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Background documentation Activity DECISION_SOURCE Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

The system uses this activity to add up the key figure values in the specified time frames, period by period, and then transfers the total to the combined key figure. You can enter a different time frame for each data source.

The following parameters are available for the activity DECISION_SOURCE:

Parameter

Meaning

DS_BASELINE

Baseline forecast key figures and their data sources

DS_EVENT

Promotion key figures and their data sources

PERIOD_SELECT

Start and end periods of the time frame for which you execute the activity

Activity class: /SAPAPO/CL_DC_DECISION_SOURCE.

Example

In the following example, the system considers two baseline forecast key figures from data source 01 and data source 02 and a promotion key figure from data source 01. You have defined different time frames for each data source. See the following table for the parameter values:

Parameter

Data Source

Start Value

End Value

DS_BASELINE

01

PROG_01

 

 

02

PROG_02

 

DS_EVENT

01

PROM_01

 

PERIOD_SELECT

01

2

4

 

02

1

2

In the following figure, the current week is calendar week 38 (CW 38). The time frame for data source 01 begins with CW 39 and ends with CW 41. The time frame for data source 02 begins with CW 38 and ends with CW 39.

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The system determines the corresponding time frames for the three key figures and transfers the total of the key figure values period by period to the combined key figure.

 

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