Extracting UDAs from the Outline

By Keith Kikta

First, hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend. Now it's back to real life... I have been doing quite a bit with DRM for a »

Dynamic Calcs from FDMEE Event Scripts

By Justin Waldrip

In a recent project I came across a process the client wanted to keep intact that seemed easy enough in FDMEE. They had multiple calc »

Essbase ASO Valid Consolidation Properties for Members

By Justin Waldrip

A quick cheat sheet of valid consolidation properties for Essbase ASO applications. Code Description % Express as a percentage of the current total in a consolidation »

Multiline Formulas using Load Rules

By Keith Kikta

I've been racking my brain for weeks on how EPMA loads multiline formulas but there doesn't appear to be a way to do it manually. »

Formatted Member Formulas in DRM

By Keith Kikta

One of the common issuses when using Oracle DRM as the source of metadata for Essbase and Planning is how to store member formulas. DRM »

Python Tools

By Keith Kikta

I've been playing around with python/jython a lot lately and have thrown together a small set of tools. These tools can be found on »

EPM Security (Passwords)

By Keith Kikta

As consultants we implement and work on a lot of EPM environments. Like most EPM installers we follow some well-known conventions when it comes to »