Why I created a blog

Its been four years since I first created this blog. It has remained true to Essbase and related information over those years. Hopefully it has answered questions and given you insight over those years. I will continue to provide my observations and comments on the ever changing world of EPM. Don't be surprised if the scope of the blog changes and brings in other Hyperion topics.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Upcoming Opportunities

There are a lot of things going on and I thought I would let you know about them. First, I’ll be speaking at a Hyperion Solutions Roadshow  with the ever amusing Edward Roske on Jan 24th in Denver. I’m also excited that Toufic Wakim will be giving the keynote. Aside from being a heck of a nice guy and a great speaker, he actually knows what he is talking about and can give great insight into the Hyperion products.  It is at the Hyatt Regency downtown. To see the sessions click here To register for it click here (note: you must register with a company email address)

Second, In on February 14th at 12 noon (Easter time), I will be in a loving mood and will be presenting a webcast for both interRel and ODTUG.It is titled is MDX Practical Examples.  Note, it will be repeated as an interRel webcast on Thursday Feb 16th. The abstract for it is:  

MDX is the direction of the future, but how do you actually code in it? Join Oracle Ace Director Glenn Schwartzberg as he walks through some of the basics of using  MDX in Essbase. This session is peppered with real world examples of how you do multiple cross joins (and why), the syntax for getting descendants, the first child and what you can do in MDX that you can’t do  in Calc scripts. The list goes on and on. This session is a must attend for those who are getting started with ASO cubes and MDX and provides tips and tricks for those who have already been using MDX. To register for the webcast, go here.

Next, If you are in the Dallas Area, or plan to be there on Thursday February 23rd, the ODTUG Hyperion SIG is putting on a half day mini-conference at the ballpark in Arlington. While the agenda is not set yet, you can reserve a spot by going here. There is supposed to be a sister event in Atlanta. I believe the date will be Friday, February 17th, but I don’t have information on it to share with you yet. When I do, I‘ll post another blog entry.

I’m not sure where I’ll be or what I’ll be presenting in March, but in April, I am doing a couple of sessions at the Collaborate conference. in Las Vegas and of course, in June, I’ll be presenting at the Kscope 12 conference. I’ll put more information out on those later.

Of course, while I’m not doing most of them, the interRel webcast series is in full swing with a series on HFM, FDM and the related components. To get a list of them, contact Danielle White at dwhite@interrel.com