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AVC Material Variants for S4HANA
Nov 16, 2018

AVC Material Variants for S4HANA

One of the exciting new features in S4H will be the ability to determine a Closest-Match Material Variant. This new search functionality for Material Variants goes above and beyond existing ECC functionality by providing a list of partial matches as well as a quick comparison of configuration...

Categories: SAP Solutions

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

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

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

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

CPQ: The Business Case for Configuration [ASUG Webcast]
Aug 18, 2017

CPQ: The Business Case for Configuration [ASUG Webcast]

When: On-Demand by filling out the form below!   August 22, 2017, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT Abstract: Configuration is often perceived as complex and isn't well understood, even in organizations that use it. This session answers executive questions such as what business problems...

Categories: News + Events

Tags: ASUG, Configuration, CPQ

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

Configuration Matters [eBook]
May 10, 2017

Configuration Matters [eBook]

Mastering Differentiated Products: Enable efficiency & flexibility in The Age of the Customer.

Categories: eBooks + Infographics + Video

Tags: Configuration, Differentiate, Product Configuration

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