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This tutorial provides a step by step guide to use IRIS, with demo data. It takes 1 hour to go through this tutorial. Your time will be well invested to get well versed with this super intelligent and simple merchandising technology. 


Software Requirements

All you need is

  • Latest Microsoft Excel software, to be able to open and view demo data files
  • Google Chrome browser

Demo Data

Please download the  demo data zip file , and unzip it on your computer. It contains following demo files which can be uploaded in various IRIS modules. All MRP, sales, AOP are in INR (Indian Rupees). You can simply right click on these files, and open with Microsoft Excel. Kindly make sure that files of each module are uploaded in order as given below.

  • demo_store.tsv – store master data
  • demo_attributes.tsv – product attributes master data
  • demo_style.tsv – styles master data
  • demo_cat_size_sets.tsv – sizes master data
  • demo_sku.tsv – sku master data
  • demo_sales.tsv – sales transactions data
  • demo_aop.tsv – annual operating plan data
  • demo_planogram.tsv – store planogram
  • demo_storestock.tsv – current store inventory
  • demo_whstock.tsv – current warehouse inventory

Projects

project is an independent set of data you can use for analysis. You can use projects to organize your analysis as per your Business Units (BU). You can also use projects to do any testing work.

  1. Go to the Projects Section
  2. Create a new project
  3. Select it as the current project

Masters Module

  1. Go to the Masters Module
  2. Read about this module in the above link
  3. Click on the Inputs link
  4. Upload the demo_store.tsv using the Store Master file upload button
  5. Upload the demo_attributes.tsv using the Attributes Master file upload button
  6. Upload the demo_style.tsv using the Styles Master file upload button
  7. Upload the demo_cat_size_sets.tsv using the Size Master file upload button
  8. Upload the demo_sku.tsv using the SKU Master file upload button
  9. Upload the demo_sales.tsv using the Sales file upload button. You can see the uploads running in the File Upload Logs text area. For large sales data, the upload can be done in multiple smaller file chunks.
  10. Click on the Outputs link
  11. Play with various reports which show you various outputs of this module

Sales Data Cleanup

  1. Go to the Sales Data Cleanup Module
  2. Read about this module in the above link
  3. Click on the Inputs link. Familiarize yourself with various Settings
  4. Click on the Run Algo link
  5. Click the Run button. You can see the algorithms running in the Module Logs text area
  6. Click on the Outputs link
  7. Play with various reports which show you various outputs of this module

Top Sellers Module

  1. Go to the Top Sellers Module
  2. Read about this module in the above link
  3. Click on the Inputs link. Familiarize yourself with various Settings
  4. Click on the Run Algo link
  5. Click the Run button. You can see the algorithms running in the Module Logs text area
  6. Click on the Outputs link
  7. Play with various reports which show you various outputs of this module

Ideal Assortment

  1. Go to the Assortment Module
  2. Read about this module in the above link
  3. Click on the Inputs link. Familiarize yourself with various Settings
  4. Click on the Run Algo link
  5. Click the Run button. You can see the algorithms running in the Module Logs text area
  6. Click on the Outputs link
  7. Play with various reports which show you various outputs of this module

Revenue Split

  1. Go to the Revenue Split Module
  2. Read about this module in the above link
  3. Click on the Inputs link. Familiarize yourself with various Settings
  4. Upload the demo_aop.tsv using the AOP file upload button. You can see the uploads running in the File Upload Logs text area
  5. Click on the Run Algo link
  6. Click the Run button. You can see the algorithms running in the Module Logs text area
  7. Click on the Outputs link
  8. Play with various reports which show you various outputs of this module

Distribution

  1. Go to the Distribution Module
  2. Read about this module in the above link
  3. Click on the Inputs link. Familiarize yourself with various Settings
  4. Upload the demo_planogram.tsv using the Store Planogram file upload button. You can see the uploads running in the File Upload Logs text area
  5. Upload the demo_storestock.tsv using the Store Stock file upload button. You can see the uploads running in the File Upload Logs text area
  6. Upload the demo_whstock.tsv using the Warehouse Stock file upload button. You can see the uploads running in the File Upload Logs text area
  7. Click on the Run Algo link
  8. Click the Run button. You can see the algorithms running in the Module Logs text area
  9. Click on the Outputs link
  10. Play with various reports which show you various outputs of this module.

Thats It !

If you have successfully executed all the steps above, then you should have learnt how to navigate and use this technology. You can now start using IRIS for your own data, by following these steps:

  1. Create a new project
  2. Create your TSV files for various modules, from your own data source
  3. Upload the files
  4. Change settings if required, and run the algorithms
  5. View reports
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