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Getting Down with Groovy in FCC

With the addition of Groovy Scripting to FCC, the door has been opened to many possibilities. In this presentation, we will discuss several practical use cases of Groovy during the close process that have proven to be useful for multi-national organizations. Come learn about how we were able to inject Groovy in a variety of ways to simplify end user processes and greatly enhance performance for the monthly close.
Crest 5
June 28th 11:45 AM
June 28th 12:45 PM
Financial Close
Financial Consolidation
Tips, Techniques, and Tuning
Financial Systems Analyst / Administrator, EPM Jack of all Trades Consultant, Financial Close Consultant

About the speaker:

Geordan Drummond
Product Manger - Financial Close

Geordan Drummond has over 20 years of experience with Oracle EPM/Hyperion products, starting as an Enterprise administrator and continuing on as a consultant for FCCS, ARCS, EPRCS, HFM, FCM, ARM, SDM, and HTP.  He is focused on the close and consolidation product lineup at Alithya.

About the co-speaker:

Ross Martin
Principal Consultant

Ross Martin is a principal within the Oracle Practice at Alithya, where he has spent the last 10 years contributing to one of the largest and most trusted multi-national EPM firms. He has been in the EPM and IT space for over a decade, collaborating with customers to engineer and implement solutions that truly improve user experience and minimize the burden of ownership. Starting with Alithya as an associate, he has gained exposure to each phase of the project life-cycle – from sales to support – by actually doing it, not just talking about it. He has vast experience with Enterprise clients and beyond, spanning industries across manufacturing, healthcare, retail, life sciences and more.


Ross offers a unique perspective to consulting with a background in both business and criminal justice. He brings a pragmatic viewpoint to each engagement, emphasizing simplistic and logical solutions to complex problems. Ross has been certified in Cloud and On-Premise Oracle and non-Oracle EPM products. He currently resides in Boston, MA, where he enjoys being a self-proclaimed foodie/beer enthusiast, golf, and Formula 1.