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Build a Reporting Hierarchy for Your Org Structure Using Custom Objects

Save time and avoid confusion about who reports to whom within a company by using your company’s existing organizational structure to set up a reportable hierarchical matrix. Key Concept SAP comes with standard object types for each module. Some examples within HR include position (S), organizational unit (O), and person (P). Custom objects are those...

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SAP Job Pricing Part 1: Set Up the Foundation for Market Data Analysis

Beginning with SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.7, SAP offers a comprehensive way to compare your salaries with market rates. You can set up vendors and import survey jobs and market data with SAP’s Job Pricing functionality. Key Concept SAP’s Job Pricing functionality is available as of SAP Enterprise 4.7 Extension Set 1.1. It is a new…...

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What Is Change Management and Why Is It Important? An Overview of Change Management and the Seven Precepts That Can Help Every SAP Project

Change management is the process of matching the expectations of those affected by an implementation project to the results they are receiving — it helps people decide whether a given project is good for them. This is the first of two articles that help you successfully manage the change that comes with all projects. This…...

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Performing Change Management Tasks During Each Phase of an SAP Project to Achieve the Greatest ROI and Ensure Successful Implementations

Change management isn’t just about communication and training — at its core, it is the strategy and tactics involved in convincing end users that an SAP implementation is an extension of their ability to do their jobs more easily and effectively. This is the second of two articles on how to perform successful change management…....

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Part 2: Plan For and Implement SAP Learning Solution

SAP Learning Solution (LSO) configuration builds on SAP Training Management configuration. Follow these expert tips that relate to Training Management and LSO. Understand key configuration decisions before moving into your blueprint phase to configure LSO quickly and painlessly. Key Concept Your blueprint documentation should describe your key business processes and mirror the structure of the…...

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Explore the Technical Procedures and Settings for Creating and Securing RFMs in ABAP: Part 2 — A Comprehensive Guide for SAP Programmers and Administrators

Although new communication protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS, and SOAP have gained traction in recent years, remote function call (RFC) remains the most trusted and widely used for connecting ABAP systems. This is the second article in a two-part series that helps you create better performing and more robust ABAP applications using RFC. The first…...

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Add New Attributes to Business Objects to Customize Action Workflow Conditions

Understand how to add an attribute, such as a user-defined field, to an action workflow condition to customize how your system carries out an action. Key Concept Attributes are characteristics of business objects. Different business objects have different default attributes. You use attributes to define action workflow conditions, which control how the system executes an…...

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Trade Promotion Management: Ensure a Promotion Uses the Right Buying Pattern

Learn how mySAP CRM Trade Promotion Management uses the data within buying patterns to distribute the predicted promotional volume. Then find out why the system might override a default buying pattern and what you can do to avoid this. Key Concept Trade Promotion Management (TPM) helps you plan and execute trade promotions. A part of…...

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3 Steps to Find the Standard Cost for a Configurable Product

Variant configuration functionality in SAP allows you to have one material master, product bill of material, routing, and sales pricing when customers configure a product from several options. However, a standard SAP system allows you to maintain only one standard cost in the accounting view of the material master. Use this method to dynamically produce…...

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