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Use Your SAP NetWeaver Portal Safely on the Internet

Learn how to configure SAP NetWeaver Portal so that you can safely access it over the Internet. By carefully designing the system and considering any effects on it, you can achieve a safe and secure system that allows more simple and efficient access to data and information. Key Concept An Internet-facing portal is an SAP...

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Monitor the Quality of Goods Your Vendor Obtains from Its Suppliers with This QM Enhancement

Discover how to enhance the Quality Management module so that it can handle the quality management of vendors based on the quality of the vendor’s manufacturers and suppliers. This check occurs when you create and update the purchase order. Learn about creating the ABAP Workbench objects in the system to activate this solution. Key Concept…...

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Improve Your Planning and Execution Process for a Successful SAP Go-Live

ManagementLearn about the Technical Implementation Gantt (TIG) methodology for improved planning and execution of your cutover. Understand the approach to build and review the TIG, its execution, and the benefits of using it. Also understand some of the pitfalls that you can avoid and best practices you can put to use for a successful go-live…....

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Set Up a Test Automation Framework with SAP Solution Manager 7.1

ManagerLearn how to set up a test automation framework in SAP Solution Manager 7.1 and integrate a third-party test tool, such as HP QuickTest Professional. After that, see how to prepare a managed system for test automation. Key Concept The test automation framework allows you to create and execute automated test cases with third-party tools…...

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Compare InfoProviders Between Systems with Custom Configuration

Compare InfoProviders between two systems using a custom export program, InfoProvider Remote Comparison program, and Remote Function Call connections. Acquire the needed code, configure your system, and learn how to use this program. Key Concept The InfoProvider Remote Comparison program evaluates InfoProvider changes between systems (e.g., from a development system to a quality assurance system)…....

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An Overview of SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, Version for NetWeaver 10.0

Are you planning to implement SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 10.0 (BPC 10.0), version for NetWeaver? If you are, you’re likely to have several questions. Learn about the updates in the functionality available in BPC 10.0. Key Concept SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 10.0 includes several new features and functions. Among the new functionality are…...

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MEET THE EXPERTS

Dr. Marco Sisfontes-Monge Managing Partner, Arellius Enterprises
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Dr. Marco Sisfontes-Monge is a managing partner of Arellius Enterprises. For more than 15 years he has supported SAP implementers, direct clients, and other customers in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia, and Africa in the industries of automotive, insurance, pharmaceutical and healthcare, logistics, software, utilities, chemical, oil and gas, exploration and natural resources, discrete and process manufacturing, retail, and financial services. His background includes project management and performance measurement, product- and activity-based costing, design optimization, discrete and process simulation, system dynamics, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and advanced statistical methods. He also has finance specializations from the London Business School and Saïd Business School from University of Oxford in England. You may contact him via email at msisfontes@arelliusenterprises.com.



An Introduction to SAP Master Data Governance

Discover the conceptual architecture of SAP Master Data Governance (MDG) and its capabilities. Learn from a comparison of MDG and SAP NetWeaver Master Data Management (MDM) and then step through a use case scenario of maintained master data with MDG. Key Concept SAP Master Data Governance provides a strong master data governance capability for finance,…...

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Roll In Compare and Adjust 7.1 Enhancements to Your Global Template

ManagerSAP Solution Manager 7.1 represents one of the biggest upgrades to Solution Manager since its inception. With it came many new features, not the least of which are those that help you monitor and take advantage of changes in your projects and solutions throughout the life of your SAP solution. Explore the new features for…...

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Recurring Inspection Saves Time and Cost in Procurement and Production Processes

Recurring inspection (also called repeat inspection) at regular intervals allows business users to take advantage of standard SAP functionality to automatically create inspection lots when the expiry dates of batch-managed goods approach. The shelf life-related details of materials are managed in individual batches. These inspection lots can then go through quality control checks of results…...

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Jawad Akhtar
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Jawad Akhtar earned his chemical engineering degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology. He has 17 years of professional experience, of which nine years are in SAP. He has completed eight end-to-end SAP project implementation lifecycles in the areas of PP, QM, MM, PM, and DMS in the steel, automobile, chemical, fertilizer, FMCG, and building products industries. He also has worked as an SAP integration manager and an SAP project manager. He has been proactively involved in a business development and solution architect role for seven years. He is the author of Production Planning and Control with SAP ERP, it's filled with in-depth infomation on discrete, process, and repetitive manufacturing types. His profile on LinkedIn is at https://pk.linkedin.com/in/jawadakhtar. You may follow Jawad on Twitter @jawadahl. Currently, he is associated with AbacusConsulting as Head of SAP Delivery.