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New key figures for BPMon & Analytics – new key figures for Project Systems (PS)

Since December 03 2018 a new support package 1 for ST-A/PI release 01T is available for download. With this plug-in around 35 new key figures have been shipped for Business Process Analytics and Business Process Monitoring in SAP Solution Manager and around 160 existing key figures were updated. The plug-in contains (besides others)

Finance

  • New Missing bank statement numbers in reference period
  • New Open items on GR/IR clearing accounts
  • New Open items on freight clearing accounts
  • New Open items on customs clearing account
  • Changes in FI documents got a new option to select BSEG details if changes happened on item level. In this case additional context data like posting key, GL account, account type, customer, vendor, write line items or open item management flag are displayed. Additionally the redundant information of BKPF-AEDAT is removed from detail list. A new filter & group by parameter is provided to indicate if the “old value”, that was changed, was initial or not.
  • Cancelled FI line items has now also posting date (BUDAT) of the cancelling document in detail list
  • All FI-AR and FI-AP key figures (open items & payments) got a new filter and group by parameter for profit center based on GL accounting
  • All MM invoice key figures got RBKP-ERFNAM, RMWWR, WAERS (if previously missing) and CPUDT new in detail list.
  • Changes in MM invoices got RBKP-RBSTAT new in detail list
  • MM invoices created, MM invoices posted & Automation rate: MM invoices have a changed automation logic so that EBKP-ERFNAM is checked instead of USNAM

Controlling & Management Accounting

  • Exceptions in WIP calculation (PP Order) & Exceptions in Variance calculation (PP Order) got AUFK-WERKS, AUTYP and AUART as new filter and group by parameters.
  • Exception in Actual Settlement (Internal Order) got AUFK-BUKRS as new filter and group by parameter.
  • CO orders w/o settlement rule got AUFK-WERKS, AUTYP and AUART as new filter and group by parameter. Additional fields in result list to provide information whether the order is already closed and when it was first/last settled.
  • WBS elements w/o settlement rule got PRPS-STUFE as new filter and group by parameter and PRPS-BELKZ as new filter parameter.

Sales

  • New Profit margin per sales document item
  • Sales document items overdue for billing VBKD-KTGRD allows now multiple selections and value exclusion. VBAP-KTGRM as new filter and group by parameter and in detail list.
  • Changes in sales documents provides now the condition type information in case that KONVC-KBETR is changed. A new filter & group by parameter is provided to indicate if the “old value”, that was changed, was initial or not.
  • Sales invoices with open FI-AR items with new filter parameter “overdue since/less“
  • Changes in SD billing documents got a new filter & group by parameter is provided to indicate if the “old value”, that was changed, was initial or not.

Logistics Execution

  • New Overdue inbound deliveries without shipment assignment
  • Changes in deliveries got a new filter & group by parameter is provided to indicate if the “old value”, that was changed, was initial or not.
  • Outbound deliveries created & Automation rate: Outbound deliveries got additional condition for automation: If TCODE is VA01 or VA02, then consider delivery creation as automatic.
  • Changes in shipments no longer shows VTTK-AEZET as redundant information. A new filter & group by parameter is provided to indicate if the “old value”, that was changed, was initial or not.

Purchasing 

  • New Purchase order items w/o complete GR/IR clearing
  • New Condition type usage in purchasing
  • Purchase orders in approval & Purchase order items in approval got EKKO-FRGGR and FRGSX as new group by fields
  • Changes in purchase orders no longer shows EKPO-AEDAT as redundant information. A new filter & group by parameter is provided to indicate if the “old value”, that was changed, was initial or not. Purchase requisition items in approval got EBAN-FRGGR and FRGST as new filter and new group by fields
  • Overdue purch. order items assigned to WBS element & Overdue purch. requisition items assigned to WBS element got a new column in the result list where it is checked if the WBS element is closed (JEST-STATU = ‘I0046’ is active) or not.

 Project Systems

  • New Network orders overdue for release
  • New Network orders overdue for actual start
  • New Network orders overdue for actual finish
  • New Network orders overdue (technical) closure
  • New Network orders overdue for deletion flag
  • New Network orders with assigned purchase order items
  • New Network order confirmations
  • New Order type usage in network orders (cross-plant)
  • New Projects created but not released
  • New Projects released but not techn. completed / closed
  • New Projects technically completed but not closed
  • New Projects closed but not marked for deletion
  • New WBS elements created but not released
  • New WBS elements released but not techn. completed / closed
  • New WBS element technically complete but not closed
  • New WBS elements closed but not marked for deletion

Supply Chain Planning

  • New MRP Planning file materials – materials marked for deletion (also relevant for SAP Apparel and Footwear (SAP AFS)
  • New MRP Planning file materials – status does not allow planning (also relevant for SAP Apparel and Footwear (SAP AFS)
  • New MRP Planning file entries w/o planning relevant update (also relevant for SAP Apparel and Footwear (SAP AFS)
  • New MRP Planning file entries w/o successful MRP execution (also relevant for SAP Apparel and Footwear (SAP AFS)
  • All MRP area Planning file key figures have MARC-DISMM as new filter and group by parameter.

Plant Maintenance & Customer Service

  • All PM/CS notification key figures got TQ80-QMTYP, QMIH-INGRP and QMEL-HERKZ as new filter and group by parameter. QMEL-PRIOK enabled as group by parameter. QMIH-INGRP and QMEL-VBELN new in detail list.
  • All PM/CS order key figures got AUFK-KDAUF and KDPOS new in detail list.
  • PM/CS orders in phase “closed“ & PM/CS orders overdue for deletion flag also got AUFK-IDAT2 and IDAT3 (TECO/CLSD dates) in the detail list.
  • Changes in PM/CS notifications & Changes in PM/CS orders got a new filter & group by parameter to indicate if the “old value”, that was changed, was initial or not.

Inventory & Warehouse Management

  • New Stock level of returns stock
  • New Stock level of returns stock (batch level)
  • Stock level of sales order stock got sales organization as new filter and group by parameter
  • Stock level of customer consignment stock got an additional hot spot on customer to jump into transaction MB58
  • Slow moving quants checks now against last removal date instead of last movement date

Master Data Management

  • New Customer master usage in FI-AR (per CoCo)
  • New Customer master usage in FI-AR (cross CoCo)
  • New Vendor master usage in FI-AP (per CoCo)
  • New Vendor master usage in FI-AP (cross CoCo)
  • Changes in material master, Changes to customer master, Changes to vendor master & Changes to purchasing info records got a new filter & group by parameter to indicate if the “old value”, that was changed, was initial or not.

Human Capital Management

  • New Changes in HR info types 

Supplier Relationship Management

  • Purchase order items awaiting approval got a new filter and group by parameter Version Type
  • SRM backlog key figures corrected when using the ‘Expect high backlog’ flag.

The complete list of all available key figures can be accessed via the KPI catalog if you filter on KPI provider ‘Business Process Analytics’ that you find at (S-user or P-user login required)

https://go.support.sap.com/kpicatalog

The key figures mentioned in this blog show up with the ‘New’ or ‘Updated’ attribute.

Further reading

You can find all necessary information about Business Process Analytics in this Wiki. More information on Business Process Improvement for SAP solutions can be found here.

Frequently Asked Questions about Business Process Monitoring and Business Process Analytics are answered at http://wiki.sdn.sap.com/wiki/display/SM/FAQ+Business+Process+Monitoring andhttp://wiki.sdn.sap.com/wiki/display/SM/FAQ+Business+Process+Analytics respectively.

The following blogs (in chronological order) provide further details about Business Process Analytics functionalities within the SAP Solution Manager.

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