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    End-to-End Scenario Planning with SAP IBP

    Reading time: 3 mins

    Supply chain disruptions are becoming a more prevalent part of daily life for may companies around the world. Geopolitical tensions, rising costs, and disorganization can hinder all different types of supply chains, making it nearly impossible for a business to operate effectively. To help companies improve their outlooks, SAP offers SAP Integrated Business Planning (SAP…
  2. Revolutionizing Revenue with SAP BRIM: Navigating the Subscription Economy Landscape

    Reading time: 4 mins

    Unlock the Future of Revenue Management with SAP BRIM: In the evolving landscape of subscription and usage-based services, SAP Billing and Revenue Innovation Management (BRIM) emerges as a pivotal solution for businesses. This article explores BRIM’s proficiency in handling recurring revenue models through flexible consumption models, addressing everything-as-a-service (XaaS) challenges across diverse industries. Discover how…
  3. Cross-plant Planning in SAP S/4HANA with MRP – Part 1

    Reading time: 8 mins

    In cross-plant planning within S/4HANA, two primary approaches exist. One involves the utilization of the special procurement key within the MRP functionality, while the other entails employing the SAP Add-on known as cross-plant planning. This series will discuss the available options for cross-plant planning in SAP S/4HANA. Part 1 explores these options in conjunction with…
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    Aggregate Planning with SAP IBP

    Reading time: 3 mins

    SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is an advanced planning solution that supports various planning processes. Its capabilities can be leveraged to model aggregate planning. Aggregate planning is a planning process that involves balancing demand, inventory, capacity, and supply at a higher granularity in order to achieve the efficient, cost-effective, and timely production and distribution of…
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    Implementing SAP IBP Analytic Stories to Improve Supply Chain

    Reading time: 9 mins

    he SAP IBP Analytics Stories App, while incorporating several features from the SAP SAC product, remains exclusive to the SAP IBP product. Consequently, not all functionalities of SAP SAC are present in SAP IBP Analytics Stories. However, like all SAP products, enhancements are expected over time and SAP IBP Analytics Stories roadmap is still valid…
  6. Validating Customer Addresses in S/4 using Google Address Validation API

    Reading time: 4 mins

    Customer addresses are crucial for businesses involved in sales, delivery, invoicing, or marketing. Accurate and consistent address data enhances customer satisfaction, lowers operational costs, and streamlines business workflows. However, managing this data can pose challenges due to varying formats, languages, and standards in different countries and regions. To streamline and automate customer address validation, businesses…
  7. Electronic Invoicing: An Opportunity for Businesses and Governments

    Reading time: 4 mins

    SAP Document and Reporting Compliance, a standard SAP solution, is a powerhouse for businesses dealing with electronic invoicing and regulatory compliance. It goes beyond the legal requirement, providing essential benefits like automation, top-notch security, adaptability to changing rules, and streamlined efficiency in managing data and documents. It’s not just a game-changer; it’s a reliable ally…
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    Pitfalls and Hacks in Cloud Project Budgeting and Accounting

    Reading time: 11 mins

    Explore the pitfalls and hacks in cloud project budgeting and accounting. Understand key concepts such as the run and build view on the IT budget, project investment, capitalization, depreciation, cloud pricing structure, and challenges in cloud implementation. Get insights and strategies for organizations to effectively allocate resources, mitigate risks, and maximize the benefits of their…
  9. Realizing the Value Proposition of S/4HANA – Three Key Value Levers for Improved S/4HANA Adoption

    Reading time: 5 mins

    S/4HANA represents more than just a standalone product; it’s an ecosystem of developers, tools, platforms, systems integrators, partners, and a plethora of resources designed to maximize the platform’s potential. With the 2027 deadline for ECC mainstream support rapidly approaching, companies face a crucial decision regarding S/4HANA adoption. Although S/4HANA offers a compelling value proposition, tapping…
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    Advanced MRP Post-Processing with New MD06 and New MD04 – Part 2

    Reading time: 4 mins

    The MRP exception monitor provides a detailed view on the whole supply chain; all important materials, important orders, missing parts, MRP exception messages, actual inventory, and important KPIs. In one single transaction, you have all necessary relevant and important information to act proactively as an MRP planner or buyer. The advanced MD04 also provides you…