Glossary


D | M | P

D

dimension
A data category used to organize business data for retrieval and preservation of values. Dimensions usually contain hierarchies of related members grouped within them. A dimension categorizes and describes measure data. For example, a measure named Price might be categorized by Product and Time, so that the price of items can be tracked over time.

M

measure
Contains data that is organized by the measure's dimensions. For example, measures named Price and Forecast with the dimensions Product and Time would contain price data and forecast data for each product and time period.

P

planning data repository
The set of data collected from source systems and stored for use by order management, order promising, and supply chain planning processes.