Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Solution - PBCS

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Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Solution (PBCS) also known as Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) helps you plan, budget, forecast, and report on business performance.

 

About This Service

Key Features

  • Manage multiple data sets: Simultaneously manage multiple data sets using near real-time data
  • Operating Budget Planning: This application is used for the annual operating (02/03) budget creation and loaded process managed by RC business administrators and the Budget & Planning Office.  Detailed income statements and budget reports can be found here.
  • RC Resource Proposal (RCRP): RCRPs are the first step in the budget formulation process. The RCRP process is an opportunity for RCs to consider how to leverage and realign resources to further strategic priorities that advance the Plan for Pitt.
  • Enrollment and Tuition Revenue Projections: Student Financial Services works with each school to create enrollment and tuition projections in this module to inform the Budget ReSTART and annual budget processes.
  • Grants Forecasting: Grants Forecasting provides departments the ability to forecast compensation expenses at the employee level and non-compensation expenses at the subcode/account level for all grant accounts (entity 05 accounts only).  Summarized 05 forecasts are exported to OFF nightly.
  • Operating Funds Forecasting (OFF) : OFF provides departments the ability to forecast compensation expenses at the employee level and non-compensation expenses at the subcode/account level for all non-grant accounts (entities 02, 03, 04, 06, 09).

Getting and Using This Service

How do I access this service?

Special Considerations

Oracle has rebranded the suite offering to EPM or Enterprise Performance Management, however we are continuing to use PBCS in University communications for consistency purposes.

How do I request this service?

You can request access to this service by filling out the  PBCS Access Request Form and attaching it to a ticket by clicking the Request Help button on the upper right hand corner of this page.

Who can use this service?

Staff (Responsibility Center Department administrators, and others from the RCs, as requested.)

Support

Status

Status of Service Offering 

How do I get help?

Submit a ticket by clicking the Request Help button on the upper right hand corner of this page.

Alternate Support Process

Technical assistance from Oracle is obtained through submission of service requests/help tickets directly to Oracle Support, if needed.

 
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Related Articles (4)

Two budgetary management tools—Fiscal Panther (Tableau) and Grants Forecasting (Oracle Planning & Budgeting Cloud Solution​ or Oracle PBCS)—are now available for grants administrators, financial approvers, department administrators, and responsibility center business managers.
Grants Forecasting gathers data from General Ledger, PittWorx, Purchasing, RPA, and SPAR. The tool lets you see the impact of future grant expenses, including compensation and non-compensation costs. Fiscal Panther gathers data from Concur, PantherExpress, PERIS, Pitt Worx, and PRISM which includes General Ledger, Payables, PCard, Purchasing, RPA, and SPAR.
General information about the Operating Funds Forecasting (OFF) module in the PBCS Planning application.
Information about Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Solution (PBCS)

Details

Service ID: 27
Created
Tue 5/23/23 4:07 PM
Modified
Fri 3/29/24 1:55 PM