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How to Use SAP Access Control to Provision Dynamic Analysis Authorization Values in SAP BW

Learn the various options available to customize SAP Access Control to provide automated provisioning of dynamic analysis authorization values in SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) systems. The options include an additional screen in the request form that allows you to select the values in real time from the back-end SAP BW system. Key Concept SAP...

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Streamline Master Data Maintenance in Demand Planning

Learn the process flow of realigning data and copying characteristic value combinations (CVC) in SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) Demand Planning (DP). Follow a step-by-step procedure to understand the prerequisites, importance, configuration, and execution of the CVC maintenance process and interpretation of results. Key Concept Demand Planning (DP) in SAP Advanced Planning and…...

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SAP Payroll: Reconciling Third-Party Remittance Functionality at an EE Level

Learn how to use standard SAP Payroll functionality to drill down into third-party remittance documents and see employee-level (EE) detail. By default, the system does not show you the level of detail at an employee level. For many companies this makes it hard to really understand and tie the numbers together, and understand exactly from…...

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Planning for Shelf Life in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry Using SAP APO

Learn key design challenges in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry for shelf life planning using SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO). Key Concept Shelf life restrictions directly influence inventory levels, obsolescence costs, and stock-out costs, so there could be a competitive advantage for companies in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries that provide…...

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A Comprehensive Guide for Using SAP Lumira Server with the SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform

Gain an overview of the technical prerequisites for installing the SAP Lumira, server for Business Intelligence (BI) platform, add-on. Learn about workflows and the functionality that is now available to your users with SAP Lumira, server for BI platform, and the steps for using these new capabilities. Key Concept SAP Lumira has mainly been seen…...

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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.



Detect and Prevent Malicious Business Transactions with SAP Fraud Management

Learn how to configure SAP Fraud Management for easy detection, investigation, and prevention of fraudulent activities within your enterprise system using standard business contents. Key Concept The Serious Fraud Office (SFO), which is a department in the office of the US Attorney General, defines fraud as an act of deception intended for personal gain or…...

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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.



Invoking an OData Service with SAP HANA Cloud Integration

See how to use SAP HANA Cloud Integration (SAP HCI) to model the invocation of an external Open Data Protocol (OData) service. You apply the Request-Reply step in your integration flow and use the Query Editor to generate the URI for the actual OData invocation. Key Concept Several best practices have been developed for the…...

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How to Configure Shipment Cost as a Delivery Cost for an Accurate Valuation of Inventory

Transportation costs related to inbound deliveries represent an important consideration in inventory value and need to be taken into account. Learn how to configure settings to customize shipments costs as delivery costs. Key Concept Shipment costs are not directly transferred to the accounting department, but are included in the materials management (MM) goods receipt document…...

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9 Important Factors to Consider When Implementing Employee Central Globally

Take a look at nine important, but often-overlooked, factors to consider when undertaking a SuccessFactors Employee Central implementation. The reason they are ignored is that often companies think they can be dealt with after the project has been started. This mind-set leads to longer implementation cycles and creates tension between the company and its implementation…...

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