Cross SAP ERP

Enhancement packages provide new innovative functionality. Some of these innovations provide new features that can be used in several application areas like improved search features or simplifications of user interfaces. Those business functions are listed in this section.

 
Contract-to-Cash for Commodities

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_SD_COMMODITY

Detailed description:
This functionality enabling the standard SD billing functionality for commodities by introducing new invoice types for provisional and final invoices. The functionality is integrated into the commodity pricing engine to reflect provisional and final pricing in the invoices.

Business benefits:
Improved visibility of the invoicing process

Positioning:
New invoice types for provisional and final invoices

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06969% 6 3improved and used transactions:
VF01, VF02, VF03
NEW! Open the SAP documentation for this business function. LOG_SD_COMMODITY Global Trade
Project System, Extended Usability and Performance

Detailed value proposition of business function OPS_PS_CI_2

Detailed description:
This business function encompasses three project system enhancements

  • Project builder performance improvement options
  • Analysis of nonarchived and archived line items together in transaction CJI3
  • New BAdI: down payment clearing for billing plans and invoicing

Business benefits:
Customers using materials and networks intensively in project management can benefit from an improved project builder performance. In case of long running projects, line items already archived now can be analyzed together with the nonarchived line items in transaction CJI3. By implementing the new BAdI (down payment clearing for billing plans and invoicing), the number of project cash management line items can drastically be reduced.

Positioning:
Improved performance of project builder

Target customers:
Existing customers who execute large, long-running, and capital-intensive projects

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

02828% 6 NEW! Open the SAP documentation for this business function. OPS_PS_CI_2 Central Applications
Enhanced Initial Data Transfer via Core Interface (CIF)
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Detailed value proposition of business function CA_CIF_INILOAD_01

Detailed description:
1. Parallelized data transfer of PDS via core interface (CIF): PDS transfer to SAP SCM during initial load. 2. Incremental data transfer via CIF: new integration model-handling method. CIF objects in the integration model without errors during the initial load are active; others are excluded.

Business benefits:
PDS transfer via the CIF interface has better performance due to parallelization of data block processing. The incremental load of material master data via the CIF interface enables users to load data from SAP ERP to SAP SCM even if the selected data set contains erroneous objects. The correct sets will be transferred, while the failed ones will be reported and can be reloaded after correcting the errors. This approach enables faster startup of processes that cross SAP ERP and SAP SCM and narrows error-detection activities to a smaller number of objects.

Positioning:
Better Performance for Product Data Structures (PDS) Transfers from SAP ERP to SAP SCM - More Sophisticated Handling and Better Usability

Target customers:
Because this enhancement is in the core interface area, the new functionality will affect every customer who uses SAP ERP and SAP SCM in their business processes. Of particular importance is the improvement for customers who integrate product data structures (PDS) in addition to their material master data, because both sets of master data are affected here.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

03535% 4 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. CA_CIF_INILOAD_01 Central Applications
International Address Versioning

Detailed value proposition of business function ERP_CA_INT_ADD_VERSN

Detailed description:
International address versioning displays the correct language address of a specific object. An object can be a company code, customer, vendor, business partner, or the like.

Business benefits:
Address display coincides with the logon language.

Positioning:
Display logon-language-dependent address

Target customers:
Metal companies

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06060% 6 NEW! Open the SAP documentation for this business function. ERP_CA_INT_ADD_VERSN Central Applications
Embedded search in SAP ERP
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Detailed value proposition of business function ERP_ENTERPRISESEARCH

Detailed description:
Embedded Search is now available for key business objects in SAP ERP to support embedded search scenarios and provide fast, simple, and generic search access to business information. It is the first step toward a planned Google-like search experience across SAP Business Suite.

Business benefits:
Fast, simple, and secure search-driven information access Reduce customer TCO by providing easy-to-use search functionality that applies to professional and casual users

Positioning:
Secure Free-Text Search Capability for Key Operational Business Data

Target customers:
SAP ERP customers who are looking for an improved search experience and want to take advantage of a Google-like search featuring secure full-text search capabilities and fuzzy search options

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06060% 4 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. ERP_ENTERPRISESEARCH Central Applications

Enterprise Asset Management

With enterprise asset management software from SAP, you can drive profits by balancing performance, risk, and cost to achieve high-performing assets and optimum return on your asset investments. Enhancement Package 5 improves maintenance efficiency and system adoption in plant maintenance, and with a new functionality SAP Enterprise Asset Management also supports maintenance of linear assets. Customers can now manage continuous assets with dynamic segmentation and have the ability to see order costs at the operation level. New optimized asset operations and maintenance functionality enables companies to execute and complete the most common maintenance work processes on the shop floor. A simplified user interface fits perfectly to the needs of a maintenance worker on the shop floor. Enhancements in Work Permit Management allows the use of work permits opening up new possibilities for the organization of safety-relevant maintenance processes. The work permit forms the central point of access.

 
Compatible Units
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Detailed value proposition of business function /CUM/MAIN

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06464% 2 1improved and used transactions:
IP10
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. /CUM/MAIN Central Applications
Enterprise Asset Management: Continuous Improvements
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_CI_3

Detailed description:
Continuous improvements for fleet and vehicle management, maintenance orders, task lists, maintenance plans, and so on

Business benefits:

  • Fleet maintenance planners can make knowledge-based decisions with improved reports and simplified transactions.
  • Improved framework of simplified reporting allows usage of transactional data along with extracted information.
  • Standard inspection rounds solution allows definition of a task list that can used to plan and execute inspection or operator rounds.
  • Reduced time and effort to view documents.
  • Easy reporting along a multilevel list improves the information presented to maintenance planners thereby improving the productivity of maintenance planners

Positioning:
Streamlined Processes for Maintenance Planning, Execution, and Optimization

Target customers:
Customers using enterprise asset management to optimize their processes for fleet and vehicle management, maintenance cost management, and inspections

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

07878% 4 8improved and used transactions:
IA05, IA06, IA07, IP02, IP04, IW21, IW22, IW23
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_CI_3 Central Applications
Enterprise Asset Management Part 4
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_CI_4

Detailed description:
Enhances the following processes:

  • Maintenance cost budgeting
  • Inspection rounds
  • Maintenance planning

Business benefits:
Enhanced support for business processes in maintenance execution, maintenance planning, and budget control

Positioning:
Continuous improvements of maintenance execution and maintenance planning processes

Target customers:
Customers in asset-intensive industries who use plant maintenance to support budget control, maintenance execution, and maintenance planning

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06666% 5 3improved and used transactions:
IP02, IP10, IW41
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_CI_4 Central Applications
Enterprise Asset Management Part 5

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_CI_5

Detailed description:

  • Mass change of maintenance orders
  • Enhancements of the component view of maintenance orders
  • Enhanced rescheduling functions of changed maintenance plans

Business benefits:

  • Improved visibility on the shop floor
  • Improved maintenance efficiency
  • Improved maintenance planning

Positioning:
Continous improvements in maintenance planning and scheduling

Target customers:
All customers in asset-intensive industries

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06565% 6 2improved and used transactions:
IP02, IP10
NEW! Open the SAP documentation for this business function. LOG_EAM_CI_5 Central Applications
EAM, Linear Asset Management 1
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_LINEAR_1

Detailed description:
The need to represent and model assets which extend for several kilometers (or miles), called linear assets, with changing characteristics and conditions requires modeling and management tools to provide specific functionality to support and manage these complex assets.

Business benefits:

  • Enablement of new type of assets – traditional discrete equipment-based maintenance functionality is not appropriate for linear assets
  • Eliminate need for modifications and add-ons or separate CMMS/EAM solutions
  • Modeling of linear assets
  • Linear asset work management
  • Linear asset inspection and condition monitoring

Positioning:
Linear asset management includes improvements for modeling of technical objects, work management, inspection and condition monitoring

Target customers:
The target customers will come from oil & gas (pipelines), railways, utilities (pipelines and electrical transmission lines) and public sector (roads) industries.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

08282% 5 14improved and used transactions:
IE01, IE03, IK11, IL01, IL02, IL03, IP02, IP04, IP42, IW21, IW22, IW23, IW41, IW44
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_LINEAR_1 Central Applications
Operation Account Assignment
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_OLC

Detailed description:
The Operation Account Assignment solution permits a single plant maintenance or customer service order to have cost objects at the operation level. Each of the account assignment functions available for the header are now possible at the operation level, delivering more flexibility in task costing.

Business benefits:

  • Reduced number of orders, which in turn reduces backlog
  • More accurate regulatory reporting
  • Improved asset valuation due to more granular settlement costs
  • Enhanced project system cost integration at the operation level
  • Different account assignment values for a single order, providing accurate capital and operational costs at same time

Positioning:
More granular cost collection will allow for reduced order quantities, better backlog management, and improved asset costing for regulatory reporting

Target customers:

  • Customers in asset-intensive industries such as utilities, oil and gas, transportation, public sector, and mining
  • Customers in industries requiring detailed maintenance costs for regulatory reporting
  • Customers working on multiple assets with different accounting requirements for the same work order

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

09898% 5 18improved and used transactions:
F-02, FB60, FB70, IW41, MB02, MB03, MB21, ME21N, ME22N, ME23N, ME31K, ME32K, ME33K, ME51N, ME52N, ME53N, MIGO, MIGO_GR
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_OLC Central Applications
EAM: Pool Asset Management
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_PAM

Detailed description:
Pool asset management, including request asset, assign asset to request, issue and return asset, and allocate cost

Business benefits:
Pool asset management, including request asset, assign asset to request, issue and return asset, and allocate cost

Positioning:
Request, issue, and return of pool assets

Target customers:
This business function supports all customers who use pool assets (examples: pool cars, pool laptops, and pool mobile telephones) and tracks the usage of these pool assets.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06363% 3 2improved and used transactions:
IE01, IE03
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_PAM Central Applications
Refurbishment & Subcontracting 2
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_ROTSUB_2

Detailed description:
This function streamlines the creation and management of purchase requisitions for subcontracted repair and refurbishment orders. It also allows the procurement of subcontracted repair services from refurbishment orders.

Business benefits:

  • Integrates internal refurbishment and subcontracted repair processes
  • Simplifies the creation of purchase requisitions and refurbishment orders from the materials requirement planning (MRP) system
  • Improves the stock determination process for maintenance and service orders

Positioning:
Improvements in rotables management to support integrated internal refurbishment and subcontracted refurbishment of spare parts

Target customers:
Customers with large assets that have spare parts repaired or overhauled using either internal shops or external subcontractors. Typically customers from the aerospace, defense, mining, oil and gas, chemical, and utility industries can leverage these features to reduce inventory and improve the availability of spares.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

08888% 5 7improved and used transactions:
MD04, ME21N, ME22N, ME23N, ME51N, ME52N, ME53N
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_ROTSUB_2 Discrete Ind. & Mill Products
EAM, Shift Factors for Multiple Counter Plans
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_SHIFTFACTORS

Detailed description:
The functionality of shift factors is available for multiple counter plans

Business benefits:

  • Accurate scheduling for multiple counter plans
  • Flexible scheduling in cases of deviation

Positioning:
Higher availability of complex technical assets by improved maintenance planning

Target customers:
All customers who use multiple counter plans for their planned maintenance

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06565% 5 2improved and used transactions:
IP02, IP10
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_SHIFTFACTORS Central Applications
Enhancement Package 2 - EA-APPL Enterprise Asset Management
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_SIMP

Detailed description:
EAM basic order view / Asset Roles / Lean Maintenance / Configuration Control

Business benefits:
The new roles in Enterprise Asset Management come with a uniform, intuitive and simplified user interface improving the access of any maintenance staff to maintenance relevant data and reduces training needs for new users. Integrated reports from SAP Netweaver BI or SAP ERP allow easy visualization of trends and alerts and enable efficient decision-making.

Positioning:
Increase User Productivity and the Effectiveness of Maintenance Processes

Target customers:
 Customer with no own maintenance organisation or small workcenters (Facility Managers) will benefit from the 'lean' approche of Basic Maintenance Processing'. The new roles (Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Supervisor) will help organisations with bigger maintenance organisations simplifying the acces of their staff to maintenance related data, analytics and processes.    

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06060% 2 1improved and used transactions:
IB01
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_SIMP Central Applications
Simplified Management of EAM Functions
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_SIMPLICITY

Detailed description:
A new maintenance worker feature provides a user interface that is more intuitive to deploy and use. The user interface is based on the standards of SAP NetWeaver Business Client and SAP NetWeaver Portal. It supports shop floor workers in retrieving and confirming information about their daily work.

Business benefits:
Enables companies to execute and complete the most common maintenance work processes on the shop floor with a simplified user interface

Positioning:
Simplify maintenance execution processes on the shop floor

Target customers:
All customers who are using plant maintenance in SAP ERP on the shop floor

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

07070% 5 2improved and used transactions:
IW21, IW22
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_SIMPLICITY Central Applications
Enterprise Asset Management: Time Zone Support
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_TZS_1

Detailed description:
Time zone support in the enterprise asset management area for notification, work order, and confirmation

Business benefits:
Enhanced time zone management ensures that each maintenance document can be consistently managed independently of the location of a technical object and the location of a user's workplace

Positioning:
Maintenance Execution Without Boundaries

Target customers:
Customers with asset an maintenance organization who have various locations, systems, or business partners in different time zones

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

07373% 4 6improved and used transactions:
IK11, IW21, IW22, IW23, IW41, IW44
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_TZS_1 Central Applications
Operation Account Assignment 2

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_OLC_2

Detailed description:
The operation account assignment solution permits a single plant maintenance or customer service order to have cost objects at the operation level. This BF contains round-offs like BI content for orders with operation account assignment.

Business benefits:

  • Reduced number of orders, which in turn reduces backlog
  •  More accurate regulatory reporting
  • Improved asset valuation due to more granular settlement costs
  •  Enhanced project system cost integration at the operation level
  • Different account assignment values for a single order, providing accurate capital and operational costs at same time
  • More detailed cost analysis related to technical objects and tasks

Positioning:
More granular cost collection allows reduced order quantities, better backlog management, and improved asset costing for regulatory reporting

Target customers:

  • Customers in asset-intensive industries such as utilities, oil and gas, transportation, public sector, and mining
  • Customers in industries requiring detailed maintenance costs for regulatory reporting
  • Customers working on multiple assets with different accounting requirements

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06868% 6 NEW! Open the SAP documentation for this business function. LOG_EAM_OLC_2 Central Applications
RE-FX, Localization Topics for France

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_12

Detailed description:
Contains functional localizations of the SAP Real Estate Management application for France (sales grading adjustment and third-party management)

Business benefits:
Alignment with country-specific legal requirements and major business practices

Positioning:
Alignment with country-specific legal requirements and major business practices

Target customers:

  • Customers in France who plan to use the third-party management feature of SAP Real Estate Management
  • Customers in France who are using sales-relevant contracts

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

05858% 6 NEW! Open the SAP documentation for this business function. FIN_LOC_CI_12 Central Applications
RE-FX, Loc. for Czech Rep., Hungary, Netherlands, Slovakia
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_6

Detailed description:
Contains functional localizations of SAP Real Estate Management application for Hungary (correction and reversal invoices, fulfillment date, copy numbering, one-time posting), the Netherlands (Dutch rent adjustment and subsidizable rents), and the Czech Republic (property tax)

Business benefits:
Alignment with country-specific legal requirements and major business practices

Positioning:
Alignment with country-specific legal requirements and major business practices

Target customers:

  • Market penetration customers in Hungary, commercial (social housing) companies in the Netherlands, and residential customers in the Czech Republic (some of them already using the localization in an add-on solution)
  • Customers in the Netherlands and Czech Republic who plan to use SAP Real Estate Management

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

05656% 5 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. FIN_LOC_CI_6 Central Applications
RE-FX Localization Topics for Portugal
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_3

Detailed description:
RE-FX localization for Portugal (SAP Real Estate Management for Portugal)

Business benefits:
New country-specific functionalities will be available to customers. Legal compliance.

Positioning:
Enhance the Business Processes of Flexible Real Estate Management

Target customers:
Current SAP Real Estate Management customers will migrate to flexible real estate along with important new customers from industries such as engineering and construction, telco, public sector, insurance, banking, retail, services, and transportation

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

05656% 4 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. FIN_LOC_CI_3 Central Applications
EAM, Linear Asset Management 2

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_LINEAR_2

Detailed description:
The need to represent and model assets that extend for several kilometers (or miles), called linear assets, with changing characteristics and conditions requires modeling and management tools to provide specific functionality to support and manage these complex assets.

Business benefits:
Analytics in SAP NetWeaver BW

  • New queries for cost per length and defects per length
  • Enhanced functionalities for recording events
  • Dynamic segmentation

Positioning:
BI content for linear assets, additional services enhanced with linear attributes, enhancements of networks, and dynamic segmentation

Target customers:
Oil and gas (pipelines), railways, utilities (pipelines and electrical transmission lines), and public sector (roads) industries

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06060% 6 NEW! Open the SAP documentation for this business function. LOG_EAM_LINEAR_2 Central Applications
Takeover / Handover of Technical Objects
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_TOHO

Detailed description:
Takeover and handover of technical objects

Business benefits:
Improved support for data setup and exchange of data related to a technical object (including the complete structure). The takeover application enables an efficient data setup process (example: XML file) for a new, used, or repaired technical object in SAP ERP within a single user interface. The handover application allows the user to generate an XML file for more efficient data exchange and to trigger subsequent actions when sending a technical object to a business partner.

Positioning:
Improved handling of master data between business partners in an operator--subcontractor relationship

Target customers:
Customers in asset-intensive industries (example: airline MRO) that regularly set up complex assets (and their structures) in the system and exchange assets with business partners.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06060% 3 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_TOHO Central Applications
Configuration Control Innovations
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_CC

Detailed description:
Archiving support for iPPE nodes, ECM, and object-dependency support for LRUs; simultaneous usage of MPLs in different installation locations, changing visibility of iPPE nodes in a complete check, and a new MPL profile

Business benefits:
Enhanced master data maintenance process with engineering change management and object dependencies can reduce the number of duplicated nodes for LRU and SRU. This enhancement reduces errors and improves the accuracy of data.

Positioning:
Enhanced Configuration Control Ensures that Users Can Create Consistent Master Data Without Work-Arounds

Target customers:
New and installed base in asset-oriented industries, such as A&D, mining, oil & gas, utilities, and so on

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06060% 4 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_CC EAM config control
Takeover / Handover of Technical Objects Cont. Improvements
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_EAM_TOHO_2

Detailed description:
Completes the takeover and handover process of technical objects by:

  • Integrating a unique item identifier (UII)
  • Providing additional business add-ins (BAdIs) for customer-specific implementations
  • Providing usability improvements

Business benefits:

  • More accurate master data
  • Simplified master data takeover

Positioning:
Enhanced business support of exchanging complex assets between asset operator and subcontractors

Target customers:
Customers within asset-intensive industries who exchange complex assets with their subcontractors for refurbishment and overhaul

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06060% 5 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_EAM_TOHO_2 Central Applications

Financials

Outperform your stakeholders' financial expectations by improving every aspect of your organization's financial health. Increase the accuracy of your cash flow projections, close your books quickly and accurately, reduce your cost of risk and compliance, and be ready to adapt to change. Our solutions can help you save costs by streamlining your processes – while sharpening your focus on opportunities.

 
FSCM Integration
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_FSCM_INTEGRATION

Detailed description:
CCD Integration, Biller Direct, Cash Bank Communication

Business benefits:
This function improves the timely and flexible processing of dispute cases, minimizes the confusion of disputing bills, improves simplicity and usability for dispute managers, collection specialists, and credit managers, and optimize your cash flow cycle and working capital. It also increases the payment flow transparency, improves straight-through processing, reduces your total cost of ownership in the area of bank communication, helps you achieve management compliance by providing digital signatures and audit trails for payment decisions along with payment status monitoring.

Positioning:
Enhanced Receivables Processing: Usability and Productivity

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

07272% 2 4improved and used transactions:
F-32, FB02, FB03, FBL5N
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New General Ledger Accounting
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_GL_CI_1

Detailed description:
Parallel Accounting: Monitoring G/L accounts for ledger groups. Additional Account Assignments: Control of processes on profit-center level. Planning: Better entering and uploading plan data. Reporting: Migration tool to convert classic profit center reports to new G/L

Business benefits:

  • Parallel accounting (ledger-group-specifc postings: - More transparency when monitoring individual business transactions. - More efficiency during closing: no need to post to additional accounts. -Planning: -More business- oriented display of planning values. -More flexibility and consistency. -More flexibility and considerable time-savings when uploading plan data from an external file. - Reporting: -Better information on profit centers and more time for decision making - Less time needed to define your own reports and better standard reporting for profit centers - Authorization check on provit center level: -Better options for basic transactions in a decentralized environment

Positioning:
Improved control of business processes when using parallel accounting and profit center accounting.

Target customers:
Customers who want a better way to monitor their transactions •When performing parallel accounting using parallel ledgers •When performing planning activities within the general ledger • When running standard reports for PC accounting •With a strong business need for a better authorization concept at the PC-level

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06060% 3 1improved and used transactions:
FS00
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. FIN_GL_CI_1 Central Applications
CO, Allocations
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Detailed value proposition of business function CO_ALLOCATIONS

Detailed description:
Enhancements to CO allocation tools for activity allocation and overhead calculation. Calculations are based on a specific valuation date rather than the current periodic rate. The change is important where adjustments are required in prior periods when a different rate was valid.

Business benefits:
Allows organizations with multiple sources of funding to report funds usage correctly when timesheet corrections are required outside of the current period. Allows the activity rates and overhead rates to be read on the valuation date (prior-year rate) rather than the current calendar period, so that costs corrected following a timesheet adjustment are properly stated,

Positioning:
Prior-Year Rates for Timesheet Corrections

Target customers:
Public sector organizations using multiple funding sources and funding types with varying timeframes for the fund expiration with a requirement to make timesheet corrections outside the current period.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06868% 4 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. CO_ALLOCATIONS Central Applications
FI, Enterprise Service for Sending Payment Advice Notes
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_APAR_PAYMT_ADV

Detailed description:
Supports the exchange and handling of payment advices between business partners via enterprise services

Business benefits:

  • Reduces costs (printing, postage, processing, and archiving)
  • Secure and fast delivery via e-mail
  • Simplifies and automates payment processing
  • Increases straight-through processing rates for the import of payment advices

Positioning:
Automate and enhance straight-through processing rates of payment advices via enterprise services

Target customers:
Customers with a high volume of paper-based payment advices

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Reporting Financials
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_REP_SIMPL_1

Detailed description:
Simplified Reporting

Business benefits:
Unifies look and feel of financial reports -- Reduces learning costs -- Entices consumers to react effectively to report contents -- Offers scalability in back-end technology -- Sports an attractive user interface -- Allows switch between direct access for lean backend scenarios and replicated data for high-volume environments

Positioning:
Simplify Reporting with Attractive, State-of-the-Art Reporting Tools from SAP

Target customers:
Customers without legacy reports

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Reporting Financials 2
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_REP_SIMPL_2

Detailed description:
Use new reports from SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence and overviews (POWER lists) with a uniform look and easy-to-use user interface. You can display them in SAP NetWeaver Portal or SAP NetWeaver Business Client and decide where to read the data from when you call a report.

Business benefits:
Unifies look and feel of financial reports and sports an attractive user interface. - Reduces learning costs. - Offers scalability in back-end technology. - Allows switching between direct access for lean back-end scenarios and replicated data for high-volume environments.

Positioning:
Simplify Reporting Financials with Attractive, State-of-the-Art Reporting Tools

Target customers:
Customers without legacy reports and customers interested in real-time reporting with the front-end tools of SAP NetWeaver BI. For small and midsize customers without SAP NetWeaver BI, the reporting content of this business function significantly lowers the hurdle of using reporting tools by offering lean reporting options.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Reporting Financials 3
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_REP_SIMPL_3

Detailed description:
Formatted reporting with Crystal Reports software and dashboard with Xcelsius software for key applications of financial and managerial accounting within the SAP ERP Financials solution.

Business benefits:

  • Formatted, professional-looking financial reports
  • Easy interaction with dashboard
  • Easy viewing and interaction for end users
  • Ability to switch between reporting on real-time and replicated data
  • Powerful report designer for easy configuration of SAP-delivered formatted reports

Positioning:
Formatted reporting and interactive dashboard with attractive reporting tool from SAP improves the insight and interaction with customers

Target customers:
New customers or existing customers who want to improve formatted reporting or dashboards

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Reporting Financials 4

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_REP_SIMPL_4

Detailed description:
Allows customers to use real-time operational reporting to analyze the financial data in SAP ERP

Business benefits:

  • Customers can access and analyze their data in SAP ERP without the need for a separate system running SAP NetWeaver BW. This function reduces the overall TCO and TCI of their analytics solution.
  • Customers with an existing system running SAP NetWeaver BW benefit from real-time analysis.

Positioning:
This function allows customers to access and analyze real-time financial data.

Target customers:
Customers who require real-time analysis

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI-AA Localization for Japan and Enhancements to Legacy Asset Transactions

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_18

Detailed description:
More fully tailored FI-AA functionality for Japan

Business benefits:
Alignment with country-specific requirements and business practices

Positioning:
Enhancements to provide more fully tailored FI-AA functionality for Japan

Target customers:
Customers in Japan who use asset accounting

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI Localization Topics for Japan and Portugal
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_2

Detailed description:
FI-AA localization enhancements for Japan and Portugal : property tax (Japan), invoice summary enhancements (Japan), and MAPAS Fiscais (Portugal)

Business benefits:
Asset accounting: performance enhancement for annex 16, property tax, and MAPAS fiscais reports are required because of the expected high volume of pages to be printed (up to 50,000). The development is related to splitting output into smaller jobs (up to 200 pages each).

Positioning:
Performance Improvement with Adobe Page-Split Functionality for Asset Accounting Reports: New Functions for Invoice Summary

Target customers:
Corporate accounting

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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CO, Parallel Valuation of Cost of Goods Manufactured
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_CO_COGM

Detailed description:
Supports valuation of the cost of goods manufactured according to multiple accounting approaches for depreciation, activity prices, cost of goods manufactured, and inventory values

Business benefits:

  • Removes the need for substantial manual work to determine inventory values according to multiple accounting principles
  • Provides an integrated, reconcilable valuation process in an area that has a substantial impact on the balance sheet

Positioning:
Valuation of inventory for manufactured goods according to multiple accounting approaches

Target customers:
Global manufacturing customers managing operations in countries with different reporting requirements (for example: IFRS as corporate standard and local GAAP in parallel)

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Average Daily Balance
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_GL_ADB

Detailed description:
The average daily balance (ADB) component allows for efficient and accurate calculation of ADB at any point during a fiscal year, for example, month-to-date, quarter-to-date, year-to-date. In addition, a number of key figures, such as prior day balance and current month activity can be calculated.

Business benefits:
ADB is used for corporate reporting as well as for internal analysis to calculate funding costs. The methodology described reflects the method used in the United States to calculate ADB based on the posting date of the document. As compared to the current standard ADB solution, the new ADB features provide the following advantages:

  • Monthly average activity ledger is updated only once a month, enhancing system performance and fixing rounding problems
  • Externally calculated ADB can be posted
  • ADB can be manually corrected and adjusted
  • ADB balances can be moved and merged across any combinations

Positioning:
Full range of required ADB key figures, enhanced system performance

Target customers:
Banking customers (JPMC live since August 2009)

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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New General Ledger Accounting 2
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_GL_CI_2

Detailed description:
Improve closing (enhanced check of posting periods) Verify data transparency better (drill down from FI to CO data) Validate data quality using additional account assignments (profit center) Identify documents posted in new G/L ledger groups

Business benefits:
Customers will have more control and transparency in terms of fast close and parallel accounting

Positioning:
Improved Business Process Control and Data Quality with Parallel Accounting and Additional Account Assignments

Target customers:
Customers who want to have more transparency when performing parallel accounting using parallel ledgers, balance sheet, and profit-and-loss on additional account assignments

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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New General Ledger Accounting 3
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_GL_CI_3

Detailed description:

  • Support impairment postings (IAS 36)
  • Totals read from archive (FI)
  • Multi-GAAP valuation (material inventory)
  • Enhanced reconciliation report (MM-new G/L)
  • Number assignment (asset transfer)
  • Update of Internal Revenues between Profit Centers in new G/L
  • Actual comparison between ledgers(FI)

Business benefits:
Customers will have more control and transparency

Positioning:
Improved business process control and data quality

Target customers:

  • Customers with a high quantity of impairment postings
  • Customers who want to have more transparency when performing parallel accounting with parallel ledgers

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Master Data Governance for Financials, SOA Organizational Units
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_MDM_SOA_ORG

Detailed description:
Services to import organizational units (company, profit center, and cost center) from financials in SAP Master Data Governance to financials systems

Business benefits:
These services simplify the ability to import data from a central master data system into disparate finance, accounting, and consolidation systems. Fewer manual steps are needed to transfer and transform financial master data.

Positioning:
Automated distribution of organizational financial units from SAP Master Data Governance to financial accounting systems

Target customers:

  • Large enterprise customers of all industries
  • Customers with a high demand for centralized management of financial master data within the corporate group

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI-AA, Asset Accounting

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_AA_CI_1

Detailed description:
Fixed asset accounting supports general ledger integration per depreciation area and with different fiscal year variants, as long as the fiscal year begin and end dates are the same across all fiscal year variants.

Business benefits:

  • Higher automation: unlike partially manual processes in the past, it is now possible to assign different fiscal year variants to depreciation areas which post to the general ledger (new)
  • Higher flexibility: execution of depreciation runs is now supported per ledger group and not just on a company-code level

Positioning:
Enhanced parallel accounting in fixed asset accounting

Target customers:
Any customer who is active at more than one location, uses more than one fiscal year variant, has the new general ledger active, and uses the ledger approach for parallel accounting

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Multi Currency Accounting

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_GL_MCA

Detailed description:
An overall view of the currency status of a financial institution is only possible at the level of the general ledger (GL), because every transaction, banking or nonbanking, is recorded on GL accounts. Therefore, a multicurrency-compliant general ledger has to show FX exposure in each transaction currency.

Business benefits:
Financial institutions require a common FX valuation and position management process to

  • Manage their exposure in foreign currency based on one or more positions per currency
  • Transform their profit and loss in foreign currency into functional currency with which the foreign currency exposure can be assessed
  • Revaluate currency positions at any given time for all nonfunctional currencies (transactional, local, and group currency)Multicurrency accounting in SAP ERP Financials enables banks to handle multicurrency processing and accounting in GL at a position level.

Positioning:
Management of currency exposure in the GL

Target customers:
Suitable for all banking customers requiring the management of foreign currency exposures at the GL level

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI-GL (New), Profit Center Reorganization and Segment Reports
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_GL_REORG_1

Detailed description:

  • Reorganization of profit centers enables companies to change the organization of profit centers (merge, split) within a defined procedure
  • Reporting on segments and profit centers via an aggregated report on changes in Tangible Fixed Assets created according to the balance sheet and P&L

Business benefits:

  • Enhanced flexibility and better adoption of companies' organizational structures to rapidly changing market requirements
  • Greater transparency and better data quality for decision making on profit centers as areas of responsibility
  • Facilitated reporting on areas of fixed asset responsibilities and business segments

Positioning:
Better organizational flexibility by using a defined method for restructuring areas or responsibilities (profit centers)

Target customers:
Customers managing a significant number of profit centers who want to adapt the internal management structures more quickly in response to market changes

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI-GL (New), Segment Reorganization

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_GL_REORG_SEG

Detailed description:
Reorganization of segments enables companies to change, split, or merge segments by changing the segment assignments in the relevant objects. Reorganization might become necessary when companies want to change their structure of segment reporting.

Business benefits:
Consistent definition, authorization, and execution of segment reorganization is now highly automated within the general ledger, resulting in higher efficiency, lower TCO, faster financial closes, and improved compliance and governance.

Positioning:
More flexibility and higher automation when  the segment reporting structure is subject to change

Target customers:
Large enterprises using the new general ledger in SAP ERP for creating balance sheet and P&L statements for their business segments.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI-GL (New), Transfer of Totals and Single Documents in Distributed Systems
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_GL_DISTR_SCEN_1

Detailed description:

  • Improve performance and use smaller data volumes by better managing G/L accounting in a distributed system landscape
  • Update a central financial system from one or several decentralized subledgers via a summarized data exchange, not just at a single document level

Business benefits:
A summarized data exchange improves performance and minimizes the data volume. Transfers at the single document level can create almost doubling the data volume for financials, which is a problem, especially for big companies.

Positioning:
Better performance and less data volume

Target customers:
Larger enterprise customers using profit center accounting for internal management

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Partly Exempt Organizations
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_ACC_PEO

Detailed description:
New functional capabilities have been provided that enable handling of value-added tax (VAT) for partly exempt organizations

Business benefits:
This business function allows organizations with partly exempt organizations, which handle VAT tax differently to the rest of the entity, to implement fast, easy to use and profitable tax-exempt business scenarios. For a partly exempt organization, tax reporting can be carried out to justify the tax exemption and deduction rate. With this information, the sales tax statement can be filed with the tax office. Partly exempt organizations can be used in the privat sector and in the public sector.

Positioning:
Handling of Value-Added Tax (VAT) for Partly Exempt Organizations

Target customers:
Customers with partly exempt organizations

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Billing Consolidation Connector
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_FSCM_BCONS_CON

Detailed description:
Billing consolidation connector provides a built-in capability to connect to service providers for business-to-business document exchange, including digitally signed invoices. The connection is tailored to meet the requirements of SAP Billing Consolidation.

Business benefits:
The billing consolidation connector combines SAP ERP functionality with a supplier network to provide a comprehensive solution for electronic document exchange.

Positioning:
Built-In Capability to Connect to Service Providers for Business-To-Business Document Exchange

Target customers:
Customers who want to exchange business-to-business documents electronically with their business partners via supplier networks

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FSCM Functions
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_FSCM_CCD

Detailed description:
CCD Enhancements

Business benefits:
This function improves timely and flexible processing of dispute cases, minimizes the confusion on disputing bills, improves simplicity and usability for dispute managers, collection specialists, and credit managers. It also optimizes your cash cycle and liquidity.

Positioning:
Enhanced receivables processing: usability and productivity

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FSCM Functions 3
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_FSCM_CCD_3

Detailed description:
New functions in SAP Collections Management application and SAP Credit Management application to support the shared service center framework and to manage work in a multiple back-end environment.

Business benefits:

  • Ability to run SAP Credit Management with a lower total cost of ownership
  • Support of receivables collection shared service centers in a landscape with multiple back ends
  • Transparency of multiple instances of one customer during receivables collection

Positioning:
Run SAP Credit Management without process integration

Target customers:

  • Customers who use or plan to use SAP Collections Management
  • Customers who use or plan to use SAP Credit Management

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FSCM Integration 2
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_FSCM_CCD_INTEGRATION

Detailed description:
Service-enablement of and Web UI for dispute cases and credit limit requests; multiple back ends and head-office branch structures

Business benefits:

  • Lower integration costs
  • Improved UIs enable wider reach and smooth process participation in the organization
  • Lower system maintenance costs through more flexible deployment options
  • More efficient collection process

Positioning:
Improved Flexibility and Openness in SAP Financial Supply Chain Management

Target customers:

  • Customers with a need to integrate other applications with SAP Dispute Management
  • Customers with a need to improve the credit limit request process
  • Customers who have head-office branch structures
  • Customers who need to connect multiple back-end systems (FI-AR) to a central SAP Collections Management application

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FSCM Integration 3
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_FSCM_CCD_INTEGRATION_3

Detailed description:

  • Promises-to-pay with installments
  • Integration of financial accounting (FI) correspondence and dunning
  • Notes on invoice level

Business benefits:

  • Better transparency of collection activities
  • Higher user productivity
  • Flexibility to better manage customer's situation
  • More efficient and effective collection of outstanding receivables

Positioning:
Increased user productivity during collection activities

Target customers:
Customer who already owns SAP Collections Management application

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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TRM, Financial Risk Management for Commodities

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_TRM_COMM_RM

Detailed description:
Manage commodity price risk using treasury and risk management, enhancements in exposure manager to handle delivery and price risk. New financial instruments - commodity OTC options and commodity swaps. Hedging with swaps and compliance to IFRS 39, FAS 133 and FAS 157

Business benefits:
End-to-end process of commodity exposure capture to hedging and compliance

Positioning:

  • Exposure management
  • Hedge management
  • Commodity price risk analysis and management

Target customers:
All customers subject to commodity price risk

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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TRM, Financial Risk Management for Commodities 2

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_TRM_COMM_RM_2

Detailed description:

  • Modeling of fixed-priced and floating-priced commodity-related firm commitments (from sales or purchase order)
  • Receiving hub for integration between logistics and the SAP Treasury and Risk Management application

Business benefits:
This business function strengthens the commodity risk management functionalities of the SAP Treasury and Risk Management application. Focused on the origin of most commodity risk, the logistical execution chain of sales order processing and purchase order processing, exposure management is enhanced to capture fixed priced and variable priced firm commitments out of this process. It also provides the receiving hub for the automated transfer of commodity price risk exposures from logistics via the logistics-to-TRM interface, provided with business function LOG_TRM_INT, and reflects the lifecycle of the logistical documents in the exposures.

Positioning:
Commodity exposure management with  SAP Treasury and Risk Management

Target customers:
Customers facing commodity price risks who want to extract and collect commodity price risk automatically

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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TRM, Correspondence Framework

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_TRM_CORR_FW

Detailed description:
Correspondence monitor for SWIFT messages MT3xx and MT5xx

Business benefits:
Straight-through processing of MT3xx and MT5xx messages as well as a confirmation-matching process

Positioning:
Straight-through processing via correspondence monitor for MT300 and MT500 series

Target customers:
Customers with great demand for straight-through processing of correspondence

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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TRM, Correspondence Framework 2

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_TRM_CORR_FW_2

Detailed description:
Enhancement of the correspondence framework

Business benefits:
Monitoring of correspondence processes

Positioning:
Enhancement of the correspondence framework

Target customers:
Customers with a great demand for straight-through processing of correspondence

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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TRM, Hedge Management for FAM

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_TRM_INS_HM

Detailed description:
Streamlined hedge management process to eliminate market price risk for securities in terms of business and accounting. Securities and forward security transactions can be assigned and designated by using hedging relationships. Effectiveness tests, documentation, and hedge accounting are supported.

Business benefits:

  • First option to hedge securities by using forward security transactions
  • Streamlines hedge management processes to ensure compliance
  • Seamless integration of hedge management into accounting and position management to ensure a fast close
  • Easy-to-use tracking of effectiveness and risk analysis with extensive logging functionality

Positioning:
Streamlined Hedge Management Process to Eliminate Market Price Risk for Securities in Terms of Business and Accounting

Target customers:
Customers with a significant demand for hedge capabilities and other accounting functionality

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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TRM, Hedge Management for FAM 2, Additional Scenarios

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_TRM_INS_HM_2

Detailed description:
Provides several use cases for streamlined hedge management, in order to reduce financial instrument risks related to business and accounting (Fair Value Hedge, Cash Flow Hedge, and German Units of Valuation "Bewertungseinheiten")

Business benefits:
Hedge management for financial instruments, including a single point of entry for auditor inquiries and hedge-related activities (identify items and instruments, effectiveness tests, documentation, reporting, and so on)

Positioning:
Streamlined hedge management and hedge accounting to reduce market price and interest rate risk (risk management)

Target customers:
Customers with a significant demand for hedge and other accounting functionality, especially as a result of the present financial crisis

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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TRM, Transaction Management Localization for France

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_TRM_INS_LOCFR

Detailed description:
Process reevaluation FIFO (parallel assignment to two portfolios), for scientific amortized cost (SAC) or linear amortized cost (LAC) assignment based on purchase price, extended impairment calculation with expert value, and assignment of profit or loss based on the capitalization reserve value.

Business benefits:
Compliance to French specifics

Positioning:
French localization for industrial manufacturing (IMA)

Target customers:
Insurance companies that need to fulfill the legal requirements for treasury accounting in FIFO reevaluation and capitalization reserves

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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TRM: Hedge Management, New Instruments, New Key Figures
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_TRM_LR_FI_AN

Detailed description:
Legal requirements: enhancement of accounting rules and hedging functionality Financial instruments: enhanced traded options and commodity paper deals Analytical integration: rel. limits /enhanced VAR key figures/ modified duration

Business benefits:

  • Handles commodity paper deals
  • Meets important auditing requirements
  • Manages risk and compliance
  • Provides fast close
  • Streamlines hedge documentation to ensure compliance
  • Calculates yield to maturity and modified duration in securities or portfolios via new key figures
  • Simplifies handling of loans
  • Sets up limits on a relative basis for key figures in portfolios

Positioning:
Streamline Hedge Management, Accounting, and Commodity Trading

Target customers:

  • Customers with a high demand for hedge capabilities and other accounting functionality
  • Customers with a high demand for financial instrument capabilities: new product group commodities, traded options
  • Customer with a high demand for financial risk analysis

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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TRM, Hedge and Exposure Management, New Financial Instrument

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_TRM_LR_FI_AN_2

Detailed description:
Hedge and exposure management for commodities, accounting enhancements; Forward stock transactions; IFRS 7 and exposure integration to risk analyzer (NPV and VAR analysis of financial exposures).

Business benefits:

  • Enables customers to handle commodity exposure and do hedge management and accounting for commodities
  • Enable customers to calculate value at risk and net present values for exposure positions
  • IFRS 7 reporting
  • New product type for forward transactions on securities

Positioning:
Hedge and Exposure Mgmt. for Commodities, Integration with Analyzer,

Target customers:

  • Customers with a high demand for hedge capabilities or other accounting functionality in the treasury area
  • Customers with a high demand for a tool to manage exposures (for foreign currency and commodities) as a prerequisite for hedge management
  • Customer with a high demand for financial risk analysis

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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TRM, New Instruments, Accounting Enhancements, Reporting

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_TRM_LR_FI_AN_3

Detailed description:

  • Enhancements of accounting rules to meet legal requirements
  • Improved financial instruments to process forward loan purchases, fiduciary deposits, and total return swaps
  • Enhancements in reporting and straight-through processing

Business benefits:
Enables customers to use:

  • New product types for forward loan purchases, fiduciary deposits, and total return swap
  • Improved efficiency to fulfill legal requirements
  • Centralized and unified financial operations to support fast close and group accounting

Positioning:
Improve efficiency and fulfill legal requirements in the areas of financials, treasury, and risk management

Target customers:
Customers with a high demand for accounting, compliance, and process optimization

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FIN In-House Cash Module Enhancements

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_INHOUSE_CASH_1

Detailed description:
Functional enhancements for the SAP In-House Cash application for processing payment orders

Business benefits:

  • Support of additional market requirements for centralized payment handling
  • Reduced manual effort in handling of reversal payments

Positioning:
New functional enhancements for SAP In-House Cash

Target customers:
Customers who are implementing or are already using SAP In-House Cash in a productive environment

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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CLM-CM, Additional Account Assignments

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_TRM_CM_DIMENSIONS

Detailed description:
New accounting dimensions for cash management and forecast: business area (can now be turned off), segment, profit center, fund, and grant

Business benefits:
Enhanced reporting capabilities of cash position and liquidity forecast by additional selection of general and industry-specific fields

Positioning:
Split Results of Cash Position and Liquidity Forecast with Additional Accounting Dimensions

Target customers:

  • Customers with a high demand for splitting the results of a cash position and liquidity forecast by profit center or segment
  • Customers from the public sector who split the results of a cash position and liquidity forecast by fund or grant

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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SAP Biller Direct Buy Side
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_FSCM_BD

Detailed description:
SAP Biller Direct Buy Side 

Business benefits:

  • Streamline and standardize the payable cycle business process of your vendors. - Reduce your vendors billing expense and billing cycle, mitigate the unnecessary manual errrors and followed-on reconciliation. - Support flexible alternative solutions for billing against both PO-backed purchase and normal financial invoices purchase.

Positioning:
Automate collection & payment process with flexible engagement and deployment capabilities.

Target customers:
Customers with huge business partners billing volumes along with frequent reconciliation requirements, and therefore bear huge mailing expenses.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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SAP Biller Direct Buy Side 2
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_FSCM_BD_3

Detailed description:
Improved self-service in supplier-facing portals

Business benefits:

  • Suppliers can reconcile their accounts receivable data with the accounts payable data of their customers
  • Suppliers can get information about the payment status of their invoices
  • Suppliers can raise inquiries directly related to invoices
  • Suppliers can reduce the number of calls they make to the accounts payable department or financial shared service center

Positioning:
More information in supplier-facing portals

Target customers:
Customers who want to offer their suppliers accounts payable self-service

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Bank Communication Management

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_FSCM_BNK

Detailed description:
This BF includes the functionality of Bank Communication Management shipped with EhP 2. This component supports you when you monitor and release payment media in payment transactions with banks. With EhP 4 the product has been improved in terms of Simplification

Business benefits:

  • Enables standardization and automation of corporate to bank communication
  • Enhanced straight-through-processing (STP) rates
  • Companies get an accurate and real-time view of their payment transactions
  • Transparent management of outgoing payments with no breaches on internal controls
  • Readiness for SEPA and UNIFI/ISO20022 standard

Positioning:
Improve Compliance for Corporate-To-Bank Communication

Target customers:
Customers with a high demand for the management of outgoing payments, customers with several cost-intensive corporate-to-bank interfaces, and customers with connectivity to the SWIFT network

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FSCM Functions 2
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_FSCM_CCD_2

Detailed description:
Service-enablement of and Web UI for dispute cases and credit limit requests; multiple back-ends and head-office branch structures

Business benefits:

  • Lower integration costs
  • Improved UIs enable wider reach and smooth process participation in the organization
  • Lower system maintenance costs through more flexible deployment options
  • More efficient collection process

Positioning:
Improved Flexibility and Openness in SAP Financial Supply Chain Management

Target customers:

  • Customers with a need to integrate other applications with SAP Dispute Management
  • Customers with a need to improve the credit limit request process
  • Customers who have head-office branch structures
  • Customers who need to connect multiple backend systems (FI-AR) to a central SAP Collections Management application

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Trade, Commodity Management 4

Detailed value proposition of business function ISR_GLT_COMMODITY_4

Detailed description:

  • Enhanced management of expenses in commodity trade and the framework for commodity pricing
  • Support for then commodity business scenario of wash-out
  • Enablement of integration with SAP-endorsed business solution from Triple Point Technology, Commodity SL

Business benefits:
The business function offers mid- and back-office functionality to allow our customers a fully integrated, scalable, and comprehensive solution for sourcing, selling, trading, and logistics processing for all commodities when deployed with a front-end tool, Commodity SL – an SAP-endorsed business solution from Triple Point Technology. The solution gives customers full transparency and control over all aspects of the commodities business by manage trading order processing, commodity positions, and commodity risk control. The enhancement in services enables more alternatives for trading contract processing.

Positioning:
Improve flexibility in trading contract and expense management

Target customers:
Customers in industries such as agriculture, oil, consumer products, mining, and utilities that have commodity price risk exposures and need to execute commodity logistics

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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ERP FIN Integration for CRM Marketing Funds Management
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_CRM_MKT_INTGR

Detailed description:
Map financial cost elements available in SAP ERP with expense types from CRM funds management to enable more accurate postings of commitments and actuals. (This customizing is dependent on the funds management for marketing business function).

Business benefits:
Enable more accurate postings of commitments and actuals to CRM funds management

Positioning:
Accurately allocate marketing commitments and actuals to the right expense types of your marketing funds

Target customers:
All customers planning to use CRM funds management for marketing

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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CO, Cost Center Management

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_CO_CCMGMT

Detailed description:
Renewal of core controlling applications to provide a modern user experience for occasional users

Business benefits:

  • Improves the planning and budgeting process by putting it into the hands of operational managers and providing process support for approvers
  • Improves UI for master data maintenance and ease of use

Positioning:
Improves ease of use for master data maintenance and for the planning and budgeting process

Target customers:

  • New customers doing the first implementation of cost center and project accounting
  • Experienced customers who want involve noncontrollers in their planning processes

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Controlling Integration with Real Estate

Detailed value proposition of business function RE_CO_INTEGRATION

Detailed description:
Improves the planning process for real estate objects by ensuring that planned activities are transferred to cost center planning as scheduled activities

Business benefits:
Removes the need for an internal order to represent real estate objects in the planning process

Positioning:
Transfers activity quantities planned for real estate objects to sender cost centers as a scheduled activity

Target customers:
Real estate customers using controlling, especially airports

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Non-HCM Localization Topic
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_1

Detailed description:
The following features enhance non-HCM localizations for China and Portugal: interfacing with the Golden Tax System (government-owned system) in China and flexible real estate management in Portugal.

Business benefits:
China: interfacing with the Golden Tax System allows printing VAT invoices with no need for third-party software. Portugal: localization of flexible real estate management, calculation of municipal property tax; remaining items to follow in enhancement package 4.

Positioning:
Provide Golden Tax interface for China and flexible real estate management for Portugal

Target customers:
Enhancements in the FI localization for China and Portugal

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI, Localization for China

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_13

Detailed description:
New localization for China

  • Financial statement form
  • Cash flow statement form
  • Account document form
  • Account balance form
  • Periodic closing according to Zhang Jie Fa
  • Financial document numbering by period
  • Chart of accounts hierarchy

Business benefits:
Companies can be compliant with certain requirements of the Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC)

Positioning:
It delivers a set of functionality enhancements and some new functionalities.

Target customers:
All Chinese customers who use financial accounting according to the state-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) regulations of the state council

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI-AA Localization Topics for Russia

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_15

Detailed description:
Enhancements to provide more fully tailored FI-AA functionality for Russia

Business benefits:
Features delivered for Russia to align with country-specific requirements and business practices

Positioning:
Enhancements to provide more fully tailored FI-AA functionality for Russia

Target customers:
Customers in Russia who use asset accounting

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI Localization Topics for Japan and South Korea
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_4

Detailed description:
FIN localization enhancements for Korea and Japan Tax reporting: to maintain Korea-specific fields time-dependently in the vendor and customer master Payments: to determine the due date of BOE in the authomatic payment program. Invoice Summary Enhancements for Japan

Business benefits:
Legal compliance for South Korean against specific local time dependently fields for vendor and customers; Improve payment running efficiency and accuracy for South Korea customers, Improve system process automation and data consistency.

Positioning:
Localization for Continues Improvement of Tax Report and Automatic Payment Program

Target customers:
All Korean customers who plan to use SAP ERP 6.0, including new and installed based customers across all industries. Samsung Group will be first target customer.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI, LO Localization Topics for Chile, India, Portugal, Russia
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_7

Detailed description:

  • Separate VAT, contract accounting, and customs declaration handling
  • Negative posting logic improvement; online correspondence system improvement
  • Regional KPP code maintenance for RU transport tax declaration
  • PT mapas fiscais free revaluation report
  • Chile material ledger report enhancement

Business benefits:

  • Features delivered for Russia provide additional automation and transparency for business processes, and a number of new print forms
  • Customers can maintain regional KPP codes for transport tax declaration
  • Customers can generate free revaluation mapas fiscais report
  • Customers who activate the summarization of accounting documents can use the Chilean legal report (material ledger report) to submit to tax authorities
  • India customers can use defaulting of Tax Code based on vendor supplying region

Positioning:
Localization enhancement for Russia, Chile, India, and Portugal

Target customers:

  • Customers dealing with Russian accounting standards
  • Customers in Chile who have to submit the material ledger report to tax authorities
  • Customers in Portugal who use FI-AA functionality

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI Localization for China
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_9

Detailed description:
The following features enhance non-HCM localizations for China: interfacing with the Golden Tax System (government-owned system) in China.

Business benefits:
China: interfacing with the Golden Tax System with no need for third-party software

Positioning:
China: interfacing with the Golden Tax System allows printing VAT invoices with no need for third-party software

Target customers:
Enhancements in the FI localization for China

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI, Localiz. for China, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_11

Detailed description:
New localization for China and KSA China: Financial statement form, cash flow statement form, account document form, account balance form, periodic closing according to Zhang Jie Fa, financial document numbering by period KSA: Zakat Levy form, postdated checks (also UAE), withholding tax report

Business benefits:
N/A

Positioning:
N/A

Target customers:
All Chinese customers who use financial accounting according to the state-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) regulations of the state council. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) customers who are obliged to pay Zakat Levy or withholding tax; UAE customers who need to administer a post-dated checks receivables portfolio

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI, LO, Localization Topics for Russia 2

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_14

Detailed description:

  • Offsetting of inventory differences of goods
  • Work-wear accounting
  • New export report, TORG-12, on the basic SD invoice
  • New turnover balance sheet of transfer of goods and values in the warehouses report on basic MB5B transaction
  • Alternate reconciliation account number in MM

Business benefits:
Additional automation and transparency for business processes and a number of new print forms

Positioning:
Localization enhancement for Russia

Target customers:
Customers dealing with Russian accounting standards

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI, Electronic Payment Integration for China

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_16

Detailed description:
The business function allows use of a single transaction to prepare, approve, and make domestic payments using electronic bank transfers.

Business benefits:

  • Centralized view to handle bank transfers with Chinese bank terminals
  • Enhanced user experience based on common practices of Chinese customers
  • Technical platform to configure local bank formats and connections for Chinese banks

Positioning:
Efficient processing of payments using bank transfer by Chinese banks

Target customers:
Customers in China who make payments by bank transfer

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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FI, LO Localization Topics for Russia 3

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_19

Detailed description:

  • Accounting statement form
  • Import custom declaration improvement
  • Separate VAT solution enhancement
  • MIRO: payment conditions depend on shelf life of goods
  • VAT in transit: new features

Business benefits:
Features delivered for Russia provide additional automation and transparency for business processes and new print forms

Positioning:
Localization enhancement for Russia

Target customers:
Customers dealing with Russian accounting standards

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

05858% 6 NEW! Open the SAP documentation for this business function. FIN_LOC_CI_19 Central Applications
FI-AA, Localization Topics for India, Japan, and Russia
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_LOC_CI_8

Detailed description:
Enhancements to provide more fully tailored FI-AA functionality for India, Japan, and Russia

Business benefits:

  • Customers in Japan can now enjoy standard, integrated functions covering Annex16
  • Customers in India can now implement the complete localization solution for calculating IT depreciation
  • Customers in Russia can now copy Russia-specific field values when copying the asset master

Positioning:
Enhancements to provide more fully tailored FI-AA functionality for India, Japan, and Russia

Target customers:
Customers in Japan, India, and Russia who use asset accounting

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Cross Functions

Operations Cross Functions within SAP ERP supports and streamlines the administrative processes that are standard to most businesses - those business-critical support processes that you must execute with maximum efficiency and control.

 
LE, Extended Warehouse Management Integration
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_LE_INTEGRATION

Detailed description:
Enhancements of SAP ERP 6.0 to support new functions provided in SAP EWM 2007

Business benefits:
Businesses benefit from the tight integration of SAP ERP 6.0 and SAP EWM that offers greater flexibility than a point solution for warehousing.

Positioning:
SAP ERP 6.0 and SAP EWM deliver powerful functionality to increase flexiblity for a best-in-class warehouse.

Target customers:
A retailer, consumer products compnay, or service parts warehouse that needs flexibility in running SAP ERP functions with SAP EWM and without SAP CRM. A customer who needs flexibility in the process (typical in retail) and strong batch management support.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

100100% 3 15improved and used transactions:
MB02, MB03, ME11, ME12, ME13, MIGO, MM01, MM02, MM03, VL01N, VL02N, VL03N, VL31N, VL32N, VL33N
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Sustainable Sourcing and Procurement

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MM_SUSTAIN_1

Detailed description:

  • Supporting sustainable sourcing and procurement by storing the following information:
  • Maintaining the vendor’s social, environmental, and economic sustainability information
  • Maintaining environmental key indicators (EPI) for materials

Business benefits:
The vendor sustainability record stores sustainability information, and this information displays during purchasing, source of supply selection, and vendor evaluation. The vendor sustainability information helps evaluate the supply base with respect to individual vendor’s practices and risks. Based on this information, more informed procurement decisions can be facilitated.

Positioning:
Business process improvement to suport sustainable sourcing and procurement

Target customers:

  • Customers who seek sustainable sourcing and procurement in SAP ERP
  • Customers who seek to gather sustainability information about their supply base

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

05959% 6 1improved and used transactions:
ME11
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TMS-ERP: Invoice Integration
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_TM_IV_INT

Detailed description:
The business function enables the customer to use logistical data from an external transportation management system in the processes for verification of supplier invoices.

Business benefits:
Improved invoice verification processing for the end user by accessing the logistical data entered in an external transportation management system. Reduce time, complexity, and errors by allowing presentation of all relevant data for the invoice verification process in one system, including data from external transportation management systems.

Positioning:
Enhanced integration of supplier invoice verification and transportation management processes

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

07070% 5 2improved and used transactions:
MIR4, MIRO
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Environmental Compliance Integration in Enterprise Asset Management
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Detailed value proposition of business function OPS_EC_INTEGRATION

Detailed description:
Plant maintenance of enterprise asset management can now display environmental compliance data and enables editing of and searching in environmental compliance data. This integration enables users to see, use, and edit the compliance and safety data of the assets of the company.

Business benefits:

  • The features of this business function improve integration between plant maintenance of SAP ERP and SAP Environmental Compliance, resulting in a bidirectional integration of two applications that can leverage data for enterprisewide functions and reporting.
  • Plant maintenance users can now directly display and edit the assets’ compliance and safety data in their application and use this data for searching, which makes their daily work more productive and increases safety in the company.

Positioning:
Increase productivity and safety with improved integration between plant maintenance and SAP Environmental Compliance

Target customers:
SAP ERP customers in all industries, especially in oil and gas, utilities, chemicals, and life sciences. New customers attracted by the tight integration of all operational plant data in SAP ERP with all compliance-related data in SAP Environmental Compliance, including the ability of SAP Environmental Compliance to aggregate compliance data at the corporate level and create all required reports.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06767% 3 5improved and used transactions:
IE01, IE03, IL01, IL02, IL03
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Environment, Health and Safety
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Detailed value proposition of business function OPS_EHS_CI_1

Detailed description:
Usability improvements in several areas Simplification of system landscape for WWI report display Enhanced integration and process improvements New and improved reporting capabilities in product safety and industrial hygiene and safety Legal enhancements

Business benefits:
Simplification, enhanced integration, and several process improvemens. Support for legal compliance.

Positioning:
Support of legal compliance with functional and process improvements

Target customers:

  • SAP ERP customers in all industries
  • New customers attracted by the maturity of the solution

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

09595% 3 9improved and used transactions:
MM01, MM02, MM03, VA01, VA02, VA03, VL01N, VL02N, VL03N
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Quality Management, Extensions
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Detailed value proposition of business function OPS_QM_EXTENSIONS

Detailed description:
Enhancements for closed-loop inspection planning, LIMS, and quality inspector: tools for FMEA, control plan, enhanced evaluations, improved digital signatures, and TREX search for notifications; improved quality inspector role

Business benefits:

  • Integrated tools for closed-loop inspection planning according to ISO/TS16949 and other industry standards.
  • Use of data from FMEA and control plan to plan and performance of additional inspections in the supply chain. Reuse of master and operational data.
  • Regulatory compliance.
  • Improved quality control with a Web-based approach.
  • Improved visibility of quality and manufacturing data and analytical capabilies.
  • Better and quicker results in searching for existing solutions and earlier issues.
  • Reduced TCO and higher ROI.
  • No more burying of important and sensitive data

Positioning:
Enhancements in quality management with SAP ERP for closed-loop inspection planning, LIMS, quality control, and QM analytics

Target customers:

  • Closed loop inspection planning: SAP ERP customers in discrete industries, especially automotive, and power users.
  • LIMS and TREX: existing and new customers who need regulatory compliance and power and occasional users.
  • QI role: customers with a Web-based approach and power and occasional users.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

07979% 3 9improved and used transactions:
IW21, IW22, IW23, QA11, QE01, QE11, QP01, QP02, QP03
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AIE ERP Integration
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Detailed value proposition of business function ERP_AIE_INTEGRATION

Detailed description:

  • Enables SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure offering in the same stack as SAP ERP
  • Enables RFID logistics actions in a centralized warehouse management system
  • Synchronizes the date and time of a delivery document between SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure and SAP ERP when they are deployed in different stacks

Business benefits:
This business function lowers the total cost of ownership for companies leveraging SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure–enabled delivery processing because SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure and SAP ERP can be deployed in the same stack. It also enables automation and efficiency in the logistic execution processes by leveraging RFID technology. It includes new functionality, so SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure and SAP ERP share the same date and time of a delivery document, which ensures consistency.

Positioning:
Integration between SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure and SAP ERP for outbound and inbound delivery integration and unit movement handling

Target customers:

  • Customers who want to run SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure delivery processing scenarios integrated with SAP ERP application
  • Customers already running a logistics execution system with centralized warehouse management

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Enhancements in FMEA and QM Notifications
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Detailed value proposition of business function OPS_QM_EXTENSION_2

Detailed description:

  • Extensions of FMEA in terms of a new interface for data transfer from other sources (internal and external)
  • Integration with quality notifications (failures, causes, and actions)
  • Digital signature for FMEA
  • User parameter for FMEA type

Business benefits:

  • Reduced manual effort in maintaining FMEA content by applying an interface for automatic data transfer from legacy systems, bills of materials for the creation of product-FMEAs, routings for the creation of process FMEAs, and quality notifications.
  • Reuses existing data
  • Compliance and security via digital signatures within FMEA process
  • Increases usability via user parameter for FMEA type

Positioning:
Interface to create FMEA from other sources and integration with quality notifications, plus digital signature and user parameters

Target customers:
FMEA and CP is targeted to SAP ERP customers mainly in discrete industries, especially automotive. Due to the methodology, the solution gains visibility in process industries. Power users are addressed for the extensions.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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QM: Inspection Plan Integration
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Detailed value proposition of business function OPS_QM_PLAN_INTEGRAT

Detailed description:
Improved integration of QM inspection plans with specifications stored in the substance database of SAP EHS Management, including creation of inspection characteristics based on characteristics (specifications DB), transfer to an inspection plan, and update of an inspection plan upon updated values.

Business benefits:

  • Automatic data transfer instead of manual effort for specification data and quality characteristics
  • Automatic update mechanism
  • Reduced effort for maintaining master data
  • Transfer process triggered by QM (pull mechanism)

Positioning:
Create inspection characteristics and inspection plans out of specification data from SAP EHS Management, also with update

Target customers:
Customers using SAP EHS Management and QM within SAP ERP who need to integrate specification data with quality data, typically in consumer products, logistics services, chemical, and high-tech industries. Power users and administrators are addressed

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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SCM, Customer and Vendor Master Data Integration into BP
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_SCM_CUSTVEND_INT

Detailed description:
The business function enables the customer to use logistic customer and vendor data from an external transportation management system in the Transportation Order Taking process.

Business benefits:
Simplification of master data integration, lower TCO, and more flexibility as customers can use logistic customer and vendor data in the 'Transportation Order Taking' process.

Positioning:
Enhanced master data integration

Target customers:
Buyer

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Compatible Units Archiving

Detailed value proposition of business function /CUM/MAIN_1

Detailed description:
Using compatible units (CU), you can predefine units of work, which you then enhance with the specific requirements for a particular job. The new BF introduces the archiving of the CU-relevant objects. CU-specific data will be collected when a maintenance or service order is archived.

Business benefits:

  • System cleansing and speeding up by removal of unnecessary and obsolete data
  • Writing of unnecessary and obsolete data for documentation purposes to offline archives

Positioning:
Speed up your work management system with regular CU archiving

Target customers:
Useful for every customer using CUs

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Manufacturing

Keep your manufacturing operations performing at peak efficiency. Rely on our manufacturing solutions to help you operate in a demand-driven environment without compromising service or quality. Adapt your operations rapidly to changing conditions. Ensure sustainable operations and produce high quality, sustainable products. Achieve continuous performance improvement while effectively managing your assets – making it easier for you to compete in both local and global markets.

 
PP, Food and Beverage Industry

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_CFB

Detailed description:
The completely new business function is being delivered to typical process manufacturing companies in the midmarket, but large enterprises can also use it.

Business benefits:
Implementation effort reduction and increased competitiveness

Positioning:
Reducing the total cost of ownership (implementation effort) in process manufacturing

Target customers:
Process manufacturing companies (food, beverage, chemical, life science, and so on)

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

07777% 6 4improved and used transactions:
COPI, MB02, MB03, MIGO
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Optimizations in Production

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_CI_1

Detailed description:
This business function provides enhancements in manufacturing in SAP ERP. The confirmation process of co-products has been improved and harmonized with regular confirmations so that the number of steps to be executed by the user has been reduced significantly.

Business benefits:
The confirmation process for co-products can be done much faster. The confirmation process for co-products is now aligned with the standard confirmation process. The number of steps to be executed by the user has been reduced significantly.

Positioning:
Direct goods receipt for co-products

Target customers:
Customers in discrete and process manufacturing using co-products

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

02525% 6 1improved and used transactions:
COR6N
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Lean Manufacturing, Better MRP Evaluation (Stock/Req. List for Material Group)
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_LMAN

Detailed description:
Enhancements in Production Planning and Production Control in EhP2

Business benefits:
The SAP ERP application supports lean manufacturing (pull) principles. Implementing lean manufacturing improves visibility into stock, reduces lead times from goods receipt to consumption, reduces susceptibility to errors, and eliminates the effort required by manual posting. You can easily adjust SAP software to handle changing business processes.

Positioning:
More Flexibility and Transparency, Less Work in Progress, and Higher Production

Target customers:
Kunden in der diskreten Fertigung, die bereits mit SAP ihre Produktion steuern bzw. Kunden, die ihre Fertigungssteuerung nach den Lean Manufacturing Prinzipien aufsetzen wollen.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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MD04
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Integration of Production Processes with an MES

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_MES_INT_02

Detailed description:
The business function provides improved integration between SAP ERP and an MES for discrete and repetitive manufacturing. The synchronization of master data now uses a data replication framework, which also controls the distribution of production orders and planned orders (for repetitive manufacturing).

Business benefits:

  • Reduced effort to maintain master data, because master data can be maintained in only one system
  • Transparent data transfer between SAP ERP and an MES (and vice versa) via the data replication framework (DRF)
  • Reduction of data inconsistencies
  • Enhanced usability via identification of processed objects in an MES

Positioning:
Integration of discrete and repetitive manufacturing with MES

Target customers:
Customers who are using discrete or repetitive manufacturing and who want to integrate an MES, especially the SAP Manufacturing Execution application

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

07676% 6 3improved and used transactions:
MB02, MB03, MIGO
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Integration of Production Processes with an MES 2

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_MES_INT_03

Detailed description:
Provides improved integration between SAP ERP and a manufacturing execution system (MES), particularly the SAP Manufacturing Execution application. With this business function, users can replicate equipment, maintenance orders, and materials.

Business benefits:

  • Reduced effort to maintain data, because the data can be maintained only in one system
  • Transparent data transfer between SAP ERP and an MES (and vice versa) via data replication framework (DRF)
  • Reduction of data inconsistencies
  • Enhanced usability via identification of processed objects in an MES

Positioning:
Integration of maintenance-related data

Target customers:
Customers who work in discrete or repetitive manufacturing environments and who want to replicate maintenance-related data from SAP ERP to an MES, particularly SAP Manufacturing Execution

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

02727% 6 1improved and used transactions:
COR6N
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PI Sheet
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_PMA_PMC

Detailed description:
PI sheet enhancements

Business benefits:
The PI sheet represents the result of a control recipe that was sent to a process operator and whose content is displayed as text on the screen. The PI sheet is an instruction for the process operator that describes how and in what order a product is manufactured. The PI sheet can, for example, contain information about picking raw materials and instructions about charging the mixer, filling silos, and so on. With this business function, you get an improved user interface for manufacturing processes.

Positioning:
User interface: incremental enhancement

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

05656% 3 1improved and used transactions:
COR2
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Shift Report and Notes, Confirmation
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_SRN_CONF

Detailed description:
Shift report notes and shift-related confirmation

Business benefits:
Confirmation enhancements: with shift-related confirmations, you can track which quantities have been produced in a given shift. A detailed yield and scrap analysis offers more transparency. Customer-specific fields can be integrated for an OEE analysis. Shift notes and shift reports: a shift note is a short note regarding a production-related event. A shift report consolidates all relevant information for a shift, including shift notes, confirmations, PM issues, and graphics. It serves as a basis for handing over the shift. The report is generated as a PDF document and offers an option for a a digital signature. It can also serve as an official record for regulatory or legal purposes.

Positioning:
Improved confirmation transactions enable customers to supervise and analyze production-related data in much more detail.

Target customers:
Manufacturing customer in the discrete and process industry

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06767% 3 6improved and used transactions:
COR6N, IE01, IE03, IL01, IL02, IL03
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Work-In-Process Batch Enhancements
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_WIP_BATCH_02

Detailed description:
During goods receipt posting of a WIP batch, a new valuation strategy for material price determination will be introduced: Valuation determination for WIP batches Goods issue posting for (predecessor) WIP batches Usability enhancements

Business benefits:

  • Improved compliance through maintenance of strict batch traceability throughout the manufacturing process – from raw material to finished product
  • Effective quality management through defect tracing, call-back activities, and regression requirements
  • Reduction of work-in-process stock through enhanced visibility and valuation of WIP

Positioning:
Detailed insight into the stock valuation of work in process batches

Target customers:
Customers in all industries who need to track and evaluate work in process in their production process

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06666% 5 6improved and used transactions:
C202, C203, COR1, COR2, COR3, COR6N
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Manufacturing Information System: Order Info System and Planning Evaluations
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_MIS

Detailed description:
MIS: Order Information System and Planning Evaluation

Business benefits:
Multiple enhancements for the order information system include:

  • Mass processing of objects
  • Additional functionality in the analysis of planning data

Positioning:
Enhanced Planning and Evaluation Capabilities with the Order Information System

Target customers:
Customers who have implemented the following processes benefit most from this business function:

  • MRP planning run
  • Evaluation of range-of-coverage data
  • Order status evaluation with the order report
  • Mass extraction of planning data
  • Usage of the order information system
  • New mass processing functions for planned orders and confirmations

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Archiving of PI Sheets and Work Instructions
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_PI_PMA_01

Detailed description:
Enables archiving of production instruction sheets (PI sheets) and electronic work instructions on optical archives using SAP ArchiveLink software. With the help of work lists, archived data can be displayed from the archive.

Business benefits:
Improved user efficiency and information response time while working with PI sheets and electronic work instructions

Positioning:
Improvements in PI sheets storage for efficient and reliable archiving

Target customers:
Customers in discrete or process manufacturing industries who use PI sheets or electronic work instructions

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Cross-Plant and Multi-Language XStep Repository
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_XS_01

Detailed description:
Introduction of cross-plant and language-dependent Xsteps

Business benefits:

  • Reduced master data maintenance
  • Easier globalization of templates

Positioning:
Standardization of XSteps for multiple plants and languages

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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XSteps for Routing and PO
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_XS_RTG_PO

Detailed description:
Xsteps in routing and PO

Business benefits:
Provide a personalized work environment for fast and convenient access to different applications and services for plant personnel (operators). Flexibility and speed through dynamic, event-driven electronic work instructions with conditional logic.

Positioning:
Reduced workload and maintenance effort by providing reusable methods and parameters (execution steps)

Target customers:
SAP ERP customers in discrete industries.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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EWM Integration into Manufacturing
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_EWM_MAN

Detailed description:
Integration of SAP EWM with manufacturing ensures that complete end-to-end processes in the manufacturing environment run with stock managed by SAP EWM Integration covers classic manufacturing (PP and PP-PI), kanban, and repetitive manufacturing

Business benefits:
Based on transparent logistic processes that are provided by SAP EWM, users can improve the logistic chain or parts of it Particularly in the environment of Lean 6 Sigma, these logistic processes must be measured in detail to improve them.

Positioning:
Integration of SAP EWM with Manufacturing, Kanban, and Repetitive Manufacturing

Target customers:
Customers who want to use SAP EWM alongside classic manufacturing, kanban, and repetitive manufacturing

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Personal Object Worklist
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_INTELI_01

Detailed description:
The following power lists are relevant for all process manufacturing industries that use process orders:

  • Process order list for the role of production supervisor
  • Process order list for confirmation, Process order confirmation status, and PI sheet list for the role of shop floor operator

Business benefits:
Power lists:

  • Role-specific actions to support process manufacturing execution available on a single screen
  • One-step overview of current situation on the related production shop floor
  • Display to the end user of the manufacturing information with minimum training effort

Positioning:
Improved shop floor execution

Target customers:
Power lists are relevant for all process manufacturing industries using process orders: chemicals, consumer products, life science, oil and gas, high tech, and primary metals and mining

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Business Package for Production Supervisor
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_PRSP

Detailed description:
Business package for production supervisors that contains the following iViews: create confirmation, list of confirmations, days supply monitor, and work list. Also contains a personal object work list (POWL) for customer orders with multiple delays.

Business benefits:
Fast and easy access to all information needed by the production supervisors, foremen, or production schedulers. Easy-to-use, personalized, and preconfigured object work lists (POWL) provide a clear overview of production-related status information. Together with additional monitors, you get greater transparency into the status of your production processes and you can easily monitor your production. In the end, you can run production more smoothly and more efficiently. You can also react much more quickly to exceptional situations on the shop floor.

Positioning:
Configurable Dashboard for Production Personnel with a New, Easy-To-Use User Interface to Provide a Quick Overview of the Current Production Status

Target customers:
Customers in the manufacturing industry who want to provide their production personnel with configurable dashboards that provide the most relevant information to the user to work more efficiently. This dashboard perfectly fits the requirements of production supervisors, foremen, production schedulers, and so on as they provide work lists with status information, monitors on material availability, capacity load, a key figure monitor, and so on.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Enhancements to Shift Report and Shift Note
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_SRN_02

Detailed description:
Enhancements for the shift note and shift report solution through additional functionality and UI optimizations: shift event cockpit, automatic personalized alerting, integration of QM notifications, personalized selection screens and shift report preview with direct access to objects

Business benefits:

  • Enhanced knowledge capture with electronic shift reports integrated into the SAP ERP application
  • Improved integration of customer-specific data into shift report
  • Improved FDA regulatory compliance with electronic shift report signature
  • Increased user efficiency with faster free text searches for shift-related notes

Positioning:
Enhanced customization and personalization of shift reports and notes.

Target customers:

  • Customers in all manufacturing, utilities, public services, and defense industries
  • Customers who have implemented enterprise asset management functionality

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Enhancements for Splitting of Production Order
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_PROD_ORD_SPLIT

Detailed description:
Enhancement of existing split functionality for production orders. PP confirmations, MM goods movements, and related CO postings are adjusted and split accordingly. This approach ensures transparency for operations, confirmations, and so on. It allows a reasonable plan-actual comparison on the CO side.

Business benefits:
Increased flexibility to react to unplanned events on the shop floor, changed customer requirements, or reprioritization of production orders. Fair-cost split between parent and child order allowing meaningful comparison of planned and actual costs.

Positioning:
Enable Flexible and Adaptive Manufacturing Processes with Order-Split Functionality

Target customers:
Customers in mill products or discrete industries who use production orders and who need to split production orders during the production process but need cost transparency. Customers who run SAP ERP-based manufacturing.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Work-In-Process Batch
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_PP_WIP_BATCH

Detailed description:
Create work-in-process (WIP) batches during confirmation of operations and phases. Conversion of WIP batches to batches managed on inventory stocks. Batch where-used list enhancement to support WIP batches.

Business benefits:
Increased visibility and traceability of work-in-process (WIP) through an ability to put WIP on stock, send WIP to subcontractors, and describe individual items in WIP by characteristics Detailed tracking of material flow through production order from component to finished product at the level of individual item enables more precise recalls Ability to model the individual item for item-based scheduling

Positioning:
Better Transparency in WIP Tracking for Production and Process Orders

Target customers:
Manufacturing industries, especially mill products customers who require high transparency into and traceability of work-in-process. Customers working with batch management

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

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Sales and Customer Service

Acquire, grow, and retain profitable relationships with your best customers. Our sales software can help you optimize lead management and accelerate your sales cycle — closing more deals with less effort. Make pricing, demand planning and revenue forecasting more accurate with better sales analytics. Additionally take advantage of functionality specifically designed for managing territories, accounts, contacts and more. Deliver on the promise of superior, differentiated service. Our customer service software tools can help you optimize service delivery, capitalize on cross sell and up sell opportunities, and gain an edge over your competition – while tightly controlling service costs. When you improve the customer experience, you can increase customer loyalty and build positive word-of-mouth recommendations that help build your business.

 
Sales&Distribution Simplification 2 (Order-to-Cash)
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_SD_SIMP_02

Detailed description:
Enhanced role of internal sales representative; new configurable sales UI; enhanced customer cockpit; and enhanced POWER lists (order tracking, simplified display, and maintenance of prices, improved customer search, and display of archived quotations and text)

Business benefits:
Sales are significantly enhanced through the activation of this business function. This business function simplifies and accelerates the order-to-cash scenario with an enhanced role of internal sales representative. Customers can configure their individual, Web-based order entry screens and bring up exactly the fields they need. The business function also provides improvements for the old sales order transaction with a simplified display and maintenance of prices, improved customer search, and improved display of archived quotations and archived text.

Positioning:
Enhanced User Productivity and Simplification of the Order-to-Cash Process

Target customers:
New customers and existing customers who use sales and distribution in SAP ERP

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

07373% 4 2improved and used transactions:
VA01, VA02
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Advanced Returns Management
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Detailed value proposition of business function OPS_ADVRETURNS_1

Detailed description:
End-to-end support for supplier and customer returns business transactions, including the capture of inspections, the definition of logistical follow-up activities, applications for customer and internal refund determination, and tracking functionality for monitoring the entire returns process.

Business benefits:
Optimize total cost of ownership by efficiently processing returns Increase customer satisfaction and loyalty by providing a clear returns policy with improved transparency of customer returns and refunds

Positioning:
End-To-End Support for Supplier and Customer Returns Business Transactions with High Process Efficiency

Target customers:
Special target industries: wholesale and retail Customers with a high volume of supplier and customer returns business transactions Customers with additional reverse logistical processes for customer returns like forwarding to a distribution center or a vendor Customers who require inspection-capturing and a corresponding refund determination for customer returns

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

09090% 4 6improved and used transactions:
ME21N, ME22N, ME23N, VA01, VA02, VA03
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Advanced Returns Management 2

Detailed value proposition of business function OPS_ADVRETURNS_2

Detailed description:
New features for advanced returns management, including support for nonvaluated returns stock for customer returns, option to refund a customer with a replacement material, processing of replacement materials from a vendor for vendor returns, and integration with repair processing

Business benefits:

  • Optimized total cost of ownership by efficiently processing returns
  • Transparent and correct valuation of returned materials in returns processes
  • Increased customer satisfaction by enabling quick compensation with replacement materials
  • Efficient processing of replacement material deliveries from a vendor for vendor returns including the automatic creation of a purchase order for replacement materials, the corresponding inbound delivery, and documents for the financial settlement in invoice verification
  • Optimization of integrated returns and repair processes

Positioning:
Comprehensive support for supplier and customer-returns business transactions with high process efficiency

Target customers:

  • Wholesale distribution and retail customers with a high volume of supplier and customer-returns business transactions
  • Customers in countries with legal requirements for nonvaluated returns stock
  • Customers who compensate their customers with replacement materials
  • Customers who receive replacement materials from vendors for vendor returns

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

09090% 6 6improved and used transactions:
ME21N, ME22N, ME23N, VA01, VA02, VA03
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Logistics S&D Simplification
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Detailed value proposition of business function SD_01

Detailed description:
Simplification of the order-to-cash process by the enhanced role Internal Sales Representative (Work Centers, POWER Lists, new user interfaces); SD enhancements of CIF Interface; condition based down payments;

Business benefits:
Sales is significantly enhanced through the activation of this business function. This business function simplifies and faster the order to cash scenario with an enhanced "Internal Sales Representative" role. It also provides support for document search (sales and billing) and materials through the usage of the powerful SAP search engine. In addition, down payments can now be based on document conditions.

Positioning:
Enhanced User Productivity and Simplification in Order-to-Cash Process

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

07474% 2 3improved and used transactions:
VA01, VA02, VA03
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SCM/ERP Integration (second part)
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Detailed value proposition of business function SCM_GEN_02

Detailed description:
Topics related to SAP SCM: shelf-life, multiproduct version, and single simple discontinuation (SSD)

Business benefits:

  • Enable manufacturers to consider shelf life in the distribution of perishable goods such as food or pharmaceutical products
  • Offer companies an option to consider shelf-life issues with regard to specific products or demand in the supply chain
  • Enable companies to create a feasible procurement plan for subcontracting manufacturers, taking into account all materials and capacity constraints
  • The interchangeability solution adds business value because it:
  • Considers discontinuation in planning and execution
  • Optimizes product availability
  • Minimizes material stocks and scrap
  • Secures consistent data models

Positioning:

  • Consider shelf life and multiple production versions in supply chain planning and subcontracting
  • Integration of interchangeability master data

Target customers:

  • Customers planning perishables goods (fresh dairy, fresh food, and pharma)
  • Customers using subcontracting scenarios (high tech and automotive)
  • Customers planning with discontinued parts

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06161% 3 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. SCM_GEN_02 Central Applications
Integration of SCM and ERP
AftermarketSalesandService.jpg

Detailed value proposition of business function SCM_GEN_01

Detailed description:
Downported enhancements made for SCM 5.1 in EhP2

Business benefits:
Enhancements in Service Parts Management with SAP® SCM 5.1 and in transferring analytics-related data from SAP SCM 5.1 to ERP; SAP offers further standard integration with SAP SCM 5.1 and hence reduces integration efforts on customer side and enables more default processes.

Positioning:
New Integration Opportunities to SAP SCM

Target customers:
Kunden, die SAP SCM im Einsatz haben

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

03434% 2 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. SCM_GEN_01 Central Applications
SD, Complaints Handling
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_SD_EACOMPLAINTS

Detailed description:
SD Complaints Management

Business benefits:
With SAP ERP, you can handle complaints efficiently, including the large number of complaints that occur in the trading business. The improved user interface increases productivity.

Positioning:
Efficient processing of complaints

Target customers:
Customers who have to handle a lot of returns and complaints.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06161% 2 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_SD_EACOMPLAINTS Central Applications
Supplier Managed Inventory for SNC-ERP Integration
Operations_Sales_and_Customer_Service.jpg

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_SD_SMI

Detailed description:
This functionality enables SAP ERP customers to run a supplier-managed inventory process as a supplier. It provides the ability to respond to customer requirements automatically without manual intervention.

Business benefits:
Benefits for the supplier:

  • Automation of currently manual supplier-managed inventory process
  • Faster customer responsiveness and exception-based management
  • Standardization and tighter supplier customer integration by XML messages
  • Increased customer satisfaction

Positioning:
Automated Supplier-Managed Inventory Process

Target customers:
Target customers are SAP ERP users who, as suppliers, want to run the supplier-managed inventory process with their customers using the SAP Supply Network Collaboration application

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

03030% 4 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_SD_SMI Central Applications
Logistics, Commodity Pricing Engine in SD and MM
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_CPE_SD_MM

Detailed description:
Logistics, commodity pricing engine in sales and distribution and materials management: handles pricing in sales and purchasing for commodities

Business benefits:

  • Uses flexible pricing rules common in selling, purchasing, or trading commodities
  • Streamlines stock market data with date, time, and version management
  • Enables formula-evaluation simulation without creating a document
  • Offers new formula evaluation features in comparison to formula and average pricing function in IS-OIL and IS-MINE
  • Provides detailed analysis and trace functionality, with integration into global trade contract

Positioning:
Streamline pricing in commodities trading with SAP software

Target customers:
Customers who sell, purchase, or trade commodities

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

03131% 3 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_CPE_SD_MM Central Applications
Enterprise Services for the ATP Check
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Detailed value proposition of business function ERP_ATP_EXT_CUST

Detailed description:
This business function enhances the customizing for ATP enterprise services in SAP ERP by adding new nodes in the IMG for determination of the initial location and demand. Clean-up reports for the enterprise services are also delivered.

Business benefits:
The key to the project is the development of new enterprise services (and therefore new interfaces). Currently, no scenario or process from the solution builder affected the services - each simply provided additional flexibility and an opportunity to build composite applications. With the services, customers can create reservations (example: SD order) without directly changing the SD confirmation quantity. After creation of the reservation, users can cancel it or propagate it to an SD order.

Positioning:
ATP via Enterprise Services in SAP ERP, Necessary Customizing, and Clean-Up Reports

Target customers:
Customers who want to use the ATP functionality of SAP ERP via enterprise services. The services are also shipped with EhP 4, but independent of a business function.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

03232% 4 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. ERP_ATP_EXT_CUST Central Applications

Procurement

Deliver spend reductions and operational efficiencies while maintaining high standards of performance. Our procurement management applications give you full visibility into expenditures, key spend categories, contracts, and more – helping you drive better-informed supply decisions. Transform your procurement organization with solutions that drive sourcing excellence, procurement compliance, increased profitability, and a streamlined source-to-pay business process.

 
MM, Integration of Materials Management and Financial Accounting
Procurement.jpg

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MMFI_P2P

Detailed description:
Integration of procure-to-pay processes into financials and materials management, including down-payment creation, clearing, and retentions

Business benefits:
Continuous improvement for invoice verification and purchasing

Positioning:
Procure-to-Pay: Down-Payment Creation, Clearing, and Retentions Integrated with Logistics Processes

Target customers:
Customers procuring high-value goods or services who want to use down-payment and retention functionalities

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

08585% 4 8improved and used transactions:
ME11, ME12, ME13, ME21N, ME22N, ME23N, MIR4, MIRO
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_MMFI_P2P Central Applications
Materials Management
Procurement.jpg

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MM_CI_1

Detailed description:
MM miscellaneous enhancements from industries being relevant for core customers

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

08181% 2 2improved and used transactions:
ME21N, MIRO
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_MM_CI_1 Central Applications
Material Management - Enhancements in Purchasing for Buyer Role
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MM_CI_2

Detailed description:
Buyer role that covers the complete procure-to-pay cycle, including POWER lists for all related business documents: purchase requisitions, purchase orders, contracts, and so on. Delivery of additional new applications for execution of dedicated process steps like creation of purchase requisitions.

Business benefits:

  • Improves user productivity with an easy-to-use and intuitive user interface
  • Automates process steps with better traceability of the procurement cycle
  • Provides quick access to personalized work lists
  • Ensures flexibility for the user interface for purchasing
  • Allows better acceptance by end-users
  • Lowers TCO through reduced costs for end-user training

Positioning:
Simplify usability and role-based access to all process steps in procure to pay

Target customers:

  • Existing customers who have purchasing functionality in materials management in place
  • Customers with a strong need to improve the usability of procure-to-pay processes

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06060% 3 2improved and used transactions:
ME51N, ME52N
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_MM_CI_2 Central Applications
Materials Management - Enhancements in Procurement
Procurement.jpg

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MM_CI_3

Detailed description:
Enhancements of purchasing processes:

  • Contract handling for invoices
  • Park and hold for purchasing documents with service items
  • Integration of master data management (MDM) catalog for complex service structures
  • Enhanced material search with creation
  • Templates in purchasing documents

Business benefits:
The business function contains improvements in the purchase order, purchase requisition, and invoice creation processes.

Positioning:
Business process improvements for the procure-to-pay process

Target customers:

  • Customers who use service procurement with SAP ERP and SAP SRM.
  • Customers who seek to improve the contract compliance for their non-PO invoices by tracking usage and pricing terms directly against a contract.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

09393% 5 12improved and used transactions:
ME21N, ME22N, ME23N, ME51N, ME52N, MIRO, VL01N, VL02N, VL03N, VL31N, VL32N, VL33N
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_MM_CI_3 Central Applications
Materials Management - Enhancements in Procurement

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MM_CI_4

Detailed description:
Enhancement in buyer role

  • Enhanced single processing of purchase requisition (SPPR)
  • Enhanced collective processing of purchase requisition (CPPR)

Business benefits:
Enhancement in buyer role

  • Enhanced single processing of purchase requisition (SPPR)
  • Enhanced collective processing of purchase requisition (CPPR)

Positioning:
Enhanced single processing of purchase requisition (SPPR)

Target customers:
Customers with a strong need to improve the usability of the procure-to-pay process

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06060% 6 2improved and used transactions:
ME33K, ME51N
NEW! Open the SAP documentation for this business function. LOG_MM_CI_4 Central Applications
Procure-to-Pay for Commodities

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MM_COMMODITY

Detailed description:
Commodity procure to pay

Business benefits:
Procure to pay available for commodities, including

  • Commodity pricing with commodity pricing engine (CPE)
  • Provisional, differential, and final invoice verification that takes quantity, quality, and price and quotation changes into account

Positioning:
New invoice types for provisional, differential, and final invoice

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

08686% 6 8improved and used transactions:
ME11, ME12, ME13, ME21N, ME22N, ME23N, MIR4, MIRO
NEW! Open the SAP documentation for this business function. LOG_MM_COMMODITY Central Applications
External release for purchase requisition

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MM_EXT_REL

Detailed description:
You can use this business function to pass release procedures for purchase requisitions in SAP ERP to an external system so that you can maintain your entire release procedure in a central system.

Business benefits:
The external release procedure allows you to standardize your groupwide release processes and thereby to define them more efficiently and at less cost. The benefits are that

  • You can set up release procedures for purchase requisitions in SAP ERP centrally, according to consistent requirements and guidelines
  • You can release purchase requisitions from different ERP systems centrally in one place. This is especially important in a distributed system landscape where many ERP systems are connected to the central release system

Positioning:
Centralized approval of purchase requisition in a multisystem landscape

Target customers:
Customers with a central release system (like an SRM system) in a complex system landscape who want to centralize approval processes in the central system.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06060% 6 3improved and used transactions:
ME51N, ME52N, ME53N
NEW! Open the SAP documentation for this business function. LOG_MM_EXT_REL Central Applications
MM Multiple Account Assignment
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MM_MAA_1

Detailed description:
Enables use of multiple account assignments with amount-based distribution even when valuated goods receipt is activated. It affects the complete procure-to-pay cycle from purchasing of goods and services to inventory management and invoice verification.

Business benefits:

  • Provide total cost information for items added into inventory to the core financial system. *Multiple account assignment allows a purchase order line with multiple account assignments to be valuated (have an FI impact) in the goods receipt.
  • Amount (dollar)-based distribution is provided along with the existing quantity and percentage-based distributions.

Positioning:
Procure-to-Pay: Multiple Account Assignment

Target customers:
For multiple account assignment with valuated goods receipt: all customers who have materials management in place across industries (a legal requirement in several countries). For multiple account assignment with amount based distribution: public sector (U.S. Federal) and other customers and industries.

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

09797% 4 7improved and used transactions:
MB02, MB03, ME21N, ME22N, ME23N, MIGO, MIRO
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_MM_MAA_1 Central Applications
Outsourced Manufacturing 2 in ERP Operations
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MM_OM_2

Detailed description:
Offers key features for managing outsourced manufacturing and subcontracting. Provides complete support for direct shipment and batch traceability, multilevel subcontracting, and enhanced integration with SAP APO for the third-party sales order process.

Business benefits:
Offers additional features for customers who need to increase efficiency and visibility in outsourced manufacturing and subcontracting. The following benefits can be achieved:

  • Lean processes for direct shipment and subcontracting
  • More accurate view of the batch relationship data
  • Clear and updated picture of the deliverables of the subcontractor
  • Better planning capabilities for third-party processes

Positioning:
Enhancements to increase efficiency and visibility in outsourced manufacturing and subcontracting

Target customers:

  • Customers who need to connect third-party processes with subcontracting
  • Customers who need detailed management of batch relationship information
  • Customers who are running a scenario that involves SAP SNC and SAP ERP scenario and who use PO confirmations

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

07575% 5 3improved and used transactions:
MB02, MB03, MIGO
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_MM_OM_2 Central Applications
Procurement - SRM Integration
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MM_P2PSE_1

Detailed description:
Enhancements for joint procurement processes between SAP SRM and SAP ERP, including central contract usage, usage of RFx functionality, new and enhanced processes for service procurement, and a harmonized user interface for SAP SRM and SAP ERP functionality.

Business benefits:
A completely end-to-end and integrated contract management solution provides better compliance with negotiated terms and operational contract execution because of seamless integration: end-to-end integration between legal contract, operational contract, and contract execution Closes the gap between missing SAP ERP sourcing functionality by using SAP SRM sourcing capabilities Gain a common UI for designing integrated procurement processes

Positioning:
Basic Functionalities for a Holistic Procurement Solution: SAP ERP (MM-PUR) and SAP SRM Functionalities

Target customers:

  • Customers interested in using a central contract repository with enhanced contract life-cycle management capabilities
  • Customers interested in using RFx functionality in combination with operational purchasing processes taking place in SAP ERP
  • Customers interested in enhanced service procurement capabilities

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

08989% 4 15improved and used transactions:
MD02, MD03, ME01, ME11, ME12, ME13, ME21N, ME22N, ME23N, ME31K, ME32K, ME33K, ME51N, ME52N, ME53N
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_MM_P2PSE_1 Central Applications
Procurement - SRM Integration 2
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MM_P2PSE_2

Detailed description:
Enhancements to service procurement between SAP SRM and SAP ERP: central contract management for services, integration of the master data management (MDM) catalog in SAP SRM for service structures, transfer of information lines within service structures, and enablement of a new PO status.

Business benefits:

  • Standardize service specifications and drive compliance throughout the service procurement process by using the MDM catalog in SAP SRM as the main repository for services
  • Increase contract usage for services by enabling the central contract in SAP SRM with service structures and contract limits to be distributed and used in SAP ERP and SUS in SAP SRM
  • Increase flexibility by including additional informational text to describe services required on the purchase order better and allow services purchase orders to be created in held or parked status before sending them to suppliers

Positioning:
Enhancements in service procurement in SAP ERP, which depend on integration between an SAP ERP and SAP SRM

Target customers:
Customers who are implementing or are already live with service procurement integrated with SAP SRM

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

08484% 5 5improved and used transactions:
ME21N, ME22N, ME23N, ME51N, ME52N
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_MM_P2PSE_2 Central Applications
Procurement - SRM Integration

Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_MM_P2PSE_3

Detailed description:
Enhancements to central contract management between SAP SRM and SAP ERP

Business benefits:
Ensure compliance with centrally agreed contracts via automated update of source list along with info record and improved process integration

Positioning:
Enhancements in service procurement in SAP ERP that depend on integration between SAP ERP and SAP SRM

Target customers:
Customers who are implementing, or are already live with, service procurement integrated with SAP SRM

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06161% 6 2improved and used transactions:
ME01, ME13
NEW! Open the SAP documentation for this business function. LOG_MM_P2PSE_3 Central Applications
PS, Progress Tracking Data in Purchase Order
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Detailed value proposition of business function LOG_XPD_EXT_1

Detailed description:
Expediting date now available in purchase order transactions

Business benefits:
Expediting enhancements allow tracking dates for freely defined events that are assigned to item scheduling lines in a purchase order

Positioning:
Expediting data in the purchase order transaction

Target customers:
Customers interested in tracking the progress of a purchasing process

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

08080% 5 3improved and used transactions:
ME22N, ME23N, ME29N
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. LOG_XPD_EXT_1 Central Applications
Functional Improvements in MM for EM and ExD
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Detailed value proposition of business function /BEV1/NE_ENH

Detailed description:
Improvements for empties management in purchasing (beverage industry): provision of an empties account for each supplier

Business benefits:
Beverage companies using this functionality will have an overview of the empties account for each of their suppliers, which was previously impossible.

Positioning:
Provision of an Empties Account for Each Supplier in Empties Management in Purchasing (Beverage Industry)

Target customers:
Beverage companies that use empties management functionality from SAP in purchasing and that need an overview of empties accounts for their different suppliers

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06262% 4 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. /BEV1/NE_ENH Central Applications

Shared Service Delivery

Shared Services have become a common optimization strategy for cost, quality and risk in Finance, Human Resources and Procurement with measurable success. Leading analysts confirm that top performing companies more frequently operate Shared Services than their peers. With this enhancement package SAP enables companies to transform their Shared Services delivery to a higher level of automation. SAP's Shared Service Framework integrates a communication frontend and relevant applications to support end-to-end service delivery to vendors, suppliers and employees. Shared service Framework is designed to be operated in multiple-backend landscapes ensuring the re-use of existing application assets. These new capabilities lower your process costs for Finance and HR by enabling leverage of economics of scale and help to improve service experience. Furthermore companies gain transparency about the performance of shared service organizations by enabling data extraction for KPIs.

 
FI, Enablement for Financial Shared Services
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Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_SSC_AIC_1

Detailed description:

  • Integrates FI/CO transactions into AIC and offers specific fact sheets
  • Creates service requests from financial transactions
  • Links financial objects and service requests
  • Supports service request searches in SAP ERP
  • Supports non-SAP and SAP systems (4.6c) in SAP Collections Management

Business benefits:

  • Reduced cost through automation
  • Reduced risk of errors
  • Higher transparency of shared processes
  • Scalability to large volumes without dependency on critical labor market
  • Increased service quality through self-services and structured communication via interaction center

Positioning:
Optimize communication processes within a shared service environment

Target customers:

  • Customers running or planning to set up a financial shared services center including an accounting interaction center as communication platform
  • Large and midsize customers
  • Customers who need to manage service level agreements
  • Customers who already use or plan to use SAP Collections Management

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

06464% 5 3improved and used transactions:
CK11N, CK13, F110
Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. FIN_SSC_AIC_1 Central Applications
FSCM, Enablement for Financial Shared Services
Financial Shared Service Center.jpg

Detailed value proposition of business function FIN_FSCM_SSC_AIC_1

Detailed description:
Integration of SAP Collections Management application and SAP Dispute Management application via the user interface of the shared service center framework

Business benefits:

  • User-friendly, Web-based user interface of the shared service center framework is available for dispute managers and collection specialists
  • Telephony integration features of the shared service center framework can be used during dispute resolution and collection of outstanding receivables

Positioning:
Benefit from the communication functionality of the shared service center framework in SAP Dispute Management and SAP Collections Management

Target customers:
Customers who already use or plan to use SAP Dispute Management or SAP Collections Management and want to run these applications in a common shared service center framework

License implications of this business function:
To find out whether the underlying functionality of this business function requires an additional license package please check SAP Note 1524246.

05050% 5 Open the SAP documentation for this business function. Open overview presentation for this business function. Open release note for this business function. Open test catalog for this business function. FIN_FSCM_SSC_AIC_1 Strategic Enterprise Mgmt

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Enhancement Package Installation

Things you need to know about the installation of SAP enhancement packages

Introduction


SAP enhancement packages allow you to update a subset of the software components that are part of your SAP ERP 6.0 implementation. For example, you are now able to update parts of your SAP ECC Server. Your selection of software components is driven by the functional enhancements that you plan to implement.

Essential Facts

  1. Selective installation of software components.
  2. With SAP enhancement packages, you only update software components that are related to the functionality you want to use.
  3. After the installation no UI or process changes take place.

Access E-Learnings and Documents

  1. Get an overview about the enhancement package concept (webcast)
  2. Learn everything you need about the Installation Tools
  3. Don’t forget to perform a Regression Test after the installation. More details can be found in the testing information center.

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  • Continuous quality checks help you to reduce technical risks and outline optimization potentials. The EHP Installation Check, for example helps you to assess the technical risks and effort drivers of SAP enhancement package installations.
  • Expert guided implementation is a combination of training, practical experience and expertise on demand. One example is the Expert Guided Implementation for Basic Configuration which helps you set up SAP Solution Manager.

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Business Function Activation

Get insights about the activation of Business Functions

Introduction


With the Switch Framework, it is possible to control the activation of SAP ERP objects. Activating a business function triggers switches, which then "influence" the execution of the code enhancements. These switches ensure that you only see the new functions if you have activated them. The activation process starts a job in your SAP system that automatically performs all changes in the system.

Essential Facts

  1. Selective activation of new functionality.
  2. New functionality must be explicitly switched on to become active in the system.
  3. Changes are predictable, with changes only in the activated areas – no side effects.

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  1. Lern what happens during the activation of business functions and which points you should consider in your project:
  2. You are interested in a particular functionality on a more detailed level?
  3. Get to know the Business process change analyzer
    • Reduce testing efforts by optimizing test scopes and proactively identifying /analyzing the impact of planned changes to business processes.

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SAP Solution Manager is the Application Lifecycle Management platform that provides integrated content, tools and methodologies. Part of SAP Solution Manager is the Business Process Change Analyzer which helps you to understand how existing business processes might be changed after the activation of a Business Function. Thereby you can optimize the scope of your tests and reduce the time and effort needed for testing.

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