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Jun 07, 2018

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Engineered products can be pretty complex.  In some cases, a VC model can be written that covers all the possible combinations that can be built.  Other times that’s unreasonable.  There are too many “once a year” options and customer special requests to ever...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: Configuration, SAP, Variant Configuration

Interoperating Platforms: What is Interoperation & why should I care?
May 15, 2018

Interoperating Platforms: What is Interoperation & why should I care?

If you read my “Don’t Wait, Integrate” and “Go Native AND Integrate” blog series, then welcome to the sequels.  Unlike most sequels, these won’t be just a rehash of the originals.  There is so much new ground to cover!  Platform evolution, cloud commerce and middleware, indirect access, and IoT are on the minds of many IT professionals these days, and I hope to give you a glimpse of what eLogic is doing in this new series of blogs.  

Categories: Microsoft Solutions, SAP Solutions

Tags: Dynamics 365 for Sales, Go Native, Integration

How SAP PLM Supported a Move to the Variant Configurator [ASUG Presentation]
May 14, 2018

How SAP PLM Supported a Move to the Variant Configurator [ASUG Presentation]

Lincoln Electric (The Harris Products Group) + eLogic to present at the ASUG Annual Conference  Using Configuration to Automate Product Creation + Maintenance Organizing your products in the SAP Product Lifecycle Management application (SAP PLM) provides benefits that reach...

Categories: SAP Solutions, News + Events

Tags: ASUG, Configuration, SAP

Changing Characteristics
Apr 12, 2018

Changing Characteristics

Sometimes, despite your best efforts, you have to go back and change things after you’ve gone several miles down the road.  Characteristics can be one of those things. I have a tendency to create characteristics as simply as possible.  I make them CHAR unless there’s a real reason not to.  I only make them as long as the longest value I currently have...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: Tech Tips + Tricks

Jan 05, 2018

Characteristic Simplicity

"Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy" ― Isaac Newton Characteristics are one of the fundamental building blocks of Variant Configuration.  As building blocks they have to interact with all the other objects in the system; classes, materials, tables, and...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: Tech Tips + Tricks, Variant Configuration

LO-VC to Configuration Engine [eBook]
Jun 12, 2017

LO-VC to Configuration Engine [eBook]

This part of our eBook provides information and guidance to help companies quickly and successfully make the journey from using only the LO-VC configuratior to using Configuration Engine Knowledge Bases in IPC or CPQ as well. As with Many such journeys in SAP, this can be a difficult one if you do not have all of he facts or the benefit of experience from those who have done it. 

Categories: SAP Solutions, eBooks + Infographics + Video

Tags: Configuration, SAP, Variant Configuration

Configuration with SAP [eBook]
May 29, 2017

Configuration with SAP [eBook]

Our experience in more than one hundred industry leading ‘mixed mode’ manufacturers has shown that most SAP implementations have missed the mark for their business model. As we’ve ‘fixed’ and optimized many of these weak deployments, often with very simple enablement of NATIVE SAP capabilities, we’ve also realized that executives simply cannot get ‘straight talk’ and sound advice on how to make things work better.

Categories: SAP Solutions, eBooks + Infographics + Video

Tags: Configuration, SAP, Variant Configuration

SAP VC to IPC Preview of "Delta List" [eBook]
Feb 20, 2017

SAP VC to IPC Preview of "Delta List" [eBook]

A preview into your path from Variant Configuration (VC) to Internet Pricing & Configurator (IPC) and Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)

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