Performance Architects, Inc. Launches QuickStart Program for Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS)

Boston, MA, March 01, 2014 --( Performance Architects, Inc. (, a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) and a two-time Oracle Business Analytics (BI/EPM) Excellence Award winner, announced the launch of its QuickStart Program for the Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS). This fast deployment offering takes advantage of the Performance Architects team’s experience with hundreds of Oracle Hyperion Planning implementations both on premises and in a hosted environment, as well as participation in a preview program for Oracle PBCS. Performance Architects can help Oracle PBCS customers with an accelerated launch that provides a budgeting and forecasting environment that can offer key functionality of Oracle Hyperion Planning, while permitting a cost-effective way to start down the path towards world-class financial management.

"Our team has helped optimize forecasting and budgeting processes at start-ups to Fortune 100 companies both on premise and in the cloud, and organizations of all sizes are eager to gain access to strong capabilities with ease of deployment and simplified maintenance and support,” said Chuck Persky, the Performance Architects Director leading the QuickStart program. “We are excited to democratize access to budgeting and forecasting functionality for a work group or an entire organization with market-leading Oracle Hyperion Planning capabilities.”

“Performance Architects provided valuable input by virtue of their extensive experience with Oracle Hyperion implementations,” said Shankar Viswanathan, Director of EPM Product Management at Oracle. “We believe the Performance Architects QuickStart Program will provide a strong vehicle for implementing Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service to allow organizations of all sizes to implement forecasting and budgeting solutions.”

Performance Architects hosted a web cast with the Oracle PBCS team announcing our QuickStart Program on January 15th, 2014. To access this content, please sign up for the Performance Architects free Learning Center™, a community and forum that provides on-demand business education including functional, technical and industry-specific "How To" sessions, webinars, and white papers developed during our many years of experience working with organizations with similar interests and needs in the business intelligence and enterprise performance management arenas.

About Performance Architects:

Performance Architects, Inc. is a business and technology consulting company that partners with our clients to initiate and sustain significant improvements in enterprise performance. We offer business consulting to help establish and enhance performance management processes either across your organization or within specific functions; technology consulting to make sure that the appropriate data and information are available to make the best decisions to improve performance; and industry expertise to provide the context for what your organization should do to lead within your segment.

Performance Architects is a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), with Specializations in Oracle Essbase, Oracle Hyperion Planning, Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies, Education & Research (Higher Education) and Life Sciences. Our team has worked with Oracle Hyperion products since these products were launched, and maintains deep experience with the entire Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) suite.

Performance Architects' services in this arena include implementing or augmenting financial applications, reporting and analysis solutions, and underlying technologies both organization-wide or within specific functional areas such as Finance, IT, HR, Sales & Marketing, and Operations. More information about Performance Architects is available at

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