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Consolidation Best Practices with Financial Consolidation and Close (FCCS)

Consolidation Best Practices with Financial Consolidation and Close If you are interested in reviewing the detailed information that was presented during the partner briefing on FCCS Consolidation Best Practices, then review the attached presentation. It includes information related to Metadata Validation and Calculation Concepts.

Thank you to the following people for providing the information on this topic:

  • Keith Glide – Product Management
  • Shailesh Kumar – Development
  • Raghu Surisetty – Development


Refer to the links below for more information:

What’s New and Coming in Financial Consolidation and Close

What’s New and Coming in Financial Consolidation and Close? Thank you to Yuen Man Boronski for providing the detailed information in the attached presentation.

Upcoming Enhancements (2HCY19)

  • Equity Pickup
  • User-Defined Rate Accounts
  • Opening Balance Override
  • Simplified Metadata
  • Additional Consolidation Members for Input

Refer to the links below for more information:

Oracle Smart View for Office is available

Hyperion Product Management recently advised the release of a Patch Set Update (PSU) for Oracle Smart View for Office

Patch Set Update: Oracle Smart View for Office Patch 29637209


This PSU download is available from the  My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

This document includes important, late-breaking information about this release of Oracle Smart View for Office. Review the Readme thoroughly before installing Smart View.

About the New Features in this Release

This section includes new features in Release

To review the list of new features from earlier releases, use the Cumulative Feature Overview tool. This tool enables you to identify the products you own and your current implementation release. With a single click, the tool quickly produces a customized report of new feature descriptions. This tool is available here.


New Features:

  • About the New Features in this Release
  • EPM Cloud Features
  • Oracle Analytics Cloud - Essbase Features
  • Essbase and Oracle Analytics Cloud - Essbase Features
  • Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud 19.05 Features
  • New Health Check Option: Browser Emulation Mode

Refer to the Readme files for information pertaining to the above requirements. The Readme file should also be consulted prior proceeding with the PSU implementation. This document contains important information that includes supported paths, implementing and configuration steps, list of new features and defects fixed, along with additional support information.

It is important to ensure that the requirements and support paths to this patch are met as outlined within the Readme file.

The Readme file is available from the Patches & Updates download screen.

More Information:
  • Available Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates for Oracle Hyperion Smart View for Office (Doc ID 2220997.1)
  • Smart View Support Matrix and Compatibility FAQ (Doc ID 1923582.1)


How to Check the Oracle Cloud Infrastruture (OCI) Service Health Dashboard and Subscribe to …

Did you know about the OCI Service Health Dashboard where you can get current status information and subscribe to notifications about interruptions to services in your region? 

To learn more about how to sign up for OCI Status Alerts and add a recipient see How to check OCI Status and Subscribe to Status Notifications (Doc ID 2377379.1).

Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (TRCS) – May 2019 Updates

The following announcements and considerations are outlined in the upcoming Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (TRCS) update:

Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (TRCS) May 2019

Monthly Update Schedule:

Oracle will apply the latest updates to your test environments starting at 22:00 UTC (15:00 PDT) on Friday, May 3, 2019 and to your production environment on Friday, May 17, 2019, also starting at 22:00 UTC. The updates will be applied to your environments during the first subsequent daily maintenance.

Backing up the daily maintenance snapshot and restoring the environment as needed are self-service operations. Oracle recommends that you download the maintenance snapshot every day to a local server. Refer to Backing Up and Restoring an Environment Using the Maintenance Snapshot in Getting Started with Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud for Administrators.


  • Changing Performance Settings for the Data Source Dimension
  • Enhanced Auditing for Task Manager
  • Task Manager Reassignment Requests
  • Task Manager Reminders for Due Dates
  • Task Manager Integration Enhancements
  • Importing and Exporting Teams and Users in Supplemental Data Manager
  • Data Management: New Workflow Mode
  • New Version of the EPM Automate Utility
  • Removal of the Ability to Create New Composite Forms
  • Ability to Define Whether Missing, Error, and Zero Values Are Plotted on Charts in Financial Reporting Web Studio
  • New Planning Admin Extension with Each Monthly Update
  • New Ad Hoc Behavior Configuration Option
  • New Version of Oracle Smart View for Office
  • Removal of Support for Transport Layer Security Protocol 1.0 and 1.1
  • Approvals Process

Upcoming Changes:

  • EPM Cloud's New Look and Feel
  • Classic Dimension Editor
  • Additional Updates to the Connections Interface

Defects Fixed:

  • Software issues addressed each month will be posted to Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights (Doc ID 2055579.1).

Refer to the following links and documents for further information:

  • Oracle Cloud Release Readiness - Get up to speed on the latest cloud release and ensure your upgrade is a success with Oracle's Release Readiness assets. To access this broad range of assets, locate your service on the left, then choose a release from the service's drop-down menu. Learn and how to plan your upgrade by reviewing expanded discussions of new features,including capability overviews, business benefits, setup considerations and usage tips.
  • My Oracle Support (MOS) Knowledge Article: Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights Doc ID 2055579.1