Build a model

SrishtiGoel31
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Build a model

I want to build a view to see sales for the year 2020 using products and customers dimensionality. Customers are spilt as active and inactive customer.

Any suggestions for it??

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anand.shekhawat
Frequent Contributor

Re: Build a model

Hi @SrishtiGoel31 ,

 

Yes you can build it, pull in the required dimensions i.e. Customer's list, Product list and Time.

Add a 'Sales' line item. Make sure that that you include both active and inactive customers as it might be a possibility that the customer might have left in the middle of the year giving some sales numbers(before leaving) for the FY. Write a formula in the Sales line item which will fetch the monthly/yearly sales numbers across geographies.

 

I hope it helps

 

~Anand

SrishtiGoel31
New Contributor

Re: Build a model

Can you please help me with the formula. Task is to basically view sales for both active and inactive customers.

 

It would be great you can help??

anand.shekhawat
Frequent Contributor

Re: Build a model

Hi @SrishtiGoel31 

I wish I could, unfortunately I have no clue about the architecture or how the different modules are created in your model.

 

~Anand

SrishtiGoel31
New Contributor

Re: Build a model

I don't have any real module. I just have to present the idea on what kind of formula could be used

anand.shekhawat
Frequent Contributor

Re: Build a model

Hi @SrishtiGoel31,

 

Anaplan is a tool where you can have multiple workarounds to achieve a similar functionality. The output totally depends upon the input that we provide and the calculations that we do or the logic we build for the desired output.

 

Mathematical questions leads to an answer, but vice-versa would be illogical. 

 

Hope I am making sense

 

~Anand