2415.8Configuration SettingsCosting sheetsTo use SAP PLC for costing and analysis, you need costing sheets, which areexplained in Section 5.5.1, and cost component splits, as described in Section 5.5.4.These are based on the cost types and groups that you also define.Figure 5.28 SAP PLC Administration ViewYou can find the actual settings for configuration under Global Settings. Here youcan set available languages, currencies, and quantity units. The setting of GlobalDefault Values(for all users) as well as the default values under User-Specific Settings(for the current user) are defined by default values in the sense of an automatic pre-allocation of field contents.In addition to the described setting options, SAP PLC offers numerous possibilitiesfor enhancements:Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) in the backend system allow access toSAP PLC functions, enable control of SAP PLC from a third application, and enableSAP PLC information to be read.The SAP HANA data model can be extended by customer-drivenviews to obtainbetter access to the data in SAP HANA databases.Personal Copy for Lakshmi Narayan BK, [email protected]
5Requirements Management242SAP PLC allows you to define and display customer-defined fields. In addition, thecontent of these fields can be calculated using customer-defined formulas.The frontend can also be expanded with its own add-in components.The authorization system in SAP PLC is based on a set of authorizations and roles,which bundle these authorizations after suspected use cases. Both roles and authori-zations can be assigned to individual users to entitle them to activities. Following areexamples of roles:Calculation_Version_Viewer can display a cost estimate.Contributor can create and update cost estimates.