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SFC Step Status and Status on Unpack

Hi folks,     If you use SAP ME for packing, you may find interesting how the behaviour on pack and unpack has been changed from Visiprise 5.0 to ME 5.2 and then enhanced in ME 6.1. So, imagine you   Pack SFC, which is In Queue. Remove SFC from …

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Are the Good Times Really Over for Good?

“I am better off financially than my parents and significantly better of than their parents.”   – Quote from vast majority of people with 5 generations living in the US My dad was a baptist preacher, and although this particular vocation is not known as a high income job, my …

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Touch POD usability

Hi folks!   In this blog post I will provide information about Touch POD usability, provide some hints, tell about its features. I will keep it updated once findface new features.     Scrollbar size.   Some scrollbars in the Touch POD can be widened using Windows scroll sizing option. …

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Oracle RAC as ME database

Hello   Some of you might thought to use Oracle RAC as ME database, but did not find instructions how to configure it.   The reason is that Oracle RAC has not been officially certified for SAP ME 6.1, yet.. In particular, SAPMECTC does not allow configuring ME datasource pools …

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Manufacturing excellence valued at 2X its peers

See end of blog for webinar replay with Molex and upcoming keynote by Molex CIO, Gary Matula at SAP Manufacturing Forum 2014 What kind of manufacturer would Charles and David Koch, two of the wealthiest and respected businessmen in the world, pay twice the value of comparable deals in their …

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Java 7 and applets

Hello   If you upgraded client to Java 7 and cannot open ME Routing anymore, you may try to change Java settings as illustrated below (please, consult your security department on changes). This may help as a workaround, the solution should be provided as per Note 1957708 – ‘Security related …

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Critical Considerations in the Process of SAP Implementation

The SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software helps organizations, both big and small, streamline various business processes such as service, sales, HR, manufacturing, procurement, sales and even finance. The implementation of this software provides businesses with better and more incisive visibility into their operations, which facilitates better decision making. The …

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How to redeploy VMJDBC driver

Hi folks,   I’d like to share with you steps that you may use in your test ME system in case you need to redeploy VMJDBC driver:   Login to NW textconsole. Run command “add dbpool” – this will add more commands to console. Run command “REMOVE_DATA_SOURCE VMJDBC”. If NW …

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SAP Manufacturing Execution Archiving

SAP Manufacturing Execution Archiving Applies to: SAP Manufacturing Execution Archiving Summary This article explains about SAP Manufacturing Execution Archiving It is useful to Basis Consultant and SAP ME consultant. Author: BalaMurugan Sambandam Company: Infosys Technologies Ltd Created on: 23-09-2013 Author Bio Balamurugan Sambandam is SAP Netweaver Technical Architect, working in …

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SAP Manufacturing Execution and Gamification

At present, no gamification implementation or framework exists in SAP ME product. The questions that need to be brainstormed are such as, What could be a possible use of introducing such a framework in SAP ME? What would be the best implementation of Gamification in SAP ME? The below post …

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Manufacturers must innovate to drive growth

John Hammann, Industry Value Engineer for Discrete Industries, SAP UK discusses why innovation is crucial in the continued growth of the UK’s manufacturing industry. Manufacturing – the current landscape British industrial output rose in April for a third consecutive month, shown by a survey from EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and …

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The Inconvenient Truth of Manufacturing Skill Shortages

As the need for businesses to innovate intensifies, skills gaps are being indentified across a plethora of sectors. Most recently, the Global Manufacturing Festival saw speakers discuss how plugging the manufacturing skills gap is a critical factor to achieving growth in the industry. The event highlighted that up to 2 …

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The Resilient Manufacturer

The Resilient Manufacturer According to recent findings from the British Chambers of Commerce and Office of National Statistics the growth in Britain’s manufacturing sector is leading the charge against a triple-dip recession. Against this background and amidst times of austerity, we asked 200 manufacturers of all sizes about key challenges …

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Hints on optimizing net web service calls

For those, who implement an integration of SAP Manufacturing Execution Solution, I would like to provide some hints from SAP developers on optimizing net web service calls. You should find them useful:   Avoid “Chatty” calls – that is, avoid sending multiple requests to return the same information repeatedly. If …

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Tips for Ramp-Up ME 6.1

Hi! I’d like to create this blog-post to keep you updated on some information, which is vital for ME 6.1 that is  was in Ramp-Up. I am going to update it once have any news for you. For a start I recommend to check these 2 KBAs: 1814415 – ‘java.lang.IllegalStateException …

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SAP ME Troubleshooting guide

Hello folks! I would like to update you that SAP ME Troubleshooting guide is available on SCN Wiki now. Hope it will be helpful as it covers main problems that occur and you will enjoy its new layout. As any Wiki it will be updated and new pages will be …

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