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Solution

Composer
Quick Guide
•Introduction
•Overview of the SAP Business Maps
•Quick Start – Solution Composer
•Where to find further information
•Elements in Business Maps

SAP Business Maps & Engagement Tools
November 2005

© SAP AG 2005, Quick Guide, Business Maps & Engagement Tools

Business Maps and Engagement Content & Tools

Business Content
SAP Solution Maps SAP Business Scenario Maps
SAP scenario-oriented Industry A graphic representation of a key
Solution Maps: Oriented along a industry-specific or
generic industry value chain, illustrate cross-industry business scenario.
end-to-end business processes
350 + SAP Business Scenario Maps available
A consistent multi-level blueprint Support solution selling
showing the processes for a particular Quantifiable business benefits
cross-industry solution. Link to implementation relevant content
50 + SAP Solution Maps available
Common industry view on scenarios
Support structured scoping of IT requirements

Engagement Tool
SAP Solution Composer
A PC-based tool for creating & editing business maps to allow SAP, customers, and partners,
to “work from the same page”.

Over 400 business maps delivered with the tool Support customer-specific solution planning and design
Modify and create Solution Maps and Business Export the Solution Maps and Business Scenario Maps
Scenario Maps into Word, HTML, Excel and PowerPoint slide format

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How Can I Use SAP Business Maps & Solution Composer?

Develop a customized solution map for your organization

Capture and validate key business processes

Identify your business needs and define a solution strategy

Communicate your business vision via a common framework
for business and IT stakeholders

Understand how SAP can support your business strategy in
the short and long term

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05 • Create a new Business Map pg. 11 • Move Elements in a Map pg. 06 • Create a new Map from an existing Reference Business Map pg. Quick Guide. 08 • Modify Map using “One Click Editing” pg. 25 • Adding and Connecting New Activities in Business Scenario Maps pg. Business Goals & Objectives) pg. 28 © SAP AG 2005. 13 • Delete Elements in the Map pg. 10 • Copy Parts from other Maps pg. 26 • Assign Roles and Documents to Business Scenario Maps pg. 15 • Open Pools Pane and Select Pool Items pg.g. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Page 4 . 19 • Insert Hyperlinks pg. 14 • Add/Edit text to the Elements pg. 18 • Create User defined properties pg. 16 • Assigning Pool Items (e. 09 • Rename elements of a Map pg. 17 • Create Own Pool Items pg. 20 • How to Export your Map as a PowerPoint/Word/HTML/Excel pg. 07 • Activate “One Click Editing” pg. 24 • Toggle between Views in a Business Scenario Map pg. Quick Start – Solution Composer How can I… • Create a new project pg. 27 • Assign Business Scenario Map to Solution Map pg. 23 • Automatically create a Business Scenario Map from a Scenario pg. 21 • Expand Scenarios in scenario-oriented Industry Solution Maps pg. 12 • Add New Elements to the Map pg. 22 • Assign Scenario Group to Value Chain Elements pg.

project. begin. Project. To To begin. © SAP AG 2005. Page 5 . Create a New Project All All your your work work runs runs under under aa project. create create aa New New Project. Quick Guide. Business Maps & Engagement Tools.

Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Quick Guide. Create new Business Map To To create create aa new new Business Business Map. Folder. map). Page 6 . © SAP AG 2005. Select Select New New >> (type (type of of map). right right mouse mouse click click on on your your Project Project Folder. Map.

Maps. select select the the Business Business Maps Maps you you would would like like to to use use as as template template by by selecting selecting the the check check box. Page 7 . box. Quick Guide. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. © SAP AG 2005. The The Business Business MapMap appears appears inin your your Project Project Folder. Folder. Create a new Map from an existing Reference Business Map Under Under SAP SAP Business Business Maps.

changed. Activate “One Click Editing” Reference Reference Maps Maps cannot cannot be be changed. Page 8 . map. Select Select Edit Edit check check box. © SAP AG 2005. Quick Guide. box. Now Now you you can can change change the the copy copy of of the the map. Business Maps & Engagement Tools.

Page 9 . content. Simply Simply click click on on the the graphic graphic to to develop develop your your content. option. Modify Map using “One Click Editing” Changes Changes cancan be be made made using using the the graphic graphic or or the the tree tree structure: structure: Right Right mouse mouse click click and and select select the the appropriate appropriate menu menu option. graphic. © SAP AG 2005. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Quick Guide. Quick Quick and and easy easy authoring authoring using using "One "One Click Click Editing": Editing": This This feature feature guides guides you you through through the the authoring authoring process process byby offering offering the the elements elements which which you you are are able able to to create create or or change change directly directly on on the the graphic.

Map. Rename Elements of a Map To To rename rename elements elements in in your your Map. right right mouse mouse click click on on the the element element inin the the graphic graphic or or in in the the tree tree structure. Select Select Rename. Rename. Quick Guide. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Page 10 . structure. © SAP AG 2005.

Quick Guide. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Note: Note: Always Always copy copy elements elements to to the the appropriate appropriate level level © SAP AG 2005. Page 11 . Copy Parts from Other Maps Copy Copy elements elements (single (single processes processes or or whole whole sections) sections) from from other other Maps Maps by by selecting selecting the the element element you you want want to to copy copy and and Drag&Drop Drag&Drop itit into into your your Map. Map.

Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Page 12 . © SAP AG 2005. Quick Guide. Move Elements in a Map Move Move elements elements up up or or down: down: right right mouse mouse click click on on the the element element in in the the graphic graphic or or in in the the tree tree structure structure and and use use Drag&Drop Drag&Drop or or Ctrl Ctrl and and the the arrows arrows onon your your keyboard. keyboard.

Page 13 . select select New New and and choose choose the the element element youyou want want to to add. click. created. add. Add New Elements to the Map To To create create new new elements elements in in your your Map. © SAP AG 2005. Or Or add add directly directly in in the the graphic. graphic. Quick Guide. Map. Right Right mouse mouse click. select select the the element element where where the the new new element element isis to to be be created. Business Maps & Engagement Tools.

Quick Guide. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Select Select Delete. Delete. right right mouse-click mouse-click on on the the element. Page 14 . element. Delete Elements in the Map To To delete delete elements elements in in your your Map. Map. © SAP AG 2005.

changes. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Page 15 . Quick Guide. Add/Edit Text to the Elements To To modify modify text. Right Right mouse-click mouse-click in in the the text text field field for for formatting formatting options options © SAP AG 2005. select select the the text text field field and and make make the the required required changes. text.

KPIs) KPIs) • Enterprise Services (Preview) © SAP AG 2005. Page 16 . bar.g. Quick Guide. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Open Pools Pane and Select Pool Items List of Pool Items: • Business Documents • Business Objectives • KPIs • Processes • Products Select Select View View >> Pools Pools Pane Pane from from the the menu menu bar.g. • Employee Roles Select Select pool pool item item (e. (e.

Use Use Drag&Drop Drag&Drop to to add add the the pool pool item item to to the the title title of of the the element element in in graphic graphic © SAP AG 2005. Assigning Pool Items (e. Page 17 . Business Goals & Objectives) Open Open the the pool pool and and select select the the pool pool item. Quick Guide. Business Maps & Engagement Tools.g. item.

Create Own Pool Items To To create create your your own own pool. Then Then right right mouse-click mouse-click onon new new pool pool folder folder to to create create pool pool item. pool. right right mouse-click mouse-click onon the the Map/Project. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. type). © SAP AG 2005. Quick Guide. item. Map/Project. Select Select New New >> Pool Pool >> Product Product (item (item type). Page 18 .

Create User Defined Properties (Attributes) Select Select Edit Edit >> User User defined defined Properties. Page 19 . © SAP AG 2005. view). properties. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Close Close window window and and the the new new properties properties appear appear as as fields fields for for your your elements elements (only (only in in Details Details view). Properties. Enter Enter your your user user defined defined properties. Quick Guide.

Insert Hyperlink Right Right mouse-click mouse-click New New >> Shortcut/Hyperlink Shortcut/Hyperlink Enter Enter URL URL in in details details screen screen © SAP AG 2005. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Quick Guide. Page 20 .

as. format. html. Select Select Save Save to to export export the the Map Map into into the the selected selected format. How to Export your Map as a PowerPoint/Word/HTML Select Select the the Business Business Map Map inin your your work work space. doc. html. doc. Page 21 . Right Right mouse-click mouse-click andand select select Save Save as. xls). Quick Guide. space. xls). © SAP AG 2005. Select Select format format type type (ppt. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. (ppt.

once. Quick Guide. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. select select View View >> select select Expand Expand Scenario Scenario Groups Groups To To expand expand one one Business Business Scenario Scenario Group: Group: click click on on grey grey scenario scenario group group bar bar to to open open one one by by one one © SAP AG 2005. Expand Scenarios in Industry Solution Map To To expand expand all all at at once. Page 22 .

Also Also Drag&Drop Drag&Drop to to subsequent subsequent value value chain chain elements elements ifif appropriate. button. elements. Select Select or or deselect deselect link link (assignment) (assignment) to to value value chain chain elements. © SAP AG 2005. Assign Scenario Group to Value Chain Elements Select Select Scenario Scenario Group Group and and select select Details Details button. Or Or Drag&Drop Drag&Drop Scenario Scenario Group Group element element toto value value chain chain element element in in the the graphic. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. appropriate. Quick Guide. Page 23 . graphic.

Page 24 . This This is is provided provided asas aa basis basis for for further further changes changes to to the the Business Business Scenario Scenario MapMap © SAP AG 2005. Automatically Create a Business Scenario Map from a Scenario Click Click on on Business Business Scenario Scenario in in the the blue blue window: window: The The new new Business Business Scenario Scenario Map Map will will automatically automatically be be generated generated including including the the processes processes and and texts texts of of this this scenario. Quick Guide. scenario. Business Maps & Engagement Tools.

Page 25 . Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Toggle between Views in a Business Scenario Map Toggle Toggle between between thethe Business Business View View and and Interaction Interaction View View by by selecting selecting View View >> Business Business View View or or Interaction Interaction View View © SAP AG 2005. Quick Guide.

Page 26 . Adding and Connecting New Activities in Business Scenario Maps (in Interaction View) Adding Adding newnew Business Business Partner Partner oror Activities: Activities: right right mouse mouse click click in in tree tree structure structure (or (or graphic graphic in in the the appropriate appropriate business business partner partner column) column) to to add add activity activity Connect Connect activity: activity: Right Right mouse mouse click click >> Set Set New New LinkLink Target. Quick Guide. Click Click Layout Layout toto refresh refresh page page © SAP AG 2005. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. select select activity activity to to be be linked linked to to >> Set Set New New Link Link Target. Target. Target.

Use Use Drag&Drop Drag&Drop to to add add role role to to activity activity and and document document toto connection connection between between two two activities. Page 27 . Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Quick Guide. Roles/documents Roles/documents appear appear asas mouse-over mouse-over © SAP AG 2005. activities. role/document. Assign Roles and Documents to Business Scenario Maps Open Open the the pool pool and and select select an an employee employee role/document.

Associate. Business Business Scenario Scenario Map Map can can bebe linked linked to to scenario scenario level level in in scenario-oriented scenario-oriented Industry Industry Solution Solution Map Map or or Main Main Process Process Level Level in in SAP SAP Application Application Map Map © SAP AG 2005. Select Select >> Associate. Map. Quick Guide. Page 28 . Assign Business Scenario Map to Solution Map Drag&Drop Drag&Drop Business Business Scenario Scenario Map Map to to appropriate appropriate level level of of Solution Solution Map. Business Maps & Engagement Tools.

com/solutions/businessmaps/composer SAP Service Marketplace service.com www. Page 29 .sap.sap. Quick Guide. Where Can I Get More Information? SAP.com/businessmaps service. Business Maps & Engagement Tools.com/s-composer © SAP AG 2005.sap.com/businessmaps www.sap.

Page 30 . S3) Supply Network •Description Demand Planning Planning and Processes •Product availability (S4. S3) © SAP AG 2005. S3) Promotions (S4. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. S3) Distribution Campaigns & Requirements •Product Planning (S4. Quick Guide. SAP Solution Map: What are the different elements? Employee Relationship Enterprise Strategic Enterprise Process Categories Business Analytics Business Intelligence Accounting Management & Workforce Management Management & Decision Support Analytics Manufacturing (Make Manufacturing Inventory to Order. Make to Supply Planning Supply to Line Quality Management Execution Management Level 1 Stock) Supplier Supplier Operational Inbound Vendor Event Collaboration Relationship Billing Procurement Logistics Performance Management (Procurement) Management Demand Planning Supply Network Lifecycle Service Parts & Forecasting Planning MainSales Processes & Delivery Manufacturing Procurement Logistics Employee Life-Cycle & Financial Supply Chain Business Support Transaction Management Procurement Management Fixed Asset Management Service Parts Level 2 Details Demand Planning & Supply Network Forecasting Planning Details: Forecasting (S4.

SAP Scenario-Oriented Industry Solution Map: What are the different elements? Suppliers & Vendors Engineering Strategy Procurement Purchasing Manufacturing Planning Merchandising Logistics SalesSales & Distribution Customer Customer Service CustomerCustomers & Partners Relationship Channels Management Category Management Time-to-Market Generic Industry Value Chain Market Research & Business New Product Dev. Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Page 31 . Quick Guide. and Introduction Development Merchandise & Assortment Life-cyclePlanning Data Management Generic Industry Value Chain Business Scenario Group / Level 1 Master Data Management Supplier Collaboration Price & Revenue Management Strategic Sourcing Business Level Promotion Management Operational Procurement and Inbound Logistics Supply Chain Planning Business Scenario Group / Business Build-to-Order Vendor Relationship Management Lever Supply-to-line Forecast & Replenishment Manufacturing Supply Chain Enterprise Asset Execution Management Buying Sales & Marketing Inventory Management Brand and Customer Management Warehousing Business Vehicle Lifecycle Management Transportation Vehicle Planning & Forecasting Business Scenario Channel Operations Order-to-Delivery Store Management Scenario Customer Service Multi-Channel Retailing Warranty Management Fresh Item Management Interaction Center Service Parts Planning Industry-Specific Business Service Parts Execution Scenarios Industry-Specific Business Scenarios Management and Supporting Enterprise Management Enterprise Functions Management Management and Supporting & Support & Support Analytics Analytics Functions Financials Financials Human Capital Human Management Capital Management Corporate Services Corporate Services © SAP AG 2005.

Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Quick Guide. Page 32 . SAP Scenario-Oriented Industry Solution Map: What are the different elements? Level 2 / Details Details: •Description •KPIs •Business Goals & Objectives •Business Scenario Maps •Hyperlinks Business Processes Configuration Variant (relevant for implementation) © SAP AG 2005.

Business Maps & Engagement Tools. Quick Guide.1%*** Up to Reduction in Supply Chain Locating and Allocation Information Interactive Level 2: Interaction 14%** 27. SAP Business Scenario Map: What are the different elements? Level 1: Business View Business Benefits/Value Potentials Value Business Business Value OEM Importer Dealer Potential Benefits Benefits Potential Up to 50% Reduced Cost advantage $ 800 per Business Participant delivery times via online sales vehicle** Search Request Reduced days From 75 to $ 250 per Cost advantage via Internet supply 35 days** vehicle** via online sales inventory Vehicle Customer Self.5. Page 33 .2%*** Costs Reservation Planning configuration View Reduced inventories Order OEM Importer Dealer Collect Processing Vehicle Specification/ information Search Request via Internet about customer Vehicle Locating and requirements and preferences Production Production Order OrderTracking Tracking Activity Reservation Allocation Planning Improved Order Processing market Shipment intelligence Production Order Tracking Tracking Faster reaction Shipment Tracking to market trends Increased Transport Transport Control customer Control Goods Receipt satisfaction Mouse-Over Details: Processing Goods Receipt Processing • Description • Roles • Business Document © SAP AG 2005.

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