If you work for a large manufacturer that uses SAP ERP and are involved in launching new products, we think you’ll find the results of our NPI survey interesting. Whether you are responsible for a line of products or are in a supply chain, IT or master data role, this report is a great way to learn what your peers are doing and planning to do when it comes to their New Product Introduction (NPI) or product launch processes.
This case study highlights how this steel manufacturing company reduced SAP material creation by 30% while gaining better data quality through validation and integration across their entire material master data processes.
Master Data initiatives often require IT to spend valuable time supporting business processes, such as facilitating data changes and annual operating plans. Vendor master data in particular involves massive amounts of manual and duplicate data entry, monopolizing resources. Listen to Tonita Espinosa-Young, Enterprise Data Steward for Johns Manville, discuss how she and her IT team saved 320 days in production by automating their Master Data processes with Winshuttle.