Question: What is T4S?
Answer: ERP and PLM are two of the most strategic and important applications in corporate IT landscapes. As each system becomes more complex, the need to share information between these systems becomes more critical. But integration ERP and PLM poses many questions and challenges. Business processes that drive data in today’s manufacturing organizations don’t start and stop in a single application. At what point in workflows does it make sense to transfer data? And what data should be transferred between the systems? What data should be mastered in which application?
The Teamcenter Gateway for SAP Business Suite (T4S) supports seamless processes in the areas of Engineering, Manufacturing and Product and Portfolio Planning (PPM) by integrating the transfer of business objects into the daily business processes of the user.
There are four primary ways to transfer data between Teamcenter and SAP:
It is important to mention that the Teamcenter Gateway supports custom TC data models, all attributes for the above-mentioned business objects and is able to follow object relations in Teamcenter to include additional information or business objects in the transfers. On the SAP side T4S is able to call custom BAPIs by configuration and is extensible to call other BAPIs that are not mentioned in the list.
Question: What are the capabilities of T4S?
Question: What does it take for a customer to implement T4S? What business processes do they need to have finalized?
Answer: The customer needs to finalize the following points for implementing T4s Integration
Question: Why would a customer choose T4S over a totally custom solution?
What is Infocore’s knowledge / experience with T4S?
Infocore has successfully implemented T4S at multiple customer sites across industries such as Automotive and Consumer Packaged Goods. We have in-depth experience with Teamcenter and SAP and can help guide you in configuring a deployment of T4S that will bring efficiency and data integrity to your design and supply chain process.
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