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August 24th, 2012
Mike Shields
CEO & Industry Strategist
Leveraging Technology to Win Series – Key Learnings - Recap

This is the final post in a series on The Power of Choice – Leveraging Configuration Technology to Differentiate, Simplify, Perform and Win, by Mike Shields, Co-Founder and CEO of eLogic Group. This has been a brief look at the trends toward more differentiation – why it...

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights
January 6th, 2011
Lawrence Matusek
Executive VP & CTO
The Secret to Making Manual Sales Set Changes

I have preached about the power of Sales Set functionality at CWG Conferences. One of the best features of Sales Sets is the ability for a user to make ad hoc, manual changes to the configurable sale BOM structure. I saw a post on the CWG Forum tonight where a user made t...

Categories: SAP Solutions
January 6th, 2011
Lawrence Matusek
Executive VP & CTO
New and Improved PMEVC

I just saw some great news from SAP. A new and improved version of the PMEVC model maintenance transaction is now available in ERP 6.0 Enhancement Package 5. There are some great new features that are described in the following CWG new article. http://www.configuration-w...

Categories: SAP Solutions
January 4th, 2011
Lawrence Matusek
Executive VP & CTO
The Material Variant Trap in SAP

Have you ever created a material variant with the wrong configurable material? For example, you want to create material X as a variant of material Y but you specify material Z instead by mistake. Unfortunately SAP does not allow you to change the configurable material ass...

Categories: SAP Solutions
January 4th, 2011
Lawrence Matusek
Executive VP & CTO
Setting and Unsetting Default Values in SAP VC

Let's start with an easy one. Setting and unsetting default values in SAP VC procedures can be a little tricky. Whereas conditionally inferred values are revoked when their condition is no longer satisfied, the same is not true for values set by default. What does that me...

Categories: SAP Solutions