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Development Tips for Creating Mobile Apps with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and the SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform

Learn how to design, create, and deploy mobile applications with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio and the SAP BusinessObjects BI platform. Key Concept The SAP BusinessObjects Mobile application provides mobile access to Design Studio applications. As mobile usage differs from desktop usage, a different development approach is required when creating applications for mobile usage. Today’s business...

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SCHOTT KAISHA Bottles a Fresh Start

Pharmaceutical Packaging Company Modernizes Processes with SAP S/4HANA

SCHOTT KAISHA is a prolific provider of containers for the pharmaceutical industry, but as its business increased, the organization’s legacy system could not contain its growth. The company needed a systems upgrade if it was going to keep up with the pace of production. To do so, it partnered with Deloitte to undergo an SAP S/4HANA implementation. Learn how SCHOTT KAISHA navigated this implementation successfully and significantly streamlined its business processes. 

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Demystifying the Ledger, Currency Setup, and Currency Conversion in SAP S/4HANA Finance 1610

See how the ledger setup, currency setup, and foreign currency valuation features have evolved with SAP S/4HANA Finance 1610. This will help you evaluate if the new features can be used by your company. Key Concept SAP S/4HANA Finance 1610 offers a new feature called a simulation extension ledger.  The simulation ledger is a category…...

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Seamlessly Activate and Deploy SAP Fiori 1.0 for SAP Solutions for GRC

Understand the technical architectural design, setup, and implementation of SAP Fiori in the SAP GRC environment as it relates to SAP Access Control, SAP Risk Management, and SAP Process Control applications. SAP Fiori provides a friendlier and intuitive user interface to access these SAP applications. Key Concept SAP Fiori for SAP solutions for GRC is…...

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MEET THE EXPERTS

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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.



BI 2017, HANA 2017, and Basis & SAP Administration 2017 Keynote and Coverage

Welcome to SAPinsider Online’s coverage of the keynote and sessions at BI 2017, HANA 2017, and Basis & SAP Administration 2017.

Conference Keynote

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Monday’s keynote live stream, presented by SAP’s Mike Flannagan and Deloitte’s Jag Bandla and Chris Dinkel. Check back later for the video replay.

Onsite Reactions

One-on-One with Mark Cooper of British American Tobacco: Hear insights from BI 2017 speaker Mark Cooper as he shares his organization’s analytics journey


One-on-One with Vivek Banerjee of Cintas: Basis & SAP Administration 2017 speaker Vivek Banerjee shares his experiences and expertise around implementing SAP Solution Manager 7.2

An Attendee Perspective: One-on-One with Drew Iacone of Hewlett Packard Enterprise: Discover how a team of experts from HPE was able to benefit from attending the conference. 

Check back soon for more exclusive interviews from the event!

Recent Q&As with Speakers

SAP HANA Administration Chat: Kurt Hollis on Architecture, Monitoring, and More

What Does SAP HANA Live Mean for Reporting and Analytics? Q&A with Rob Frye, Fernando Ibarra Avila, and Lilisee Thao of Comerit

What’s Coming in 2017 for SAP BusinessObjects BI?
Q&A with SAP Mentor Tammy Powlas

Using SAP Solution Manager 7.2 Enhancements: Q&A with John Krakowski

Tweets from the Conference

Follow the latest news and updates from the conference on Twitter. Find all the tweets below in one place.

Live Blog #SCM2017 #IoT2017 #CEC2017




insiderTRAINING announces 9 new sessions on Financials, Solution Manager, and BusinessObjects

We’ve just added 9 new courses to insiderTRAINING covering topics like SAP BusinessObjects, Controlling, Financials, and Solution Manager. Here’s a quick summary of each new session:

  • CONCO101 – SAP Central Controlling Configuration: Take this new course to step through Enterprise Structure Configuration in SAP’s CO module. Students will create a controlling area; create, configure, and assign an operating concern, and more.
  • FIOV101 – SAP Financial Accounting Overview: Get an understanding of the Financial Accounting applications in SAP and learn about important General Ledger features, sub-legers in Accounts Receivable/Payable, and integration with other modules.
  • ICO495 – Expert Guide to the Asset History Sheet Report: Get an overview of why the Asset History Sheet (AHS) is the most powerful report available in SAP’s Asset Accounting module. This course teaches you how to use and configure the AHS to meet your company’s needs.
  • ICO516 – Use Material Ledger to Calculate Actual Costs and Transfer Price: Learn how to prepare data and execute the costing run for actual costing purposes, understand how to transfer cost components from a sending company code to a receiving company code, and more.
  • ICO517 – General Ledger Journal Entry Boot Camp: Jump into the world of General Ledger journals and get a fast but thorough introduction to basic, accrual, and recurring journals. Also find out how to display an account balance and drill down to line item detail. 
  • ICO520 – Finance Org Structure Numbering Conventions: Get the guidance you need to critically evaluate the options and make long-term decisions to support a growing business with flexibility in your SAP Finance system. Understand your options for segment, profit center, controlling area, and cost center numbering conventions.
  • ICO546 – Accounts Payable Boot Camp: Jumpstart your understanding of SAP’s Accounts Payable module including the entry and review of PO/non-PO Vendor Invoices and how to process manual and automated payments. Find out how to run a vendor due date age analysis report and drill down to line item details and audit documents.
  • SOLM102 – SAP Solution Manager – Test Management: Discover the most commonly used transactions in SAP’s Solution Manager to test manage an SAP system. Course lessons include test preparation, progress reports, incident status, plan creation, and impact analysis.
  • WEBI101 – SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence: Learn the basic uses of SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence reporting including how to create, run, and format reports; use formulas; perform drill downs, and use basic query and report filters.

For full course descriptions of these new sessions, check out our online course catalog. insiderTRAINING students get unlimited access to all sessions in the course catalog for one year, so register now to get access to these and more than 100 other hands-on SAP courses.

We also offer free lessons if you’d like to try before you buy.




A Guide to Configuring the SAP SuccessFactors Compensation Solution with Employee Central Integration

Learn the step-by-step process for integrating SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central and the SAP SuccessFactors Compensation solution. Learn an in-depth configuration solution. Key Concept SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central is a cloud-based application that stores and processes employee information (job, time, employment, and job relationships) throughout the employee’s life cycle in an organization, from hire to termination…....

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How to Connect SAP BusinessObjects 4.2 Web Intelligence to an SAP HANA Database Using Direct and Online Access Methods

Learn about two new data access options, SAP HANA Direct Access and SAP HANA Online, introduced with SAP BusinessObjects 4.2 for SAP HANA. Learn a step-by-step procedure for creating connections between Web Intelligence with SAP HANA views using these new options. Key Concept A Universe is the semantic layer that resides between the database and…...

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Back to Basics: An Introduction to Some Key Changes in SAP Solution Manager 7.2

Learn how Solution Documentation has changed in SAP Solution Manager 7.2 to an enhanced single source of truth for all aspects of a delivered solution.

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