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Oracle Demantra Predictive Trade Planning User's Guide
Release 7.3
Part Number E05137-08
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Oracle Demantra Predictive Trade Planning User's Guide

Contents

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Preface

Introduction and Basics

PTP Introduction

Overview
Dashboard: Collaborator Workbench
Predictive Trade Planning Business Processes and Worksheets
Promotion Modeling and Optimization Business Processes and Worksheets
Forecasting and Simulation
Optimization

Predictive Trade Planning Concepts

Worksheet Basics
PTP Data Hierarchy
Promotions
Retailer Profiles
Funding
Promotion Costs and Spending
Volume and Volume Breakdown
Data Access

Logging On and Getting Started

Initial Logon and Download
Logging Onto PTP
Tutorial: Getting Acquainted with Worksheets
Controlling Synchronization of Embedded Worksheets

PTP and PMO Business Processes

Oracle Demantra Dashboard

Introduction to the Dashboard
Reviewing Metrics
Reviewing the Planning Hierarchy
Editing Retailer Information
Opening Worksheets
Managing Tasks
Creating and Sending a Task
Personalizing the Dashboard
Configuring Your Default Layout
Configuring My Tasks
Configuring My Worksheets

PTP: Managing and Viewing Quotas and Funds

Overview
Managing Quotas and Funds at the Retailer Level
Managing Quotas and Funds at the Promotion Group Level
Viewing Quotas and Funds
Reference

PTP: Tracking Volume

Overview
Reference

PMO: Planning Promotions

Introduction to the Planning Environment
Creating a Promotion
Marking a Promotion as Planned
Approving a Promotion
Committing a Promotion
Marking a Promotion as Partially Paid or Paid
Closing a Promotion
Making Other Changes to a Promotion
Duplicating a Promotion
Copying and Pasting a Promotion
Deleting a Promotion
Reference

PMO: Promotion Calendars

Overview
Working with Promotions in the Promotion Calendar
Promotion Calendar Views and Options

PMO: Simulation and Optimization

Overview
Running the Analytical Engine in Simulation Mode
Running a Simulation
Optimizing a Promotion
Viewing Optimization Results
Accepting an Optimized Promotion
Reference

PMO: Examining and Comparing Promotions

Overview
Examining Promotions from the Manufacturer's Point of View
Examining Promotions from a Retailer's Point of View
Comparing Promotions in a Scenario
Reference

PMO: Reviewing Past Performance

Overview
Evaluating Performance from the Manufacturer's Point of View
Evaluating Performance from a Retailer's Point of View
Viewing Actual Averages
Reference

Advanced Topics

Creating Worksheets and Content Panes

Introduction
Working with Lists
Creating or Editing a Worksheet or Content Pane
Configuring the Basics
Selecting Series on a Worksheet
Managing the Series Lists
Specifying the Time Resolution and Time Span
Specifying Aggregation Levels
Using the Advanced Selection Options
Changing the Overall Scale or Unit of Measure
Filtering the Worksheet or Content Pane
Managing the List of Members
Applying Exception Filters
Defining the View Layout
Adding and Managing Worksheet Views
Specifying the Worksheet Elements in a View
Displaying an Embedded Worksheet
Filtering a Worksheet View
Sharing Worksheet and Content Panes
Deleting Worksheet or Content Panes
General Tips on Worksheet Design

PTP Reference

Series
Item Levels
Location Levels
Retailer
      Corporate
Promotion Levels
Lookup Tables
Methods
Procedures
Triggers
Workflows
Engine Configuration
Additional Checklist Before Running Optimization

Administration

Running the Analytical Engine
Running Required Workflows
Managing the PTP Users

Index