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How to Build an Analytical Dashboard with SAP Lumira Based on SAP CATS Data

Walk through a number of practical steps for setting up a simple analytical dashboard with SAP Lumira. Learn how to complete visualizations in SAP Lumira for a number of real Cross-Application Time Sheet (CATS) key performance indicators (KPIs). Analyzing proper business performance indicators on an analytical dashboard helps you make appropriate business decisions faster. The...

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How to Use Formula Mode for Complex Analysis

Learn how to use an often-overlooked feature of the Excel-based reporting toolbox: formula mode. Learn why formula mode makes SAP BW’s BEx Analyzer and BusinessObjects Analysis the preferred tools for heavy analysis users. Key Concept Formula mode, a feature in BW’s BEx Analyzer and BusinessObjects Analysis for Excel, takes an SAP BW data stream and…...

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Ned Falk
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Ned Falk is a senior education consultant at SAP. In prior positions, he implemented many ERP solutions, including SAP R/3. While at SAP, he initially focused on logistics. Now he focuses on SAP HANA, SAP BW (formerly SAP NetWeaver BW), SAP CRM, and the integration of SAP BW and SAP BusinessObjects tools. You can meet him in person when he teaches SAP HANA, SAP BW, or SAP CRM classes from the Atlanta SAP office, or in a virtual training class over the web. If you need an SAP education plan for SAP HANA, SAP BW, BusinessObjects, or SAP CRM, you may contact Ned via email.



Advanced Intercompany Elimination Using BPC

Discover how to implement an advanced solution of intercompany elimination using SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) business rule-based automatic adjustment functionality. Find out how this solution stacks up against other BPC elimination methods, such as US elimination and standard business rule-based elimination. Key Concept Intercompany elimination is the process for eliminating transactions resulting from…...

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Effective Management of Project-Based Procurement Using ProMan

Learn about the key elements of the Project-Oriented Procurement (ProMan) application component available in Project System. Discover how it can help you manage project-based procurement in a single, centralized area rather than having to complete multiple transactions in an SAP ERP system. Key Concept Project System is an SAP ERP module that helps manage the…...

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Technical Insights from PwC on Security Roles

Q&A with Peter Hobson, Director, PwC

In this recurring insiderPROFILES column, specialists at PwC explore the ways in which companies are driving business innovation by leveraging new technology, with a spotlight on finance, data management, and security. Here, PwC’s Peter Hobson provides technical advice on strategies and approaches for SAP security role design and governance, risk, and compliance implementations.

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How Rich Products Delivers to Customers Faster

Improving Product Development Processes with a Speed-to-Market Initiative and SAP PLM

This article outlines how Rich Products is creating new business opportunities and enhancing its customer interaction experience by redesigning its product development processes. It examines the company’s overall strategy for the redesign, including its proof-of-concept planning, the benefits it aims to achieve, and the efforts involved in securing end-user engagement and acceptance.

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How to Enhance Task Information in the SAP Financial Closing Cockpit in ECC 6.0

Learn how to enhance SAP Financial Closing Cockpit task information to leverage and strengthen this tool to store additional information. If this information is captured in manual applications, such as Excel, or left to user memory or understanding, your period-end closing could be disrupted by errors. Key Concept The SAP Financial Closing Cockpit is a…...

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Best Practices for Developing the SAP UI5 Control Enhancement Framework

Learn from Sandesh Darne how to quickly and efficiently create new SAP UI5 controls or enhance existing controls to improve users’ web or mobile experience. Key Concept The SAP UI5 technology framework comes with a set of visual and non-visual user interface (UI) controls to develop web or mobile enterprise applications. It offers an enhancement…...

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Enhance the Compliance Process and Regulatory Reporting in Your Organization with Disclosure Survey

Kehinde Eseyin shows how implementing SAP Process Control 10.1’s disclosure survey in your business environment enhances transparency, documentation, and adherence to disclosure requirements. Key Concept Disclosure survey is a new type of survey in SAP Process Control 10.1 that is used to perform assessments at different entity levels – organization, control, and subprocess. The need…...

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Kehinde Eseyin
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Kehinde Eseyin is a security architect. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He has about 12 years of IT security, governance framework, IS risk, and compliance experience gained by working in numerous global organizations. Over the years, he has demonstrated competencies in security design, information assurance, cyber security, data privacy, threat and vulnerability management, penetration testing, business architecture, project management, IT audit, IS controls framework, and identity and access management.