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Enhance SAP CRM Planning and Analysis with BPS

Strategic Enterprise Management — Business Planning and Simulation (SEM-BPS) provides flexible capabilities that gain functionality through the SAP CRM planning services configuration. Obtain an understanding of the configuration options that SEM-BPS offers for SAP CRM integrated planning with Marketing Planner. Key Concept Strategic Enterprise Management — Business Planning and Simulation (SEM-BPS) is a toolset that...

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Quickly Update A Report’s Authorization Group by Using Program RSCSAUTH

Find out how to use program RSCSAUTH effectively to ensure data privacy. Key Concept By using program RSCSAUTH (maintain/restore authorization groups), you can easily manage your users’ access to execute programs within your SAP system and avoid a flaw in data privacy protection. SAP uses authorization groups to determine which users have access to SAP…...

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6 Tips for Going Global with Extra Savoir-Faire

Whether you’re just beginning a global project or are already supporting SAP HR in multiple countries, this advice will help keep your project on the right track. Key Concept A global template is a design document for the footprint of a globally configured SAP HR system normally created by the core global SAP HR configuration…...

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Improve Data Entry Efficiency with CATS User Exits

SAPexperts?HRMake the most of the user exits in Cross-Application Time Sheet (CATS) with these expert tips. Key Concept A user exit is a placeholder SAP provides to allow customers to add custom functionality to an SAP transaction without having to perform a system modification. User exits come in various flavors; for example, they can be…...

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Manuel Gallardo
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Manuel Gallardo is the director of HCM consulting at /N SPRO. He is a former SAP platinum consultant and his area of expertise is SAP HCM enterprise architecture, SuccessFactors, and enterprise mobility. Since working on his first SAP implementation in 1994, he has also worked on a wide variety of SAP HR modules, as well as SAP NetWeaver Portal and ABAP development. Manuel is the author of Configuring and Using CATS, and is a frequent conference speaker.



Part 2: Build a Reporting Hierarchy for Your Org Structure Using Custom Objects

Follow these simple instructions to report on your custom hierarchical matrix. Key Concept An InfoSet is the backbone to all queries you run through SAP Query and InfoSet Query. It is a collection of field groups with combined data fields that make up the reportable data set. Think of it as an Access database that…...

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What SCM Teams Need to Know About Intrastat Reporting

As part of the SCM team, you may be asked to perform customizing and master data maintenance tasks for Intra European Community Trade Statistics (Intrastat) reports. Although SAP provides a wizard to help you with these tasks, it doesn’t cover all of the steps you need to set up Intrastat reporting. Find out the additional…...

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Kees van Westerop
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Kees van Westerop has been working as an SAP consultant for more than 25 years. He has an MBA degree in mathematics and a degree in finance. Kees has been concentrating on the financial modules, especially in general ledger accounting, cost center accounting, and consolidation. He also has a great deal of experience with rollouts of kernel systems and integrating finance and logistics.



4 Keys to Unlock SAP APO

SAPexperets/SCMWhen determining which Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) modules to deploy for specific business problems, you should be familiar with four key concepts: planning time horizons, order-versus-time series structures, SCM business processes, and the APO configuration process. Find out how these four concepts can help you plan your APO implementation. Key Concept A planning horizon…...

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Set Up Users for SAP Biller Direct the Right Way

Look into the user management concept within SAP Biller Direct to understand how to set up users, assign business partners, and provide ongoing enrollment and user registration services. See the fundamental differences between various user types and review recommendations for user management locations either within the SAP system or in a separate database. Key Concept…...

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Reconcile FI-AA with FI-GL After Fixed Asset Data Takeover

Learn five steps to reconcile the Asset Accounting sub-ledger with FI-GL after you complete the initial go-live implementation when you bring over the asset data from your legacy system into your SAP system. Key Concept Fixed asset legacy data takeover is the process of loading asset data from a previous system into SAP’s Asset Accounting…...

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