Oracle EPM Capabilities—Profitability and Cost Management

EPM Solution Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management
Transformational Profit and Loss Analysis

Master profit and loss from every dimension. Keep pace with the competition. Protect profit winners. Fix the underperformers.


 

Manage Profitability and Cost with Transparency

Oracle's solutions for profitability and cost management provide actionable insights into costs and profitability. Discover the drivers of cost and profitability. Improve business agility with powerful multidimensional analysis.

Best-Practice Modules

Rapidly Build Profit and Cost Models

Gain laser focus on profitability and costs across your business. With Oracle's solutions for profitability and cost management, it’s never been easier—or more powerful.

  • Perform faster, easier, multidimensional analysis and scenario modeling
  • Leverage industry-leading technology to create, maintain, and deploy business models
  • Drive rapid application design with a business rules engine and intuitive user interface
  • Get transparency into cost and revenue allocations via traceability maps
Data sheet: Oracle Profitability and Cost Management Cloud Service (PDF)
Improve Shared Services Management

Improve Shared Services Management

Effectively manage shared service expenses. Gain complete understanding of costs and profitability throughout your organization. Allocate costs to hold stakeholders accountable.

  • Efficiently process large data sets across many dimensions with detailed models
  • Improve buy-in from receiving departments with transparent calculations
  • Use recursive or reciprocal allocation methods as needed
  • Automate cost allocations by integrating with general ledger, data warehouse, planning, and other systems
Article: The Secrets of Costing Shared Services (PDF)

Tailored to Your Industry

Oracle’s solutions for profitability and cost management offer industry-specific features and best practices to help you improve profitability across your organization.

Built for Public Sector Planning

Financial Services

Gain visibility into your complex cost allocations. Automate processes, standardize business rules, and better understand your costs and revenue sources.

  • Automate allocations with transparency
  • Easily add new entities
  • Easily reallocate costs and revenues
  • Improve accuracy by using feeds directly from source systems
  • Quickly break down costs to a granular level, such as customer accounts
Higher Education

Higher Education

Balance the need for competitive courses with fiscal responsibility. Understand the fiscal stability of new programs. Analyze several business scenarios to discover the best course of action.

  • Gain visibility into program, degree, course, and student costs
  • Improve decision-making with insight into cost containment and resource allocation
  • Ensure resource alignment with actual, measurable information
  • Understand the true costs of new programs and make pricing decisions accordingly
Solution brief: Mastering the Cost of Higher Education (PDF)
Healthcare

Healthcare

Leverage a new generation of decision-support tools. Gain point-of-decision insights, working in concert with clinical and operational systems. Deliver the most clinically cost-effective care paths for providers and insurers.

  • Improve budgeting effectiveness by identifying the cost/performance relationship of different service levels
  • Eliminate wasteful processes with visibility into nonvalue-added activities
  • Improve costs by monitoring total lifecycle cost and performance by specialty, department, patient, and clinician
  • Gain insight into overhead costs
White paper: Rx for Healthcare Providers: Pervasive Costing at all Levels (PDF)
Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Growing revenue no longer equates to increased profitability. Align complex cost structures with revenue for credible profitability analysis. Discover the right products and services to grow your business.

  • Determine costs by customer, product, channel, region, market, and sales channel
  • Quantify the cost of delivering special services and products
  • Determine how to grow profitably with detailed models that align costs with revenue
  • Find cost reduction opportunities and streamline operations
Retail

Retail

Make critical decisions with complete insight and transparency. Discover your cost and profitability drivers. Align resources more closely to customer demands.

  • Identify and prioritize profit initiatives with multidimensional analysis
  • Strategically match resources to the most profitable opportunities
  • Improve marketing and sales programs by focusing on targeted customers, products, and channels
Solution brief: Profit Improvement in Retail (PDF)

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