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Integrating SuccessFactors Employee Central with SAP ERP HCM Master Data

Learn how to integrate SuccessFactors Employee Central with your SAP ERP HCM system. After the successful integration, Employee Central becomes the system of record for master data and any changes to master data in Employee Central can be copied to the SAP ERP HCM system using iFlows. Key Concept For integration between the SuccessFactors and...

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How to Include Dispute Management Fields in a Customer Line-Item Display Report

Walk through the necessary steps to enhance a customer line-item display report with the fields pertaining to dispute management. An SAP standard transaction code FBL5N layout does not have dispute management fields as dispute management is optional to implement. Key Concept Transaction code FBL5N displays the line items posted to the customer accounts. Based on…...

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A Step-by-Step Guide for Using Promotion Management in BusinessObjects 4.1

Learn how to use the BusinessObjects 4.1 Promotion Management application to migrate content from environment to environment. This easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide provides descriptions and illustrates every phase of the content-migration process. Key Concept The Promotion Management application is a useful tool included in the BusinessObjects 4.1 suite that allows content (e.g., users, groups, folders, reports,…...

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Use Incompletion Statuses to Improve Financial Performance and Reporting

Learn how groups of incompletion statuses can be leveraged into your business processes to improve financial performance and reporting. Key Concept Incompletion statuses in sales and distribution (SD) are flexible in that they permit you to validate that all data elements are populated in a document before the document is considered complete. The grouping of…...

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Leveraging Standard Schema Rules to Build Complex Overtime Logic in SAP ERP HCM Time Management

Learn how to use the standard logic delivered by SAP within Time Management to build complex overtime rules and generate overtime and double-time wage types. Minimize custom rules by using the standard logic delivered by SAP and copying them to your own rules to build automatically-generated overtime wage types based on your requirements. Key Concept…...

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SAP HANA Performance Monitoring Using Design Studio

Learn the details around the process of developing and implementing SAP HANA performance monitoring using an application built by BusinessObjects Design Studio. Active performance monitoring is a vital measure for maintaining the stability of an SAP HANA system, and Design Studio offers the ideal capabilities to track the most important SAP HANA performance indicators. Key…...

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Outsourcing Operations? How to Design an Undisrupted Supply Plan in SAP APO

See how a manufacturing company created a new third-party logistics (3PL) code to represent a third-party logistics service provider. By incorporating 3PL into supply chain planning, the manufacturing company could plan against changing demand and supply position at 3PL and replenish the 3PL site to achieve the desired customer service level. Key Concept A purchase…...

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Leveraging SAP HANA to Enhance SAP Business Planning and Consolidation’s Capabilities

SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) 10.1, along with its host environments (SAP Business Warehouse [SAP BW] and SAP HANA) provide abundant design choices to meet today’s business planning needs. See a comparison between the various models available in BPC to facilitate appropriate model selection based on business priorities. The potential to enhance BPC capabilities…...

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Develop Geospatial Maps and Infographics on SAP Lumira

SAP Lumira allows you to directly connect to SAP HANA analytic models to create geospatial maps and infographics. Learn the steps required to make use of this new feature with the help of an example scenario. Key Concept SAP Lumira empowers business users to create and visualize their data in infographics and reports, reducing their…...

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Akash Kumar Manager, EY
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Akash Kumar is an author, speaker, and techie for emerging and disruptive technology topics with a focus on Intelligent Enterprise. He is currently working as Manager with EY and has more than 11 years of experience in innovation, presales, project management, product development, capability development, and SAP implementation and support. He has supported multiple customers as architect in digital transformation by migrating from old to new technology such as SAP S/4HANA, SAP Cloud Platform, and SAP Analytics, implementing new business model on AI/ML, IOT, Blockchain, etc., and even business process simplification and automation by implementing RPA, Celonis, etc. He is the author of PlanViz: Improving SAP HANA Performance (SAP Press) and Building and Extending SAP HANA Live Views (SAP PRESS). He has a bachelor's degree in computer science and holds numerous certifications, including Scrum Master, Agile, SAP HANA, SAP Cloud Platform, SAP Activate, and SAP S/4HANA.