The authors of »Introducing Demand-Driven Replenishment (DDMRP) in SAP S/4HANA«
Ferenc Gulyássy has worked as an SCM consultant at SAP Deutschland SE & Co. KG since completing his degree in business administration and economics at the University of Cologne in Germany. The focus of his work is capacity-based project and production planning. Within the framework of SAP IBP, SAP ERP PP, SAP APO PP/DS, and SAP APO CTM components and functions, he has implemented a wide range of projects for large companies such as Siemens, Bosch, and GEA, and medium-sized businesses such as Metabo and Samas. His activities in addition to implementing SAP systems include optimizing system settings to improve processes. Based on these experiences, he played a significant role in the specialist design of the SAP Consulting add-on tools for optimizing MRP settings.
Jawad Akhtar is an SAP logistics and supply chain management expert with a focus on business sales and delivery. He earned his chemical engineering degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology in the United States. He has 20 years of professional experience, 14 of which have been spent working with SAP systems. He has experience working on several large-scale, end-to-end SAP project implementation lifecycles, including rollouts. He works with SAP clients to help them identify root causes of business issues and address those with the appropriate SAP products and change management strategies. He now focuses on next-generation SAP products such as SAP S/4HANA, SAP IBP, SAP Ariba, and SAP Hybris.
Akhtar is also a technical advisor to SAPexperts, an ASUG speaker, and a contributor to SearchSAP, where his "Ask the Expert" column shares real-life lessons and best practices gleaned from SAP implementations, ways to avoid common project pitfalls, and features of various SAP products that solve key business issues.