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TammyPowlas
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This was a "knowledge 4 u" webinar given by SAP yesterday.

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What does S/4HANA mean for the supply chain, with the 1709 release



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The 3 I's



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Several scenarios, focus is top right



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Adoption rates (none in Utilities?)



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"enticing" focus on user experience



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"cloud first"

Same code line, but different deployment lines



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Hybrid scenarios



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Supply chain pillars, with 4 pillars

Leonardo - "system of innovation" including connected fleet



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Right 1511 purple

Middle 1610

Left is 1709

"it's all about operations"

MRP used to run in hours and now runs in minutes

Bringing industry to the core; need to offer best practices to industries



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ATP

"ARUN" - supply assignment, used to be only available to fashion customers

Prioritize supply, and match to the demand



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Demand driven MRP; speaker recommend "Googling the topic"

"Decouple a buffer" and use real demand to replenish

Now embedded in S/4HANA



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Red will get higher priority replenishment



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Begins with a launchpad



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New approach to replenishment



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New variant configurator in S/4HANA



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Feed into hybris



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worked with universities to develop rules for the variant configurator



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Product design and manufacturing, with bills of material



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New application developed



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New UI for shop floor processes



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examples of embedded analytics



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Manage shift times and shop floor



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New production planning board, Gantt chart, front end



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Transportation management embedded in S4 stack - inbound and outbound



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New UI, clean up, "simplify" business problem



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High end best of breed capabilities



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Includes Event Management for alerting



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Goal is to reduce freight cost; for some businesses this is 10% of the cost



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Get better analytics and reporting

 
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