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Free Service from SAP Helps You Assess Enhancement Packages

ManagementDetermining which functionality to implement or activate from an SAP enhancement package poses a significant challenge. To simplify this process, SAP now offers a free service called Business Function Prediction, which uses real data from your system to recommend functionality specifically for your needs. Learn how the service works and how SAP plans to enhance...

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Virtualization and SAP: What You Should Know Before Your Upgrade

ManagementVirtualization is no longer a new concept for most SAP companies, yet many are just getting on the bandwagon. SAP upgrade expert Lon Blake explains several virtualization options SAP project teams should consider, and how they can get the most out of the SAP Adaptive Computing Controller — SAP’s customized approach to virtualization. As SAP…...

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Key Parameters Help Optimize SAP Extended Memory on AIX 64-Bit Kernel

Properly managing your system memory can lead to improved performance and lower operating costs. Find out how SAP Extended Memory helps you achieve these goals and discover the main parameter settings to help solve common memory challenges. Key Concept Disclaiming means releasing the memory that is allocated to the SAP application or user back to…...

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8 Tips for Building Efficient BEx Queries for SAP BusinessObjects

After the acquisition of Business Objects, SAP has increased the integration between SAP NetWeaver BW and SAP BusinessObjects very quickly. However, some challenges with regard to performance still remain. Find out how you can improve the usability of BEx queries with SAP BusinessObjects to increase report performance. Key Concept To analyze a dataset in SAP…...

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Manage and Improve Your Sustainability Performance Efficiently

SAP BusinessObjects Sustainability Performance Management helps organizations track and communicate sustainability performance, set goals and objectives, and monitor activities – all while helping to reduce the time and cost spent collecting data and compiling disclosures. Learn more about the business case for this application and how it works on a high level. Understand SAP’s two-fold…...

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Discover New Options for Simplified Reporting in SAP Enhancement Packages 3 and 4 for SAP ERP 6.0

If you have been looking at the latest business functions in SAP ERP, you may have come across the term simplified reporting, but have little idea what the new business function offers. Simplified reporting represents an easy way to modernize the reporting experience for your users in all areas of core SAP ERP Financials using…...

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Janet Salmon joined SAP in 1992. After six months of training on R/2, she began work as a translator, becoming a technical writer for the Product Costing area in 1993. As English speakers with a grasp of German costing methodologies were rare in the early 1990s, she began to hold classes and became a product manager for the Product Costing area in 1996, helping numerous international organizations set up Product Costing. More recently, she has worked on CO content for SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse, Financial Analytics, and role-based portals. She is currently chief product owner for management accounting. She lives in Speyer, Germany, with her husband and two children.



How to Use Time Constraint Classes for Time Infotypes to Control Collisions

Learn how to run your payroll process more smoothly and avoid time collisions and errors in payment by using time constraint classes assigned to the time infotypes. Key Concept Time constraints are assigned to infotypes and are used to control how the time entries in infotypes react to the other time entries with the same…...

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Get Started with Cloud Computing and SAP Today

Thinking about cloud computing? Not sure how to get started? Discover the different types of cloud computing models with a focus on Infrastructure as a Service. Included are immediate SAP use cases for applying cloud technology, SAP-specific challenges and support considerations, and guidelines for building your own hybrid cloud. Key Concept Infrastructure as a Service…...

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Combat Excess Growth in SAP Systems: A Guide to the Custom Development Management Cockpit

ManagerThe Custom Development Management Cockpit (CDMC) helps clean up the system by identifying coding that is no longer in use. Armed with this information, you can apply only necessary changes to the system during processes such as an upgrade. Key Concept Frequent SAP ABAP custom developments, enhancements, and even modifications are normal at companies today…....

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