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Ensure Effective System Management by Configuring the Right Infrastructure for SAP Solution Manager Using Central System Landscape Maintenance

/Solution ManagerManaging a globally distributed, heterogeneous system landscape is one of the biggest challenges project teams face. Fortunately, SAP Solution Manager provides a set of sophisticated tools that enable centralized administration of the systems throughout your landscape. For these tools to run smoothly, however, you need to properly configure the infrastructure upon which they rely....

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Integrate Payment Cards into Your SAP Financial Supply Chain

Starting with R/3 Release 4.0A, you can integrate payment card functionality into your SAP system. Avoid mid-project surprises by reviewing the process and specific system requirements. Key Concept The cross-application Payment Card Interface is available in SAP R/3 in releases 4.0A and above, including the latest mySAP ERP release. In addition, other SAP products such…...

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Track Service Contract Prepayments in a Hidden Project System Option

A common problem with service contracts is how to account for them correctly in financial statements, taking into account existing customer prepayments and revenue in excess. A customizing setting, hidden in the account determination of the Project System (PS), allows you to generate additional G/L entries to move customer prepayments into the receivables section of…...

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Manage Credit Card Expenses with mySAP ERP Travel Management

SAPexperts HR/FinancialsmySAP ERP Travel Management supports expense reporting and management of all types of corporate credit cards and business travel activity. Learn what the options are, what other companies are doing, and how you can leverage your systems to save money, streamline processes, and prevent fraud. Key Concept SAP Travel Expense enables the importing of…...

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Streamline Data Entry of Paper-Based Documents into Your SAP System Using Adobe Acrobat Professional OCR Functionality

Businesses deal with thousands of paper documents each day. But how do you get data from these documents into your SAP system? One answer is to enter the data manually, which can be a laborious and time-consuming process. Another is to implement an integration solution, which can be very expensive. There is a better, more…...

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Reduce Project Risk by Integrating Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Tools and Techniques with ASAP

Using an implementation methodology that divides a project into phases with clearly defined deliverables is a critical first step toward warding off problems that put a project at risk of failure, and AcceleratedSAP (ASAP) is the most popular and proven implementation methodology in the SAP world. However, like most implementation methodologies, ASAP does not provide…...

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Five Factors to Consider Before Embarking on Custom Application Development

Custom code, even just a little, can have a dramatic, beneficial result. For example, removing display-only fields that data-entry users don’t need can simplify an order form and speed up the data-entry process. Too much custom development, however, can leave you with a cumbersome system, too complicated to manage. Adding too many fields to an…...

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Develop Custom Placement Strategies in WM

Correct warehouse placement involves the movement of materials that don’t always satisfy the specific requirements of existing systems. Learn how to use custom strategies for placement of materials and other placement needs. Key Concept A placement strategy defines the logic for determining target storage bins for materials that are moved into a warehouse. Using custom…...

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Extract R/3 Hierarchies Directly into BW

Business Content extractors do not support all hierarchies in the R/3 source system, such as Treasury Cash Management, so there is no standard DataSource to link these hierarchies to BW. Learn a workaround to this problem by creating an empty DataSource to extract an existing hierarchy from R/3 and load it directly into BW. Key…...

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