(or, how to mess up at the speed of light) What You Probably Already Know Connect to Essbase, not Planning or Reporting What You Probably Already Know (cont’d) Connect to owl, then UMHS and desired database What You Probably Already Know (cont’d) The beginning of a beautiful relationship What You May Not Know • Comment rows and columns are OK • Input must be at the most basic level (the “zero” level) • You cannot input to a summary field (an “upper level”) What You Probably Know “Dirty” cells are a sickly yellow What You Don’t Know (and it WILL hurt you) Formula rows and columns must not contain valid member names If you submit data from a cell with a formula in it, the cell remains dirty. If you hit submit again, your numbers will change and usually NOT for the better (unless you are doing interpolation). What You Don’t Know (and it WILL hurt you) Business Rules do not run after submitting data via an ad hoc After submitting data, you must go to the appropriate form in the web client and click “save”. Rules run on save. Alternately, you could open the form in Smartview (you will have to toggle between Essbase and Planning connections) and save from there. What Goes Where? A copy of the above list is on the share drive at: R:\Financial Systems\Hyperion Development\Documentation\UMHS Forms List and Purposes.xlsx Questions?