Oracle Enterprise Planning (formerly PBCS/EPBCS)
Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service is a planning, budgeting, and forecasting solution used by many large, medium and small companies worldwide to solve enterprise-wide business planning use cases. The Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service provides a rich Web and Microsoft Office work environment that has solved a wide variety of financial, sales and operational planning use cases across multiple industries.
Modelling with Sandboxing and Predictive Analytics
Companies today are faced with a rapidly changing business environment. Demand is volatile, costs fluctuate and the supplier landscape is constantly changing. A key requirement to stay ahead of the competition is to understand this volatility and model for these financial and operational changes quickly based on fast changing assumptions.Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service provides sophisticated modelling and predictive analytical capabilities that allow users to create multiple what-if versions and slice and dice data based on various what if assumptions.
The Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service also has a rolling forecast wizard which makes it simple to implement a drive- based rolling forecast process in which the forecasting time horizon rolls forwards across years with the passage of time.
Overview of the Enterprise Planning Modules
The Enterprise Planning Modules comprise complete planning and budgeting solutions for Financials, Workforce, Capital, and Projects. These business processes include built-in best practice pre-defined content including forms, calculations, dashboards, drivers, and key performance indicators (KPIs). Forms are designed to integrate with the dashboards and reports that dynamically reflect your data, plans, and forecasts.
The Financials solution provides integrated driver-based planning for income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow. The out-of-box tools, such as KPIs, drivers, and accounts help you prepare reports faster. You can also use Financials to perform expense and revenue planning.
The Workforce solution enables headcount and compensation planning to link financial plans with the workforce plan. You can budget for future headcount and related personnel expenses such as salary, benefits, and taxes.
The Projects solution bridges the gap between project planning systems and the financial planning process. It helps you assess the impact organizational projects and initiatives have on overall resources to ensure they align with short and long term financial targets.
The Capital solution helps you plan for the long-term impact of capital assets on financial plans to manage, prioritize, and plan for capital expenses.
The Strategic Modelling solution combines a set of rich financial forecasting and modelling features with built in on-the-fly scenario analysis and modelling capabilities for long-term strategic planning.