Exported MAPE Values in MSD_DP_SCN_ENTRIES_DENORM Table do not Match the MAPE Values in Demantra (Doc ID 1320213.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Demantra Demand Management - Version 7.3.0 and later
Oracle Demand Planning - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 06-Mar-2013***

Symptoms

On Demantra version 7.3.0 integrated with EBS/VCP version 11.5.10.2:

The MAPE uploaded from Demantra to MSD_DP_SCN_ENTRIES_DENORM table in VCP instance is in decimals (ex 0.1) instead of percentage. This causes huge inventory shortages.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect Demantra to upload the value as percentage.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log in to Workflow Manager.
2. Execute the EBS Upload Local Forecast workflow.
3. Review the data in the MSD_DP_SCN_ENTRIES_DENORM table.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Causes the safety stock levels calculated during Inventory Optimization plan run to be too low causing a shortage.

Cause

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