Oracle Retail Predictive Application Server 13 Configuration Essentials

Oracle Retail Predictive Application Server 13 Configuration Essentials

Oracle Retail Predictive Application Server 13 Configuration Essentials (1Z0-576) exam is designed for individuals who possess retail industry experience or technical skills to support implementing RPAS solutions. This certification exam covers topics such as: Accounting concepts, Planning Business Processes, RPAS features and functionality, RPAS Calculation Engine, Use of Configuration Tools and Requirements and Implementation Considerations. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.

The Oracle Retail Predictive Application Server 13 Configuration Implementation Specialist certification recognizes OPN members as OPN Certified Specialists. This certification differentiates OPN members in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. This certification helps the OPN member’s partner organization qualify for the RPAS Configuration Implementation Specialization.

This certification helps the OPN member's partner organization qualify for the Oracle Retail 13.3 Supply Chain Management Specialization and Oracle Retail Pricing 13.2 Specialization and Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization 13.3 Specialization.

Exam Number:
1Z0-576
Duration:
120 minutes
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Number of
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Exam Price:
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Passing
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61%

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Oracle Retail Predictive Application Server 13 Configuration Implementation Specialist

OPN Certified Specialist

 

Recommended Training and Preparation Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy

Recommended Training
Oracle Retail Predictive Application Server 13 Configuration Essentials Exam Guide (PDF)
(Please note that Adobe Reader V10 is required)
OPN Guided Learning Path
Oracle Retail Planning and Optimization 13.2 Implementation Configuration Consultant
Oracle Retail Pricing 13.2.2 Implementation Configuration Consultant
Oracle Retail Supply Chain Management 13.2 Implementation Configuration Consultant
Oracle University Training
Retail Predictive Application Server Introduction: RPAS Classic Client Ed 1 OLC
Retail Predictive Application Server Introduction: RPAS Fusion Client Ed 1 OLC
RPAS Configuration Tools Overview Ed 1 OLC
13.2 TOI: Retail Predictive Application Server (RPAS) Platform Technical Overview
Retail Predictive Application Server Configuration Essentials 13.2
RPAS Technical Essentials: Fusion Client

This exam has been validated against release 13.2.

 

Additional Information & Resources
Exam Retake Policy
Specialization Catalog (PDF) for all launched and planned Specializations
Product Mapping to Specialization (XLS)

 

Exam Topics

Retail and Cost Accounting

  • Describe key differences between Retail and Cost method of accounting
  • Explain why retailers use either Retail Accounting method or a hybrid of Retail and Cost Accounting
  • Describe the most commonly used retail math terms as they relate to the RPAS Merchandise Planning solution
  • Explain why these terms are important to the planning process
  • Explain how the retail terms discussed relate to each other

What is Planning?

  • Explain the why, who, when and what of planning
  • Describe how Oracle Retail fits into the planning process

Merchandise Financial Planning

  • Describe the components of Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP)
  • Explain the benefits of Merchandise Financial Planning
  • Describe the typical roles that support Merchandise Financial Planning
  • Implement the pre-season and in-season process flow

The Retail Predictive Application Server

  • Describe the RPAS Architecture
  • Describe the Extensions and Integration
  • Describe the Operating and Database Architecture
  • Explain the Array Level Interaction

RPAS Solutions

  • Describe the Retail Planning solutions that leverage RPAS features and functionality

Introduction to RPAS

  • Describe the components used to support planning processes that are then visible in the RPAS Client

The RPAS Client

  • Describe the features and functions of the RPAS Client used to support planning processes

RPAS Calculation Engine

  • Explain how the Calculation Engine works
  • Describe how the Calculation Engine supports business processes

Introduction to the Configuration Tools

  • Describe the steps to follow in creating a configuration
  • Describe the features of the Configuration Manager
  • Describe what is contained in a Project and a Solution
  • Change Workbench Preferences
  • Describe the Configuration Tools Utilities

Projects and Solutions

  • Create a project
  • Access an existing project
  • Create a solution

Hierarchies

  • Build Hierarchies in the Configuration Tools
  • Create Dimensions
  • Create Hierarchy Branches
  • Create Labeled Intersections
  • Configure Dynamic Add or Dynamic Position Maintenance (DPM)

Style Definition

  • Describe the basics of the Style Tool
  • Create Styles
  • Edit and remove Styles

Measures

  • Create major and minor components
  • Create measures
  • Specify and edit component information
  • Describe the principles of measure component design
  • Explain how to realize measures

Rules Sets, Rule Groups, and Rules

  • Explain how Rules, Rules Set and Rule Groups interact
  • Create and edit properties of Rules, Rules Groups and Rule Sets
  • Describe the arithmetic operators supported in RPAS
  • Utilize multiple refresh rule groups to support the process
  • Apply a rule pattern
  • Filter rules in a Rule Group
  • Auto generate Rule Groups
  • Copy rules to another Rule Group
  • Use find/replace measures in copied rules
  • Explain position queries

Workbooks, Workbook Tabs and Worksheets

  • Use the workbook designer to format workbooks, tabs and worksheets
  • Add custom menu options
  • Use the Rule Group Simulator

Data Interface Manager

  • Define Hierarchy layouts
  • Describe Hierarchy file standards
  • Create Data Interface Layouts
  • Explain Data Interface Standards
  • Specify load intersections in the Data Interface Manager
  • Edit load intersections in the Data Interface Manager

RPAS Domains

  • Build and patch a simple domain
  • Load measure data
  • Build a global domain

Requirements Gathering

  • Gather and discuss the requirements that should be part of design

Practical Application

  • Explain how time is elapsed
  • Share rules across roles
  • Manage inventory
  • Manage approvals

 

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