Billing and Revenue Management

TAKE or GET? PUT or SET? The BRM Memory Management Conundrum

GET or TAKE? SET or PUT? Which one should I use? That decision comes down to how you want to manage memory in Oracle BRM. Why would I want to use TAKE? Let’s say you have an flist, and you want … Read More »

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Data Management

Master Data Management: identify and measure value

There are a few "must-haves" for a successful Master Data Management initiative. My previous blog touched on two major principles I learned during my day in NYC for the 2015 MDM Conference held by … Read More »

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The Intersection

TAKE or GET? PUT or SET? The BRM Memory Management Conundrum

GET or TAKE? SET or PUT? Which one should I use? That decision comes down to how you want to manage memory in Oracle BRM. Why would I want to use TAKE? Let’s say you have an flist, and you want to edit data on a field. TAKE is perfect for you because it allows you to pull a field off of an flist, edit it, and use PUT to add it back on the flist. I highly recommended using TAKE and PUT … Read More »

Master Data Management: identify and measure value

There are a few "must-haves" for a successful Master Data Management initiative. My previous blog touched on two major principles I learned during my day in NYC for the 2015 MDM Conference held by Informatica. The first principle is to find your business data owner who will champion your organization's data. The second principle is to start small with a complex, achievable project. The third … Read More »

Custom Fields in Oracle BRM: PODL Files

In the previous post, we saw how to create custom fields in Oracle's Developer Center client. Developer Center is a useful tool for developers who are new to BRM because it provides a simple graphical interface for creating custom fields and storable classes and shows a list of fields that are already in BRM's data dictionary. More experienced developers often find that it's faster and more … Read More »

The key principles to MDM success

As I ride back to Philadelphia, I can’t help but think of the day’s events at Informatica MDM Day 2015 in New York City. The day was rich with keynotes and panels from customers, partners and Informatica, all sharing a variety of experiences with their Master Data Management implementations. Unsurprisingly, despite coming from various industries, like finance, banking and healthcare, nearly all … Read More »