Performance Architects Achieves Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialization for Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service

Boston, MA, June 22, 2014 --( Performance Architects, Inc., a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) and a two-time Oracle Business Analytics (BI/EPM) Excellence Award winner, today announced it has achieved OPN Specialized status for Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service.

To achieve OPN Specialized status, Oracle partners are required to meet a stringent set of requirements that are based on the needs and priorities of the customer and partner community. By achieving a Specialized distinction, Performance Architects has been recognized by Oracle for its expertise in delivering services specifically around the Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service through competency development, business results and proven success.

Performance Architects offers a QuickStart Program for the Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service. 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. Performance Architects can help Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service 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 toward ideal financial management.

Performance Architects hosted a web cast with the Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service 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.

"We are thrilled to have achieved an OPN Specialization for this offering,” said Chuck Persky, the Performance Architects Director leading the QuickStart program. “This accomplishment demonstrates our involvement in the development of the Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service product through our work in the Preview Program and our QuickStart offering available today.”

Performance Architects has also achieved several Enterprise Performance Management (Oracle Enterprise Performance Management or Oracle Hyperion Planning), Oracle Business Intelligence and industry-specific Specializations.

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). 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.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork:

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success.


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