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Enhancements of MDM Business Content for Accelerated MDM Implementations in SAP Landscapes

In addition to the enhancements of SAP NetWeaver MDM 7.1 SP 04 related to Continuously Assuring and Controlling Master Data Quality (Part One), there have been considerable improvements in the predefined MDM Business Content that can be used to accelerate an MDM implementation in SAP landscapes.

Overview of MDM Business Content

Applicable all across the process flow in data consolidation and harmonization

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Enhancements in this context include, for example, updates and enrichment of the customer, vendor and material data models:

Enhanced vendor content
  • Main tables for bank master and vendor
  • Use of tuple data type for company code and purchasing organization data (amongst others like bank details, tax numbers, communication data) 
Enhanced material content
  • Use of tuple data type for location data, material valuation, sales data, unit of measure EAN/UPC, International Article Numbers, long texts
  • Support of ERP material classification, product hierarchies, cross-plant configurable material
  • Enhanced matching content, validations and workflows
New customer content
  • Main tables for bank master and vendor
  • Use of tuple data type for company code and sales area data (amongst others like bank details, tax numbers, communication data)
  • Enhanced matching content and validations

For a complete overview of all enhancements, see the SAP MDM Business Content, and the updated MDM Business Content presentation.

Note:

Additional enhancements that come with SAP NetWeaver MDM 7.1 Support Package 4 relate to the MDM print publishing capabilities. For an overview of the enhancements in this area, check the new SDN article about MDM Publishing.

I hope this info is useful for your business.

Best regards,

Markus

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