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

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

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 move or remove a domain in a solution?

Continuing our posts about the activities of support, how we saw in How to add a domain in a solution?, it’s very common add some domains in solution. But sometimes we need to manage our environment because of any limitations. So, today we’ll talk about when we need to move or delete some domains within a solution.

Over the time, it’s very natural for any application grow in size and, consequently, hardware needs. Because that, each project delivery or enhancements we always need to evaluate the impact of data volumes and hardware performance. Continue reading

How to add a domain in a solution?

One of the support activities with a solution in RPAS is the maintenance of domains. Sometimes it’s necessary and happens due many different issues, but  normally are related with the activities of business area.

During the maintenance, sometimes we have to add new domains in the solution; when it happens, the technical team needs to act to resolve this problem faster till business area needs the tools.

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RPAS Configuration Tools (Part 4) – Measures definitions

When working with a solution within the ConfigTools, we need to establish the measures set that will be used. These measures will be responsible for making the calculations or serve consultation within the workbooks or to be exported to other systems

Due this responsibility, one of the most important and required areas in ConfigTools is the “Measure Manager”. This area contains all elements necessary for creating and maintaining the measures; We can understand how they work within the workbooks and business rules. Continue reading

RPAS Configuration Tools (Part 3) – Hierarchies definitions

After a little vacation, we back our activities! In this post, we will explain some settings of the hierarchies within the ConfigTools and some care that is needed during this step.

As we explained in RPAS Configuration Tools (Part 2) – Details about project components, when we created the project, the tool creates 5 (five) default hierarchies, they are: CLND (calendar/time), LOC (location), PROD (product), ADMU (user administration) and LNGS (languages).

ConfigTools – Hierarchies details

ConfigTools – Hierarchies details

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