Announcing new and updated Documentation for Oracle Cruise, Hotels, Food & Beverage, and Retail solutions

Oracle Retail Demand Forecasting Documentation for Release 16.0

Bernie Goodman
Documentation Manager

Oracle Retail Demand Forecasting (RDF) is a statistical and promotional forecasting solution. It uses state-of-the-art modeling techniques to produce high-quality forecasts with minimal human intervention. Forecasts produced by the Demand Forecasting system enhance the retailer's supply chain planning, allocation, and replenishment processes, enabling a profitable and customer-oriented approach to predicting and meeting product demand.

Release 16.0 of Oracle Retail Demand Forecasting includes functional enhancements for exception management, the Promotion Effectiveness workbook, and the Fusion taskflow. For detailed information on the enhancements in Release 16.0, see the Release Notes.

Documentation highlights for Release 16.0 includes the following:

User Guides

  • The User Guides were updated to reflect the functional changes for the following enhancements:
    • Exception Management: Oracle Retail Demand Forecasting has refined a set of alerts that are available for both the batch and workbook version that flag any forecasts that are exceptions and should be reviewed.
    • Promotion Effectiveness Workbook: The workbook received a major overhaul. Users can review, adjust, and commit all the information necessary to determine the impact of events and/or price discount have on demand.
    • Taskflow Enhancements: The Fusion taskflow has been reworked to improve usability. Related forecasting steps and tasks were grouped under the same activities.

The following documents were also published for this release:

  • Release Notes
  • Installation Guide
  • Implementation Guide

The documentation set is available on the Oracle Help Center as part of the already existing product documentation library:


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