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Data Flow options for APO Demand Planning

Data Flow options for APO Demand Planning

Data Flow Options:

Data Flow options for APO Demand Planning

Advantages

  • Common source of Data
  • Easy Maintenance from APO DP side
  • Improved performance as most of the historical data is stored in External
  • BW, only planning relevant data will be called in APO DP
  • Any changes in future, in data pulling process will not effect APO BW
  • Less complication during Upgrades
  • Convenient for Phasing out of legacy systems

Disadvantages

  • Delay in getting the latest historical data
  • Data flow is lengthy

BAPIs are required to upload APO master data from legacy systems.

 

Data Flow options for APO Demand Planning 1

Advantage

  • Data flow is quicker as fetching partial data directly from legacy system

Disadvantage

  • More customization efforts in APO DP
  • More efforts on Maintenance of Data
  • Multiple source of data
  • BAPIs are required to upload APO master data from legacy systems.

 

Data Flow options for APO Demand Planning 2

Advantage

ü  Data flow is quicker as fetching data directly from legacy system and ECC

Disadvantage

ü  More customization efforts in APO DP

ü  More efforts on Maintenance of Data ( as flat file uploads may have human errors)

ü  Multiple source of data

ü  Poor performance as most of the historical data is stored in APO BW

ü  BAPIs are required to upload APO master data from legacy systems.

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