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Gain Efficiency and Transparency in Capital Investments Approval Using Appropriation Requests

See how to perform approval with SAP workflow for capital investments and execution steps using appropriation requests. Key Concept In SAP systems, you can use workflow to move projects to different levels of approval. This is an alternative option to performing tasks manually. With projects such as capital investments, which often involve significant levels of...

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Prevent Unwanted Changes to Sales Documents and Avoid Unhappy Customers

To make sure that sales quotations remain unchanged after you send them to your customer, you can set up SAP CRM to lock the sales quotation document for changes after the document is released. This ensures that the logistics and billing processes are followed according to the quotation copy sent to the customer. Key Concept…...

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Configure Digital Signatures in SAP Solution Manager

ManagerLearn the essentials of digital signature configuration in this overview and basic guide to digital signature setup in SAP Solution Manager. Key Concept A digital signature is an electronic signature that is part of a document header. It enables users to transmit digital documents and official signatures without physically signing the document. The digital signature…...

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Overcome a Top Auditing Issue with Superuser Privilege Management

Procedures for granting emergency access to SAP systems often raise concerns during a system audit. SAP BusinessObjects Access Control can provide an effective solution. The Superuser Privilege Management (SPM) capability manages access to emergency users in a secure and auditable manner. See how it works in the SAP back end and the different reporting measures…...

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Enhance Standard BAPIs for Purchase Orders and Sales Orders Documents to Meet Business Needs

Learn how to modify standard, predefined interfaces that provide access to processes and data in business application systems, such as SAP ERP 6.0, to address your business requirements. Learn how to use append structures to create or change most of your SAP ERP documents. Key Concept You use an append structure to create an enhancement…...

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SAP BusinessObjects Global Trade Services Handles Complex Compliance Checks

Discover how to perform an import and export check using SAP BusinessObjects Global Trade Services. Key Concept Export and import compliance checks involve performing trade compliance checks against outbound and inbound transactions (such as sales orders, delivery notes, stock transport orders, vendor purchase orders, or inbound deliveries). Both export and import checks entail performing three…...

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SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation: Business-Owned Administration: AppSet and Dimension Management

Look at how administration works from a business perspective in SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, version for SAP NetWeaver. Learn about application set management and dimension management and see how they relate to SAP NetWeaver BW. Key Concept Administration refers to the configuration of functionality to meet business requirements. Technical and system administration is 100%…...

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SAP NetWeaver 7.0 Upgrades: A Project Manager’s Point of View

Project managers need to make scope decisions, determine resource needs, and define schedules regarding SAP NetWeaver 7.0 upgrades. Learn how to achieve those goals using the information presented here that is based on SAP-recommended Best Practices and the experience of the author. Key Concept Scope in the area of project management is the breakdown of…...

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An Insider's Guide to SAP BusinessObjects and SAP NetWeaver BW: What Tools Should You Use Going Forward?

Delve into the reporting and analysis tools available with SAP BusinessObjects and SAP NetWeaver BW. Find out when to use which tool, where to find it, and who should be the one using it. Learn which BEx tools SAP will continue to develop and which SAP BusinessObjects tools you should consider for your long-term reporting…...

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Ned Falk is a senior education consultant at SAP. In prior positions, he implemented many ERP solutions, including SAP R/3. While at SAP, he initially focused on logistics. Now he focuses on SAP HANA, SAP BW (formerly SAP NetWeaver BW), SAP CRM, and the integration of SAP BW and SAP BusinessObjects tools. You can meet him in person when he teaches SAP HANA, SAP BW, or SAP CRM classes from the Atlanta SAP office, or in a virtual training class over the web. If you need an SAP education plan for SAP HANA, SAP BW, BusinessObjects, or SAP CRM, you may contact Ned via email.