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A Look into the New World of SAP Integrated Business Planning

Learn an approach for evaluating migration from SAP Advanced Planning and Organization (SAP APO) to SAP Integrated Business Planning based on two real-life case studies. Learn how some implementation considerations of a cloud-based planning solution such as SAP Integrated Business Planning are different from a traditional SAP APO implementation. Key Concept Planning operator functions or...

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Why SAP Store Represents a Brave New World for Enterprise Software Platforms

With the introduction of SAP Store, SAP has prominently set itself at the forefront of the new digital store model for enterprise software applications. Customers can easily purchase software and services from the store without fear of integration issues and without the need of a massive contract. Learn how this new venture is expected to revamp the SAP sales model inside and out and help entice developers to create new and innovative applications. 

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Total Retail: Reshaping Your Operating Model to Respond to the Needs of Connected Consumers

In the retail industry, it is important to be agile enough to meet the ever-changing demands of your customers or risk losing them to your competitors. With the rise of the digital age and the 24/7 demands of consumers, companies must completely renovate their operating models to keep up with the pack. Read this article and learn the four critical drivers behind today’s retail industry, ways to optimize your value chain, the operating model of the future, and how to create a “Total Retail” experience for your customers.

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National Grid Transmits Procurement to the Cloud with SAP Ariba Solutions

In keeping with its commitment to efficiency, National Grid needed to simplify its procurement process for its customers and internal users. After a move to SAP ERP and SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SAP SRM), the business decided a move to the cloud would improve its system scalability as well as the supplier experience. Learn how the gas and electric company worked collaboratively and proficiently to address its setbacks and propel the company into a new mindset for achieving business and IT efficiency with SAP Ariba solutions.

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How to Develop an End-to-End Custom Application from Scratch Using SuccessFactors Metadata Framework and the Advanced Reporting Tool

Learn how to exploit the Metadata Framework functionality and enhance the out-of-the-box solution by creating custom objects to manage employee records. See how to maximize the reporting capabilities of the Online Report Designer (ORD) tool by using these new objects. These objects can then be used to create, update, and delete warnings for the employee,…...

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An Introduction to SAP HANA Vora

SAP HANA Vora is a new solution from SAP for handling in-memory processing and analysis of Big Data on top of the Hadoop platform. Learn about the concepts of SAP HANA Vora, its services’ architecture, and how SAP Vora works on Hadoop data. Also learn the details about how it integrates with the generally available third-party solution, Apache Spark, an in-memory processing engine also running on top of Hadoop.

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Anupam Gupta
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Anupam Gupta works as a practice manager at The Principal Consulting (TPC), managing its enterprise performance management (EPM) practice. He has more than 10 years of development and global consulting experience with SAP solutions in the areas of financial planning, reporting, and consolidation. He has significant experience advising clients on IT strategy and technology road maps. He is responsible for the development of EPM competencies, knowledge management assets, and TPC-developed solutions spanning a range of SAP products such as SAP NetWeaver BW, SAP BusinessObjects, SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, and SAP Strategic Enterprise Management.



An Introduction to SAP HANA Vora (Part 1)

SAP HANA Vora is a new solution from SAP for handling in-memory processing and analysis of Big Data on top of the Hadoop platform. Learn about the concepts of SAP HANA Vora, its services’ architecture, and how SAP Vora works on Hadoop data. Also learn the details about how it integrates with the generally available…...

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Anupam Gupta
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Anupam Gupta works as a practice manager at The Principal Consulting (TPC), managing its enterprise performance management (EPM) practice. He has more than 10 years of development and global consulting experience with SAP solutions in the areas of financial planning, reporting, and consolidation. He has significant experience advising clients on IT strategy and technology road maps. He is responsible for the development of EPM competencies, knowledge management assets, and TPC-developed solutions spanning a range of SAP products such as SAP NetWeaver BW, SAP BusinessObjects, SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, and SAP Strategic Enterprise Management.



Monitor Access to SAP Data Using Read Access Logging in SAP NetWeaver 7.4

Learn how your organization can use the Read Access Logging application to analyze access to sensitive data residing in your SAP systems starting with SAP NetWeaver 7.4. Key Concept Read Access Logging is an application that is available on all SAP systems running SAP NetWeaver 7.4 (including SAP ERP Central Component [ECC], SAP Customer Relationship…...

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Tips and Tricks to Check and Manage In-Memory Execution of SAP BPC, Version for NetWeaver, Functions in SAP HANA More Efficiently

Learn how to check and manage in-memory execution of planning functions in SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC) 10.1, version for NetWeaver, using techniques available in SAP BW as well as some useful user parameters. Learn how you can ensure you meet the pre-requisites for the in-memory execution of planning functions as well as some…...

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