OpenText VIM Release Notes Q1 2023

OpenText Vendor Invoice Management for SAP Solutions (VIM) provides customers with end-to-end business solutions that automate inbound document-centric processes in SAP ECC and S/4HANA.

The combination of VIM and Capture solutions together with a robust input, processing and user interface framework adds to SAP ECC and S4 all the capabilities and functions necessary for efficient processing of incoming business documents.

VIM automates both “order-to-cash” (O2C) and “procure-to-pay” (P2P) processes. In addition to managing incoming invoices, VIM offers preconfigured solutions to automate the receipt of sales orders, order confirmations, quotations, delivery notes and payment notifications.

What are OpenText’s improvements in Q1? 

Automation 

  • New configuration for validation based on supplier profile.
  • Support for multiple updates of incoming sales orders.
  • Use SAP factory calendar to validate the delivery date of the sales order solution.
  • Performance improvements for coding and approval of invoices with many items.
  • Achieve a higher level of automation through improved line-item matching.
  • Simplify the adoption of non-standard XML formats through a new mapping tool.

Analytics

  • Perform analysis of extraction results in SAP Fiori applications for Beyond Invoice solutions.
  • Provide CDS-View to SAP Fiori Embedded Analytics to Beyond Invoice solutions (S/4HANA only).
  • New programming utility for central reports.
  • SAP BW content for the “Invoice lifecycle”.

Architecture 

  • Reduce complexity for mobile use of Fiori Apps: view documents without network connection to the file repository.
  • SAP S/4HANA 2022 compatibility.

Usability 

  • Simplify troubleshooting through standard and extended request traces in IES administration.
  • New user experience for Fiori application “Confirm quantity and price”.

Compliance

  • XML invoice processing in Switzerland.
  • Processing of Portuguese invoices with QR code.

With these enhancements outlined in the product roadmap published in Q1, VIM continues to position itself as the market-leading solution for inbound document management and process automation in SAP.

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