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What’s New in Charge Management in SAP TM 9.0 and 9.1 for Air, Ocean, and Rail

Learn how to set up the charge management process in SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) applicable for both shipper and logistic service provider (LSP) scenarios. Compare functionalities available in SAP TM 9.0 and 9.1. Key Concept The transportation charge management component is the most robust and flexible engine used in the SAP Transportation Management (SAP...

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What’s New in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.5 to Enhance Performance (Part 1)

With the release of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.5, some important enhancements to components, performance, and functionality have been made in several areas. Review the most important updates of the release 1.5 for SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and learn the steps for how to make the best use of these new dashboarding functionalities. Key Concept…...

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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.



Key Steps for Integrating Employee Central and SAP ERP HCM with Boomi Middleware

Learn the different steps involved in setting up integration between SuccessFactors Employee Central and an SAP ERP HCM on-premise payroll system, before you start the replication process, using Boomi middleware. Key Concept Boomi middleware, introduced in 2000 and acquired by Dell in 2010, is a cloud-based integration solution. SAP delivers preconfigured integration packages for Dell…...

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Exploit ERS Functionalities to Streamline Your Three-Way Match Processes

Learn about the processes involved in evaluated receipt settlement (ERS) in Purchasing and get details about the main customizing settings to be done in the system. Key Concept Evaluated receipt settlement (ERS) is a procedure for settling goods receipts automatically. When you use ERS, you agree with the vendor that the latter will not submit…...

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Adapt Shipments to Production Variance with Dynamic Transport Load Building

Learn how a transportation planner at a production facility can leverage a custom tool in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) to be able to accurately match up shipments that are planned for arrival from out of the facility with the actual production output. Key Concept Stock transport orders (STOs) represent the shipments planned…...

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How to Use Transfer Prices for Intercompany Inventory Transfers with Standard Functionality

Learn how to design a standard SAP solution to meet the business requirement to implement transfer prices or arm’s-length prices between intercompany, parent, or subsidiary inventory transfers. The main business reason for using transfer prices is to ensure that an organization having multiple affiliate companies is not manipulating income taxes by setting up prices over…...

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Solution Manager Document Status Schema Tutorial

Using these steps, you can create a sample status schema for your Solution Manager documents. Key Concept Status values on documents help you monitor and manage work in progress for documentation development and review. The status schemas control what values can be assigned by document type. They also help to drive process adherence as the…...

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How to Extend the G/L Code Block in the Reporting Framework for a Live Organization

Learn the special steps involved for implementing general ledger (G/L) code block enhancement in a live organization that uses transactional data. Key Concept According to Rohana Gunawardena’s article “Expand Your Reporting Options with an Extended G/L Code Block,” the “code block comprises all the fields that can be used to identify or categorize a general…...

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Use and Explore a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet File Directly in SAP BusinessObjects Explorer 4.1

Learn how to use a feature of SAP BusinessObjects Explorer 4.1 by following step-by-step instructions for uploading a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet file into SAP BusinessObjects Explorer and then exploring the data included in the file. Discover how to make data residing within an Excel file available so that it can be explored with the creation…...

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