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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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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Elapsed time locking in workbooks

After talked with some readers, I realized some difficulties about elapsed’s operation within a workbook, like “Why elapsed lock my measures?” and “Where can I change elaped definitions?”

Elapsed is not complicated, but exists some details where you need to know to don’t threaten in the workbook. Because of that, we decided to write on this topic to help others don’t known about. Continue reading