Material Master Data
If you’re running your manufacturing operations using an SAP ERP system you know there’s a mountain of master data behind each product. But it’s more than just materials. And while materials are the largest and most complex data object involved in manufacturing, is not the only data you need to create and manage—far from it. Depending on whether your materials are made or bought, you’ll also need data like BoMs, routings & recipes, vendors, source lists, costings, pricing conditions, etc. Typical SAP data objects in the manufacturing process Creating and maintaining all that data is a real challenge for many… Read more
In this post, learn why having high SAP data quality needs to be a top priority to drive critical operations and strategic business decisions.
For any company that operates large and complex plants, world-class production performance is achieved through efficient plant maintenance. Without streamlined maintenance processes, plants experience high maintenance costs and unnecessary downtime. It is not unusual for large companies, such as utilities or companies in the oil and gas industries, to realize millions in savings when they improve the way they control plant maintenance. In a modern enterprise running on an ERP system, such as SAP, efficient plant maintenance depends on the quality of the underlying master data. Master data objects that are specific to plant maintenance in SAP include functional locations and… Read more
How to evaluate your master data through a progressive three-step “crawl-walk-run” strategy.
Reduce time-to-market for packaged goods with Winshuttle material master data management.
A customer recently had a mishap with material characteristics under MM02 and as many of you will know this is a nasty little set of views nested within one another under MM02 tab characteristics. It seems too, that there isn’t a nice clean way to extract and change this data. It is likely though, that some of you who have been winshuttling for a few years now, know how to do this using a variety of scripts and methods. There is another way now, using Winshuttle Direct with Winshuttle Transaction and this time using a Remote enabled Function Module (RFM)…. Read more