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SOP and Flexible planning

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PP Experts,

what is the difference between SOP and Flexible planning ?

Additionally, Can any body please let me know functional requirements for which SOP and Flexible planning is needed?



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Hi Wadjakar

1. Standard SOP has limited features, it has fixed characteristics, Key figures

2. In Standard SOP one can plan only at single organization level

3. In Standard SOP only Level-by-Level Planning method is used

1. In flexible planning one can create characteristics and Key figures according to their own requirement

2. In flexible planning one can plan for Multi organization level

3. In flexible planning any Planning method can be used


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1. Sales and Operation Planning

2. Here you will be able to work with the standard functionality provided by SAP .

3. Not much of changes can be done.

4. You will not be able to change the characteristics, Keyfigures etc.

5. Only standard macros can be used.

Flexib[SOP Link|]le Planning

1> You can define your own Charaacteristics,Keyfigures,Infostructures.

2. You can create your own macros,

3. complex business scenarios can be addressed.

    • [Flexible Planning Link|]

Kindly review those links also.