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With the SAP Enterprise Product Development 2108 release out, you can now fully utilize the specification exchange functionality with properties.

New features

Administrators can now define property groups in the Configure Provisional Specifications app, which then are added to templates and used in provisional specifications for collaborations with suppliers.

Defining Property Groups

What's more, you can also replicate your active phrase sets to your cloud system and use the phrases with properties.

Last but not least, administrators are now able to delete provisional specifications, which helps in maintaining a clear database.

Admins can delete a provisional specification

Additional Materials

I've mentioned in my last blogpost that there are plenty of materials available for setting up the source and the cloud system, and now there is a follow-up video available, titled: How to Set Up Provisional Specifications As an Administrator - Part 2. You can find it here:

Start video

The document Most Common Problems is also updated with new information, so it may be worth a check if you have trouble setting up the scenario:

Most Common Problems - SAP Help Portal


In this blogpost, you've learned what are the new features of the specification exchange scenario within SAP EPD, and where to find useful information regarding the administrative tasks before it can be used.

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