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Jan 07, 2014

SAP Variant Configuration Tech Tip - About the variant BOM (or BOM group)

The Bill of Materials (BOM) describes the specific components of a product and is a pivotal element in SAP.  While the BOM is used in many modules and is by itself a time-saver, it can become tedious to maintain one BOM per material variant when there is a huge number of them.  Read on...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: Tech Tips + Tricks, Variant Configuration

Dec 19, 2013

The Top Five Mistakes that can kill any CRM Project

Implementing CRM in your business isn’t as simple as buying a piece of software off the shelf - CRM implementations are complex projects, full of pitfalls that the uninitiated may not have planned (or budgeted!) for. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software is a powerful tool...

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights, Microsoft Solutions


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Dec 06, 2013

eLogic and FieldOne Partner to Serve the Manufacturing Vertical

Superior solutions to drive value across the industrial product lifecycle Two industry leaders have combined capabilities to offer a superior field service management and mobile solution for specialized products manufacturing and service organizations.  This partnership brings together...

Categories: News + Events

Tags: B2B, Field Service

Listen Up!
Dec 05, 2013

Listen Up!

“THEY” are talking… Are YOU listening? I was in a strategy meeting with one of our largest customers this week.  During the meeting, the primary objective was to incorporate some of the latest technology enablers into their overall business strategy.  This is a...

Categories: Manufacturing Industry Insights

Tags: B2B, Social Listening, Social Media

Dec 03, 2013

Moving Variant Table Records in SAP

In the world of variant configuration, it’s useful to know that variant table entries are not set in stone. The position of the different entries can still be changed afterwards. Read on to find out how! When adding new entries to variant tables using transaction CU60, you might...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: Variant Configuration

Oct 28, 2013

Copying Configurable Materials Using Transaction CUCK

Has creating all those variant configuration materials become a real time-consuming activity in your organization? Read on to find out about a transaction code to copy configurable materials in a quick and straightforward way. When working with variant configuration, it is very common to have...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: Tech Tips + Tricks, Variant Configuration

Oct 28, 2013

Starting the ABAP Debugger Without Using the Command Field

What can you do when you cannot type /h in the command field to fire up the ABAP debugger?  In this post, you will learn how to create a short text file which can be dragged to any SAP window, starting the ABAP debugger automatically. It is a rather well-known that no matter where you...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: ABAP, CWG, SAP Solutions

Oct 22, 2013

Maximizing the Value of SAP VC

I just returned from this year’s SAP Configuration Work Group Conference at Marco Island.  I received very positive audience feedback on my presentation, “Little Known VC (Variant Configuration) Facts”.  So, given the high level of interest and feedback, I thought...

Categories: SAP Solutions, Manufacturing Industry Insights

Tags: CWG, SAP Solutions, Variant Configuration


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