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An Introduction to Position Management in SuccessFactors Employee Central

Learn the salient features of Position Management in SuccessFactors Employee Central and why it is important. Explore various use cases that make it a critical piece to establish an effective core HRIS. Employee Central Position Management helps create jobs and positions that help businesses better define their business needs. Learn how the Position Management feature...

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Repetitive Cost Accounting in a Production and Process Order Environment

Learn how to configure and use product cost collectors (repetitive) to capture and control production and process order costs. Key Concept A hybrid order type for production moves the cost object from the production or process order to a product cost collector. This enables the use of orders for control of production and the aggregate…...

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Calculate Number of Work Days in SAP HANA Studio

A common requirement for any project management reporting is to calculate the number of business days between two dates, excluding holidays, which have already been used on the project. These dates can be planned start and end dates, actual start and end dates, or baseline start and end dates for a project, phase, or task…...

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Supply Chain Visibility Using SAP Transportation Management and SAP Event Management

Learn how to achieve end-to-end transportation visibility using SAP’s supply chain execution platform. Key Concept SAP’s transportation visibility process is enabled by SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) and SAP Event Management. SAP TM acts as a transaction data system providing business documents for execution, whereas SAP Event Management provides a transportation monitoring framework for these…...

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Leveraging the SuccessFactors Compensation Module to Automate the Progression Process for Hourly Employees

Learn how to configure the SuccessFactors Compensation module to use it for a quarterly, monthly, or weekly progression process for hourly employees. Learn how to configure the standard SuccessFactors Compensation application (i.e., for the merit-pay process) to use it for the progression process of hourly employees. Gain instruction for designing compensation worksheets with formulas and…...

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How to Use the Bookmarking and Personalization Features of SAP Design Studio

SAP Design Studio 1.3 provides the ability to bookmark and personalize dashboards. The designer of the dashboard can integrate these additional functionalities into the design and give them to the consumers of the dashboard, providing them with a personalized viewing experience. Key Concept SAP Design Studio 1.3 gives designers the option to integrate the bookmarking…...

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Ingo Hilgefort
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Ingo Hilgefort started his career in 1999 with Seagate Software/Crystal Decisions as a trainer and consultant. He moved to Walldorf for Crystal Decisions at the end of 2000, and worked with the SAP NetWeaver BW development team integrating Crystal Reports with SAP NetWeaver BW. He then relocated to Vancouver in 2004, and worked as a product manager/program manager (in engineering) on the integration of BusinessObjects products with SAP products. Ingo's focus is now on the integration of the SAP BusinessObjects BI suite with  SAP landscapes, such as SAP BW and SAP BW on SAP HANA, focusing on end-to-end integration scenarios. In addition to his experience as a product manager and in his engineering roles, Ingo has been involved in architecting and delivering deployments of SAP BusinessObjects software in combination with SAP software for a number of global customers, and has been recognized by the SAP Community as an SAP Mentor for SAP BusinessObjects- and SAP integration-related topics. Currently, Ingo is the Vice President of Product Management and Product Strategy at Visual BI Solutions, working on extensions to SAP’s product offering such as SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and SAP Lumira. You may follow him on Twitter at @ihilgefort.



Learn How to Work With SAP HANA Cloud Portal Themes

Ameya Pimpalgaonkar shows how SAP HANA Cloud Portal themes differ from traditional portal themes. HANA Cloud Portal themes are delivered as a Leaner Cascading Style Sheet (LESS) file. Key Concept Leaner Cascading Style Sheets (LESS) is a programmable stylesheet language that extends Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). It extends CSS by combining programming concepts of variables,…...

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Use Global ATP to Trigger Time-Based Location Substitution in a Consolidation Environment

Learn how to implement time-based location substitution using rules-based Available-to-Promise (ATP) in a consolidation scenario. An example from the chemical industry demonstrates how to set this up. Key Concept Inclusive rule strategies are used to determine the domain of products and the location substitutions that are possible based on the rules defined within the inclusive…...

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Making Sense of the Changing SAP ERP HCM and SuccessFactors Landscapes

Get up to speed on the history, new terminology, and future designs of SAP ERP HCM and SuccessFactors to understand where you fit in and to help you plan your future. Key Concept The term full cloud refers to SuccessFactors cloud HR offerings, Employee Central and any of its Talent modules (Recruitment, Performance Management, Learning,…...

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Danielle Larocca
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Danielle Larocca is currently the Senior Vice President of Human Capital Management for EPI-USE Labs. Previously she was the Executive Vice President of Operations/Chief Knowledge Officer at a technology start-up. She has more than 20 years of strategic leadership experience in multi-national business, business process re-engineering, and project and people management. Danielle is an expert on SAP Human Resources (HR) and reporting and has authored four best-selling books on SAP. She is a regular speaker at numerous conferences around the world on topics such as HR, technology, change management, and leadership. She is an official SAP Mentor, a global designation assigned to less than 160 professionals worldwide, who serve as influential community participants in the SAP ecosystem. This group is nominated by the community and selected by the SAP Mentors’ Advisory Board to keep SAP relevant. Danielle also serves as an expert advisor for SAP Professional Journal.