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As you must already know SAP S/4HANA 1809 has been released. I am working as a product owner within the product area SAP Commercial Project Management. With this blog I would like to share key highlights of SAP Commercial Project Management in release S/4 HANA 1809.as you read through this blog you will be able to understand and appreciate the new applications and feature enhancements that would enhance your experience in managing commercial projects.

SAP Fiori app to manage project activities

This application enables both project managers and team members to track and manage activities originating from checklists, issues, risks, and change requests during the planning or execution of commercial projects. You can track the status of activities, manage information such as dates, attachments, and comments, and assign people to activities. This application works with mobile, tablets and desktop devices.

 

SAP Fiori themed apps for creating change requests

This application enables project managers to create change requests for commercial projects, directly from the Fiori launch-pad using the “Create Change Request” app.

SAP Fiori apps for reporting issues

This application enables project managers and team members to report issues identified during the planning or execution of commercial projects, directly from the Fiori launch-pad using the Report Issues

Enhancement to visualize opportunities in a matrix view

This feature enables Project managers to view a matrix of opportunities identified within a commercial project, and analyze the probability of these opportunities and the benefits that could accrue.

View trend of estimated revenue at completion in project overview

With this feature, Project managers can now view estimate at completion (EAC) trends of the planned revenue and EAC revenue for the previous six forecast periods of a commercial project. These values are displayed in the Project Overview app, along with the trends for planned cost and EAC cost.

Enhancements to commercial project alerts

Project managers can now view alerts such as “work in progress” or “pending customer payments” in the project’s currency.To enable the display of alerts in the project currency, you must make the necessary setting for your user, in the Alert and Currency Personalisation app.

Search or filter projects by project manager in the app multi-project overview

With this feature, Project managers can now filter or search for commercial projects by project manager.

View project key-date notification in multi-project overview

Project managers can now view important dates for a commercial project, in the Multiproject Overview app.

The following key dates are displayed in a popup:

  • Last Reviewed
  • Last Invoiced
  • Billing Due Date
  • Next Milestone

Extensibility with Commercial Project management 

With this release we have enhanced our documentation in the area of customer extensions.this includes guidelines and best-practices on extending the applications. Find documentation here.

I believe you would have got a quick glimpse of the new features and applications you could use to manage commercial projects with the recently release S/4HANA 1809 release. For Installation and additional documentation on Commercial Project Management you can refer to Release Information Note and help doc. You can find a broad overview of applications and  functionalities here.

 

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