Chapter 3. Understanding the Model Development Process

This chapter summarizes the key steps of the Model Development Process. The remaining chapters have been organized around these steps and we will refer to them throughout this book. Over the course of this chapter, the content across various upcoming chapters will be discussed, and you will learn how to:

  • Design the model template in Analyst
  • Build the Contributor application
  • Enter and review plans in the Contributor Web user interface
  • Publish and report on planning data
  • Maintain the planning models

The process

The Model Development Process is a proven step-by-step approach for designing and deploying planning models in an organization. This process enables us to chart various activities involved in ...

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