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SAP Best Practices for SAP Integrated Business Planning – 2002

As you might know, we provide each quarter a new version of the SAP Best Practices for SAP Integrated Business Planning.
Besides the upgrade and test of the content and the technical assets based on the newest release, we enhance our scope with new topics and features.

Here the highlights for the 2002 version:

Enhancements and changes for Sample Model SAPIBP1

The SAPIBP1 sample planning area now comes with the optional feature to copy sample analytics and alerts. This is a big step ahead and considerably reduces your manual configuration efforts for the Best Practices processes. Means that you get with one click the following content types copied into your new planning area:

  • Sample alert definitions
  • Sample alert subscriptions
  • Sample alert overviews
  • Sample dashboards
  • Sample analytics charts
  • Sample supply chain network charts

Sample Model Entities App

 

Another change is related to the disaggregate operators which were migrated to the new PPF framework and removed from the SAPIBP1 model.

Enhanced scope item for time-series-based inbound integration with SAP S/4HANA

In recent releases, the scope item for time-series-based inbound integration was enhanced with additional extractors in the SAP S/4HANA add-on for IBP, and with additional templates in SAP Cloud Platform Integration for data services. What’s new in 2002 is that you can integrate the exchange rate as a key figure. Here you see the list of currently available master data types and key figures.

Master Data

  • Location: Plant, DC
  • Product
  • Location Product
  • Resource
  • Location Resource
  • Subnetwork
  • Customer
  • Production Source Header
  • Production Source Item
  • Location Source
  • Customer Source
  • Target UoM
  • UoM Conversion factor
  • Currency
  • Exchange Rate
  • Production Resource

Key Figure

  • Capacity Supply
  • Stock on Hand
  • Minimum External Receipts
  • Minimum Production Receipts
  • Exchange Rates

Enhanced scope item IBP for sales and operations – demand review

This scope item now includes a new planning view for our app Web-Based Planning – Customer. This allows customers to maintain their forecast key figure directly in SAP IBP.

IBP for sales and operations– demand review: Planning view for Customers

 

Enhanced scope item IBP for demand – time-series analysis

In addition to patterns such as Trend, Seasonality, continuous and Irregular this scope item now covers the identification of change points. Change points are data points at which long-term significant changes can be observed in the characteristics of the time series, such as a level shift or trend change.

IBP for demand – time-series analysis: Change Point Detection

 

Enhanced scope item IBP for response and supply – supply and allocations planning – heuristic

This scope item has been enhanced to allow you to navigate directly to the View Gating Factors app from the selected custom alerts.

IBP for response and supply – supply and allocations planning – heuristic: View Gating Factors

 

The news for SAP Best Practices for SAP Integrated Business Planning 2002 are also captured in this video.

Check out this video to learn what SAP Best Practices for SAP Integrated Business Planning can do for you.

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