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Prepare Your R/3 System Now for the International Accounting Standards Deadline

Impending deadlines for compliance with the International Accounting Standards (IAS) will require hard work on the part of many accountants and R/3 specialists. The problem posed by IAS is that, in most cases, two or more sets of figures have to be managed because of the differences among IAS, US GAAP, and national fiscal reporting....

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Build More Powerful Web Applications in Less Time with BSP Extensions and the MVC Model

Release 6.10 of the SAP Web Application Server introduced a new approach to web development called Business Server Pages (BSP) that allows developers to combine HTML and ABAP on a single page. Release 6.20 enhances this capability with two new offerings: BSP extensions and support for the Model-View-Controller (MVC) model. This article shows you how…...

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Repositories in the SAP Java Connector (JCo)

The SAP Java Connector (JCo) is the premier middleware for connecting non-SAP components written in Java to ABAP-based SAP systems like R/3. The non-SAP components can be clients (Java calls ABAP) or servers (ABAP calls Java). In both cases, you need a repository object that represents the metadata (parameters and exceptions) for the functions to…...

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XML Messaging with the SAP Business Connector Part 1: Direct IDoc-XML Data Exchange and Outbound IDoc-to-XML Data Mapping with Flow Services

XML messaging between your SAP system and your business partner’s system typically involves exchanging IDocs between your system and your SAP Business Connector (BC), mapping data between the IDocs and the desired external XML format, and then exchanging the XML documents between the BC and the external system. This article, the first of a two-part…...

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XML Messaging with the SAP Business Connector Part 2: Outbound IDoc-to-XML Data Mapping with XSLT and Java Services, and Inbound XML-to-IDoc Data Mapping

As most of us know all too well, a smooth flow of information between your business partners’ systems and your own can have a large impact on the success of your business processes. The SAP Business Connector (BC) enables you to easily and reliably exchange IDocs with your partners via XML messaging over the Internet…....

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Build Custom Java iViews for SAP Data Using Eclipse: A Guide for Developers and Implementation Teams

iViews provide integrated views of business information in the mySAP Enterprise Portal. You can use one of SAP’s prebuilt iViews or you can build customized iViews to meet your users’ unique needs. As SAP continues to move the mySAP Enterprise Portal toward a pure J2EE-based environment, the importance of building custom iViews in Java will…...

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Make Your Custom Reports for Production Order Costs or WIP Easier to Write and Use by Understanding Where the Material's Short Text Is Hiding

It becomes a lot easier to evaluate R/3’s month-end production cost and WIP calculations as too high or too low when you can see the text description of the material that the production order is requesting. The author explains why the text column is sometimes blank. I got a panic-type phone call from an R/3…...

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Make Your Line Managers Better Cost Accountants with Manager Self-Service

This first article in a series on Manager Self-Service, one of the standard Business Package applications that come in your SAP Enterpise Portal, helps you to understand how it can change the way decision-makers use financial information in your company. (MSS) is one of the standard Business Package applications that come ready to run in…...

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Post Invoices Automatically with ERS

The evaluated receipt settlement (ERS) lets your R/3 system post vendor invoices automatically without internal paper flow or manual verification steps. The author says that his company recently implemented ERS at a large public service organization. The task of posting approximately 100 daily invoices, which formerly required two full-time employees, now is completed in one…...

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