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May 18, 2020 - Apps Associates is pleased to present the Strafford Hyperion Webinar Series


As you may know, Apps Associates recently acquired Strafford Technology. Strafford was a leading provider of technology consulting services for senior financial teams using Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. Strafford addresses a wide range of dynamic performance management challenges, enabling organizations to optimize planning, budgeting, tax and forecasting processes. Strafford was a natural enhancement to Apps Associates existing portfolio of services and solutions. Together, we are committed to being the go-to resource for Oracle customers, no matter where they are in their cloud journey.


We are conducting a series of four webinars kicking off on Monday, May 18 – Thursday, May 21, 2020. Please see details below:

Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS)

Monday, May 18, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

In this webinar you will get a review best practices and an in-depth overview on how to build a business case for Oracle’s cloud-based deployment model, based on Hyperion Enterprise Planning, along with a demonstration of EPBCS including:

  • Overview of the Oracle Hyperion EPBCS Interface
  • Dashboards
  • Task Lists and Workflows
  • Revenue and Expense Form Data Collection
  • Financial Reporting
  • Smart View (Excel Interface)

Register here


Oracle Hyperion Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service (FCCS)

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET


In this webinar you will learn how to accelerate and streamline the financial close process with Oracle Financial Consolidation and Close Service as well as the key benefits, There will also be demonstration of the product including:


  • Overview of the Oracle FCCS Interface
  • Dashboards and
  • Task Lists and Workflows
  • Intercompany
  • Journals
  • Reporting and Query-Ready Mode
  • Smart View (Excel Interface)

Register here

Consolidation and Financial Reporting with HFM in the Strafford Private Cloud

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET


Learn how to bring your Oracle HFM application to the cloud and realize the lower cost and greatly improved performance with Strafford's fully-managed private cloud. This webinar will explain how to quickly take advantage of cloud computing while keeping existing applications within its own internal network. A fully-managed application service, Strafford administers, maintains and supports both the application environment and the team running it. The webinar also explains how to reduce cost while improving the operation, performance, maintenance and compliance of its current environment. A full demonstration of HFM will be shown running in our Private Cloud.


Register here


Oracle Hyperion Profitability & Cost Management Cloud Service (PCMCS)

Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET


In this webinar you will get the answer to your questions such as:


  • Are your costs aligned correctly to accurately measure your profitability or loss?
  • Are you able to quickly align your cost drivers to identify the true cost of your activities?
  • Are you investing too much time and effort on the wrong customer or product?

Learn how to manage and gain better insights into hidden profits and costs across key business dimensions of your organization - such as products, customers, sales channels, and more - by joining our webinar.


Key Business Benefits:


  • Enable business users to take ownership of allocation-based business processes
  • Eliminate over-reliance on IT with easy-to-use, point-and-click model building
  • Quickly optimize allocation processes with What-If Analysis
  • Create a culture of accountability with end-to-end transparency for each step of the allocation
  • Reduce manual effort through automated data collection

This Webinar will cover the following functionality:


  • Overview of the Oracle PCMCS Interface
  • Overview of Integration of both ERP & EPM Data
  • Built-In Dashboards and Analytics
  • User-Friendly Flexible Allocation Engine and Workflows
  • Scenario Modeling
  • Out-of-the-Box Audit Trails
  • Allocation Rules Transparency
  • Reporting and Smart View (Excel Interface)

Register here



About Apps Associates

Apps Associates is the recognized industry leader for migrating and managing Oracle-to-the-Cloud. With thousands of engagements, Apps Associates brings the knowledge, flexibility and relentless customer-first focus companies rely upon to help them move to the cloud and solve their most strategic and complex business challenges. Acting as an extension of customers’ IT teams, Apps Associates delivers breadth of services and dependability along with unparalleled agility and ROI. Longstanding customers such as Edwards Vacuum, Brooks Automation, Hologic and Take Two Interactive turn to Apps Associates as their trusted partner for the management of critical business needs, providing strategic consulting and managed services for Oracle, Amazon Web Services, Salesforce, integration, analytics and hybrid cloud infrastructure. Learn more about us at www.appsassociates.com.