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Customize the Object Manager in the Organization and Staffing Interface

Learn how to modify the object manager in the standard Organization and Staffing interface so that you can easily integrate custom object types. Key Concept Sometimes you need to create custom object types when the standard organizational management object types cannot satisfy your business requirements. Some examples might be creating new custom object types for...

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Use HR Form Editor (PE51) to Design Remuneration Statements

Understand how to configure HR Form Editor with the example of a payroll process. Key Concept The HR Form Editor is a tool to create forms in HR. SAP provides tools such as Smart Forms and SAPscript to perform operations and add graphics. With SAP’s partnership with Adobe, you also have the option to create…...

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How to Find Good SAP HCM Consultants

Find out about a new approach to conducting an efficient and effective interview to ensure that your SAP HR/HCM consultants are the best matches for your team. See how you can spot false claims and learn how to separate the ideal candidates from the rest of the crowd. Key Concept A technical interview is an…...

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Greg Newman is originally from New Zealand, and has been implementing and supporting HR and Payroll systems since 1999. He has worked on numerous SAP HR and Payroll implementations for Great Britain, the Republic of Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and several other international rollouts. Currently Greg is a managing consultant working for Newhit HR and Payroll Solutions in England.



Why Some FI Document Fields Aren't Populated from MM

Examine why not all data fields from Sales and Distribution or Materials Management transactions are populated in the related Financials (FI) document. Understand why this behavior can be beneficial and the impact of changing configuration to allow this data to pass through to FI. Key Concept Two key sets of configuration control the passage of…...

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Improve Your Business Agility with Enterprise SOA — a Model-Driven Approach to Flexible Application Development

Model-driven software techniques make it easier and faster to develop business process-oriented applications. Business object modeling, business process component modeling, and business process modeling represent real, process-relevant entities in an implementation, make the entities more transparent, and allow you to close the gap between documentation and development. Enterprise service-oriented architecture (enterprise SOA) uses SAP’s modeling…...

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Develop Composite Applications with SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment 7.1: Part 2 — User Interfaces and the Tools That Help You Create Them

Composite applications from SAP are packaged applications that sit on existing enterprise solutions and reuse their functionality to form new collaborative business processes. As Web and enterprise services grow, reusable, collaborative composite applications enable you to use many available functions with less software effort. This second installment of a three-article series shows you how to…...

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Provide More Efficient Master Data Management Integration with SAP’s New Mass Interfaces and Extractor Programs

Enterprise service-oriented architecture (enterprise SOA) requires that you update your approach to building applications that use master data objects, such as customer or vendor data, especially in terms of integration with SAP NetWeaver Master Data Management (SAP NetWeaver MDM) or other MDM tools. SAP has introduced mass message interfaces for transferring master data, as well…...

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The Office Document Toolbox for Creating RTF Documents and Spreadsheet Files Using ABAP: Part 1 — Introducing a Toolbox for Creating RTF Documents

You can create Microsoft Word and Excel applications in ABAP using the COM interface. However, using the COM interface can be cumbersome and requires a certain level of technical knowledge. As an alternative, the author has developed an open-source solution — the Office Document Toolbox — that ABAP developers can use to create word processing…...

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Hidden in Plain Sight: 10 Underused Tools to Improve Any Project

ManagementSAPexperts/FinancialsSAP provides tools that can help you speed up or improve your projects quickly. In this article, SAP expert Mitresh Kundalia shares his top 10 underused tools to help you make the most of your time and money. The following is a fact of life for project managers: You will never have the resources or…...

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