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RenatoZadro
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SAP Digital Supply Chain Management, edition for SAP S/4HANA is a composable package of solutions for supply chain professionals, that can be deployed in the cloud as a side car integrated with the company's existing SAP ERP solution landscape. This approach allows SAP customers to accelerate the enterprise transformation towards more resilient and agile supply chain processes by leveraging SAP S/4HANA capabilities and innovations while while keeping core enterprise processes stable.

The SAP Digital Supply Chain Management, edition for SAP S/4HANA has been now extended by Enterprise Portfolio and Project Management which enables companies to manage the entire project lifecycle from project proposal to planning, execution and closure on one single cloud-deployed platform. With this enhancement SAP Digital Supply Chain Management, edition for SAP S/4HANA provides solutions that cover the entire Design-to-Operate Process from design to plan, manufacture, deliver and operate.



Design to Operate End-To-End Process


 

 

Similar to other solutions included in SAP Digital Supply Chain Management, edition for SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Portfolio and Project Management is able to integrate to a local SAP ERP 6.0 or SAP S/4HANA landscape and such enriches strategic and tactical project management processes with information from finance, logistic, engineering and employee management.


Side Car Deployment


Enterprise Portfolio and Project Management in the SAP Digital Supply Chain Management, edition for SAP S/4HANA  provides three major project management capabilities which allows project driven teams and organizations to manage a broad range of project types such as R&D,  engineering, manufacturing, asset construction or internal IT Projects.

Portfolio Management - supports companies in managing project proposal and approval process and aligning project investments with corporate strategy and business goals by providing scoring, ranking and simulation capabilities. The strategic financial and capacity planning is used to monitor  on portfolio level actual progress and cost performance against the initial baseline plan made at the investment decision.


Portfolio Management


Project Management - provides tactical project management capabilities that support project managers in structuring and scheduling project work on various project levels. Due to its out-of-the box integration with the enterprise core processes, Project Management provides direct insights into the project cost and revenue performance, linked engineering and product information or availability of project resources. The automatic synchronization with Portfolio Management facilitates a precise and accurate view of the project heath status at any time without any extra effort for the project management office or responsible project managers.


Project Management


Resource Management - supports project managers to staff project demands with the right resources considering employee's availability, required skill set and organizational assignment. High level capacity planning is initiated already during the portfolio decision process and serves as the foundation for the detailed resource planning during the execution phase. Resource Management helps project managers to communicate task assignments and deliverables to project team members and track their completion status and timelines including information provided through time recording.


Resource Management


With the availability of Enterprise Portfolio and Project Management in the SAP Digital Supply Chain Management, edition for SAP S/4HANA companies can now accelerate the digital transformation also in the domain for project management and such enable project teams to leverage SAP S/4HANA innovations and technologies when planning and monitoring the execution of projects for asset construction, new product design or complex manufacturing.

 

For more information on SAP Digital Supply Chain Management, edition for SAP S/4HANA or Enterprise Portfolio and Project Management please refer to the following pages