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Partner Enablement: Media Product Master in S/4HANA 1709 – Overview & Implementation Aspects

Dear Partner, We would like to invite you to the 2 upcoming SAP enablement offerings “Media Product Master in S/4HANA 1709 – Overview” & “Media Product Master in S/4HANA 1709 – Implementation Aspects”. Please use the registration buttons below to reserve your seat now!   Media Product Master in S/4HANA 1709 – Overview Description The required functionality for the Media Product Master (MPM) and especially the product master hierarchy is available with …

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Tutorial: Media Product Master in SAP S/4HANA

Introduction To fulfill the specific needs of the media and entertainment industry, specific features are required in the product master. Firstly, most of the products in the media and entertainment industry are hierarchical in nature. An often-used example is a TV series with seasons, each of these seasons consisting of several episodes. But there are a lot of other examples of media product hierarchies, some of them requiring more than …

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Media Product Master in SAP S/4HANA: Interfaces for Integration with other Systems

Introduction Inbound and Outbound interfaces may be required for the integration with other systems, for example content management systems, rights and royalties’ systems, or master data governance. Different kinds of interfaces are available and you first should evaluate which interface is best for your specific use cases. OData Service The OData Service API_PRODUCT_SRV exposes create, read, update and delete operations (CRUD) on product master data via the OData protocol. See …

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Media Product Master in SAP S/4HANA: Extend the Product Master

Introduction With SAP ERP, the Media Product Master is an extension of the Material Master that is shipped as part of the media business function set (IS-Media). A set of media-specific fields are shipped as part of the Media Product Master. Adding new customer-specific fields is a time-consuming task that requires development skills. In SAP S/4HANA, SAP provides a more flexible concept. Instead of shipping a fixed set of fields SAP provides …

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Media Product Master in SAP S/4HANA: Example for Creation of Media Product Master using BAPIs

Introduction You can use standard Business Application Programming Interfaces (BAPIs) to create or change Media Product Master records in the SAP S/4HANA system. In this blog, I would like to give an example of how to enhance the BAPI_MATERIAL_SAVEREPLICA BAPI by the custom fields you have created in the Custom Fields and Logic App, and how to call the BAPIs to create a new Media Product Master record in the …

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Media Product Master in SAP S/4HANA: Create Product Types

Introduction In SAP ERP, the hierarchy level of a Media Product Master was defined by the transaction (JP2x) used to create the Media Product Master and stored in a field of table MARA. In SAP S/4HANA, the concept is more flexible and the hierarchy level of a product master within the media product hierarchy is defined by the assigned class. Since the class is not supported in all use cases …

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Media Product Master in SAP S/4HANA: Configure Media Product Hierarchy

Introduction In SAP ERP the media product hierarchy is shipped as part of the Media business function set (“IS-Media”) and does not provide any flexibility regarding the number of hierarchy levels. In SAP S/4HANA the media product hierarchy can be configured based on the generic concept for the Classification Based Product Hierarchy. This allows you to define the number of hierarchy levels and in addition provides the possibility to define …

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Digital advertising – Integration of SAP XM and IS Media on HANA Platform

Hi All, This blog is one of the concept which focuses on end-to-end real-time solution for online advertising for advertisers and publishers by integrating SAP business applications – Exchange Media (XM) and IS Media on HANA platform. SAP XM is the latest digital advertising platform which provides a unique and direct real-time inter corporation between advertisers and publishers. SAP XM connects with SAP’s E-commerce platform Hybris and other back-office software. …

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Media companies see opportunity in iTunes’ revolutionary model

Fifteen years ago, Steven Jobs appeared onstage at the 2001 Macworld Expo to usher in a digital music revolution. Jobs, the late Apple founder, announced the launch of iTunes. In so doing, he changed the way the world consumed digital media. With billions of pieces of entertainment purchased, Apple has had to innovate in the distribution it has used for iTunes. Apple has blazed a trail that innovative entertainment companies see …

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Why is a digital platform essential to your success?

Every birthday and holiday that goes by, it seems there are fewer physical items for the kids to unwrap. A few short years ago, they got books, CDs, DVDs, and discs or cartridges to play on their consoles. Today, they still enjoy reading, listening to music, watching movies, and playing games, but they do it differently. They do it digitally. It’s not only the kids. More and more, our world is …

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