SAP has some great processes to manage large project objects. CNMASS and CNMASSSTATUS are great tools for those of us that work a lot in the PS area. But CNMASSCREATE is even more useful!
There are plenty of times when I need to change the status on multiple projects. In the past that required a custom program or an LSMW upload (cumbersome!). SAP now has a much better solution with CNMASSSTATUS.
There are many ways to create a project. Template projects and copying are common solutions but the best and new(-ish) way is to upload fomr Excel. Read the blog to see all of its benefits!
If you want to have a disciplined strategy around project cost controls (and in CO in general), then you'll want to make sure your budget and commitment values are correct. Similarly, you'll want to consistently repair your availability control values to ensure that your budget tolerances aren't being exceeded. Read...
Reporting is a critical output of any ERP system yet few customers take the steps to ensure their project reports are accurate. How and why can this be handled easily in SAP Project Systems?
Read this blog to see the answer regarding SAP's intent for the future of internal orders (hint: it's not much of a future).
What does SAP have in store for it's customers regarding Simple Projects? What is the future of Internal Orders in S/4HANA?
SAP's CEI program continues with a new development project for 2021.
Read this blog to see how SAP calculates capitalized interest amounts and automatically posts them to the project at month end.
Did you know that SAP can EASILY handle capitalized interest calculations in Project Systems? Want to see how it works?