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Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Tips & Techniques by Peter Fugere

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Scenario

The Scenario dimension is used to identify the type of data that will be stored for all periods, entities, and accounts. It is a version of a projected course. The most common is “Actual.” That would be all actual data reported. Other types of data include “Budget” and “Forecast.” You could have “Versions” of each. For example you may have Budget1, Budget2, Budget3, and a final budget submission just called Budget. Each of these examples tells a different story of the data in HFM.

You can determine how many you need by asking yourself how many of these versions you review and report on each month. These reports are often called variance reports, and they show the differences between these multiple Scenarios.

Like all the other dimensions, ...

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