SAP S/4HANA Utilities: Operational Analytics
The SAP S/4HANA 1511 FP stack 02 has been released.
What's In It For Utilities?
Utilities customers can benefit from a Virtual Data Model for Analytics in specific areas of SAP S/4HANA Utilities.
The Virtual Data Model is a structured representation of Core Data Service (CDS) views.
Business users can use the example queries provided by SAP to get answers to questions from their daily business about the status of the device roll-out and device inspection processes, or about the consistency and completeness of the billing process:
- How many and what type of devices are installed?
- How many and which devices are to be replaced?
- How many invoices are missing?
- How many billing / invoicing documents have been outsorted?
Here's an overview of the example queries and the KPIs they provide:
|Installed devices||Query for Installed Device|
|Installed advanced meters||Query for Installed Device|
|Billing-related installed devices||Query for Billing-Related Installed Device|
|Billing-related installed device information records||Query for Billing-Related Installed Device Information Record|
|Technically installed devices||Query for Technically Installed Device|
|Devices in stock||Query for Device Stock Information|
|Devices to be replaced / Devices in periodic replacement list||Query for Forecasting the Periodic Replacement of Devices|
|Devices to be replaced / Removed devices||Query for Periodic Replacement List for Devices|
|Billable / non-billable billing orders||Query for Billing Order For Contract|
|Billing documents ready for invoicing||Query for Actual Billing Document|
|Outsorted billing documents||Query for Outsorted Billing Document Basic Data|
|Reversed billing documents||Query for Reversed Billing Document|
|Invoicing orders||Query for Invoicing Order for Scheduled Billing Date|
Invoiced invoices due in the current month
Outsorted invoicing documents
Posted invoicing documents
Printed invoicing documents
Reversed invoicing documents
Simulated invoicing documents
Sum of total amount of invoicing documents
|Query for Invoicing Document|
- Innovation SAP S/4HANA Utilities for Analytics and the related Product Features: https://zinnovationdiscovery-supportportal.dispatcher.hana.ondemand.com/#/innovation/6CAE8B28C5DB1ED596EFA5913A4AAC14
- User Assistance: Virtual Data Model for Analytics in Utilities
- Video about SAP S/4HANA User Assistance in general: SAP S/4HANA: User Assistance Quick Overview - YouTube