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May 31st, 2016
Tim Rose
Senior Consultant
Scalability -- Preventing and Mitigating Problems in Complex SAP Models

“A man’s got to recognize his limitations” – Dirty Harry. Scalability is the ability of a model to grow in size and complexity, using the same design, without sacrificing efficiency. It is always desirable. It is not always attainable...

Categories: SAP Solutions
May 30th, 2016
Justin Pittman
Director, Digital Commerce
SAPPHIRE 2016 Reflection: Digital Transformation

“Digital Transformation” was the primary theme of the 2016 SAPPHIRE + ASUG Conference. While digital transformation is not a new term, many manufacturers are just now starting to invest time and resources into thinking digitally...

Categories: SAP Solutions, News + Events, Manufacturing Industry Insights
May 28th, 2016
Rick Servello
VC Team Lead, SAP
ALE Configuration in SAP LO-VC (Part 2)

In this part of the series we’ll focus on creating the distribution model and assigning message types related to Variant Configuration. By now, you should have your User, Logical Systems, and RFC connections configured from Part 1 of this blog series, via preliminary step...

Categories: SAP Solutions
May 4th, 2016
Rick Servello
VC Team Lead, SAP
ALE Configuration in SAP LO-VC (Part 1)

ALE (Application Link Enabling) is a means in which to transfer data between logical systems in SAP. This tool is used across many modules for sending master data and is especially common within the Variant Configuration world for transferring model dependencies, classifi...

Categories: SAP Solutions
March 23rd, 2016
eLogic Accelerates Microsoft Dynamics CRM and SAP ERP Integration with Scribe Software

Vertical Accelerator Allows Manufacturers to Quickly Overcome the Most Common Integration Challenges.

Categories: SAP Solutions, News + Events, Microsoft Solutions
January 7th, 2016
Michael Cross
Senior Consultant
Features & Benefits of Scribe Insight for Integration with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

We help many of our customers integrate Microsoft Dynamics CRM with other systems, including SAP.  The integration tool that we use most frequently with Dynamics CRM is Scribe Insight from Scribe Software. Below are some key features and benefits that make Scribe Insigh...

Categories: SAP Solutions, Microsoft Solutions
December 17th, 2015
Tim Rose
Senior Consultant
The 3 Pronged Strategy for Designing a Model in VC

In designing a model in Variant Configuration, there are 3 main questions and 100 smaller ones that you should ask yourself every time to help build the best model for the situation.  Check out our Infographic to see examples of these questions and tips on how to avo...

Categories: SAP Solutions, eBooks + Infographics + Video
November 11th, 2015
Rick Servello
VC Team Lead, SAP
Recap of the 2015 North American CWG Conference

This week I had the pleasure of attending the 2015 North American CWG Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  For those who haven’t been, it’s a gathering of SAP partners and customers to work together, spread understanding, and solve challenging problems faced within SA...

Categories: News + Events
June 19th, 2015
100 Industry Best Practices Realized through 100 System Implementations for Manufacturers: 100×100

100 x 100 is the name for our SAP Solution Gallery.  It contains over 100 best practices realized through over 100 implementation projects.  You won’t find these best practices in books or the online help.  You may find some in forums or presentations if you are lucky.  A...

Categories: Business Intelligence, SAP Solutions
June 11th, 2015
Rama Gottipati
SAP Consultant
Material Variants With Multi-Level KMATS setup, Planning and Execution

Material variants are widely used with variant configuration to stock individual configuration of a configurable product. As anything in SAP can be made as complex as possible, material variants can also be setup as a simple stock part with non-configurable materials as p...

Categories: SAP Solutions
May 29th, 2015
Lawrence Matusek
Executive VP & CTO
SAP SAPPHIRE NOW Recap – Are We Simple Yet?

I just returned from the SAPPHIRE conference last week, and I have to say… it was surprisingly, the least inspiring conference I have attended. Normally, I would return all revved up...

Categories: SAP Solutions, News + Events
April 28th, 2015
Lawrence Matusek
Executive VP & CTO
Go Native AND Integrate Systems? Contradiction or Paradox?

If you are a follower of my blogs, you know that my Go Native series talked about the dangers of favoring needless customization over native functionality. You would have also seen that I recently blogged about the continued importance of proper system integration. Can yo...

Categories: SAP Solutions
April 22nd, 2015
ASUG CWG Track Session Preview: hybris and HANA Revolutionize SAP Product Configuration

SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference: Preview with Lawrence Matusek. Twenty years ago, SAP product configuration was entirely a back office function.  Back then it was considered a feat to be able to input, validate & price a configuration, and then automatically g...

Categories: SAP Solutions, News + Events
April 1st, 2015
Lawrence Matusek, Executive VP & CTO for eLogic, to speak at SAPPHIRE 2015 on hybris, CPQ, and HANA for SAP Product Configuration

SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference is just around the corner.  It’s a  place where   the SAP community comes together to hear different points of view, experiences, and best   practices from SAP subject matter experts and SAP customers. This year, eLogic’s own Lawren...

Categories: SAP Solutions, News + Events
March 18th, 2015
Lawrence Matusek
Executive VP & CTO
Don’t Wait – Integrate. Why Proper System Integration is More Important than Ever.

After twenty years of enterprise systems experience, and after an equal number of years of trying to SIMPLIFY the seamless flow of data and transactions, it’s clear to me. Despite all of the hype around SOA and ESB’s, BAPI’s, API’s, MDM, ETL, data ...

Categories: Business Intelligence, SAP Solutions
February 4th, 2015
eLogic has a new website!

We Simplify B2B Commerce for Manufacturers with Microsoft, SynApps™, SAP.  Website Renovation Complete We eLogicians are thrilled to announce the release of our new website! Not only did we redesign it aesthetically for a fresh, sharp look and feel, but we put tons of t...

Categories: SAP Solutions, News + Events, Microsoft Solutions
November 7th, 2014
Rama Gottipati
SAP Consultant
Sub-Contracting in SAP – Different BOM Components by Vendor

During my initial days of SAP consulting, I was asked to explain sub-contracting functionality and setup. Being a logistics consultant I was able to answer it with ease and explain the functionality and setup required for it to work in SAP. Then I was asked how sending d...

Categories: SAP Solutions
June 10th, 2014
Lawrence Matusek
Executive VP & CTO
GO NATIVE! Mind the Gap!

Mind the Gap!  Part 3 of the 3 part series on Going Native. This is the third of my three part blog series on leveraging native functionality in packaged business systems.  The theme of this blog is how to leverage native functionality to the greatest extent possible, an...

Categories: SAP Solutions, Manufacturing Industry Insights
April 21st, 2014
Lawrence Matusek
Executive VP & CTO
GO NATIVE! Resist the Temptation to Customize!

 Part 2 of the 3 part series on Going Native. This is the second in my three part blog series on leveraging native functionality in packaged business systems.  As before, I will start this blog with perhaps my favorite quotation - one that best describes the theme of thi...

Categories: SAP Solutions, Manufacturing Industry Insights
March 14th, 2014
Joé Desbiens
Consultant
The PMEVC Tool in SAP: a VC Modeler's Best Friend

The Variant Configuration Modeling Environment (PMEVC) is a powerful display, review and editing transaction in SAP VC.  As a common entry point for all of these operations, it truly deserves to be in every VC modeler’s known set of tools.  In today’s tech-tip, I will go ...

Categories: SAP Solutions
February 24th, 2014
Lawrence Matusek
Executive VP & CTO
GO NATIVE! Avoid the Legacy Trap

Part 1 of the 3 part series on Going Native. I have been implementing packaged business systems (ERP, CRM, PLM, etc.) for nearly twenty years.  Over that time, I have seen some companies with very successful implementations while many others have struggled mightily.  Wha...

Categories: SAP Solutions, Manufacturing Industry Insights