New Master Data Management features in SAP S/4HANA 1809
Master data management (MDM) is a technology-enabled discipline in which business and IT work together to ensure the uniformity, accuracy, stewardship, semantic consistency and accountability of the enterprise’s official shared master data assets. Master data is the consistent and uniform set of identifiers and extended attributes that describes the core entities of the enterprise including customers, prospects, citizens, suppliers, sites, hierarchies and chart of accounts.
Master Data Management is one of the biggest concerns for every customer moving to SAP S/4HANA Because of that, SAP delivered major changes and improvements to MDM in the SAP S/4HANA 1809 release.
Scope and process enhancements in mass maintenance of master data, increased data coverage. Support for:
Multiple vendor and customer assignments in mass maintenance of business partner data
Classification data in mass maintenance of material, customer, and vendor data