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Use Templates to View Costs in Different CO Applications

The Activity-Based Costing (ABC) module was first introduced in R/3 with Release 4.0 to allow users to access data in several other modules and to transfer costs or quantities from one to the other. This is accomplished with templates. Many users think that templates can only be used in the ABC module. However, from Release...

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Fast Data Conversion, Migration, and Updates for Functional Analysts with LSMW

SAPepxerts/FinancialsData conversion is no longer a one-time activity. Gone are the days when it was required only during an initial SAP implementation project. Here are some day-to-day business scenarios when you may be called upon to convert data. Data conversion is no longer a one-time activity. Gone are the days when it was required only…...

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Mitresh Kundalia
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Mitresh Kundalia heads the SAP practice at Quality Systems & Software (www.QSandS.com), a consulting firm specializing in SAP S/4HANA, SAP General Ledger, and complex System Landscape Optimization (SLO)-type reorganizations. Mitresh is widely acknowledged as a leading SAP expert, with multiple publications and an SAP-PRESS book to his credit. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles and white papers, and he has given presentations at various SAP conferences and events. Mitresh is the chief solutions architect of General Ledger Migration Optimizer (GLMO), a leading product to accelerate and jump-start the SAP S/4HANA and SAP General Ledger initiatives; SAP Data Reorganization Optimizer (SDRO), an SLO-type product for managing complex system landscape reorganizations; and Group Currency Activation and Conversion (GCAC), a product suite to manage introduction of parallel currencies and conversion of data in a live SAP system.



8 Steps to Take and 9 Tips to Consider Before You Implement the Travel Management Module for Trip Expenses

Travel is one of the largest controllable expenses for a company. SAP’s Travel Management module (FI-TV) is designed to help a company manage these costs. The author, who worked for SAP AG as a developer of the module, gives a business process perspective on the technical configuration to help you get started, if you are…...

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Unleash the Power of Dynamic Actions: Tips and Tricks to Get the Best Results

The Personnel Administration (PA) submodule contains a plethora of interrelated infotypes. Your business process may demand that changes made in one infotype affect the fields of another, or that they trigger an entirely separate activity. Imagine yourself in a situation where you may be required to create a tax infotype automatically for an employee when…...

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HR Module Maintenance Best Practices Using HR Support Packages

Almost immediately after implementing the HR module, each customer is faced with the need to keep its R/3 system current by applying HR Support Packages. This article explains how you can continue to ensure a high level of reliability in your production environment by fitting HRSPs into your existing change management process. In traditional, custom-built…...

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Clay Molinari
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Clay Molinari has 20 years of experience in the IT industry and has been working as an SAP HR consultant since 1997. He is currently president of C&C Savant, Inc., an SAP consulting firm that specializes in combining standard SAP configuration and custom ABAP programming to help its clients solve unique or complicated requirements.



5 Best Practices for a Smooth Training and Events System Extension

It is often just a matter of time until companies that are live with R/3’s Personnel Administration and Organizational Management implement the remaining HR functionalities, such as the Training and Event Management component (PE). Once PE is implemented, it makes sense to leverage the investment by employing the application everywhere in your organization where learning…...

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Data Transformation in SAP Standard ALE Distributed Business Processes: How to Ensure an Efficient, Effective Implementation

SAP’s Application Link Enabling (ALE) is an integrated toolset for distributing data between SAP systems as well as between SAP and non-SAP systems. ALE offers a wide range of tools for performing data conversions between systems, each with its own advantages and limitations. This article outlines these data conversion tools — their capabilities, relative merits,…...

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SAP .NET Connector for C Programmers

In the past, the SAP ActiveX Controls and the SAP DCOM Connector were the only options available for writing Windows-specific applications that communicate with ABAP-based SAP components like R/3. SAP has now released a new product for the Microsoft platform, the SAP .NET Connector, which has several advantages over the SAP ActiveX Controls and the…...

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Put Better Programs into Production in Less Time with Code Reviews: What They Are, How to Conduct Them, and Why

There is no substitute for a close examination of others’ code before it is released into production. A “code review” is the process of having someone other than the author evaluate a program at various points in the development cycle, prior to placing it into productive use. This article provides a brief introduction to the…...

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