The Rise of Integration as a Strategic Imperative

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  1. Master APO Requirements Strategies

    Does your manufacturing requirement strategy in APO match your business plan? Find out how to determine if it does and adjust it if it doesn’t. Key Concept Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO) requirements strategies determine not only whether a product is manufactured based on a make-to-stock or make-to-order principle. They also determine how existing product…...…
  2. Warehouse Management: Make Your Picking Moves in SAP WM Strategically

    SAP’s removal strategies are as complex as its placement strategies, but with diligence and the right tools, you’ll find they can overcome many business challenges. Key Concept SAP’s Warehouse Management (WM) module provides just as extensive picking strategies and methods as it does for placement. You can use WM to determine what material to pick…...…
  3. Warehouse Management: Deploy Successful Placement Strategies

    By understanding and leveraging all the Warehouse Management (WM) tools SAP provides, you can satisfy even your most complex placement requirements. Here’s how to get started. Key Concept SAP’s Warehouse Management (WM) module provides extensive placement strategies, which you can configure to meet a wide variety of needs. SAP WM has the ability to be…...…
  4. How to Manage a Distribution Plan in a Supply Chain Model in SAP APO When Supply Exceeds Demand

    Learn the process flow and understand the various strategies you can use to carry out deployment of supply elements (receipts) in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) when the total supply is greater than the available demand. Key Concept Deployment basically determines which distribution requirements can be met by the supply (receipt elements). Deployment…...…
  5. Use Global ATP to Trigger Time-Based Location Substitution in a Consolidation Environment

    Learn how to implement time-based location substitution using rules-based Available-to-Promise (ATP) in a consolidation scenario. An example from the chemical industry demonstrates how to set this up. Key Concept Inclusive rule strategies are used to determine the domain of products and the location substitutions that are possible based on the rules defined within the inclusive…...…
  6. 28 Points You Need to Know About SAP WM Implementation

    Companies sometimes fail to integrate R/3 Warehouse Management with other R/3 logistics modules as well as they could. This results in inefficiencies and perhaps an expensive fix on a live system. We show you the points you need to consider to make WM work well with the rest of your R/3 logistics system and avoid…...…
  7. Setting and Managing BusinessObjects 3.1 Universe Parameters

    See how to use the BusinessObjects 3.1 Universe Designer tool to set and manage BusinessObjects universe parameters. Doing so allows you to effectively control the functionality of a universe. Key Concept A BusinessObjects universe is the semantic layer that resides between an organization’s database and the end user (i.e., it is a business representation of…...…
  8. Q&A on SAP BI 4.2: What’s Happening with SAP’s BI Products, and What Does It Mean for You?

    During this live Q&A session, Jayne, Ty Miller, Olivier Duvelleroy, and several other key product leaders from the BI product groups at SAP, including SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence, SAP Lumira, SAP Design Studio, SAP Analysis for Office, and SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports, gathered to answer readers’ questions on the road ahead for SAP’s BI products,…...…
  9. Gauge a Company’s Risk Exposure Using Market Risk Analyzer

    Learn how to implement SAP’s Market Risk Analyzer. The analysis reports in Market Risk Analyzer help an organization or, more specifically, a treasury department, to assess and quantify the risks of its financial positions. Once the risks of an organization are analyzed and quantified, they can be more easily controlled. The inputs to Market Risk…...…
  10. Build Bullet-Proof Testing Strategies to Comply with Legal and Industry Regulations

    Organizations need to design and develop effective testing strategies to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley and industry-specific requirements. These testing strategies and methodologies need to cover both normal day-to-day maintenance of business scenarios and major initiatives such as upgrades, fresh implementations, and more. See how to build and follow a five-phase plan to perform testing on your…...…