JDA Demand Interview Questions

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JDA Demand Interview Questions   (Link to Answer Key given at the last)

1) What are the key elements of a DFU (Demand Forecasting Unit)

a)Demand Unit, Location, Demand Group, Model

b)Item, Location, Demand Group

c)SKU, Demand Group, Model, Hist Stream

d)Item, Demand Group, Model, Shipment Mode

2) Which of these is not a Demand Planning Process?

a)Publish Forecast

b)Adjust Forecast

c)Reconcile Forecast

d)Calculate Model

e)None of the above (Which means, all of the above are demand planning process)

3) Name the graphical dashboard which is used to view demand

4) “Forecast is Always correct”. Is this statement True or False? Justify

5)List down the name of the Forecasting Algorithms which you know.

6) Which of the following is not a master data

a)Demand Unit

b)Sales History

c) Location

d)Model

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7)Tick the Qualitative Methods of forecasting

a)Moving Average

b)Delphi

c) Lewandowski

d)Panel Consensus

e)All of the above

 

8) Which of these is/are seasonal? Answer with a/b/c/d

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9) Which of these is not a measure of Forecast Error?  

a) MAP

b)Difference

c)MAPE

c)Bias

10) Name the tables used to define a Demand calendar

 

11)In which table would you define the hierarchy of stores as given below

 

All Locations-> Geographic region -> State -> City

12) In which Table would you assign a forecasting algorithm to a DFU

a)DFUMAP

b)MODEL

c)DFU

d)DFUMAP

13) Assume that you are handling forecasting in the SCM division of a company. Explain a scenario where you would need to define a search.  

14)Which of the following table is not used by the JDA Demand Planning Process (See diagram below) .  

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a) LOC

b) LEWANDOWSKISTATS

c) CALDATA

d)FCST

e)None of the above (Which means, all of the above are used for demand planning process)

 

15)Assume you are importing history from the UI with a CSV file as given below.  

 

DMDUNIT DMDGROUP LOC STARTDATE DUR TYPE EVENT QTY HISTSTREAM
103152 ALL ALL_STORES 04/01/2015 00:00:00 7D 1      27.8 TOTAL
103189 ALL ALL_STORES 04/05/2015 00:00:00 7D 1      51.6 TOTAL

 

a) From where can you access the import button

b) What should be the value of “Skip at First Row”?

c) Which table would the data get uploaded?

d)What should be the value of Format (Delimiter)

16)Which Algorithm is better suited for history with large number of zeroes.  

 

a) Lewandowski

b) Croston

c) MLR (Multi Linear Regression)

d)Fourier

17)Write the order in which you would create Master Data (Write ab,c,d in order) .  

 

a)DFU

b)DMDUNIT

c)CALDATA

d)CAL

e)LOC

 

18)Which of the following is NOT done in Publish Forecast Process.  

 

a)Deletes records from FCST table

b)Build Truck Load

c)Transfer Forecast

d)Calculate Model

 

19) Mention the product and location hierarchy of a Retail chain.

 

Hint: You can take the example of any retail store like Walmart or Hypercity and use the common group of products.


 

20) Summarize in a small paragraph, how JDA Demand helps a planner working for an organization. .  

 

Hint: You can take the example of any retail and write about the benefits of forecasting process and how does the tool help in the same.

The Answer can be accesed from the link below

http://www.joblagao.com/blog/index.php/2015/04/08/jda-demand-interview-question-answers/

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