Essential SAP PLM TutorialESSENTIALS OF SAP BOM REDLINING By Shobhit Singhal SAP PLM Consultant
Agenda Introduction to BOM Redlining Evolution of SAP BOM Redlining SAP 7.02 BOM Redlining – Overview BOM Redlining – Detailed look at capabilities How to setup and implement?27 Dec 2012 2 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
Introduction to BOM Redlining BOM Redlining refers to the act of marking up a Bill of Materials in order to describe the proposed changes to the Bill of Materials SAP has released integrated BOM Redlining capability in PLM 7.0227 Dec 2012 3 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
Evolution of SAP BOM Redlining BOM Redlining has been a much sought after functionality among SAP customers for many years Traditionally, users have had to use a variety of techniques in order to carry out BOM Redlining, such as: Print out the BOM and mark it up Describe the proposed changes using free text Make required changes to the BOM and set the effectivity date in the future hoping that the changes will be approved If the changes are rejected, use transaction CCUNDO to back out the changes Other techniques such as spreadsheets, xml files etc.27 Dec 2012 4 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
SAP PLM 7.02 BOM Redlining – Overview SAP PLM 7.02 is the latest release of web-based PLM functionality provided by SAP With PLM 7.01/02, SAP has been delivering an excellent set of tools that make management of key product data easier SAP BOM Redlining is a completely integrated functionality that lets users easily propose changes to a BOM in a user-friendly manner and route the changes for review and approval You can have multiple redlines on the same BOM for different effectivity dates Redlines are color coded to make it easier to read – Red means delete, yellow means change, green means add item Once the redline is approved, the changes can be automatically applied to the BOM using one click27 Dec 2012 5 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
SAP PLM 7.02 BOM Redlining – Overview The redlines are stored in the SAP system and can have their own status network without affecting the production Bill of Material Seamlessly integrated with the change management process – create redline, add to change record, route for review, apply changes27 Dec 2012 6 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
BOM Redlining – New Button There is a new ‘Redlining’ button available on all BOMs in the Web UI27 Dec 2012 7 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
BOM Redlining – Redlining Header The redlining screen has a header with following fields: Redline Name Redline Description Redline Status Owner Validity Engineering Record/Change Number27 Dec 2012 8 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
BOM Redlining – Visual Indicators Red, yellow and green highlights indicate the changes made to each item A summary table provides details of all changes27 Dec 2012 9 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
BOM Redlining – Integration with Engineering Record Add redline to existing or new engineering record using few clicks27 Dec 2012 10 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
BOM Redlining – Integration with Engineering Record Engineering Record is created and redline added to items tab automatically27 Dec 2012 11 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
BOM Redlining – Send Email Send a link to the redline to anyone using one click27 Dec 2012 12 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
BOM Redlining – Status Network Configurable status network for the redlines making it easy to report on the status of each redline27 Dec 2012 13 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
BOM Redlining – Apply Changes Click on Apply Changes to apply the redline to the BOM on the change number effectivity date27 Dec 2012 14 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
How to setup and implement? The simplest way to get started, whether transferring from existing SAP PLM system or starting from scratch, is to go with a sandbox/prototype approach If upgrading to SAP PLM 7.02 from an existing SAP PLM solution, you can clearly identify impacted items and start to define the benefits of the new solution If starting from scratch, you can get the system up and running and start doing some baseline reviews with business users in as little as 2-6 weeks depending upon scope27 Dec 2012 15 Copyrighted 2012 by LeverX, Inc.
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