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Learn How to Update Tax Records in ESS Portal Address Service Using BSI Tax Locator

Learn how to automate the SAP employee self-services (ESS) portal to update tax records when employees update their home addresses in ESS. Here is a detailed technical solution designed to overcome the tax implications with tax records not maintained correctly with address changes when using a self-service system. Learn some great tips for automating this...

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Spotlight: Internal Audit and Risk Assessment Strategies

FinancialsAn SAP executive answers a few questions about internal auditing and risk assessment in today’s enterprise business environment. Key Concept Emerging risks, according to Institute of Internal Auditors President Richard Chambers, are “newly developing risks that cannot yet be fully assessed but that could, in the near future, affect the viability of our organizations’ strategies…...

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How to Avoid Common EDI Implementation Pitfalls

SCMA seasoned electronic data interchange (EDI) expert shares tips based on his experience with two implementations in two different industries. Key Concept Electronic data interchange (EDI) is a process for exchanging data in a mutually agreed upon format such EDIFACT, text, or HTML. Electronic Data Interchange For Administration, Commerce, and Transport (EDIFACT) is the international…...

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How to Configure and Manage Workflows in SuccessFactors Employee Central

SuccessFactors Employee Central provides a robust framework for working with workflows and managing them in an easy-to-use user interface (UI). Learn how workflows in SuccessFactors Employee Central work, how they are triggered by events, and how to configure and maintain them. Key Concept In the SuccessFactors Employee Central system, a workflow is a sequence of…...

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Use SAP ECC 6 to Fulfill Accounting Requirements for Assets Impairment

FinancialsLearn some configuration tips to help you overcome challenges in recoding the impairment loss on assets in an SAP system. Key Concept Asset impairment is a key requirement of various legal regulations to ensure that an organization’s financial statements show the realistic value of its assets. Proper accounting of asset impairment in the books is…...

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Data Protection Options for SAP Systems

SAP Professional JournalIn recent years there have been a lot of advancements in data protection technologies and tools. When you are designing a data protection solution for an SAP environment to support business continuity, it is important to understand these new technologies and tools as well as their integration points. Key Concept A data protection…...

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What's the Next Generation in SAP Application Development?

SAP Professional JournalUsing five scenarios, James Wood shows how new technologies in the SAP landscape may shape the way that applications are designed and developed in the months and years to come. In the past several years, there has been a huge shift in the SAP development landscape. While most of the SAP development community…...

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James Wood is the founder and principal consultant of Bowdark Consulting, Inc., an SAP NetWeaver consulting and training organization. With more than 10 years of experience as a software engineer, James specializes in custom development in the areas of ABAP Objects, Java/J2EE, SAP NetWeaver Process Integration, and SAP NetWeaver Portal. Before starting Bowdark Consulting, Inc. in 2006, James was an SAP NetWeaver consultant for SAP America, Inc., and IBM Corporation, where he was involved in multiple SAP implementations. He holds a master’s degree in software engineering from Texas Tech University. He is also the author of Object-Oriented Programming with ABAP Objects (SAP PRESS, 2009), ABAP Cookbook (SAP PRESS, 2010), and SAP NetWeaver Process Integration: A Developer’s Guide (Bowdark Press, 2011). James is also a contributor to Advancing Your ABAP Skills, an anthology that holds a collection of articles recently published in SAP Professional Journal and BI Expert.



Business Transaction Control Through Status Management

Learn how to use status management functionality to support business process requirements that are not supported by SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC). This approach can save time and money during the implementation, support, and upgrade phases of a project. Key Concept Status management controls the business transactions that can be performed (with or without…...

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Extend Supply Chain Visibility Using SAP Event Management

SCMSee how you can achieve end-to-end supply chain visibility with the SAP Event Management tool. It provides a framework for track and trace, which can be easily adapted to a wide range of visibility requirements. Key Concept SAP Event Management is a means to achieve end-to-end supply chain visibility for an organization. It also makes…...

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