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A common list view for task lists and operations

One of the highest voted requirements for the SAP EAM Plant Maintenance (2016) Customer Influence Opportunity has been to provide a list transaction that provides a single common view of task lists and their operations, so the maintenance planners can get a one-stop overview of the task lists maintained for preventative maintenance. We have now realized this with the new IA38 and IA39 transactions:

With these new transactions, you have access to a comprehensive overview of task lists, you can display the task list header and operation level data in a single list view including some key indicators such as long text and component indicators, as well as a field for displaying maintenance package assignments.

To make it truly a one-stop overview for preventative maintenance, we’re offering a navigation to connected master data and documents, such as functional locations and equipment, as well as maintenance items and orders.

The new functionality is available with SAP Note 2870957 or with the latest support packages of enhancement package 7&8 for SAP ERP and SAP S/4HANA. You can enable the new functionality by implementing either the SAP Note or installing the corresponding support packages, and switching on the Enterprise Asset Management Part 14 business function. To find out more, visit the linked release notes.

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the new functionality, so please comment if you have any questions!

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  • We have implemented this new transaction via the note. Please note that it pulls in a further 21 notes and changes 400+ elements but we had no issues what so ever. Our end users love this transaction especially the packages fields so they can see it all on the list screen instead of looking at each individual Operation.

    The component check boxes are also great as well as searching for Task Lists assigned to Outline Agreements. We are using Open Text work-spaces so the documents checkbox doesn’t work but we will sort that one out somehow so they can see that documents are assigned to operations.

    This is a great improvement for a Planner or Master data person for editing Task Lists but for a normal end user being able to search and display Task Lists and then see all the Work Orders assigned is a breeze.

    Great improvement 🙂

  • Dear Gabor! Could you, please, inform about hide or extra steps of configuration system.

    I asked for help my Basis’s colleagues – we’ve implemented Note 2870957, activated BF LOG_EAM_SIMPLICITY_14, made manual activities etc. Unfortunately, tcode IA38 (IA39) isn’t available.

    In any case, thank you very much for sharing product information!