Sachin Sethi

Enhancing Supplier Relationship
Management Using SAP SRM
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Contents at a Glance
PART I   How SRM Fits Within an Organization
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Introduction to Supplier Relationship Management  . ..................................

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PART II  What Is SAP SRM?
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SAP SRM — An Introduction  . ....................................................................
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Operational Procurement  ...........................................................................
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Strategic Sourcing and Contract Management  ............................................ 139
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Supplier Enablement  .................................................................................. 197
PART III  SAP SRM Implementation, Integration, and Upgrades
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Catalog and Content Management — Crafting Your Catalog Strategy  . ........
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Choosing Implementation Scenarios  ...........................................................
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Organizational Structure  . ...........................................................................
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Integration with SAP ERP Financials and SAP Project System  ......................
10 The Role of Workflow in SAP SRM  .............................................................
11 Managing Security in SAP SRM  ..................................................................
12 Dependency of Master Data in SAP SRM and SAP ERP  . .............................
13 Architecture and Technology of SAP SRM  . .................................................
14 Upgrade — A How-To Approach  . ...............................................................
15 Performance Reporting via SAP NetWeaver BW  .........................................
16 SAP NetWeaver Portal and SAP SRM  . ........................................................
17 Customer Case Studies  ...............................................................................
18 SAP E-Sourcing  . .........................................................................................
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PART IV  Industry Solutions
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PART V  Selected Configuration in SAP SRM
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SRM Functionality Matrix  ...........................................................................
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Jobs that Require Scheduling  . ....................................................................
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Using Different Browsers with SAP SRM  .....................................................
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Customer Fields in SAP SRM  ......................................................................
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Business Objects in SAP SRM  .....................................................................
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Authorization Objects  ................................................................................
H Quiz for Testing your SAP SRM Knowledge  ................................................
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Contents
Preface  .......................................................................................................

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PART I  How SRM Fits Within an Organization
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e-Procurement and SRM  . ..................................................................
The SRM Vendor Landscape  . .............................................................
Why SAP SRM?  . ................................................................................
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SAP SRM and SAP Enterprise Applications  .........................................
Benefits of SAP SRM  ..........................................................................
2.3.1 Opportunities and Business Benefits Within SAP SRM  ..........
2.3.2 Process Benefits  . ..................................................................
2.3.3 Technology Benefits  . ............................................................
2.3.4 People Benefits  . ...................................................................
Dissecting SAP SRM  . .........................................................................
2.4.1 Core Supply Processes  ..........................................................
2.4.2 Operational Procurement  .....................................................
2.4.3 Strategic Sourcing  .................................................................
2.4.4 Supplier Enablement  ............................................................
SAP Components  ...............................................................................
2.5.1 SAP Enterprise Buyer (SAP EB)  . ............................................
2.5.2 SAP Bidding Engine  ..............................................................
2.5.3 Supplier Self-Services  . ..........................................................
2.5.4 SAP Catalog Content Management (SRM-MDM Catalog)  .....
2.5.5 SAP NetWeaver BW  .............................................................
2.5.6 SAP NetWeaver Process Integration  . ....................................
2.5.7 SAP NetWeaver Portal  ..........................................................
Summary  ...........................................................................................

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......1.......2..........3 Services with MM-SRM Integration  ...............1 Create with Limit  ........1 Step 1: Create Shopping Cart  .......7 Contract Distribution  .........2 Contract Creation and Negotiation  .... .............................................................. ..........................................................................2....... 4.....2.............................................................................3 4............... 199 www................ 4.......... .................................. 4.....2...com 11/3/09 2:39:09 PM . 4.......................indb 10 Supplier Enablement Using SAP SRM  .....................................................5 Contract Monitoring  ......1....... ................... ............................ 4..............3 RFQ and Bidding  . 55 3.......4 Confirmation and Invoice Entry  ....................................2 Step 2: Approve Reject?  ................2 4....................................4 Contract Utilization  ..............2.............................1. Summary  .....................................................................2. 4.........2.............................. 3...... 3...... 4... 4................. 3...........2.....................2.....1 Supplier Screening and Selection  ...........6 Contract Renegotiation  ................................................................................1 3.............................2............ 4.2 Initial Upload of Contract from SAP ERP to SAP SRM  ..................................................................... .......... 139 4.... 3. Services Procurement  ... 4...................................... ......1 10 312_Book_Tight............... 4.................................1...3............................................2..................4 Strategic Sourcing  ......................................4 The Bidding Engine — Bid Invitation in Detail  .........................4 Step 4: GR Processing  .... 4.............1.......... 4............................... 3. .......5 Bid Evaluation in Detail  ..........3 3........ 3..1 4................6 Live Auction  ............................1.......5 Step 5: Invoice Processing  ..... 4....1.... 197 5.........................................3 New Strategic Sourcing Offering — On-Demand Sourcing  ....................2 3............... ............... 3..........1..2 Request for External Staff  ............4 Self-Service Procurement  ............3.... ............................................................. Plan-Driven Procurement  ...................... 59 60 95 96 111 121 128 129 130 132 134 135 138 4 Strategic Sourcing and Contract Management  .........3 Step 3: PO Processing  .. 140 140 141 152 157 160 163 171 174 175 185 185 186 187 189 190 190 194 195 196 5 Supplier Enablement  ..................................... 4.................1............... 3..............sap-press...........1 Contract Initiation  ............................................................2 Source of Supply Determination (Sourcing)  . What’s New in Sourcing and Contract Management?  ...........1..............................................1.........Contents 3 Operational Procurement  .................................................3 Contract Review  .....................1 Central Contract Management concept  ................................. 3.. Contract Management  ...................3.......... Summary  ..... 4.............

.4 Connect with Your Suppliers for Onboarding  ..... 6...................................Contents 5................................ 239 6........ 5........ .. ......sap-press......................................2 Design Collaboration via a cFolders Project by an Engineering Professional  ........1...........2 What are RoundTrip and Punch-Out?  ............6............................. Supplier Collaboration: Order Collaboration  .........1 SAP NetWeaver Portal Business Package for Supplier Collaboration  ......... 6..........................................................3....................1................ ................ Supplier Registration  ..........5 SAP CCM — Search  .. Catalog and Content Management Using SAP SRM  . 5.................... 200 201 202 203 204 208 211 222 226 229 229 230 231 233 233 234 236 PART III  SAP SRM Implementation......... . 6.........1 Direct Access of SUS Application via BSP URL  .......2................................1 Service Procurement with Supplier Integration (EB-SUS)  .....................1 The SRM-MDM Catalog 3........................................................3 5..... .......3...1..................indb 11 241 241 243 245 248 249 252 252 256 258 259 260 261 264 11 11/3/09 2:39:09 PM ..2................ 6.................1.. 5.4 SAP NetWeaver MDM — Manage Content  ........... 5.................2...1 Types of Catalogs  .............................................................3 A Single Catalog Solution Might Not be Enough  ..........3 SAP NetWeaver MDM — Organize Content Import  ........2.....2....... Design Collaboration Using SAP SRM  ............7 5... Integration............... Supplier Collaboration: Inventory and Replenishment  ............................2 Supply Network Planning  ........................5 Standardize Commodities  ...2 Building a Robust Catalog Strategy   ..........1........... 6.. 6.. 6...........7 Configuration of the SRM-MDM Catalog Scenarios  ... 5..........................................1 6....0  ......... ................ 6......... .......................................6...5 5..........................2 5.........2 The MDM Console....... 6.2 Business Package or iView in the SAP NetWeaver Portal  ...................1. 5..... Design Collaboration Using SAP PLM  ........3.......................... 6..1 Design Collaboration via Bidding Engine by Purchasing Professional  ..2............. and Upgrades 6 Catalog and Content Management — Crafting Your Catalog Strategy  ...............4 5....................... 6...................1 Buyer Organization Registers the Supplier  .....2 Plan-Driven Procurement Scenario with Supplier Integration (MM-SUS)  . www. 5.............. and Import Manager  ..........2.......................... .....com 312_Book_Tight.......................2 Supplier Self-Registration  ......6 5............. 5................... 5....2.......... Data Manager..2.............. Summary  ...............................................1................4.....6 Integration Scenarios for SRM and ERP  ............. 6... ..3 Payment Status  .............. .......4.... 5..............

... The Extended Classic Scenario  .......... 7.............. 7.......5 6....indb 12 Overview — SAP SRM Implementation Scenarios  ................ 7.................2 Restrictions of the Classic Scenario  .........................................................................................................sap-press...................................... ......... 7................................3 6.........4......4 6....................3.....3.......... 7.......................................................................4........5 7..................3....2.........................7 7................. Summary  ......2. 7.......................3..............6 7.........10 Customizing the Web Service Call Structure in SAP SRM to Access Supplier Catalogs and SRM-MDM Catalog  ................. 271 7.............2........................1 Which Organizations Should Consider this Scenario?  .........3 Impact on the SRM Organizational Structure  .................. Things to Remember and to Watch Out For  ......2 Restrictions of the Standalone Scenario  ..................................... 271 273 275 276 276 276 277 278 280 281 282 282 282 283 284 286 286 286 287 287 288 289 290 290 291 291 www....................5 Technical Extras  .........2..............................2 7................8 Use of SAP NetWeaver PI  ......................... 7.........3 Impact on the SRM Organizational Structure  ..... Decoupled Scenario  ...4.......................... 6........................ Summary  .8 12 312_Book_Tight.1 7....... Relevant URL Links  ....... 7................................... The Standalone Scenario  ...4 7....3 7...........5............ 7........................................... 7......................2....... The Classic Scenario  ............... Relevant OSS Notes  ..........................1 Running Scenarios in Parallel  ......................................................... 7............................9 Set up the Open Catalog Interface (OCI) for SRM  ............4...3 Impact on the SAP SRM Organizational Structure  ..............5 Purchase Order Consistency Check  ..... 7.....2....................................................................6 Technical Extras  ............................................................3.....5....................com 11/3/09 2:39:09 PM ....................................................... 6....... 7...............4........ 7................1 Which Organizations Should Look at This Scenario?  .......1 Which Organizations Should Consider This Scenario?  ......2 Technical Extras  ..................... 7..........Contents 6..................................................2................ Relevant OSS Notes  ........................2 Restrictions of the Extended Classic Scenario  . 264 265 267 269 269 270 7 Choosing Implementation Scenarios  .......4 Impact of Extended Classic Scenario When Integrating Enterprise Buyer with SUS  ............ 7..3.................... 7................... 7...............4 Impact of Classic Scenario When Integrating Enterprise Buyer with Supplier Self-Services  .....................................................2.....4 Impact of Standalone Scenario When Integrating Enterprise Buyer with SUS  .5 Technical Extras  .

.................4...... System Refresh Procedure Steps  ............. 8..................... .4.......8 8.......................Contents 8 Organizational Structure  ... Uploading Attributes via a Function Module  ........6...........................7.......7 8............9 8.....................5 Attributes Tab  ............. ........1 Creating an Organizational Structure in SAP SRM  . Best Practices for Creating and Managing the Organizational Structure  ........4 8.......2 Address Tab  ......................................................... Impact of the Extended Classic Scenario on SAP SRM Organizational Structure  ....................7 Check Tab  ................................................ 8....10 8... 8...........................................4.................. Things to Remember  . .................................................... Customizing Attribute Maintenance  ....... 8.......... 293 8............................................3 Distributing the SAP ERP HCM Organizational Plan  ......1 Key Organizational Structure Challenges  ..........1 Customizing Delivered Standard Attributes  .........................1 8.2...........6 Extended Attributes Tab  ...6 8............... www...........................2................... Summary  ...............6............................2......... 8................ Integration with SAP ERP HCM — A Key Decision  ...................... 8..... Pros and Cons of Creating an Organizational Structure in SAP EB or Distributing from SAP ERP HCM  .....7........2 SAP ERP HCM Integration Scenarios — When to Integrate  ......8. 8..................... 8......................................................... Deleting Organizational Objects in SRM  ... .4 Responsibility Tab  .......................................5 8...............2 Integrating and Using the SAP ERP HCM Organizational Structure  ........... 8. 8..................2..............7.............7... The Details Area of the Organizational Structure  ....... 8................. ..................................... ....2 8.........com 312_Book_Tight...............................................2....... What’s New in the Organizational Structure?  .. 8..................2 Transport the Organizational Structure  ....1 Basic Data Tab  ...............................2 Create a New Attribute in the Organizational Structure  .........................8...........2................................................... ......13 Overview of the Organizational Structure in SAP SRM  ................................4 Maintenance of Organizational Structure After HR Integration  .....................................3 8..2...... 8.. 8.......................................................................... 8.................................................................... 8........ 8.......3 Maintaining Attribute Rights by Role  ......... ...........indb 13 295 301 301 301 303 306 308 310 311 314 316 317 317 318 319 320 320 321 322 323 323 326 326 327 328 328 329 330 331 333 333 334 13 11/3/09 2:39:10 PM ...........................7.12 8...........3 Function Tab  ...... . 8..................................................11 8................. ........5 Responsibility Matrix for Setting Up the Organizational Structure During an Implementation  ..... 8.........................1 Need for SAP SRM Integration with the SAP ERP HCM Organizational Structure  ....................sap-press...

............sap-press...... 10..................................... 336 339 339 344 347 348 350 351 352 353 357 362 362 362 364 365 366 10 The Role of Workflow in SAP SRM  ............................................................3 Approval Directly in Email Client (Offline Approval)  .....2............................2................... ......2....Contents 9 Integration with SAP ERP Financials and SAP Project System  ........... 9..........1 Identified Gap  .... Overview of the Purchase-to-Pay Cycle  .............................8 Procurement Card Workflows  .............2 Solution Approach  ........................ Summary  ...................3.... 14 312_Book_Tight........ .................................... 10..........4 9............. 10......2.. Budget Check in SAP SRM  .............3.2...3 Standalone Scenario: SAP SRM with Non-SAP Backend System  ......... 10........................................3 Online and Offline Approvals  ....... ..4 Invoice Entry Approval Workflows  ...................................2.. Stocked Items  .............2 9..7 Bid Invitations and Bid Workflows  .............2......6.....2......................9 Financial Accounting in SAP  ................2............. Integration with cProjects   .....................1 Shopping Cart Workflows  ...3 Confirmation Approval Workflows  ................. 367 10................. 10....................................................3....3................................................................ 10.................................... .......................3........................ 10........... 9.......................6..indb 14 370 375 378 387 388 389 390 391 392 392 393 394 395 397 398 www............................................... 9........................ 9.............. ....... 9.....................................2.................................... 335 9................1 Classic Scenario: SAP SRM and Backend System is SAP ERP  ....................................... 9...................... 9..............................3 9..............1 Approval in SAP SRM Inbox  .7 9............................. 10.......... 10....... Integration with Project System   .............2 Purchase Order Approval Workflows  .....2.... Relevant OSS Notes  ................................................1 Integration at the Master Data Level  ......... .................................. 10...........................6 Contracts and Contract Changes (Version) Workflows  .....................com 11/3/09 2:39:10 PM ......2......5 9..... ........................ 10...... 10.3...........2 Transaction Level Integration  ............... 10..2 Extended Classic Scenario: SAP SRM and Backend System in SAP ERP  ................3 Account Determination Based on Expense vs.. Integration of SAP ERP Financials with SAP SRM  ..... 10......... ...................1 9...............8 9.......................................................................9 User Master and Vendor Master Workflows  ..................................................................... Limitation of Extended Classic Scenario for SAP Public Sector Solution  ..............2 Approval via URL Link from Email  ......................................2 Standard Delivered Workflows in SAP SRM  ...........................................5 Purchase Order Response (POR) Approval Workflows  ...........1 Workflow in SAP SRM  ... 9...6 9...............

................................................. 11......................... 11......................................... 11...............................6 10.........................................sap-press........................................................................................ Responsibility Rules vs..1 Vendor Lists  ..3 Interlinkages  .. 413 11........................... 11.........................2 Payment Terms  ...... 11............... Security and Authorizations in Workflow  ......8 Impact of Organizational Structure in SAP SRM on Security  ............. ........... 11...............indb 15 457 460 460 461 462 463 463 463 464 15 11/3/09 2:39:10 PM . 11..........................................................2 Using SAP ERP HCM Integration Scenario  ................. 12. 12.............3 Using CUA Within SAP SRM  ..............3.... ................................10 Relevant OSS Notes  ...2....... 11.... 11............ and Pricing Conditions  . ..............................8 10........ 12............................................. 11... ... ............ Custom Z tables  .. 455 12..........8.......................... 11.......... 11............................. 12...2 Securing the Organizational Structure in a Decentralized Environment  .............................. Relevant OSS Notes  ........ 11..................9 Implementation Best Practices  ........... 11....... SAP SRM  .......................5 10.......4 Vendor Lists........... Payment Terms.........4 10.................................................................8.......................................4 User Creation in SRM for SAP EB (External)  ................... 401 404 408 409 412 412 11 Managing Security in SAP SRM  .................................... Summary  ........2............3 User Creation in SAP SRM for SAP EB (Internal)  ................ 12............ ....................................2 Similarities Between SAP ERP Enterprise and SAP SRM  ........ 11........2........ .............7 10...........1 Common Questions About SRM Implementations  ....................................6 Checking Users in SAP SRM  .............3..................................4................................... What’s New in SAP SRM 7................................................... www.3...2 Locations.................... 11................................. 11..3......3 Security Related Differences in SAP ERP vs........................7 Roles and Authorizations in SAP SRM  ......................................1 Authorization Objects in SAP SRM  ..........................................0 Workflow  ..................2..........................2 Security in SAP SRM  ...................................1 Using SAP SRM as a Standalone System  ....................... Contracts...9 Position-Based Security in SAP SRM  ............1 Middleware  ..............com 312_Book_Tight................ 12............ 11....................................... 414 416 416 417 420 423 424 431 433 435 437 438 440 445 446 446 450 451 454 454 12 Dependency of Master Data in SAP SRM and SAP ERP  .......................7..... ......1 Interlinkages and Info Records  ...............................1 Locations  .....................11 Summary  ...............1 Organizational Structure as a Security Mechanism  ..................... and Catalogs  . 12...3 Pricing Conditions  ....... 11.......5 Deleting Users in SAP SRM  .............. ..... 12.........1 Overview of Security in SAP  ...................Contents 10...2........................2....

......... 499 14........................ 467 467 467 468 470 470 478 480 480 480 13 Architecture and Technology of SAP SRM  ....3 Understand Your Current Environment  ...................... 14...8 12.......................2 Answer the Question: Technical or Functional?  ...............................................1 SAP SRM Functionalities and Matrix  ........................... .1 Self-Service Procurement Business Scenario  ........................................................2 Bidders  ................................................................ . 13.................. 14.............5 SRM Sizing  ...... 14............................. 14.........................6.. .......... 13................................................................1....................................................sap-press..... 13.......................6.....................................5......6.................. ....................5 Strategic Sourcing Business Scenario  ..................................2.....................com 11/3/09 2:39:10 PM ......................5.................................. 483 483 485 487 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 14 Upgrade — A How-To Approach  ....................................................4 Expected Changes in New SRM Release  .............. 13...1 SAP Documentation  ... 481 13...............5.....................................................................1.............................................................................................................................6 Spend Analysis Business Scenario  .... 13......................................5 12......... 13.... External Business Partners in SAP SRM  .................3 Business Scenario-Based Component Matrix  . 12...................... 13..6 12.....................................................2 SAP SRM Architecture Based on Business Scenario  ..............6 Best Practices — Upgrade Impact  ......................................1 Definition of Functionalities  ...................... 12.. 16 312_Book_Tight. Summary  .........1 Vendors  .................................. 13.. 14......3 Portal Vendor  .......................................................indb 16 499 502 502 503 505 509 511 511 512 514 www...........2 Contracts  .1.................................4 User Interface ITS to WebDynpro in SAP SRM  ....................... ........1..... 13.................. 14..1 Why Upgrade?  ...................... 13..........2..........4...........2...........1 Addresses for Business Partners  .............................1.........2....................5 Upgrade — Tools and Resources  ..........................3 Catalogs  ..4 SRM-MDM Business Scenario  ............ 12..................3 Service Procurement Business Scenario  ................. 12.............3 SAP SRM Business Scenarios Using SAP NetWeaver PI  ...................................................2 Working with a Decision Methodology  ..... Relevant OSS Notes  .....7 12....................Contents 12......... 13..2. 13.......... 14.. Delivery Addresses  ................................... 12..... 13....................................................2 Modified Objects  ........ 14......2 Plan-Driven Procurement Business Scenario  .............................................. 13.....................................4...2 SAP SRM Server Components — Overview  ...........................6 Summary  ..2......................... 14..........1 Decision Methodology  .........

...indb 17 17 11/3/09 2:39:10 PM ......... .............. 15....1........................................................2 Portal Security  ....................... 15....................6...............2 The Extended Classic Scenario  .............0 – Major Changes  .. 15...........9 Upgrade Assessment — via a Questionnaire  ............................5 Some Standard SAP NetWeaver BW Reports for SAP SRM  ...3 SAP SRM Integration with SAP NetWeaver BW  ................ 529 15......................................................7 Summary  ............. 15........3 SAP SRM Implementation Scenario Impact on SAP NetWeaver BW Reporting  .....................3.. 15...............2...2 Upgrade Assessment — Technical and Development Impact  ..sap-press................................ 14............ 15...1.2....... .. 530 531 532 533 533 535 540 540 541 542 543 545 549 551 553 554 556 556 558 559 559 16 SAP NetWeaver Portal and SAP SRM  ................................... 15..3 The Standalone (Lean) Scenario  ................2 Release Compatibility for SAP SRM and SAP NetWeaver BW  .....................................................com 312_Book_Tight................ 15...4 Operational Procurement Scenario  ......... 567 www............................................................................1..................................... 15.............2 Standard SAP NetWeaver BW Business Content for SAP SRM  ................................. 15..........................4 Delivered Reports in SRM 7....................... ..10 Relevant OSS Notes  .....................5 Accessing Reports from SAP NetWeaver BW in SAP SRM  ......6......................1 The Classic Scenario  .... 15.........2.........4 Source System  ...................................... 14............3..... ...........................3.....................3 Business Intelligence Content Delivered for SAP SRM  ......................................1 Business Intelligence Within SAP NetWeaver BW  .... 15................. 14..................... 15...........5 Things to Remember  ......................................................6 Relevant OSS Notes  .................... ........1. 515 516 519 520 524 525 528 528 15 Performance Reporting via SAP NetWeaver BW  ....................1 Download the Business Package  .... 563 16...................... ..Contents 14........... 15........................................... 15........1 Upgrade Assessment — Process-Based Impact to User Community  ..............2. 15...2 Basic Reporting Concepts  ...................................................................... 561 16...1 Key Benefits for Standard SAP NetWeaver BW Content  ....1............2..1.................. ............ 15....................1 SRM Business Packages for SAP NetWeaver Portal  .....4 The Decoupled Scenario  ...... .......3...... 14..1 SAP NetWeaver BW with SAP SRM  ....3 Upgrade Assessment — Impact on End User Training  .... .......7 SAP SRM 7.................................11 Summary  .......... 15....... 15........... 564 16....................................................... 14.... 14..... 14.................. 15..............................................0  ......6.........8 SAP SRM Upgrade — Lessons Learned  ..

...............1.....4 Relevant OSS Notes and Links  ...................................4 SAP Landscape and Environment  ........................3.......................... 16... 17.................1. 17...3...........2 SAP E-Sourcing 5...... 17...... 18............ 17.........................1........1 Project Scope: SAP ERP and SAP SRM  ...............0  ...............................1...............3 SAP SRM Application Design and Implementation Scenario  ........................3.... 18.1 Case Study #1: New SAP ERP and SAP SRM Implementation  ....... ... ............................................................................................ 16...2..................3 SAP E-Sourcing Integration with SAP ERP and SAP SRM  ......................1 Project Scope: SAP ERP and SAP SRM  ...... 588 591 591 592 592 593 593 595 596 19 SAP Solution Manager and SAP SRM  ......................1 SAP E-Sourcing Integration Package  ....2..............................................................com 11/3/09 2:39:10 PM ...........2 Key Challenges Prior to Implementing SAP SRM  ............. .......................................1......................... 18................................................Contents 16.....1 On-Demand  .............. 18.... 17.1.. 567 568 570 570 571 572 574 574 17 Customer Case Studies  .........................1........ ................2 Key Challenges Prior to Implementing SAP SRM  .......2 Provide Roles and Authorizations for Accessing Content in Portal Environment  ......... 18.5 Summary  .........3 SAP SRM Application Design and Implementation Scenario  .......... 597 19............................4 SAP Landscape and Environment  .5 Summary  .........3 Summary  .....................1 Installation and Maintenance of the SAP SRM Application  ..3........2 Case Study #2: Existing SAP Customer with New SAP SRM and E-Sourcing Implementation  ... 17...............................2.. 585 18.... 16................................... 600 19..2......................2..3 On-Premise  ................................. 18.......................4 Relevant OSS Notes and Links  ...............indb 18 www...........1...................................... 575 576 577 577 579 580 580 581 581 584 584 18 SAP E-Sourcing  ...................................................... 601 18 312_Book_Tight................1 WebDynpro  ...1 Architecture  .......................................2 Standard Implementation Content for SAP SRM   ........................................................1 User Authentication and SSO  ................1... 18.................... 16..................................1 SAP E-Sourcing  . 17...............1 Solution Manager Relevance to SAP SRM  ............................................................... 17.................. ............... 16............................. 17.................3 What’s New in SAP SRM 7.................. 16.....3 Universal Worklist  .. 17.................. .2....... 18........ 599 19..............................................................sap-press............................2 Personal Object Worklist  ....................2 Hosted  ....................................................................... 16.................................. 575 17..

............................................................ 21.................................................. www...2 Step 2: Set Up All Systems in Landscape Using SMSY  .................................1........................1........3 Summary  ......................... 623 21..............2 Configuring the Solution Manager for SAP SRM  ............................ 21.............1 SAP SRM and SAP Procurement for Public Sector  ...............1 Integrate Organizational Structure with SAP ERP HCM  ...............sap-press...............5 Summary  ............................1..com 312_Book_Tight.................2...............1...6 Book Conclusion  ......2................................................5 Step 5: Configure Your Project (SOLAR 02)  ...................2 Adding an Ad-Hoc Approver  ... .......................3 Activating Change Pointers  ............................................................... ...............4 Summary  ...3 Relevant OSS Notes and Links  ............................................. 21..................... .... 21...... 21.. 19........ 604 604 604 605 606 607 609 610 610 PART IV  Industry Solutions 20 Procurement for Public Sector   .......... 21....................... 21................ 21.............. .....5 Synchronizing Data Distributed from SAP ERP HCM to SAP SRM  .............................1 Changing the Approver Determined by the System  ....................................... 19............... 21............2............ 620 PART V  Selected Configuration in SAP SRM 21 Selected Configuration in SAP SRM  ...2.................................... 613 20. 616 20.............. 19.................... 19.......................................3 MRP Integration with SAP SRM  .............................2 Workflow: Restriction for Changing and Adding Approvers in the Shopping Cart  .........................1........... 21............4 Distribute the SAP ERP HCM Organizational Model (Initial Distribution)  ..................4 Other Configuration with SAP SRM  ......2.........................2............ 21.... 19........2...Contents 19....... 21....indb 19 623 623 624 627 630 630 632 632 633 634 639 639 639 19 11/3/09 2:39:11 PM .............2 What Is Different in SAP PPS?  ...3 Step 3: Create a Project (SOLAR_PROJECT_ADMIN)  ....2..............................................................2 Filtering of Objects to be Distributed from SAP ERP into SAP SRM  ......................................0  .............................................1 Prerequisites for Integration  ..............1 Step 1: Upload Content for SAP SRM 7...........................6 Step 6: Evaluate and Report on the Project (SOLAR_EVAL)  ......... .............. 613 20............................ 19......4 Step 4: Document Your Core Business Processes (SOLAR01)  .................... 19.............................. 19.............

..1 Customer-Specific Fields in SAP SRM Document Types  ...................1............ ..................................................1.......... D........................................................ D................. ........................ H................................................2............................................................................................................ ............................. E..........com 11/3/09 2:39:11 PM ..................................1 BAdI: Change Display in Shopping Cart (BBP_SC_MODIFY_UI)  .................3 List of BAdIs in SAP SRM  ............2 Answers  .......................................... C Using Different Browsers with SAP SRM  .........2 Jobs Required in SAP ERP  ...........................................................................................................................2.................................sap-press.....................................4 BAdI: Check Purchasing Document (BBP_DOC_CHECK_BAdI)  ......................................................1 Jobs Required in SAP SRM  ...Contents Appendices A SRM Functionality Matrix  ........................................ J Organization Structure Attributes  ............................ B Jobs that Require Scheduling  ........... D Using Business Add-Ins with SAP SRM  .......... K Useful Transactions and Function Modules  .............2..................................... 711 20 312_Book_Tight.....................1 Questions  .......... E.............2 Examples of BAdIs in SAP SRM  ............... F Business Objects in SAP SRM  ................................................................. D.....................indb 20 www.....................................................3 Explanations for the Answers  ...................... 643 645 645 649 651 653 653 654 654 655 655 656 657 658 659 661 669 669 670 672 673 675 679 679 683 683 691 693 703 709 Index  .... D....................................................................... . E...............................2..................... L The Author  ........................................... D.......1 Implementing a BAdI  ...........1 Obsolete BAdIs for Organizations Implementing SAP SRM 7................................................................................3 BAdI: Change Purchasing Document Data (BBP_DOC_CHANGE_BAdI)  .......... D....................................................................................................... I System Refresh Procedures  .......................1..................................... D.....................0  ............ ................................................................ . B........ H...........1 Multiple Use  ..1 Procedure for Creating a User-Defined Field  ...................................................................2 Filter Dependent  . D............. D............................ H..................2 BAdI: Define Target Objects (BBP_TARGET_OBJECTS)  ............2 Related OSS NOTES  .......................................... G Authorization Objects  ................... .............................................................3.... E Customer Fields in SAP SRM  ......................................................... H Quiz for Testing your SAP SRM Knowledge  ............................................. D......... B.......................

5 * EBP SRM SERVER 5. General Manager.0 SRM 3. the application offer‑ ing and its acceptance have seen tremendous growth. 3.0 SRM 2.sap-press. Over the years.0 * EBP BBPCRM2. Customers that were early adopters of this solution remember the solution branding as Business to Business Procurement (BBP) or Enterprise Buyer (EB).5 YR 2004 YR 2005 SRM 7.0 (Business Suite) SRM SERVER 7.0 / ENTERPRISE BUYER*4.0.0 YR 1999 YR 2000 ENTERPRISE BUYER*2.0 SRM 6. the solution has grown from a Web-based catalog requisitioning solution aimed at operational excellence to the solution today that offers complete supply management. Figure 2.1 provides a chart that shows the progression of this application from B2B to SAP SRM.indb 41 41 11/3/09 2:39:15 PM .0 YR 2001 YR 2002 YR 2003 Market “Leader” SRM* 5.“With the SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM) solution.0 Figure 2.1  SAP SRM Solution Growth — From B2B–EBP to SAP SRM www.0 YR 2006 YR 20072009 B2B 2. SAP AG.5 * EBP SRM SERVER 5.0 / ENTERPRISE BUYER* 6.0B/C BBPCRM 3.0 / ENTERPRISE BUYER*5. The solution has seen over eight releases over the last nine years.5 SRM* 4. we want to enable our customers to unleash the value potential of a holistic and strategic approach to purchasing and supply management by offering a purchasing platform for continuous savings and value generation.0 SRM 1.1 Evolution of SAP SRM SAP introduced its e-procurement solution in 1999.0 / ENTERPRISE BUYER* 1.com 312_Book_Tight. SAP Applications 2 SAP SRM — An Introduction 2.” — Peter Kirschbauer. Since then.0 * EBP * EBP BBPCRM 3.0 / ENTERPRISE BUYER*5.0 * EBP SRM SERVER 6.0 / ENTERPRISE BUYER*3.0 in Q2 2009.0 * EBP BBPCRM 4. with a latest Business Suite release of SAP SRM 7. SAP America“Best of Breed” Solution SAP MarketsCommerceOne Partnership B2B PROCUREMENT 1.

com 11/3/09 2:39:16 PM . independent of SAP ERP. The application release generally available to customers today is SAP SRM 7.3 provides an example of the user interface in SAP SRM. And configurators use the SAP GUI application to configure and setup the SAP SRM system. with an IMG for core-configuration. The SAP SRM 6. etc.2 SAP SRM — An Introduction In 1999. and Process-Controlled workflow was introduced in SAP SRM 6.indb 42 www. End users use the SAP portal-based user interface for creating shopping carts and performing approvals. It is common for people to forget that SAP SRM is installed and implemented within its own three-tiered architectural landscape.2 SAP SRM and SAP Enterprise Applications The SAP SRM application integrates seamlessly with SAP ERP. Figure 2. which was rebranded as SAP SRM 2007 was short lived because it was stopped by SAP for general release to customers.2  SAP SRM Integrates Cross-Enterprise Business Processes Note SAP SRM is a separate solution. independent from the SAP ERP landscape. Only a select group of customers received the SAP SRM 6. Most of the technology around use of the Portal. it is still an SAP system. 42 312_Book_Tight.0 release.sap-press.0. The SAP SRM 7. End users only require a web browser to access all the transactions. WebDynpro.0.0 foundation. 2. and SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) applications to ensure an effective implementation of cross-application business processes (see Figure 2.0 application and has since rebranded the offering from BBP to EBP to the application available today as SAP SRM.0 application is built on top of the SAP SRM 6. SAP Product Life‑ cycle Management (PLM). The difference lies in the actual end user interface for SAP SRM. the graphical user interface (GUI) for SAP SRM is the same as for native SAP ERP. We will discuss these technologies with the later chapters in this book. SAP introduced the B2B Procurement 1.2).0 application in a controlled-release fashion. PLM SRM ERP CRM SCM Figure 2. However.

3 SAP SRM User Interface — End User and Configurator Note Until SAP SRM 5. the user interface for SAP SRM was based on an ITS and BSP technology. it’s not easy to clearly understand the business benefits within a solution offering or a new business process unless at some level we’re able to understand the underly‑ ing business challenges within the organization.0 the ITS and BSP user interface has been replaced by a portal user interface for SAP SRM based on WebDynpro technology.Benefits of SAP SRM 2.3 Benefits of SAP SRM Often.com 312_Book_Tight. and now SAP SRM 7. 2. Beginning with SAP SRM 2007 (or SAP SRM 6. We frequently question why we need to change our current system or business processes.indb 43 43 11/3/09 2:39:17 PM .3 End-User Interface Configuration/ Setup Interface Figure 2.sap-press. we then can be open to hearing about the solutions.0).0. www. Once we as users realize and under‑ stand the challenges faced.

4 illustrates the business impact of strategic sourcing within organizations. Figure 2. your organization can enable suppliers to view the status of their invoices and view in real time what payments have been disbursed. Kearney.2 SAP SRM — An Introduction It is advisable for organizations to review the challenges faced by their internal business systems and processes and then review the business benefits offered by SAP SRM. 44 312_Book_Tight. This reduces drastically the time spent by the purchasing and accounts payable departments in handling end user and supplier calls. According to a study done by A.sap-press. 2. contract administrators. Requisitioners do not have to call the purchasing department to find out the status of their shopping cart request.com 11/3/09 2:39:18 PM .T.1 Opportunities and Business Benefits Within SAP SRM Solutions driven solely by technological enhancements only provide a siloed response to the competitive and strategic needs of organizations today. Strategic Sourcing Opportunity Example Organizations using SAP SRM empower end users to keep track of their orders using realtime status checking. or processing purchase orders (POs). they can use the Check Status application in SAP SRM to monitor the status of their orders.) can focus their efforts on building strategic supplier relationships and streamlining the procure-to-pay process. World-class business solutions need to use advancements in technology as a strategic advantage to provide solutions that cater to the unique business processes that exist in organizations.4  Operational Procurement Focus vs.3. Strategic Procurement activities (Sourcing) 10% 20% 50% 20% Operational (Ordering) Low (MRO) High Business Impact (Direct materials) Figure 2. procurement organizations spend as much as 85% of their time on activities such as answering basic supplier inquiries. their purchasing professionals (buyers.indb 44 www. etc. and change orders that do not create added value. Using the Biller Direct application. With SAP SRM.

order processing. and People 2.indb 45 45 11/3/09 2:39:18 PM . Delays caused by lengthy manual approvals are replaced by faster electronic workflows and online status displays.5: EE Process benefits EE Technology benefits EE People benefits PROCESS TECHNOLOGY E PL O PE Figure 2. Technology.5  The Three Realms — Process. The SAP SRM solution provides benefits that exist in three realms.sap-press. Additionally.3. which are listed as follows and illustrated in Figure 2. and required attributes.com 312_Book_Tight. In addition.3 Organizations that are leaders in their markets and industries are better at using IT to enable business strategy.2 Process Benefits SAP SRM is based on SAP best practices that stem from proven business and indus‑ try expertise. SAP provides a wide range of preconfigured business scenarios that organizations can quickly deploy and benefit from with improved efficiency in their business processes. and supply-management cycle time are a direct result of the streamlined procure-to-pay processes within SAP SRM. Let’s examine some pro‑ cess benefits now: EE Overall reduction in requisitioning. EE Web-based catalogs provide a quick and easy mechanism for finding negotiated goods and services. comparative prices.Benefits of SAP SRM 2. EE SAP SRM replaces manual procurement processes with a streamlined requisition‑ ing and approval process. EE An Internet-based request for proposal (RFP) and bidding process reduces the source evaluation cycle time. with the SAP SRM solution. EE Efficiencies in business processes eliminate costly process-related errors and increase productivity by implementing adequate internal controls. www. cat‑ alog-based selection ensures compliance with approved vendors.

46 312_Book_Tight. EE Integration technologies such as XML and Supplier Networks promote opportuni‑ ties to standardize supplier adoption.indb 46 www. 2. EE Better on-demand reporting and improved compliance. ensuring real-time data validation across SAP applications. Let’s take a look at some technology benefits: EE Web-based requisitioning.3. EE Email integration with standard mail clients such as Microsoft Outlook or Lotus Notes provides greater productivity and user acceptance. EE Synchronization of back-office functions by integrating with corporate finance and ERP systems. Spending analysis within SAP NetWeaver® Business Warehouse (BW) matches contracts with pur‑ chase transactions to monitor off-contract spending. bidding. EE Flexible and scalable architecture and implementation scenarios provide organiza‑ tions the opportunity to configure for their specific business requirements. Purchasing professionals can optimize sourcing decisions based on such cri‑ teria as past supplier performance data to determine the best source for goods and services. EE Users only require a web browser to access the functionality in SAP SRM. and supplier interaction provide ease of use and increased collaboration across the supply chain. reducing the process‑ ing time drastically. EE Improved contract compliance and governance are achieved by driving spending toward selected suppliers with negotiated products and prices.com 11/3/09 2:39:18 PM . This in turn reduces end user maintenance costs with a lower total cost of ownership (TCO). It also provides greater visibility and awareness with an elec‑ tronic audit trail. such as SAP ERP Financials Finan‑ cial Accounting and SAP ERP HCM. EE Out-of-box.sap-press.2 SAP SRM — An Introduction EE Greater visibility of the historical spending data reduces the source determination time. ready-to-use workflow business sets promote reduced implementa‑ tion efforts. EE SAP SRM replaces paper approvals with online approvals. EE Pre-delivered business packages within SAP NetWeaver Portal provide end users with a single interface for all purchasing needs.3 Technology Benefits SAP SRM provides real-time integration with SAP ERP as the backbone. This helps to continuously enhance the sourcing knowledge within the organization. SAP SRM integrates with one or many SAP and non-SAP back‑ end systems.

increased productivity. and lower processing costs Supplier Enablement Enable the supply base to collaborate and work more effectively Increased adoption of e-procurement practices through scalable supplierconnectivity capability Table 2. ensure compliance across business units and supply base Better sourcing decisions that optimize overall value contribution from suppliers Procurement Simplify. business packages for SAP SRM direct information to different user groups on an individual basis.3. EE Professionals within the purchasing organization can focus on strategic supplier relationships and contract negotiations instead of requisition processing.com 312_Book_Tight. reduced cycle times.1 is an excerpt from the document. automate.1  Some Business Benefits of SAP SRM www. EE Online supplier catalogs in SAP SRM ensure that users can quickly search for goods and services. and integrate the procure-to-pay process Streamlined procure-to-pay process with less administration and more efficiency. and Dell. EE Personal Object Work lists (POWL) provide users with an ability to create realtime queries and quick visibility on the status of their orders and reduces timeconsuming follow-up. Additionally.indb 47 47 11/3/09 2:39:18 PM . resulting in elimination of errors. This greatly reduces the need for intervention by purchasing professionals for negotiated goods and services ordered from these catalogs. standardize.4 People Benefits Benefits for the organization’s users are listed here: EE Streamlined Wizard and Professional Form requisition navigation in SAP SRM provide a solution for both casual and power users. EE An intuitive Web-based Portal interface provides single logon to multiple SAP and Non-SAP applications increasing user efficiency and stronger adoption. Staples. EE A single interface to all the procurement functions allows users to focus on their tasks and activities improving productivity.3 Benefits of SAP SRM 2. In SAP’s published SAP SRM Statement of Direction 2005. SAP outlines the business benefits of SAP SRM and describes how SAP SRM addresses the business challenges faced by organizations today. EE The end-user requisitioning experience is similar to online applications such as Office Depot. Table 2. which increases productivity and enhances user acceptance.2.sap-press. Capability Business Need Business Benefit Sourcing Gain visibility into and actively control more spending categories and manage demand. easing organizational change management and training needs.

such as. SAP NetWeaver Portal. 4.1 Core Supply Processes SAP defines three core supply processes that collectively make up the SAP SRM solution: EE Operational procurement EE Strategic sourcing EE Supplier enablement Chapters 3.4.4 Dissecting SAP SRM There are a few terms and concepts that we need to define o properly understand SAP SRM. Supply Net‑ work Planning (SNP).4. www. to name a few. SAP constantly changes the SAP SRM framework and often introduces new concepts for arranging SAP SRM.2 Operational Procurement Each core supply process has multiple business scenarios: EE 48 312_Book_Tight. one or more SAP components or third-party applications might be required.indb 48 Self Service Procurement Indirect procurement enables your employees to create and manage their own requirement requests.sap. business scenarios within each core process. we’ll introduce three key concepts: EE Core supply processes EE Business scenarios EE Technology components 2. and underlying technology components that enable the business processes. the Supplier Enablement business scenario is powered by a number of underlying technology components.sap-press.2 SAP SRM — An Introduction Organizations interested in reading the statement of direction can download a copy from SAP’s website at www.com 11/3/09 2:39:19 PM . SAP Biller Direct. let’s use the next sec‑ tion to further dissect the SAP SRM solution.com/solutions/business-suite/srm/brochures. This relieves your purchasing department of a huge administra‑ tive burden while making the procurement process both faster and more responsive.4. 2. 2. supplier self-services. For example. In Section 2. Now that you are familiar with the key benefits of SAP SRM. and 5 are dedicated to each of these core supply processes. For the implementation of each business scenario. Fundamentally. there are three key concepts to understand: core supply processes.

companies generally fail to extend cost saving measures to services.4. The following business scenarios enable the strategic sourcing capabilities within SAP SRM to fulfill supply needs. Extended Classic. This concept will be discussed in detail in Chapter 6. and managing catalog content within your e-procurement application. or Standalone). EE Spend Analysis This is a decision-support application that enables you as a purchaser to analyze your total spending across system and organizational boundaries. consulting. As a purchaser. even though services amount to more than 50% of annual purchasing volumes.sap-press. www. per product. design.com 312_Book_Tight. you can link your procurement processes to a plan-driven strat‑ egy that gets you the materials you need for core business processes exactly when you need them. you can use the interface to process the requirements and determine the best source of supply. 2. However. EE Strategic Sourcing and Contract Management This application in SAP Enterprise Buyer (EB) provides professional purchasers with a wide range of actions and information to help them source their require‑ ments. You can per‑ form the analyses per supplier. Save it either locally or in the backend system. The Service Procurement business scenario within SAP SRM covers a wide range of services such as temporary labor. and order-pro‑ cessing systems. EE Service Procurement e-Procurement has produced great opportunities for saving costs in the purchas‑ ing process. and evaluate supplier performance: EE Catalog Content Management This scenario provides a solution for creating.indb 49 49 11/3/09 2:39:19 PM . Once you have done this.3 Strategic Sourcing It is estimated that sourcing accounts for up to 75% of the total opportunity for pro‑ curement savings within an enterprise. maintenance.Dissecting SAP SRM EE Plan-driven Procurement (direct procurement) This automates and streamlines ordering processes for regularly needed core materials.4 2. The scenario allows you to inte‑ grate operational procurement with your existing supply-chain management solution. and facility management. Plan-Driven Procurement integrates seamlessly with backend sys‑ tems such as enterprise planning and production. you can create a PO or contract directly from the sourcing application or SAP Bidding Engine. Because SAP SRM is integrated with planning. or per product category. maintaining. negotiate sup‑ plier contracts. depending on the technical scenario you are using (Classic.

EE Design Collaboration This scenario allows organizations to involve suppliers beginning with the prod‑ uct design stage.4 Supplier Enablement Supplier Enablement provides a quick and easy process for suppliers and customers to collaborate along the supplier relationship life cycle. The key SAP components are listed below and described in detail following: EE SAP Enterprise Buyer (SAP EB) EE SAP Bidding Engine EE Supplier self-services 50 312_Book_Tight. which enables collaboration on design objects like specifications and bills of materials.4.5 SAP Components SAP components are the underlying technologies that enable the SAP business scenar‑ ios. organizations can provide a simple Web-based self-registra‑ tion process for potential suppliers. accepted suppliers can then participate in strategic sourcing events such as bidding and auction events.2 SAP SRM — An Introduction 2. Suppliers only require a web browser to log in to the application and receive POs and can collaborate on all procurement-related activities. 2. EE Collaborative Replenishment Collaborative replenishment optimizes the supply-chain performance by enabling suppliers to access customer inventory data and making them responsible for maintaining the inventory levels required by customers through exception-based replenishment.com 11/3/09 2:39:19 PM .indb 50 www.sap-press. Supplier organizations can connect to a customer-hosted portal to communicate across a number of supplierrelated activities. EE Order Collaboration Organizations can use the supplier self-services component to exchange business documents with their suppliers. POs. EE Supplier Self-Registration With this application. The main aim for this process is to allow stra‑ tegic purchasers to identify new suppliers for doing business. PO acknowledgements. and invoices are examples of some of the business documents that can be exchanged with suppli‑ ers using a Web-based application hosted by the customer. Organizations using the SAP PLM application can use C-folders to invite suppliers to participate in the design aspect of acquiring spe‑ cialty products and services.

Most organizations initiate their supplier-relationship management journeys with implementing the EB component in SAP SRM.5 SAP Enterprise Buyer (SAP EB) SAP EB promotes self service procurement.1 2.5. SAP EB is the execution hub for the majority of processes within SAP SRM.sap-press. It is a Web-based solution that provides the complete procurement process for the procurement of both direct and indirect goods and services. For example.2 SAP Bidding Engine The Bidding Engine is an Internet solution that provides organizations the ability to strategically source and obtain optimal prices for goods and services.indb 51 51 11/3/09 2:39:20 PM .6. The process begins with the creation of a shopping cart and ends with the entry of an invoice. as shown in Figure 2.SAP Components EE SAP Catalog Content Management (SAP CCM) or SRM-MDM Catalog EE SAP NetWeaver BW EE SAP NetWeaver Process Integration (PI) EE SAP NetWeaver Portal 2. SAP EB acts as a catalyst for all the other components. instead. the SAP CCM component is not used by itself.com 312_Book_Tight. Once implemented. Tools such as www. Supplier Relationship Management Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) (SRM) Bidding Engine Supplier Self SelfServices Services Catalog CatalogContent Content Management Enterprise Buyer Enterprise Buyer Professional (EB) (EBP) Contract Management Figure 2.5. users creating shopping carts or purchasing professionals cre‑ ating POs in EB use catalogs to quickly search for and order products and services.6  SAP EB — Execution Engine in SAP SRM 2.

and Bid Evaluation enable organizations to create and process bid invitations and auctions to source products and services. IBM Corporation. suppliers can enter invoices electronically using supplier self-services. This can reduce the manual efforts for your accounts payable department to enter invoices. Auctions. A web browser such as Internet Explorer is all that is required for accessing supplier selfservices.000 to $100. or Hewlett-Packard (HP) to a Bidding Event where they would get competitive bids electronically. and the ability to view the payment status. Your company can then evaluate the bids received in an electronic manner based on a number of different criteria and select the most suitable supplier to contract the purchase. By enabling smaller suppliers with supplier self-services capabilities. This type of a purchase could cost an organization between $75. your organization can ensure that documents are delivered to the supplier electronically via a hosted solution. apart from the services and maintenance cost. Supplier organizations can assist in order collaboration and can acknowledge the PO receipt and delivery of the goods and services electronically. and these can then be sent to the appropriate individuals in your organization for proper approvals using workflow prior to payment.sap-press. Organizations could use the SAP Bidding Engine to invite a select group of suppliers such as Dell Corporation.5. Reverse Auctions.000 just in equipment purchase.indb 52 www. Also. Suppliers access the bid invitations using a web browser where they can submit bids and access all the details of the bid.3 Supplier Self-Services Supplier self-services is a hosted Internet application that provides an integrated application for organizations to collaborate with their business partners. Let’s say your company wants to replace all the existing computers because they’re getting outdated and wants to purchase state-of the-art laptops for all 5. goods-receipt confirmation. 2. This offers smaller and mid-sized suppliers the opportunity to electronically integrate the procurement processes without the need for their own sales systems.000 users in the organization. Supplier self-services provides hosted order management capabilities. invoice entry.2 SAP SRM — An Introduction RFx. An example of how an organization might use the Bidding Engine capabilities is as follows. alleviating the manual efforts required by your purchasing department. 52 312_Book_Tight. Organizations can invite strategic suppliers that are smaller in size and those that do not have the capability to exchange business documents electronically using XML or EDI.com 11/3/09 2:39:20 PM . including PO processing.

comparisons.SAP Components 2.0 implementations only the SRM-MDM catalog application will be supported. it is recommended that upgrade customers move to the SRM-MDM catalog. www.com 312_Book_Tight. 2.sap-press. over the Internet.indb 53 53 11/3/09 2:39:20 PM . SRM-MDM catalog is a competitive offering to the previously used catalogs of SAP CCM and BugsEye products offered by Requisite.5 SAP NetWeaver BW SAP NetWeaver BW is a packaged. comprehensive business-intelligence (BI) product centered around a data warehouse that is optimized for (but not limited to) the ERP environment from SAP. The SRM-MDM catalog solution enables organizations to manage enterprise and supplier content.5 2. 2. SAP will continue to support its previous solution (SAP CCM).5. SAP NetWeaver BW is an integral component of the SAP suite of applications with an added advantage of being a software package that can be used in both SAP and non-SAP environments. and get detailed information on products or services.6 SAP NetWeaver Process Integration SAP NetWeaver Process Integration (previously SAP NetWeaver Exchange Infrastruc‑ ture [SAP XI]). All analytics in SAP SRM are powered by the business warehouse. to integrate processes between SAP EB. SAP support for Requisite products expired in 2005. SAP NetWeaver PI is a middleware solution that organizations can use to exchange data between SAP SRM and business partner systems or electronic marketplaces. provides open integration technologies that support process-centric collaboration among SAP and non-SAP applications.0. both within and beyond enter‑ prise boundaries. SAP predelivers these reports for SAP SRM that can be used out of the box.4 SAP Catalog Content Management (SRM-MDM Catalog) Beginning with SRM 7. SAP NetWeaver PI is used in SAP SRM.5.5. Users can search for products and services using a robust search tool with added flexibility to search cross-catalogs. organizations need to implement analytics in SRM. because for new SRM 7. SAP initially announced the strategic shift in content-management strategy in May 2006 to move toward the SRM-MDM Catalog. and SRM-MDM. Although. This is one reason why SAP’s NetWeaver BW application is integrated as a component within the SAP SRM application. the go-to catalog option is the SRM-MDM catalog. The positive aspect for organizations is that they can quickly use more than 100 reports and que‑ ries that are provided via the standard content in SAP NetWeaver BW for SAP SRM. supplier self-services. Chapter 6 will discuss the SRM-MDM catalog solution in detail.

0.indb 54 www. we have talked about supplier relationship management in general and have briefly defined the SAP SRM application. Plan-Driven Pro‑ curement. and invoices electronically via XML or EDI with their suppliers need to imple‑ ment the SAP NetWeaver PI component.6 Summary Thus far.com 11/3/09 2:39:20 PM . We will introduce the concept of the shop‑ ping cart in SAP SRM.2 SAP SRM — An Introduction Organizations that want to exchange business documents such as POs. we discuss in detail operational procurement. in SAP SRM 7. In addition.0. we will try to describe in detail the functionality available in SAP SRM. and 5 focus on SAP supply core processes: operational procurement. 2. acknowledg‑ ments.sap-press. internal and external Web content.0. third-party applica‑ tions. legacy systems. which is primarily enabled using the SAP EB component.7 SAP NetWeaver Portal SAP NetWeaver Portal unifies key information and applications to give users a single view that spans IT siloes and organizational boundaries.5. and supplier enablement. Chapters 3. we discuss in detail the business scenarios: Self Service Procurement. 54 312_Book_Tight. With the SAP NetWeaver Portal. and Services Procurement. Unlike previous release such as SAP SRM 5. all user interaction is enabled using the portal interface. strategic sourcing. databases. because it offers the entire user interface for SAP SRM solution. the SAP NetWeaver Portal is a mandatory component. you can quickly and effectively integrate SAP solutions. With SAP SRM 7. based on a WebDynpro technology. and collaboration tools. where an SAP NetWeaver Portal was nice to have. respectively. In this book. 2. 4. In Chapter 3. which is similar to a requisition in SAP ERP. unstructured documents.

248 ASAP. 84 Address data tab. 64. 514 Bid comparison. 186 Alerts for Contract Monitoring. 586. 380 Of items. 45 Process. 479 View. 52. 496 BBP_WFL_SECURITY. 371 Approval. 414. 187. 170 Bidding process.com 312_Book_Tight. 301 Basis team. 562 Anchor. 45 Best of breed solutions. 347 Active Queries. 105. 599 Account assignment. 158 Registration. 401 Upgrades. 372 Approved shopping carts. 48 Bill of lading. 180 Attribute access rights. 623 Alert management. 142 Ariba. 576. 252 ABAP. 467 Additional specifications. 115 www. 607 Basic data. 260 Preview. 465. 98. 166 Audit. 86 Attachments. 41 BAdIs . 248 ALE distribution model. 245 Automatic data transfer. 107. 63 Add Approver. 447 Authentication. 483. 284 Availability control (AVC). 445 Authorizations. 186 Alerts. 31. 107. 86. 252 Dictionary. 51. 595 Auction profiles. 354 B B2B. 406 Authorization objects. 153. 159. 394. 243. 64 Ad-hoc approver.sap-press. 84. 176 Basic data tab. 65 Add Items. 317 Attributes tab.Index A A2i. 157 Bid evaluation. 588 Biller Direct. 71. 233. 52. 404 Automatic authentication. 633 Aggregators. 447 define new. 193 Alert workflow. 152. 185. 62. 546 Approved sources of supply. 391 Auxiliary account assignment checks. 160 Bid invitations. 450 Attributes. 512 Accelerators. 188. 391 Analytical reports. 116.indb 711 711 11/3/09 2:46:16 PM . 588. 601 Asset. 580 In SAP SRM Inbox. 395 Limit. 45 Technology. 159 Bidder. 168 Bidding Engine. 341 Account determination. 301 Add Reviewers. 470 Bid Optimization. 308 Auction. 518 Basic Configuration. 78 Additionally Global Outline Agreements (GOAs). 618 Bidding on behalf of. 295. 43 People. 339. 96. 31 Best practices. 267 Authorization level. 406 Benefits of SAP SRM. 340 Category. 478 Participation.

239 Content. 59. 51 Supplier Self-Services. 575 Catalog. 627 Changing the approver. 49. 233 Project. 241 Category Management. 606 Business reporting. 242 Supplier hosted. 463 Broker hosted. 86 C C++. 540 BW manager role. 52 Business Information Warehouse. 31. 267. 514 Central Contract Management. 508 Building a catalog strategy. 53 Business Intelligence. 512 Configuration. 354 Budget workflow. 388 Confirm goods or services. 470 Business processes. 258 Outbound call structure. 588 CATT.Index Blanket. 606 Business documents. 51 Enterprise Buyer. 538.sap-press. 111. 529 Business packages. 577 Collaborative replenishment. 241 Business Add Ins. 234 Change. 252 Calculation schema. 117 Case studies. 209. 438 Classic scenario. 184. 50 Bidding Engine. 598 Changed version.com 11/3/09 2:46:16 PM . 353 Budget display. 86 By value. 581 Blueprint phase. 252. 241 Catalog and Content Management. 129 Blind bidding auction. 145. 487. 260 Strategy. 24 Confirmation. 181 Cancellation. 90 Check tab. 632 Check functionality. 152 Buyer organization. 386 BugsEye. 111 www. 239 Customizing. 462 Catalogs. 268 712 312_Book_Tight. 245 Check status. 190 Central receiver. 241 Types of. 461. 48. 48 Business to Business Procurement. 144. 50 Commerce One. 184 Change pointers. 311 Check users. 563 Business partner. 203 BW Business Content. 575 Catalog price. 350. 117. 165 Comparison analysis. 53 Catalog Management. 460. 209 Service procurement. 487 Components of SAP. 66 Checkout button. 44 Business Blueprint Structure. 388 cFolders. 354 Budget bearing object. 41 Business workflow. 370 Buyer intervention. 469 Company best-bid auction. 517 Business Application Programming Interface. 396 Change control management. 50 Component Upgrade Guide. 243 Company. 242 Buyer or internally hosted.indb 712 File. 267 Search. 358. 248 Budget availability check. 607 Plan-driven procurement. 209 Supplier enablement. 241 Brokers. 599 Business Process Repository. 481. 201. 385 Component matrix. 50 Enterprise Portal. 577. 277 Business benefits. 537 By quantity. 239. 134. 503 Completion workflow. 607 Configuration information. 165 Blueprint. 50 Catalog Content Management. 551 Business Scenarios.

48 Corporate Governance. 147 Create Bid Invitation. 579. 50. 502 Five-step. 240 eCATT. 239. 606 Core supply processes. 614 Delete bids. 174 Negotiation. 166 D Data Manager. 86 Document status. 186 Contract negotiation. 462 Contract review. 589 Contract Management. 634 Download bids. 251. 94. 346 Difference between a technical and functional upgrade. 173 Distribution. 55 Discount. 298. 339 upload. 315 Cost Distribution. 189 Execution. 93. 532 Decision methodology. 545. 85 Cost Center. 171. 551 layer. 233 Details area. 532 Objects. 106 Distribute. 163 Dutch Auction. 437 Delivery address. 147. 505 Customer-specific. 252 Content Structure. 76 Defense Logistics Agency. 156 Create with Limit. 311 check. 173 Direct material. 76. 171. 139. 231.indb 713 713 11/3/09 2:46:16 PM . 87. 73. 175 Contract price.Index Consistency. 147 Create template. 603 Create purchase order. 465 e-commerce definition. 152. 617 Document types. 193 Generation. 129 Credit memo. 576. 173 Expiration. 239 www. 173 Contract Lifecycle Management. 165 Dynamic attributes. 514 ECDP. 70. 467 Control. 128 CSE Functions. 301 Details of cost assignment. 185 Contracts. 258 Development. 301. 504 Difference between contracts and catalogs. 551 DataStore. 615 Document Number. 121. 617 Documents and attachments. 170 Delete users. 336 Cost assignment.com 312_Book_Tight. 347 Direct procurement. 183. 502 Decoupled scenario. 256 DataSource. 161 E E-catalog. 532. 98 eCl@ss. 247 Copy contracts. 257 Current SAP SRM environment. 535. 559 Customizing. 586. 180 Core Business Processes. 82 Design collaboration. 586 Initiation. 174 Contract monitoring. 313 Contact persons. 271. 175 Data. 347 Create auction. 147 Create contract. 346 Distribute contract to catalog.sap-press. 586. 440 Custom fields. 577 Default settings for items. 158 Content Management. 74. 190. 463. 261. 580. 467 Describe requirement. 511 Document Builder. 618 Process. 263 Documentation for the upgrade. 608 Contract Creation.

581. 351. 530 Enterprise Portal. 48 Enterprise Sourcing. 577. 241 Enterprise Buyer. 363 English auction. 120 Express invoices. 370 Groupwise. 144 Follow-on documents. 452 HTML. 113. 427 Global outline agreements. 30.indb 714 Organization objects. 124. 93. 330. 613 Add-on . 617 Extended Search. 195 Workbench. 102. 347 Expiration. 358 External suppliers. 51. 268 Hybrid approach. 253 Function tab. 245 Email notification. 336 Fisher Scientific. 175 Global Unique Identifiers. 614 Filter groups. 630 Evolution of procurement. 275. 303 Fund. 575. 111. 625 Relationship with linked objects. 190. 362 G Generate users. 305. 593 Capabilities. 580. 41. 613 Government Procurement. 278. 258 External users. 615 Extended Details. 29 Exchange Infrastructure. 613 Funds reservation. 460 Go-live strategy. 62 Extended Form. 346 Graphical Workflow Editor. 344. 176 Hierarchical view.Index ECPO.sap-press. 310 Extended Classic scenario. 241 E-Sourcing. 80 Fixed source. 126 Expressive bidding. 551 Frictionless. 457. 374. 623 HR integration. 80 External Procurement business scenario. 484 Execution. 422 F Factored cost. 585. 394 Employee Self-Service. 86. 53. 195. 625. 626 714 312_Book_Tight. 624 Relationships. 346 Funds Management. 362. 60 Extended History. 92. 591 HR data. 626 Financial Accounting. 586 e-Procurement. 519 Goods receipt.com 11/3/09 2:46:16 PM . 530 ERP instances. 185 Expense. 186 Express confirmation. 613 Government entities. 352 Financial Supply-Chain Management. 159 Extended attributes tab. 168 Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). 461. 293 Hold. 273 Financial postings. 284. 586 Evaluation path O-S-P. 570 Encumbrances. 593 Front-end clients. 336 Financial checks and postings. 245 www. 397 H Header data. 569. 97 Effective catalog strategy. 624 Employees. 551. 470 External Catalogs. 618 Government. 587 On demand. 345. 65 Hosted. 62 External Business Partners. 339. 148 Hold functionality. 431 HR organization. 615 Grant. 164 Enterprise back-end. 286. 273. 86.

422 Internally hosted. 256 Import process. 275 Impact of poor contract management. 532 In renewal. 350 Invoices. 535 Entry.Index I i2.sap-press. 83 IT support. 549 Three main types. 618 Invoice posting. 81 Internal notes. 463 InfoSources. 265 Incomplete purchase order. 506 Import Manager. 496 Internet Pricing Configurator. 163 Location. 177 Item details. 178 Lotus Notes. 389. 551 Choosing. 188 Integrated call structure. 336 Manage user data. 435 Management Accounting. 267 Integrating Enterprise Buyer with SUS. 425 Manual. 628 K Knowledge Management. 147 Indirect procurement. 601 Implementation scenarios. 162 www. 470 Internal catalogs. 84 Item-level approval. 201 J Java. 339 Interlinkages. 590 L Landscape. 178 Inbound Section. 339 Internal users. 132 Linear. 397 Lump sums. 149. 532 Info Records. 460 Lock. 597. 103. 535 Limits. 132 M Maintenance. 261 Integration testing. 121 Data. 338. 241 Internet connectivity. 271 Impact. 483. 250 InfoCubes. 55 Industry-relevant classifications. 561. 598 iView. 383 Items in shopping cart. 172 Implementation. 604 Last delivery. 484 Internet Transaction Server. 248 IDoc. 31 ICG Commerce. 630 Message type(s). 372 Jobs. 115 Launch pad. 271 Implementation scope. 326 Manage Business Partners. 280 Invoice Payment Plan. 495 Invoice Management System. 86 Internal order. 599 Implementation Content. 463 Internal Addresses.com 312_Book_Tight.indb 715 715 11/3/09 2:46:16 PM . 80 Internal goods or services. 554 Item Category. 133 Item data. 114. 258 Inactivated. 634 Job scheduling. 70. 549. 519 Integration to email mail clients. 397 Integration with SAP ERP Financials. 282 Integration at a transaction level. 630 Interface. 592 Java applet. 345 Integration Scenarios. 162 Live Auction.

465 Operational Contract Management. 481 New user. 323 Impact on.indb 716 No approval workflow. 543. 299 Uses. 265 Technology. 55. 512 Monitoring. 582. 623 Managing challenges. 457 Material Master. 536. 254 Open Partner Interface (OPI).Index Manual price. 422. 158 N-step approval. 550 Master Data Management. 455. 392 Movement type. 469 Attributes. 118 Movement types.com 11/3/09 2:46:17 PM . 258 Material Filter. 67 Ordering direct materials. 180. 518 OSS Notes. 455. 454. 242 Offline approval. 378 Non-SAP backend. 356 Notes for approval. 459 Materials management. 94 Organizational management. 258 Master Data. 617 MRP. 257 Middleware. 78 Onboarding. 240. 343 Material number conversions. 276 Integration. 270.sap-press. 462 Master Agreement. 459 Material Master Data. 456. 532 N Negotiate. 458 Material Groups. 274 Maverick buying analysis. 339 Texts. 595 Master Catalog. 577 Integration. 457 Minimum Order Qty. 249 On-demand. 393 716 312_Book_Tight. 412. 274 Tax determination. 274 Source of supply. 267 www. 457. 602 Operational processing. 274. 257 MDM Import Manager. 186 Monitoring workflow. 136. 450. 244. 195. 50. 481 Master schema. 481 NetWeaver technology. 258 Material Masters. 591. 328 SRM. 468. 248 Supplier. 464. 294 OSS Messages. 547 MDM Catalog. 639 Outbound Section. 591 One-step approval. 71 Notification. 634 Tables. 57 Order as direct material. 592 Open Catalog Interface (OCI). 177 MM-SRV. 208 Order functionality. 376 Number ranges. 262. 457 Material master valuation based SAP General Ledger control. 320 Pros and cons. 379 Ongoing Delta Download. 613 Output determination. 276 Synchronize. 94 Order Collaboration. 187 NetWeaver components. 293. 446. 528. 48. 70. 467. 274 Pricing determination. 518. 481 NetWeaver platform. 575 Benefits. 599 Operational procurement. 594 Level integration. 132 Modified objects. 259 MDM Data Manager. 458 On-premise. 241. 398 Old purchase orders and templates. 559 Other Configuration. 634 Multi-provider layer. 634 O Office Depot. 293 Organizational structure. 80. 310 Benefits.

586.com 312_Book_Tight. 183 Print. 21 Procurement for Public Sector (PPS). 613. 588. 533 Re-negotiation. 581 Project systems. 464 Q Queries. 342 Product Data. 530 Measures. 564 Portal Content. 362 Price dependent on location. 63. 243 Purchase order.Index Outline Agreement. 47. 614. 461 Purchasing organization. 262 Product Groups.sap-press. 512 Remote Function Calls. 595 Output. 45 Procurement. 187 Reporting. 591 SAP General Ledger account mapping. 530 Accessing. 406 Personal Object worklists (POWL). 535 Standard BW. 261. 211. 98 Purchase Requisition. 599. 392 Processes. 135. 528. 35 Card. 55 Business to business. 609 Reports. 460 People benefits. 448 Payment. 456. 532 R Rank-only auction. 459. 331 Related Documents. 158 Public sector. 381. 286. 92 Release compatibility. 47. 100 Payment Terms. 567 Portal Vendor. 357 Propose source of supply. 566 Portal security. 86 Percentage discount. 520 Project Management. 451 Precommitment. 529 Personalization tab. 248 Performance reporting. 387 Information. 480 Position-based security. 460 POR. 304. 345 Reasons to upgrade. 107 PO reference. 579. 149 Records Management. 180 Perfect Commerce. 147 Public Bid Invitations. 614 Redistribute workload. 261 Purchase to pay. 581 Real-time validation. 257 Product categories. 577. 545 Request for external staff. 362 Punch-out. 47 Percentage. 460 Pricing scales. 130 www. 150 Refresh existing clients. 616. 107. 605 Project cutover. 306. 348 Purchasing group. 124 Portal administrators. 74 Project. 180 Pricing Conditions. 165 Realization. 178 Release notes. 261. 579 Product catalogs. 561 Project Planning. 571 PI Integration Engine. 261 Professional Form. 494 Plan-driven procurement. 49. 311.indb 717 717 11/3/09 2:46:17 PM . 489 Plants. 201. 620 Product. 432. 92 Process Benefits. 390 With transaction type. 501 Re-assignment of purchaser workload. 101 P Parameters (PIDs). 30. 534 Response. 541 Release contracts.

500 SAP NetWeaver. 118 Returns. 231 SAP Portal. 398 SAP Enterprise Buyer. 579.com 11/3/09 2:46:17 PM . 158 Restriction for location. 33 Workflow. 584.sap-press. 248 Screening questionnaires. 252. 531. 554 Scheduling agreement. 496 Requisitioning. 561 SAP Business Suite. 593 SAP Connect. 416. 604 SAP ERP HCM. 288. 554 SAP Bidding Engine. 561. 408 Responsibility tab. 562 SAP NetWeaver BW. 531. 595 Roadmaps. 117 Reverse Auctions. 65 Save functionality. 189 SciQuest.Index Required on. 508 SAP NetWeaver Portal. 404 www. 414. 515 Solutions. 634 SAP ERP. 595 RFx. 140 Searchable product catalogs. 256. 586. 409 SAP TREX. 502 Inbox. 451 Role maintenance. 558. 251 RoundTrip. 496 Security. 598 RosettaNet. 34 Upgrade. 284 Standalone (Lean). 67 Scenarios. 567. 242. 524 User interface. 533 SAP NetWeaver MDM. 553 Plan-driven procurement. 221. 579. 443 Roles and authorizations. 394 Software providers. 271. 588. 257. 561. 580 Requisitions. 579 SAP E-Sourcing. 261 SAP R/3 Release 4. 551 Decoupled. 584. 153 RFQ. 118 Return Material Authorization. 604 SAP NetWeaver PI. 52 RFI. 597 Content. 604 SAP PS. 561 718 312_Book_Tight. 484 Sarbanes-Oxley.indb 718 SAP NetWeaver Business Client. 418. 598 SAP CCM. 614 SAP HCM. 244 S SAP backend. 623 Delta Guide. 584 Functionality. 599 Role-based security. 265 SAP CLM. 556 Extended Classic. 271. 601 Single Sign-On approach. 182 Return Goods Authorization. 93 Requisition-to-delivery time. 56 Reservations. 41 Solution map. 242. 43 Value generation. 536. 562). 83 Requisite catalog. 273. 49 SAP BugsEye solution. 222 Classic. 93 Responsibility rules. 601 SAP SRM. 148 Secure socket layer. 171. 59 Search for requirements. 595 SAP Funds Management. 335 Save. 152.0. 306 Restricted Bid Invitations. 440 Root cause analysis. 518 SAP PLM. 201. 588. 563 SAP Notes. 579 Configuration. 34 Solution growth. 415 SAP Solution Manager. 256 Requisitioners. 271. 278. 222 Standalone. 508 SAP business suite. 294 SAP implementation. 243 buying process.

88. 141 Source system. 195 Strategic. 50 Multi-channel. 619 SNOTE.com 312_Book_Tight. 261. 59 Self-service procurement. 110 SRM. 480 Supplier website. 128 Settings transaction. 282. 29 Supplier Relationship Management Server. 139 Decision. 483 Supplier screening and selection. 248 Supplier Registration. 46 Templates. 441 Standard taxonomy. 481. 559 Standard roles. 249 T Table view. 48. 598 Source of supply. 510 Spend analysis. 567 Single-step approval over limit. 29 SRM Administrator. 575 Self service procurement. 459 Service processing. 575 Strategic sourcing events. 500 Technical. 202 Supplier relationship management. 496 Smart Number. 369 Statement of direction. 142. 50. 47. 597 Solution Manager. 617 Application. 62 Simplified form. 416 Security Guide. 461 Standard call structure. 591 Supplier On-boarding. 538. 532 Submit to grouping. 140 Supplier Self-Registration. 241 Supplier information. 78. 204 Supplier Self Services. 267 Standard content. 490 Services. 183 Storage locations. 60. 500. 443 Selective configuration. 154. 49. 130 www.sap-press. 448 Ship-to address or performance location. 373 Task. 579. 413 Overview. 634 On-demand. 253 SRM Product Master. 49. 576 Definition of. 465 Supplier Management. 87 Shop for. 598 Service procurement. 517 Temporary labor. 51. 576. 139 Sourcing and Bidding Engine. 252. 599 SRM-MDM repository. 141 Supplier enablement. 60. 566 Solution Leads. 617 Simple search. 369 Team. 261. 380 Single-user interface. 496 Service Master. 21 Supplier hosted.indb 719 719 11/3/09 2:46:17 PM . 414 Teams. 190. 493 Spending limit. 48. 513 Software Delivery Manager. 414 Profiles. 500 Functional. 471 SRM-MDM Catalog. 49. 264 Supplier Integration. 533 Sourcing. 47. 255. 211 Supplier List. 154 HTML. 250 Starting conditions. 435 Self-Service.Index Authorizations. 500 Technology benefits. 598 Solution Monitoring. 77 Shopping cart. 414 Management. 261. 259 Standalone scenario. 597. 468. 147 Supplier collaboration. 47 Statistics. 500 Project management. 574 Sizing. 211. 311 Strategic sourcing. 620 Self-registration. 72 Single Sign-On. 73. 380 Split criteria. 276. 591 Structures. 107 Status management. 465. 208 Supplier directory. 586. 492.

263 R3AC1. 384 Event-driven. 370 Worklist. 145. 56 Transaction. 525 Decision methodology. 176. 497. 499 Master Guide.indb 720 www. 473 Vendors. 496 Withdraw. 421 User authentication. 268. 185 Two-step approval. 537 Weighting and ranking. 511 Strategy. 408 Valuation factors. 570 Web templates. 161 Wireless connectivity. 105. 185. 458 Transaction integration. 576 Update contract. 464. 501 Tracking. 502 Technical. 517 Customizing. 261 Universal Worklist. 162 Value analysis. 103 Version management. 188 Upgrade. 102 Traditional procurement process. 546 720 312_Book_Tight. 476 Vendor product number. 60. 88. 465 Vendor Master Record. 370. 261 Worksets. 614 User access. 346 VA Support Package Manager. 194. 97. 185 Web-based e-training. 259 Vendor Synchronization. 177 Vendor Root. 598 Texts. 562. 470 Vendor-supplied content. 509. 261 MECCM. 390 invoice.sap-press. 423 User settings. 474 Version. 125 Z V Z tables. 408 Custom. 159 Workflow. 566 Vendor landscape. 184 U W Under. 458 Tolerance. 96. 344 Transfer to the catalog. 421 User interface. 567 User creation process. 419. 519 WebDynpro. 86 Vendor Transfer. 503 Assessment. 379 Value-based cost distribution. 251. 60 Utilization. 375 Template. 368 Restriction. 414 MDMGX. 572. 519. 105 United Nations Standard Products and Services Code. 391 Total cost of ownership. 632 Standard SAP delivered. 562 User management. 37 Vendor lists. 562. 145 Work Order. 366. 570 X XML. 504 How to.com 11/3/09 2:46:17 PM . 477 Vendor text. 463. 465 Units of Measures. 504 Upload Content. 515. 367. 573.or overdelivery tolerance. 86 Tial Download. 532. 604 US Defense Logistics Agency. 253. 503 Functional.Index Testing.

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