basic thinking

Before we start to develop the logic for a cashflow or netincome corporate planning solution. We need to understand the basic economic rules that underlay this issue. In the corporate world there are two worlds of watching a company. The “dreamy“ profit and loss view, where people think that money and cash flows directly (no time between writing an invoice and recieving the money) and the “real” cashflow taking care about time delays for spending and revieving money in a company. To build a solution in a database, taking care about those two worlds – we have to define a flag or sign, in which world each single value belongs.… Read More

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simple start

example Bevore we start with complex planning issues, it´s important to understand the basics of the “logic” in the tool! So we build up a small personal budget where we take care about 2 income accounts (Salary and Family) and 4 expense accounts (Rent, Food, Fun and Communication). identify dimensions For every dataset, a basic dimension is needed, here we call it “Basic Dimension“. Additional we need two more dimensions for “Income” and another for “Expense“. Inside the Dimensions we need the following Dimension-Elements: Basic Dimension “My Personal Budget“ Income “Salary“ “Family“ Expense “Rent“ “Food“ “Fun“ “Communication“ Additional we need to define the relationship between the dimensions: Root – Basic… Read More

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prepare your system

after setup After you have installed the framework and the tool, you have a “clean” system that needs some settings to run! So first of all you need to login as poweruser and enable the needed module for this user. Continue as followed: Go to the mainmenu “planlogiq” – “My Account” – “All Users“ Select the user you want to enable modules for jump to the tab – “user rights” and edit the line “mod_planung” just check the “read” checkbox reload the complete site by hitting “F5” or the “reload“-Button of your Browser At the mainmenu you will now see a new register “Planning“. Open it and go to “Administration”… Read More

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Hello world!

Hello, this blog is a mix between a blog and a book, which is related to the open source corporate planning framework planlogiq. You can download it from here: http://www.planlogiq.com It’s based upon PRADO PHP Framework – http://www.pradosoft.com – UI DHTMLX – http://www.dhtmlx.com – and MySQL – http://www.mysql.com . All examples and textes are published under the CCL Commen Creative License and are published by Philipp Frenzel (pf(at)com[minus]x[minus]cha.com). If you have any suggestions or feedback, feel free to contace me!

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