Oracle Hyperion Archived Reviews (More than two years old)
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Aug 24 2017
We are using it primarily for our budgeting analysis and to complete our whole budget cycle within the application. The Decision Package features needs improvements for business users.
What is most valuable?Hyperion has made our budgeting process and forecast analysis easy and robust, and it is a reliable tool. Primarily, we are using Hyperion for our budgeting analysis and to complete our whole budget cycle within the EPM application. We take the HR data from our legacy system, which is Cyborg, and… more»
How has it helped my organization?It secures our sensitive data because it's security-enabled and is reliable with it's back-ups, migrations and restoration methodology. We can do LCM exports and import into target servers and applications. You can back up everything. Security tool is also integrated into the application. I'm happy… more»
What needs improvement?Not many people are aware of the new feature called Decision Package. We have a very specific tool in Hyperion called Public Sector Planning and Budgeting. It's for government entities, and it's a part of Decision Package. It's used for government entities to budget their positions, their… more»
What other advice do I have?A lot of functional users or managers involved in buying Hyperion don't realize what they're buying and what it's capable of. So, requirement analysis is the key thing. Before you talk to an implementer, determine what it is that you need and what tools Hyperion has available. There are different… more»
Oct 01 2016
For businesses, the ability to create forecasts in a fraction of time it took before the implementation is the most valuable feature.
What is most valuable?As a developer, I would say that the repository itself is the most valuable feature since I can easily get information and change the behavior of Planning and Essbase. For businesses, the ability to create forecasts in a fraction of time it… more»
How has it helped my organization?It provides faster and more assertive forecast cycles. It enables businesses to improve their process since with this tool you can do things easier and quicker as the business can create more complex models than were possible before.
What needs improvement?The security could be improved, as it would be good to have security by attributing dimensions. It also needs more power for conditional formats to disable or enable read/write in the forms based on more conditions, not just changing… more»
What other advice do I have?Because Oracle products are development frameworks, your final results are as good as the people who implemented them. Make sure that your implementation team is the best it could be, at least for the first implementation. If something is… more»
Which other solutions did I evaluate?I'm a consultant and my only evaluation was on the database. I decided on Oracle because of the database and during my career, their other tools are starting to come naturally.
What is Oracle Hyperion?Oracle Business Analytics Suite.
Also known asHyperion
Oracle Hyperion customersITNL, Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd., Zaklady Farmaceutyczne Polpharma S.A., Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd., Barco N.V., SITA, McGregor Fashion Group B.V., PCCW Ltd.