|What dashboard panel provides access to prepackaged reports? Common Actions Action Tiles My Documents Event Status.
What documentation is provided by the Shared Services team during an SAP Ariba Sourcing deployment? Kick-off presentation; Weekly steering committee update presentation Standard project plan Deployment summary /wrap-up collateral Functional design specification.
Which event types in SAP Ariba Sourcing can be configured to allow competition so that suppliers can see their bid rank or the current lead bid? Reverse Auction Request for proposal Qick Quote posting Request for Information.
What solutions are included in the SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing Suite? SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing SAP Ariba Spend Analysis SAP Ariba Suplier Lifecycle Performance SAP Ariba Contracts.
What event rule will allow you to reopen the lot if any of the suppliers have technical issues? Review period Starting gate Overtime rule Custom offline responses.
For which of the following products or services might you conduct an index-based auction? Mobile phones Promotional products Chemical Natural gas Raw materials.
What user role must you have to load, export, and manage master data in the SAP Ariba system? Project Administrator Project mass edit administrator Customization administrator Customer administrator.
Why would you use the Integration Tool Kit? To eliminate the need to manually update data in Ariba to match ERP To transfer updates from an ERP system to SAP Ariba on scheduled basis To transfer updates from an ERP system to SAP Ariba in real time To ensure data is synchronized across all SAP Ariba applications.
What is affected when you change the value selected in the Locale field? Time zone used to specify event start and end dates Language for supplier correspondence Language for header fields and system generated messages Formatting of numbers and dates.
Your customer wants SAP Ariba Sourcing to accommodate the following scenarios:
- They want a single sourcing process to be used across the company.
- They have several distinct business units. Each business unit must be able to see only sourcing projects created within their department.
Create custom access controls and assign them to the sourcing templates Create a different sourcing template for each business unit Leave the Team section of the SAP Ariba template blank and train users to add users to the team Set the default access control on the Ariba template to Private to Team Members and configure them accordingly.
How can you notify suppliers to register on the Ariba Network? Send an email to the supplier users via the message board Send invitations to the supplier users via SAP Ariba Discovery Invite supplier users through sourcing event Generate password for supplier user in Ariba Bulk upload the suppliers users through enablement workbook.
What is a sourcing request? A document sent to a supplier to obtain information prior to a sourcing event A copy of an existing sourcing project used as a staring point for a new sourcing project A project that automatically becomes a full sourcing project upon approval A document that is used to ask the company authorized sourcing team to bid a product or service.
In which SAP Ariba Sourcing design workbook can you find reference to conditions? Enablement workbook Dashboard Template From Data Collection Template Sourcing process design matrix Header field data collection template.
Where can users see the task description? In the ToDo content item on the Dashboard On the Tasks tab when Show Details is turned on In email notification about task On the task tab when mousing over task name On the task details page.
Which of the following master data have a hierarchical structure? Units of measure Exange rates Departments Comodity codes Regions.
You want to ensure that any user creating an event can enable scoring and ensure that participants never see the scoring weights.
What settings do you select in the Scoring Rule section of the event template to achieve this?
Set Enable scoring on participants response to Yes and delegated;
Set allow partcipants to see scoring weights to No and Read only Set Enable scoring on participants response to Yes and delegated;
Set allow partcipants to see scoring weights to Yes and delegated Set Enable scoring on participants response to Yes and Hidden;
Set allow partcipants to see scoring weights to Yes and delegated Set Enable scoring on participants response to No and Read only
Set allow partcipants to see scoring weights to No and delegated.
What are the goals of the testing phase? Verify that core SAP Ariba functions are working Ensure that the customers end users are fully trained on SAP Ariba Sourcing Validate the customer uniques configuration Verify the configuration in test and production sites.
Which of the following content items can be created as a prerequisite to view event content Question Requirment Lot/LineItems Attachment.
When does SAP Ariba Shared Services configure a customer's test site? After the complete workbook is received from customer Prior to project kick off After the blueprint of the design is received form the customer After the first draft of data collection files is received from the customer.
You are creating a new sourcing event. When would you create and import event content via Microsoft Excel? When creating a large number of lots When individual needs to contribute to content but does not have ariba account When loading translations to event content When a supplier reports a technical issue and cannot submit their response.
Your Overview tab is set to full view. What actions can you take on the Overview tab of the Sourcing Project? Mark the project complete Upload a document Add a task Review quick links Create project announcements.
You are using the Add Content From Library option. In addition to the Sourcing Library, where can you get content using this option? Sourcing requests SAP Ariba reports A Microsoft Excel file Past sourcing events.
A folder in the Sourcing Library contains highly confidential information. How do you ensure that this confidential information is only visible to authorized users? Set a password on the folder Hide the folder in a subfolder Set an access control on the folder Add the users to Team tab in the Sourcing Library.
Which event timing is represented by the attached graphic? Staggered Parallel Serial Dutch.
What data collection template can be used to load/import data directly into SAP Ariba? Custom Header Fields Process design Matrix RFY Data Collection Template Eneblement Workbook.
You have created a new supplier within a sourcing event and have published the event. Your supplier contacts you and says they already have an Ariba Network account. Ask your supplier to log in to their account and search for your sourcing event in the list of active events Ask your supplier to click the link in the invitation email and log in with their existing account Remove them from the event and recreated their company and contact with the correct information Ask your supplier to click the link in the invitation email and to create a new account that is tied to your company sourcing site.
You are reviewing users in the Supplier and Customer Manager workspace of the Administration area.
Which field and values can you use to determine if the supplier has completed their Ariba Network registration?
Approval Status: Approves or unapproved Username: Contains Data or Empty Type: Enabled or Not Enabled Status: Private or Public.
What grading feature allows you to change scores submitted by team graders? Blind grading Pre-grading Review for team grading Adjust grades for consensus.
What is the maximum character length of the Department ID field? 255 300 40 50.
You are configuring an approval task in a template. There is only one approver for the task. What are the advantages of creating the approver as a group instead of a user? Delegation: User cannot delegate approval tasks to others unless they are in the same group Notifications: You can only configure the notifications for groups not for users Future proofing you may want to have multiple approves in future Ease of administration-it is easier to add/remove users from group than it is to change the task.
During a design session, a customer asks if it is possible to modify the help tip text for header fields in multiple languages. What is the correct advice? Custom help tip txt are available for most standard header fields and all custom fields and translation is supported Custom help tip txt are only available for standard header fields but translation is supported Custom help tip txt are available for all custom header fields but translation is NOT supported Custom help tip txt are available for all header fields but translation is NOT supported.
What options are available to split or partially award lots with multiple line items? All line items in the lot split by a quantity Each line item awarded to a different supplier Only a partial percentage of the lot awarded All line items in the lot split by percentage.
What type of content items could be created if a document does NOT require a response? Requirment Attachment Section Line Item.
Which auction setting prevents a tied or near-tied lead bid? Front buffer and back buffer Bid decrement Market feedback rules Improve bid by nominal amount.
What are some of the limitations of a large event? The system limit is 125 suppliers The system limits the bidding through M excel only The system limit is 2000 line items The system limit is 30 terms per line.
In which data collection document can you find the Supplier Bidder Agreement? Process Design Matrix Header Field Data Collection Template From Data Collection Template Enablement workbook.
What prepackaged report shows the total awarded spend for a specific organization across all event types? Event Spend Summary RFI Report Supplier Participation Report Event Participation Summary.
What scoring field is used to dictate the weighting of a question within a specific section? Weight Target Grade Overall Percentage Importance.
How can you limit the number of instances of the dForm that can be created within a sourcing project? Update task settings Update system parameters Update the template with an ad hoc create limit Update the dForm.
What data is shared between all SAP Ariba modules? Teams Documents Comoddity codes Units of measure Groups.
How can a customer run reports that identify the business units assigned to each sourcing project? Create a custom header field and make this field reportable. Use on of the existing header field such as department Use the Ship To data for the creator of the sourcing project Add a new question to the full sourcing project template.
A sourcing project is created from a fully approved sourcing request. What data is copied from the sourcing request to the sourcing project? Region Commodity Name Test project.
After awarding a sourcing event, which SAP Ariba applications would you use to finalize the agreement with the supplier and monitor the supplier's quality and delivery metrics? SAP Ariba Contract SAP Ariba Supplier Lifecycle and Performance SAP Ariba Buying SAP Ariba Spend Alanysis.
What are some of the benefits of upgrading to Direct Materials sourcing for an SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing Suite customer? Improve supplier qualification. Source directly from a bill of materials Integrate you PLM and ERP systems Increase fill rates Eliminate home grown portals.
You are creating a sourcing event and want to ensure that your participants do not see confidential information in a specific section of the event until they have read and agreed to a confidentiality agreement. Visiblity conditions Envelope bidding A prerequisite with an access gate A prerequisite with restricted response submission.
When would you choose to allow suppliers to see only rank in an auction You expect a wide variation in bids Price data is highly sensitive There are many suppliers invited to the auction The market for the product on auction is higly competitive.
Which tabs are unique to a published full sourcing project when compared to a published quick sourcing project? History Documents Tasks Overview Team.
What services are included in a customer’s SAP Ariba Sourcing contract? Custumized instructor-led training Soucing Support Desk services SAP Ariba Best Practice Center consulting Event day management Onsite consulting services.
What does Shared Services build in a standard deployment? 1 analytical report Up to 5 custom header fields Up to 50 tasks/phases in the process 1 sourcing request template 3 custom dashboard templates.
Who can support the field consultant to demonstrate SAP Ariba Discovery functionality during implementation? The program manager The Customer Engagement Executive Another customer who has used SAP Ariba Discovery The Ariba Buyer Discovery adoption team.
In the enablement workbook, what does U* stand for? User licence for each licensed solution User iD for each licensed solution User licence applicable only to SAP Ariba Sourcing User licence applicable only to SAP Ariba Supplier information and Perfomance Management.
What can a Designated Support Contact do? Authorize administrative requests, such as enhancement request; Upload files to share with SAP Ariba, such as service request documentation; Submit service requests and review the status of these requests Obtain service manager accesss to update the site Change the realm name.
What activities should be completed before an auction begins? Complete supplier outreach and data collection Conduct practice events for internal stakeholders and suppliers Identify the strategy for awarding the business. Initiate the supplier performance management process Negotiate contract terms with the suppliers.
What action would allow a user to be able to create or edit a sourcing project? Ensure the user is assigned to the Sourcing Approver system group Ensure a sourcing request was created before the sourcing project Ensure the user is assigned to the Project Owner group within a sourcing project; Ensure the user is assigned to the Sourcing Agent system group.
What supplier data is stored in SAP Ariba Sourcing? Supplier location Partioned supplier Remittance location Common supplier.
What setting dictates the language displayed on the supplier user interface? Locale Prefered language Default currency Browser language.
What is the file size limit of a document in the sourcing project? 200 MB 50 MB 500 MB 100 MB.
What are some of the benefits of requiring pre-bids during the preview period of an auction? Supplier can verify if they can supply the items as designed; Suppliers can be restricted from participating in an action until they submit a starting price; Suppliers can verify if they can supply the items at or below the starting price Suppliers can review the number of suppliers participating in the auction Suppliers can see their rank before the auction opens.
What are some of the responsibilities of a field consultant? Provide recommendations and best practice for configuration design; Work with the client to understand current business processes Load master data into the client test and production realms Prepare and participate in weekly status meetings and ask/issue meetings.
What does a Shared Services project manager do during an SAP Ariba Sourcing deploymnt? Provides functional knowledge of Sap Ariba software capabilities; Provides day-to-day project managament Perform configuration testing in test and production enviroments Delivers ongoing adoption support during the lenght of the customer contract.
On which tab of the enablement workbook do you update custom event message verbiage Instructions Worksheet Descriptions Company logo & Custom Messages Appendix tab for enablement languages.
Which are the benefits of using advanced conditions instead of basic conditions? Ability to include multiple questions; Ability to assign conditional expressions Ability touse fields from the Sourcing Project header Ability to apply conditions to specific suppliers.
Which of the following task types must the task owner manually mark as complete when they are created as a required task? Negotiation; ToDo; Approval Notification Review.
What are the responsibilities of the customer project sponsor? Provide the overall project vision; Drive the change management effort; Serve as the escalation point for project issues. Serve as the primary point of contract for the project Manage the project timeline.
Who do you contact to change the RFX EnableRFX custom templates parameter? Shared services; Customer support A partner consultant An account executive.
Which SAP Ariba best practices for sourcing are addressed using sourcing project templates Configuration of prescheduled reports; Business-approved, standardized process workflow; Control event bidding dynamics and rules Assigments of team members based on category or region Sourcing of pipeline targets and goals.
What are the customer’s responsibilities when SAP Ariba provides standard site enablement services? The customer provides a single point of contract; The customer provides the necessary resources for deployment The customer leads the project kickoff session The customer selects one of the following language for all interactions with SAP Ariba: German, French, Italian or Japanese.
What step of the Create Analytical Report process allows you to apply an initial filter before executing the report? Pivot Layout View Report Source Data Refine Data.
Your client wants to create automated approvals using the Sourcing Process Design Matrix workbook. Which fields are required within the workbook? Group User Condition; Project group.
Which of the following tasks must have an associated document? Review; Approval Notification ToDo.
Which steps are required to set up a total cost term? Create the line item within the event; Designate if the term is an adder, subtracter… Set the answer type and acceptable value for all non-numeric terms Access the Sourcing Library for a list of approved terms Add each term to the event template.
What interface can pass sourcing requests from an SAP ERP purchasing system to SAP Ariba Sourcing? Ariba Network Web services HTTP requests UI import/export.
How do suppliers bid in a Dutch reverse auction? They watch the buyer increase the price periodically and bid at their lowest acceptable price They submit technical qualifications only with no pricing data They read the buyers specifications and submit their best price They submit progressively lower bids to beat their competitors.
Why do you use a price breakdown in a sourcing event? To gain insight into how suppliers attive at their prices; To require suppliers to bid on the cost component of an item. To account for non-price factors using a formula To obtain pricing for every item within a lot.
Why would you run an RFI before conducting an RFP or an auction? To narrow the list of suppliers to invite to later events; To verify if suppliers can meet the specifications To gain a preliminary bid from each supplier To gather pricing and capability information.
What format does SAP Ariba recommend for supplier user IDs? Company name -Unique number First initial; Last name First name; Last name email address.
How are due dates set? Fixed dates are manually set by the project owner; Dates are set relative to the start of the parent phase Dates are set relative to the completition of the previous task Dates are set relative to the start of the project.
Where do you customize project e-mail templates? Project Manager Sourcing Library Sourcing Project Sourcing Project Template.
When do auctions have a high likelihood of success? Raw material prices for suppliers are rising; The supply base is competitive The business is commercially attractive There is wide variation in product standards.
Who benefits from the online communication in SAP Ariba Sourcing? Suppliers; Sourcing managers; Sourcing stakeholders Invoice managers Requisitioners.
During a sourcing process design workshop, a consultant identifies that the customer does NOT have any documented processes. Use the SAP Ariba Best Sourcing Practice template as the baseline template for developing the to-be process. Facilitate a brainstorming session to elicit suggestions for improvement to the current process Use the goal and objectives identified in the project charter to promote a discussion about the customer current process Escalate the issue to the project sponsors for resolutions.
When should a customer identify the resources for each role on the client deployment team? During the pre-kickoff phase After the project charter is complete As part of the kickoff meeting Any time before the design is complete.
What does Desktop File Sync/ActiveX do? It streamlines document revisions; It exports reports directly to MExcel. It syncronizes responses from suppliers It generates content in the Sourcing library.
What deployment activities are performed by Shared Services? End-of-project quality review; Project kick-off Project go live Onsite project management.
What master data is relevant for SAP Ariba Sourcing deployments? Units of measure Commodity codes Departments Purchasing organizations Partitioned suppliers.
You want to build the following formula: Total Cost = (Price + Inventory Charge) * Quantity + Switching Cost
What settings must you choose for the Inventory Charge cost term?
Please choose the correct answer.
Include in Cost:Adder and
Apply to cost: Per unit Include in Cost: Total Cost and
Apply to cost: Quantity Include in Cost: None and
Apply to cost: Per unit Include in Cost:Adder and
Apply to cost: All unit.
Which field is required when setting up a section in an RFX? Name Prerequisite Value Description Visible to Participant.
Which activity in the sourcing process takes place in SAP Ariba Sourcing? Analyze supplier bids Request periodic changes to supplier infoormation Negotiate contract terms Monitor long-term supplier performance.
You are creating event content in Microsoft Excel. What can potentially cause errors when you upload a Microsoft Excel file into an SAP Ariba Sourcing event? Creating a system ID for new rows; Editing the tab labels; Sorting and filtering the excel file Adding new rows Editing the coulumn headers.
You want to allow suppliers to see the lowest bid in a reverse auction. What event rule do you set? Show lead bid to all participants: Yes No tie bids for rand: 1 Bid rank that triggers overtime: 1 Must participants beat lead bid: Yes.
Why would you use the Integration Tool Kit? To eliminate the need to manually update data in Ariba to match ERP; To transfer updates from an ERP system to SAP Ariba on scheduled basis To transfer updates from an ERP system to SAP Ariba in real time To ensure data is synchronized across all SAP Ariba applications.