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Salesforce Exam Revenue-Cloud-Consultant-Accredited-Professional Topic 1 Question 20 Discussion

Actual exam question for Salesforce's Revenue Cloud Consultant Accredited Professional Exam exam
Question #: 20
Topic #: 1
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Universal Containers has three product families - Hardware, Software and Services. Their Sales Reps want to be able to view the net totals of various product families at the quote level. In order to support this, the CPQ admin has created three price rules that use summary variables to add the net total for quote lines that belong to a particular product family and intend to populate the sums to custom fields on the quote record. From a performance standpoint, which of the following is true?

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Suggested Answer: D

Salesforce Revenue Cloud's CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote) solution allows for the creation of price rules that can be used to perform calculations on quote lines. In this scenario, the CPQ admin has created three separate price rules, each using a summary variable to add the net total for quote lines belonging to a particular product family. While this solution works, it may not be the most optimal from a performance standpoint.

Option D suggests using a single price rule with three price actions. This would be more efficient because it reduces the number of price rules that need to be evaluated. Each price rule evaluation can consume system resources and potentially slow down the quote calculation process. By consolidating the three price rules into a single one with multiple actions, the system only needs to evaluate one rule, which can improve performance.

It's important to note that summary variables in Salesforce CPQ allow you to perform a math function on the collected values of a number field on the quote line, product option, subscription, or asset1.You can also create filters so that the summary variable evaluates only fields on records that match the filter values1. This functionality would still be available with a single price rule with multiple actions.

Reference

Summary Variable Fields - Salesforce

Revenue Management Platform & CPQ Solution - Salesforce.com US

Quote Line Groups - Salesforce


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Nobuko
3 days ago
Actually, using a single price rule with three price actions could simplify the process.
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Joaquin
12 days ago
I disagree. Creating separate quote line groups for each product family might be more efficient.
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Deja
13 days ago
I think the current solution with three separate price rules is the best option.
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Trinidad
1 months ago
Yeah, that's a good point. Using separate quote line groups would allow us to easily track the totals for each product family without having to create multiple quotes. It's a more streamlined approach that should also be more performant.
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Brock
1 months ago
I agree. Creating separate quotes for each product family might be a bit overkill and could make it more difficult to manage the overall quoting process. I think the better approach would be to create separate quote line groups for each product family and use the quote line group auto-summary functionality.
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Lemuel
1 months ago
Agreed. I mean, who wants to deal with three separate price rules or quotes? That's just asking for trouble. The quote line group approach seems like the clear winner here. It's a win-win for both the admin and the sales team.
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Fletcher
1 months ago
This question is really testing our understanding of CPQ functionality and performance considerations. I think the current solution with three separate price rules might not be the most optimal, as it could potentially lead to performance issues, especially if there are a large number of quote lines.
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Angella
1 months ago
You know, I was actually leaning towards the single price rule with three price actions. That way, we could consolidate everything into one rule and potentially improve performance. But the quote line group approach does sound like a more elegant solution.
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Tiera
1 months ago
Haha, I can just imagine the sales reps trying to juggle three separate quotes. That would be a nightmare! I definitely think the quote line group option is the way to go. It's the most user-friendly and efficient solution.
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Alecia
1 months ago
Hmm, that's an interesting idea. Using separate quote line groups would allow us to easily track the totals for each product family while still keeping everything in a single quote. Plus, the auto-summary feature should help streamline the process.
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Deonna
1 months ago
I agree. Creating separate quotes for each product family might be a bit overkill and could make it difficult to manage the overall sale. I think the better approach would be to use separate quote line groups for each product family and leverage the auto-summary functionality.
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Sabra
1 months ago
This is a tricky question. The way I see it, the current solution with three separate price rules might not be the most optimal from a performance standpoint. As the number of quote lines increases, having three separate price rules could lead to slower processing times.
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