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Review Quiz: Depreciation Areas in Asset Accounting with the Retrofit Process

FinancialsReview 13 questions and answers on maintaining depreciation areas in asset accounting (FI-AA) with the retrofit process. This primer will help you review the key points related to this process. Key Concept In SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC) 6.0 Asset Accounting (FI-AA) can be adopted by default with no restriction on the kind of...

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Give Dashboard Users the Ability to Export Data to Excel at Run Time

Learn how to leverage SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise, together with OpenDocument, to export the data points in SAP Dashboards to Excel at run time, thus improving stakeholder access to data and maximizing the organization’s investment in SAP BusinessObjects tool suite. Key Concept SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise is the long-term successor to Crystal Reports…...

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How to Configure Your SAP ERP HCM System with Employee Health Information

Learn a simple and straightforward approach for configuring employee health information in your SAP ERP HCM system for enhanced HR information and analytics, without any limitations. Key Concept In the late 1980s, organizations began seeing oversight of environmental protection and occupational health and safety issues as a key aspect of their social responsibility, with many…...

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The Real Truth About Universe Row and Time Restrictions

Many users of SAP applications are confident in their understanding of how row or time restrictions can be applied in a BusinessObjects universe. However, this common understanding strays from the reality of how these controls actually work. Knowing how these limits function can make a huge difference in how they are used and set in…...

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Avoid Manual Effort by Implementing an Alphanumeric Generator in ABAP

ITAlphanumeric numbers can be saved in a database at the successful completion of an SAP transaction. Later, you can use the same number to identify a unique record. A use case shows how to generate alphanumeric numbers using an ABAP function module, thus saving manual work and reducing errors. Key Concept Alphanumeric refers to combinations…...

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A Step-by-Step Guide to System Refresh on the Quality Assurance Server

ITUse this simple procedure for your system refresh and you can get and test the latest scenarios, materials, views, and sales area data on a quality assurance server (QAS) instead of the production server. Aside from regulatory compliance, there are many benefits to carrying out regular SAP system refreshes. The main benefit of replicating live…...

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Enable Your Users to Approve or Reject Purchasing Documents from Mobile Devices

ITSee how to set up communication between Internet Information Services (IIS) and your SAP system using a Remote Function Call (RFC) to enable your users to approve or reject documents remotely. Key Concept The Component Object Model (COM) is an architecture and infrastructure for building extensible component-based software. Remote Function Call (RFC) is the standard…...

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Efficiently Manage Incoming Quality Certificates in the Procurement Process

Discover how you can easily configure an incoming quality certificate in the quality management (QM) module and implement it with the requisite and varied levels of controls. Learn how to set up automatic reminders for goods delivered by vendors without the accompanying quality certificates and escalate them for timely action. Key Concept The procurement process…...

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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.



Implement Better Controls Over Your Master Data with ECM

See how to configure Engineering Change Management (ECM) to exert greater controls, checks, and balances on your master data creation process. Key Concept Engineering Change Management (ECM) is a tool that companies can use to gain better visibility, as well as to provide checks and balances, over the master data creation process. ECM does that…...

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MEET THE EXPERTS

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.