About the Scenario dimension in Planning Business Modeler

The Scenario dimension is a flat dimension that holds values that differentiate between different modeling scenarios. For example, you can use this dimension to track values for budget, actual, and forecasted scenarios. Planning Business Modeler automatically includes the Scenario dimension with every model.

Dimension members

The following table describes the system-defined members of the Scenario dimension.

Label

Description

Actual

Actual results

LRF

Long-range forecast (5-year)

Forecast

Forecast

Budget

Annual budget

Plan

Plan

Annual Estimate

Total for fiscal year (actual + forecast)

Variance

Difference between scenarios

NONE

No member

User modifications in the Scenario dimension

You can add a new dimension member to the Scenario dimension or modify a user-defined member in the Scenario dimension. You cannot create a member hierarchy in the Scenario dimension.

In addition to new dimension members, you can also add member sets and member properties. The following table describes the ways that you can modify user-defined objects in this dimension.

User-defined object

Create

Update

Delete

Dimension members

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dimension properties

No

Yes

No

Member sets

Yes.

Yes

Yes

Member views

No

No

No

Member properties

Yes

Yes

Yes

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