This article provides a review of Contract creation and special Contract features.
As of Summer 16, SteelBrick CPQ allows for a set of Subscription Products with varying End Dates to be grouped under a single Contract.
When a user creates a Quote with two or more Subscription Products and contracts that Quote's Opportunity, Salesforce CPQ by default will group all Subscription Products with the same End Date into one Contract while creating separate Contracts for each Subscription Product with a unique End Date. Users who wish to place all of a Quote's Subscription Products into a single Contract regardless of End Date may now do so via the new Quote Field Contracting Method.
Admins may need to add the following Quote field, which is new as of Summer 16:
The values on this field allow for the following functions:
This walkthrough requires an Account with an Opportunity. That Opportunity must contain a Quote with at least two Subscription Products.