Viewing Predicted Consolidation Time

You can run a rule named Predict Consolidation Time, which enables the system to calculate the predicted time of running a consolidation job. The rule can be attached to any form as a context menu option. You can view the predicted consolidation time in the Job log, located in the Jobs card.

Also, whenever the Consolidation rule is run, the prediction routine is automatically run and you can view the predicted time in the Consolidation rule job log.

Launching the Rule from the Rules Card

To launch the rule from the Rules card:

  1. On the Home page, click Rules.
  2. From the Cube drop-down list, select Consol.
  3. From the Business Rules list, select Predict Consolidation Time.
  4. Select or enter dimension members for Entities, Period, Scenario, and Year.
  5. Click Launch to run the rule.
  6. In the confirmation message that the rule was run successfully, click OK.
  7. Navigate to the Jobs card, and from the Recent Activity section, select the Predict Consolidation Time job.
  8. From the Job Details page, next to Job Status, click the Completed link.

    The Log messages dialog displays System Predicted Time to Complete the Job.

Predicted Consolidation Time in Jobs log

Launching the Rule From a Form

To launch the rule from a form:

  1. Click the Navigator icon Navigator icon.

  2. Under Create and Manage, click Forms to open the form editor.

  3. Select the Other Options tab to assign the Predict Consolidation Time menu to a form.

  4. On the Home page, click Data, and then open the form.

  5. From the Actions menu or by right-clicking in a form cell, select Business Rules, and select Predict Consolidation Time.

    Predict Consolidation Time from Form
  6. Select or enter dimension members for Entities, Period, Scenario, and Year.

  7. Click Launch to run the rule.

  8. In the confirmation message that the rule was run successfully, click OK.
  9. Navigate to the Jobs card, and from the Recent Activity section, select the Predict Consolidation Time job.
  10. From the Job Details page, next to Job Status, click the Completed link.

    The Log messages dialog displays the System Predicted Time to Complete the Job.

Viewing Predicted Time When Running the Consolidation Rule

To view predicted time when running a Consolidation rule:

  1. Run the Consolidation rule. See Consolidating Data.

    The prediction routine is automatically run.

  2. Navigate to the Jobs card, and from the Recent Activity section, select the Consolidate job.
  3. From the Job Details page, next to Job Status, click the Completed link.

    The Log messages dialog displays System Predicted Time to Complete the Job.