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interRel Becomes Oracle Specialized Partner in Business Intelligence Cloud Service

Feb 23, 2016
Arlington, Texas, February 23, 2016 – interRel Consulting has attained Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialization for Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS). Oracle awards partners the BICS Specialization status based on achieving expertise in delivering services specifically focused on BICS through competency development, business results, and proven success. interRel, an OPN Specialized Platinum Partner since 2010, is proud to be recognized as an Oracle partner with over 10 Oracle BICS Specialists. Furthermore, interRel has over 15 Oracle Specialists in both PBCS and EPRCS, showing the company’s continued investment in Oracle’s expanding cloud offerings.
 
“While it may sound corny, BICS puts the business back into Business Intelligence,” said Glenn Schwartzberg, Oracle ACE Director and BI Practice Lead at interRel. “By simplifying the interfaces in BICS, business users can load and model their own data. With the power of OBIEE behind BICS and the wizard-driven interfaces, end users quickly become self-sufficient. Data Visualization and mash ups enable users to extend and understand their data in ways they can easily comprehend.”
 
Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service is the industry’s first BI platform in the cloud that makes analytics available to everyone, from the workgroup to the enterprise. BICS empowers users of any skill level and from any department to easily combine data from diverse sources and quickly create rich, interactive analytical applications and reports. Analytics you create in BICS can be immediately available on mobile devices, with no need for additional programming or configuration.
 
“These are exciting times in the area of analytics,” said Wayne Van Sluys, Oracle ACE Associate and senior consultant at interRel. “Oracle BI Cloud Service enables companies to accelerate their reporting and analysis. The cloud allows companies to be more agile in providing insight into their data and BICS makes it easy for the non-IT professional to load and prepare data within the Data Modeler area and then analyze and share their discoveries within the Analyses and Dashboard areas.”
 
 
About interRel Consulting
Founded in 1997, interRel Consulting is the longest-standing Hyperion partner dedicated solely to implementing Oracle EPM/BI solutions for Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, and is the only three-time winner of Oracle’s specialized Partner of the Year for BI and EPM. The company is an eight-time Inc. 5000 honoree committed to education with a platform that includes 10+ books in its best-selling technical reference series, “Look Smarter Than You Are with Hyperion,” free, twice-weekly webcasts, the free-access video education platform, Play it Forward, on YouTube, and multi-track Oracle EPM/BI Solutions Conferences across the U.S. and Canada. Home to three Oracle ACE Directors and three Oracle ACE Associates, interRel frequently participates in Oracle Technology Network international tours in developing markets. To learn more about interRel Consulting, please visit www.interRel.com
 
Contact
Rachel Holle, Communications Coordinator
(972) 735-8716
rholle@interrel.com

interRel Achieves Record Number of Oracle ACE Members with Opal Alapat

Feb 17, 2016
Arlington, Texas, February 17, 2016 – Oracle has awarded Opal Alapat, EPM Cloud Specialist at interRel Consulting, the status of Oracle ACE Associate. Alapat is the seventh interRel employee to become a member of the Oracle ACE Program. She joins fellow ACE Associates Wayne Van Sluys and Robert Gideon, and ACE Directors Sarah Zumbrum, Glenn Schwartzberg, Tracy McMullen, and Edward Roske. interRel is home to three of the four female Oracle ACE members specializing in EPM.
 
“Opal is one of the most deserving recipients I know of,” said Tracy McMullen, Director of Product Strategy at interRel. “Her leadership and contributions at Kscope conferences in recent years have been invaluable and have resulted in the best EPM & BI conference available today. She’s continuing the charge in sharing EPM knowledge on all things EPM Cloud and the EPM community is blessed to have her as a leading member. I know she will serve us well as an Oracle ACE Associate.” 
 
The Oracle ACE Program was founded in 2003 as a way to recognize and reward members of the Oracle technology and application communities for their contributions, as well as help Oracle make its products more efficient and effective. Members of the program are technologically adept and eager to share their knowledge and experience. To become an Oracle ACE Associate, an individual must actively build a sound community profile and must have initiated community contributions in at least two areas. 
 
Alapat is a recognized member of the Oracle community and brings over 15 years of experience in the EPM industry. She is ODTUG Volunteer of the Year, a member of the ODTUG Board of Directors, and Marketing Chair for ODTUG and Kscope16. Alapat’s past involvement with ODTUG includes presenting and selecting BI/EPM tracks for Kscope conferences as well as serving on the ODTUG Marketing Committee. She also co-founded the North Texas Hyperion User Group and is the author of popular blog WomanInEPM.com. Prior to joining interRel, Alapat worked with TopDown Consulting for over seven years. 
 
 
About interRel Consulting
Founded in 1997, interRel Consulting is the longest-standing Hyperion partner dedicated solely to implementing Oracle EPM/BI solutions for Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, and is the only three-time winner of Oracle’s specialized Partner of the Year for BI and EPM. The company is an eight-time Inc. 5000 honoree committed to education with a platform that includes 10+ books in its best-selling technical reference series, “Look Smarter Than You Are with Hyperion,” free, twice-weekly webcasts, the free-access video education platform, Play it Forward, on YouTube, and multi-track Oracle EPM/BI Solutions Conferences across the U.S. and Canada. Home to four Oracle ACE Directors and three Oracle ACE Associates, interRel frequently participates in Oracle Technology Network international tours in developing markets. To learn more about interRel Consulting, please visit www.interRel.com
 
Contact
Rachel Holle, Communications Coordinator
(972) 735-8716
rholle@interrel.com

EPM Cloud Specialist Opal Alapat Joins interRel

Jan 12, 2016
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Arlington, Texas, January 12, 2016 – ODTUG Volunteer of the Year, Opal Alapat, has joined interRel Consulting as an EPM Cloud Specialist. As the longest-standing Oracle Platinum Partner focused solely on Oracle Business Analytics, interRel’s addition of Alapat shows the company’s continued embracement of Oracle’s expanding cloud offerings.
 
“A friend of mine recently described Opal as a ‘doer’ and that description fits. She is a person of action and accomplishments,” said former ODTUG President Monty Latiolais. “In just a few years, she has gone from a face in the crowd to a face of the ODTUG organization. interRel will benefit greatly from having Opal on board. She truly represents the best of our industry.”
 
Alapat is a recognized member of the Oracle community and brings over 15 years of experience in the EPM industry. She is a member of the ODTUG Board of Directors and is the Marketing Chair for ODTUG and Kscope16. Alapat’s past involvement with ODTUG includes presenting and selecting BI/EPM tracks for Kscope conferences as well as serving on the ODTUG Marketing Committee. She also co-founded the North Texas Hyperion User Group and is the author of popular blog WomanInEPM.com. Prior to joining interRel, Alapat worked with TopDown Consulting for over seven years. 
 
“It is an absolute honor to join the interRel team. Our visions, values, and cultures are aligned and I am proud to rub shoulders with some of the best EPM minds in the world,” said Opal Alapat, EPM Cloud Specialist at interRel. “They have put much trust and faith in me and I look forward to taking the next step in my career with my new work family.”
 
Opal Alapat holds a Master of Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin.
 
About interRel Consulting
Founded in 1997, interRel Consulting is the longest-standing Hyperion partner dedicated solely to implementing Oracle EPM/BI solutions for Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, and is the only three-time winner of Oracle’s specialized Partner of the Year for BI and EPM. The company is an eight-time Inc. 5000 honoree committed to education with a platform that includes 10+ books in its best-selling technical reference series, “Look Smarter Than You Are with Hyperion,” free, twice-weekly webcasts, the free-access video education platform, Play it Forward, on YouTube, and multi-track Oracle EPM/BI Solutions Conferences across the U.S. and Canada. Home to four Oracle ACE Directors and two Oracle ACE Associates, interRel frequently participates in Oracle Technology Network international tours in developing markets. To learn more about interRel Consulting, please visit www.interRel.com
 
Contact
Rachel Holle, Communications Coordinator
(972) 735-8716
rholle@interrel.com

interRel Retains Oracle Platinum Partner Status

Nov 12, 2015

Oracle Platinum PartnerArlington, Texas, November 12, 2015 – interRel Consulting has retained its Platinum Partner status with the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). This achievement distinguishes the company from other partners at the silver and gold levels.

interRel, an Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized Platinum Partner since 2010, has differentiated itself in the marketplace through specializations in multiple product and solution areas such as Oracle Essbase 11, Oracle Hyperion Financial Management 11, Oracle Hyperion Planning 11, Healthcare, and Consumer Goods. In 2015, interRel became the first-ever partner to have multiple employees specialized in Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS), Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, and Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud Service (EPRCS).

As an Oracle Platinum Partner, interRel has unlimited access to training, marketing resources, development tools, implementation guides, and is able to enjoy additional benefits such as joint press releases with Oracle, priority placement in the OPN Solutions Catalog, free support service requests, software updates and patches, and free exam vouchers. 

Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized is the latest version of Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell, and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base, and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through specializations, which are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise, proven success. 

 

About interRel Consulting

Founded in 1997, interRel Consulting is the longest-standing Hyperion partner dedicated solely to implementing Oracle EPM/BI solutions for Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, and is the only three-time winner of Oracle’s specialized Partner of the Year for BI and EPM. The company is an eight-time Inc. 5000 honoree committed to education with a platform that includes 10+ books in its best-selling technical reference series, “Look Smarter Than You Are with Hyperion,” free, twice-weekly webcasts, the free-access video education platform, Play it Forward, on YouTube, and multi-track Oracle EPM/BI Solutions Conferences across the U.S. and Canada. Home to four Oracle ACE Directors and one Oracle ACE Associate, interRel frequently participates in Oracle Technology Network international tours in developing markets. To learn more about interRel Consulting, please visit www.interRel.com.
 

Contact

Danielle White, Director of Marketing
(214) 864-8586
dwhite@interrel.com

Oracle Sales Leader Jim Kubik Joins interRel

Nov 06, 2015

Arlington, Texas, November 6, 2015 – Jim Kubik has joined interRel Consulting’s Revenue Team as a dedicated Presales Architect. The addition of Kubik bolsters the company’s mission to provide customers with exceptional solutions. Kubik will serve as a strategic liaison between the customer, interRel’s sales team, and the Oracle product team. He will provide product expertise and architect multi-product solutions during the critical presales phase, a key determinant in the success of a project. This announcement comes on the heels of interRel being named Oracle Specialized Partner of the Year for BI and EPM, making interRel the only three-time winner of this prestigious award.

“We are very excited to have Jim join the interRel team,” said Ron Guadagno, Vice President of Sales for interRel Consulting. “This was not only a strategic decision but also a natural choice as interRel continues to expand our team of Enterprise Performance Management experts. Jim’s experience, devotion to customer satisfaction, and commitment to quality service is in perfect alignment with our company values. The addition of a long-time EPM and BI expert to our team reflects interRel’s dedication to providing our customers the best of the best in Oracle and Hyperion knowledge and experience.” 

Kubik is a recognized Oracle thought leader and brings over 24 years of experience in EPM and BI solutions with mid-market and Fortune Global 100 organizations. As the Presales Architect for interRel Consulting, he will collaborate with interRel’s account management team to scope and architect the best solutions for customers, while also serving as a trusted adviser to the customer. Most recently, Kubik was Senior Director at AdvancedEPM Consulting. Prior to that role, he was a Principal Sales Consultant at Oracle Corporation for over eight years.

“I’m extremely excited to be joining interRel and I look forward to working with the team,” said Jim Kubik, Presales Architect at interRel. “In addition to winning Oracle Specialized Partner of the Year for BI and EPM, I feel the company’s attitude and passion for the Hyperion product suite is something others have lost. It’s not just about the ‘next project’ but about enabling and educating the customer so they can be successful on their own after we complete the implementation.”

Jim Kubik holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from DeVry Institute of Technology. He currently lives in the Cleveland, Ohio area with his family.

 

About interRel Consulting

Founded in 1997, interRel Consulting is the longest-standing Hyperion partner dedicated solely to implementing Oracle EPM/BI solutions for Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, and is the only three-time winner of Oracle’s specialized Partner of the Year for BI and EPM. The company is an eight-time Inc. 5000 honoree committed to education with a platform that includes 10+ books in its best-selling technical reference series, “Look Smarter Than You Are with Hyperion,” free, twice-weekly webcasts, the free-access video education platform, Play it Forward, on YouTube, and multi-track Oracle EPM/BI Solutions Conferences across the U.S. and Canada. Home to four Oracle ACE Directors and one Oracle ACE Associate, interRel frequently participates in Oracle Technology Network international tours in developing markets. To learn more about interRel Consulting, please visit www.interRel.com.
 

Contact

Rachel Holle, Communications
(972) 735-8716
rholle@interrel.com

interRel Consulting Wins Prestigious Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – North America in Business Analytics Solution

Oct 25, 2015

Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, CA, October 25, 2015 – Oracle today awarded interRel Consulting with its 2015 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – North America in Business Analytics Solution. The award recognizes interRel, a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), for their commitment to deliver innovative, Specialized Solutions and Services based on Oracle software and hardware.

interRel was presented the 2015 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – North America in Business Analytics Solution for demonstrating an outstanding and innovative solution at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center using virtually the entire suite of Oracle Business Analytics solutions including Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management Oracle Enterprise Performance Management, Oracle Data Relationship Management (DRM), Oracle Hyperion Planning, Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Foundation Suite, and Oracle Exalytics. interRel's solution has enabled MD Anderson to drive process improvement, reduce costs, improve patient care, and most importantly, save additional lives.

The Oracle Excellence Awards for Specialized Partner of the Year encourage innovation by Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) members, who use Oracle's products and technology to create value for customers and generate new business potential.

"interRel has demonstrated an outstanding level of innovation in delivering proven, Oracle-based Business Analytics solutions that can solve our joint customers' most critical business challenges," said Bill Swales, Group Vice President, North America Alliance and Channels Sales, Oracle. "We congratulate interRel in achieving the 2015 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – North America in Business Analytics Solution. This achievement is a testament to their dedication to excellence and to providing customers Oracle Business Analytics solutions that drive real business value and results."

Edward Roske, interRel CEO, was in sheer shock upon receipt of the news and said, "We won what then was called the Titan Awards for BI & EPM in both 2008 & 2009, and we at interRel are thrilled and humbled to win a prestigious Oracle Excellence Award for a third time. Our employees have always been amazing and they are all proud to be part of this awesome award. They make interRel what it is, and so from the bottom of my heart, I want to express my sincerest gratitude to every single employee. We also want to recognize and thank our loyal clients without whom, our work wouldn't be possible."

 

interRel Consulting at Oracle OpenWorld 

interRel is hosting four Oracle Enterprise Performance Management and Oracle Business Intelligence-focused presentations during Oracle OpenWorld 2015. interRel's Oracle ACE Directors, Edward Roske, CEO, and Sarah Zumbrum, and Wayne Van Sluys, Oracle ACE Associate, will be hosting sessions during the ODTUG Sunday Sessions with session topics including: "Creative Hyperion Planning Design: With Planning, There is No Box, Getting Value from Big Data with Analytics, BSO to ASO: Can We? Should We? How Do We?" and "OBIEE: The Smart View Way."

interRel is proud to be an exhibitor once again this year so make sure to stop by our booth, 3209, located in the Moscone West Exhibition Hall, to talk with the interRel crew, register to win an Apple Watch (we will be giving one away EVERY DAY!), grab a brochure for our upcoming webcasts and training, or get more information on all of interRel's solutions for Oracle Business Analytics. We always enjoy seeing our loyal webcast following and clients from across the country. 

 

About interRel Consulting

Founded in 1997, interRel Consulting is dedicated to implementing Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) solutions for Fortune 500 and mid-size companies. The company is an eight-time Inc. 5000 honoree committed to education with a platform that includes 10+ books in its best-selling technical reference series "Look Smarter Than You Are with Hyperion," free, twice-weekly webcasts, multi-track Oracle EPM and Oracle BI Road Shows across North America. interRel's newest initiative, Play It Forward, is a free-access video platform whereby interRel's team of experts produce short videos with a focus on Oracle EPM and Oracle BI products, providing targeted training content free of charge and on demand. Home to four Oracle ACE Directors and one Oracle ACE Associate, interRel frequently participates in Oracle Technology Network international tours in developing markets. To learn more about interRel Consulting, please visit www.interRel.com.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit www.oracle.com/partners.


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Danielle White, Director of Marketing
(214) 864-8586
dwhite@interrel.com

interRel to Host Four Sessions at Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Oct 20, 2015
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Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, CA, October 23, 2015 – For the eighth consecutive year, interRel will host multiple Oracle EPM/Business Intelligence-focused presentations at the highly anticipated Oracle OpenWorld conference, the largest educational and networking event for Oracle technologists, customers, and partners. The conference will feature education and insight into Oracle's strategy and roadmap, including targeted sessions on Oracle’s engineered systems, cloud computing, business analytics, big data, and customer experience initiatives. 
 
“Three of interRel’s sessions are in conjunction with ODTUG Sunday Symposium and one with IOUG User Forum Sunday. Oracle ACE Director Edward Roske will host two sessions, “Creative Oracle Hyperion Planning Design: With Planning, There is No Box,” as well as “Getting Value from Big Data with Analytics.” Oracle ACE Director Sarah Zumbrum will be presenting for the first time at an Oracle OpenWorld conference with her session, “BSO to ASO: Can We? Should We? How do We?” Also delivering a session for the first time at an OpenWorld conference is Oracle ACE Associate Wayne Van Sluys, who will present, “Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition the Oracle Smart View Way.” In addition to attending interRel’s sessions, visit booth 3209 in Moscone West to speak with an Oracle ACE Director or Associate, pick up information on interRel’s educational materials, including the first-ever Oracle Essbase 11.1.2.4 book, and enter to win daily prizes.
 

About Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco is the most important educational and networking event of the year for Oracle technologists, customers, and partners. This information technology event is dedicated to helping businesses optimize existing systems and understand upcoming technology breakthroughs. The conference, which is expected to draw more than 60,000 attendees from 145 countries, offers more than 2,500 educational sessions, 400 product demos, exhibitions from 500 partners and customers showcasing applications, middleware, database, server and storage systems, industries, management, and infrastructure – all engineered for innovation. Oracle OpenWorld 2015 is taking place October 25 - October 29 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco. 

 
For more information, to register, or to watch live Oracle OpenWorld keynotes and sessions, visitwww.Oracle.com/OpenWorld. Join the Oracle OpenWorld discussion onTwitter, Facebook,and theOracle OpenWorld Blog.
 

About interRel Consulting

Founded in 1997, interRel Consulting is the longest-standing Hyperion partner dedicated solely to implementing Oracle EPM/BI solutions for Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, and is the only multiple-time winner of Oracle’s specialized Partner of the Year for BI and EPM. The company is an eight-time Inc. 5000 honoree committed to education with a platform that includes 10+ books in its best-selling technical reference series “Look Smarter Than You Are with Hyperion,” free, twice-weekly webcasts, and multi-track Oracle EPM/BI Solutions Conferences across the U.S. and Canada. Home to four Oracle ACE Directors and one Oracle ACE Associate, interRel frequently participates in Oracle Technology Network international tours in developing markets. To learn more about interRel Consulting, please visit www.interRel.com.

 

Contact

Danielle White, Director of Marketing
(214) 864-8586
dwhite@interrel.com

For more information, to register, or to watch live Oracle OpenWorld keynotes and sessions, visit www.Oracle.com/OpenWorld. Join the Oracle OpenWorld discussion on Twitter, Facebook, and the Oracle OpenWorld Blog.

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