Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service is used by many large, medium and small companies for planning, budgeting, and forecasting. It provides a rich web and Microsoft Office work environment and can be used in a wide variety of financial, sales and operational planning use cases. It supports company-wide or departmental level planning processes by providing both Excel-based and web-based Excel-like modeling, planning and approval capabilities. Operational and strategic plans can be linked to long-term and near-term financial plans.
A bottom-up or top-down planning process can be used, as well as driver-based or conventional planning methods. Customizable user defined task and navigation flows help all users in their budget or forecast process.
Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service uses a powerful calculation engine that can be used to express a range of business logic’s with fast in-memory aggregation and instant analysis and reporting. It enables robust modeling with a sandboxing option and provides predictive analytical capabilities that allow users to create multiple what-if scenarios in order to test their assumptions.
The intuitive, mobile-ready interface of Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service combines task lists, instructions, dashboards and graphical reports.
Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service offers comprehensive integration with Microsoft Office tools such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint, using capabilities of Smart View for Office add-in. Using the web interface users can access user-friendly dashboards, interactive analytics, and richly formatted financial reports while interacting with the planning system.