Home

The Home page gives a summary of the loaded dataset. User can also access the control panel and loading configuration/dataset from the status bar here.

Content

The content varies with the IBP phase of the loaded dataset.

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  • Demand Plan
    1. Planning Calendar: Shows the timeline of the current planning cycle. The dates can be set by Process Coordinator users from the side panel.

    2. Demand Trend: Shows the forecast data in Demand Plan phase by period, along with available reference data.

    3. Top 20 Cumulative Demand by Customer: Demand and cumulative demand of customers with largest demand. Customers are ordered from highest to lowest demand. Customers can be displayed by different reporting levels, which can be set from the Levels side panel.

    4. Top 20 Cumulative Demand by Location: Demand and cumulative demand of locations with largest demand. Locations are ordered from highest to lowest demand. Locations can be displayed by different reporting levels, which can be set from the Levels side panel.

    5. Top 20 Cumulative Demand by Product: Demand and cumulative demand of products with largest demand. Products are ordered from highest to lowest demand. Products can be displayed by different reporting levels, which can be set from the Levels side panel.

  • Demand Review

    Same content as Demand Plan. But the demand data is from the Demand Review phase.

  • Supply Review
    1. Demand Scenarios: Demand scenarios’ demand by period.

    2. Business Scenarios: Revenue, volume, margin, total cost, fulfillment of business scenarios.

Status Bar

Users in Process Coordinator group may use this area to:

  • Load configuration and dataset
    1. Current Configuration: The current configuration is visible on the status bar too. If the user wants to change that, should click on this element, which will open Load Configuration dialog.

    2. Current Dataset: On the Status Bar there are displayed all dataset(s) that are used. If the user has multiple dataset types for the configuration each is visible. When the user wants to change the dataset type, should click on this element on the status bar, which will open the Load Dataset dialog.

  • Open control panel dialog to control IBP process
    1. Change Current Period

    2. Select forecast of a specific Responsible Sales

    3. Start/end phases

    Details of control panel dialog can be found here.