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Manage Your Integration Test Using Test Plan Management

Manager/Project ManagementLearn how to use the SAP Solution Manager Test Plan Management functionality to run an integration test. Most SAP projects today have a complex system landscape of multiple applications. To run an integration or string test across these systems is very time consuming, but using Test Plan Management can make this process much more...

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Improve Your Authorization Concept by Deriving Roles in Enterprise Role Management

Enterprise Role Management (ERM) helps your role design process with a predefined, customizable design methodology that guides you through role definition, authorization maintenance, risk analysis, role approval, and role generation in your SAP back-end systems. During role maintenance, you can manage massive role derivation and adopt a mapping for speeding up this process. Key Concept…...

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How to Post to a Branch Customer Account from a Finance Posting

In a company with many branches, each branch does not pay for its goods – the payment comes from a central head office, potentially from a shared service center. Within sales and distribution (SD), you can mirror the company’s hierarchy via business functions. This enables a billing document to be sent to the payer, which…...

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SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation: Integrate Jobs into Your Existing Enterprise ETL Jobs

See how to set up controlled batch jobs for SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation with any corporate scheduling tool. This allows you to load end-to-end data from SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse to SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, and vice versa. Follow the steps for creating a batch file on the SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation…...

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Best Practices for Web Intelligence Combined with SAP NetWeaver BW

Take a look at a set of common best practices that you should follow when you integrate SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence with SAP NetWeaver BW. The best practices are grouped into the areas of universe, BW query, and report design. Key Concept SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence provides you with the opportunity to create and change…...

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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.



A Methodical Approach to Creating an Xcelsius Dashboard

Discover a systematic approach to dashboard development using Xcelsius. Realize typical challenges in dashboard user interface design and data modeling. Learn how to simplify the development cycle and reduce the time frame needed to generate dashboard applications. Key Concept Xcelsius has features and components for developing any variety of dashboards. However, developing dashboard functions by…...

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How to Combat Performance Bottlenecks in Structural Authorization Checks

Learn best practices to enhance and optimize the process of structural authorization checks, such as using evaluation paths, creating indexes, and buffering large numbers of structural authorization check objects in the SAP memory via standard SAP reports. Key Concept Structural authorization is an authorization concept used to restrict and control access to data stored 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.



Debug Business Processes Built with SAP NetWeaver BPM to Resolve Errors Fast

Developers are all used to finding bugs in common programming languages, but how does this work for graphical models? This article explains in detail how to solve your process issues by using the tools shipped with SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment. Key Concept SAP NetWeaver Business Process Management (SAP NetWeaver BPM), as part of SAP NetWeaver…...

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Define Secure Connections with the Destination Service in SAP NetWeaver AS Java

The modern component-based business applications comprise several components that often run on different machines. Establishing the identities of the communicating parties has become an important element in business operations. You need to protect your sensitive data against unauthorized access, which requires the establishment of secure communication channels. SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java provides the destination…...

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