Overview of FDM

Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management (FDM) is an out-of-the-box data transformation tool that feeds source-level financial data to consolidation, reporting, planning, and analytical applications. More than a data translation tool, it provides these capabilities:

FDM provides a uniform data collection process for all reporting units within an organization. FDM also contains financial control functionality that assists with internal financial control processes. FDM features adapters that enable it to integrate with Oracle Hyperion Enterprise® , Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (Financial Management), Oracle Essbase (Essbase), and Oracle Hyperion Planning (Planning). However, FDM can also be used to load data into other financial consolidation and analytical applications.

The basic FDM process includes six steps:

  1. Import source data

  2. Validate source data against mapping tables

  3. Export source data to a target system

  4. Consolidate target system data

  5. Validate target system data

  6. Review and validate internal financial control

The versatile Architecture of FDM enables - Mapping, Source Data Validation, Target System Consolidation,  Target System Data Validation, Reporting, Drill-down and Drill-through, Audit Trail.