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Technical Audit Scoping of an SAP HANA System: The Comprehensive Audit Questionnaire

Review a series of 30 questions to use as a checklist to form the basis for identifying relevant areas of audit concerns for an SAP HANA review. This questionnaire is not exhaustive and is only designed to be used as a starting point to evaluate the audit requirements in a specific SAP HANA landscape. Key...

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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.



Use SAP Enhancement FEB00001 to Increase Automatic Match Rates

Learn how to overcome certain SAP electronic bank statement (EBS) challenges using enhancement FEB00001. Discover some common EBS limitations and solutions using this enhancement. If implemented properly, FEB00001 can significantly increase automatic match rates. Key Concept FEB00001 is a standard SAP enhancement that can be used to overcome specific limitations in electronic bank statement (EBS)…...

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How to Create Outgoing Quality Certificates

The option to print the results of a quality inspection of a material optimizes the business processes of a company by integrating supply chain activities. Learn how to set up the quality management (QM) master data needed to create an outgoing quality certificate. Key Concept An outgoing quality certificate is a company’s official document to…...

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Jawad Akhtar
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Jawad Akhtar earned his chemical engineering degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology. He has 17 years of professional experience, of which nine years are in SAP. He has completed eight end-to-end SAP project implementation lifecycles in the areas of PP, QM, MM, PM, and DMS in the steel, automobile, chemical, fertilizer, FMCG, and building products industries. He also has worked as an SAP integration manager and an SAP project manager. He has been proactively involved in a business development and solution architect role for seven years. He is the author of Production Planning and Control with SAP ERP, it's filled with in-depth infomation on discrete, process, and repetitive manufacturing types. His profile on LinkedIn is at https://pk.linkedin.com/in/jawadakhtar. You may follow Jawad on Twitter @jawadahl. Currently, he is associated with AbacusConsulting as Head of SAP Delivery.



Yes, You Can Use Top-Down Distribution with Account-Based CO-PA

Discover how to use the top-down distribution functionality in account-based profitability analysis (CO-PA) so that you can review reports on a more granular level — for example by customer, product, sales region, and so on. This is particularly useful where the original posting cannot be made at that level of detail. With this functionality, you…...

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Paul Ovigele
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Paul Ovigele is the founder of ERPfixers, an online micro-consulting platform (https://www.erpfixers.com). He has worked as an ERP financials consultant since 1997 in both North America and Europe, specializing in implementing the FI and CO modules along with their integrated areas for companies in industries such as consumer goods, chemicals, logistics, pharmaceuticals, apparel and entertainment. Paul has delivered numerous training sessions to finance professionals at both the functional and managerial levels, and he has presented at various SAP financials conferences around the world.



Configure a Custom Identity Provider with SAP HANA Cloud Platform

See how to configure SAP HANA Cloud Platform to switch from the standard identity provider (IDP) or SAP ID Service to instead authenticate users using your own custom identity provider. Learn how to configure a local IDP that you can create on the fly within Eclipse. You can create temporary users within Eclipse so that…...

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The SAP BW HANA Analysis Process: Improve Data-Mining with the New Features of SAP BW 7.4

Learn the technical underpinnings and practical steps needed to use the new SAP BW 7.4 HANA Analysis Process. This new tool improves on and complements the existing Analysis Process Designer (APD) as a way to execute data-mining algorithms and stored procedures using the power of SAP HANA via an SAP BW interface. Key Concept The…...

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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.



Workforce Planning 101: Tips for Starting Your Workforce Planning Journey

Learn how to take the (sometimes daunting) plunge into implementing strategic workforce planning. Learn more about the details and where to begin the process. Gain tips and guidance on starting the journey and moving up the maturity curve in building a repeatable, sustainable, and strategic process. Key Concept Workforce planning is the process that guides…...

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Improve Visibility of Critical Components Planning with SAP Integrated Business Planning for Sales and Operations

Learn how to meet the challenges of visibility and planning of critical components by leveraging SAP Integrated Business Planning for sales and operations. Key Concept SAP Integrated Business Planning for sales and operations is a solution powered by SAP HANA that supports an organization’s end-to-end sales and operations planning business process. In SAP Integrated Business…...

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Configuring CMC Delegated Administration for Groups in BusinessObjects Enterprise 4.1

Learn how to configure and set up delegated administration in BusinessObjects Enterprise 4.1 for groups, and limit the availability of users and groups within the Central Management Console (CMC) to a specific sub-administrator group. Key Concept Once the delegated administration functionality is set up in the Central Management Console (CMC) of BusinessObjects, you can give…...

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