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100 Industry Best Practices Realized through 100 System Implementations for Manufacturers: 100×100
Jun 19, 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. ...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: Business Intelligence, SAP, Variant Configuration

May 27, 2015

SAP Variant Configuration (VC) Projects are not just about Modeling!

Working in the IT domain in the past years, I have come to realize that the technical realization of a project is one thing, but the planning and facilitation of it is another. In the Variant Configuration (VC) world, this is also true. Very often, a good part of the workload and challenge of...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: Variant Configuration

Lawrence Matusek, Executive VP & CTO for eLogic, to speak at SAPPHIRE 2015 on hybris, CPQ, and HANA for SAP Product Configuration
Apr 01, 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...

Categories: SAP Solutions, News + Events

Tags: SAP, SAP Solutions, Variant Configuration

Planning Strategies for CTO/ETO in SAP
Jul 24, 2014

Planning Strategies for CTO/ETO in SAP

I have been asked by one of my friends regarding planning strategies for CTO/ETO scenarios and thought I would share my knowledge regarding CTO/ETO planning strategies in SAP. Scenarios discussed here involve usage of Variant Configuration functionality in SAP. Below are possible planning...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: CTO, ETO, SAP Solutions, Tech Tips + Tricks, Variant Configuration

Mar 07, 2014

Ask The Right Questions for Configuration Success!

“There are no right answers to wrong questions.” ~Ursula K. LeGuin A common challenge when creating a new product configurator is to decide the right set of user questions. Configurators are designed to support the users driving the sales process, but the knowledge of the product...

Categories: SAP Solutions, Manufacturing Industry Insights

Tags: Configuration, Variant Configuration

Feb 07, 2014

SAP Variant Configuration Tech Tip - About the Group BOM

In the last blog about Variant Configuration, we talked about the variant BOM (or BOM group), which is shared by many materials.  There is, however, another construct in SAP which has a similar name but a different purpose: the group BOM.  In the following article, you will learn what...

Categories: SAP Solutions

Tags: Tech Tips + Tricks, Variant Configuration

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 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

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