Dale Torgerson has an extensive background in Corporate and Government Finance. He spent 28 years at Lockheed Martin working in all aspects of finance, and served as a budget and cost analysis officer in the active duty Air Force and Reserve over an 18-year period.
In 2003, Dale entered the world of Hyperion Planning and Essbase as a user/administrator and soon moved to Subject Matter Expert, Developer, Trainer, and eventually Architect and Technical Team Lead. He was among the first group selected to report to Lockheed Corporate Finance as part of the corporate plan, making Hyperion Planning and Essbase the official Planning and Budgeting tool for all of Lockheed Martin.
Dale ended his career at Lockheed Martin as a member of Corporate IT, supporting design, development, test, and post go-live activities for Hyperion Planning and Development projects at various divisions of Lockheed. After early retirement he went into consulting with Harbinger Consulting-Group (HCG) in Minneapolis in 2010, and has successfully completed projects with Research Now, Boston Scientific, Gander Mountain, Christiansen Family Farms, Stratasys, Sheridan Healthcorp, Country Financial, LandOLakes, Old Dutch, the State of California, and Chicago Public Schools.
Dale has provided training for individuals from Petrohawk, PNC, Trane, Liberty Mutual, Abbott Labs, United Healthcare, St. Jude Medical, Wolters Kluwar, Ramsey County Minnesota, Mpls/St. Paul Metropolitan Council, Miami/Dade County Floriday, Los Angeles County Metro Transit Authority, and many others.
In 2014, Dale became an independent consult forming his own company, Dale Torgerson Consulting LLC.
My book lays out the 10 Commandments of Planning and Essbase that have been either forgotten or lost in all the new features. These essential rules are simply not taught anymore. Are your applications slow, do data loads take too much time, is security a nightmare? I can help!
Relearn, or learn for the first time, the underlying rules that govern Planning and Essbase.Learn how to streamline data loads, calc scripts, security, and retrievals.
the fundamental and underlying principles that make Planning and Essbase applications perform efficiently and rapidly. Just like the Admiral who kept a note in his desk that read, "starboard is right and port is left," no successful professional or sailor can afford to ignore the basics of their craft.My Book lays out time-tested methods to improve any Planning or Essbase application. These best practices include the basics that are often missing from sophisticated applications and contribute to headaches and sleepless nights.Things you'll learn from Succeed With Oracle, Hyperion Planning and Essbase Success:
“As a how-to guide, this book contains everything you need to know to smooth rough spots and improve any planning or Essbase application. it's brimming with straightforward strategies and techniques anyone developing or administering planning or Essbase can use to overcome nagging issues.”
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