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As you all know, one of the latest releases bring the ability to do aggregations of ANY measurement in PAM to ANY monthly metric in RA. V1 is useful and live, but there is one major quirks that I discovered while helping the team supporting Kim KREUTZ for FLG; The source list for bulk configuration.
As a reminder, to get to this feature you need to go to:
Here is a simple filter driven view with some key features, including the ability to edit any individual site, or use the AutoFill Option. To do bulk configuration you effectively filter down the sites that you care about, including the source and then use the AutoFill feature. This give you control to adjust the key parameters of the import inlcuding:
What you'll notice is that none of the metrics we might want to map show up in the Source Drop Down List. As of 2017-11-07, the list is currently tied to just invoice type commodities:
So with the need to bulk configure 100+ sites, I was determined not to have to go and adjust each site individually. Given that I had 1 metric and 4 invoice commodities, my quick tip is:
This ended up being 5 steps (1 to set all, then 4 to undo each of the commodities), instead of 100+, and has proven a useful trick given the current limitation a few different times over the past couple weeks.
I felt comfortable with this solution, because the numbers update on a schedule once per day. This gave me plenty of time to clean up the mess i made in step 1.
If you have any other quick tips on this feature, add them here!
Michael Schmitz, I hope this works for what you were looking for!
In addition to the source list limitation, I'd also like to point out that: