PROFITability 5.16 consists of three layers:
Application is the core component and the entry point where you define all the meta-data (e.g. classifications and profitability components), create business rules for allocations and do the data mapping.
To be able to get quick results and have the ability to do what-if scenarios on billions of data rows, all the processing, including allocation and profitability calculation, is done with a specialized analytical database. The solution comes with a predefined data mart, where all the data from source systems is imported, calculated, transformed and written back.
Final results, including all relevant data for reporting and analysis purposes, are loaded into the data mart (in fact and dimension tables) where they can be accessed by any analytical tool.
IBM edition of the PROFITability 5.16 is tightly integrated with IBM products: