SAP Supplier Relationship Management

Make SAP SRM a piece of cake, use ‘SRM Easy Help’

SAP’s Supplier Relationship Management has been a well known stable product in purchasing. On top of this product, I came across this ABAP add-on solution “SRM Easy Help”and was quite amazed by its features. In this blog, I am sharing my experiences with the product. First thing is that its SAP certified product coming from their partner. In this blog, I am highlighting the business benefits of the product for …

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SRM UI5 Boosting and Ranking

SRM UI5 boosting and ranking functionality is released with SRM 7.0 EhP4 on the HANA database.  Available with Implementation note 2383392(SRMNXP01 150). 1. Activate Boosting and Ranking Functionality for Users After collecting the approval or rejection from end users, administrator has to first set the user settings by running the report ESH_ENG_PS_MAIN_SWITCH as shown in Figure 1. Figure 1. User setting report for Boosting and Ranking framework Description for the radio …

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Transaction completed POs / Contracts

The blog talks about  handling old / Pos which may no longer be needed and have to be transaction completed . This is a step before actually archiving the POs and contracts. So basically the business should first be transaction completing them if there is no more GR and Invoice expected and letter archiving them as needed. The details mentioned here are related to mass transaction complete and change the status of …

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SRM Customer Influence. Have it your way.

For many years SAP Customers have been offered the opportunity to request changes to SAP functionality and propose their suggestions for improvements to the delivered software solution. Previously we had Development Requests, today this is superceeded by the Customer Influence Project.The main aim of the project is collecting small functional requirements to further streamline your central SRM procurement processes. Any accepted and implemented enhancements will be added to current release and downported …

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Emails and notifications in SRM

The blog talks about   different ways to create email and notifications from the systems. I have been using  these methods for doing the changes and thought to include it in a blog . Please read through these to understand on different options on how to handle the business requirement of sending notifications/emails .   This is specifically related to the SRM space but some of these are also relevant …

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SRM UI5 Add-on : SC Creation Important classes to remember

In this blog I am going to share some helpful information for SRM UI5 Add-on developers ( with ABAP knowledge ) about important classes that you need to remember while debugging any issues related to SC creation and also how these classes communicate with each other and their purpose in overcall SC creation. There are five important class involved. /SRMNXP/CL_BO_DA_SHOPPING_CART – this class is runtime class for SRMSHOPPING_CART OData service …

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SRM UI5 : Product display issues in cross catalog search

At some point or other in an UI5 project we encounter a scenario where the catalog upload is successfully done, ESH test search brings up the correct result,  but when end user searches for the products, nothing appears. Sounds familiar right :). Believe me I came across this situation lot of times recently. I would like to share some stuff here that I learned on the way.   Where can …

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SRM 7.0 How context nodes are filled for individual WD components

In SRM, most of the business objects creation/display is handled in ABAP WD FPM and the screen is composed of several different webdynpro components in turn. If you are familiar with how a webdynpro application is built, then you know what context is and how it is bound to the UI elements on screen. If not, please do not proceed further rather go and watch a movie. Don’t waste time …

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Debugging XML from ECC to SRM

This blog will show how to debug XML that are transferred from ECC to SRM in the below scenarios:   XML is successfully transferred to SRM but some data information is not correctly mapped XML is in error and you need to know what is the error/cause/solution Scenario 1: To start here, let’s imagine the first scenario where a Purchase Requisition is transferred to SRM and the XML is successfully …

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Add Attachments in SRM ROS

Summary Supplier registration process is a mandatory process for sourcing activity. For any new suppliers to participate in a bid, they must be created in SRM system. These bidders will be created system using Supplier registration process.Currently we have provision to add attachments in the potential suppliers, but as of now suppliers cannot add attachments during the registration phase. We will have to carry out few enhancements in order to …

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