At first glance I see that there are no columns chosen to create the data relationship between Cost Source and Labor. You are looking to choose columns in each respective master data table that will contain at least some matching values (matches when the dollars in Cost Source are actually labor dollars.) I'm headed into class now but asap I will review more to see if there is anything else missing. I recommend you add columns to complete the allocation and review the other steps in the allocation as well.
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are you working on the first backpack? It looks like it but I want to confirm.
Thanks for you quick response.
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other cost source being added when I try to trouble shoot. please help me to move forward
Yes, Im working on first backpack.
I took a quick look before my class too. I agree with Jenny, it appears you haven't put any rules in your Allocation Strategy... you'll need a filter to tell Apptio to only send the Labor Dollars from Cost Source (go look in your Cost Source Master data and see if there is a column you can use to figure out which line items are labor versus which are not. Think about the columns you added to your OpEx and CapEx Actuals and Budget Data). Then you'll also need to create a data relationship as she pointed out in he screenshot above. You'll need to fine a column in each of the Master Data Sets that has some matching data. Its sort of like creating a join in a relational data base. You're trying to find a column you can match on between to two data sets to tell Apptio which Labor resources get charged for which Cost Source line items.
Many thanks to Jenny & Debbie for valuable support. I have created relationship between cost source and Labor, it works well. Now, I can see values in Labor allocation.
That's great Ajmal. Well done!
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