Drillbridge and provide first hand examples of how it has been the “must-have solution” for many companies drill through needs.

About the Presenters:

John Taylor
Senior EPM Consultant, Vertical Edge Consulting Group

John has over 8 years of experience working with the Oracle EPM suite of products.  He has a specific emphasis on Essbase and Planning solutions.

John has successfully designed and developed multiple Essbase Reporting cubes and Planning solutions.  He has experience in designing end-to-end data solutions between multiple systems.  He is experienced in all project phases from requirements gathering to design to delivery to training the administrators and end users. His roles have included project lead management as well as application development. John is experienced in working Essbase ASO Cubes, BSO Cubes and Essbase Studio.  His background with Planning includes On-Premise Hyperion Planning, PBCS (Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service), Workforce Labor Models, Capital Expense Models, Operational Expenses Models, and Revenue/COGS Models.  He also has experience in HFM and Allocation applications.  In his roles he has also designed and developed many advanced Reporting Packages and Dashboards.

Additionally, John has comprehensive knowledge of business processes, data management, and ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) processes.

Jason Jones
Drillbridge Creator and Senior Solutions Architect, Applied Olap

Jason Jones has extensive experience in developing, tuning, and enhancing Essbase, Hyperion Planning, and Oracle Data Integrator solutions. This experience is complemented by his deep programming expertise, which includes developing software in Java, mobile solutions for the iOS platform, and relational databases, as well as his familiarity with many scripting and related tools that add value to EPM solutions. He is passionate about performance tuning, optimization, programming solutions for the EPM community, and sharing his knowledge with others.

Jason is the creator of the popular Drillbridge product, which allows for easy implementation of drill-through to relational databases from Smart View, Planning, PBCS and Financial Reporting. Jason has been recognized by Oracle with the Oracle ACE designation.