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From AVC to CPQ to CPS, CWG Brings the Configuration Community Together
Oct 21, 2019

From AVC to CPQ to CPS, CWG Brings the Configuration Community Together

We’re at a point in SAP history where new technology will make a seismic shift in how companies handle configuration in the next few decades.   This coming change can be rather overwhelming and confusing, which is natural. But rather...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: SAP, Variant Configuration, Configuration Workgroup, S/4HANA, SAP CWG, C/4HANA

Game Changing Functionality in the new SAP CPQ [ASUG session]
Apr 29, 2019

Game Changing Functionality in the new SAP CPQ [ASUG session]

Lawrence Matusek to present at the 2019 ASUG Annual Conference! Game Changing Functionality in the new SAP CPQ True CPQ has been an SAP gap for 20 years.  Now you can leverage robust native functionality and integration with the new SAP CPQ.  Learn what CPQ can do and how to get...

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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

Configure to Stock in SAP ERP
Sep 25, 2018

Configure to Stock in SAP ERP

"It's not that easy for us to do" doesn’t garner much empathy in market anymore.  A particularly candid customer once told us "just because it is difficult for you doesn’t make it more valuable for me".  Is it difficult for you to handle low volume (i.e. special) product configurations?  The conventional thinking is that focusing only on high volume configurations will generate greater efficiencies that translate into better margins.  But consider that many customers prefer a single supplier that can provide whatever configurations they need.  To them, they are all just products.  They are special in your eyes, not your customer's.  Uh oh.

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: Configuration, SAP

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

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)

Categories: SAP Solutions, eBooks + Infographics + Video

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