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Talent Groups in SAP E-Recruitment Target the Right Candidate

SAP E-Recruitment provides talent group functionality to help companies build relationships with candidates based on their hiring criteria and recruiting strategies. Recruiters can customize services such as the job alerts, newsletters, and invitations to events to meet the needs of the talent groups. Key Concept Talent groups are a segmentation of the talent pool based...

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SAP SCM 7.0: What’s New in SAP APO?

Find out about enhancements in SAP SCM 7.0 in the areas of demand planning, supply network planning, and Capable-to-Match. Learn about characteristics-based planning, Customer Forecast Management (CFM), and other functionalities and process improvements in SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization. Key Concept A new SAP SCM release, SAP SCM 7.0, has been recently shipped. Supported by…...

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Bookmarks and Query Views Demystified

Bookmarks can improve performance, reduce query proliferation, and give users more of what they want: easily accessible targeted information. Find out how you can publish them through SAP NetWeaver Portal. Also, take a deeper look at bookmarks and query views to see how you can integrate both into dashboards. Dear BI Expert, I would like…...

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Ned Falk
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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.



7 Steps to Configure Fiscal Weeks Right the First Time in SAP APO

Learn how to avoid common errors in defining fiscal weeks when creating them in SAP ERP Central Component and then importing them to SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization. Examine the touch points of using the time bucket of fiscal week for the planning area, planning books, and supply network planning. Key Concept You can carry…...

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SAP NetWeaver BW and Xcelsius: Develop Eye-Catching Reports with Real-Time Updates

Discover how to develop a Web service with Microsoft .NET that you can use to create Xcelsius applications that access SAP NetWeaver BW data dynamically. This allows you to develop applications that are always relevant and current. Downloadable sample data to try out this process is included. Key Concept Xcelsius provides a set of design…...

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Calculate the Best Fitting Forecast with SAP APO Macros, Forecast Errors, and Process Chains

Learn how to implement a fully automated forecast analysis system with model comparison within SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization demand planning. Key Concept A process chain is a series of processes that waits in the background for an event. Some of these processes can trigger a separate event that starts other processes, hence forming a…...

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3 Ways to Handle Compensation Budget Imbalances Caused by Org Moves

Learn the pros and cons of options for budget reallocation – manual and automatic – when you cannot postpone the movement of staff during a compensation planning period. Key Concept For many organizations, the compensation planning period is aligned with the end or beginning of their fiscal year. This is a time when many transfers,…...

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Batch Derivation Reduces Need for Data Mining

Learn how semiconductor industries are making use of batch derivation functionality to reduce time and effort spent on searching information through their supply chain. Examine a business scenario and use it as a guide for configuring SAP’s batch derivation. Key Concept Semiconductor manufacturing companies are moving from their traditional in-house manufacturing model to a fabless…...

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Build and Implement a Rock-Solid Compliance Framework for Your IFRS Conversion Project

Many countries already operate under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), while the US, among other countries, may be joining the fray. To simplify the conversion from your local reporting standard to IFRS and better manage the associated compliance risk, organizations must adopt strategies and best practices based on a proven compliance framework. Key Concept A…...

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Kehinde Eseyin
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Kehinde Eseyin is a security architect. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He has about 12 years of IT security, governance framework, IS risk, and compliance experience gained by working in numerous global organizations. Over the years, he has demonstrated competencies in security design, information assurance, cyber security, data privacy, threat and vulnerability management, penetration testing, business architecture, project management, IT audit, IS controls framework, and identity and access management.