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Why SAP Product Lifecycle Management in SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Public Edition Matters

Why does SAP Product Lifecycle Management (SAP PLM) in SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition matter?

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Enable faster and better decisions on product design to meet highly variable and individualized customer requirements with SAP Product Lifecycle Management (SAP PLM) solutions.

That’s the promise, but what about SAP PLM in SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition?

Sarah Mei Niesel (Project Manager – SAP PLM Cloud Acceleration), Carsten Dietze-Selent (Head of Engineering – SAP PLM), Ismail Serin (Head of Product Management – SAP PLM), and Gerhard Welker (Product Expert SAP S/4HANA – Product Success and Cloud Co-Innovation) are discussing about

  • “Digital thread” across the Digital Supply chain,
  • Handover of bills of materials (BOMs) from engineering to manufacturing,
  • Management of engineering change processes to ensure production with approved master data
  • Impact analysis for change records to identify the objects affected by an engineering change
  • Comparing BOMs and their mass change, and finally
  • Integration of CAD- and third-party PLM systems with SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition.

Sarah does a fact check of the interview statements using demo videos. You can find the links to the demo videos in the description of the YouTube video or directly here:

  1. Handover:
  2. Change Record:
  3. BOM Compare:
  4. SAP Road Map Explorer: Integrate CAD design into SAP Enterprise Product Development

If you like to look behind the scenes, watch Sarah’s vlog on LinkedIn.

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