MindStream Analytics


Finance X-Steam: Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) Solution

MindStream Analytics has developed a unique approach and methodology to help you rapidly deploy Oracle Enterprise Performance Management for your core financial and/or operational planning needs. Our first offering is Planning Xtream! This methodology combines MindStream's extensive Planning and Budgeting implementation experience with a unique set of tools and templates that reduce the amount of time and effort needed to deploy Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service.

Scope: To ensure the most effective implementation, this Planning X-Stream service offering provides a set of structured templates to be completed by you as part of the implementation. The templates, in conjunction with the Planning and budgeting Cloud Service, will guide you through the process of integrating your information into the Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service solution. The templates outline all the required information for the application dimensionalities including:

  • Legal Entity
  • Natural Account
  • Time Period
  • Costs Center
  • Version
  • Geography
  • Scenario (Budget, Actual, Forecast)
  • Year

Approach: MindStream will support you while you complete the implementation templates. Once the templates have been completed; MindStream will integrate the information provided by you into our application template. The completed solution will be available to you on your Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service pod. One of our Oracle Hyperion specialized consultants will review the solution with you and answer any questions you may have about the solution. Our consultant will continue to support you through your User Acceptance Testing and go-live activities. Post go-live, MindStream will continue to provide on going functional and technical remote support for your cloud Planning application.

Key Deliveries Include:

  • Enterprise Class Oracle Planning / Budget Software
  • Cloud-based deployment
  • Complete Planning application implementation
  • Post Go-Live Application Administration support
  • Single, budget-able monthly fee
  • Rapid time to value for your organization
  • Reduced implementation risk
  • Lower implementation cost as compared to traditional implementation methodologies

Key Solution Features:

Function  Standard Professional  Elite  
Price  (user/month): 650  1000 1400
Minimum Users  10 10 10
Oracle PBCS Licenses Included  Yes Yes Yes
Planning Implementation  Yes Yes Yes
Remote Application Support  Yes Yes Yes
Flat File Data Upload  Yes Yes Yes
Dimensions  6 9 10
Reports Included 5 7 10
Scenarios 2 4
Business Rules 1 3 5
Task Lists  1 3 5
Workflow Approval  0 3 5
Automated Data Feeds  0 1 3
Allocation Logic  0 1
Automated Meta Data Feeds 0 0 2
Driver Based Calculations  0 0 1
Multi-Currency  0 Out of Box Custom

How We Are Different

MindStream Analytics is focused on the Oracle Hyperion platform of products, and we have the expertise that others turn to lead successful Hyperion implementations. MindStream's senior leader is the OAUG Hyperion SIG domain lead. In addition to our consulting expertise, we were among the first to offer exclusive Hyperion hosting and managed services solutions. We are experts at the design, build, test, train and support of the Oracle Hyperion suite of products. Combined, we know how to best optimize your investment in Oracle Hyperion products and can provide your business with tightly integrated, comprehensive, superior services throughout your ownership experience. Planning X-Stream is another way that MindStream enables its clients to employ better decisions, faster.

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