what is main purpose of maintaining the master data?
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Answer / prasad
coz master data is responsible for all the records like
sales order , delivery and billing and aswell as in
customer payments. it is mandatory for the entire process,
and for eg we cannot create a sales order with out customer
master data, material master data and condition master data.
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Answer / kartik
In SAP(ERP) without masterdata is as likely as a movie
without actor and actress.
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Answer / manoj kumar guin
IN SAP we can call these are master data like:
1. customer master data
2. Material master data
3.Customer material Information record
4. When we are maintaining condition records like pricing
condition record,rebate condition record,..
THE main purpose of maintaining the master data is that when
we will create any documents in sales like sales
document,the data regarding customer is coming from customer
master and the data regarding material is coming from
material master,and for example in the sales order the
delivery plant is coming from CMIR,OR CUSTOMER MASTER
OR,MATERIAL MASTER ,like this...
I have given only one Example
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Answer / yogesh
master data is most imp data it contain all information of
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All the data related to the organisation such as the Sales
Organisation,Business data will be stored and created
centrally,that data is called Master Data.
There are 3 types of master data.
3.Customer material info records.
All the business process such as the
posting in all these processes the data will be retrieved
from the Master data only.
So, without master data there will be no business
transactions can be done.
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Answer / noor.idea
good try boys!!!
The master data contains, the data base for the transaction.
we maintain data for the following:
1. customer master data: customer related data
2. Material master data: material related data
3.Customer material Information data(record) : if customer
is calling the material with his own name then this data is
4. condition master data: data related to the
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and the master data is a data which contain all the
detail's related once master data...it is a very importent
for any of the transaction's in the sap sd process....
Ex: with out customer (ship to party)master data we will
not know, where the good's shoud be sent...
if any customer is placing an order, material is enterd on
the based of material master data....
in a simelar way condition master data, on which conditions
the pricing should be determined....etc
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Answer / suresh
master data is essntial in sales and distribution,it is
used for sales,delivery and billing processing.
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Answer / kallol
It is the highest level of data, it forms the basis for SD
processing and it has got the larger effect on standard
business process and it maintain the information process
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Answer / mmr
Master data is very basic data which is used for processing
various transactions.this data is not changeable
In sap Materiel master data
Customer master data
In MMR we save the data like material type,item category
group,mrp type,valuation class.moving price,loading group
gross weight,availability check,tax uom,delivering plant.
In CMR customer address,contract number,reconciliation
account,delivering plant,shipping condition,account
assignment group.condition price these data can save.
these data copied to sales order,delivery,billing process.
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