Support for xft products is easily accessible via the SAP support portal at SAP Service Marketplace. The case study of German engineering company KASTO shows that this is a benefit for all parties involved.
Background Processing for Documents and Processes in SAP:
Efficient business processes are crucial to a company's long-term success. xft queue manager centrally provides the functions required for all processes. In addition, it makes available the technical framework for resolving related issues.
Document generation with SAP and Microsoft Word:
With xft document composer, xft provides yet another component for a fully integrated process and document management within SAP. xft document composer enables you to generate documents straight from SAP applications – centrally, flexibly, and seamlessly integrating with both your SAP and your office environment. Because users can still use the word processor they know best: Microsoft Word.
Documents are transformed into information. Complexity gives way to transparency. Multiple work steps are reduced to a few. And tedious manual work is replaced by freedom to concentrate on more important matters. How? With the first solution that not only captures your documents and imports them into the SAP environment, but also processes them further and archives them. Intelligent, efficient and as standalone as you wish. With SAP ECM Solutions from xft and IBM.
The goal of xft's project with automotive component supplier Brose was to complete incoming invoice processing in a central system and to supersede any paper involved – in order to accelerate invoice management and approval and make these processes more transparent. xft invoice manager achieved this with great efficiency.
Contract Management and Contract Lifecycle Management for SAP:
xft contract manager provides comprehensive contract management in SAP, bringing together all the relevant contract information from both SAP and non-SAP contracts in one central place. Powerful deadline and workflow management functions give you the best support throughout the entire lifecycle of a contract, from initiation and creation through extension or termination.
Automated incoming invoice processing for SAP MM and SAP FI:
xft invoice manager provides end-to-end and transparent processing of incoming invoices within SAP, from data transfer through to posting and release. Seamless integration with the leading posting system allows all relevant data and documents to be consolidated in a central invoice receipt monitor and enables invoice processes to be controlled efficiently across departmental boundaries.
BC Hydro is a Canadian Crown corporation and the largest electric utility in British Columbia. BC Hydro selected xft to increase the consistency and reliability of employee files through a records-keeping process that inherently promotes compliance with corporate policies and legal mandates, while creating a system that simplifies administration and also gives employees direct access to their personal employee files on request.
Blount International is a global manufacturer and marketer of replacement parts, equipment and accessories for the forestry, agriculture and construction industries. To manage employee records and reduce paper-handling costs, they implemented an SAP-based system providing one-stop access to a "Single Source of Truth" for personnel-related information worldwide.
Customer Success Story
Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Eastman selected xft to actively manage and maintain more than 35,000 personnel files representing current, retired and former employees, in support of the company’s strategic goals and business operations.
Digital Personnel File and HR Workflow Management for SAP HCM:
xft personnel file sets the standard for electronic personnel files in SAP: fully integrated, well-designed, and powerful. The personnel file gives a quick overview and enhances transparency of HR work. In addition, comprehensive workflow functions provide optimal support for managing personnel processes.
xft personnel file: Integrated Personnel Management with SAP
Digital Personnel File, HR Process Management and Document Generation: with its HR solution portfolio, SAP partner company xft sets new standards for efficient HR work in SAP. The solutions are fully integrated into SAP ERP HCM and SAP SuccessFactors and contain extensive functions to manage personnel files electronically, including powerful workflow management support for HR processes. In addition, HR documents and correspondences can be generated automatically.
xft’s engineering change management solution combines comprehensive document management with an active, transparent, and efficient process control. It is fully based on SAP and can be seamlessly integrated into a company’s existing SAP system landscape – allowing to genuinely dovetail all sub-processes, whether they are related to products or to business aspects.
Processes in product development, manufacturing, and quality management are often highly complex and require the correct handling of a huge amount of information. Solutions from xft provide the best possible document management support for processes in the product lifecycle – both for series and make-to-order production.
Based on the xft add-on suite, TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG, manufacturer of machine tools, laser technology, medical technology, and electronics, implemented a new process for requesting new purchased parts. This process is standardized throughout the company and fully managed and documented in SAP.
Quality Inspection Management in SAP:
In the production part approval process for VDA 2 and QS 9000 as well as for ISO/ TS 16949 PPF, a great many documents and inspection reports are generated, as is much data. xft ppap file not only helps to exchange this information across company boundaries and store it in a structured way; it also controls the entire quality inspection process integrated with SAP. As a result, xft ppap file offers increased process security and ensures that a production part really does meet all development requirements and specifications.