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Configurator Options in S/4HANA
Aug 06, 2019

Configurator Options in S/4HANA

Several of our customers are well down the path of developing their S/4HANA migration strategies. The question I hear most often is: “Which configurator can/should we use when we move to S/4HANA?”  Unfortunately, it seems there is a lot of misinformation in...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: SAP, Variant Configuration, SAP ECC, S/4HANA, LO-VC

Top 5 reasons to use SAP Product Configuration APIs
Jan 25, 2019

Top 5 reasons to use SAP Product Configuration APIs

The latest APIs from SAP are powerful and can take your B2B and B2C eCommerce applications to new levels. Interactive configuration and pricing can transform your online customer experience into an intuitive, interactive and accurate sale with an ease of...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: B2B, SAP, SAP Solutions, Variant Configuration, API

Why is my BOM not exploding?
Oct 19, 2018

Why is my BOM not exploding?

It’s a common experience: you create the BOM, go to the configurator, fill the conditions, try to explode the BOM and… no items show up. If you want to explode a BOM in a Production Order, you’ll want to build the BOM with Production-Relevant line items. If you want to...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: SAP, SAP Solutions, Tech Tips + Tricks, Variant Configuration, BOM

Oct 09, 2018

SAP VC: Best Practices and Warnings for Change Management

Engineering Change management (ECM) is a powerful feature of SAP.  It allows you to implement changes using effectivity dates and keep a thorough history of changes made to most VC elements. ECM lets you keep VC elements in two states: before the change, and after the change.  This is...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: SAP, SAP Solutions, Tech Tips + Tricks, Variant Configuration

Things to Know Before Implementing AVC....featured at CWG 2018!
Oct 08, 2018

Things to Know Before Implementing AVC....featured at CWG 2018!

Are you going to the CWG North American Conference 2018 in Nashville next week? Thinking about using the next generation S/4HANA Advanced Variant Configuration (AVC)?  Learn what you need to know about AVC in our session at CWG in Nashville! Things to know before...

Categories: News + Events

Tags: CWG, SAP, SAP Solutions, Variant Configuration

Order BOMs
Jun 07, 2018

Order BOMs

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

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

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