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INFO OBJECT  STRUCTURE:

INFO AREA

        -→INFO OBJECT CATALOG for CHARACTERISTICS

                → CHARACTERISTICS

        → INFO OBJECT CATALOG for KEY FIGURES

                

                → KEY FIGURES

Create Characteristics and Key Figures

Transaction code: RSA1

Select INFO OBJECTS on left (Modeling) panel

CREATE INFO AREA:

Right click on Info Objects on Right Panel Header

Provide INFO AREA Name and Description

NOTE: If you get for Create Object Dictionary Entry then enter $TMP and Enter

CREATE INFO OBJECT CATALOG:

Right Click on Info Area and select Create InfoObject Catalog

Enter Info Object Catalog Name and Description and click on Create button

Make sure InfoObject type is CHAR

Run consistency and Activate InfoObject Catalog

CREATE CHARACTERISTICS (INFOOBJECT):

Right click on InfoObject catalog and select InfoObject

Enter Name and Description

Select APO (put cursor on APO)  and continue

Select Data Type as Character String and Enter Length 10 or 20 (Length of the Character value)

and Activate  to create the Characteristic.

Repeat the Create Infoobject (Charcteristic) for creating any number of Characteristic

CREATE INFOOBJECT CATALOG for KEY FIGURES

Right Click on Info Area and Create Infoobject catalog

Activate InfoObject catalog.

CREATE KEY FIGURE:

Right click on InfoObject Catalog for Key Figure and select Create InfoObject

Select APO (put cursor on APO) and Continue

Select Quantity and Enter 0UNIT in Unit/Currency

Activate to create Key Figure.

Repeat the Create Infoobject (Key Figure ) for creating any number of Key Figure.  

CREATE MPOS (Master Planning Object Structure):

Select Planning Object Structure view from selection

Right click on Plng Object Structure and click on Create Planning Object Structure

Enter Name of MPOS

Enter Description and Select Characteristics (either created by you or SAP standard) from Copy Fr and Add Char to include in your MPOS

And ACTIVATE to create MPOS.

Click on Continue to complete MPOS.

CREATE CVC:

Right click on your MPOS, select Char Combinations and again Select Maintain

Click on Create Characteristic Combinations

Click on Create button

Enter values for each Characteristic and select the line and click on Generate Button

You may get information pop-up

Click on OK button.

CVC generated.

 click back and again  to reach MPOS and  

Or Enter /N in Command Field

CREATE STORAGE BUCKET PROFILE:

Enter Name of Storage Bucket Profile and select the Periodicities (what level data has to be stored) and enter Start and End Dates

  SAVE.

CREATE PLANNING AREA:

Right click on Planning Areas and Select Create Planning Area

Enter Planning Area Name , Select your MPOS, Storage Bucket Profile and Unit of Measure like EA, PC, KG

Click to Continue

Click on Key Figs Tab

Select Key Figures from Copy Fr and click on  to include in your Planning Area.

Key Figure Aggregate Tab to set Calculation type (disaggregation type) for each Key Figure

if P or I selected then enter Disag Key Fig is High Lighted and select appropriate Key Figure

Click on locking logic

Deselect Activate Live cache lock to activate detailed lock

 Save Planning Area.

INITIALIZE PLANNING AREA:

Right Click on your Planning Area

Click on Create Time Series Objects

Enter Planning Version : 000

Start Date and End Date i.e Active periods in Planning Area

(Ideally it should be with in Horizon maintained in Storage Bucket Profile)

Execute (If executed background then check in T.code SM37 to check the status of the Job)

Once activate, you will find your PA in Green Status.

CREATE TIME/PLANING BUCKET PROFILE:

Enetr Name of Time Bucket and Description

First Row Enter Number of Periods and Select Display Periodicity (Month or Week)

Click on Period List to check the periods

CREATE PLANNING BOOK:

Enter Planning Book Name and Click on Create button

Enter PB Description and Select your PA from the list (Put cursor on PA field and click F4)

Select Uni-variate under Navigate to Views Tab and Click on Continue at bottom

Key Figure Tab

Select your Key Figures for PB from PA (either Drag and drop or Select all by clicking on )

And click on Continue .. for Next Tab

Select your Characteristics for PB from PA (either Drag and drop or Select all by clicking on )

And click on Continue .. for Next Tab

Enter Data View Name and Description

Select Time Bucket Profile for Future Periods and Past Period

 Select and Enter the date in Visible Field,  which you wish the past planning horizon to be visible when this data view is opened.

  Select and Enter the date in Input Field, which you wish the past planning horizon to be changeable/Editable.

Click Continue

Select your Key Figures from PB to Data View (either Drag and drop or Select all by clicking on )

And click on Complete to Create PB and Data View.

Pop-up  for confirmation and click on Yes.

MAINTAIN MASTER FORECAST PROFILE:

Select your Planning Area and Enter Name of Master Forecast Profile and Description

Select Key Figure (From the list of Key Figures in Planning Area) which will act as Forecast Key Figure in your Planning Area

Select Period Indicator i.e. whether you’re forecasting for Monthly or Weekly

Enter Number of Periods you wish to forecast in Forecast Horizon

Enter Number of Periods you wish to consider History for Forecasting

Click on Univariate Profile Tab  

Enter Univariate Profile name and Description

Select your Sales Key Figure from the List and enter version 000

Select the Forecast Strategy from the Lsit and Click on Show Proposal on top to get default values

Save Univariate Profile by clicking on Single Profile

Again Click on Master Profile

Select Univariate Profile and Select your Univariate Profile

Save

GENERATE FORECAST

Select your Planning Book and expand to select Data View

Double click on Data view

Click on Selection Window to select your Characteristics

Select Product and Click on Adopt

Double click on Product or Load as shown

Enter sales values (Test purpose) and save

Click on Univariate Icon on top to Generate Forecast

System Generated Forecast for Future 6 Months and you can find the your Master Forecast Profile settings at Bottom of the Screen

Click on  to goto to Planning Book and save .

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