Mismatch For P1, P2, .. P12 Proportions Between Demantra 7.3.0.2 And 12.2.4.1 (Doc ID 2113024.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Demantra Demand Management - Version 12.2.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.2.4.1 version, Technical

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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For the same parameters for proport , the p1, p2, ... ,p12 proportion calculated by proport procedure are different between Demantra version 7.3.0.2 and version 12.2.4.1 .

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Calculated p1, p2, .. p12 proportions should be the same for both demantra versions.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log into some SQL Tool like SQL Developer.
2. Execute PROPORT procedure for some combination in different instances: one of Demantra 7.3.0.2 and one of Demantra 12.2.4.1 .
3. Check p1, p2, ... , p12 proportions for the corresponding combination.
4. The values are different in those 2 instances.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, the forecast calculated by engine at an upper aggregation level is different in old and new version of demantra. Having different values, users will not sign-off the UAT from Feb 22.

Cause

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