Must-See Oracle EPM Sessions at ODTUG Kscope23

The Oracle EPM Track Leads share their top picks at ODTUG Kscope23 and why you shouldn’t miss them.

Essbase Lead Ronnie Tafoya

Our Journey to Essbase 21c on OCI and the Creative Cubes We Deployed Along the Way presented by Bill Mowle, Children's Hospital Colorado

How can Essbase 21c on OCI help an organization expand what Essbase can do for them? Join us for this session as we explore Children's Hospital Colorado's journey to Essbase 21c Marketplace!

Care and Feeding of Essbase 21c presented by ACE Director.png Tim German, Qubix

How do we maintain our new Essbase 21c environment? Join Tim German as he goes through the care and feeding of the Essbase 21c environment; from simply starting and stopping gracefully, to backups, log file management, monitoring, change control, auditing, patching, upgrading, and even (for OCI customers) keeping track of the bills.

EPM Foundations & Reporting Lead aceicon_0001_Oracle_ACE-Program_Spade_Pro_rgb.png Kate Helmer

Best Practice Advice: EPM Reporting Experts Panel moderated by ACE Director.png Opal Alapat, Woman in EPM LLC

Join this group of reporting gurus for this session on learning maximizing value of your EPM Reporting. This panel of Oracle Product Development and Oracle ACEs will be available to answer all of your burning reporting questions and give you some benchmarking of what is working well for other Oracle customers.

EPM Data Integration – What's New, What's Coming with Full-year Roadmap presented by Michael Casey, Oracle Corporation

With data as the foundation to the entire EPM platform – this one is sure not to miss! Join Oracle as they dive into the new and upcoming features and provide feedback on the upcoming Data Integration roadmap. This is sure to be a jam-packed session covering the new pipeline feature, direct drill, and loading data to free form applications.

A Whale of a Tale! How Pacific Life Breached the Cloud with DRM to EDM Migration presented by Stephanie Blair, Pacific Life Insurance Co. & aceicon_0001_Oracle_ACE-Program_Spade_Pro_rgb.png Kevin Black, Alithya

While you don’t have to be a fisherman to enjoy this whale of a tale – it’s sure to give you a deep perspective on migration of legacy, large-scale DRM environments and taking them to the cloud with EDM. This case study will provide design approaches, best practices in dimension rationalization and integration methods, and advice to take users to the new cloud workflow capabilities.



Financial Close Lead aceicon_0001_Oracle_ACE-Program_Spade_Pro_rgb.png Geordan Drummond

Oracle's Financial Close Strategy and Roadmap presented by Richard Wilkie, Oracle Corporation

The pace of innovation is so fast that it's often difficult to stay abreast of what Oracle has been delivering. This session will highlight Oracle's strategy for the financial close domain as well as review and demonstrate key features that have been recently released or are upcoming. Come learn about and see the latest and greatest features designed to help you have the most efficient and effective close.

Finding the Needle in the Data-Stack presented by Nick Boronski, Oracle Corporation

The introduction of IPM Insights to Oracle Cloud EPM has been a disruptor to both the method and the granularity of data that teams validate and reconcile – not just for FP&A, but for controllership as well. With the anticipated explosive growth of global data creation estimated in the hundreds of zettabytes over the next decade, IPM Insights will quickly elevate from nice-to-have to need-to-have. If discovering anomalies and variances are like finding needles in a haystack, then IPM Insights is controllership’s super magnet.

ARCS Reconciliation Compliance Automation Strategies presented by Brad Zylstra & Timothy Lin, Pacific Life Insurance Co.

Attendees will learn how a top insurance firm uses Oracle Account Reconciliation Compliance to efficiently provide financial controls to support the financial close process. The session will include implementation tips, lessons learned, integration, and automation strategies.

EPM Content Chair aceicon_0000_Oracle_ACE-Program_Spade_Associate_rgb.png Sara Beth Good 

Enterprise Planning

A Beginner Guide to Predictive Planning! presented by aceicon_0001_Oracle_ACE-Program_Spade_Pro_rgb.png Dayalan Punniyamoorthy, Inspirage
Are you excited about the innovative possibilities of Predictive Planning but not really sure how to get started? Well bring your notepad and be prepared to take notes as industry expert Dayalan Punniyamoorthy will be sharing everything you need to know to get started using predictive planning.

What's New in Planning Cloud? presented by Mark Rinaldi and Marc Seewald, Oracle Corporation
Are you excited to see what Oracle has planned for the future of Planning? Join Oracle's Product Managers Mark Rinaldi and Marc Seewald as they discuss the latest updates as well as give exclusive insight into where the product is heading in the future and what's coming next!

Better Together: How SM Energy Utilizes Oracle’s Strategic Modeling and EPM Cloud Planning to Integrate Their Strategic Plan with the Budget and Forecast Process presented by Katie Watt, SM Energy and Andy Starks, Alithya
Join Katie Watt and Andy Starks as they discuss their Strategic Modelling case study. They will be outlining how SM Energy is using Strategic Modelling to help them make important business decisions despite industry and economic uncertainties. They will be discussing the systems and processes that support their abilities to make informed decisions with insight and understanding of the impact of those decisions. This will be a great session to attend to learn more about the real world advantages of Strategic Modeling.


Check out the full lineup here and register today!

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