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Integrate Custom Development with Standard BI Content to Reduce System Maintenance

Discover the necessary development activities that BI developers must carry out during the functional and technical design phases of a project life cycle. These tasks ensure that system redundancy is optimized to reduce system maintenance costs. In addition, the tasks enable you to maintain a single version of the truth for sharable master data. Key...

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Accelerate the Acceptance of a New SAP Payroll System

Learn how to complete acceptance testing for an SAP payroll system using an optimized approach that guarantees a thorough review before project acceptance. Learn to better define tasks, remove duplications, facilitate investigations of errors, and document the testing performed with a higher degree of efficiency. Key Concept One of the popular techniques applied for payroll…...

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Best Practice Design for HCM Personnel Structure and Employee Status Fields

Learn to use personnel structure status fields such as customer-specific status to appropriately capture employee status. Understand the options available for the classification of associates and avoid misusing the employee group and subgroup fields. Key Concept The personnel structure in an SAP system defines the organization from an employee’s point of view. It is designed…...

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Danielle Larocca
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Danielle Larocca is currently the Senior Vice President of Human Capital Management for EPI-USE Labs. Previously she was the Executive Vice President of Operations/Chief Knowledge Officer at a technology start-up. She has more than 20 years of strategic leadership experience in multi-national business, business process re-engineering, and project and people management. Danielle is an expert on SAP Human Resources (HR) and reporting and has authored four best-selling books on SAP. She is a regular speaker at numerous conferences around the world on topics such as HR, technology, change management, and leadership. She is an official SAP Mentor, a global designation assigned to less than 160 professionals worldwide, who serve as influential community participants in the SAP ecosystem. This group is nominated by the community and selected by the SAP Mentors’ Advisory Board to keep SAP relevant. Danielle also serves as an expert advisor for SAP Professional Journal.



Best Practices and Scenarios for Working with Overall Authorizations

Learn some best practices and scenarios for building a solid authorizations concept. See which combination of roles and structural authorizations is best for your company. Key Concept Overall authorizations are the combination of different types of roles and use of structural authorizations. For each specific need, a company needs to choose the implementation of roles…...

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10 Best Practices for Enforcing Data Security, Control, and Consistency in the Software Logistics Process

Learn important best practices, tips, and guidelines that are invaluable for ensuring that the process of making changes and transporting changed data in the SAP ABAP system is well secured against possible security threats and risks. Key Concept In an attempt to define, reengineer, and optimize business processes via customization, development, and corrective activities in…...

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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.



Prepare for an Audit of Your SAP Systems: What You Need to Ensure a Successful Result

Learn the fundamentals about auditors and the audit process. See the primary categories of an SAP audit, and tips on some of the more problematic areas within one of these categories — the general computer controls audit. Key Concept General computer controls (GCC) reflect a set of IT management, infrastructure, and process controls you should…...

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Speed Your Month-End Close with Automated Reserve Setup, Utilization Tracking, and Over/Underrun Calculation

Use results analysis to automatically calculate reserves for installation and warranty based on the costs planned for the relevant work breakdown structure elements. Key Concept Results analysis (RA) is a standard function in the cost object controlling module or SAP ERP Central Component. RA is used for many different objects, including internal orders, work breakdown…...

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Optimize Your Software Change Process with Quality Gates

ManagerLearn how to configure Quality Gate Management, which gives an integrated and consistent overview of all changes implemented in an SAP solution for all operational units in a company. Learn the basics of Quality Gate Management and its configuration steps as well as the corresponding Change Management Work Center interface features. Key Concept A quality…...

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Launch Thick Client Applications from a CRM WebClient UI Business Role

See how you can enhance your CRM WebClient UI business roles to launch thick client applications installed in a user’s desktop from the business role navigation bar. With this enhancement, you can make your SAP CRM business role the central homepage from which users can launch applications without extensive knowledge of the technology platform behind…...

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