Author: Michael Hölzer
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Management information systems
his book gives you a comprehensive introduction to the processes of quality management. You ll find details on installing and using SAP QM in your production environment, and learn about viable solution options for business-related tasks with your SAP system. And you ll find real-life examples to help you quickly understand and implement the concepts. In addition to quality planning, quality inspection, and quality control, you ll learn about vendor evaluation and test equipment management, which are integrated in other SAP modules and integral to quality management. You'll find many useful tips based on the authors practical experience to give you valuable insight into solving complex tasks and customizing to meet your own specific requirements, and you'll examine Audit Management and the integration with SAP NetWeaver BI. The 3rd edition of this benchmark work was completely updated for SAP ERP 6.0; however, it is also suitable for users as of Release 4.6C.
This book is written keeping in mind the students of SAP production planning, Engineering undergraduates, Management graduates and working professionals. For lucid understanding of concepts to the readers, extensive use of screenshots has been made in the book. The book begins with explaining organizational structure, not only the elements important from PP point of view, but also those important from MM and SD point of view. After organizational structure, an entire chapter has been dedicated to configurations required to setup master data, order type and processes for production planning in discrete industry. Consultants often face some specific issues while creating certain master data or executing certain processes, this book also discusses solution to such issues. This book introduces you with the concept of MRP and essential configuration required for setting up MRP in SAP system. You will also be guided through two important production strategies – Make-to-stock and Make-to-order – showing you both end-to-end scenarios in discrete manufacturing with the help of screenshots. Furthermore, two important types of quality inspection scenarios – Inprocess Inspection and Final Inspection – have been shown along with quality management master data setup. The last chapter is a very important chapter based on ASAP methodology of SAP implementation providing you guidance through each phase of implementation and equipping you with a good understanding of business processes and requirements. Thus this book brings you a knowledge bank covering diverse topics from configurations and production processes to quality management integration to implementation project.
Step up your SAP PP game! Learn how to configure SAP ERP Production Planning for discrete, process, and repetitive manufacturing and master BOM status definitions, process message characteristics, and master data. Dive into SAP PP workflows and use Process Management, release production orders, and create planning tables. Covering everything from S&OP and MRP to SAP Demand Management and the Early Warning System, this book will help you get your production process to maximum efficiency!
Clearing the Quality Management (QM) Certification will not automatically lead you to a job. However a Certification with some project experience will certainly open a lot of doors for you. The consultants who will benefit the most from a certification are the ones with typically less than 2 year's project experience. This is not to say that consultants with higher experience will not benefit, but at that level, having a certification matters much less. So if you have little or no SAP- QM experience, you should get yourself certified, get some project experience, and then the whole of the SAP World open for you to explore. Helping you with the first step on you ladder to success is this book. Some unique features of this Book: - There is NO Other material in the market for the SAP Quality Management (QM) ERP 6.0 Certification exam. - The authors have themselves cleared the exam. - All questions are multiple choice format, similar the questions you will get in the actual exam. - Nearly 200 authentic questions, testing the exact same concepts that will be tested in Your exam!
Looking for better control over your product development? With this guide to SAP Product Lifecycle Management (SAP PLM), you'll get in-depth instructions and configuration information for all stages! Set up and use SAP Portfolio and Project Management (PPM), variant configuration, Product Structure Management, and more. Then integrate with R&D, manufacturing, and authoring systems. From product visualization to collaborative development--get all the tools you need to succeed with SAP PLM! Highlights: -SAP Innovation Management -SAP Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) -Requirements and target management -Variant configuration -Product structures -Product validation -Processes management -Change, release, and configuration management -Product visualization -Collaboration product developme
Author: Hanneke Raap
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Product life cycle
* Your one-stop overview of SAP Product Lifecycle Management * Master the functionalities and processes of SAP PLM * Take your products from concept to delivery and beyond * Up to date for SAP PLM 7.02 and SAP ERP 6.0, EHPs 5 and 6 This comprehensive guide to SAP Product Lifecycle Management walks you through the business processes, functions, and features of the software solutions that manage the countless product-specific business objects. From product innovation and design to product data management, from change request to execution, and from product compliance to analytics, leverage the best practices that will successfully keep your organization ahead of its competition. Product Development Full coverage of the product strategy and planning phase will help you develop product concepts, investigate opportunities, and track the product ideas to grow your product portfolio. Product Data Management Use the SAP ERP and SAP PLM data model to provide all relevant parties with the metrics they require as the product data evolves.Maintenance and Customer Service Explore the business processes that govern product maintenance and customer service, product quality management, product change management, product compliance, and operational risk management. Project Management Pipeline Learn to use monitoring tools for project budgets, costs, progress, and deliverables with SAP Project System and SAP Project and Portfolio Management solutions. Step-by-Step Coverage Examine the diagrams, workflows, and screenshots that complement in-depth text coverage of important processes.
Author: Varun Uppuleti
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Release Date: 2009-08
Genre: Data warehousing
The goal of every warehouse manager is to have an efficiently-run operation that provides clear visibility into warehouse activities, as well as the ability to quickly optimize stock, reduce inventory movements, and streamline the supply chain process. To achieve these goals you also need the right tools, and with extended warehouse functionalities in SAP ERP, you do. Throughout this book, you'll learn everything about core functionalities and how to use them in your company. Written in a practical and straightforward style, this is the one resource you need to really understand extended warehouse management with SAP ERP and how to customize it to meet your own business requirements. First, you'll develop a solid understanding of what SAP ERP EWM is and how it can provide a competitive advantage for your business. To this end, the author gives you an in-depth look at the various tools used for EWM, including Yard Management, Task and Resource Management, Cross Docking, and more. Then, learn the basic SAP ERP configuration steps, and find the concepts and techniques necessary for getting SAP ERP EWM to work for your needs.By making use of the insider tips provided throughout, you will be able to quickly assess and tackle your own customization issues without wasted trial and error. Plus, volumes of helpful additional resources are provided such as a full glossary to quickly find definitions of key terminology and a highly detailed index to help you easily search for key topics.
Author: Peter Jones
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-02-11
SAP is the world leader in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software; of the software?s modules, the FI (Finance) and CO (Controlling) are by far the most popular and are widely implemented. This book has no competition?it is the only book on the market on how to configure and implement SAP?s FI and CO modules to maximize functionality and features hands-on, step-by-step instructions and real-world examples that provide immediate and practical solutions. Updated for SAP?s ECC 6.0, the book covers FI enterprise structure, general ledger, substitutions and validations, automatic account assignments, accounts payable and receivable, asset accounting, accrual engine, closing entries, credit management, lockbox, CO enterprise structure, profitability analysis (CO-PA), and more.
Are you tired of endless searches through the SAP transaction tree? Can t remember the code for some transactions you use only on a monthly basis? Do you want to know what s behind a specific, yet obscure-sounding code, but have trouble finding the answer? With this comprehensive transaction reference, you can now save time by getting easy access to the most commonly used transactions in SAP ERP. Find transactions by module and code, and learn what each transaction s functionality is, when to use them, and when best to avoid them. Plus, use the extensive key word index to find the right transaction code for the task you have to perform in no time. All major modules of SAP ERP are covered, including the most important system transactions.
* Implement and use Variant Configuration with SAP * Build and maintain a complete product model * Updated coverage on SAP ERP 6.0 enhancement pack 5 and CRM 7.0 With this all-inclusive reference, you have everything you need to implement, customize, and use Variant Configuration with SAP. Whether you're a consultant, work directly with variant configuration, or are a manager, this book contains essential information you need in order to make key decisions on how Variant Configuration works best for your company. Variant Configuration in ERP and CRM Understand how to integrate Variant Configuration in processes such as quality management and customer service, and explore the necessary Customizing steps. Advanced Integration Topics Find extensive coverage on business processes for SAP ERP, including the Order Engineering Workbench, planning Variant Configuration, and more. Industry-Specific Solutions Learn about unique configurations and enhancements that are possible within specific industries and how to manage them, accompanied by customer examples and practical suggestions.Expert Knowledge Benefit from the authors' and SAP customers' notes on special challenges encountered when implementing and using Variant Configuration for product models. Updated and Expanded This new edition covers integrated Product and Process Engineering (iPPE), Product Data Replication (PDR), the new PLM environment, and much more. Highlights Product Model * Configuration profile and scenarios Business Processes in SAP ERP * Integrated process and product engineering (iPPE) * Integration, Customizing Product Configuration * Variant Configurator LO-VC * Internet Pricing and Configurator (IPC) Challenges * Performance optimization, change services * Product Data Replication (PDR) Project and Practical Reports * Industry solution DIMP reports, project managers, SAP customers and partners * Configuration Workgroup (CWG) and outlook on SAP Business ByDesign The Authors Uwe Blumohr, Manfred Munch, and Marin Ukalovic work at SAP and hold different positions in the area of Variant Configuration.