|The Planner Workspaces is an important User Interface of SAP IBP for Supply Chain. What are the value drivers to use this as a planner? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question It combines data from multiple planning areas into one user interface. Application jobs can be started from this user interface. Issues can be identified and solved with special functions. It can trigger SAP S/4HANA transactions in real time. It combines various components into one user interface.
Which constraints are taken into account by the Time-Series-Based Supply Planning Heuristic (Infinite)? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question. Transportation lead times Adjusted transport receipts Aggregated constraints Minimum lot size Maximum lot size.
As an architect, you are configuring the Planner Workspaces user interface settings. Which appearance settings are on your to-do list? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question Add playbooks for alerts Add Planning Views Add Custom alerts Define key figure formatting Add navigation profiles.
You need to create time periods for the time profile in a planning area. What should you be aware of when running the Create Time Periods application job? A time profile has to be activated so that the application job can proceed. The planning area to which the time profile is assigned must be active It is mandatory to specify the planning area in the Parameter Section of the application job This application job can also be triggered from SAP IBP, add-in for Microsoft Excel.
You are invited to review a problem with a customer’s SAP IBP Excel template performance. What areas with the biggest potential performance impact would you focus on? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Excessive SAP IBP formatting in the Microsoft Excel UI Number of analytics charts displaying key figures' values Number of local members and complexity of calculations Complex calculation graphs for key figures.
What function would you use to configure a year-to-date calculation? Last Period Aggregation Rolling Aggregation Dynamic Rolling Aggregation Cumulative Aggregation .
Which functional capabilities are included in SAP IBP for response and supply? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Detailed Production Scheduling Calculating buffer proposals Analyze Supply Usage Gating Factors.
What are the S&OP operator (optimizer) parameters associated with demand fair share? Number of fair share segments additional tiering costs (default) number of fair share segments late delivery. Number of fair share segments Maximum days of coverage Number of fair share segments late delivery Number of fair share segments Additional tiering costs (default) Inventory days of supply Number of fair share segments Additional tiering costs (default) Maximum inventory.
Which planning operators can be executed in a time-series-based planning area? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Finite Heuristics Shelf Life Heuristics Deployment Optimizer Constrained Forecast Run.
What are the relevant use cases for helper key figures? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this questions. Used to breakdown a large calculation into manageable subcalculations Used when you have more than three inputs at different planning levels in one calucalation Used at any level of calculation level except the Request Level Used by end-users in planning views to help visualize cross-period calculations.
You are reviewing the master data types that are often used for supply and inventory planning. Which master data types are compound master data types? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Source Location Source Customer Group Source Customer Source Production.
You have set up a planning area, and data is now available. You adjust the necessary time profile settings and run a consistency check Which settings can you change and still run a successful consistency check? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Change the description of the attributes in the time profile Change the numbering hierarchy of the period IDS in the time profile Add a new time profile level to the time profile Change the past and future horizon of the levels in the time profile.
Which Master Data Types are used in time-series-based planning within SAP IBP for response and supply? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question Product Location DS Order Fullfillment Transportation Lane Customer.
Which of the following are features of lag-based snapshots? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Target key figures for these snapshots are exposed to the user in planning views. Target key figures for these snapshots must have lag as a root attribute in the base planning level. Lag-based snapshots are created in the Configuration app for a fixed time range. The number of lag-based snapshots are limited to nine levels.
You want to maintain key figure values for a new attribute and value combination, using SAP IBP, add-in for Microsoft Excel, and you are receiving an error related to missing combinations. How can you resolve this problem? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Use the manage master data app to create the missing combinations Use the data integration app to upload the missing combinations Use the function new planning objects in Excel UI to create missing combinations Use the copy operator to create the missing combinations.
What are some of the actions configurators can do when working with versions? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Copy the key figure data from any version to any version Delete key figure data for a date range for all versions at once Copy master data from the base version to other versions Run an application job to purge obsolete versions.
You are starting a new implementation project for SAP IBP and are considering the possible system architecture. What are the possible approaches for setting up the system landscape? Note: There are 2correct answers to this question Set up a two-tier landscape, and have the configuration of the development system regularly updated from the production system. Create additional planning areas in the test system to support training needs. Create additional test planning areas in the production system to support cutover needs. Set up a three-tier landscape using transport, starting from the development system to test and production.
What are the possible Master Data Maintenance options for SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question. The Manage Master Data app The data integration jobs app The SAP IBP, add-in for Microsoft excel The Planning Areas Model Configuration app The Planner Workspaces app.
You are implementing a demand process in SAP IBP for sales and operations, and consider using the standard forecast key figures available in the sample planning area SAP IBP1. What are the first and last key figures in the logical progression of demand in the S&OP process? Local Demand Plan First and Combined Final Demand Last Statistical Forecast Qty first and Consensus Demand Plan Qty last Local Demand Plan first and Consensus Demand Plan Qty last Statistical Forecast Qty first and Global Demand Plan Qty for SOP last.
What option is available for the key figure that is enabled for fixing? Fixing is possible for key figures with negative values Fixing is possible for a certain period, including all child values in the hierarchy Fixing is possible for a part of key figure value on a certain planning level You can change a fixed key figure only with administrative rights.
You need to make manual adjustments to your S&OP plan. Which are possible ways of making these changes? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Using Driver-Based planning Leveraging the functionality of SAP Work zone Leveraging the web-based planning capability Using Microsoft Excel planning views.
How many different time levels can be selected within one planning view? All time levels available in the time profile, restricted by global configuration parameter All time levels available in the time profile Only time levels from the base planning level of selected key figures The number of time levels is restricted to four to avoid negative effects on performance.
What is an example of a commonly used time-independent key figure? Any attribute as a key figure A currency conversion key figure, such as Exchange Rate A unit of measure key figure, such as UoM Conversion Factor A special key figure marked as an aggregate key figure (aggregate constraint).
What is the feature of the weighted average key figure calculation? The numerator's value should include multiplication by the weight. The first parameter of the formula acts as a weight The numerator of the calculation should be stored Attributes can be used in weighted average key figure calculation.
You are implementing SAP IBP for sales and operations and are researching forecast model
algorithms. What are some of the algorithms that can be used? Note: There are 2 correct
answers to this question Naive model algorithms Trend model algorithms Sporadic demand models algorithms Data-cleansing algorithms.
What are some of the prerequisites for configuring a planning area that results in a successful consistency check? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Configure at most two input key figures on the same planning level in a key figure calculation Assign the compound master data type and its component master data types Configure at least one calculated key figure for the planning area Specify a planning horizon in the planning area for each level of the assigned time profile.
What are some of the features of the network charts in SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question To display the network chart, you need the Ship-From Location master data type in the planning area You can create a network chart from the dedicated app, or use the manage analytic stories app You can create a network chart from the dedicated app, or use the Analytic Advanced app The network charts visualize relationships between warehouses, plants, customers, and suppliers for finished goods.
You created a key figure and want to add calculations. Which of the following rules do you consider? Note:There are 2 correct answers to this question The calculation chain for a key figure must always result in a calculated key figure All key figure calculations have calculation inputs, which can be marked as stored or calculated Key figures can be calculated across different planning levels Aggregation calculations using SUM or MAX functions must be based on a higher aggregation level.
You are working with inventory key figures. What are some of the business scenarios where you can use the Last Period Aggregation function? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Calculating the value of inventory on any level from the time profile, ensuring flexibility of calculation Searching for and returning the last not-null value of the inventory key figure Calculating the value of inventory on a weekly basis, using static aggregation from the daily level Calculating how many periods inventory is going to last based on the planned demand.
What does ABC/XYZ segmentation allow you to do? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Choose time-independent key figures as segmentation measures Use forecasting algorithms that are specific to seasonal demands of SKUs in the segment "B" Substitute missing values in case of sporadic demands. Identify inventory items that require closer attention.
Which processes are running in sample planning area SAP IBP1? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question. Sales and Operation Planning Supply and Allocation Planning Demand Sensing Inventory Optimization Response Planning.
A company only purchases a license for the SAP IBP S&OP module and wants to maximize the use of its standard functionality. What processes will they be able to cover? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question Review critical resources against demand Get system-solving recommendations on how to react to production bottlenecks Prepare versions of S&OP plan based on different optimizer modeling costs Conduct a Sales and Operation planning meeting with cross-functional representatives Build what if scenarios for breaching supply-demand gaps.
What are possible approaches to modeling a customer demand in time-series-based optimization with SAP IBP for response and supply? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Assign a high cost value (1 million or more) for non-delivery to priority customers. Ensure product prioritization with the combination of customer and product. Try to go as granular as possible with the customer product Ensure discounting does not result in negative costs for each customer-product combination.
You are configuring disaggregation for the KF 1 key figure in the Planning Areas Model Configuration app. Which methods can you use?
Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question Disaggregation according to a user-defined expression Proportional disaggregation by using KF2 in the expression Disaggregation according to a helper key figure Disaggregation in batch triggered by an application job Disaggregation according to an equal split.
A time profile is defined with these levels: day, technical week, week, month, and year. What condition in configuration will allow you to have a different value in the current week, versus all other time buckets? IF ("PERIODID2"=”SSPERIODID2CUSS...) IF ("PERIODID3"=”SSPERIODID3CUSS...) IF ("PERIODID1”="SSPERIODIDICUSS...) IF("PERIODID4”="SSPERIODID4CUSS...).
Which processes are embedded in the sample planning areas SAP6 and SAP3? SAP6 Control Tower, and SAP3 Sales and Operations Planning and Supply Planning SAP6 Demand Planning and Sensing, and SAP3 Inventory Planning SAP6 Sales and Operations Planning and Supply Planning, and SAP3 Inventory Planning SAP6 Demand Planning and Sensing, and SAP3 Control Tower.
Which SAP IBP planning operator can be run to delete planning objects in a certain version? Purge Key Figure Data Outside Planning Area Planning Horizon Purge Master Data Purge Non-Confirming Data Purge Key Figure Data.
You need to use your resource cost effectively with a certain minimum use, even if it means producing more than demand. Which solutions would apply to this scenario? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Balance can be achieved between excessive prebuild and minimum use by incorporating violation costs Excess stock can be generated and will need to be staged in an overflow warehouse. Minimum capacity utilization will result in pull production Capacity leveling will be possible for production and storage resources.
Which sourcing methods are required to identify the product flow through the network? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question. Sourcing via costs Customer Sourcing Rule Sourcing via Production Unspecified Sourcing Sourcing via Demand Prioritization.
Which apps can be enhanced with analytical charts? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Resource Planning Web-based Planning Dashboards Advanced Planner Workspaces.
What are some of the key capabilities of SAP Integrated Business Planning for demand? Note: There are 3correct answers to this question. Embedded, on-the-fly demand analytics Automated, exception-based processing Statistical analysis using predictive analytics tools Determination of coefficient of variation (CV) Classifying demand into zones.
You need to integrate data from SAP S/4HANA and legacy ERP to SAP IBP. What are the integration tools that you can use with such a setup for data transfer? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Core Interface SAP Smart Data Integration Real-time Integration SAP Cloud Integration for data services.
You set up time-series integration using SAP Cloud Integration for data services. During the integration process of master data, an error occurred. In the Data Integration app the job failed with the status “Fatal Error" How can you find more details about the error? Download the initial Problem Report in the Data Integration app Download the Rejection Report in the Data Integration app Navigate to the Manage Master Data app and open the Log Navigate to the Master Data Workbook in Excel and open the Log.
What are some of the available ABC segmentation methods in SAP IBP? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. By Number of Items (Sorted Average) By Pareto Principle (Sorted and Calculated Values) By Pareto Principle (Sorted and Cumulated %) By Number of Items (Sorted Values).
You are modeling co-products in SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain. What are some of the properties of co-production you need to be aware of? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. The number of co-products that can be defined in the supply model is unlimited. Co-production can be modeled only by supply optimizer and finite heuristics The output coefficient is time-dependent and should be modeled as a time series The relationship between main product and co-product is specified in the production source of supply.
Which type of master data represents the Master Data Type Component? Compound Master Data Type External Master Data Type Virtual Master Data Type Reference Master Data Type.
What is taken as an input for the demand sensing process? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Forecast Accuracy measures Results of time series analysis Open Sales Orders Consensus Demand.
Manage Analytics Stories introduces advanced visualization features within SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain. What are some of the main capabilities of the stories? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question. The Story is structured around one responsive page. Links to the external URLs can be embedded in the story. Specific chart and table filters can be applied within the story Stories must be re-created in each SAP IBP environment.
How do you achieve rolling aggregation with SAP IBP? Using an appropriate period weight factor Using a key figure calculation Using a local member Using an attribute as a key figure.
Which conditions have to be fulfilled as a prerequisite to maintain a key figure disaggregation? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. The key figure is stored and all editable The key figure is calculated and system editable The key figure is calculated and all editable. The key figure is stored and system editable.
Which of the following conditions are relevant for subtotals in the planning view? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. The values of the attribute-based total at the highest attribute level in the planning level can be changed The total value can be added before or after the selected attribute The total number of attributes that can use subtotals in the planning view can be restricted Only attribute-based totals can be added to the planning view.
What are the possible ways that an attribute intended for use as an attribute as a key figure can be created and assigned? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Created as type INTEGER and assigned to a compound master data type Created as type DECIMAL and assigned to an external master data type Created as type DECIMAL and assigned to a compound master data type Created as type INTEGER and assigned to a simple master data type.
You are setting up planning with lot sizes. What are some of the properties of lot sizes that you need to beware of? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Lot sizes are applicable for production and transportation quantities. Lot sizes are time-independent master data settings Lot sizes are applicable for production and handling quantities. Periodic lot size setting overrides the minimum lot size.
You configured a stored key figure with an editability setting of “not editable" How can users modify the values of that key figure? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Using planning object maintenance with key figure data in Excel UI Managing master data via the WEB UI Using the key figure calculations in the Web UI Importing the key figure data files using the Web UI.
You are evaluating criteria for choosing the solver to support planning for a complex supply chain. What are some of the points that should be reviewed? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Prioritization of demand elements one by one is achieved by unconstrained heuristics Finite heuristics works with demand prioritization Planning results can be generated faster by the optimizer. Push and Pull production models are used by the optimizer.
What is a prerequisite for modeling outsourced manufacturers with production capacity using the Supply Optimizer? Model relative production costs across internal locations and outsourced manufacturing locations Ensure that the outsourced manufacturing locations have a separate subnetwork Use production lead times and offsets to manage components at the outsourced manufacturing location Model target inventory and stocks at the outsourced manufacturing location.
Which of these conditions must be met to create a Local Member key figure? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Use Excel Cell References in the Report Editor option is selected Users should have authorization for template administration. A key figure is selected in the Key Figures tab in the SAP IBP, add-in for Microsoft Excel Activate Local Member Recognition setting is selected.
Which Supply Planning processes are part of the tactical Planning level within a Planning Hierarchy? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Stock Replenishment Balancing Supply and Demand Inventory Build and Reduction Order Prioritization.
What do you need to be aware of when using multiple pairs of key figures in one copy operator? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Copying multiple key figures can be processed sequentially Necessary target key figures values are disaggregated Necessary source key figures values are disaggregated. Copying multiple key figures on different planning levels is not possible.
The S&OP Operator Profiles app is used to configure different types of algorithms. Which algorithm- specific settings are unique for the Time Series-based Supply Optimizer? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Global cost factors Processing mode Time profile level Discretization.
Which of the following data can be tracked using a change-history-enabled key figure? Note: There are 3correct answers to this question Key figure type Reason Code Modified Date Attributes Scenario ID.
You are developing the functionality and appearance of the Excel UI for SAP IBP business users. Which extensibility capabilities for SAP IBP, add-in for Microsoft Excel are provided by Custom VBA coding? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Changing the layout of the master data workbooks Changing the member names SAP IBP ribbon extension Changing the entries from the Name Manager.
What are some of the capabilities of the Planner Workspaces app? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. It supports sharing with other users or user groups. It supports favorites created in SAP IBP, add-in for Microsoft Excel It supports embedding analytic stories as a workspace component It supports simulating the effect of the changes.
You create a planning filter using an SAP IBP Fiori app. Which of the following objects can it be applied to? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Planning view templates in the SAP IBP, add-in for Microsoft Excel Compare function in the Planning Areas app Jobs in the Applications Jobs app Supply chain graph in Supply Chain Network app.
Which Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) parts planning processes are included in SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question. Supply Planning Inventory Optimization Demand Driven Replenishment Demand Planning SAP Intelligent Asset Management.
Which prerequisites must be met to maintain data types via the SAP IBP, add-in for Microsoft Excel? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Restriction types are correctly An applicable business catalogue is assigned to your business role The Normalized setting is available in the Planning Area The Inquire tab is activated in Microsoft Excel.
For which of the following application jobs can you enter planning filters as parameters? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Purge key figure data Purge Master Data Purge Non-Conforming Create Time Periods for Time Profiles.
Which options can be used to reduce the runtimes of a time-series optimizer run? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question. Split into multiple planning areas to support weekly vs. daily planning needs. Keep the number of fairshare segment small Increase the use of incremental lot size beyond the frozen horizon. Eliminate the usage of telescope time buckets Use non-overlapping networks by using subnetwork IDs maintained at Location-products to reduce the size of the problem.
What actions can be performed in the Advanced Dashboards application? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question. Display all assigned analytics on a single UI Add process instances Use drill-down functionality Rename the charts Link two analytics charts.
Which of the following checks for master data and key figures does the Check Mode algorithm trigger? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question. It checks whether the location products specified in the master data are connected by customer sourcing rules within the supply chain network It checks whether the location resource specified in the master data forms a cycle in the supply chain network It check whether the heuristics detects cycles formed by nodes (such as location products) in the supply chain network It checks whether the sourcing in the Production Source Item master data type exists. It reports input key figures for which no related master data exists.
You need to define a new logic for a key figure to drive values from the PER PRODCUST REGION level to the PER PRODCUST level. Which of the following configuration options are possible for this process? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Splitting the values from aggregated to detailed level, based on a stored split-factor key figure Splitting the values from detailed to aggregated level by using a copy operator Splitting the values from aggregated to detailed level, based on the time profile attribute Splitting the values from aggregated to detailed level using multiplication by the proportions.
You are adding a value-based filter to a planning view. Which of the following conditions apply? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. You can add (or delete) planning objects to a planning view after these filters are applied The alerts dashboard is not available if a value-based filter is set for the open planning view These filters can be used together with attribute totals in the same planning view You can only apply one value-based filter per planning view.
Which unified planning processes’ data is commonly reviewed in SAP IBP for sales and operations? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Consensus Demand Plan Global Demand Plan Inventory Plan Constrained Demand Plan.
Analytics charts are created by the user in the Advanced Analytics application. What can the user do in the Advanced Analytics app? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. Merge charts together. Group data Trigger export to Manage Analytics Stories Apply filters on their data.
You want to display and edit data in different Units of Measure (UOM). Which of the following must you consider before you use the UOM? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question. Units of measure are usually not time-dependent Unit of measure is an attribute of a master data type, such as Product Conversion to the target unit of measure is handled by the SAP IBP Excel add-in. Units of measure are usually not time-independent. Analytics allow the user to select the target unit of measure.
Which of the following key functions are supported by SAP IBP for sales and operations? Note: There are 2correct answers to this question SAP Product Lifecycle Management Allocation planning Simple statistical forecast Multi-Level Supply Planning Heuristics.
Why would you set up a cascading filter in the planning view? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question. To filter data in an Application Jobs template To filter attributes based on other attribute filters To filter attributes based on specific values To filter using attributes that have a large number of values.
You need to work in two separate sessions for two different SAP IBP tenants. What can help you differentiate the appearance of their user interfaces? Note: There are 2 correct answers to this question Have a different set of tiles in the Home group of apps Define a different default planning area via the User Preferences Set a separate theme for the Home page in the Web UI Add the system name and tenant information from the About section to the Home page.
Which of the following solutions should be satisfied with violations penalized by the objective function of the time-series supply optimizer? Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question. Not adhering to maximum transport values Violation of minimum aggregated inventory values Violation of minimum resource utilization Not respecting production capacity Not-fully satisfied demands.
Model configuration allows the attributes of a master data type to be assigned as key figures. Which feature is relevant for this type of object? This type of key figure has better performance than a time-independent key figure This object usually provides a single value for a unique planning combination This object contains user-defined criteria that monitor the running of business plans This type of key figure is not usually stored and it cannot be set to editable.