This book follows a tutorial-based approach that will provide you with step-by-step instructions to configure and implement a robust planning, budgeting, and forecasting solution. Each chapter provides clear instructions and detailed screenshots, as you approach a new facet of the Hyperion Planning environment. If you want to successfully implement Oracle Hyperion Planning solutions, then this book is for you. Familiarity with Oracle Essbase and OLAP would be beneficial but is not essential. While the book is intended for beginners, even experienced Planning developers and users will benefit from this book.