Inventory Management (0IC_C03) Part - 2
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To monitor the Inventory Management and to take any decisions on Inventory Controlling,Management/Users need reports on Inventory Management; basically they need complete status/details ofthe all Materials i.e. from Raw Materials to Finished Goods. I.e. In-Flow and Out-Flow of the Materials in theOrganization.In the coming Articles we will discuss about Process Keys and Movement Types and other details.
A DataSource is a set of fields that provide the data for a business unit for data transfer into BI System. Froma technical viewpoint, the DataSource is a set of logically-related fields that are provided to transfer data intoBI in a flat structure (the extraction structure), or in multiple flat structures (for hierarchies).There are two types of DataSource (Master Data DataSources are split into three types.):1. DataSource for Transaction data.2. DataSource for Master data.a) DataSource for Attributes.b) DataSource for Texts.c) DataSource for Hierarchies.To full fill the Industry requirements, SAP given the following Transactional DataSources for InventoryManagement/ Materials Management.
2LIS_03_BX : Stock Initialization for Inventory Management.
2LIS_03_BF : Goods Movements From Inventory Management.
2LIS_03_UM : Revaluations.All the above DataSources are used to extract the Inventory Management/ Materials Management data fromECC to BI/BW.
About 2LIS_03_BX DataSource:
This DataSource is used to extract the stock data from MM Inventory Management for initializationto a BW system, to enable the functions for calculating the valuated sales order stock and of thevaluated project stock in BW.See the SAP help on 2LIS_03_BX DataSource.
About 2LIS_03_BF DataSource:
This DataSource is used to extract the material movement data from MM Inventory Management(MM-IM) consistently to a BW system. A data record belonging to extractor 2LIS_03_BF is definedin a unique way using the key fields Material Document Number (MBLNR), Material DocumentYear (MJAHR), Item in Material Document (ZEILE), and Unique Identification of Document Line(BWCOUNTER).See the SAP help on 2LIS_03_BFDataSource.
About 2LIS_03_UM DataSource:
This DataSource is used to extract the revaluation data from MM Inventory Management (MM-IM)consistently to a BW system.See the SAP help on 2LIS_03_UM.DataSource.
To use the all above DataSources, first you need to install in ECC. See the steps given below.