LIFE CYCLE & CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT
Some actions are very strategic in business process execution and needs to be monitored and executed real-time by users:
- Validation of Objectives
- National promotions beginning
- Start of the negotiation campaign
For these strategic steps, business process requires the involvement of several actors and clear definition of validation chain to ensure the right execution.
VALIDATION LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT
ibs Referential, coupled with the Execution Suite allows a low level granularity of business objects statuses and transition rules.
Some examples that could be configured would be:
- Possible item statuses:
- In process of creation
- Possible set of conditions for status escalation to active
- VAT defined
- General information filled
- At least one supplier defined
- Possible restrictions for status escalation
- Cannot switch an item to deleted if part of an active assortment
- Ordering not allowed if status discontinued
The configuration of validation life cycle allows the retailer to integrate its business processes at the heart of ibs Referential and Retail Business Suite to ensure a complete monitoring of the activity.