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Call Portal iViews and SAP Screens within BSPs to Reduce Design Overhead

Business Server Pages are the best flexible way to deliver Web-based solutions in SAP systems. Instead of providing the same look and feel of standard SAP screens, developers can use the vast library of HTML and JavaScript. Find out how to decrease overhead by calling pre-deployed SAP screens and transactions through their iViews or the...

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Demystify Digital Signature Configuration for Faster Approvals

ManagerDigital signatures enable you to send documents electronically, thereby avoiding time lost to physically mailing signed documents. To ensure that the digital signatures on your documents are authentic and secure, it is important that you understand all the SAP Solution Manager configuration steps involved. This article breaks down the complex process for creating master documents…...

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3 Steps to IFRS Conversion for Small and Medium Entities

Learn a process to help you analyze business impacts and identify, prioritize, and monitor risks if you are a small (fewer than 100 employees) or medium-sized (100 to 500 employees) company converting to International Financial Reporting Standards. Key Concept International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for small and medium-sized entities (SMEs) is a simplified version of…...

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Seamlessly Apply Your SAP NetWeaver BW Data to Your Xcelsius Dashboards

The SAP NetWeaver BW connectivity for Xcelsius 2008 allows you to connect Xcelsius 2008 directly to your SAP NetWeaver BW queries. Discover how to use the new SAP NetWeaver BW connectivity and create a simple dashboard using Xcelsius. Key Concept In Xcelsius 2008, Xcelsius Designer integrates directly with Microsoft Excel, which enables you to create…...

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Ingo Hilgefort
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Ingo Hilgefort started his career in 1999 with Seagate Software/Crystal Decisions as a trainer and consultant. He moved to Walldorf for Crystal Decisions at the end of 2000, and worked with the SAP NetWeaver BW development team integrating Crystal Reports with SAP NetWeaver BW. He then relocated to Vancouver in 2004, and worked as a product manager/program manager (in engineering) on the integration of BusinessObjects products with SAP products. Ingo's focus is now on the integration of the SAP BusinessObjects BI suite with  SAP landscapes, such as SAP BW and SAP BW on SAP HANA, focusing on end-to-end integration scenarios. In addition to his experience as a product manager and in his engineering roles, Ingo has been involved in architecting and delivering deployments of SAP BusinessObjects software in combination with SAP software for a number of global customers, and has been recognized by the SAP Community as an SAP Mentor for SAP BusinessObjects- and SAP integration-related topics. Currently, Ingo is the Vice President of Product Management and Product Strategy at Visual BI Solutions, working on extensions to SAP’s product offering such as SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and SAP Lumira. You may follow him on Twitter at @ihilgefort.



An Introduction to Posting Journal Entries in SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation

Learn how to post journal entries for audited and controlled adjustments to planning data with SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, including how to post, unpost, and delete journal entries. Key Concept All functionality in SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation is designed with the business user in mind, and Journals is no exception. Traditionally, tasks such…...

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Set Up Intuitive and Automated Reporting Functionality with Crystal Reports

Discover a strategy for configuring and developing Crystal Reports for your organization’s SAP BusinessObjects GRC solutions, such as SAP BusinessObjects Process Control. Walk through key installation requirements and configuration steps for your SAP BusinessObjects GRC solutions related to the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise server, and identify key configuration settings that need to be put into place…....

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Maximize the Accuracy of Your ATP Response Using Configurable Process Scheduling: Key Implementation Lessons

Learn key lessons in the implementation of Configurable Process Scheduling (CPS) in Global Available-to-Promise (GATP). Understand the details of condition master data and other configuration necessary to support CPS. Key Concept Transportation and shipment scheduling and is an integral part of the Available To Promise process. The most important elements of a sales order are…...

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Maximize the Accuracy of Your ATP Response Using Configurable Process Scheduling

Learn when and how to use Configurable Process Scheduling (CPS) in SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO) Global Available-to-Promise (Global ATP). Understand the master data needed to support CPS and help avoid common mistakes while setting up CPS. Key Concept Available-to-Promise (ATP) is an order management business process that attempts to commit to the…...

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Best Practices for Creating a Sound Strategy for Your SAP NetWeaver BW Accelerator Go-Live and Support

Find out how to approach the final phases of an SAP NetWeaver BW Accelerator implementation, including cutover, go-live, and support. In addition, learn some tasks that you can carry out after the accelerator go-live to get the most out of your investment. Key Concept Go-live is the most critical phase of your SAP NetWeaver BW…...

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