Workflow-Enable Your Performance Management

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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. Workflow-Enable Your Performance Management

    The Objective Setting and Appraisals function in mySAP HR offers a workflow-enabled performance feedback process. The authors present a comprehensive, five-step example that will allow you to optimize the performance feedback process in your company. With the Objective Setting and Appraisals function, mySAP ERP supports users in implementing a workflow-enabled performance feedback process. In the…...…
  3. Use Your CATS Screens for Shift Information

    When tracking target hours using the Cross-Application Time Sheet system (CATS), it is impossible to know whether an employee worked a day, evening, night, or holiday shift. This information can be a vital part of determining overtime pay or shift bonuses. The author shares a convention he developed to display shift information by enabling a…...…
  4. Speed Up Your Regular Payroll Run with Process Models

    While many companies use SAP process models after the completion of their payroll run, few realize that using process models during the regular payroll process can greatly increase efficiency. The author suggests tips and tricks that will enable your company to make the most out of process models. SAP’s R/3 Payroll consists of a dynamic…...…
  5. Move Beyond “Drag and Drop” with the OM Maintenance Expert Mode

    In the second of a two-part series about viewing and maintaining Organizational Management (OM) structures in SAP HR, the author covers the Expert mode of maintenance. Using screenprints, he explains the Expert mode’s functionality as well as its benefits and drawbacks. The following is the second of a two-part series on viewing and maintaining Organizational…...…
  6. How to Eliminate Duplicate Line Reporting

    Many businesses encounter the problem of duplicate line reporting in Ad Hoc or SAP Query. Our HR Expert explains why this occurs and how it relates to the date parameter setting. She then provides three different methods to achieve single-line reporting. Key Concept Dear HR Expert, I have read a lot of the documentation in…...…
  7. How to Administer an SAP Compensation Administration Plan

    In the third installment of her Compensation Administration (CA) series, the author discusses the administration and distribution of adjustments using the CA application. She explains and compares the available views and functions in Manager Self-Service (MSS) and SAPGUI. Using the Compensation Administration (CA) application, you can link employees’ performance to their compensation. In the first…...…
  8. Integrate Your Extended Warranty Program with FI/CO

    Once the SAP Customer Service (CS) component is fully integrated with your FI/CO modules, it can track many business processes such as standard warranty. However, it may not be able to effectively account for all of your business processes. The author, who recently created an extended warranty workaround to adapt a company’s system to provide…...…
  9. Build a Financial Scorecard with SEM

    The Balanced Scorecard is a helpful and integral part of the Strategic Enterprise Management (SEM) module, but sometimes your data requires a specific functional focus that is unavailable with this tool. For example, if you need easy access to financial information, then using a financial scorecard can greatly benefit your organization. The author takes you…...…
  10. How to Pivot SAP BW Queries

    Although BW provides filter and drill-down functionality, many BW users miss the pivoting functionality of MS Excel. The author provides seven easy steps to enable drag-and-drop functionality in SAP BW queries. This gives end users the power to optimize their BW queries. I know from many talks with FI/CO end users who are running BW…...…