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Efficient SAP master data management – optimal data quality with FIS

An increased number of companies respond to the requirements of Industry and Commerce 4.0 and adapt their processes. This includes an increased data volume with high demands on handling. The data quality significantly influences the value added of an SAP system and data increasingly becomes an important production factor with highest quality standards – arguments justifying the optimization of data handling with FIS/mpm.

 

The FIS solution supports you in maintaining master data in SAP already before using the production system and significantly increases data quality. The data is only transferred to the system after successful validation and execution of check routines. An easy, quick and flexible master data management in SAP is the central advantage of FIS/mpm.

 

FIS accelerates the processes of your SAP master data management and verifies weak points. Using this solution, master data is maintained as quickly as errors corrected. It goes without saying that the FIS solution also supports the processing of mass data. Field-tested workflows simplify master data processing by your employees, ensure faster processing times of master data processes and relieve the cost structure of your company. An important FIS/mpm aspect is the user-friendly creation and change of master data via Web forms, for instance.

Our references – the best evidence

The FIS/mpm contribution in your company

  • Easy creation, maintenance and quality assurance of purchasing-relevant master data
  • Local data maintenance in a staging area (inactive area)
  • Transfer to the SAP production tables after the execution of an integrated check routine

 

Purchasing-relevant data particularly includes purchasing info record, article data, source list, rebate, prices, conditions and vendor master.

  • Master data management for SD-relevant data

 

This includes, for instance, rebate, conditions, BOMs, customer master as well as specific SD functions, such as cross-selling, material substitution, material listing or exclusion.

  • Master data management for production
  • Creation and maintenance of bills of material

 

FIS/mpm is used to generate highly efficient and consistent information from data. Result: time and cost-optimized data maintenance due to the FIS solution.

Your benefit with FIS/mpm

  • Automated master data management within the business processes
  • Governance support for consistent data by centrally controlled creation and change management
  • Compliance requirements are met by process documentation
  • Storage in the inactive area (staging area) until final approval
  • SAP integration
  • Integration in Business Suite
  • Uses SAP data models, UI, business logic and configuration for creation and validation
  • Standard solutions for master data objects in purchasing and sales
  • Optimal data quality
  • Integrates external data sources through standardized inbound interfaces such as DATANORM
  • Integrated duplicate check
  • Enabler for digital transformation and Big Data
  • Cost-efficient solution due to the elimination of additional hardware

Contact data harmonization across system borders

FIS/mpm supports you in the central management of address and contact data of business partners (vendors and customers). When using a CRM solution, such as Hybris C4C, FIS/mpm is a meaningful enhancement.

Overview: the contribution of FIS/mpm in your company

  • Harmonization: FIS/mpm combines master data of a business partner from diverse systems. It verifies the data, cleans it from duplicates and, if required, enriches it with additional information.
  • Data distribution: The initial distribution of the harmonized data and the permanent exchange to the target systems (CRM, MS Exchange etc.) are fully automated and reliable.
  • Data maintenance: This includes the initial creation and change of master data objects. You enter requests for initial creations or changes and transfer them to the central master data maintenance in the worklist.

Downloads

Flyer – Master Data Management for SAP

Success Story – Schachermayer-Großhandelsgesellschaft m.b.H.: Central Master Data Management simplifies article maintenance

Success Story – Mass Maintenance of SAP Master Data with FIS/mpm at Titgemeyer

Success Story – VEDES group uses FIS Smart Products for master data management and EDI

Release information – FIS/mpm: Release 2017

Release information – FIS/mpm: Release 2016

Release information – FIS/mpm: Release 2015

Release information – FIS/mpm: Release 6.0/9

Release information – FIS/mpm: Release 6.0/8

Software maintenance information – FIS/mpm

By using FIS/mpm, you increase your SAP master data management quality and benefit from time and cost-optimized processes. Do you want to achieve reliable and correct data as well as a reduced amount of work? Do not hesitate to contact the FIS employees by phone or e-mail for further information.

Do you have questions? Please contact me!

Dirk Schneider
Dirk Schneider
Head of Sales – Business Unit Smart Products