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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

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

eLogic Presents, Configuration & Digital Transformation at SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG Annual Conference
Apr 19, 2017

eLogic Presents, Configuration & Digital Transformation at SAPPHIRE NOW + ASUG Annual Conference

Answer your executive-level questions about configuration needs, best practices, and how to avoid common mistakes.  Learn from a case study about Digital Transformation at Grundfos, and what factors are critical to a successful digital strategy and conversion to SAP...

Categories: News + Events

Tags: ASUG, SAP, Variant Configuration

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