Is User 'Sally Smith' Really Who She Claims to Be?! Lessons for Establishing Rock-Solid Authentication and Single Sign-On (SSO) Practices

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    Operational Excellence: Achieving S&OP Success

    The majority of companies that have implemented S&OP do not have a fully mature process in place, leaving gaps between a company’s current S&OP process and what is possible. Many report they are “going through the motions,” lack executive support, struggle with end-to-end integration of their supply chains, and continue to operate in functional silos. Arguably, the biggest…...…
  2. Is User ‘Sally Smith’ Really Who She Claims to Be?! Lessons for Establishing Rock-Solid Authentication and Single Sign-On (SSO) Practices

    Authentication forms the foundation of your security infrastructure, and access privileges granted to users (or systems) are predicated on the notion that users are who they claim to be. There are a number of options available to help you do this with SAP systems, including password parameters, secure network communications (SNC), X.509 digital certificates, and…...…
  3. Learn How to Avoid Lackluster System Performance When Using the ‘FOR ALL ENTRIES IN’ Clause: An ABAP Developer’s Guide

    All ABAP programmers are familiar with the Open SQL SELECT … FOR ALL ENTRIES IN construct frequently used to access data from a database. While the use of FOR ALL ENTRIES IN (“FAEI”) can ease your programming load, it can also cause immense performance problems if not wisely used. This article goes far beyond standard…...…
  4. Password Management for Extranet Applications

    An extranet application allows users outside your firewall limited, controlled access to certain functionality within the firewall. If this functionality involves SAP, and you want to assign users a generic password, how do you control access to extranet applications so that only selected business partners can use them? This article examines the password management capabilities…...…
  5. Mastering the Administrative and Development Tasks Required to Put Archived Data in Easy Reach of Every User

    Data archiving relocates old application data from the database to archive files in order to keep a tight rein on database volume and at the same time preserve that data so it can be referenced at a later date. Two SAP tools enable users to easily retrieve and evaluate archived data: the Archive Information System…...…
  6. Steering Clear of the Top 10 Pitfalls Associated with ABAP Fundamental Operations and Data Types

    True mastery of software development comes about with experience — some good, some bad. It’s that latter category of experience, the “gotchas,” that leave us with bumps, bruises, and battle scars. The aim of this article is to help you avoid some of those painful mistakes, which can lead to the difficult and tiresome process…...…
  7. Create Custom Workflows with SAP’s Workflow Builder

    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…
  8. Single Sign-On with SAP Systems

    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…
  9. ABAP 6.10: New Unicode-Enabling Features, Plus a Whole Lot More!

    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…
  10. Developing SAP-Enabled Java Applications with JCo

    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…