Oracle® Financial Management Analytics

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Table of Contents:

New Features

User Interface Improvements

Installation and Configuration

Supporting Languages

Welcome to Oracle Financial Management Analytics This document describes the new features for Oracle Financial Management Analytics Release.

This document includes important, late-breaking information about this release of Oracle Financial Management Analytics.

For detailed information about the concepts and usage of Oracle Financial Management Analytics, see the following guides:

  • Oracle Financial Management Analytics Dashboard User's Guide

  • Oracle Financial Management Analytics Dashboard Administrator's Guide

New Features

Oracle Financial Management Analytics contains the following new features:

  • Oracle Financial Management Analytics is certified on Enterprise Performance Management and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Plus Latest Patch

  • Oracle Financial Management Analytics (OFMA) within the Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Workspace

  • E-mail Alerts, you can create an alerts for a specific account members, and if an alert is triggered then the respective user gets an e-mail notification.

  • Improvements in the OFMA Configuration Utility

    • Creating Business Model for custom dashboards.

    • Creating OFMA Dimension Lists that can be used during configuring dashboards or creating custom dashboards.

    • Flexibility in configuring OFMA Dashboards

Web browsers support for Oracle Financial Management Analytics:


Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management dashboard is not supported in this release.

User Interface Improvements

In addition to more intuitive display of data on the Dashboard view, and the general user interaction improvements have been made in the Configuration Utility:

  • The Configuration Utility enables users to map their application specific metadata to the predefined analytics. The configuration utility also enables integration between the EPM applications and Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition (OBIEE). You can perform Business Model section, which enables you to create repository in the Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) and you can perform Configure Dashboard section, which enables you to create dashboards for the Oracle Financial Management Analytics dashboard.

  • HFM Configuration section is divided into two parts:

    • Business Model enables you build a comprehensive model for dashboard and reports. In this section you can define Scenario, Dimension Member list, and Default Dimension. These metadata can be reused to configure pre built analytical reports for Financial Statements, and Key Performance Indicator. Oracle Financial Management Analytics repository FinancialManagementAnalytics.rpd contains all these metadata.

    • Configure Dashboards enables you to configure the required dashboard such as Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow, Key Performance Indicator, and Process Management. You can configure the pre-built analytical reports for a particular Oracle Hyperion Financial Management application, using the metadata information that are configured in the Business Model. Performing these configuration affects only Oracle Financial Management Analytics (OFMA) Catalog files.

Installation and Configuration

Oracle Financial Management Analytics has a separate, stand-alone installation program. In this release, the upgrade option is not supported. It is a new installation. It is not included in the Enterprise Performance Management System Installer and Configuration.

The new Oracle Financial Management Analytics configuration utility provide a streamlined and simplified approach to configure product.

For details on how to install and configure Oracle Financial Management Analytics, as well as prerequisites for installation, see the Oracle Financial Management Analytics Administrator's Guide.

Supporting Languages

Oracle Financial Management Analytics supports the following languages:

  • German

  • French

  • Italian

  • Spanish

  • Portuguese Brazilian

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Simplified Chinese

  • Traditional Chinese

  • Russian

  • Turkish

  • Dutch

  • Danish

  • Finnish

  • Polish

  • Swedish