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Design to operate with SAP AI 

Optimize product lifecycle management to deliver at your best.

Turn concepts into market-leading reality

Transform your design-to-operate process by using SAP AI to streamline manufacturing and strengthen product lifecycle management (PLM). With SAP AI, you can improve all activities related to identifying, acquiring, designing, prototyping, and decommissioning products or services. 

Infuse AI into your supply chain and manufacturing process to:

  • Predict customer demand reliably with AI-powered demand forecasting
  • Improve quality management with intelligent anomaly detection and visual inspections 
  • Streamline operations and maximize efficiency with predictive maintenance 

Deliver a better product lifecycle management experience

Plan to optimize fulfillment

Use SAP AI to improve supply chain processes and manufacturing fulfillment strategies. 

SAP Integrated Business Planning

  • Forecast near-real-time demand with next-generation demand sensing 
  • Forecast accurately with level shift and sales quantity trend change detection 
  • Reduce inventory carrying costs with predictive material and resource planning 
  • Classify and segment proposals automatically with intelligent segmentation 
  • Identify job anomalies with master data anomaly detection and recommendations 

Make to inspect

Use SAP AI to optimize manufacturing processes: production planning, operations, quality management, performance, and receiving. 

 

SAP Digital Manufacturing Cloud

  • Improve operator productivity with machine learning-powered visual inspections 
  • Increase production efficiency with streamlined planning and auto-dispatching 
  • Remove bottlenecks in quality control with simplified and automated defect detection 

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

  • Streamline quality inspections with defect code suggestions  
  • Simplify defect logging and communication with digital assistants 

Deliver product to fulfill

Use SAP AI to optimize order promising, shipping, warehouse management, and logistics.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

  • Enable quick actions toward prevention with emissions forecasting

Manage fulfillment

Use SAP AI to optimize manufacturing setup, sustainability, managing service partners, and service data.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

  • Enable quick actions toward prevention with emissions forecasting 

Acquire to decommission

Use SAP AI to enhance the lifecycle management of products, such as acquisition, production, onboarding, maintenance, offboarding, and decommissioning.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

  • Prevent asset failures with master data anomaly detection and recommendations

SAP Predictive Asset Insights

  • Close out maintenance jobs efficiently with object part and damage code suggestions 

See what customers are achieving
with SAP AI

Intelligent demand sensing enabled by SAP IBP for Supply Chain helps us reliably predict demand for a wide range of products, so we can meet our goals for greater production and growth.

Alfred Benny Christensen, Senior Solution Architect, Arla Foods Amba 

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