Are you ready for RPAS v15? – Part 2

After Are you ready for RPAS v15? – Part 1, we’ll comments more details about the new version of RPAS, version 15. In this post, we’ll talk about the improvements that have been made in the Configuration Tools in this release and explain how it impact in our projects.

We don’t have many enhancements and they are quite simple, but it opens an interesting possibility to built solutions with better controls within the tool and prevent low quality procedures. Continue reading

Are you ready for RPAS v15? – Part 1

At the end of 2015, Oracle launched a new version of Oracle Retail Suite, migrating all solutions to version 15.0. As expected, Oracle delivers in this new version of RPAS comes with more features and functionality for customers and partners.

We will bring and look at some features that are interesting and that will soon impact your day to day when you work with the new version; Continue reading

Build and Update domains in RPAS

After receiving some emails about how to build a domain? Or how to update within the RPAS? So, Decided to talk about how to build and update any domain and understand what it’s necessary to do it what you can’t forget it.
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Parental proportion within the RPAS

You built your workbook with all metrics and calculations, but now the end user makes the final analysis and realize you forgot a metric! (Now you’re pissed!) According to the user, this new metric has to bring the parental participation of a measure to the total of the company or at the highest level of the hierarchy.

So now you need go back to the whiteboard to analyze what you need to change to meet this need! Perhaps you may not know, but exist a feature in RPAS can solve your problem without many impacts in your configuration.

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RPAS Fusion Client 14.1

Today we’ll conversion about one of the major changes that occurred in recent versions of RPAS, mainly after version 13.3.1, Oracle was changing the Client for applications in RPAS.

The new Client called RPAS Fusion Client happens with the need to improve the functioning and, in addition, to adapt to new market trends as infrastructure and security. Continue reading

copyDomain utility

A business person calls you to saying he is desperate: “There is an error in the tool! I need to send some information to my manager now! Can you solve this now!” Who has not been in a situation that!?

Always when we’re working with any tool, we always need to prepare to some environments like training or, in the case above, to validate any errors that are occurring in production environment, this isn’t different in the RPAS.

The best practices tell us that when we find an error is recommended copy the domain to non-production environment; this environment we can validate the error and also test and validate any correction possible.

Normally this practice occurs for several reasons and constraints, but mainly to prevent further errors in production. So today we will explain a utility which helps a lot project and support team in our day-to-day activities

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What is your roles in RPAS?

You always want to start working with RPAS but don’t know what options you have, let me say you are not alone with this question. Some people ask us who want to work with RPAS, but often they don’t have ideia about it or don’t find a clear information where to start.

So this post will help you understand better which they are key roles that exist when you work with the RPAS. We separated some important informations and the main profiles that anyone can get involved with RPAS. Continue reading

How to install Fusion Client 14.1

Continuing the installation of Environment to RPAS Server 14.1; this time we will describe how to install the Fusion Client 14.1 in Weblogic Server.

Just to remember you, we did the installation of Weblogic and Oracle Database before, now we’ll install Fusion Client to be prepared to use when we’ll install RPAS Server 14.1.

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Oracle Advanced Inventory Planning (AIP) – Structures

As we saw in the last post Oracle Advanced Inventory Planning (AIP). AIP is a module that was developed to organize and manage the replenishment of retailers, especially retailers with large volumes of products and complex relationships in the supply chain.

So let’s talk about how the AIP is organized to meet the different needs that exist within the supply chain and how we can organize our information to work with AIP.

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