Validating users' data input

What is the value of planning numbers if they are incomplete and don't comply with business rules? As a custodian of the planning system, you want to make sure that you collect complete and accurate planning information from users over the Contributor Web Client.

Understanding the Data Validations feature

The Data Validations feature in IBM Cognos Planning ensures that incoming data, entered by users on Contributor Web Client templates, is in the right format, complete, and conforming to business rules. For example, if the organization's capital policy dictates that the organization must capitalize spending over $5K, the data validation feature evaluates that business rule, and warns users if they do not follow that ...

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