Budget Wand - new product announcement
25 July 2008
Budget Wand, our latest product is nearing readiness for customers to trial. If you are considering improvements to Oracle’s General Ledger budgeting functionality, then we encourage you to include a Budget Wand evaluation as part of that. About Budget Wand Budget Wand will allow Excel to be used as the front end to the Oracle General Ledger Budgeting functionality. We expect that organisations’ “Budget Administrators” will be able to use their advanced Excel skills and Budget Wand to create comprehensive Budgeting and Forecasting models that meet organization specific requirements. Budget Wand roadmap Budget Wand release 1.0, planned for 2008 will contain the key features and benefits outlined in the Budget Wand preview.pdf. Release 2.00 planned in 2009 will include features to improve the management and control of the overall budgeting process and as well as some of the top customer enhancement requests. Budget Wand beta Barring unforeseen technicalities, we are intending to release a Beta version to interested parties in August 2008, initially for 11i customers. Depending on the enhancements identified a full version release will follow that. Please see Budget Wand preview for more information.