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Development Functional and Technical Specification

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1 General Information.......................................................................................................................................6 1.1 Document Change History.......................................................................................................................6 1.2 Purpose of this document.........................................................................................................................6 1.3 Business Needs and Requirements.........................................................................................................7 1.4 Open Issues.............................................................................................................................................8 2 Functional Description...................................................................................................................................9 2.1 Solution Overview....................................................................................................................................9 2.2 Legacy Asset Data Transfer..................................................................................................................10

2.2.1 Set Company Code Status....................................................................................................................10 2.2.2 Specify Sequence of depreciation areas...............................................................................................10 2.2.3 Specify Transfer Date / Last Closed Fiscal Year...................................................................................11 2.2.4 Specify Last Period Posted in Previous System (Transf. During FY)....................................................11 2.2.5 Transfer Foreign Currency Values........................................................................................................11 2.2.6 Recalculate Depreciation for Previous Years........................................................................................12 2.2.7 Set Reconciliation Accounts (Manually)................................................................................................12 2.3 Impacted business process ...................................................................................................................13 2.4 Impacted sub-process............................................................................................................................13 2.5 Data Requirements................................................................................................................................13 3. Technical Description – Development Types.............................................................................................14 3.1 SAP Enhancement.................................................................................................................................15 3.1.1 Table Access Diagram..........................................................................................................................15 3.1.2 Custom Tables / Structure in SAP.........................................................................................................15 3.1.3 Data Validation......................................................................................................................................16 3.1.4 Data Flow Diagram................................................................................................................................16 3.1.5 Pseudo Code.........................................................................................................................................17 3.1.6 Technical details....................................................................................................................................17 3.2 SAP Conversion.....................................................................................................................................22 3.2.1 Data Cleaning Requirements................................................................................................................22 3.2.2 Extract Logic .........................................................................................................................................22 3.2.3 Currency and Units of Measure ............................................................................................................22 3.2.4 Language of Texts ................................................................................................................................22
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3.2.5 File Layout (In Sequence).....................................................................................................................23 3.2.6 Selection Screen Details (if applicable) ................................................................................................23 3.2.7 Starting Condition (Optional) ................................................................................................................23 3.2.8 Business Rules (Optional) ....................................................................................................................23 3.2.9 Table Access Diagram..........................................................................................................................23 3.2.10 Selection Criteria.................................................................................................................................24 3.2.11 Data Conversion & Interface Definition...............................................................................................24 3.2.12 Data Mapping Matrix...........................................................................................................................25 3.2.13 BDC Method........................................................................................................................................25 3.2.14 LSMW ................................................................................................................................................26 3.2.15 ALE Configuration (optional)...............................................................................................................28 3.2.16 Custom Dictionary Objects (optional)..................................................................................................30 3.2.17 File Layout...........................................................................................................................................30 3.2.18 Performance Considerations (optional)...............................................................................................30 3.2.19 Dependency........................................................................................................................................30 3.2.20 Relevant Function Modules.................................................................................................................30 3.2.21 Pseudo Code.......................................................................................................................................30 3.3 SAP Forms.............................................................................................................................................32 3.3.1 SAP Script/Forms..................................................................................................................................32 3.3.2 Execution Mode Details.........................................................................................................................32 3.3.3 Technical Details...................................................................................................................................33 3.3.4 Table Access Diagram..........................................................................................................................36 3.3.5 Custom Tables / Structure in SAP.........................................................................................................37 3.4 SAP Interface.........................................................................................................................................38 3.4.1 Interface Classification..........................................................................................................................38 3.4.2 Interface Functionalities........................................................................................................................39 3.4.3 Interface Data Requirements.................................................................................................................39 3.4.4 Table Access Diagram..........................................................................................................................42 3.4.5 Selection Criteria...................................................................................................................................42 3.4.6 SAP Requirements................................................................................................................................43 3.4.7 Middleware Solution..............................................................................................................................44 3.4.8 Legacy System Requirements...............................................................................................................44 3.4.9 Data Conversion & Interface Definition.................................................................................................46
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3.4.10 Data Mapping Matrix...........................................................................................................................47 3.4.11 File Layout...........................................................................................................................................48 3.4.12 Dependency........................................................................................................................................48 3.4.13 Relevant Function Modules.................................................................................................................48 3.4.14 Pseudo Code.......................................................................................................................................48 3.4.15 ALE Configuration (optional)...............................................................................................................49 3.4.16 Custom Data Dictionary Objects (Optional).........................................................................................50 3.4.17 Performance Consideration (Optional)................................................................................................51 3.4.18 Interface Controls................................................................................................................................51 3.4.19 Compliance.........................................................................................................................................53 3.4.20 Miscellaneous Data Capture (Optional)...............................................................................................54 3.5 SAP ECC Report....................................................................................................................................56 3.5.1 Technical Solution.................................................................................................................................56 3.5.2 Selection Screen...................................................................................................................................56 3.5.3 Starting Condition..................................................................................................................................58 3.5.4 Data Mapping Tables............................................................................................................................59 3.5.5 Detail Logic Diagrams...........................................................................................................................60 3.5.6 Interactive Report Flow.........................................................................................................................68 3.5.7 Sort Criteria Details...............................................................................................................................68 3.5.8 Calculations and Page Break related information..................................................................................68 3.5.9 Custom Tables / Structure in SAP.........................................................................................................69 3.5.10 Recovery and Restart..........................................................................................................................69 3.5.11 Language of texts................................................................................................................................70 3.5.12 Currency and Units of Measure...........................................................................................................70 3.6 SAP BW Report .....................................................................................................................................71 3.6.1 Report Description: ...............................................................................................................................71 3.6.2 Report Layout........................................................................................................................................71 3.6.3 Report Selections and Navigation.........................................................................................................71 3.7 SAP Workflow........................................................................................................................................73 3.7.1 SAP Workflow Diagram.........................................................................................................................73 3.7.2 Technical description.............................................................................................................................74 3.7.3 Business Object Information..................................................................................................................75 3.7.4 Workflow Definition................................................................................................................................76
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..................................................6 Reporting / Form Requirements.....7.............................8 SAS Developments..................78 3.........................................................7................................. Attachments.........................................7........................80 IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 5 of 80 ...............7..77 3............77 3.........8 Custom Tables / Structure in SAP................................10 Configuration Information................................................78 4............................................................................................5 Deadline Monitoring Requirements........................77 3............9 User Exit / Enhancement Detailed Description................................................................7 Custom screen design.79 5............................................................................................... Security and Authorization Requirements..................................................................................................7.....77 3.........................................................Development Functional and Technical Specification 3..............................................................78 3.....................................................................................................7........................................

This document will discuss loading fixed assets using two methods. SERVANTISSIMO Document Change History) to SAP CAP. and the technical description for a development in SAP or SAS needed.2 Purpose of this document This document describes from a business perspective the purpose of the required migration. (AGA Group).Development Functional and Technical Specification 1 General Information This document has been created within the framework of the GRP@AGA project. There are two different ways of migrating data from feeder systems. This will align AGA Group with the rest of the Allianz business globally through the implementation of a global template (GRP kernel solution). 1. Realisation of the project will be conducted in several steps. which will have to adhere in general to already accepted GRP solution for MAF based on the GRP kernel solution. The migration focus is on asset master data. The GoLive of the pilot project – rollout on Mondial Assistance France (MAF) – is planned for the 2012-01-01.1 Document Change History Date Changed by Yagna Reddy Michel Schneider Chapters changed All 1 and 2 Reason for update Creation of file Feedback of internal review 08. It should also provide the developer with a logical overview of what data has to be migrated using BDC/LSMW. In order to meet the business requirements of asset accounting there is a need to migrate the asset master data records from the feeder systems (e. several GRP rollout projects have been performed by different operational units (OE) in the past in order to enhance the reporting speed. The core aim of the GRP@AGA project is to deliver homogeneous system platform (SAP ERP) for all insurance and non-insurance related finance departments at OEs belonging to AGA INTERNATIONAL S.07.g.A.2011 18.2011 1. Moreover. It will be followed by rollins on the different OEs. information on GAPs. According to the Global Reporting Program (GRP) running since 2002. quality and efficiency. Currently the to-be solution is represented by the GRP kernel solution in order to meet those targets. IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 6 of 80 .07. the document is used to provide him with all relevant details on functional requirements (function and features).

we use LSMW tool.3 Business Needs and Requirements A fixed asset is an object. 3. If for example you are not creating fixed assets in SAP. IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 7 of 80 . The different items of information are structured according to area of use and functions in the system to make it easier for users to create. Please refer to IP 320336_IP_FC_WS1_Customizing_ FIAA_Fully_New for further information on the customizing of FI-AA for AGA. The machine is to be written off using straight-line depreciation. Batch Input. Recording. how a fixed asset is valuated for each depreciation area. 2. and displaying asset master records. 1. 2. General Master Data / Organizational Assignments This part of the master record contains general information about the fixed asset. we can do it manually. Standard Mapping is done in LSMW and data validation is done implicitly by SAP whereas in BDC we have to do it explicitly. Each asset master record consists of two parts that are described below. Direct input. BDC recording This is suitable for a very basic upload. It allows you to leverage the full power of ABAP while using standard SAP processing functions. Example: In the valuation section for a machine. 2. maintain. and evaluate master data. yet it does a lot of the file management and processing work automatically. but rather updating one field in fixed assets which already exist in the system then this might be the right approach. For a one-time conversion into SAP. For any data complexity. 1. a right. Maintaining fixed assets involves creating. it was specified to be written off in depreciation area 20 (cost-accounting depreciation) within a period of three years. or another item owned by an enterprise that is intended for longterm use and can be individually identified in the balance sheet. LSMW doesn't supports whereas in BDC.Development Functional and Technical Specification 1. LSMW is used for SAP standard applications whereas BDC is for customized applications. changing. Valuation Parameters In the valuation section of an asset master record is defined. Difference between LSMW and BDC are 1. A new LSMW for AGA on client 780 will have to be written for the data migration. LSMW internally might well in using IDOCs. 4. But it is not flexible enough to be used for the creation of fixed asset data.

Asset Master data of Allianz Global Assistance has to be provided.Development Functional and Technical Specification 1.4 Open Issues 1. 2. Identifying the tool (whether LSMW or BDS) to migrate the legacy data IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 8 of 80 .

for individual financial statements. Whereas in data migration the asset master is updated with values through a transaction code called as AS91.1 Solution Overview The functionality of the migration is aimed at the synchronisation of the feeder systems (e. You can also enter this date manually when creating an asset. depreciation area and other master data are associated with the Asset Class. So it will be uploaded into SAP through flat file. Normally. The reconciliation GL account is not automatically updated at this point of time. However. Data migration is slightly different from a normal transaction which happens in Asset accounting module. Cost Center: The SAP system uses the cost center assignment in the asset master record to determine the cost center affected when fixed asset depreciation or Gain/loss from asset sales type of postings are done. Old Fixed Asset Number: You can enter Legacy Asset number in this field to keep a track of the old numbers.g. or management accounting values). but only to this date being the default for the asset value date when the first acquisition is posted. SERVANTISSIMO) with the respective master data on SAP FI module using data migration. Depreciation area: An area showing the valuation of a fixed asset for a particular purpose (for example.Development Functional and Technical Specification 2 Functional Description 2. Asset Class can be determined based on legal or management requirements. Normally. The reconciliation accounts are updated manually through another transaction code called OASV. Creating a Legacy Asset needs following information to be uploaded: 1) Asset Class: Each asset master record must be assigned to one asset class. this does not lead to the asset being capitalized. 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 9 of 80 . then this check box has to be checked. in asset accounting the day to day transactions is posted with values through FI bookings and at the same time the asset reconciliation is updated online realtime. Capitalization Date: The capitalization date is the value date of an asset. Company Code: One Fixed Asset is assigned to one company code. Description: Description of the Fixed Asset Manage Historically: If it is legacy Asset and using transaction AS91. balance sheets for tax purposes.

We can enter and change values by transferring asset data From a previous system. Production status .The asset data transfer is complete. or by posting. Before the system goes live. Categories of Status 0 Asset data transfer completed 1 Asset data transfer not yet completed 2 Test company code with data transfer always allowed 3 Company code deactivated . Which status will we use when? 2.We can change values by transferring asset data from a previous system.1 Set Company Code Status Test status . the sequence for the depreciation areas may be impacted.2 Legacy Asset Data Transfer 2. 10) Take Over values: These are filled depending on the Customization and Depreciation areas.2. the sequence of the depreciation areas for the data takeover transaction is specified. During the transfer of legacy data. After completion of migration company code status must be changed to ‘0’ to avoid inconsistencies in depreciation calculations.2. the first depreciation area to be transferred is generally the book depreciation area.2 Specify Sequence of depreciation areas In this field we define the order in which you want to update depreciation areas with values during legacy data transfer. In this step. IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 10 of 80 . If there are additional depreciation areas for local /fiscal purposes.e 2 till asset master data is transferred using Transaction Code AS91and balances are updated in transaction code OASV. it is essential that you set the system status to "production" (not test). Transfer status . but posting is not possible.Development Functional and Technical Specification 9) Depreciation Key: The depreciation key (valuation key) controls the valuation of the asset in the particular depreciation areas. You determine this sequence by entering a relative number in this field.reporting allowed Company code status is set to Test i. You can only change values by posting. 2.

2012. IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 11 of 80 .2. Posting up to this date will be included in the transfer. 2011. The system cannot transfer any historical transactions. with no changes allowed) as it normally would. This specification also determines whether we want to perform the transfer during the fiscal year (with transfer of posted transactions/depreciation in the current fiscal year) or at the end of the fiscal year (without transactions).12.5 Transfer Foreign Currency Values This is important to that carry out this step if you manage depreciation areas in foreign Currencies. In this step. -> Does that mean it will be technically migrated into SAP CAP only on the 31st December? System will start calculating depreciation from 01. This specification can only be made for areas that are managed in foreign currency. The system then does not provide values itself for the area (by taking over values from another area. It can only transfer cumulative values from the end of the last fiscal year. Example: Transfer date is last day of the fiscal year • • • • • Transfer date – December 31.2.01. If the transfer date is not the last day of the fiscal year (according to the fiscal year variant in FI).Development Functional and Technical Specification 2. although they are defined as dependent areas by the Customizing settings. The company is going live with SAP on 01.2012 To make it simple. you specify that you will provide values for the foreign currency area during the legacy data transfer. and the transactions in the current fiscal year (the second is only possible for transfer during the fiscal year).2.01. determine that foreign currency areas can receive values during old assets data takeover. During FY) This step is only necessary if you want to perform an old assets data takeover during the fiscal year. 2011 Last closed fiscal year 2011 Specify the take over date as 31. you must specify the period up to which depreciation was posted in the previous system.3 Specify Transfer Date / Last Closed Fiscal Year Here we specify the transfer date for the Allianz Global Assistance asset data transfer.2011. This date determines the status of posting to be used for the transfer. In this case we specify that depreciation was posted up to 31st December 2011 in the previous (legacy) system. Using this indicator. the legacy data will be transferred on 31. Then the depreciation areas are not supplied with values from another area by the system. the system interprets this as transfer during the fiscal year.4 Specify Last Period Posted in Previous System (Transf. 2. This period refers to the posted depreciation that is to be transferred during old assets data takeover. Allianz Global Assistance is going live on 1st January. We can only make an entry in this field for an area which is managed in foreign currency.12.2012 2. In this case.

By default the relevant GL accounts will have been created as reconciliation accounts.7 Set Reconciliation Accounts (Manually) This step is required for conversion purposes. Do we need to transfer assets in foreign currencies? 2. the reconciliation flag is reset. As part of the conversion. since the depreciation calculation by SAP might differ due to some rounding difference. Once they are set as reconciliation accounts. the flag is removed from the GL accounts per asset class per company code. IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 12 of 80 . Carried out directly in client during cutover.2. OAMK allows this to be carried out manually. What are the consequences of using one or the other way? 2. the takeover values for this depreciation area is calculated manually/automation tool. Please note that if any change to depreciation area sequence is undertaken. that the manually input flag will change position and will require updating.2. After the balances have been loaded. Is that really clear already? Up to now I thought we would load the assets data into SAP CAP at their original value and then depreciate them in SAP using the depreciation run.6 Recalculate Depreciation for Previous Years If you need system to recalculate depreciation for the previous year up to the date of the transfer there is an option available to calculate depreciation. This is maintainable in each client except production where this step is managed by the cutover strategy.Development Functional and Technical Specification For any Depreciation area with foreign currency values fixed at the Group Rate as at the takeover date. timing difference as compared to the legacy system. Normally this step is not done. the system will only post to them via Asset Accounting from this point onwards.

GUIDANCE ONLY: < Please provide the high level description of the impacted business process > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Text 2.business process at transaction level.xlsx The format of this file needs to be described.5 Data Requirements Require flat file for migrating the data from legacy system to SAP. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT • Impacted Sub-process 1 Text • Impacted Sub-process 2 Text 2.Development Functional and Technical Specification 2.3 Impacted business process TEXT TO BE REMOVED. IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 13 of 80 . FF_AA. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Provide the high level description of the impacted sub .4 Impacted sub-process TEXT TO BE REMOVED.

Technical Description – Development Types TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY < This chapter is used to describe all relevant technical details for SAS or SAP developments implemented. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT In the following chapters are described the following (mark the line in the middle with an “x”) – the text in the 3rd column is a link to the chapter within the document SAP Enhancement SAP Conversion SAP Forms SAP Interface SAP ECC Reports SAP BW Reports SAP Workflow SAS Developments 3 SAP Enhancement 3.5 3.6 SAP BW Report 3.10 SAS Developments IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 14 of 80 .2 SAP Conversion 3. Fill in all sub chapters of the relevant development type.4 SAP Interface 3. In some chapters are provided examples and guidance on what content is expected.3 SAP Forms 3.7 SAP Workflow 3. besides the chapters marked as optional.5SAP ECC Report 3.7.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.

Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.2 Custom Tables / Structure in SAP TEXT TO BE REMOVED.De s cr ip tio n KEY 1 Des c KEY 2 Des c s y -f ield FIELD 1 Des c T ab le 4 Nam e . In this instance. as the remaining attributes will be default values for the selected Domain.De s cr ip tio n KEY 1 Des c KEY 2 Des c KEY 3 Des c KEY 4 Des c KEY 5 Des c KEY 6 Des c KEY 7 Des c FIELD 1 FIELD 2 Des c Des c FIELD 3 Des c FIELD 4 FIELD 5 Des c Des c FIELD 6 FIELD 7 Des c Des c FIELD 8 Des c Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/LenTy pe/Len Ty pe/Len pe/Len pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty Ty Ty T ab le 2 Nam e .1. the data table row for that field should not be completed beyond ‘Domain’.1 Table Access Diagram T ab le 1 Nam e .De s cr ip tio n KEY 1 Des c KEY 2 Des c s y -f ield FIELD 1 Des c T ab le 3 Nam e .De s cr ip tio n KEY 1 Des c KEY 2 Des c s y -f ield FIELD 1 Des c Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/LenTy pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty 3. >END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Table Name Short text Size category IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 15 of 80 .1 SAP Enhancement 3. and the properties of its fields. NB: Existing SAP Data Elements and/or Domains should be used whenever possible when creating custom table fields.1.De s cr ip tio n KEY 1 Des c KEY 2 Des c s y -f ield FIELD 1 Des c T ab le 5 Nam e . GUIDANCE ONLY: < This section should detail the attributes of any custom table used. in order to avoid unnecessary typos.

Development Functional and Technical Specification Table maintenance allowed Data class Buffering Table maintenance generation Authorization Group Field Name Data Element Domain Type Length Check TableField Key Field Foreign Description Key Comments 3.4 Data Flow Diagram IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 16 of 80 .3 Data Validation TEXT TO BE REMOVED.1. GUIDANCE ONLY < Provide the data validation rules > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Table Field Name Validation Rule 3.1.

Data declarations should not be included in pseudo-code. gather the inventories) Each main step needs to start with description of the process.1. Validate user input. (i.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3. in functional language.1. All major checking should be specified.e.5 Pseudo Code TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY < • • • • • • • Pseudo-code should describe the main steps that will be performed in a program with easy to follow logic and select statements.6 Technical details TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY < IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 17 of 80 . > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. Begin each section of pseudo-code with a heading that clearly describes the logic to follow. Format the pseudo-code into logical processing units. such as whether the internal table is empty. unless the data declaration will impact the logic. or if SYSUBRC is equal to zero. Logic should be detailed enough so that any developer can be able to code the object without significant effort on logic redesign.

1 SAP User-Exits Enhancement Main Program Includes Form Routines 3.4 Menu Exits Enhancement Menu/Path Function/Transaction Code 3.6 Search Help Exits Field Name Field Description Import / Export Key Field Data Element Type (CHAR.1.6.1.3 Field Exits Main Program Name Function Module Name Screen Field Name Enhancement Field Exit Id Screen Number Conditions for execution 3. For all chapters below also separate Excel sheets can be attached per chapter > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.1.1.1.Development Functional and Technical Specification All chapters are optional.1.5 Screen Exits Screen Number Enhancement Main Program Name Program Name & Sub-Screen Number 3.2 Function Exits Main Program Logical trigger Point Project Enhancement Component Function Module Name Includes 3. Length Default Value IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 18 of 80 .6. only those ones which are needed needs to be filled in.6.6.6.6.

GUIDANCE ONLY <For FI related transaction specifically > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 19 of 80 .9 Custom Transaction TEXT TO BE REMOVED.6.7 Search Help Assignment Standard Search Help Collective Search Help Elementary Search Help 3.1.6.12 Substitution TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY < Functional details of custom transaction can be incorporated here: Number of screens required and flow diagram can be included and provide the selection screen screen shot along with the table name and field name and screen shot for the required output.1.6. GUIDANCE ONLY < Provide the details of the Business transaction Event if some specific config required that can be mentioned here > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.6.8 BADI BADI Definition Implementation name Methods Comments 3.6.1.10 Menu/Submenu Routine number Business logic required Requirement routine 3.6.1.1.1.11 Business Transaction event TEXT TO BE REMOVED. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.Development Functional and Technical Specification (I/E) (Y/N) NUMC) 3.

Development Functional and Technical Specification Validation Description Fields required for validation Point of Validation Table used in validation Business Rules Substituted Field Derived from Field Table used in Substitution Business Rules 3. ** Other formatting requirements – left or right justification.6. etc.13 Screen Details Screen Number:       Screen Layout: (type or attach details of screen layout)       Screen Field Mapping: Fie ld #* Field Descrip tion Fiel d Typ e SAP Refere nce Field Scr een Fiel d Len gth Inp ut/ Out put Fiel d Mand atory/ Optio nal Defau lt value s Get Value (G) Set Value (S) Or Both (B)) Match codes used (if any) Other field formatting requirement s ** * Number the fields sequentially for referencing. (if any)       Processing Functionality IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 20 of 80 . Necessary field validations and sorting logic. bright. padding requirements.1. invisible / visible.

Development Functional and Technical Specification Pre-screen display processing: Screen Processing Pseudo code: Screen Flow Diagram IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 21 of 80 .

Identify the key contacts responsible for this process.3 Currency and Units of Measure TEXT TO BE REMOVED.2 Extract Logic TEXT TO BE REMOVED.g.1 Data Cleaning Requirements TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY < Describe the extract logic: filtering (e. GUIDANCE ONLY: < The texts of the report may be different in different countries.2.g. What language should be used to derive these texts? The login language or another? > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 22 of 80 . monthly balances. size of the documents) > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. GUIDANCE ONLY < Specify how data cleansing will be handled. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.4 Language of Texts TEXT TO BE REMOVED. last two fiscal years). summarizing (e. active vendors only.2.2 SAP Conversion 3. GUIDANCE ONLY < Are all the units of measure and currency details in the data mapping tables correct? Will the report work for different currencies? What about the EURO? What happens to the report if the common measure of weight used on client’s sites is changed to tones instead of kilograms? Or to stones and pounds? > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.2.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.2.

7 Starting Condition (Optional) TEXT TO BE REMOVED. You can also add a separate spreadsheet > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.9 Table Access Diagram TEXT TO BE REMOVED.2.2. Patterns. GUIDANCE ONLY <Table Access Diagram with primary key relationships between tables.2. Single/Multiple selection. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Name Table-Field / Check Box / Radio Button – with group Parameter (P) / Selectoption (S) Comments (Range.8 Business Rules (Optional) TEXT TO BE REMOVED.) Default Value Desired screen design (selection possibilities): (use attachment if possible): 3. Mandatory etc. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Detail exactly what is needed at the selection screen by using this table. Not necessary if calling transaction(s) to update SAP tables IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 23 of 80 . Some SAP technical knowledge will be needed for the complete production of this table.5 File Layout (In Sequence) 3.6 Selection Screen Details (if applicable) TEXT TO BE REMOVED.2. The programmer will be able to construct the screen directly from the details in this table. GUIDANCE ONLY < Provide any business rules that are applicable for the transformation.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.2. GUIDANCE ONLY: < When should the conversion be run? Does another conversion need to be run before this one is triggered? Should it be a batch only program (with added security) or is it needed on-line as well? Will the program automatically start a batch session or should someone be in place to trigger these? > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.

Delete these instructions and extra lines in the section. 4. select TDS  Insert TAD (do not use standard paste) 5. Open your previously created Excel TAD spreadsheet from disk and select the area covered by the TAD. switch back to this word document and position cursor where you'd like to insert the TAD. and extra lines in this section to avoid printing an extra page. Without closing Excel. You're done! Note: If you create your TAD in an embedded excel spreadsheet and then copy and paste from the embedded object and not from an excel spreadsheet on disk. Delete these instructions. You will not be able to edit or delete it. From the menu. You're done! > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. select TDS  Insert Graphic (do not use standard paste) 3.) Default Value Variants: Attach selection screen shot here 3. 6.Development Functional and Technical Specification (Table access diagram to be attached) Insert Image Here . Resize the image.11 Data Conversion & Interface Definition TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 24 of 80 . Press Ctrl-C to copy TAD to clipboard. From the menu. Patterns. Single/Multiple Selection. Word may insert the spreadsheet as a protected object. 7. example. Mandatory.10 Selection Criteria Name Table Field/ Check box/ Radio button Select-option (S) or Parameter (P) S or P Comments (Range. To insert graphics within the document (non-OLE objects): 1. 2. Resize the diagram. etc.2. 3. You should create your TAD excel files on disk and not as embedded icon files. Copy the bitmap image to the clipboard 2.To insert TAD (or other OLE object): 1. 5. 4.2.

if the material exists. whereas for materials not already established in SAP. Mapping fields of the flat file to SAP asset master record fields 3. The migration consists of seven steps in BDC 1. EBCDIC. etc.2. IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 25 of 80 . Rectify the errors if found and same process will follow. for materials. Trap all the errors in the program 5.2.13 BDC Method Batch Data Communication or BDC is a batch interfacing technique that SAP developed. MM02 is called. One is using statement ‘Call Transaction’ directly.e.12 Data Mapping Matrix 3. indicate any relevant transaction codes and a description of the dynamic transaction call (i.Development Functional and Technical Specification < For inbound interfaces. It is a common data transportation method and is especially useful in large data communication scenario. Excel file. MM01 is called). Call the transaction of Asset master AS91 4. the screen is simulated directly but difficult for error processing. The other method is to create a BDC session. In this method. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT File Name Inbound / Outbound I/O File Type (ASCII. Actual data transportation is executed when running this BDC session.) Location Description Logical File Name File Delimiter Comments Source System: Target System:             System Diagram:       3. Creation of flat file 2. There are two methods to run BDC program.

xls This file is not filled. This program copies the Asset master data and asset transaction in FI Asset Accounting systems. please include them in the source fields as well. The field for Depreciation Key is AFASLXX.14 LSMW The migration of data using LSMW consists of following steps SAP provides Standard LSMW to upload legacy Fixed Assets as a whole or its parts (Sub Numbers). AFASL01 for Book Depreciation.2. 'XX' depends on how many depreciation areas.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3. For e. AFASL02 for Group Depreciation etc. E. 3.13.g. In addition to this. Take Over values are also present in the header structure and should be mapped with Depreciation areas. SAP automatically fills the Depreciation areas based on the Asset Class. Maintain fields in step 3 for the input structure.2.0001 (Batch Input) 2) 3) Create a flat structure for input data in step 2. While running the transaction online. if you want to change the Useful life in Years/Periods. Most of the fields are available in header structure provided by SAP. The steps 1) Maintain Object attributes Object . of source structure is as shown below: IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 26 of 80 .0160 Method . Similarly.g. field for Depreciation Area is AFABEXX. But with this program. Depreciation Area and Depreciation Keys MUST be provided.1 For BDC/Call Transaction DMM for BDC Call Transaction.

Development Functional and Technical Specification 4) Maintain structure relations: Since we have a flat structure. IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 27 of 80 . Assign files to the target structure Read file Convert File 10) Create Batch Input session: Normally. relate only header level to input structure. But. this step creates a batch input session which can run using SM35. 5) Maintain Field mapping and conversion rules: create the source fields for all target fields and give transaction as constant 'AS01'. 6) 7) 8) 9) Specify Files: provide the path of the file in this step. this is the case with this LSMW program.

15. If Configuration exists in more than one SAP system.15 ALE Configuration (optional) TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY < The following tables should be used to document all ALE/EDI configurations. then the information in the following section should be repeated in multiple tables.2. IDoc Type Structure TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 28 of 80 .Development Functional and Technical Specification 3. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.1 For ALE/IDOC/BAPI/Direct Input DMM For ALE/IDOC/ BAPI/Direct Input Source System System name & Client or Logical Partner Profile Target System & Client or Logical System Name Message Type Basic IDoc Type IDoc Extension Business Object / Methods Process Code / Function Module 1.2.

Link type and serialisation type of message type Message type Serialisation object type Object type link 6. Inbound process codes Process Code Process Code description 5. Assignment of FM to Logical message and IDoc type Function Module Obj type FctTyp Directn BasicTyp Extension Log message type MsgCode MsgFunct 3.Development Functional and Technical Specification < This table documents the exact IDoc type structure of a customized IDoc > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT SAP IDoc Type: IDoc Extension: Parent Segment: New Child Segment: IDoc Field Field Name Data Element/Type Format/Length Comments 2. Characteristics of inbound function modules Function Module Input type Dialog allowed 4. Workflow event linkages to be activated Object type Event Receiver type IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 29 of 80 .

2. 3.2.2.2.2. Field Name Field Type Starting Position / Delimiter Length Decimal Format Mandatory (M) / Optional (O) 1.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3. GUIDANCE ONLY <List the function modules used in the program> END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. else write N/A> END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.16 Custom Dictionary Objects (optional) TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONL < Use an appropriate attachment.21 Pseudo Code TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY < IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 30 of 80 .18 Performance Considerations (optional) TEXT TO BE REMOVED. Table-View Structure and Search Help to be attached > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. Volume of data:       3.17 File Layout Input / Output File Name Ref. GUIDANCE ONLY <Dependency on other programs / external applications (if any)> END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.2.20 Relevant Function Modules TEXT TO BE REMOVED.19 Dependency TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY <Performance considerations (if any).2.

• All parameters of a function call should be specified > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 31 of 80 . Data declarations should not be included in pseudo-code. (i.e. in functional language. Logic should be detailed enough so that any developer can be able to code the object without significant effort on logic redesign. All major checking should be specified such as whether the internal table is empty. gather the inventories) Each main step needs to start with description of the process. unless the data declaration will impact the logic. or if SYSUBRC is equal to zero.Development Functional and Technical Specification • • • • • • • Pseudo-code should describe the main steps that will be performed in a program with easy to follow logic and select statements. Validate user input. Format the pseudo-code into logical processing units. Begin each section of pseudo-code with a heading that clearly describes the logic to follow.

3.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3. 3.3.1.2 Desired functionality Output type(s): Form Types: Transmission medium: Legal requirements: Type of printer: Paper Size: Orientation: Portrait/Landscape: Special stationary to be used: 3.3.3 SAP Forms 3.2 Execution Mode Details TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY < Specify the execution mode details whether the execution mode is transactional or stand alone mode > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Transactional: • Output Determination: Print Program Layout Set Output Type • Navigation Path: page 32 of 80 IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> .1 Printing Existing Solution Menu Path for transaction: Values to be used and output type: Actions to be taken: 3.3.1.1 SAP Script/Forms Customizing requirements for the form have to be added to the customizing chapter of this template.

3.3. etc. GUIDANCE ONLY < Mention the technical details of the development.Development Functional and Technical Specification • Batch Job Name: Stand Alone: Select-Options: Name Table Field/ Check box/ Radio button Select-option (S) or Parameter (P) S or P Comments (Range. (i.3. gather the inventories) Each main step needs to start with description of the process. such as whether the internal table is empty. unless the data declaration will impact the logic. Single/Multiple Selection. • • • • • • Logic should be detailed enough so that any developer can be able to code the object without significant effort on logic redesign.e. Begin each section of pseudo-code with a heading that clearly describes the logic to follow. in functional language. Mandatory. Format the pseudo-code into logical processing units. Fill the appropriate section > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.) Default Value Selection Screen Layout: (insert attachment if applicable): 3. All major checking should be specified. Patterns.3.2 Pseudo Code TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY < Pseudo-code should describe the main steps that will be performed in a program with easy to follow logic and select statements. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 33 of 80 .3. Data declarations should not be included in pseudo-code.3 Technical Details TEXT TO BE REMOVED. Validate user input. or if SYSUBRC is equal to zero.1 Flow Diagrams TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY < Logical flow of the execution of the form > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.

GUIDANCE ONLY < Attachment giving the look of the layout of the form to be developed > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.3.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3. IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 34 of 80 . > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.4 Print Program TEXT TO BE REMOVED..3.7 Windows TEXT TO BE REMOVED. WN Print on page All Pages Label Position X Y 3..3 Form Layout TEXT TO BE REMOVED.6 Smart form TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY <Details of the windows used in the layout > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Reference W1 . specify the standard text ID in the Standard/Application Text(s) table above.3.3. GUIDANCE ONLY < Details of SAP script can be incorporated here.3.3.3..3..3. GUIDANCE ONLY < Details of custom print program can be incorporated here.3.. GUIDANCE ONLY < Details of Smart form can be incorporated here.8 Standards Texts / Text Modules Reference Text / Field Name Print on page Label Position Font Output Format Font Format If a logo is to be printed.5 SAP script TEXT TO BE REMOVED.3. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. If it is a SAP print program add the information what the print program does > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.3.

3.Development Functional and Technical Specification Logo: Yes/No Barcodes Yes / No Barcode Field Name:      Verification of Barcode Printing Capability:       3.3. GUIDANCE ONLY < Provide Paragraph formats used IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 35 of 80 .3.10 Translation Reference Description of use (in Language1) Description of use (in Language2) Description of use (in Language3) Text module Name Notes 3.9 Field Mapping Field Field Description Functionality Logic Print on page Font Font Format Window 3.12 Styles TEXT TO BE REMOVED.3.13 Paragraph formats TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY < Provide styles used > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.3.3.3.3.3.11 Layout Details Position of Left Margin (Specify Unit) Position of Right Margin (Specify Unit) Position of Logo (Specify Unit) Logo (Specify Logo) Position of Main Window (Specify Unit) 3.3.

3.Development Functional and Technical Specification > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Paragraph Format Description Indents and spacing Font Tabs Numbering and outline 3. GUIDANCE ONLY < Provide Character formats used > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Character format Description Standard settings Font 3.3.De s cr ip tio n KEY 1 Des c KEY 2 Des c KEY 3 Des c KEY 4 Des c KEY 5 Des c KEY 6 Des c KEY 7 Des c FIELD 1 FIELD 2 Des c Des c FIELD 3 Des c FIELD 4 FIELD 5 Des c Des c FIELD 6 FIELD 7 Des c Des c FIELD 8 Des c Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/LenTy pe/Len Ty pe/Len pe/Len pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty Ty Ty T ab le 2 Nam e .De s cr ip tio n KEY 1 Des c KEY 2 Des c s y -f ield FIELD 1 Des c Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/LenTy pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty pe/Len pe/Len Ty pe/Len Ty IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 36 of 80 .4 Table Access Diagram T ab le 1 Nam e .De s cr ip tio n KEY 1 Des c KEY 2 Des c s y -f ield FIELD 1 Des c T ab le 4 Nam e .3.14 Character formats TEXT TO BE REMOVED.De s cr ip tio n KEY 1 Des c KEY 2 Des c s y -f ield FIELD 1 Des c T ab le 5 Nam e .De s cr ip tio n KEY 1 Des c KEY 2 Des c s y -f ield FIELD 1 Des c T ab le 3 Nam e .

>END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Table Name Short text Size category Table maintenance allowed Data class Buffering Table maintenance generation Authorization Group Field Name Data Element Domain Type Length Check TableField Key Field Foreign Description Key Comments IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 37 of 80 . and the properties of its fields. GUIDANCE ONLY: < This section should detail the attributes of any custom table used.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3. in order to avoid unnecessary typos. as the remaining attributes will be default values for the selected Domain. NB: Existing SAP Data Elements and/or Domains should be used whenever possible when creating custom table fields.5 Custom Tables / Structure in SAP TEXT TO BE REMOVED.3. In this instance. the data table row for that field should not be completed beyond ‘Domain’.

4.4 SAP Interface 3. Real-Time Immediate transfer of small data set. Excel Upload Manually invoked from SAP session.1 Interface Classification TEXT TO BE REMOVED. Near Real-Time One-way message-based transfer of data. Other Specify: Interface Frequency Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly Quarterly Yearly On-Demand Other Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: How often: Specify: Type of Records Sent Full record load Send all records every time interface is executed Delta full records Only send records where one or more fields have changed since previous execution Delta records Only send fields (and keys) that changed since previous interface execution Other Specify: Volume (per single execution) Average Volume: Peak Volume: <Volume> records per interface execution <Lower Volume – Upper Volume> IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 38 of 80 . > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Interface Number Interface Name Direction (with respect to SAP R/3) <Interface Number> <Interface Name> Inbound Outbound Other Interface data flows inbound to SAP R/3 Interface data flows outbound from SAP R/3 Specify: Interface Type Batch One-way transfer of “accumulated” data set. Usually done by scheduled file transfer. Local spreadsheet file uploaded from PC. Usually triggered by event. GUIDANCE ONLY < Enter the requested information and type one “X” in each checkbox group.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3. Usually triggered by event.

1 Source Interface Data Layout TEXT TO BE REMOVED. and all related error conditions.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3. For the steps that occur within the interface scope indicate who does what. You can also attach a separate spreadsheet.4. when.4.3.2.1 Data Filter Rules TEXT TO BE REMOVED. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Source data is available as (Type “X” for all that apply): IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 39 of 80 . GUIDANCE ONLY < Provide any business rules that are applicable for the transformation between the source and the target.3 Process Flow / Data Flow TEXT TO BE REMOVED.2. Include not only interface steps.4. Do not make any assumptions about how the data will be accessed.3 Interface Data Requirements 3. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.2. your data may be available from both a database and a file. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. GUIDANCE ONLY: < List the data elements that will be provided by the source system for this interface. and instead provide all methods that are available to access the data.4.2 Interface Functionalities 3. For example. but also the steps immediately before and/or after the interface to establish context.2 Other Business Rules TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY < Capture the interface process flow and/or data flow.4. Include diagram(s) if it will help the explanation.4. GUIDANCE ONLY < Describe any filtering rules that may apply for this Interface > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. and clearly indicate scope of the interface within the flow. how.

“Fixed Position”. provide the table columns necessary for this interface: Table Column Element Description Data Type Length If indicated “File” above. “Excel”> XML file <List function. transaction. and instead provide all methods that are available to accommodate the data. or other procedure call that can provide this data set> Development team will decide Procedure Name: Method: Other IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 40 of 80 . Do not make any assumptions about how the data will be delivered.3.2 Target Interface Data Layout TEXT TO BE REMOVED. provide the fields here (preserve order): Field # Field Description Data Type Length If indicated “Procedure” above. list field detail here: If you have preferences or concerns on the information in this section. GUIDANCE ONLY: < List the data elements that are required by the target system for this interface. “VENDOR Number”> <List function. For example. “Comma Delimited”. “ABC0001”. your data may be deliverable as both a file and a transaction call. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Target data can be delivered as (Type “X” for all that apply): Database File Table Name(s): Type: <e.Development Functional and Technical Specification Table Name(s): Type: Database File Procedure Name: Method: Other < Provide Table Name> <e.g.4. mention them here: 3. provide the fields of the result set here: Field Name Field Description Data Type Length If indicated “Other” above. transaction. or other procedure call that can provide this data set> If indicated “Database” above.g.

and preferably zipped.4. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Source Element Transformation Target Element Comments 3.csv. Other mapping documents can be attached in this section as supporting documentation. but this MUST be populated with all of the data elements used in this interface. provide the table columns necessary for this interface: Table Column Element Description Data Type Length If indicated “File” above. provide the fields here (preserve order): Field # Field Description Data Type Length If indicated “Procedure” above.3 Source / Target Data Mapping TEXT TO BE REMOVED. mention them here: 3. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Complete the list.5 Data Retention TEXT TO BE REMOVED.Development Functional and Technical Specification If indicated “Database” above.3. list field detail here: If you have preferences or concerns on the information in this section. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Provide two attachments of sample source data with the expected target data after this interface is executed.4 Sample Data TEXT TO BE REMOVED. provide the fields of the result set here: Field Name Field Description Data Type Length If indicated “Other” above.3.4. Supply the sample data in the native format or .3. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. GUIDANCE ONLY: IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 41 of 80 .4.

> END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.6 Special Case: Bi-Directional Real Time Interface TEXT TO BE REMOVED. If not file based.4 Table Access Diagram TEXT TO BE REMOVED. Mandatory. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT None 7 days 15 days 30 days Other Data retention is not necessary for this interface (default) Specify : 3. duplicate the table from section (insert source link) and capture the “return data” mapping rules for the “Source” system.3.) S or P Default Value Variants: Attach selection screen shot here IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 42 of 80 .e. If applicable. etc.4. Parameter (P) Single/Multiple Selection. then a second data mapping is required. then the source or target system must fill any data retention requirements. Not necessary if calling transaction(s) to update SAP tables > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. GUIDANCE ONLY <Table Access Diagram with primary key relationships between tables. Patterns. GUIDANCE ONLY: < If you know this interface will be a bi-directional real-time interface (i.4.5 Selection Criteria Name Table Field/ Check box/ Radio button Select-option (S) or Comments (Range. the “Source” system sends and receives data in the same execution).4. This can be useful for reconciliation purposes. Indicate the retention period for this interface.Development Functional and Technical Specification < In file based interfaces a “backup” copy of interface data can be retained in the middleware for each execution.

6 SAP Requirements 3.4.4.4. capture the details here.6.3 ALE and IDOC specific information ( if any ) Field/Parameter Source System & Client or Logical System Name Target System & Client or Logical System Name Sender Partner Number Sender Partner Type Receiver Partner Number Receiver Partner Type Message Type IDoc Type Extension Name Business Object Values 3. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Describe what initiates the execution of this interface. Custom SAP Transaction (New) Custom SAP Transaction (Existing) Standard SAP Transaction None Name: Name: Name: 3. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 43 of 80 .1 Interface Trigger in SAP and/or Middleware TEXT TO BE REMOVED.4.6. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Describe any requirements around the timing of this interface.6.4.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.6. > > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.4 SAP Scheduling / Performance Requirements / Service Level Agreement TEXT TO BE REMOVED.2 SAP Transaction If the interface uses an SAP transaction to extract or insert data.

7 Middleware Solution 3. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Application Name Name Abbreviation Primary Contact SAP Values All historical data will be converted to or is already compatible with SAP values Legacy ValuesApplication will not be converted and requires ongoing translation to SAP values Mixture Specify: <e. “SAP Cost Centers.4. data retrieval logic diagram can be mentioned here.5 SAP Special Requirements TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY: < This section should contain a high level outline of the mapping rules and conversion criteria.1 Legacy System Details TEXT TO BE REMOVED.4. Information like data retrieval logic. <Application Name> Legacy Application Conversion Strategy IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 44 of 80 . <Project > team is responsible for providing full file of all partner types and the SAP customer with reference to legacy customer number.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Provide any system requirements that are applicable for SAP. Legacy Employee Numbers”> Other Specify: Conversion of customer number from Legacy to SAP. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Provide the following information on the Legacy System. Business Team will be responsible for one time update.7.4. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.1 Solution Description TEXT TO BE REMOVED.8 Legacy System Requirements 3. GUIDANCE ONLY: <This section should contain an outline of the chosen middleware solution and the processes involved.2 Mapping Rules & Conversion Criteria TEXT TO BE REMOVED.7.8.4.6. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. detail functionality.4.4.g.

> END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.4.3 Legacy Scheduling / Performance Requirements / Service Level Agreement TEXT TO BE REMOVED.g.8. Specify: Legacy Application Decommission What system will replace the legacy functionality after it is decommissioned? Application’s Relationship To Interface Source Target elsewhere Both application Other Interface data originates from this application Interface data is delivered to this application from Interface data is communicated both to and from this Specify: Server / IP Directory Test Database Password Capture Server / IP Directory Prod Database Password Capture <Provide the server /IP details> Same as above Same as above Test environment passwords have been emailed to “<mail Id>” mailbox Test environment is N/A Reason: <Provide the server /IP details> Same as above Same as above Prod environment passwords have been emailed to “<mail Id>” mailbox Prod environment is N/A Reason: 3.8. Q4 2006. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Describe what initiates the execution of this interface. capture the day and time requirements. If time-based. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 45 of 80 .4. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Describe any requirements around the timing of this interface.Development Functional and Technical Specification None application <Project> <Project >: Date Fall 2007.2 Interface Trigger on Legacy System TEXT TO BE REMOVED. …> Other There are currently no plans to decommission this This application will be decommissioned after go-live <N> This application will be decommissioned in <e.

MM02 is called.e.8.5 Legacy Initial Processing TEXT TO BE REMOVED.9 Data Conversion & Interface Definition TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY <For inbound interfaces. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. indicate any relevant transaction codes and a description of the dynamic transaction call (i. MM01 is called).4. EBCDIC.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.4 Legacy Special Requirements TEXT TO BE REMOVED. Excel etc. for materials. whereas for materials not already established in SAP. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Describe any pre-processing the legacy system must perform on interface data before loading. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Provide any system requirements that are applicable for the legacy system.) Location Description Logical File Name File Delimiter Comments Source System: Target System: System Diagram:                   IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 46 of 80 .8.4.4. if the material exists. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT File Name Inbound / Outbound I/O File Type (ASCII.

• STEP 4: Maintain Source Fields Give an overview of the source fields. subproject/description and object name/description of the LSMW object. Write the Objects Attributes. together with their properties for: file contents. Source Fields.4.10 Data Mapping Matrix 3.3 For LSMW TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY < This section needs to be filled if the development is of type LSMW. • STEP 7: Specify Files Give a list of the files needed.10. file structure. delimiter. • STEP 2: Maintain Object Attributes Give an overview of the object type and import technique set up in order to upload the data. • STEP 8: Assign Files Assign the respective files defined in Step 7 to the source structures IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 47 of 80 .10.4. Source Structures. • STEP 3: Maintain Source Structures Give an overview of the source structures defined within LSMW.10. Structure Relations here • STEP1: Initial Screen Give the project name/description. • STEP 5: Maintain Structure Relations Source structure SAP structures • STEP 6: Maintain field mappings and conversion rules Describe the conversion rules required.4.1 For BDC/Call Transaction DMM for BDC/Call Transaction 3. file type and code page.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.2 For ALE/IDOC/BAPI/Direct Input DMM For ALE/IDOC/ BAPI/Direct Input 3.4.

14 Pseudo Code TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY < IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 48 of 80 . GUIDANCE ONLY <List the function modules used in the program > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.4.11 File Layout Input / Output File Name Ref. 3. Field Name Field Type 1.Development Functional and Technical Specification Input files • • • Source structure STEP 9: Read Data STEP 10: Display read data STEP 11: Convert Data • STEP 12: Display converted data etc.4. 2.4. Volume of data:       Starting Position / Delimiter Length Decimal Format Mandatory (M) / Optional (O) 3.13 Relevant Function Modules TEXT TO BE REMOVED.4. GUIDANCE ONLY <Dependency on other programs / external applications (if any) > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.12 Dependency TEXT TO BE REMOVED.

Data declarations should not be included in pseudo-code. Validate user input.Development Functional and Technical Specification • • • • • • • Pseudo-code should describe the main steps that will be performed in a program with easy to follow logic and select statements. • All parameters of a function call should be specified > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. or if SYSUBRC is equal to zero. (i. All major checking should be specified such as whether the internal table is empty. in functional language. unless the data declaration will impact the logic.4. Logic should be detailed enough so that any developer can be able to code the object without significant effort on logic redesign. If Configuration exists in more than one SAP system. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Source System System name & Client or Logical Partner Profile Target System & Client or Logical System Name Message Type Basic IDoc Type IDoc Extension Business Object / Methods Process Code / Function Module 1.e. then the information in the following section should be repeated in multiple tables.15 ALE Configuration (optional) TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY < The following tables should be used to document all ALE/EDI configurations. gather the inventories) Each main step needs to start with description of the process. Begin each section of pseudo-code with a heading that clearly describes the logic to follow. IDoc Type Structure TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY < This table documents the exact IDoc type structure of a Customized IDoc > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT SAP IDoc Type: IDoc Extension: Parent Segment: IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 49 of 80 . Format the pseudo-code into logical processing units.

Link type and serialization type of message type Message type Serialisation object type Object type link 6. Workflow event linkages to be activated Object type Event Receiver type 3.4.16 Custom Data Dictionary Objects (Optional) TEXT TO BE REMOVED GUIDANCE ONLY < Use an appropriate attachment IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 50 of 80 . Characteristics of inbound function modules Function Module Input type Dialog allowed 4. Inbound process codes Process Code Process Code description 5. Assignment of FM to Logical message and IDoc type Function Module Obj type FctTyp Directn BasicTyp Extension Log message type MsgCode MsgFunct 3.Development Functional and Technical Specification New Child Segment: IDoc Field Field Name Data Element/Type Format/Length Comments 2.

Example controls: • How will the receiving system ensure they have the complete data values? • How will the receiving system ensure that source records were accurately converted or transformed? > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Control Control Addressed IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 51 of 80 .4.18 Interface Controls 3. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Interface functionality includes automated processes or manually captured results that will occur for each execution that verify all the data transmitted by the source system has been uploaded to the receiving system.4.1 Completeness Control TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Interface functionality includes automated processes or manually captured results that will occur for each execution that verify the data uploaded to the receiving system is the same data that was transmitted by the source system. else write N/A > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.4. GUIDANCE ONLY <Performance considerations (if any). what values are expected in the trailer record? • Are interface hash totals expected? • How will completeness be verified and validated? > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Control Control Addressed 3.17 Performance Consideration (Optional) TEXT TO BE REMOVED.18.4.2 Accuracy Control TEXT TO BE REMOVED.18.Development Functional and Technical Specification > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. Example controls: • How will the receiving system ensure that they have received all the data intended for their application? • Is a trailer record expected? If yes.

Development Functional and Technical Specification
Control Control Addressed

3.4.18.3

Duplicate Records Control

TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Interface functionality includes processes to handle duplicate records. If the receiving system cannot “handle” duplicate records, this interface includes a process to insure that duplicate records are not transmitted to the receiving system. If the receiving system can “handle” duplicate records, the logic exists to process duplicate records appropriately (i.e. Initiating an update, discard process etc. • Are corresponding key values available in the source system and the receiving system to insure that duplicates do not occur? • Does the receiving system have logic in place to avoid duplicate records from being processed? If no, are duplicate records possible from the sending system? If yes, does this interface require the logic to process duplicate records according to receiving system business rules? > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Control Control Addressed

3.4.18.4

Error Detection and Communication Control

3.4.18.5

Integrity of Data Transformation Control

TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Automated processes or manual result procedures that will execute for each interface execution will be used to verify that the data that is summarized, translated, reformatted, or converted remains accurate and complete during processing. Example controls: • What source values are transformed by Middleware? • How will the validation between the source and receiving system values occur to insure success? • Are cross reference tables used in this interface? How will this transformation be validated? > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Control Control Addressed

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3.4.18.6 Standard File Format Control

TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Automated processes or manual result procedures that will be executed for each interface execution to verify that the data being transmitted by the source system and uploaded to the receiving system is accomplished by using a defined file layout that is not intended to be changed each time the interface is run. Example controls: • What is the format of the data that is sent from the sending system to the receiving system? • How is this format insured? > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Control Control Addressed

3.4.18.7

Interface Data Security

TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Automated processes or manual result procedures that will be executed for each interface execution to verify that the path used to transmit data from the source system to the receiving system either cannot be accessed other than by certain electronic means (i.e. programs, transactions, etc.) or that access path is limited to a few appropriate people. Example controls: • What controls the data security? • How is the security defined? • What enforces this security? > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Control Control Addressed

3.4.19 Compliance
3.4.19.1 Compliance Team Classification

TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Indicate which Compliance Team member has determined the relevance of this interface. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT
Determined by: Not yet determined
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3.4.19.2

Relevant Regulations

TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Indicate any regulations that govern the design and execution of this interface. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT
SOX HIPAA Other Why?: Why?: Specify :

3.4.19.3

Other Regulatory Requirements

TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Describe any additional regulatory requirements (e.g. non-HIPAA, non-SOX). Also include original text from requirement. This ensures that everyone will read the same version of the requirement, even if the official requirement changes over time. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT

3.4.20 Miscellaneous Data Capture (Optional)
3.4.20.1 Interface referring Report Definition Document(s)

TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY: < List the report specification numbers that define the “non-interactive” reports used for monitoring, reconciliation, or logging purposes. Reports necessary to support this interface for monitoring, reconciliation, or logging will require a report specification to be populated. NOTE: The same report can satisfy the requirements for more than one interface specification. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT
Report Specification Number Description

3.4.20.2

Other Pertinent Details

TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY: < If you feel that there is something that needs to be communicated or documented that you are unable to find the proper location in the above template, document it here. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT

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• Why a particular function module was chosen. • What were the major technical problems with the design of the program.5. For Example: • What assumptions are made in the technical specification and what they entail in technical terms.5.2 Selection Screen 3. GUIDANCE ONLY: < This section highlights the key design issues.5 SAP ECC Report 3. GUIDANCE ONLY: IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 56 of 80 . • Key process steps.5. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.1 Extract Data Relationship Diagram TEXT TO BE REMOVED. • Why use a particular kind of logic for the main processing.1 Technical Solution TEXT TO BE REMOVED. • Why use multiple selects than just one. A series of bullet points summarizes the logic chosen for the program and the main technical difficulties.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.2. • Etc.

Diagram Guidelines • The diagram should show all the SAP tables that the program will extract data from. showing the way the fields are ordered. Drawing the diagram removes out many of the main design issues of the program at both the business and the technical levels.2 Selection Prototype TEXT TO BE REMOVED. This will allow QA review at an early stage. one to many etc. titles. • > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.) This is useful as it will show the developer whether they are expected to have multiple or single records for a chosen related record. etc.5. Database tables – using keys F1 and F9. frames.Development Functional and Technical Specification < The purpose of the diagram is to show the database tables that contain the relevant data for the report and the relationships between them.2. the notes section will become much more complicated. • The relationships between tables should also be illustrated in the form of crows feet (one to one.) Note when structures are included in the diagram. GUIDANCE ONLY: < A screen dump of a prototype of the selection screen should be included. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT For Example: IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 57 of 80 .

’ Eg ‘This program will be run each time a sales order is saved > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 58 of 80 . Etc. and (more commonly).Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.3 Starting Condition TEXT TO BE REMOVED.5. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. all the error messages (ID and Classes) prompted by the validations executed at the selection screen will be detailed For Example: • • If an invalid Company Code is entered on the selection screen the message E001(ZF) ‘Company Code & is not valid’ should appear and the field is left open for input. GUIDANCE ONLY: < In this section.5.3 Details TEXT TO BE REMOVED.2. GUIDANCE ONLY: < When should the report be run? Does an interface need to be run before the report is valid. should it be a batch only program (with added security) or is it needed on-line as well? Eg ‘This program will be run after month-end billing.

1 Desired Report Design/Layout Use screen shot if possible 3.5. a desired report design can also be specified here.4.5.4.5. GUIDANCE ONLY: < List of all the fields along with their details are to be mentioned here.4 Data Mapping Tables TEXT TO BE REMOVED.2 Report Example Use screen shot if possible IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 59 of 80 . Look and feel wise.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3./ field Length Type name 3. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Field Name Field Desc Output Output Format Position SAP screen No.

5 Detail Logic Diagrams TEXT TO BE REMOVED. along with the notes associated to them should be the main structure of the program. calculations. the database selects.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3. and formatting and output. complex conversions. They should include critical decision logic. GUIDANCE ONLY: < The diagrams. High Level Overview < P ro g ra m n a m e > S E L E C T I0 O N SC R EEN P R O C E S S IN G M A IN P R O C E S S IN G F IN A L P R O C E S S IN G 1 2 3 > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 60 of 80 .5.

often it is more efficient to perform selects on a database table from the data relationship diagram in the final part of the processing where the output is formatted. If a ’many to one’ relationship exists between two tables because of the program flow (but does not appear in the functional specification as the database relationship is only ‘one to one’ or ‘one to many’). This should be illustrated. The data relationship should be considered in two ways in this diagram.5. as it will have an impact on where the selects in the code page 61 of 80 • • • • IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> . GUIDANCE ONLY: < • Detail logic diagrams will amalgamate the data relationship diagram and the report (or file) layout diagram from the functional specification to illustrate the flow of the program. Only at this point would you retrieve the customer details from the database to be displayed.2 Main Processing TEXT TO BE REMOVED. They should link the input and output format to the data. The programmer should investigate efficient ways of coding the program. For example. The file layout diagram will roughly equate to the final output internal table to be created in the code.5.5. Eg you are to produce a customer report for all the customers that have outstanding invoices for over 30 days. Example: 1 S e l e c t io n S c r e e n P r o c e s s i n g P_C O M P Is s u e e r ro r m e s s a g e to s c r e e n . L e a v e fi e l d o p e n fo r i n p u t R B_TES T Is c o m p a n y c o d e v a li d ? N o Is T e s t R a d i o b u t to n s e le c te d N o S e t p ro g ra m m o d e to l i v e Yes Yes A ccept com pany code S e t p ro g ra m m o d e t o te s t > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. Each database table will roughly equate to each subroutine.5. Through program validations and calculations the number of valid customers is greatly reduced.1 Selection Screen TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY: < The diagram should show the processing triggered by the selection screen. The diagram should not be a simple copy and paste of the diagrams from the function specification.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.

• Direction arrows should be included in the diagram. but it should not be a full on logic-flow diagram to avoid over complication. Example: > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 62 of 80 . the functional specification may state that document headers are selected first and then the subsequent item lines are then selected afterwards. For example. There should be no decision logic included in the diagram unless this impacts upon where the data is taken from or what the overall output is. However it may prove to be more efficient to select the item lines first and then get the corresponding header lines due to the information that the program has already accumulated.Development Functional and Technical Specification appear.

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5.Development Functional and Technical Specification 2 M A IN P R O C E S S IN G Is R B _ O P E N s e le c te d ? N o Y es N o te 1 B S ID BS A D N o te 2 K N A 1 N o te 3 R e p o rt ta b le N o te 4 3.5. Example 1: IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 65 of 80 . GUIDANCE ONLY: < The final processing section will differ depending on the type of program being designed. A report/outbound program should illustrate the final output of the program (example 1) while an inbound program should show the screens that are processed and the function codes that navigate between them (example 2).3 Final Processing TEXT TO BE REMOVED.

Development Functional and Technical Specification 3 F IN A L P R O C E S S IN G R e p o rt to b e s e n t to th e s p o o l? I_ O U T P U T Yes S e t p rin t p a r a m e te r s H eader D e ta il L in e s S u m m a rie s C om pany C u s to m e r A c c o u n tin g C le rk A c c o u n ti n g C le rk D ocum ent N um ber C om pany A m ount D ays O v e rd u e IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 66 of 80 .

Development Functional and Technical Specification Example 2: > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 67 of 80 .

7 Sort Criteria Details TEXT TO BE REMOVED.4 Detail Logic Notes TEXT TO BE REMOVED. Specify the field name at different level of sorting.5. • Note 2 Etc… > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Retrieve the following fields from BSID (Customer open documents table) 3. GUIDANCE ONLY < If the report is an interactive report.5. Example: • Note 1 BUKRS (Company Code) BELNR (Document Number) KUNNR (Customer Number) DMBTR (Amount in local curreny) BLDAT (Document Date) By the following key BUKRS (Company Code) = P_COMP If no records are found issue an error message to the screen: E012(ZF) ‘No records found for company code P_COMP’ and return to the selection screen. GUIDANCE ONLY < Mention the sorting criteria of the Report Output.5.5. GUIDANCE ONLY: < The notes should complement the detail logic diagrams. They should include all the error messages (ID and Class). as well as the complete SQL statements (all fields and selection criteria) and the function modules used.5. GUIDANCE ONLY < Mention the calculation logic in detail and the Page break information IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 68 of 80 . Details of calculations or particular formatting should also be included here.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.8 Calculations and Page Break related information TEXT TO BE REMOVED.6 Interactive Report Flow TEXT TO BE REMOVED. mention the flow of the navigation in details > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.

The CF_UT_UNIT_CONVERSION function module can be used to calculate this value.10 Recovery and Restart TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY < This section should detail the attributes of any custom table used. In this instance. as the remaining attributes will be default values for the selected Domain > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Table Name Short text Size category Table maintenance allowed Data class Buffering Table maintenance generator Authorization Group Field Name Data Element Domain Type Length Check TableField Key Field Foreign Description Key Comments 3. in order to avoid unnecessary typos.5. and the properties of its fields. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.5. GUIDANCE ONLY IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 69 of 80 . NB: Existing SAP Data Elements and/or Domains should be used whenever possible when creating custom table fields. the data table row for that field should not be completed beyond ‘Domain’.9 Custom Tables / Structure in SAP TEXT TO BE REMOVED.Development Functional and Technical Specification Example: Calc 1 – Expected Production Cases This field is calculated by converting the number of Lals in the “Actual Syrup Used Lals” field to cases based on the alternative unit of measure that has been set up for the material.

GUIDANCE ONLY: < The texts of the report may be different in different countries. What language should be used to derive these texts? The login language or another? > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.5.11 Language of texts TEXT TO BE REMOVED.12 Currency and Units of Measure TEXT TO BE REMOVED.Development Functional and Technical Specification < If the program fails half way through will this have an impact on any programs to be run after its completion? Who will re-run the report if it does not function properly? Should anyone be alerted if certain validations fail? > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Are all the units of measure and currency details in the data mapping tables correct? Will the report work for different currencies? What about the EURO? What happens to the report if the common measure of weight used on client’s sites is changed to tonnes instead of kilograms? Or to stones and pounds? > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 70 of 80 .5.

Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.6.6.6 SAP BW Report 3.2 Report Layout Original Layout (Original File to be attached) Data model to retrieve the above spreadsheets follows: Row Description/Formula Characteristic Characteristic Value Key figure Column Description/Formula Characteristic Characteristic value Key figure Notes (if any): 3.1 Report Description: Who Why What When 3.6.6.1 Report Selections (Filters) Field Name Other Selection Information IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 71 of 80 .3.3 Report Selections and Navigation 3.

2 Report Navigation (Free Characteristics) Field Name Other Navigation Information IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 72 of 80 .3.6.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3.

Reject Path 8. Background Step: A mail is sent to the approver stating that the work item will be presented again for approval. Condition Step: Describe the condition. 12. There should be a one to one match between the process step & the workflow diagram. Process Control Step: The workflow instance is terminated. The workflow ends.Development Functional and Technical Specification 3. 14. Container Operation: Describe the operation taking place in the container. 3A. 10. 3. Activity (Dialog) Step: A window is presented to approver to enter the rejection comments. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Show the technical workflow diagram (One can use Visio or can even paste the diagram from the downloaded file from the workflow builder – Menu options: Workflow Print  Graphic) SAP Workflow Process Steps: Business Process Trigger: The process steps should describe the technical implementation done in the workflow template. Container Operation: The status container is set to “A”. Escalation Handling IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 73 of 80 . Workflow is started via transaction XYZ.1 SAP Workflow Diagram TEXT TO BE REMOVED.7 SAP Workflow 3. 5. Activity (Dialog) Step: The work item is presented to the approver for necessary action (Approve/ Reject). See below for sample pseudo-code: 1. 7. Thus if the workflow diagram had 12 boxes and each numbered from 1 to 12 – then there should be 12 process steps describing each step in the diagram. Approve Path 6. for example: the date after eight business days is calculated. 2. Background Step: A mail is sent to the workflow administrator. This date will be used to send a notification to the supervisor of Approver#1 is no action was taken by Approver#1 for three business days. 4.7. Background Step: The document is reverted back to the original status. Exception Handling 13. Background Step: A mail is sent to the initiator informing him/her about the rejection.Background Step: Describe the step. 9. Container Operation: The name of approver is added to a multi line container. Background Step: Approver#1 is determined. 11.

Background Step: Supervisor of Approver#1 is determined. work flow should start only if credit amount is greater than 250000 etc (Mention the SAP business object. 15. Purchase Requisition) In case of enhancement required for SAP delivery workflow is required Role Security Role Org Unit HR org structure.g. 14B.7. Start Condition SAP business Object SAP Standard Workflow Task/Template Level of approval required Agent determination technique Mention logic for agent determination (if any) Notification destination Workflow notifications text Escalation handling (if any) Integration with portal Configuration dependencies (Example setting up a new organization structure) Internal SAP user SAP Inbox External E-mail Id Example Lotus notes If any specific work item text/work item subject to be used If any deadline monitoring is to be done.2 Technical description Enter the requested information and type one “X” in each checkbox group Trigger mechanism (Mention the start condition for the workflow. if possible. Loop: If the status container is not equal to “A” (Approved). else the workflow continues to the next approver. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. Will provide detailed requirements in this doc. e. Otherwise indicate the object in general terms (e. Example: If approver does not approve for 3 business days notify his supervisor IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 74 of 80 . Custom Table Agents maintained in custom table Distribution lists Unspecified To be decided in technical design. Background Step: A mail is sent to the Supervisor of Approver#1 informing that no action was taken by Approver#1. Other Specify: If the agent determination technique is different for each foreground step then repeat this section.Development Functional and Technical Specification 14A. on creation of a purchase document. batch program etc) Example – The workflow should start only for certain document type .. the work item is routed back to the approver.g.

Development Functional and Technical Specification An exception situation could occur if workflow routes to a one position is vacant/not available (i. Error handling (if any) Substitution 3.7.e. Add attachment if necessary. A1: A2: Method (only mention those used in the workflow template) Name Description Source Dialog Synchronous Result parameter Instance independent Result Type ABAP Function Module API Transaction Dialog Module Reports Others Pseudo logic Ref M1 IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 75 of 80 . no user is assigned to that position.3 Business Object Information Object Type: Description: Short Description: Program: SuperType: Application Key Fields Element Description Dictionary Field Attributes (only mention those used in the workflow template) Element Description Source Virtual Database Attribute Property Multiline Mandatory Instanceindependent Multiline Mandatory Instanceindependent Dictionary Field Pseudo logic Ref A1 Virtual Database Obj Status A2 Pseudo logic : Mention Logic for custom attributes only.) If a specific report or additional information is required.

M1 Pseudo logic: Imp Parameter List EXP Parameter List Mutiline Exception M2 Pseudo logic: Imp Parameter List EXP Parameter List Mutiline Exception Event (only mention those used in the workflow template) Name Description Parameter List Import Export 3.Development Functional and Technical Specification Key Fields Element Description Dialog Synchronous Result parameter Instance independent Dictionary Field Function Module API Transaction Dialog Module Reports Others M2 Pseudo logic: Mention Logic for custom methods only.7.4 Workflow Definition Abbreviation: Name: Triggering Events: Object Type: Event: Number: Workflow Container: Element Description Import (Y/N) Export (Y/N) Multiple Values (Y/N) Mandatory (Y/N) Dictionary Field Object Type IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 76 of 80 .

Number of screens required and flow diagram can be included and provide the selection screen screen shot along with the table name and field name and screen shot for the required output.8 Custom Tables / Structure in SAP Table Name Short text Size category Table maintenance allowed Data class Buffering Table maintenance generator Authorization IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 77 of 80 .7 Custom screen design TEXT TO BE REMOVED.7.Development Functional and Technical Specification Binding Workflow Container/Event Container: (Indicate in the middle column below as to the direction of the parameters .7.7.5 Deadline Monitoring Requirements Task Name Deadline Time Agent Type 3. GUIDANCE ONLY < Technical details of custom screen can be incorporated here. or ) Workflow Container Element Event Container Element Responsibility Agents: Task Name Agent Deadline Notification 3.7. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3.6 Reporting / Form Requirements Description SAP Tool Report Name Custom Requirements 3.

9 User Exit / Enhancement Detailed Description TEXT TO BE REMOVED.8 SAS Developments Text IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 78 of 80 . > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT 3. Some commonly used examples are listed below > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT Server: Activity T-Code Client: Screen shot 3.10 Configuration Information TEXT TO BE REMOVED. GUIDANCE ONLY < List the configuration/custom objects that need to be maintained for this workflow to function.7.Development Functional and Technical Specification Group Field Data Name Element Domain Typ e Length Check TableField Key Field Foreig n Key Descriptio n Comments 3. GUIDANCE ONLY < If workflow to be triggered from user exit or if any modification required using user exit.7.

List Segregation of duty requirements. GUIDANCE ONLY: < Define the role matrix related with the objects and processes for the authorization objects. > END OF GUIDANCE TEXT IP_FD <IP Number> <IP Name> page 79 of 80 .Security and Authorization Requirements TEXT TO BE REMOVED.Development Functional and Technical Specification 4.

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