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Oracle Product Information Management Implementation Guide
Release 12.1
Part Number E13108-10
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Oracle Product Information Management Implementation Guide


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Setup Overview

Setting Up Oracle Applications Technology
Setup Prerequisites
Using Oracle iSetup
Setup Steps
Profile Options
Other Default Options

Defining Responsibilities and Users

Defining Responsibilities and Users
Creating Responsibilities
Creating Internal Users
Setting Up Supplier Users
Setting Up Customer Users

Setting Up the Item Catalog

Overview of Item Catalogs
Building the Item Catalog Text Index
Defining Item Catalog Categories
Defining Item Attachment Categories
Adding Attachment Categories to an Item Catalog Category
Defining Item Templates
Managing Item Statuses
Defining Change Policies
Defining New Item Request Types
Defining New Item Request Workflows
Associating New Item Requests with an Item Catalog Category
Defining Item Numbers and Descriptions
Creating Pages for an Item Catalog Category
Managing Search Criteria
Managing Display Formats
Defining Item Catalog Import Formats
Assigning Systems to an Item Catalog Category
Publishing Item Catalog Categories
Defining Report Templates Using XML Publisher
Defining Cross Reference Types
Importing Item Catalog Metadata

Setting Up Attributes and Functions

Defining Value Sets for User-Defined Attributes
Defining Value Set Versions for Transaction Attributes
Defining Table Value Sets
Creating Independent Values
Publishing Value Sets
Defining Item Attributes and Attribute Groups
Defining Transaction Attributes
Using Seeded Attributes
Using Additional Attributes
Creating User-Defined Functions for Item Attributes
Defining Attribute Usages
Displaying Attachments on Item Attribute Pages
Associating Attribute Groups with an Item Catalog Category
Adding Actions to an Attribute Group

Setting Up Catalogs

Overview of Catalogs
Defining Catalog Categories
Defining Catalogs
Assigning a Category to a Catalog
Mapping Catalog Categories
Administering a Category Hierarchy within a Catalog

Administering Item Business Rules

Overview of Item Business Rules
Administering Rule Sets
Building Rule Expressions
Viewing Attributes Used in Rule Sets
Including other Rule Sets
Viewing Rule Set Dependencies
Assigning Rule Sets to Entities

Setting Up Change Categories and Types

Overview of Change Categories and Types
Building and Optimizing the Change Management Text Index
Defining Change Categories
Creating Priority Codes
Creating Reason Codes
Creating Classification Codes
Creating Statuses
Defining Workflow Templates
Customizing Change Management Workflows
Creating Task Templates
Defining Header/Line Type Attributes and Attribute Groups
Defining Header Types
Defining Line Types
Associating Change Type Attributes
Associating Change Line Type Attributes
Implementing User Defined Functions for Change Type Attribute
Defining Change Category Search Criteria
Defining Change Category Display Formats
Defining Change Category Reports
Subscribing to a Change Management Business Event

Setting Up Item Structures

Overview of Item Structures
Searching for Structure Types and Names
Defining Display Formats and Search Criteria for Structures
Defining Structures
Associating Component Attribute Groups with a Structure Type
Creating an Item Catalog Category Structure

Setting Up Content Management Repositories

Integrating Oracle E-Business Suite Applications with Content Management Repositories
Setting Up a Content Management Repository

Setting Up E-Business Suite Attachments

Overview of E-Business Suite Attachments
Structuring Folders
Attachment Review and Approval
Change Management for Attachments

Implementing Roles and Role Based Security

Overview of Roles and Role Based Security
Administering Roles
Administering People, Groups, and Companies
Implementing Role Based Security
Implementing Change Management Role Based Security
Creating Custom Privileges

Setting Up For The Global Data Synchronization Network

Overview of the Global Data Synchronization Network
Overview of the Inbound GDSN Implementation Architecture
Administering the Network and Servers
Administering BPEL

Setting Up Inbound Product Data Synchronization and Data Quality Management

Setup Overview of Inbound Product Data Synchronization
Creating a 1SYNC Target System and Global Location Number
Creating Match Rules
Defining Source Systems
Applying the 1SYNC Library
Defining Units of Measure for GDSN Attributes
Mapping Values Between 1SYNC Codes and Oracle Codes
Mapping Categories Between GPC Alternate Catalogs and Item Catalogs

Workflows for Change and Document Management

Workflows for Change and Document Management

Item and Catalog Business Events

Business Events

Reading Data for User-Defined Attributes


Synchronizing Item User-Defined Attributes with Item Descriptive Elements


Change Management Business Events

Description of Change Management Business Events

Seeded Item Metadata Libraries

Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) Library
Sellable Product Information Library - Horizontal
Product Management Library - Horizontal
Communications Services Billing Library - Vertical
Communications Product Details Library - Vertical

Web Services for Publishing

Oracle Product Information Management Web Services Overview
Item Catalog Category Web Service
Value Set Web Service
Item Web Service
Controlling the Output Payload
Error Reporting