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.

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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

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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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

Oracle Advanced Inventory Planning (AIP)

As I promised last year, this year we’ll write about differences solutions that we have within the RPAS. Among the solutions we’re going to talk during this year, one is Advanced Inventory Planning (AIP).

O Advanced Inventory Planning (AIP) is one of the most powerful and complex application that exist within the RPAS solutions. This solution has designed to support major retailers, with need to control a large number of products and inventory information .
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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

How to install RPAS Server?

The RPAS Server installation is the first step to construction of development work or production environment. The installation is very simple and does not take long, but you need to pay attention to some points.

Although it is very basic, some steps are not well known by most people who develop. Continue reading

Oracle Retail Predictive Application Server (RPAS)

The Oracle Retail Predictive Application Server (commonly referred to as RPAS) is a configurable software platform for developing forecasting and planning applications, following a Client/Server OLAP model. Continue reading

Oracle Retail Suite

Oracle is known for its most famous product that has their name: Oracle Database, however not many people know about the existence of other very interesting and strategic solutions. That over the years, Oracle has developed or acquired in the market to meet their diverse customers.

One of the major solutions reference the Oracle Retail Suite [3]. It is a platform of solutions designed to meet the different needs of a retailer, since the control of the activities of the stores and warehouses or to the future planning of goods. Continue reading