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Accelerating Information Steward Adoption Through Data Profiling

Receive hands-on guidance for building a simple prototype for data profiling using SAP’s Data Insight application. The technical and operational framework established during this prototype, combined with the familiarity gained with the application, helps organizations use Information Steward as part of their operational data quality and management procedures. Key Concept Information Steward is a key...

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Use Depreciation Below Zero Net Book Value for Better Product Costing

Many organizations face scenarios in which they have some assets used even after the net book value (NBV) reaches zero. Once the NBV reaches zero, no more booking happens in accounting for legal reporting. However, from a management point of view, the depreciation needs to be accounted into cost estimation even if the NBV is…...

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Populate the Profit Center Using a BAdI for Tax Lines

Learn how to use a Business Add-In (BAdI) to populate the profit center for the tax lines when you use BAPI_ACC_DOCUMENT_POST to post a document. Follow step-by-step instructions to use the BAPI and BAdI with the sample code. In this way, you can extend the BAPI functionality and easily populate the profit center by yourself…....

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Set Up Inventory Valuation to Help Prepare Financial Statements in Compliance with Accounting Standards

Learn how to implement the material inventory valuation process to meet the requirements of different accounting principles, including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Implementing this process enables you to automate the process of inventory valuation based on commonly used valuation methods. Key Concept Some of the most commonly…...

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How to Configure an Exchange Rate Worklist for a Specific Currency

Walk through the necessary steps to define a worklist and assign it to an exchange rate for a specified currency. This process helps restrict access to only exchange rates of the specific currencies for which users are responsible. Key Concept A worklist of exchange rates helps to restrict the user access to the exchange rates…...

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Use a Custom Adapter Module to Integrate SAP PI with the JSON Format

At the moment, SAP Process Integration (SAP PI) does not support direct integration with the JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) format. Aaron Long shows how to develop a custom adapter module processor in Java to convert data between JSON and the XML format. Key Concept JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) is a lightweight data-interchange format. It is…...

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Get the Most Out of the New SAP GUI 7.30 Features: A Guide for SAP ERP HCM Users

With the release of SAP GUI 7.30 comes the addition of many new, helpful features. They include the ability to define local tab order, to write system-specific comments on the logon pad, and to create client-specific color settings. Rehan Zaidi discusses these new features in detail and shows you how to get the most from…...

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Accurate Order Promising through Global ATP in a Consolidation Environment

Learn how to implement rules-based available-to-promise (ATP) in a consolidation scenario including the use of multi-level ATP. Key Concept Fixed pegging is the process of establishing the relationship of a receipt document to the requirement document it fulfills. This linkage is not broken when receipts or requirements are rescheduled in time or through a planning…...

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Assess Your Transport Management Requirements

Ivan Mans discusses some transport functionalities of the SAP Transport Management System and transport management solutions offered by third-party software developers. Key Concept Transporting configuration and development changes through an ERP landscape is done almost daily via the enhanced SAP Change and Transport System (CTS). Part of CTS is SAP’s Transport Management System (TMS), the…...

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