1703778 - Process Variant Type Project Processing for Customer Projects is not Available

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1703778 - Process Variant Type Project Processing for Customer Projects is not Available

Symptom

Process variant Project Processing - For Customer Projects, is not available under Project Types in Fine-Tunig.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation project view.
  3. Select the relevant project and select the Open Activity List button.
  4. Go to the Fine Tune step.
  5. Select the activity Project Types and select the Open button.
  6. Find the Process Variant column.

Here, you notice that Process Variant Project Processing – For Customer Projects is not available for selection in the drop down list.

Cause

During scoping of Sales, Questions step, there is the question You use project-based service invoicing to invoice your customer projects.  If you answered with 'NO', then the process variant 257-Project Processing – For Customer Projects will not be available for selection in the drop down list.

This question is read only and depends on the Sell Project - Based Services element of the scoping.

Hence, if the scoping element Sell Project - Based Services is selected, then the question You use project-based service invoicing to invoice your customer projects will automatically be answered with 'YES'.

 

You can sell project-based services.

Resolution

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Overview view.
  3. Select the relevant project and press the Edit Project Scope button.
  4. Go to the Scoping step.
  5. In the Show field, select All Elements and press the Go button.
  6. Go to the Sales element, select Product and Service Portfolio for Sales , then select Sell Project-Based Services and tick the check box.
  7. Go to Questions step and in the Show field, select All Elements. Then press the Go button.
  8. Go to Sales, then go to Product and Service Portfolio for Sales, then to Sell Project-Based Services, under Questions for Sell Project-Based Services, find the question You use project-based service invoicing to invoice your customer projects. This question will automatically be answered with 'YES'.

Keywords

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