Account for Time Zone Differences So That They Do Not Affect Your Global Close

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  2. Account for Time Zone Differences So That They Do Not Affect Your Global Close

    When a global company has a period-end close, a great deal of coordination needs to occur among the independent locations to make sure that tight deadlines are met. The author provides eight tips to prevent misunderstandings that can occur because of timing differences when you have offices in more than one time zone. When a…...…
  3. Develop More Extensible and Maintainable Web Applications with the Model-View-Controller (MVC) Design Pattern

    Release 6.10 of the SAP Web Application Server (Web AS) introduced the Business Server Pages (BSP) technology, a significant advancement in SAP web application development. However, the basic BSP approach can quickly become cumbersome as applications inevitably increase in size and complexity. To address this issue, with Web AS 6.20 SAP added support for the…...…
  4. Achieving Platform-Independent Database Access with Open SQL/SQLJ – Embedded SQL for Java in the SAP Web Application Server

    Starting with Release 6.20, the SAP Web Application Server (Web AS) contains a full-fledged J2EE server that provides standard Java support for SAP applications. However, the techniques for accessing relational databases directly from Java in Web AS 6.20 remained largely platform-specific and code-intensive. Web AS 6.30 introduces Open SQL for Java, a framework for relational…...…
  5. How to Create an Automatically Posted Intercompany Sales Journal Entry

    The author explains how his company implemented automatic posting of intercompany invoices. The key to the process is learning how three different things in R/3 fit together – an output type, an IDoc, and the EDI method of data transfer. The standards already in the software (Releases 4.0x, 4.5x, and 4.6x) allow purchase orders (POs)…...…
  6. ABAP Program Streamlines Flexible Spending Account Reconciliation

    The standard R/3 transaction to track flexible spending accounts is limited, making it difficult to perform the year-end reconciliation process or to track the current fund balance. The author provides an ABAP program that streamlines the process. Many U.S. companies offer so-called “flexible spending account” (FSA) plans that allow employees to pay certain expenses with…...…
  7. Understanding and Optimizing Your ALE Data Distribution: Minimizing Data Volume

    If you are involved in setting up or maintaining data distribution using SAP’s Application Link Enabling (ALE) technology, you have a role to play in ensuring that the distribution performs well and uses system resources efficiently. This is the second installment of a two-part article series designed to help you do just that. The first…...…
  8. Tips and Tricks for SAP Java Connector (JCo) Client Programming

    Java has increasingly become an application development standard. SAP Java Connector (JCo) is the middleware that bridges the gap between the Java and ABAP worlds. If you are looking for advanced information on JCo to help you improve your applications or speed up your development projects, then this article is for you. It contains an…...…
  9. Performance Testing Your SAP System – Best Practices for Preparing Your Test Environment

    ManagementIf you are an SAP project leader or IT manager, then you know that testing is a vital aspect of your job. With crucial business decisions depending on your tests, and ultimately the profitability of your enterprise at stake, knowing how to conduct accurate and meaningful SAP tests is critical. This article, the first of…...…
  10. QuickViewer Creates Basic List Reports for HR and Payroll

    SAP QuickViewer allows inexperienced users to create QuickViews, which are simple basic lists. However, you should be aware that some companies do not use it as a core reporting functionality because of security concerns. The author shows how QuickViewer works with three data sources: an HR logical database, a table, and an existing InfoSet. SAP…...…