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Connecting Web and the entire OTC cycle

Is it possible to connect all of the SAP OTC (order-to-cash) transactions to a website? I mean you will transact via website and that website will pass the data to SAP and SAP will pass back the data needed by the website in real-time? The company plans to use a tablet as front-end and we have a software (a sales automation software) that we want to pass data to SAP and vice versa. Our company is about to acquire SAP ECC 6.0 without CRM.

1. Is this possible using IDOC?

2. Can the website and SAP pass data (back-and-forth) to each other in real-time?

3. Can it complete the entire OTC transactions (SO, DO, DR, billing)?

4. Any suggestion?

Please help. Thank you.

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    Sep 09, 2011 at 04:38 PM

    Hi,

    Yes this is very much possible and probably a very common scenario..

    These are the following possibilities:

    1) The web based application should be able to call and be built to accept calls from APIs..which are called BAPIs.

    We had a MTO based industry and we used BAPIs to enable functionality on the web..also check the part on synchronous calls.

    2) I've worked in a business , where orders used to be taken on PDAs/hand-held devices.. all these devices are connected to a common database and SAP interfaces all the master data and transaction data to this database and the DB connects kind of real time to the PDAs / hand held devices. However, you've to check about what all transaction data are you expecting and if IDocs are available for all of transactions you're looking for..

    I hope this helps.

    Regards,

    Raghu.

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    Sep 09, 2011 at 05:21 PM

    Aside from IDOC, what other technology/technique I need to accomplish this?

    I will talk to our abap person about this.

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      Hi,

      What I mean is for what all transaction data are you expecting to be interfaced with the web? And pls check if you've the standard IDocs for those transactions..generally they should be available so you can think of using IDoc based solution.

      Like I mentioned, apart from IDoc web based applications can connect via BAPIs in SAP.

      And yes this is something your ABAP lead should worry about.

      Regards

      Raghu.

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    Sep 09, 2011 at 05:12 PM

    Rags what do you mean by your line: "However, you've to check about what all transaction data are you expecting and if IDocs are available for all of transactions you're looking for.."

    I apologize. I am new to SD. Thank you for your reply.

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    Sep 10, 2011 at 02:37 AM

    Hi Anwar,

    Yes it is possible.Check the standard bapi availability for your requirement.By using that you can get data from sap and you can out data in sap as a live ,it is very fast.If there is no standard bapi available then develop custom bapi and use it.Check this and post if need any information.

    Regards,

    Madhu.

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    Sep 10, 2011 at 03:47 AM

    thank you madhurao123 and Rags.

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