Transfer Control Can Produce Unexpected Results in Costing Runs

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    When global growth is your target, avoid manual processes that slow your progress and compound complexities. Facing widespread challenges in order fulfillment and supply planning, Rodan+Fields (R+F) needed to make a change. Rapid growth and a global reach led this skincare manufacturing and distribution company to outgrow its mostly manual processes. The company’s legacy processes…...…
  2. Transfer Control Can Produce Unexpected Results in Costing Runs

    Transfer control is standard R/3 functionality that allows the transfer of existing component cost estimates to new product cost estimates. The author explains the costing run process and how transfer control selects cost estimates. He also discusses the importance of the “Always recalculate material” check box and provides an example of how it impacts transfer…...…
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    Enterprise messaging is a critical enabler of distributed business applications. The Java Message Service (JMS) is a set of standard, vendor-independent interfaces that integrate distributed business applications by enabling the guaranteed, asynchronous exchange of messages between independent Java programs through a central messaging server. This article introduces you to the JMS support included in SAP…...…
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    If you are a Java programmer, then you are likely no stranger to the tedious and time-consuming process of writing SQL code for persisting Java objects in a relational database. This article introduces you to the support included in SAP Web Application Server (SAP Web AS) 6.40 for entity beans with container-managed persistence (CMP entity…...…
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    You need to maintain bank routing number information in your system for all employees whose pay is directly deposited into their accounts. Many companies pay for this information, but here’s how you can use a free current bank routing number directory to update your SAP system. Key Concept You have two options for implementing Employee…...…
  6. Create a Control Dashboard to Monitor Your Internal Controls

    It is vital to track user exits to ensure the financial transparency of your company. The author introduces a programmable “control dashboard” that will enable you to recognize, document, and help audit the user exits in your company’s system. How many user exits are working in your R/3 environment? What is the objective of a…...…
  7. Control Cross-Company Accounting in SAP Payroll

    R/3’s Payroll functionality allows you to charge payroll costs from one company code to another. However, it does not always work the way you want it to. You may be unable to charge a cost to another code or an unwanted charge could appear on your company code. You can create a function module that…...…
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    While the advantages of SAP Enterprise Portal (SAP EP) are most apparent in its features for end users, it provides equal benefit for developers and administrators through its suite of wizards, tools, and predeveloped iViews for integrating content from a variety of SAP, non-SAP, and Web sources. This article takes you on a guided tour…...…
  9. An Integrated Approach to Troubleshooting Your ABAP Programs: Expert Tips for Making the Most of the ABAP Debugger

    While there is no way around the work involved in troubleshooting problems in your ABAP programs, SAP provides a variety of standard logging, analysis, and trace tools that help you identify, understand, and resolve problems without using the ABAP Debugger, a tool that can consume excessive time and resources when used in the wrong situation…....…
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    Workflow should speed up, not slow down, your business processes. Examine your escalation procedures to see if they keep the tasks moving along. Key Concept The best person to escalate a workflow is the person who has the most motivation to complete the process. A few months ago, a fellow workflow developer asked for my…...…