Manufacturing

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by Caetano Almeida, Senior Support Engineer, SAP October 5, 2017
SCM – 
Caetano Almeida explains how to implement the new Shop Floor Dispatching and Monitoring Tool and how this tool can improve and provide a better user interface for short-term capacity leveling and monitoring of production orders in SAP ERP.

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by Alok Jaiswal, Consultant, Infosys Limited September 28, 2017
SCM – 
Alok Jaiswal explains how the supply-to-production process can be configured and used in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC).

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by Anurag Barua, Principal, TruQua Enterprises September 27, 2017
SCM – 

Anurag Barua proposes a transition framework consisting of three phases to accelerate your adoption of SAP Fiori from a supply chain perspective. SAP Fiori apps for supply chain run the gamut from the mundane (such as order, requisition creation, and basic spend analytics) to the specialized (contract leakage and customer 360-degree view) and cover both transaction processing and reporting and analytics. 


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by Patrick Imhen, Business Analyst and Senior SAP MM/SD/PM Functional Consultant, ZOCODE Limited August 31, 2017
SCM – 
Patrick Imhen explains how SAP pricing scale can enable organizations to implement automated flexible price strategies to sustain their customers and attract new customers, thereby increasing their market shares. He also describes the configuration of SAP pricing scale that you need to complete for different business scenarios.

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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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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.

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by Gaetano Altavilla, Senior SAP Practice Manager June 23, 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 subtracting 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. In addition, he covers the main master data and customizing details that are prerequisites to running this process.

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by Dominik Schrank, Senior Consultant, SAP Deutschland SE & Co. KG June 7, 2017
SAP Professional Journal/SCM – 

Dominik Schrank shows how to take real-time sensor data and consume and analyze it in SAP HANA.


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SCM – 
Caetano Almeida explains how to implement the automatic usage decision and describes the new functionalities introduced in the SAP Quality Management (QM) module by the SAP Customer Connection project.

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by Patrick Imhen, Business Analyst and Senior SAP MM/SD/PM Functional Consultant, ZOCODE Limited March 13, 2017
SCM – 
Patrick Imhen explains a step-by-step procedure to use the Vendor Evaluation functionality to handle the appraisal of external service vendors using semi-automatic and manual scoring methods to achieve optimal service performance. He explains how to configure Vendor Evaluation functionality for external services and how to model the computation of manual and semi-automatic scores in the SAP ERP system to get optimal performance for external service vendors. This is very relevant because automatic Vendor Evaluation in the SAP system does not work for external services.

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by Patrick Imhen, Business Analyst and Senior SAP MM/SD/PM Functional Consultant, ZOCODE Limited February 17, 2017
SCM – 
Based on his experience with a client, Patrick Imhen explains how to use the SAP system’s automatic Vendor Evaluation functionalities to gain proper visibility into vendors’ supply operations, discover and remove hidden cost drivers, and optimally manage delivery time and material quality in the supply chain process. He illustrates an effective methodology applied to vendor evaluation leveraging Vendor Evaluation to get a successful result that can increase the performance of the supply chain process.

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by Sasa Mitrovic, Founder and Principal Consultant, Summit Global Associates, Ltd. February 8, 2017
SCM – 
Sasa Mitrovic discusses best practices when implementing a manufacturing execution system (MES) solution in an SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) environment and ways to connect two systems through an integration (middleware) solution. He discusses the role of an MES in your enterprise, specific SAP transactions used to view MES data, and common pitfalls during implementation.

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by Caetano Almeida, Senior Support Engineer, SAP January 17, 2017
SCM – 
Caetano Almeida shows what is new in SAP S/4HANA embedded Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS). He analyzes the changes in the master data and customizing steps necessary to run embedded PP/DS in SAP S/4HANA.

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by Tanya Duncan, Manager, Deloitte Consulting, LLP January 9, 2017
Financials/SCM/SAP Professional Journal – 
Tanya Duncan discusses her experiences with designing various legal entity structures in an SAP system, including maquiladora, contract manufacturing, and toll manufacturing.  Legal entity structures vary from company to company but there are common design elements to consider across all types.

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by Kaushik Choudhury, Senior SAP Functional Consultant December 9, 2016
SCM – 
Kaushik Choudhury explains the salient features of an SAP stability study along with the configuration required to implement it. He uses real-life business requirements to illustrate the way a business can leverage an SAP stability study functionality to document the test results during the R&D phase of the product and meet the regulatory requirements in certain industries such as pharmaceuticals and the food and beverage sector.

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by Patrick Imhen, Business Analyst and Senior SAP MM/SD/PM Functional Consultant, ZOCODE Limited December 1, 2016
SCM – 
Patrick Imhen provides you with a creative insight on how to use a source list as a tool to enforce user compliance with a mandated source of supply as approved by the management of an organization.

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by Cord Jastram, Ph.D., Consultant November 17, 2016
SAP Professional Journal/SCM – 
Cord Jastram shows how you can implement mobile business scenarios by combining Google Firebase and your SAP system.

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by Caetano Almeida, Senior Support Engineer, SAP October 31, 2016
SCM/BI – 
Caetano Almeida shows you how to use SAP BusinessObjects Analysis with SAP S/4HANA to visualize manufacturing reports with live data, directly in Microsoft Excel. He focuses on the use of SAP BusinessObjects Analysis and how the SAP S/4HANA data sources can be used for manufacturing reports.

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by Kaushik Choudhury, Senior SAP Functional Consultant October 4, 2016
SCM/HR – 
Kaushik Choudhury explains the salient features of the SAP Screen Personas 3.0 along with the configuration required to implement it. He uses a few real-life business requirements to illustrate the way a business can leverage SAP Screen Personas to enrich the user experience and drive efficiency. SAP has a number of approaches to enrich the user experience, and each one is suited for a specific business and mobility requirement. It is vital that proper due diligence is been done to select the best approach suited for the requirement. Personas come as a free add-on from SAP and are one of the most overlooked features by businesses.

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by Diony J. Ruiz R., SAP Architect and Senior Consultant, Group Intellego August 30, 2016
SCM – 
Diony Ruiz explains how to use the collective processing function to create shipments automatically in the SAP system (either in the foreground or background). He shows you how to define simple rules regarding how deliveries are to be grouped into shipments. These rules allow you to create shipment documents according to the logistics rules of the company, based on three steps: defining selection variants, defining grouping criteria, and setting default shipment data.

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