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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

  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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    Cloud Powers Q3 Success for SAP

    On October 21st, SAP made their official third quarter results announcement in which total revenue increased by 5% and cloud revenue increased by 20% allowing SAP to raise their guidance slightly for the full-year. This included adding 300 customers for RISE with SAP and a total of 500 SAP S/4HANA customers.
  2. A Developer’s Guide to Creating Powerful and Flexible Web Applications with the New Web Application Builder

    AG Release 6.10 introduces the SAP Web Application Server (Web AS), the successor to the SAP Basis system. The Web AS includes native support for Internet protocols such as HTTP, and a brand-new development model called Business Server Pages (BSPs) for building web applications that can dynamically access SAP data. This article guides you step…...…
  3. Ask the FI/CO Expert: “Is CATT the Best Tool for Changing Field Values in Master Data Records Automatically, or Is There a Less Cumbersome Way to Get the Job Done?”

    “Ask the FI/CO Expert” is a monthly Q&A column where readers can ask FI/CO Expert senior consultants questions on difficulties they’ve encountered using R/3 functionality. The question for this month’s column concerns doing mass updates to accounting information on customer masters. A guest FI/CO Expert senior consultant from ICM America carefully details, step by step,…...…
  4. Demystifying CO Module “Actual Costs” and “Actual Revenues”

    Within the CO module, the data values “Actual Costs” and “Actual Revenues” have additional meaning not always found in other modules (such as Profit Center Accounting, Special Ledger, and Costing-Based Profitability Analysis). For FI/CO report users and developers, it is sometimes confusing how such a common, everyday word, “Actual,” can represent a very uncommon, special…...…
  5. A Homogeneous System Copy in 60 Minutes? It Can Be Done!

    A system copy is a very handy thing to have around. You can use it to support upgrades, set up a training system, or refresh your quality assurance system on a regular basis, for example. But making a system copy is a difficult and time-consuming endeavor, and the bigger the database, the more difficult and…...…
  6. SAP Interface Technologies and Middleware Products

    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. Central User Administration with LDAP Directories

    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. SAP Controls Programming Essentials – What Every ABAP Developer Now Needs to Know

    Controls technology provides an efficient way to build interactive and user-friendly interfaces. Trees, pictures, and editors are all part of the SAP GUI, waiting to be leveraged in your next application. So what do you need to know to take advantage of controls programming, and what’s the best way to get started? This article offers…...…
  9. Build Flexibility and Control into Your ABAP Programs with Dynamic Programming Techniques

    Unlike languages that are intended primarily for building software tools, the ABAP programming language is driven by the needs of business application development. Consequently, ABAP offers some unique features, such as dynamic programming. Dynamic programming enables you to use data features and operations at runtime that cannot be determined at compile time, making your ABAP…...…
  10. File I/O with ABAP – Problems, Workarounds, and Prudent Practices

    Working with files in ABAP is one of the rare instances where an ABAP programmer comes into contact with the world outside of an SAP system. He leaves a perfect world where everything fits neatly together and is confronted with the harsh reality of different operating and file systems. As experience often shows, there are…...…