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Order Optimizer PDT user interface / experience improvements

In order to improve the general usability in the Order Optimizer Parameter Deployment Tool the following user interface revisions are being requested.
1. highlight / shade or in some way visually differentiate child node level PDT configurations that do not match the parent node type group (i.e. Node Balancing Constant manually overridden for a store node that will now differ from the default store configuration)
2. provide a reset button to re-spread parent (e.g. store/DC) PDT NBC configurations down to corresponding children nodes
3. allow for user created node subgroups below node type for maintaining NBC configurations (e.g. dividing 'stores' into small/medium/large)
4. allow for user upload of node level NBC overrides (e.g. user uploads a .csv with N number of nodes that will now differ from their parent groups in this NBC change being entered)
5. provide soft warnings for 'extreme' values entered for NBC configurations ('extreme' ranges defined via system settings)
  • Guest
  • Jul 6 2018
  • Planned for future release
What is your industry? Other
What is the idea priority? Low
DeveloperWorks ID DW_ID103959
RTC ID RTC_ID536144
Link to original RFE http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=103959
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