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Create a demand towards achievement of goal

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Create a demand towards achievement of goal

Demands are a step to identify cost saving opportunities on the applications to meet the target. The strategy that you associate with the demand action decides the strategy for the application.

Before you begin

Role required: sn_apm.apm_analyst

About this task

Create a demand to capture details like action, start and target fiscal period, application, program, and so on.


  1. Navigate to Application Portfolio Management > Application Portfolio Analysis > Demands and click New.
  2. On the form, fill in the fields.
    Table 1. Demand form
    Field Description
    Action Course of action for the new demand.
    Note: Action field is available only when you launch the form within the Application Portfolio Management module and that is when the APM plugin is activated.
    Name Name of the demand.
    Category Category of the demand.
    • Strategic
    • Operational
    Type Type of demand:
    • Project
    • Enhancement
    • Change
    • Defect

    The Category field selection determines the options available in the Type field.

    Number Unique, auto-generated identification number for the demand.
    Start date Start date of the demand.
    Due date Requested completion date of the demand.
    Portfolio Portfolio indicating the business focus of the demand.
    Program Name of the program to which the demand belongs.
    Demand manager Name of the demand manager.
    Collaborators Users who can edit or contribute to the demand. A demand requester can select any user as a collaborator.
    Department Department in a business unit to which the demand submitter belongs.

    If no value is chosen in this field, it is auto-populated with the name of the department to which the submitter belongs.

    Business Unit Business unit to which the demand submitter belongs.
    Impacted Business Units Business unit which is impacted by the submitted demand.
    Business Capabilities One or more business capabilities to associate the demand with.
    Business Applications Add a business application to the demand.

    You can select any business application in your enterprise, irrespective of it being related or not related to the capability that you have selected in the Business Capabilities field above.

  3. Click Submit to submit the record and go back to the list view.
  4. Click Save to save the record and remain on the same form to add more details to the demand.