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

    By Dr. Marco Sisfontes-Monge

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

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

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    Operational Excellence: Achieving S&OP Success

    The majority of companies that have implemented S&OP do not have a fully mature process in place, leaving gaps between a company’s current S&OP process and what is possible. Many report they are “going through the motions,” lack executive support, struggle with end-to-end integration of their supply chains, and continue to operate in functional silos. Arguably, the biggest…
  2. Ask the FI/CO Expert: When Printing Multiple Checks in a Payment Run, How Does R/3 Decide Which One to Print First, Second, Third, and So On?

    Learn how the the Payment Method Supplements option can help make your check print runs more efficient by grouping different types of payments. Key Concept This month’s question deals with the interaction between the two places in Accounts Payable that you can use to impact which checks in a Payment Run come off the printer…...…
  3. Integrating Custom ActiveX Documents into SAPGUI-Based Programs Using SAP’s Desktop Office Integration (DOI)

    SAP’s Desktop Office Integration (DOI) enables developers to leverage the rich functionality provided by desktop applications like Excel and Word from within their ABAP programs with unprecedented ease. But DOI can also be used to leverage thousands of other custom and off-the-shelf COM objects to build powerful applications with a minimum amount of code. This…...…
  4. Hard-to-Get Inventory Analyses Become Easy Via the Material Ledger 4.6

    The latest version of the Material Ledger is a significant upgrade and includes two important inventory reporting options: compilation of actual bill of materials and automatic tracking of multilevel variances from standards. I have known about the Material Ledger since R/3 release 3.0B. But perhaps like a lot of field consultants, did not get too…...…
  5. The 15 Most Overlooked Items in Planning for High Availability and Disaster Recovery

    In recovering from a disaster, you are rebuilding more than a system: you are rebuilding your business and everything it stands for. No detail is too large or too small to deserve your company’s full attention when developing recovery and availability strategies. Based on the author’s own experiences in the trenches, this article helps you…...…
  6. Have You Checked Your Threshold Settings Lately?

    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 -…
  7. “Would You Care to Check Your Workflow Inbox?”

    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 -…
  8. Accessing SAP Tables

    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 -…
  9. From Portal Roles to SAP Authorization Roles — Role Distribution with mySAP Enterprise Portals

    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. Help Your Profit Analysts Find Cause-and-Effect Relationships with Three CO-PA Data Fine-Tuning Options

    Three settings in a customization piece called the Sales and Distribution (SD) Pricing Procedure will give you greater ability to fine-tune profit-related data that is sent from SD to CO-PA. The article includes a walk-through exercise to help you learn the technique. Out of the many options available in SAP R/3 for influencing when and…...…