Make-to-Order Projects
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Lasix Embarazo Online Make-to-Order Projects using SAP ERP, Primavera, and EPC


This case study describes a very complex multi-level process, with unique functional and technical challenges. The client required a differentiation between a master schedule and sub-schedules. Only the master schedule is aligned between SAP and Primavera, while the detailed schedules are automatically derived and aligned in Primavera only. Characteristics

  • Large and high-profile engineering company
  • Highly complex integration to support the building of make-to-order products
  • The solution was defined in a proof-of-concept (POC) first, to be followed by a subsequent full implementation at a pilot division Main Challenges

  • Extensive process changes, particularly relating to Primavera
  • Multi-level schedules in Primavera are to be established and aligned automatically
  • Specific requirement for dealing with security aspects
  • Complex requirements for the alignment of multi-level resource libraries and related hierarchies Solution Description and Specifications

The high-level process starts in SAP, where high-level WBS structures and networks are established for budgeting, and to act as a master schedule. Transfer of the SAP master data structure to Primavera. Generic work center-level resource assignments on the master schedule level, individual resource assignments on the level of the detailed schedules. Interaction between Detailed Schedules and Master Schedules in Primavera, and the Master Schedules in Primavera and SAP. Transfer of work center and HR master records from SAP to Primavera, including hierarchical resource structures. The P6 to P6 integration to enforce consistent integration between a master schedule and more detailed sub-schedules


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  • All core functional goals and business requirements successfully delivered during the POC
  • Local advanced EPC demo and development environment established
  • Baseline established for subsequent full implementation of advanced solution


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  • Effort: ca. 2 months (for POC only)
  • Workshop and integration testing on-site, all other work done remotely
  • Overall coordination of activities by a local systems integrator
  • Use of CEI’s EPC Plus accelerators


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  • Cutover support for inflight projects will substantially increase the complexity of the rollout
  • Status management needs to consider both applications
  • Importance of tailored error handling and data alignment tools to address security concerns and facilitate transition to client IT