2399613 - System triggers a warning message when Demand plan is ran for model "Seasonal Trend Exponential Smoothing".

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2399613 - System triggers a warning message when Demand plan is ran for model "Seasonal Trend Exponential Smoothing".

Symptom

When the Demand Plan XYZ is ran using model Seasonal Trend Exponential Smoothing, a warning message appears:

 Historical data not sufficient.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Demand Planning Work Center.
  2. Go to Demand Plans View.
  3. Search for Demand Plan XYZ.
  4. Select Go.
  5. Select the Demand Plan XYZ and Select Plan.
  6. Select Choose Planning Board Layout as Maximal Layout.
  7. Select on Run Statistical Forecast.

We see a warning message appears:

Historical data not sufficient

Cause

History horizon data for previous months was maintained less than the defined History Horizon range.

Resolution

You need to maintain History Horizon data considering the range maintained in the plan. For instance, if you have defined a History Horizon of 57 months for Seasonal Trend Exponential Smoothing, the data relevant to it must be also maintained.

Keywords

KBA , AP-DP , Demand Planning , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1611 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1702 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711