Destination OAC—A Traveler’s Guide: One Client’s Summer Adventure on the Journey from On-Prem

Session Number: 8846
Track: Essbase
Sub-Categorization: Essbase Cloud
Session Type: Case Studies
Primary Presenter: Kevin Corlett [President/CEO - Wysent, Inc.]
Co-Presenter: Mark D Lewis [Advanced Consulting Services]
Time: Jun 25, 2019 (02:15 PM - 03:15 PM)
Room: 609, Level 6

Speaker Bio: Kevin is a storied entrepreneur and systems architect with roots in Texas, New Jersey, and California. He is an EPM expert who has consulted for some of the worlds most recognized brands and finest companies for over 25 years.

Kevin has over 30 years of experience in structured application and system design, development, and implementation with an emphasis on Enterprise Performance Management, including nearly 20 years architecting, implementing, and integrating the Hyperion suite of products which includes Essbase, Planning, and HFM. Kevin’s projects have spanned a wide array of technologies, industries, market segments, and business processes supporting many of the world’s largest multinational companies as well as mid- and small-market clients. He has architected dozens of large, complex financial planning, forecast, and management reporting solutions. In addition to his deep technical knowledge and skills, for over 20 years, Kevin has been an owner, managing partner, or practice director for several successful consulting companies.

Technologies or Products Used: AOC, Essbase, Dodeca

Session Summary for Attendees:  Join us as we relive our adventures and share our story of the summer we spent migrating from Planning/Essbase on premises to Oracle Analytics Cloud services. We will share photos of all the exciting new things we encountered, as well as some of the unplanned stops along the way. You will learn how commonly implemented Essbase automation and administration tasks had to be adapted to make the trip. We’ll share our roadmap and give you tips based on what we learned.