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Score 7.6 out of 100

Planful

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Score 8.8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management ranks higher in 8 feature sets: BI Standard Reporting, Ad-hoc Reporting, Access Control and Security, Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting, Consolidation and Close, Financial Reporting and Compliance, Analytics and Reporting, Integration
  • Planful ranks higher in 3 feature sets: Report Output and Scheduling, Data Discovery and Visualization, Mobile Capabilities

BI Standard Reporting

8.7

Oracle Hyperion

87%
6.8

Planful

68%
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management ranks higher in 3/3 features

Pixel Perfect reports

10.0
100%
5 Ratings
6.7
67%
8 Ratings

Customizable dashboards

8.0
80%
6 Ratings
6.9
69%
17 Ratings

Report Formatting Templates

8.0
80%
6 Ratings
6.9
69%
16 Ratings

Ad-hoc Reporting

8.5

Oracle Hyperion

85%
8.2

Planful

82%
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management ranks higher in 3/4 features

Drill-down analysis

8.0
80%
10 Ratings
8.7
87%
34 Ratings

Formatting capabilities

9.9
99%
9 Ratings
7.7
77%
35 Ratings

Integration with R or other statistical packages

7.1
71%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Report sharing and collaboration

9.0
90%
6 Ratings
8.1
81%
33 Ratings

Report Output and Scheduling

7.5

Oracle Hyperion

75%
8.2

Planful

82%
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management ranks higher in 2/4 features

Publish to Web

10.0
100%
6 Ratings
7.3
73%
7 Ratings

Publish to PDF

10.0
100%
6 Ratings
8.9
89%
27 Ratings

Report Versioning

2.0
20%
6 Ratings
7.5
75%
17 Ratings

Report Delivery Scheduling

8.0
80%
5 Ratings
9.3
93%
18 Ratings

Data Discovery and Visualization

7.7

Oracle Hyperion

77%
7.8

Planful

78%
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management ranks higher in 2/3 features

Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)

6.9
69%
3 Ratings
7.4
74%
7 Ratings

Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization

7.2
72%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Predictive Analytics

9.0
90%
4 Ratings
8.2
82%
7 Ratings

Access Control and Security

10.0

Oracle Hyperion

100%
9.7

Planful

97%
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management ranks higher in 4/4 features

Multi-User Support (named login)

9.9
99%
9 Ratings
9.5
95%
34 Ratings

Role-Based Security Model

9.9
99%
7 Ratings
9.7
97%
33 Ratings

Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)

10.0
100%
8 Ratings
9.9
99%
34 Ratings

Single Sign-On (SSO)

10.0
100%
7 Ratings
9.9
99%
28 Ratings

Mobile Capabilities

6.0

Oracle Hyperion

60%
7.4

Planful

74%
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management ranks higher in 2/3 features

Responsive Design for Web Access

8.0
80%
5 Ratings
7.6
76%
17 Ratings

Mobile Application

5.0
50%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile

6.0
60%
3 Ratings
7.2
72%
10 Ratings

Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting

9.8

Oracle Hyperion

98%
9.3

Planful

93%
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management ranks higher in 4/5 features

Long-term financial planning

10.0
100%
19 Ratings
9.2
92%
72 Ratings

Financial budgeting

10.0
100%
22 Ratings
9.6
96%
81 Ratings

Forecasting

10.0
100%
23 Ratings
9.3
93%
76 Ratings

Scenario modeling

9.5
95%
18 Ratings
8.7
87%
65 Ratings

Management reporting

9.6
96%
23 Ratings
9.7
97%
78 Ratings

Consolidation and Close

9.8

Oracle Hyperion

98%
9.4

Planful

94%
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management ranks higher in 6/7 features

Financial data consolidation

10.0
100%
20 Ratings
9.6
96%
54 Ratings

Journal entries and reports

10.0
100%
19 Ratings
9.3
93%
40 Ratings

Multi-currency management

10.0
100%
13 Ratings
9.3
93%
37 Ratings

Intercompany Eliminations

10.0
100%
18 Ratings
9.4
94%
35 Ratings

Minority Ownership

10.0
100%
13 Ratings
9.0
90%
19 Ratings

Local and consolidated reporting

9.4
94%
19 Ratings
9.9
99%
45 Ratings

Detailed Audit Trails

9.4
94%
19 Ratings
9.4
94%
42 Ratings

Financial Reporting and Compliance

8.9

Oracle Hyperion

89%
8.7

Planful

87%
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management ranks higher in 3/5 features

Financial Statement Reporting

10.0
100%
21 Ratings
9.6
96%
67 Ratings

Management Reporting

10.0
100%
20 Ratings
9.8
98%
77 Ratings

Excel-based Reporting

10.0
100%
20 Ratings
9.2
92%
78 Ratings

Automated board and financial reporting

7.9
79%
16 Ratings
8.0
80%
55 Ratings

XBRL support for regulatory filing

6.7
67%
11 Ratings
7.1
71%
3 Ratings

Analytics and Reporting

8.2

Oracle Hyperion

82%
7.1

Planful

71%
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management ranks higher in 6/6 features

Personalized dashboards

8.4
84%
19 Ratings
7.9
79%
38 Ratings

Color-coded scorecards

7.9
79%
16 Ratings
7.0
70%
22 Ratings

KPIs

9.1
91%
17 Ratings
7.7
77%
28 Ratings

Cost and profitability analysis

9.1
91%
17 Ratings
8.9
89%
31 Ratings

Key Performance Indicator setting

8.4
84%
15 Ratings
7.6
76%
22 Ratings

Benchmarking with external data

6.4
64%
14 Ratings
3.1
31%
8 Ratings

Integration

10.0

Oracle Hyperion

100%
9.2

Planful

92%
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management ranks higher in 3/3 features

Flat file integration

10.0
100%
20 Ratings
9.5
95%
54 Ratings

Excel data integration

10.0
100%
22 Ratings
9.9
99%
68 Ratings

Direct links to 3rd-party data sources

10.0
100%
14 Ratings
8.1
81%
48 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating
  • Planful is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Renew

Likelihood to Recommend

9.5

Oracle Hyperion

95%
25 Ratings
8.8

Planful

88%
90 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

5.0

Oracle Hyperion

50%
1 Rating
9.1

Planful

91%
13 Ratings

Usability

Oracle Hyperion

N/A
0 Ratings
7.5

Planful

75%
11 Ratings

Availability

Oracle Hyperion

N/A
0 Ratings
8.2

Planful

82%
4 Ratings

Support Rating

8.0

Oracle Hyperion

80%
2 Ratings
6.5

Planful

65%
17 Ratings

Implementation Rating

Oracle Hyperion

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1

Planful

91%
10 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle Hyperion

Well suited: For use in multiple offices around the world. I was able to obtain financial reporting data from 5 foreign offices and then consolidate their data with 3 domestic USA offices to prepare a consolidated financial statement.Less Appropriate: Translating the financial value for consulting services could be a bit challenging because that required human interaction and judgement. It would have been great to be able to set up some software to be able to interpret this and let it run for all future project work revenue projection.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planful

Each system has strengths and weaknesses, so it needs to be assessed based on your own company's goals/objectives. I believe Planful has robust reporting capabilities and various reporting options to utilize depending on your needs. Using report collections and the ability to burst reports and schedule distribution makes standard reporting extremely efficient. You are using workforce planning (Used at a previous company) to calculate benefits made an enormous difference in our accuracy. The modeling application is handy and quickly extracts/pushes back to the core application once the model is built. Creates a lot more flexibility in the system.
Jean Dane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Oracle Hyperion

  • This product handles budgeting by Employee and/or Position very well. It is highly flexible and allows Hyperion administrators the ability to develop a planning application that fits a variety of different business needs.
  • It is great at calculating benefits using business rules to automate the population of these fringe costs in the overall budget planning process. This greatly reduces user error.
  • It allows you to seed the operating budget based on changes to key drivers, such as percentage increases, flat dollar increases and more detailed changes using business rules.
  • Allows visibility into the plans for each unit across the organization, rolled up into an overall budget for the campus.
  • It handles the creation of budgets with multiple chartfield segments or dimensions, which most other budgeting systems cannot handle well. It can aggregate these very quickly.
Teal Sexton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planful

  • Reporting makes it easy to "slice and dice" data as needed, as well as build out report sets that you can use to ensure the consistent look of reports like balance sheets.
  • Data load rules and translation tables provide the flexibility to load data from multiple source systems with relative ease.
  • Structured planning templates, combined with rolling forecasts, can dramatically cut down the time needed to get a baseline and make tweaks as desired.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Oracle Hyperion

  • One pain point for us is the consolidation and translation process. Needing to translate the data over and over again is frustrating and there is no visibility into how many users are running a translation. If multiple users attempt to translate the same data set, say goodbye to your performance but you have no way of knowing! (Unless you want to pull up a task audit which is not a very realistic expectation). It has the been the quickest way for us to bring the system to it's knees. The consolidation process performs in direct correlation to the complexity of the calculation/consolidation rules. So, while the product is extremely flexible, you still have to be careful how you design your rules and calculations to make sure that you do it on the smallest subset of data as possible to avoid large processing times. This makes sense, but requires some significant expertise that most organizations do not have in-house.
  • The Hyperion Financial Reporting product is ridiculously outdated and clunky to use. The interface for designing reports is not intuitive, and not easy to modify once a report is built. I think there must be a strategic decision to move away from it and go to something more like Oracle BI because I just can't understand why in the world they don't update the reporting product. It also requires a significant level of expertise to be able to use. Not a great solution at all if you want multiple end-users to create reports in something other than Excel. Nobody except the HFM admin (which I used to be) in our company even touches this module.
  • Another pain point is the amount of IT support that is required to run this thing, and again, specialized knowledge of Hyperion products and how they work is required for IT to adequately support it. This goes for application servers and the Oracle database that the applications are running on.
Matt Downing | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planful

  • The Dashboards module is still a little clunky and restricted.
  • Spotlight in Powerpoint and Word need to have more seamless data intervention (e.g., variance calculation capabilities) rather than direct queries. It could be very powerful if they developed the presentation aspect of their product.
  • While constant development efforts ensue, training could improve to ensure power users are equipped with the skills to use the new products/developments efficiently.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Oracle Hyperion

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Oracle Hyperion Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Planful

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Planful Editions & Modules

Modules
Host Analytics Planning
Host Analytics Consolidation
Host Analytics Modeling
  1. none
Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle Hyperion

Oracle Hyperion 5.0
Based on 1 answer
We're in the middle of the road because we are not sure that other products on the market fit the bill for what we need yet. Hyperion is expensive and burdensome from an administrator and maintenance standpoint, but it still seems to be the best solution for what we need. Show us an equally capable SaaS consolidation product and we'll talk again.
Matt Downing | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planful

Planful 9.1
Based on 13 answers
Our new Comptroller understands the value of Planful, and we plan to utilize it further in the organization to enhance external reporting. Strangely enough, Planful had not previously been embraced by the former CFO, who argued that we were running two sets of books (of course, we were not). Fortunately, the before mentioned reconciliation of EBITDA to Net Income demonstrated that to the banks.
Janet Golla | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Oracle Hyperion

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Planful

Planful 7.5
Based on 11 answers
For the most part, the system is extremely usable. The consolidation and reporting modules are straight-forward and easy to use as long as everything is set-up properly during implementation. The one module that can be somewhat difficult to use is the Workforce Planning module of Structured Planning. Additionally, the reports that come from Workforce Planning aren't as robust as we need them to be
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Oracle Hyperion

Oracle Hyperion 8.0
Based on 2 answers
The premium support team provides much needed dedicated customer service which we are after for what we have paid for this service. We are satisfied with the service and support and do not have any instance where there was an issue that requires escalation to get the right support team. Though the incidence of major issues that requires the premium support are less, we prefer to keep this as a safety net.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planful

Planful 6.5
Based on 17 answers
Everyone is very responsive and is willing to jump on a call to help. We set up weekly calls with our CFL representative during the first month of Go-Live. This really helped us solve problems before they got out of hand. When using the Community, I also see representatives on there answering questions
Lee Starr | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Oracle Hyperion

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Planful

Planful 9.1
Based on 10 answers
After going through the initial implementation with Host Analytics and a re-implementation with Cervello (due to an ERP change, not due to a poor initial implementation), I've learned that you really must rely on your internal staff to bear most of the implementation burden. Use the vendor or partners for ideas and best-practice suggestions, and some of the easy-but-time-consuming work. Since you will ultimately be using and maintaining the application, you should be able to do most of it yourself.
Jarrod Lemon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Oracle Hyperion

I use Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Mangement because the company I work at requires me to use it in the Financial Planning sector as most of their data is stored in it. I am open minded and ready to use other performance management tools created by Oracle if my work permits.
Ricky Bhatia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planful

We used Adaptive Insights (now Workday) and considered both Anaplan and OneStream. Planful was the most appropriate for our environment based on a single individual as a power user/system administrator, our requirement to not engage long term with external partners for application development and support, and to build repeatable, scalable, and burstable reports. We are in rapid expansion via acquisitions mode with Planful's ability to easily load external financial data, either via Excel data load or API.
Gaylord Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Oracle Hyperion

  • Oracle Hyperion allows us to automate and consolidate financial data that used to be performed manually in spreadsheets. From that perspective the ROI is huge.
  • Oracle Hyperion functionality is extensive and allows us to perform most functions for planning, consolidating and reporting on our financial data.
  • One negative with Oracle Hyperion is that it is complicated to implement and maintain. It takes expertise at all levels (infrastructure and management) to realize the benefits from it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Planful

  • Reduced time spent on producing reports. With Planful, this is quick and easy!
  • Reduced time spent on month-end closing cycles. Its powerful consolidation capabilities means that there is less dependence on slow legacy solutions & workarounds, we get our consolidated numbers much quicker with Planful.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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