Production cube (ProdCube) for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack [AX 2012]

Updated: July 3, 2012

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Use the Production cube to manage and track production activities.

The following configuration keys are required to use all features of the Production cube:

  • Production series I (Prod)

  • Production series II (ProdRouting)

  • Trade (LogisticsBasic)

  • Resources (WrkCtr)

  • Product dimension – configuration (Config)

  • Product dimension – color (EcoResProductColor)

  • Product dimension – size (EcoResProductSize)

The Production cube uses data from the following tables and views:

  • InventLocationExpanded view

  • InventTableExpanded view

  • ProdCalcTransExpanded view

  • ProdCalcTransLevel view

  • ProdRouteTransExpanded view

  • ProdTableExpanded view

  • WrkCtrTableExpanded view

The Production cube includes the following measure groups.

This measure group is based on the InventTableExpanded view and includes the following measures.

Measure

Measure field name

Aggregation

Description

Associated dimensions

Released products count

Not applicable

Count

The number of released products.

Currency

Company

Released products

Styles

Colors

Configurations

Sizes

This measure group is based on the ProdCalcTransExpanded view and includes the following measures.

Measure

Measure field name

Aggregation

Description

Associated dimensions

Cost calculation count

Not applicable

Count

Number of calculations.

Company

Released products

Warehouses

Production level

Colors

Configurations

Sizes

Cost calculation

Production order

Date

Date (ended date)

Date (exchange rate date)

Cost amount

ProdCalcTransExpanded.CostAmount

Sum

Estimated cost of production.

Cost markup

ProdCalcTransExpanded.CostMarkup

Sum

Estimated cost of miscellaneous charges.

Actual cost amount

ProdCalcTransExpanded.RealCostAmount

Sum

Actual cost of the production.

Real cost adjustment

ProdCalcTransExpanded.RealCostAdjustment

Sum

Actual adjustment made by inventory closing.

This measure group is based on the ProdRouteTransExpanded view and includes the following measures.

Measure

Measure field name

Aggregation

Description

Associated dimensions

Route transactions count

Not applicable

Count

Number of route transactions.

Currency

Company

Released products

Warehouses

Resources

Styles

Colors

Configurations

Sizes

Route transactions

Date

Amount posted to ledger

ProdRouteTransExpanded.Amount

Sum

The amount that the transaction has been posted to the ledger.

Error quantity

ProdRouteTransExpanded.QtyError

Sum

Number of error items reported on the operation or job.

Good quantity

ProdRouteTransExpanded.QtyGood

Sum

Number of good items reported on the operation or job.

This measure group is based on the ProdTableExpanded view and includes the following measures.

Measure

Measure field name

Aggregation

Description

Associated dimensions

Production order count

Not applicable

Count

The number of production orders.

Currency

Company

Released products

Warehouses

Production order

Date

Date (ended date)

Date (production order – ship date)

Date (started)

Date (reported as finished)

Date (start date)

Days delayed

ProdTableExpanded.DaysDelayed

Sum

The number of days the production order has been delayed based on the scheduled end date and the actual end date.

Lead time

ProdTableExpanded.LeadTime

Sum

The actual lead time in production, for example, the average time from production start to finish.

Planned lead time

ProdTableExpanded.PlannedLeadTime

Sum

The planed lead time in production, for example, the average time from the planned start of production to the planned end of production.

This measure group is based on the BIExchangeRateView view and includes the following measures.

Measure

Measure field name

Aggregation

Description

Associated dimensions

Exchange rate

BIExchangeRateView.CrossRate

Max

The exchange rate.

Currency

Date (exchange rate date)

Analysis currency

The Production cube contains the following calculated measures.

Calculated measure

Aggregation

Description

Production efficiency

Average

The actual processing time as a percentage of the processing time estimated based on the route.

Planned cost amount

Average

The planned resource and materials consumption.

Planned cost markup

Average

The calculated additional charges.

Realized cost amount

Average

The actual cost of production.

Realized cost adjustment

Average

The actual additional charges.

Cost of planned consumption

Average

The total cost of planned resource and materials consumption, including calculated additional charges.

Cost of actual consumption

Average

The total cost of actual resource and materials consumption, including actual additional charges.

Actual vs. planned consumption

Average

The difference between actual and planned consumption.

Defect ratio

Average

The number of reported errors in parts per million.

WIP level

Average

The cost associated with the current work-in-progress.

The following sections describe the key performance indicators (KPIs) in the Production cube.

The following table lists the KPIs that are associated with the Production cube. You can use the information in the following table to help verify the information in your KPIs.

KPI

Calculation

Production cost

This KPI is bound to the Actual vs. planned consumption calculated measure.

Production efficiency

This KPI is bound to the Production efficiency calculated measure.

The following table lists the Role Centers and web parts that display the KPIs associated with the Production cube.

Role Center

Web parts and KPIs

Production manager

Business overview:

  • On-time production rate (%)

  • Actual vs. planned cost (%)

  • Defect ration (ppm)

  • Production efficiency (%)

  • Production lead time (days)

  • WIP level

CEO

Production KPIs:

  • Production efficiency

  • Production cost

The Production cube can be accessed by users assigned to the following Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services roles.

  • Chief executive officer

  • Production manager


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