* Update: My Session Time has changed! I am now presenting at 10:00AM EST on Wednesday, November 19th! Please dial in to join me! *

If you are a Hyperion user, you should definitely check out the OAUG Connection Point. An online conference, you can see many of the new features and listen to great featured speakers at the fraction of the cost of a typical EPM conference! There are 18 great sessions over 3 days, and sponsored by the Oracle Applications User Group (OAUG) and the Oracle Hyperion SIG – aka, it’s targeted for Hyperion/EPM Users.

Here’s a list of featured speakers and their sessions for the 3 day event. For OAUG members, it’s only $95! If you aren’t a member, it’s still only $135. Group discounts are available if there are several people from the same company wanting to attend.


Also, I’m going to be presenting my session from Collaborate 2014 on Wednesday, November 19th 10:00-11:00AM EST The Top 5 Reasons DRM Will Add Value to Your Master Data Management Process. Whether you have a current implementation, are looking to implement, or are just curious about what DRM can do – please dial in and join me!

Here’s the session summary:


The Top 5 Reasons DRM Will Add Value to Your Master Data Management Process

Kate Helmer (Jarratt), Linium

Metadata updates can be processed in a number of ways with a number of tools, what makes Data Relationship Management worthy of the hefty price tag? This session will highlight the top 5 DRM features that will add value to your master data management process; including transaction audits, what-if-analysis, multi-system integration, metadata validation, and automation. The cherry on top? DRM’s new Data Relationship Governance module that provides workflow and approval management to the metadata update process.