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Enhancements to Create Purchase Requisition

This app now enables you to:
  • Search for catalog items by image, as part of the Image-Based Buying machine learning scenario.
  • Create purchase requisitions in a connected system other than the one assigned to you. This is applicable only if you have activated Central Requisitioning scenario in Central Procurement.
  • Enhance field control properties and maintain custom logic for field values. Assign a requestor based on the shop on behalf type and requisitioning groups that are assigned to your user.

Technical Details

Type

Changed

Functional Localization

Not applicable

Scope Item

3UH (Image-Based Buying), 18J (Requisitioning), 1XI (Central Requisitioning)

Application Component

MM-FIO-PUR-REQ-SSP

Available As Of

SAP S/4HANA 1909

Additional Details

  • A prerequisite for using the Image-Based Buying machine learning scenario is the successful completion of a training job in the app Schedule Export of Catalog Item Images for Machine Learning. This involves exporting a catalog containing a list of image URLs and corresponding product IDs to the SAP Leonardo system.
  • You can navigate to the app Default Settings for Users from the app Create Purchase Requisition, where you can change the plant and company code, only if you have the necessary authorizations. This is applicable if you have activated Central Requisitioning scenario in Central Procurement using the customizing activity Start of the navigation pathMaterials Management Next navigation step Purchasing Next navigation step Central Procurement - Settings in Hub System Next navigation step Activate SAP S/4HANA Procurement Hub and ScenariosEnd of the navigation path.
  • When adding items to the shopping cart, the purchasing group can be predefined or a selection of purchasing groups proposed, based on the settings in customizing activity Start of the navigation pathMaterials Management Next navigation step Purchasing Next navigation step Purchase Requisition Next navigation step Define Mapping of Material Groups to Purchasing GroupEnd of the navigation path.
  • You can add and maintain requisitioning groups for a user using the customizing activity Start of the navigation pathMaterials Management Next navigation step Purchasing Next navigation step Purchase Requisition Next navigation step Self-Service Procurement Next navigation step Maintain Requisitioning GroupsEnd of the navigation path
  • You can modify the properties of different fields that appear on the user interface of purchase requisitions. You can make the fields hidden, read-only, mandatory, or optional as per your requirements using the app Custom Fields and Logic, and also create and publish custom logic for the fields.

Effects on Customizing

The Image-Based Buying feature is available only if you have activated the Image-Based Buying machine learning scenario in one of the following ways:
  • Configure Your Solution app under Start of the navigation pathSourcing and Procurement  Next navigation step Integration Next navigation step Smart Enterprise Intelligence Next navigation step Define Machine Learning ScenariosEnd of the navigation path

  • IMG path in the SPRO transaction: Start of the navigation pathMaterials Management Next navigation step Purchase Requisition Next navigation step Define Machine Learning ScenariosEnd of the navigation path