Ask the HR Expert: How to Handle Positions After a Termination Event in PD

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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. Ask the HR Expert: How to Handle Positions After a Termination Event in PD

    The author explains that when you terminate an employee in R/3, the only thing the system does is delimit (put an end date on) the A 008 (holder) relationship between the person and the position. That is why the position object still exists after the employee has been terminated. She then discusses how to distinguish…...…
  3. Develop and Retain Talent by Incorporating Careers in Your R/3 Succession Planning

    Succession planning allows companies to build plans for developing and retaining talent. The SAP R/3 Human Resources module offers standard functionality for succession planning, career planning, and employee development. The author focuses on how to build and use the career object in R/3 as part of your overall succession plan. Human capital is an important…...…
  4. How Wage Type Valuation Bases Turn Payroll Numbers into Money

    Within any payroll, there will always be payments input as numbers that then need to be converted into money. The method of achieving this in R/3 is known as the “wage type valuation base.” The author gives some background on valuation bases and shows how each works. He provides two examples of using valuation bases…...…
  5. SAP Compensation Administration Application Supports a Total Compensation Strategy

    The Compensation Administration (CA) application in R/3 is designed to link employee performance with company goals. In this first article in a series, the author explains how to prepare for a CA implementation. Using the example of a management incentive plan, she shows how to budget for a compensation/award plan. Over the past decade, the…...…
  6. Use Features to Support Current and Prior Business Rules Simultaneously

    A feature is a logical construct used to assign a value to one field by examining the values of other fields. When business rules change, you may need to update your features. However, “effective date” is not one of the fields available for making decisions in most features. The author covers a quick way to…...…
  7. RF-Enable Logistics Transactions for Automated Data Collection in Real Time

    When you implement bar-coding and radio-frequency (RF) technology in your warehouse or plant, you must modify a number of commonly used SAP transactions so that they recognize RF devices. The author of this article lists the transactions you will likely have to modify and provide advice for doing so. However, users have been demanding transactions…...…
  8. Warehouse Stock Age Reports Made Easier

    Reporting on the age of stock in your warehouse can be troublesome and slow in R/3. SAP’s Business Information Warehouse (BW), however, is better equipped to deal with this load-intensive calculation. This article shows you how to calculate stock age based on first-in, first-out logic using BW. One commonly requested report is to show the…...…
  9. Improve APO Load Performance with Three Advanced Filtering Techniques

    ou probably don’t need to use all the data in your APO source system for your BW-generated demand planning reports. Filtering that data so your query uses only what’s relevant will boost performance. Learn about three methods for carrying out this filtering: filtering in the source system, using the InfoPackage selection criteria, and filtering in…...…
  10. Demystify Safety Stock Calculation Methods in PP/DS

    Subtle differences in the way SAP APO SNP and the Production Planning and Detailed Scheduling (PP/DS) applications calculate safety stock are often a source of confusion. Gain an understanding of these differences and see how you use the SAP safety stock methods in PP/DS. In most cases, the safety stock calculation methods in the SAP…...…