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Oracle? Fusion Applications Product Management, Product Information Management Guide

11g Release 1 (11.1.3)

Part Number E22709-03

December 2011

Oracle? Fusion Applications Product Management, Product Information Management Guide

Part Number E22709-03

Copyright ? 2011, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Authors: Hugh Mason, Brent Bosin, Douglas Myers, Mark Sawtelle

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Contents

1 Product Management Overview

Product Information Management Features: Overview ....................................................1-1

2 Manage Product and Service Data: Define Product

Creating Items: Explained .................................................................................................2-1 Copying an Item: Explained ............................................................................................. 2-2 FAQs for Define Product .................................................................................................. 2-2

3 Manage Product and Service Data: Manage Product Specifications

Managing Item Specifications and Attributes ...................................................................3-1 Item Specification Reference ............................................................................................. 3-5

4 Manage Product and Service Data: Manage Product Relationships and Associations

Managing Item Relationships: Explained ......................................................................... 4-1 Five Item Relationship Types: Explained ..........................................................................4-4 FAQ for Manage Product Relationships and Associations ................................................4-4

5 Manage Product and Service Data: Manage Product Bundles and Structures

Structures and Structure Types ......................................................................................... 5-1 Creating Structures ........................................................................................................... 5-6 Managing Structures .........................................................................................................5-9 FAQ for Manage Product Bundles and Structures .......................................................... 5-11

6 Manage Product and Service Data: Manage Product Packs

Pack Types: Explained ...................................................................................................... 6-1 Managing the Packaging Hierarchy: Explained ................................................................6-1 FAQs for Manage Product Packs ...................................................................................... 6-2

7 Manage Product and Service Data: Manage Product Revisions and Versions

Revisions and Versions: Explained ................................................................................... 7-1 FAQs for Manage Product Revisions and Versions ...........................................................7-1

8 Manage Product and Service Data: Manage Product Attachments

Manage Item Attachments: Overview .............................................................................. 8-1

9 Manage Product and Service Data: Manage Product Security

Data Security Privileges for Accessing Items: Explained .................................................. 9-1 Data Security Privileges for Creating Items: Explained .................................................... 9-3 Data Security Privileges for Updating Items: Explained ...................................................9-5 Data Security Privileges for Viewing Items: Explained .....................................................9-7

10 Manage Product and Service Data: Define Catalogs

Create Catalogs ............................................................................................................... 10-1 Manage Catalogs ............................................................................................................ 10-6 FAQs for Manage Catalogs ........................................................................................... 10-17 FAQs for Manage Default Catalogs .............................................................................. 10-19

11 Manage Product and Service Data: Access and Search Product Master Data

Item Attributes: Explained ..............................................................................................11-1

12 Manage Product and Service Data: Manage Product Mass Updates

Item Mass Changes: Explained .......................................................................................12-1 Commit Options for Item Mass Changes: Explained ......................................................12-2 FAQs for Mass Updates ..................................................................................................12-3

13 Manage New Product and Service Introduction: Manage New Product Definition and Approval

Creating New Item Requests .......................................................................................... 13-1 Manage New Item Requests ........................................................................................... 13-3 FAQs for New Item Requests ......................................................................................... 13-5

14 Manage New Product and Service Introduction: Manage Supplier Collaboration

Managing Item Supplier Site Organization Associations: Explained .............................. 14-1 Managing Supplier Access: Explained ............................................................................14-2 FAQs for Manage Supplier Collaboration .......................................................................14-3

15 Manage New Product and Service Introduction: Release Product to Market

Managing Item Statuses: Explained ................................................................................15-1 FAQs for Release Product to Market .............................................................................. 15-1

16 Manage Product Data Governance: Manage Product Change Orders

Create Change Orders .................................................................................................... 16-1 Manage Change Orders .................................................................................................. 16-6 Manage Item Change Order Approval ........................................................................... 16-9 FAQs for Change Orders .............................................................................................. 16-10

17 Consolidate Product and Service Master Data: Manage Imports

Manage Imports: Overview ............................................................................................ 17-1

18 Consolidate Product and Service Master Data: Manage Import Batches

Create Item Import Batches ............................................................................................ 18-1 Manage Item Batch Details ............................................................................................. 18-7 FAQs for Import Batch ................................................................................................. 18-15

19 Manage Product and Service Data Quality: Cleanse Product and Service Data

Check Data Quality ........................................................................................................ 19-1 FAQs for Check Data Quality ......................................................................................... 19-5

20 Manage Product and Service Data Quality: Standardize Product and Service Data

Generating Numbers and Descriptions with Rules: Explained ....................................... 20-1 Generating Numbers and Descriptions with Rules: Examples ....................................... 20-3 FAQs for Standardize Product and Service Data ............................................................ 20-6

21 Manage Product and Service Retirement: Obsolete Products and Services

Obsoleting Products and Services: Overview ................................................................. 21-1 Manage Group Deletions: Explained .............................................................................. 21-2 Manage Item Supersession: Explained ........................................................................... 21-4

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