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

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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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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RPAS Configuration Tools (Part 2) – Details about project components

Continuing the post about ConfigTools, today we will describe more about each project component. As we saw in post RPAS Configuration Tools (Part 1) – First step in ConfigTools, each project contains 4 (four) components, they are:

  • Hierarchies
  • Data Interface
  • Styles
  • Taskflow

ConfigTools - Project Componentes

ConfigTools – Project Componentes

Each component provides project needs, so we will explain each one in detail to that everyone understands and can work correctly with respect to each component: Continue reading

RPAS Configuration Tools (Part 1) – First step in ConfigTools

When developers and analysts begin to working with RPAS is necessary that they has knowledge about the platform (concepts and constraints), but for them have the expected results to happen, it is necessary to know about RPAS Configuration Tools, the ConfigTools.

The ConfigTools is responsible for handling different projects and solutions in RPAS, it can create or change the metrics, business rules and the different definitions of the workbooks that are used for many solutions.

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