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  • Hyperion Planning and Essbase Feature Comparison V1.0 Prepared By: Syntelli Solutions 1/12/2009
  • Hyperion Planning and EssbaseTable of ContentsEssbase Definition ................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3Hyperion Planning ................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3Features ................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 4Dimensionality ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 5Data Load .............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 6Planning Forms and Data Input Templates............................................................................................................................................................. 6Implementation Process........................................................................................................................................................................................ 7 2|P a ge
  • Hyperion Planning and EssbaseHyperion Planning and EssbaseEssbase DefinitionOracle Essbase is the leading online analytical processing (OLAP) server available today. Oracle Essbase provides an environment for rapidlydeveloping custom analytic and enterprise performance management (EPM) applications that is managed by business users. Engineered forscalability, security, and rapid-response, Oracle Essbase brings analytics to the business user and enables the business to quickly model complexbusiness scenarios. Through an intuitive interface, business users can manipulate large data sets to model complex scenarios, forecast outcomes,and perform what-if analyses to identify trends and optimize business results.Hyperion PlanningOracle Hyperion Planning is a centralized, Microsoft Excel- and Web-based planning, budgeting, and forecasting solution that integrates financialand operational planning processes. Oracle Hyperion Planning provides an in-depth look at business operations and its impact on financials bytightly integrating financial and operational planning models. With Oracle Hyperion Planning, you can meet your immediate financial planningneeds while enabling a platform for future cross-functional expansion and automated process integrationEssbase is the backend engine for storing data for Hyperion Planning 3|P a ge
  • Hyperion Planning and EssbaseFeatures Hyperion Planning EssbaseCentralized, web based solution providing excel interface for budgeting Powerful Analytic Engine to do ‘what if analysis’and forecasting activitiesEssbase as the backend to store the data -Provides powerful Workflow including email notifications, alerts, and No such workflow is availabletasks lists to better control and manage the budget processProvides Task lists which can be assigned to the team to manage the No task lists are availablebudget processAccount annotations and supporting details functionality is available to No such functionalityprovide justification on the budget numbersOut-of-box functionality for workflow and capital asset is available No such prebuilt solutions availableSystem 9 workspace provide single web based interface to manage Essbase application is managed by a separate console which is alsoplanning and forecasting and associated financial and web analysis available on web but is not integrated with Hyperion Reports.reporting.Data load can be done through Planning Web forms No web based forms/templates available. Need to develop excel based templates.Security is role basedSecurity can be provided on Dimension Members, data forms, Security is role basedworkflows and task lists 4|P a ge
  • Hyperion Planning and EssbaseDimensionality Hyperion Planning Essbase20 maximum dimensions No limit8 mandatory dimensions No limitations 1. Accounts 2. Entity 3. Period 4. Year 5. Scenario 6. Version 7. Currency ( only for multi currency applications) 8. HSP_Rates ( only for multi currency applications)Maximum 5 types of Plan Type Plan Type corresponds to the db in Essbase Application  3 Genric PlanTypes  Reserved for Workforce Planning  Reserved for Capital PlanningCalc Scripts are available Calc Scripts are available for writing complex logicBusiness Rules provide graphical interface to write complex business Not available on the excel templateslogicUser prompts are available in Business Rules No user prompts are available in calc scripts - 5|P a ge
  • Hyperion Planning and EssbaseData Load Hyperion Planning EssbaseDimensionsManually through Planning Web GUI Manually through AAS Console GUIODI/DIM/EPMA/FDQM ODI/DIM/FDQMData LoadManually via Planning Web FormsDirectly into Essbase using Load Rules Use Load Rules to load the dataODI/DIM/FDQM ODI/DIM/FDQMUsing Offline Planning Forms through Excel using Smart View Need to build to the excel templates to load the dataPlanning Forms and Data Input Templates Hyperion Planning EssbasePlanning Forms are available over the intranet, thin client No centralized location for maintenance of the data input templatesSame Planning Web Forms can be made offline Always offlineAllows Complex Formatting Simple data inputsAsymmetric Layouts are allowed Asymmetric Layouts are not allowedBusiness Rules can be tied to the form Calc Scripts can be tied to the template?? -- probably NO VERIFYUser Prompts can be linked to the forms and business rules No user prompts are availableVisual cue is provided for the change of data - 6|P a ge
  • Hyperion Planning and EssbaseImplementation Process Hyperion Planning EssbaseDesign the Application in Planning Design Essbase ApplicationBuild the Dimensions – mandatory 8 dimensions No limitTest Data load using Load Rules or Smart View Data loadBuild Web Forms Build Excel Templates – complexWrite Business Rules Write Calc ScriptsCreate FR and 7|P a ge