Bill of Materials Types – SAP Business One

SAP describe the different Bill of Material types in this article. “The Production Bill of Materials represents a finished product (parent )made up of different inventory components (children).

What are Bill of Materials

Wikipedia defines Bill of materials (BOM) as a list of the raw materials, sub-assemblies, intermediate assemblies, sub-components, components, parts and the quantities of each needed to manufacture an end item (final product) .

How to Compile a Bill of Materials

If your company manufactures something, whether it is cameras or coffee makers, satellites or slot machines, chances are it uses a bill of materials or parts list of some kind along the way. A bill of materials (often referred to by the acronym BOM) is simply a very specific shopping list that tells somebody elsewhere […]

Bill of Materials (BOM) Template

A Bill of Materials, also known as a BOM, is used to list the parts used to build a product, whether it is a software application, infrastructure equipment or a physical building. In other words, the Bill of Materials lists all the subassemblies, intermediates, parts, and raw materials that are part of a parent assembly, […]

The Requirements Bill of Materials: A Walkthrough

Bill Lewis describes a model for application requirements based on a bill-of-materials metamodel. In it he shows how “the imprecise and ambiguous nature of business requirements as a major factor contributing to the high costs and low success rates in system development efforts.” He adds that while it’s easy for narrative descriptions of business processes […]

Introduction to Bill of Materials (BOM)

I just finished writing online help for a SAP application. A lot of this involved using the Bill of Materials component aka BOM. If you want to know more about Bill of Materials, take a look at this brief intro.