Paper Title and Abstract

Cloud Atlas: Your Guide to the Ever-Changing Oracle EPM Cloud Landscape

Stream: APPS

Companies around the world are embracing the Cloud. Oracle is investing hundreds of millions of dollars of research and development into the most complete EPM cloud offering in the world. Whether it's Planning in the Cloud (PBCS), Business Intelligence in the Cloud (BICS and the new Essbase in the Cloud), Financial Consolidations in the Cloud (FCCS), or more, Oracle now has a strategy and a product for every EPM need. Where should you begin? What products are ready now? How quickly will I need to move our products to the Cloud? Wait: What is "the Cloud" anyway? All this and more will be revealed by an expert Oracle ACE Director who's head is not in the clouds, but who can see through the clouds. If you want to be at the forefront of navigating the Cloud landscape, this is the session for you.

Pre-requisites: None

Presentation Objectives:  1) What is the cloud and do I need to care? 2) What are the Oracle EPM/BI products and how can they best be used together? 3) How do I get started using these products?

Speaker Details

Oracle ACE Director, Edward Roske is the cofounder/CEO of interRel Consulting and co-author of the bestselling series Look Smarter than You Are with Hyperion. Known for his dry wit and Oracle EPM/BI mastery, Oracle has sent Roske around the globe to evangelize Oracle EPM/BI in over 25 countries across 6 continents. Though he was the first person ever to get a perfect score on the Essbase Certification exam, he is most proud of winning “Speaker of the Year” at the largest Oracle BI/EPM Conference in the world. Follow him on Twitter at @ERoske or check out his free videos at epm.bi/videos.