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Alok Jaiswal explains how the subcontracting process can be configured in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) and used in Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS). This is useful when a planning process for critical components takes place within SAP APO and results are integrated back to SAP ERP Central Component (ECC), where you complete subsequent execution and a procurement cycle.

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by Anjali Butley, Solution Architect, SAP SCM and SAP Integrated Business Planning | August 16, 2017
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Anjali Butley explains how to effectively handle inventory levels for raw materials and finished products with SAP Integrated Business Planning.


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by Gary Byrne, Managing Editor, Financials Expert and SCM Expert | July 25, 2017
SCM – 
In a session at SCM 2017, Beverly Desjardins explained how to use material requirements planning (MRP) results to improve the stability of your system as it relates to sales, planning, production, purchasing, and overall logistics execution. In this brief interview she answers some questions related to this session.

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SAP Professional Journal/BI/Financials/HR/SCM – 

Hernan Huwyler goes over the particular requirements for reviewing the user and database access in your SAP system to prepare for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Union. Controls should be reinforced on user and database rights to access tables with personal information. Documentation, validation, and coordination should also be more comprehensive. 


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Financials/SCM – 
Mary Loughran describes how Liquidity Planner for actuals determination works to categorize cash transactions into configurable buckets.

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by Patrick Imhen, Business Analyst and Senior SAP MM/SD/PM Functional Consultant, ZOCODE Limited | July 19, 2017
SCM/Financials – 
Patrick Imhen brings you up to speed with some of the new functionalities of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1705 release with a walkthrough on the procure-to-invoice process of the streamlined procure-to-pay business solution within the SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

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by Gaetano Altavilla, Senior SAP Practice Manager | June 29, 2017
SCM – 
Dr. Gaetano Altavilla describes the main steps to be done in the SAP system by the logistics, planning, quality, and financial departments to perform quality management activities for external activities in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) 6.0 with the SAP materials management (MM), Production Planning (PP), Quality Management (QM), and Financial Accounting (FI) modules implemented. Based on his experience, he provides solutions already implemented in production environments for SAP MM, PP, QM, and FI in ECC 6.0.  However, the processes he describes also apply to previous versions of SAP software. He also covers the main master data and customizing details that are prerequisites to running this process.