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  1. Working with the Data Monitor in SAP S/4HANA Finance for Group Reporting

    By Dr. Marco Sisfontes-Monge

  2. data connected city

    An Introduction to DataOps: A New Approach to Acting on Large Volumes of Information Faster and More Effectively

  3. Are You Ready for SAP S/4HANA? The Time Is Now

    Are You Ready for SAP S/4HANA? The Time Is Now

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  1. Streamlining End to End Supply Chain with Rodan+Fields

    When global growth is your target, avoid manual processes that slow your progress and compound complexities. Facing widespread challenges in order fulfillment and supply planning, Rodan+Fields (R+F) needed to make a change. Rapid growth and a global reach led this skincare manufacturing and distribution company to outgrow its mostly manual processes. The company’s legacy processes…
  2. Create Great Custom Report Design Specs for Your ABAP Team Using Table COEP

    Sometimes the only way to meet a CO reporting requirement is to have your ABAP team generate a custom program. The integrity and performance of that program depends on the quality of the instructions you give the team. Table COEP plays an important role here, because its indexes will help ensure good report response time…...…
  3. PDK Installation and Customization for SSO Access to SAP Systems: Essential Lessons for Developers and Implementation Teams

    In SAP’s Enterprise Portal, iViews provide an integrated view of the business information that is vital to your organization. While SAP offers ready-made iViews, to fully realize the benefits you will want to build iViews customized to your particular organization. The Portal Development Kit (PDK) is SAP’s platform for building custom Java iViews. This article…...…
  4. A Step-by-Step Guide to Planning for a Successful OS/DB Migration Project

    /Project ManagementAre you an administrator or project manager on the verge of an OS or DB migration? If so, you have a lot of planning ahead of you and a lot of work to do, and you are likely under enormous pressure to complete the migration as fast as possible using a minimum number of…...…
  5. Mastering the asXML Format to Leverage ABAP-XML Serialization

    As every SAP developer knows, exchanging data with other applications and systems is simply a fact of everyday life. But implementation can be complex, even for experienced ABAP programmers. Release 6.10 now comes with a powerful feature that provides support for open, standards-based data exchange – ABAP-XML serialization. Its power derives in part from the…...…
  6. Split and Speed Up Your CO-PA Reports Using the Report/Report Interface

    Has your PA report performance slowed down lately? The size of your database might be to blame. The report/report interface provides a way to speed things up by reducing the amount of report data it has to summarize. You often hear business users complain, “Why does this PA report take so long? It used to…...…
  7. Bring Cash Forecasting into FI – You Can Do It in a Day

    Many sites do not initially implement the cash forecasting capability of Treasury’s Cash Management module. Configuring it retroactively is easy to do and requires little knowledge of the Treasury module.   The cash-forecast functionality within Treasury’s Cash Management module provides the ability to track potential cash all along the pipeline from sale to order fulfillment…...…
  8. Ask the FI/CO Expert: What Are the “Line Item Display” and the “Only Balances in Local Currency” G/L Master Data Checkboxes Really Doing?

    Two seemingly innocent checkbox items might have negative long-term consequences if you don’t understand the questions they actually represent. The master data for your G/L account numbers offers you several checkbox options. Of these, two seem particularly innocent and friendly. Line item display is the first. Only balances in local currency is the second. Yes…...…
  9. Achieving Network Security and Secure Load Balancing with the SAP Web Dispatcher

    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…
  10. How to Find a BAPI

    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…