Justin Biard

Solutions Architect, President and Founder of Focal Trend. Justin helps business and technology teams implement solutions with 20+ years of technical and functional experience.

A 5-post collection

  • Justin Biard

    Anaplan is a relative newcomer in the EPM space compared to Essbase, which has been in production for over 20 years. To provide some context for those who don't know about Oracle Essbase, it has a long history of modeling data for planning, reporting and analysis across a wide spectrum ... read more

  • Justin Biard

    Don't let the right tool become the wrong solution. In capable hands Anaplan, Oracle-Hyperion, OneStream, et.al. can all be implemented to address your performance management needs. It is true that software vendors provide a mix of price and features to differentiate their platforms. They must do so to be ... read more

  • Justin Biard

    We are pleased to announce that Helen Sanders of Temple University and Justin Biard of Focal Trend, will be presenting again this year at Kscope17. The duo will co-present to provide a beginners look Regular Expressions and the basics of using them with the Oracle database. Mrs. Sanders is the ... read more

  • Justin Biard

    Before we get started I want to let you know that I am making some assumptions. I know, I know... and yes, of course you are right, but assumptions are a necessary kind of evil. So here they are: You have heard of Essbase You have some understanding of information ... read more