Skip to Content
author's profile photo Former Member
Former Member

Isolation of Master Data for each business unit

Hi Experts,

I'm having a hurdle on one of my clients because we are trying to implement a multiple business unit maintained on one company database, All master data are uploaded(Inventory, Warehouse, Customer and Vendor Master Data and Segmented Chart of Accounts) is their any way to isolate the data for each business unit?(standard or sdk intervention)

Hoping for a favorable feedback.

Thank You,

Zeus

Add a comment
10|10000 characters needed characters exceeded

Assigned Tags

Related questions

4 Answers

  • Best Answer
    author's profile photo Former Member
    Former Member
    Posted on Apr 02, 2013 at 10:05 AM

    Hi,

    I advise you do not try to implement multiple business units in on database. There are a lot of issues to separate all data by business unit. System design & SDK is not well supported this.

    STANDARD - Can achive by assign group in series numbering then authorize to each business unit with relevant group (maximum to 9 groups)

    1. Item Master Data
    2. Business Partner
    3. Marketing document

    SDK - filter information which show in function, reports by each business unit users (huge volume to develop)

    1. Chart of account
    2. Warehouse, Item Group and others master data (tax group, cost accounting, budget, BP group,...)

    Another way is maintained separately databases and use intercompany add on. It is easy for operation and maintain your system client.

    https://websmp208.sap-ag.de/partneredge/B1/intercompany (link for your ref)

    Hope this helps,

    TVSon

    Add a comment
    10|10000 characters needed characters exceeded

  • Posted on Apr 02, 2013 at 09:20 AM

    Hi,

    What is your SAP version, PL and working location?

    Thanks & Regards,

    Nagarajan

    Add a comment
    10|10000 characters needed characters exceeded

  • Posted on Apr 02, 2013 at 09:41 AM

    Hi,

    Please refer below thread:

    http://scn.sap.com/thread/1244040

    May be useful info for you.

    Add a comment
    10|10000 characters needed characters exceeded

  • author's profile photo Former Member
    Former Member
    Posted on Apr 10, 2013 at 09:20 AM

    Hi TVSon,

    I appreciate your recommendations and I will be using the STANDARD method and I will be incorporating the filter function for each business unit's users. Since re-setup is to late for the phase of the project.

    Thank You Very Much,

    Zeus

    Add a comment
    10|10000 characters needed characters exceeded

    • Former Member Former Member

      Hi Ramon,

      Yes, I was able to achieve the solution that I sought, but the only thing that I didn't perform is to assign numbering series for Business Partner and Item Master Data. Though my client was diligent enough to take the responsibility to control that assignment of each master data to its respective business units. What I did, since the business units was maintained in one company database I maintained a Segmented Chart of accounts, numbering series was setup per business unit, Item Master Data was allocated to it's respective default warehouse and Business Partner Data was sorted per business unit through an UDF since the customer and vendor group was used to another function. The generation of reports was restricted to the users, so all reports was hidden except for those who are authorized, users request reports indicating the parameters.

      Regarding on generating of separate invoice per business unit, I make use of the User Defaults where you can allocate the business unit per user, since the invoice format are the same across business units It has only one format and default to all business units.

      Best Regards,

      Zeus

Before answering

You should only submit an answer when you are proposing a solution to the poster's problem. If you want the poster to clarify the question or provide more information, please leave a comment instead, requesting additional details. When answering, please include specifics, such as step-by-step instructions, context for the solution, and links to useful resources. Also, please make sure that you answer complies with our Rules of Engagement.
You must be Logged in to submit an answer.

Up to 10 attachments (including images) can be used with a maximum of 1.0 MB each and 10.5 MB total.