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7 Customizing Tips to Make a Good Interactive Planning Table Great!

The standard interactive planning table that ships with the Supply Network Planning (SNP) module in APO works just fine out of the box, but there’s plenty of room for improvement. Fortunately, you can customize it in a number of ways that not only make it look terrific but also add value and functionality for planners....

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Wolfgang Eddigehausen
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Wolfgang Eddigehausen is a highly experienced expert in the areas of business process design, re-engineering, and user adaption, as well as process realization in complex SAP-centric environments. He has experience in solution and enterprise architecture and project management (PRINCE2 certified) domains defining enterprise capabilities with a focus on delivering effective and efficient solutions to organizations. Wolfgang's industry knowledge includes public sector, utilities, mining, distribution, general manufacturing, process and steel industries, and consumer goods. In most roles his task is not only to architect a solution but also to evaluate and define strategic options with a focus on end-to-end solutions rather than systems. This also includes strong emphasis on the user acceptance through an innovative user experience and mobility enablement. His career includes successful participation and management of projects in Australia, Europe, India, Japan, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, and the US. These projects required interaction with all levels of an organization, from the shop floor or office through to the CxO level. Throughout his career, Wolfgang has put emphasis on a holistic approach bringing together people, processes, information, and systems in project management, architecture, and implementation roles.



Retain Your Legacy System's Employee Number in R/3

Companies implementing SAP HR often wish to retain the employee number from their pre-SAP system because it is deeply embedded in their corporate culture. The SAP personnel number field is frequently not able to accommodate this requirement. However, R/3 offers a way to store your legacy employee number in infotype 0032. Key Concept Infotype 0032…...

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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.



Database Statistics Reports Monitor the Size and Scope of Personnel Development Tables

The output of standard R/3 reports that monitor the Personnel Development database can shed light on areas that may benefit from cleanup of excess objects and infotypes or reduction of table size. Check out four of the reports to see which ones best meet your needs. Key Concept Database statistics reports are delivered as standard…...

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An Easy Way to Create Custom Services in ESS

You can create new services for users in Employee Self-Service (ESS) without special skills in Flow Logic, HTML, JavaScript, or Java. Key Concept Employee Self-Service (ESS) is designed for non-professional users who do not access the HR system via a SAP GUI installed on their PC, but via a Web browser. SAP delivers a variety…...

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Use Clusters to Access Infotype Texts

The infotype texts are not stored in the same manner as other fields of an infotype. Rather, they are stored in the form of clusters. The handling and storage of such fields are entirely different from other infotype fields. Learn about their storage architecture and the basic code that makes them accessible. Key Concept The…...

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Select the Right Time Evaluation Starter Schema: Part 1

It’s important to select the appropriate time evaluation starter schema because this decision impacts how you plan your R/3 time management environment. Learn more about how to select a time evaluation starter schema, how time schemas differentiate between positive and negative time evaluation, and how the TIMTP and TYPES functions work. Key Concept A time…...

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Supply Network Planning

SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) offers the technology required to streamline complicated planning processes. The system supports hierarchical data structures, giving planners the possibility of focusing on information that has been consolidated into families rather than juggling lots data for individual SKUs, plant, warehouses, etc. Key Concept Hierarchies consolidate master data objects into groups…....

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UPS WorldShip Integrates Easily with Your SAP R/3 System

Many businesses are turning to software packages such as UPS WorldShip to streamline their shipping processes in a cost-effective manner. Learn how to interface UPS WorldShip with your SAP R/3 system. Key Concept UPS WorldShip is a Windows-based shipping solution that can be integrated into R/3 systems. It allows customers to create a shipment order…...

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GTS Import Functionality Makes Clearing Customs a Snap

Importers must monitor and coordinate aspects of the importing process such as permits and admissibility requirements. Find out how SAP Global Trade Solution import functionality helps importers meet changing regulations, inspections, and other demands. Key Concept The Global Trade System offers a variety of import features in its Compliance, Customs, and Risk Management components. Importers…...

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