Enterprise Structure in SAP MM: Brief Overview Presentation

In SAP all modules have their own enterprise structure. Enterprise structure in SAP MM is defined during implementation phases (Business Blueprint Documentation phase) and it helps in building a hierarchy and structure to streamline the business processes. It requires thorough analysis of how an organization currently runs and how the business wants to run the company after implementation of SAP.
In this presentation, following list of SAP MM organizational units are covered:

  • Company Code
  • Plant
  • Storage Location
  • Purchasing Organization
  • Purchasing Groups

This presentation can be used as reference for your Business Blueprint (BBP) during your SAP MM Project Implementation activities.
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Configuration Guide to EANs/UPCs in SAP

In SAP Materials Management, EAN (full form:European Article Number), which is typically 12 digits, is a standard which describes barcode numbering systems used in global trade to uniquely identify a specific product.
In this document author provides required steps for configuration that needs to be in place for generating and assigning EANs to materials in SAP.
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Business Partner in SAP S/4HANA: Introductory Presentation

The Business Partner (BP) in SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management is used as leading object for centrally maintaining customer/vendor master data and is the single point of entry to create. With introduction of BP transaction code in SAP S/4HANA, traditional ECC transactions have been deactivated.
In this presentation document, you will get a clear understanding of Business Partner functionality in HANA EM (Enterprise Management);

  • Business Partner Concept in SAP S/4HANA
  • Business Partner Configuration Steps
    • BP Roles & Category
    • BO Role Grouping
    • Number Ranges & Synchronization
    • Account Groups
    • Partner Functions
  • Key Business Partner BP Tables in S/4HANA

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Consultant’s Guide to SAP S/4HANA CVI Configuration

With SAP S/4 HANA customer master data functionality changed and a new tool of Customer Vendor Integration (CVI) is introduced for new brownfield/greenfield implementations.
The following document explains the steps required to configure Business Partner and CVI in SAP S4HANA;

  • Define Number Ranges for Business Partner (BP)
  • Define Account Group and Assign the Number Range to the Account Group for BP Data
  • Create a New Account Grouping for Customer
  • Define Number ranges and Assign the Number range to the Account Group for Customer Data
  • Customer Vendor Integration Configuration
    • Check if Synchronization Objects have been maintained
    • Check for the Active Synchronization Objects
    • Role settings for BP
    • Settings for Customer Integration with BP

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SAP S/4HANA CVI Concept Presentation

This training presentation introduces you the concept of Customer Vendor Integration (CVI) which is mandatory in brownfield implementions that is done during SAP ERP upgrades to SAP S4HANA.

  • BP & CVI in S/4HANA Overview (Business Partner and Customer Vendor Integration)
  • Guide to CVI Synchronization Process
  • Impact on Interfaces in S/4HANA
  • CVI Synchronization Approach and Tips

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Determine Tax Code in Purchase Documents in SAP S/4 HANA

This document provides guideline for required steps to configure the SAP S/4HANA for Tax Code determination in Purchase Documents using the pricing Condition Technique.
This guide shall be applicable when Tax Code on Purchase Document Item is not being automatically determined or it is being wrongly determined.
Following scenarios are covered;

  • Service and Material Procurement – Project-Based Services
  • Procurement of Direct Materials

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SAP MM Questionnaires for Business Blueprint (BBP) – Sample Document

Questionnaires are essential for better understanding client’s requirements and defining scope of implementation phase for Consultants in SAP MM projects.
The document we share below may be an outdated document but principals and conceptual findings are even same today, so using this sample questionnaire document will still be beneficial for your SAP MM Business Blueprint preparation activities.
Main questionnaire topics covered in this sample BBP material are:

  • Organizational Structure Definitions related to MM
  • MM Master Data
  • MM Business Processes

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