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Daniel Villani

  1. 1. Daniel Villani Senior Consultant
  2. 2. Confidential 2 About Me Over the past 3 years, Daniel has been involved in Information Technology Project Implementations. Daniel has worked in designing and creating Extract , Transform, and Load (ETL) Processes as well as Essbase, Planning, EPMA, Essbase Studio Implementations and Master Data Management. Daniel has also worked in implementing OBIEE implementations with Essbase cubes. His experience spans the Aeorspace & Defense and Health & Life Sciences Industies. Daniel has a broad range of technical skills, including: Essbase, Hyperion Planning, Essbase Studio, Data Relationship Management, Enterprise Performance Management Architect (EPMA), PL/SQL, MaxL, Windows Batch Scripting, Automation, OBIEE, Enterprise Schedulers, and Informatica. Daniel has a Bachelor of Science degree from Manhattan College in the fields of Computer Information Systems and Finance. Oracle Essbase 11and Oracle Business Intelligence Certified Professional . Daniel Villani Senior Consultant
  3. 3. Confidential 3 Technical Skills EPM ETL/Data Warehousing BI Automation Project Management/Solution Architecture Essbase Informatica OBIEE Windows Batch Visio Planning ODI BI Publisher maxL Microsoft Project EPMA PL/SQL AutoIT Oracle DRM Oracle SQL/SQL Server Groovy Essbase Studio
  4. 4. Confidential 4 EPMA Articles Authored • Enterprise Performance Management Architect (EPMA) Overview (September 2012) Peloton Overview of Enterprise Performance Management Architect and its Components • Eliminating the Metadata Nightmare with EPMA (December 5, 2012) Peloton Description of Metadata Nightmare & How EPMA can ease the burden of managing metadata. Based on the NEOAUG presentation in October 2012 at the DCU Center. • Migrating Classic Applications to EPMA (August 13, 2013) Peloton Interested in Migrating Classic Applications to EPMA? This article contains key considerations before converting any application into an EPMA-enabled one. • Steps to Migrate a Classic Application to EPMA (August 13, 2013) Peloton Interested in converting classic applications into EPMA-enabled ones? This article contains a step- by-step tutorial on how to do so.
  5. 5. Confidential 5 Additional Articles Authored • ODI: Contexts, Models, Topology, and Knowledge Modules (January 2013) Peloton A Tutorial on Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) and getting familiar with the User Interface. • ODI: Building Essbase Hierarchies and Loading Data (January 2013) Peloton A step by step tutorial on how to build Essbase Outlines and Load Data to Essbase Applications • Calculation Manager Overview (March 8, 2013) Peloton Overview of EPMA Calculation Manager. This article covers: • Graphical Interface • Runtime Prompts • Deployment and Security • Migration
  6. 6. Confidential 6 Presentations Delivered • New England Oracle Application User Group - October 2012 EPMATips & Tricks DCU Center in Worcester, MA • KScope13 - June 2013 EPMATips & Tricks New Orleans, LA • Connection Point - October 2013 EPMATips & Tricks Building an Integrated Solution with DRM, EPMA, & Essbase Studio Washington, DC
  7. 7. Confidential 7 Project Experience • 5 Implementations • 1 – Aerospace & Defense Industry • 4 – Life Sciences • Experience across full project lifecycle: • Requirements • Design • Build • Test • Deploy
  8. 8. Confidential 8 Project Experience ETL Implementation for Leading A&D Company August 2011 – November 2011 -Implemented an ETL Process using PL/SQL to source data from the IFR to the Data Warehouse and dynamically build hierarchies -Created Process for a Direct and Indirect Application for the US and Canada Divisions -Automated the process to be run on a scheduler -Created Packages, Stored Procedures, Tables, Views, and Materialized Views
  9. 9. Confidential 9 Project Experience (ctd) Oracle Hyperion Implementation for Bio-Pharmaceutical Company November 2011 – March 2012 This Implementation was featured in Oracle Profit Magazine. We started with a system that was not very flexible and required many manual changes from the users. We are in the process of automating the solution to improve efficiency, data quality, and reduce manual input through our implementation. Implementation So Far: - Implemented a Consolidated Reporting Model using Essbase Studio - Implemented an ETL Process to source the data into the Consolidated Reporting Cube - Created a cube swap process using MaxL and Batch Scripting to automatically reload the data nightly and intraday (every hour) - Created Interface Tables for EPMA Stage 2 Implementation
  10. 10. Confidential 10 Project Experience (ctd) Oracle Hyperion Implementation for Bio-Pharmaceutical Company (Phase 2) April 2012 – October 2012 This project is Phase 2 of a multi-phase Hyperion Implementation -Implemented Workforce Planning and Expense Planning systems -Linked Workforce and Expense cubes via XRefs -Created ~100 Planning forms to be used by 5 divisions -Created over 30 business rules including: allocation scripts and currency conversion scripts -Established replicated partition between Expense and Consolidated Reporting Cube -Created Windows batch scripts and automated processes for nightly, monthly, and intraday (hourly processes) -Designed extraction process to export supporting detail from Hyperion Planning to the Data Warehouse -Led over 10 Business Adoption Model sessions to educate users on the features of the new system
  11. 11. Confidential 11 Project Experience (ctd) Hyperion Support & Enhancements Phase at Leading Pharmaceutical Company October 2012 – Present -Provided Support for Phase 1 and Phase 2 Implementation -Enhanced Phase 1 and Phase 2 Implementations -Added Dimensions to the Consolidated Reporting Model through ETL and Essbase Studio -Created Backup and Restore Process for Solution -Reduced form load and save times by over 70% -Optimized calculation script to reduce execution time from 3 hours to under 10 minutes -Created process for DRM to act as metadata source for EPMA and Essbase Studio
  12. 12. Confidential 12 Project Experience (ctd) Business Intelligence Pilot at Leading Pharmaceutical Company August 2013 - Assisted in the Implementation and User Acceptance Testing of OBIEE Pilot v11.1.1.7 using Essbase - 14+ dashboards consisting of: Waterfall Charts, Performance Tiles, Stacked Bar Charts, Pie Charts, Pivot Tables and traditional graphs leveraging Essbase databases, SQL tables, variables, and prompts - Automated migration process using Windows Batch Scripts which invoke WinSCP commands to connect to Linux server