Why Extended Classic Scenario

I understand the difference between Extended Classic and Classic Scenario with the follow on document creation. But, I need to understand the business benifits of implementing Extended Classic Scenario as opposed to Classic Scenario in SRM. In what business scenario do one suggest Extended Classic.
Appreciate every answer

Hi Vijay,
The most important thing to consider when choosing the implementation scenario is to consider which system will support the different steps of the procurement process.
In case of the classic scenario, after creation of the request (shopping cart) in SRM, the remaining process steps will be handled / supported  in the back-end system (ECC). Goods receipt can be executed in both systems.  This would be a good choice if the organization has already an operational back-end system and the users from the purchasing department are already familiar (and happy) with all the MM functionality.  SRM will only function as a support tool for administrating the purchasing needs of the end-users in the organization.
In case of the extended-classic implementation scenario the complete purchasing process will be supported in the SRM system (most organizations prefer to use the back-end system for invoice verification). Thus requesters, purchasers, goods recipients etc. all will use the SRM system to support their respective activities.  This would be the preferred scenario in case both MM (ECC) and SRM are new to the organisation and will be implemented together.
SRM offers the different users a nicer user interface as opposed to the R/3 screens. Also the (strategic) sourcing capabilities of SRM can only be used  when implementing the extended classic scenario. Same for the Suplier Enablement business scenariou2019s. Most are only supported when extended classic is active.
So depending on the intentions of the organization a choice can be made. SRM only as a tool for administrating the decentralized request from the end users in the organization: Classic scenario will suffice. SRM as a tool to support the complete purchasing process, from sourcing till  evaluation - Extended classic will be the correct choice.

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