Mastering SAP Data Management with McKinsol’s Intelligent Data Management Express (iDMX)

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  1. Moving Average Price: Learn How It Functions in Project Stock and Figure Out How to Explain the Unexplainable

    A lot can go wrong if you don’t understand moving average price. Sort out the complexities that arise when material movements, invoices, reversals, and purchase order history interact with moving average price. Understand both the cause and the cure for the frustration and confusion. Key Concept Materials that are entered into an SAP system as...…

  2. Ensure Accurate Inventory Valuation by Using Actual Costing Functionality

    Break through a common misconception about how the actual cost is updated as the standard price in the material ledger and actual costing. Understand the process of how you can use the functionality to compute the actual cost of the material and carry out accurate inventory valuation at the end of the period. By following...…

  3. SAP S/4HANA 1610 Material Ledger Actual Costing: Understand the Fundamental Changes and the Impact on Conversion

    Learn and understand the massive changes in material ledger actual costing with SAP S/4HANA 1610. See how the technical and functional changes to this version of SAP S/4HANA affect organizations that use actual costing in a source system and are migrating from earlier SAP S/4HANA releases to SAP S/4HANA 1610. Key Concept Significant functional and...…

  4. Effectively Manage Scrap in Your Production Processes

    Discover how you can manage assembly and component scrap at various levels in an SAP system, including the master data and transactional data levels. In addition, see how to record scrap at the cost center level. Key Concept Successfully assigning assembly and component scrap in master data enables an SAP system to not only consider...…

  5. Control User Compliance to a Stipulated Source of Supply Using a Source List

    Learn how to set up and implement the SAP system functionality to enforce user compliance to an approved source of supply with a source list at the plant and material levels in the SAP ERP Materials Management Purchasing (MM-PUR) component. Key Concept A source list can be a vital tool for achieving 100 percent user...…

  6. Leverage Batch Derivation to Optimize Batch Traceability

    Learn how to efficiently transfer a batch’s characteristics values from the sender material’s batches to the receiver material’s batches to save time and cost. Implementing batch derivation eliminates the need to manually enter characteristics data, while automatically preventing redundant or even incorrect data entry. Key Concept Batch derivation is an efficient and effective way to...…

  7. Part 1: Data Modeling Strategies to Avoid Data Inaccuracy and Ensure Consistency

    Minimize and eliminate data inconsistency and inaccuracy in SAP NetWeaver BI environments by adopting and adapting the data modeling techniques described here. The author explains the accuracy, benefits, and drawbacks of each. Key Concept Common data modeling approaches produce inconsistent and inaccurate data over time. This results from insufficient understanding of delta processes and different...…

  8. Optimize Standard Cost Usage and Control from the PPV Variance Drilldown

    Learn how to optimize the tracking of purchase price variance (PPV) in your procure-to-pay business process for better control over its monitoring. Discover the limitations of the SAP ERP Financials system and the different dimensions (e.g., cost component, vendor type, and source of supply) by which you can analyze a PPV. Key Concept The purchase...…

  9. Streamline Procurement Processes with the Raw Material Procurement Cockpit

    Discover how the Raw Material Procurement Cockpit can facilitate working with a large number of purchase requisitions and suppliers simultaneously. Learn the prerequisites and step-by-step configuration for the Raw Material Procurement Cockpit. Key Concept The Raw Material Procurement Cockpit is available as a Web Dynpro application that small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) can adopt as...…

  10. Improve Your Company’s Production Efficiency with SAP Active Ingredient Management

    Learn about the Active Ingredient Management processes using SAP Materials Management, Production Planning, and Financial Accounting modules. Get details about the main customizing settings to be done in the system from a financial point of view. Key Concept Active Ingredient Management affects all of a company’s business processes that contain at least one concentrate or...…