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Oracle iProcurement is the self-service requisitioning application that controls employee spending. Oracle iProcurement provides a Web-based shopping system that allows employees to create, manage, and track their own orders while the Purchasing department retains central control. This helps to ensure that policies and preferred pricing agreements are reflected in every transaction. Easy ordering and seamless workflow provide better service, while non-sourced or off-catalog spending gets the attention it needs from buying professionals. Benefits Streamline employee ordering—eliminate error-prone paper processes with self-service ordering, while improving productivity and control Enforce purchasing policy—enforce policies with unprecedented control. Slash procurement costs—lower your procurement costs by cutting transaction overhead, controlling maverick spending, and realizing the full value of your preferred supplier agreements ORACLE iPROCUREMENT RELEASE 12 Oracle iProcurement is among the better known and most widely used tools within the Oracle Advanced Procurement suite. R 12 includes ongoing improvements–some of which improve the cosmetics, while others represent major architectural advances. Major enhancements include: New approval types New user-interface options New options for creating and maintaining favorites lists Unified Catalog Architecture Better Catalog Authoring Capability for Buyers, Suppliers and Catalog Administrators Tolerance Based Change Request Routing and Approval Content security enhancements that provide precise controls over which content is available to users

Bill Of Materials
BOM Overview: A bill of material is a list or Items associated with a parent Item, such as an assembly, and information about how each item relates to the parent item. # A single level BOM consists of one parent Item and its immediate component Items # Multilevel BOMs are displayed by linking together single level BOMs stored in the system # A subassembly is both a parent and a component # All items in a BOM model, including the parent Item being configured, must be defined in the Item Master and enabled in the Inventory Organization where BOM Model is created # A BOM Model can be shared among other Inventory Organizations by creating common bills # After a valid combination of options is selected from BOM Model, a Standard BOM is created to guide manufacturing planning and execution # Repetitive combinations of option selections can be stored and retrieved as preconfigured Items

Standard Bill Model Bill Option Class Planning Bill BOM Models: •Create Model bills to represent products and service that allow user-selected options: # Option Classes are groups of optional items # Optional Items # Required Items •Model bills and Option Class bills of material can include: # Stock Items # Assemble-to-Order Models # Mandatory and Optional Components PTO and ATO BOM Models: •ATO BOM Models: # Represent product models that require assembly ―downstream‖ in Oracle Work In Process # Are assembled using manufacturing work orders that can be costed •PTO BOM Models: # Represent product Models in which included items appear on pick slips and selected when the order ships Are not costed Configurable PTO and ATO BOM Models: # The inventory Item that represents the top level in your BOM Model must have the BOM Item Type attribute set to Model # PTO and ATO BOM Models can contain Standard Items and Option Classes as components # ATO and PTO BOM Models can also contain other ATO BOM Models as components # An ATO BOM Model cannot contain a PTO BOM Model # A PTO BOM Model can contain a PTO BOM Model Implicit Rules: •Basic rules are included with Oracle Bills of Material: # Optional or Required # Mutually Exclusive # Maximum and Minimum Quantity # Quantity Cascade •These rules provided by Oracle Bills of Material are called Implicit Rules. 2. 4.BOM Types: 1. •Oracle Configurator honors these rules as well as the rules defined using Oracle Configurator Developer . 3.

200GB. The end user typically selects one or more options from each Option Class during runtime to create a valid configuration. Planning BOM: Planning BOM primarily used for forecasting and planning. Option Class Selection Rules: BOM Model rules for selecting options from an Option Class during order entry: •Required and Mutually exclusive:You must select one and only one Item in this Option Class •Required:You must select one or more optional items in this Option Class •Optional and Mutually Exclusive:You can select only one optional item in this Option Class •Optional:Select none. Eg: Hard disk – you can have 100GB. some. Model BOM: You can have Options and Option class (set of options) in model BOMs. BOM Example: . It is widely used to group products belong to same family into one planning BOM.Option Classes: Option Class is an element of a Configuration Model. While ordering you will select/decide the configuration needed.The purpose of Option Classes are to group and prevent viable alternatives. 300GB as options in a option class called Hard Disk. Engineering BOM: Engineering BOMs are nothing but BOMs while prototyping the product. Option class is not an item it allows you to group different options. or all optional items in this Option Class BOM Example: Bills of Material Types: BOMs can be of 5 types based on how they are setup. Option Class BOM: It offers you a group of optional components. Standard BOM: Most common bill with all the mandatory components and quantities required.

facilitating financial transactions using physical movements of material and equipment. Oracle Enterprise Install Base (eIB) provides an enterprise tracking and asset management system where all inventory. providing a 360-degree view of your assets. In addition. Projects. project and asset-related material Inventory Item and Asset Tracking 1-2 Oracle Enterprise Install Base Implementation Guide information is stored. 1. Projects. on trucks. Payables and Install Base. Enterprise Install Base can provide a life-cycle history of all activity for that equipment.3 Inventory Item and Asset Tracking To track inventory items and assets. 1. you can give users access to tracking information without allowing them access to sensitive processes related to assets and purchasing. Every transaction that Enterprise Install Base tracks will be recorded in the Install Base transaction table and each record affected by such transaction will be recorded in the instance and instance history tables. With Oracle Enterprise Install Base. or on project sites. Purchasing.Overview of Oracle Enterprise Install Base 1. You can also track inventory items after they have been installed and link financial transactions to the physical movement of equipment. Users can locate materials anywhere in the system—in warehouses. The items may be trackable or not . An asset comprises a collection of items.1 Definition of Oracle Enterprise Install Base Oracle Enterprise Install Base (eIB) is a tracking system that integrates with and stores information collected from Inventory. For this release this original concept has been expanded to integrates with Oracle Install Base as its data repository. It sends to and receives messages from those applications about the status and location of the items you want to track. installed in the network. Assets. Purchasing. Payables and Install Base. Assets. Oracle Enterprise Install Base (eIB) must interact with several enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications.2 What Is New for Oracle Enterprise Install Base in This Release Oracle Enterprise Install Base (eIB) was originally designed to track and integrates with and stores information collected from Inventory.

the workforce management system may send a message to Features of Oracle Enterprise Install Base Overview of Oracle Enterprise Install Base 1-3 Enterprise Install Base.1 Functional Overview This application supports the standard functions found in Oracle Inventory.4 Features of Oracle Enterprise Install Base 1.3. for example. 1. Figure 1–1 Overview of Message Flows in Oracle Enterprise Install Base In the Overview of Message Flows in Oracle Enterprise Install Base diagram .5. when a field service technician enters a report that equipment has been placed into service. During implementation. Oracle Enterprise Install Base supports the following functions: ■ PO receipt of items into Inventory ■ PO receipt of items into operating projects ■ Move Orders ■ Misc Issue to Project ■ Misc Receipt from Project ■ Installation and un-installation of equipment ■ In-service/Out-of-service of equipment ■ Subinventory transfers ■ Inter-organization transfers ■ Miscellaneous receipts and issues ■ Placement of assets into or out of service ■ Retirement and Reinstatement of partial or full cost of asset Integration Points and Dependencies for Enterprise Install Base 1-4 Asset Item move and asset Item transfer ■ Physical Inventory and Cycle Counts 1. Based on the input requirements. projects. inventory. the application updates the status and keeps a history of transactions for the tracking unit. assets. and Oracle CRL-Financials Enabled Projects.1 ERP Integration Oracle Enterprise Install Base has the following integration points with Oracle Applications (ERP): ■ Inventory ■ Purchasing ■ Order Management . and into fixed assets.5 Integration Points and Dependencies for Enterprise Install Base 1. purchasing. Oracle CRL-Financials Enabled Assets.1 Messaging Architecture in eIB The messaging architecture receives requests from external publishing systems in eXtensible Markup Language (XML) format. and other legacy system. Oracle Purchasing. the application publishes outgoing requests to the subscribing systems for further processing.trackable. This message updates the status of the equipment to ―In Service. projects. The publishing and subscribing systems include: Install Base. Subsequently.‖ and gives its in-service date to Oracle Projects The asset is now ready to be created in Oracle Assets. In Oracle Assets you perform the Mass Additions concurrent process to create assets. 1. items are designated as NL-trackable at the item master level in Oracle Inventory. payables. workforce management.4. Oracle Enterprise Install Base tracks the activity of the trackable items through inventory.

Accounts Payables Work in Process ■ Fixed Assets ■ Projects ■ ■ .