The IS-U House is a famous picture among IS-U Consultants as it depicts a real house and how it is modeled in IS-U as IS-U Master Data.
Here is the IS-U House.
As you can see real life objects has been modeled as IS-U Master Data.
Connection Object = building
Premise = Apartment
Device Location = The location where a device is installed (e.g. Hall, Basement)
Meters = Meters
Installation = this is an object without real life correspondence and it is used for billing purposes
Contract = a contract for a specific type of utility
Contract Account = grouping of one or more contracts under the same umbrella for financial transactions
Business Partner = the customer
Let’s see what kind of data are stored at each master data level.
A business partner can have multiple roles within the SAP IS-U:
- Contract partner
- Contact person
At the Business Partner Level we can store the following data:
- Legal Form
- Search Term
- Standard addresses
- P.O Box addresses
- Other addresses
- Bank Account
- Identification Number
- Register entry