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  1. Growing Need for Sales Tax Compliance Automation

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    Economic Nexus Complexity is Increasing Across the U.S., Creating Challenges for Tax Teams Sales and use tax compliance is growing more burdensome for organizations that are conducting business in the... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
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    SAP S/4HANA Migration Project Hits Some Bumps

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    Migrations to SAP S/4HANA are challenging and difficult when the overall organization must adjust to new technologies, new architectures, constant training, and more. For a corporation to transition to a... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
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    Integration Is Essential to Intelligent Enterprise Growth

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    More intelligent enterprises are using Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications to get a leg up on their competition and adapt to abrupt market changes, such as the COVID-19-inspired shift to remote work.... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
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    Unlock Data’s Value in SAP Integration Programs

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    ...amid SAP technology transitions. SAP customers often struggle with integrating their SAP data, applications, and processes. Poor data is a foundational problem, but equally important is access to the data.... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
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    Data Integrity and Transformation Go Hand in Hand

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    Technological innovation enables digital transformation. In his Enterprise Data and Analytics report, SAPinsider’s Kumar Singh explains that the commoditization of technology continuously lowers barriers to entry across industries, enabling smaller, nimble, and agile companies to disrupt larger and more established businesses. The report surveyed 291 members of the SAPinsider community. The purpose of the survey…
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    Cloud-Based SAP Workloads Deliver Advantages

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    For SAP customers undergoing digital transformation, moving SAP workloads to the cloud is a make-or-break step that can determine the success or failure of the effort. Technology is an essential element of successful cloud adoption. Still, according to experts from Microsoft, SAP, and Infosys, cooperation between leaders across business and technology functions is a prerequisite…
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    Breakthru Beverage Uses E-commerce to Expand Distribution

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    For Breakthru Beverage Group, a leading North American distributor of the world’s top luxury and premium wine, spirits, and beer brands, the company’s core mission is to be the best... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
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    Enable Business Outcomes with Enriched Data

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    Organizations want to understand and leverage their data more effectively. But they often do not know how much cloud elasticity they will need to get the most out of that data. And they usually do not want to put additional systems in place that add more complexity to their landscape. SAPinsider interviewed Edy Sardilli, Global…
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    Deliver Competitive Advantage via Cloud-Based SAP Workloads

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    By Alex Soto, Editor, SAPinsider Organizations today are transitioning their SAP workloads to the cloud to achieve greater flexibility and scalability. Benefits of this move include increased efficiency, improved productivity beyond the initial transition, and the ability to deploy applications more rapidly than on-premise infrastructure supports. While the underlying thread that enables successful cloud adoption…
  10. SAP Integration Landscape Benchmark Report

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    In This Report: The enterprise landscape for SAP customers continues to become more complex. Accelerated adoption of cloud-based solutions since the start of the global pandemic has only added to... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
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    Why Hyperscalers Need to Become Consulting Companies

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    By Kumar Singh, Research Director, SAPinsider The future is going to be inevitably cloudy But in a positive way. If you regularly follow my blogs, you may be a bit irritated by now as I repeatedly hammer “cloud is the future”. And it is not only in terms of technology infrastructure. Companies will, eventually, operate…
  12. How a Specialty Chemical Company Handles Integration in a Hybrid SAP Landscape Amidst a Move to SAP S/4HANA

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    Twenty-five acquisitions, 11 new national subsidiaries, and 44 new plants. These are the accomplishments of one Swiss-based specialty chemical company made over a six-year span. In fact the company’s Head of the SAP Development Cloud and Integration (DCI) team says that the organization has been growing at almost double-digit figures for the last several years.…
  13. Leveraging IoT Data for Inventory Planning and Management

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    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Data & Analytics, Supply Chain Management, SAPinsider   There is no doubt that Internet of Things (IoT) has the capability to significantly transform the way supply chains run. While we predominantly think of their usage in digital twins in a supply chain context, IoT has the potential to impact inventory…
  14. Reducing Supply Chain Complexity Through Integrated Labeling

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    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, Supply Chain Management, SAPinsider Supply chain disruptions are on the rise and one of many key reasons is the ever-increasing complexity of global supply chains. Complex SKU portfolios, scattered global manufacturing and distribution footprint, evolving customer segments, omnichannel, these are some of the examples of the factors that…
  15. Role of Integrated Labeling Solutions in Reducing Supply Chain Complexity

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    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, Supply Chain Management, SAPinsider   Complex SKU portfolios, scattered global manufacturing and distribution footprint, evolving customer segments, rise of omnichannel are examples of the aspects that are contributing to the ever increasing complexities of supply chains today. Organizations leveraging SAP ERP are no exception to this complexity trend.…
  16. Expert Q&A: The Importance of Integrating Cybersecurity and Enterprise Risk Management

    As security professionals are all too aware, cyber threats have become dramatically more visible to many organizations in the last couple of years. And risks have proliferated across the enterprise. Gabriele Fiata, head of enterprise risk management and innovation at SAP, recently sat down with SAPinsider to share his thoughts on the common mistakes that…
  17. How to Manage Enterprise Risk in Remote and Digital Environments

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    As organizations migrate to SAP S/4HANA as part of their digital transformation effort, they should prioritize governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) has developed a Three Lines Model to help with that journey. First-line roles include operation and support functions; second-line roles encompass corporate risk, compliance, and quality assurance functions;…
  18. SAPinsider Research: Integrating Supply Chain Planning & Operations

    Now more than ever, in a year marked by the need to adjust to massive changes in business, restricted shipping capabilities, and limited providers, supply chain managers need modern planning... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  19. Options for Extending and Integrating SAP S/4HANA with SAP Cloud Platform

    SAP Cloud Platform is an open business platform designed to help you innovate, integrate, and extend applications. It is an ideal cloud platform to extend SAP S/4HANA and integrate SAP... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  20. Moving Your Tax Engine to the Cloud: A Revenue Generating Opportunity?

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    Many companies expect to experience revenue-generating results when they migrate to SAP S/4HANA. In addition to cutting costs by increasing productivity and efficiency, an SAP S/4HANA project provides SAP customers with another opportunity that is often overlooked: the chance to move their on-premise tax engine to the cloud. Although the intangible benefits of such a…
  21. Is Cash King Again When it Comes to Automation?

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    By Rizal Ahmed, Chief Content Officer, SAPinsider When it comes to automation, organizations are balancing a list of priorities. Where does cash fit in the overall automation landscape, and what does that mean for finance teams? Cash in the Automation Landscape According to findings from SAPinsider research on financial automation due to be published in…
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    Preparing for Central Finance

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    By Rizal Ahmed, Chief Content Officer, SAPinsider Customers are looking to simplify, integrate, and consolidate financial processes, and Central Finance is becoming a popular strategy for achieving that goal. But are you prepared for the integration implications? SAPinsiders Consider Central Finance over the Short and Long Term SAP Central Finance presents organizations with an opportunity…
  23. The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Automation

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    By Rizal Ahmed, Chief Content Officer, SAPinsider Everyone is talking about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, but how specifically can these technologies add value to your automation projects? Applying AI and ML for Automation: Where Are You on the Spectrum? Stories and content on Artificial Intelligence are regularly splashed across most business and technology trade…
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    Interview: Dan Kearnan discusses SAP’s Business Technology Platform (BTP)

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    As SAP’s Business Technology Platform (BTP) is a relatively new concept for the company, this article is intended to help demystify the BTP for the community and clear up any confusion. In this Q&A, SAP’s Senior Director of Product Marketing Dan Kearnan illuminates what the BTP is and the value it can bring to the…
  25. Creating a Real-Time Cash Flow Report Using SAP S/4HANA Group Reporting

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    ...Reporting. Read this article and learn: - An overview of the cash flow process; - How to use SAP S/4HANA Group Reporting to deliver your cash flow report using new... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  26. Session Recap: Options for Extending and Integrating SAP S/4HANA with SAP Cloud Platform

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    On the third day of the SAPinsider Virtual Conference Experience, Reddy Venumbaka, Senior Director of Product Marketing at SAP, led an informative session on the options available for extending SAP S/4HANA and integrating with SAP and non-SAP applications using SAP Cloud Platform.
  27. The Intersection Between Simplicity and Business Value

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    Many questions exist around the concept of automation when it comes to supporting an SAP S/4HANA migration project. How do you implement automation to support processes that are shared across multiple teams or departments without creating complexity? And how do you take full advantage of the benefits of automation — including what teams should do…
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    Technical Guide: SAP S/4HANA Finance for Group Reporting

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    SAP S/4HANA Finance for group reporting was designed to help businesses better consolidate data to achieve accurate reporting. Its capabilities have been credited with reducing time to close, supporting continuous accounting, and enhancing auditability and reliance on reported results. This article explains how to work with the solution’s consolidation monitor and how to perform and…
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    Why Today’s Economy Demands a New Mindset

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    As companies are starting to look at how to connect operational data (O-data) with experience data (X-data), they are realizing that, in today’s economy, it is more important than ever. And they are also realizing that creating value through improved experiences for both customers and employees takes more than just technology. It requires a fundamental…
  30. SAP Central Finance

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    ...reporting; - Explain the value SAP Central Finance can provide on a global level and across SAP and non-SAP systems; - See the different components of SAP Central Finance’s architecture;... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
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    Vodafone Sets New Benchmark on Its Intelligent Enterprise Journey with SAP S/4HANA Migration and Strategic Business Model

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    Before going live with one of the largest SAP S/4HANA systems in the world in just 18 months, Vodafone operated a multinational technology communications company supported by a core business model in a single instance of SAP ECC. To better support the company’s 93,000 employees, it needed to increase process automation and standardization, achieve a…
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    Working with the Data Monitor in SAP S/4HANA Finance for Group Reporting

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    SAP S/4HANA Finance for group reporting was designed to help businesses better consolidate data to achieve accurate reporting. Its capabilities have been credited with reducing time to close, supporting continuous... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  33. SAP S/4HANA Finance for Group Reporting (On-Premise)

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    ...the newest version of SAP S/4HANA Finance for group reporting; - Explain how SAP S/4HANA Finance integrates with SAP Analytics Cloud and how the integration relates to reporting and management... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
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    Advanced Compliance Reporting (ACR)

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    SAP S/4HANA for advanced compliance reporting makes taxes easier to manage, file, and submit, especially for companies that deal in many different countries and with varying tax requirements. SAP's solution... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
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    Brighthouse Financial Accelerates User Provisioning Cycles

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    Before integrating Saviynt’s Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) solution and SAP Access Control, Brighthouse Financial ran an entirely manual user provisioning process using an access request feature in SharePoint. This... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
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    Meeting ROI with Transformation Projects

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    IT projects are often too cumbersome, take too long, can be too expensive, and offer little return on investment (ROI) to show for the effort. In today's world, transformation starts... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  37. One-Third of SAP Customers in the Software and Technology Sector Already Run SAP S/4HANA

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    Industrial Sector Customers More Focused on Centralizing Financial Reporting on a Global Scale by Pierce Owen, Vice President of Research & Publishing, SAPinsider SAPinsider recently published its 2020 “SAP S/4HANA Migration Benchmark Report,” which explains how and why SAP S/4HANA adoption has progressed globally over the course of the past year. The report analyzes the…
  38. Make-to-Order Manufacturing Planning Strategy with Planned Cost

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    ...changes integrating planning, shop floor execution, inventory management and finance/controlling with accurate value on the books. It will explain inventory valuation with a step by step process for creating new... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  39. An Experienced SAP Supply Chain Management Lead Shares Views on Implementations and Steps Toward Digital Transformation

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    In this Q&A, Muhammad Riaz Hussain Shan, SAP Lead for supply chain, quality management, and plant maintenance at Sitara Chemical Industries Ltd, shares with SAPinsider some key emerging trends in... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
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    How Stemcell Technologies Automated Its Labeling Processes — Reducing Templates by 80%

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    By integrating SAP S/4HANA with a validated label management system to automate labeling and digitize labeling quality assurance (QA), SAP customers can eliminate opportunities for errors and reduce the number... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  41. Excel in the Experience Economy with Seamless System Integration

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    Most organizations today are somewhere along the journey toward becoming a digital business, with meeting high expectations for the customer experience a central driver. One of the keys to creating... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  42. Measuring the Success of Recruiting Efforts and Investments

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    Over the past two decades, recruiting applications have evolved from back-office applicant tracking systems to very intelligent cloud-based recruiting and recruiting marketing solutions – allowing organizations to engage with more and better candidates while tracking the success of their investments. To achieve key human resources (HR) business goals around time to hire, cost to hire,…
  43. Guidance for Supply Chain Professionals on Customer Experience Management and Beyond

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    Manufacturing and operations are areas that businesses of all sizes can’t ignore — as managing customer and procurement data is not optional when it comes to optimizing the supply chain. And these areas don’t work in a vacuum. Designing products, planning production, and making and delivering products involves partners and suppliers. SAP, which has long…
  44. Event-Driven Messaging Empowering Real-Time Factory Analytics Beyond the Plant

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    SAPinsider has started to produce a research report titled, “Integrating SAP Systems with the Factory Floor,” which will show that leaders – SAP customers with integrated IT and operational technology (OT) systems – improve operations through increased visibility into the factory floor. The report presents findings that demonstrate that leaders focus on extracting data from…
  45. Building Intelligence at the Edge and a Pipeline to the Cloud

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    As we have posted before, SAPinsider has started work on a report titled “Integrating SAP Systems with the Factory Floor: Road-Mapping IT/OT Integration,” focused on collecting data from manufacturing facilities and maximizing the value and utility of that data. To build on that research, and to gain deeper insight into how SAP partners support customers…
  46. How to Prepare for IT/OT Integration

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    Audio pioneer Dolby Laboratories, which has been delivering audiophiles a superior sound and sight experience since the 1970s, decided in 2016 that it wanted an equally stringent level of quality assurance for its business process testing. The business sought a risk-based automated testing solution to reduce or eliminate regression test coverage gaps and lengthy testing…
  47. Reduce Tax Risks in Procurement with SAP Ariba and Vertex Solutions

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    Audio pioneer Dolby Laboratories, which has been delivering audiophiles a superior sound and sight experience since the 1970s, decided in 2016 that it wanted an equally stringent level of quality assurance for its business process testing. The business sought a risk-based automated testing solution to reduce or eliminate regression test coverage gaps and lengthy testing…
  48. Case Study Update: Real-World Lessons from National Vision’s SAP Commerce and Marketing Implementation

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    In 2017, Hillary Bliss, Director of CRM & Marketing Analytics at National Vision, told SAPinsider audiences about her company’s experiences implementing SAP Hybris Commerce and SAP Hybris Marketing during the Customer Engagement & Commerce conference. Bliss described challenges the company faced pre-implementation with its home-grown web platform shared between brands, such as difficulty integrating with…
  49. The Digital Platform and Its Role in Digital Transformation Success

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    SAPinsider’s Rizal Ahmed discussed the role a digital platform plays in a company’s digital transformation journey with SAP’s Colin Dover and Dan Kearnan. Find the full recording and transcript below.... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  50. HR: Case study: Process automation that delivers on the promise of HR self-service for Cameron

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    Learn how Cameron International unlocks the true value of self-service by integrating a modern web front-end experience with SAP ERP HCM processes and forms. HR2017_Olleri_Casestudyprocessautomation Winston Olleri If you have... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  51. HR: Case study: Bentley Systems’ tips for implementing and integrating SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central to broaden the impact on your organization

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    Find out lessons that Bentley Systems learned during its implementation implement SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central and integrate with existing SAP ERP HCM and also multiple SAP SuccessFactors talent modules. HR2017_Shaner_Casestudybentleysystemstips... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
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    Comply with Mandatory E-Invoicing with Confidence

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    Over the years, companies have been replacing paper invoices with electronic versions to improve agility and to gain better insights into their business. In recent years, however, tax authorities and governmental organizations in an increasing number of countries have begun enforcing the use of electronic invoicing (e-invoicing) by law to combat fraud and save costs,…
  53. SAP ERP HCM Collection 2019 Part 2

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    Read this collection which covers implementing SAP SuccessFactors onboarding, integrating the calibration and compensation modules in SAP SuccessFactors, and using analytics for continuous performance management. It also includes articles on... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  54. A Look at the Reporting Benefits of SAP Analytics Cloud

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    SAP has done it again. It’s made us all rethink what we are currently doing as we wait patiently until it has a fully integrated product. I’m, of course, talking about SAP Analytics Cloud, which is part of its Unified Reporting strategy that will allow customers to combine data from all SAP systems, including SAP…
  55. Integrating SAP Payroll with Accounting (FI/CO) and Benefits

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    Thank you for registering for this live Q&A on automating and integrating SAP Payroll with finance (FI/CO) and benefits. Please find the transcript below. Sue Dainis: Hello and welcome to... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  56. Securing SAP S/4HANA

    Securing SAP S/4HANA

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    When you are planning a conversion from SAP Business Suite to SAP S/4HANA, many questions about changing security needs can arise. This is due in large part to the architectural and technological changes that come with SAP S/4HANA. Read this article to understand the five critical areas security administrators need to consider when securing an…
  57. Not Your Same Old Advanced Planning System Implementation!

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    Q&A with Dolphin Experts on Crafting a Successful Information Management Strategy This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  58. Improve the Auditability of Your SAP S/4HANA for Central Finance Foundation Solution

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    Audio pioneer Dolby Laboratories, which has been delivering audiophiles a superior sound and sight experience since the 1970s, decided in 2016 that it wanted an equally stringent level of quality assurance for its business process testing. The business sought a risk-based automated testing solution to reduce or eliminate regression test coverage gaps and lengthy testing…
  59. Accelerate Your Finance Shared Services Transformation and Centralized Reporting

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    New features have been introduced in SAP S/4HANA 1709 that enable enterprises to leverage the benefits of shared services for certain financial processes along with added reporting flexibilities. In this blog, I provide a quick overview of the innovations in SAP S/4HANA 1709 along with some key considerations and limitations while implementing them. I focus…
  60. Best Practices to Streamline Your Supply Chain Labeling from SAP and SAP S/4HANA

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    Thank you for registering for this live Q&A. Find the transcript on supply chain labeling below. Matthew Shea: Hello, and welcome to today’s SAPinsider live Q&A. We will be chatting... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  61. Paving the Way to SAP S/4HANA Cloud

    Paving the Way to SAP S/4HANA Cloud

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    With SAP S/4HANA Cloud, SAP brings the advantages of the cloud to ERP software with a suite of solutions that paves the way to digital, integrated processes across your business. So how does SAP S/4HANA Cloud integrate into existing software solution landscapes to enable end-to-end business processes? What options are available to support these integrations…
  62. Blue Diamond Growers Cultivates Quality

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    With a rapidly growing business that had reached the limits of its mostly manual, paper-based product development processes, Blue Diamond Growers — the world’s leading almond marketer and processor —... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  63. Linking Core SAP ERP HCM Data and SAP ECC 6.0 Core SAP EHS Functionality

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    In this article you'll learn how to configure the employee type SAP business partner, configure the medical provider type SAP business partner, and set up SAP Environment, Health, and Safety... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  64. Sales Innovation: Integrating Predictive Analytics with SAP HANA Simplifies Life for End Users

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    This article explores how Cisco used SAP HANA and SAP Predictive Analytics to transform its global sales processes and foster a culture of collaboration. From a simple sales pipeline management... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  65. The Road to SAP S/4HANA from ECC6

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    Q&A with Dolphin Experts on Crafting a Successful Information Management Strategy This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
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    Improve SAP BPC Reports Using Local Member

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    SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) 10.1 resolves some difficulties finance users have had in setting up advanced finance reports. It includes multiple solutions, one of which is a user-friendly feature called Local Member. Any finance user who has prepared a report using SAP BPC has needed to pull data from SAP BPC while…
  67. Effective Capture Is the First Step in Digital Transformation

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    ...entry, resulting in better reports. Integration with SAP systems allows the capture system to add context to that incoming data. This article examines advanced capture technology that extracts, validates, and... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  68. Optimize Your Statutory Reporting Tasks Using SAP S/4HANA for Advanced Compliance Reporting

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    In multinational organizations, reporting requirements are increasing day by day. Keeping track of all the reports generated and submissions can consume a lot of time and resources. The reporting format...... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  69. Intelligent Supply Chain Management with SAP Cloud Platform

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    Learn how to optimize your supply chain management process using cloud services from SAP Cloud Platform. The scenario used in this article identifies the inconsistent data readings at run time... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  70. Managing Data with SAP Solutions: SAP HANA and non-HANA Use Cases

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    Joerg Boeke explains how to use SAP HANA calculation views and procedures as data providers for complex calculation views. This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  71. Developer Guide: Using Calculation Views Within SAP HANA

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    SAP HANA calculation views and procedures for complex scenarios help to calculate data on the fly to cut down unload and reload phases to zero when it comes to business-related changes in data staging or extension/reduction in a data model. In Joerg Boeke’s informative article, you will: – Get a detailed guide for using the…
  72. Tips for Integrating SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting and SAP Hybris Billing

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    Sergei Peleshuk provides an overview of SAP BW/4HANA and key considerations to think about when making the decision to migrate. This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  73. Best Practices to Implement a Maquiladora Process in a Global SAP System Implementation

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    Learn how to effectively implement the maquiladora (also referred to as maquila) process using the best design practices in your global SAP system implementation. Discover the complex processes on maquiladora... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  74. Transition to Real-Time Analytics on SAP S/4HANA 1610 and SAP BW/4HANA

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    Many companies are planning to make the move to SAP S/4HANA and/or SAP BW/4HANA to take advantage of improved capabilities for real-time reporting.  How can you best prepare and execute your transition? Read the Q&A transcript from BI & HANA 2018 speakers and consultants Bill Faison and Colin Hart from Method360 to gain real-world insight…
  75. How to Replay Results of Your CO Allocations and Enhance CO Reporting with Extract Management

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    Sergei Peleshuk provides an overview of SAP BW/4HANA and key considerations to think about when making the decision to migrate. This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  76. How to Replay the Results of Your CO Allocations and Enhance CO Reporting with Extract Management

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    ...cycles and how to improve execution performance of CO reports. This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  77. Modernizing SoD Risk Analysis

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    ...increased adoption. However, understanding how to maintain access controls and segregation of duties (SoD) over SAP Fiori applications can be challenging. Read on to hear how integrating SAP Fiori applications... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  78. Critical Design Considerations for Organizations Deploying SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Management, Onboarding, and Employee Central

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    Learn how to analyze some crucial design implications for companies deploying three pivotal SAP SuccessFactors solutions: Recruiting Management, Onboarding, and Employee Central. These guidelines provide your implementation team with best... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  79. Analytics for Continuous Performance Management

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    Organizations can benefit from replacing the traditional annual performance review process with a continuous performance culture. Users of SAP SuccessFactors continuous performance management functionality can generate reports and tiles to...... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  80. An Overview of Using the Credit Facility Functionality

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    Learn the process flow, the integration points with other SAP modules, and the advantages of using SAP’s Transaction Manager for credit facilities. Key Concept Most companies have credit facilities with... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  81. What You Need to Know About SAP SuccessFactors Compensation and Variable Pay Solutions

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    Q&A with Dolphin Experts on Crafting a Successful Information Management Strategy This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  82. Cascading Prompts: The Next Generation of F4 Value Help Filtering

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    Use native SAP HANA modelling techniques and enhancements to provide end users with a user-friendly, real-time variable selection process across massive amounts of data. Key Concept Achieving consistent and relevant... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  83. SAP S/4HANA Adoption: Subsequent Implementation of the Parallel Ledger

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    Sergei Peleshuk provides an overview of SAP BW/4HANA and key considerations to think about when making the decision to migrate. This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  84. Advice on SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence Documents and Universes

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    Are you using SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence to create reports? Whether you are an advanced report developer looking to use WebI as an ad hoc dashboard creator or a newcomer... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  85. Tips for Quickly and Easily Creating Custom SAP ERP HCM Forms

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  176. Make Sense of the CO Cost Settlement Process: Live Q&A on Navigating Cost Settlement in SAP Systems

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  177. Optimizing BI Administration in SAP Environments: Q&A on How to Properly Maintain and Secure Complex, Shared Landscapes

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  178. Enhance and Simplify Your Data Warehousing with SAP BW 7.5: Live Q&A on the Newest Features and Functions of SAP BW Powered by SAP HANA

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  179. Meet Demand-Driven Scheduling Requirements with SAP ERP and SAP APO: Q&A on When to Use Which for Enhanced Supply and Production Planning

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  180. Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Digital Innovation Platform?

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  181. Extending the Digital Core for Your Business

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  182. Maximize the New Functionality of Program RFUMSV25 to Reverse Charge Taxes

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  183. How to leverage SAP Cloud for Analytics to enhance planning and analysis capabilities within your organization

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  184. Live from SAPinsider Studio: Citrix Systems on SAP Access Violation Management by Greenlight

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  185. SAP Time Management: Understanding and Using Standard Time Types in Time Evaluation for Reporting and Simplifying Custom Content

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  186. Live from SAPinsider Studio: Birgit Starmanns of SAP on SAP S/4HANA

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  187. Live from SAPinsider Studio: Invoice-to-Pay with SAP S/4HANA and Ariba

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  188. Live from SAPinsider Studio: Philip On of SAP on Enterprise Information Management

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  189. Using SAP Bank Communication Management: Enhancing SAP Functionality with Custom Developments

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  190. Live from SAPinsider Studio: Red Hat and Support for the IoT Movement

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  191. How to Select the Best BI Tool to Meet Your Technical Requirements: Part 2

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  192. What’s New in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.6? Q&A on New Features, Deployment Options, Use Cases, and More

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    A new release of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio was announced at the end of last year, and with its many new features and enhancements, it’s being hailed as the most... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  193. Live Q&A: How to simplify your SAP landscape with new ECM solution options

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  194. Turn IoT Device Data into Actionable Intelligence: How to Harness Information for Use in Your Data-Driven Business

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  195. Sales Order Processing and SAP ERP: Q&A on How to Accelerate Sales Cycles with an Automated System

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  196. How to Select the Best BI Tool to Meet Your Requirements: Part 1

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  197. Tips for Customizing Transaction Code PPOME

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  198. Real-Time Operational Reporting with SAP HANA Live

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  199. How to Extract On-Boarded Employee Data from SuccessFactors into SAP ERP HCM

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  200. A Guide to SAP’s Credit Risk Analyzer

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    ...through limits and flexible limit management with online monitoring and reporting. This functionality allows corporate executives to set limit controls in their SAP systems, monitor... This content is available to... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  201. Adapt SAP S/4HANA Business Functionality to Meet Your Company’s Requirements

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  202. SAP ERP HCM vs. SuccessFactors Employee Central: A Comparison of Common HR Activities

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  203. Farouk Systems Achieves Tangle-Free Spreadsheet-Based Reporting

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  204. Skullcandy Rocks the Cloud

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    With demand quickly exceeding the distribution model, headphone manufacturer Skullcandy synced up with SAP to better manage explosive growth in the niche market of lifestyle and performance. By implementing SAP... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  205. A 2016 Guide to the SAP ERP HCM and SuccessFactors Reporting Landscapes and Solutions (Part 2)

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  206. SAP Access Control Implementation: The Myths, Truths, and Tricks (Part 2)

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    Correct certain assumptions about the SAP Access Control system that are not necessarily true and obtain guidance on how to meet specific complex business requirements during an implementation project, including... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  207. SAP Access Control Implementation: The Myth, Truth, and Tricks (Part 2)

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  208. Preparing for New Country-by-Country Reporting Requirements — Are You Ready?

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  209. Simplify Business Processes in SAP ERP with Optimized UX: Q&A on How a Mobile-Enabled User Experience Streamlines Processes and Boosts Productivity

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  210. Align the Books with the Business

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  211. Easy Master Data Mass Maintenance via Upload in Transaction MASS

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  212. A Step-by-Step Guide for Using the LSMW Tool for Personnel Actions

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  213. SAP Access Control Implementation: The Myths, Truths, and Tricks (Part 1)

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    Gain an understanding of supported and unsupported functionalities in the SAP Access Control system. See how to configure the system correctly to achieve your defined business requirements. Key Concept Myth... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  214. How to Transfer Material Ledger Detailed Actual Costing Results to CO-PA

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  215. A Comprehensive Guide for Using SAP Lumira Server with the SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform

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  216. How to Use SAP BPC with SAP Cloud for Analytics

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    Learn about the decision points and advantages of a hybrid model that integrates SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) and SAP Cloud for Analytics models. Key Concept SAP Cloud for... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  217. Advanced Troubleshooting Techniques in Solution Manager for Technical Monitoring

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    Solution Manager 7.1 allows you to monitor almost anything in an SAP landscape. When an alert fails to generate an email alert, what tools do you have to find the... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  218. How to Automate Period Closing Within Controlling

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  219. Report Design with the SAP APO Demand Planning Add-In for Microsoft Excel (Part II)

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    Learn how to format a report created using the SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) demand planning add-in for Microsoft Excel using the SAP Enterprise Performance Management (SAP EPM)... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  220. Report Design from Start to Finish with the SAP APO Demand Planning Add-In for Microsoft Excel

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    Learn how to create reports in the new SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SAP APO) demand planning add-in for Microsoft Excel from scratch. Follow a use case to help you... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  221. How to Transition to SAP S/4HANA

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    Review three scenarios for transitioning to SAP S/4 HANA: migration to a new system, system conversion, or landscape transformation. Key Concept SAP S/4HANA is a modular suite of applications, delivered... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  222. How to Create and Use Microsoft Documents with SAP ERP HCM and SuccessFactors in a Hybrid Environment

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    Learn how to design and connect Microsoft document templates to an SAP ERP HCM or SuccessFactors system in a hybrid environment. Once in SAP ERP HCM or SuccessFactors, learn how... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  223. Prevent False Conflicts with Supplemental Rules in SAP Access Control

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    ...analysis report. Learn the steps you need to complete to enable the supplementary rule. Key Concept A supplementary rule for segregation of duties (SoD) risk... This content is available to... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  224. Create Multiple Assets with Individual Characteristics in One Step

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  225. What’s New in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.5 (Part 2)

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    The release of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.5 includes enhanced components, performance, and functionality. Learn the most important updates to filtering and navigation components, export options, and the ability to... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  226. SuccessFactors Variable Pay Payout from SAP ERP HCM

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    Learn the steps for extracting and transferring variable pay payout data from the SuccessFactors HCM suite to SAP ERP HCM, to make the payments for employees’ variable pay payout results.... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  227. What’s New in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.5 to Enhance Performance (Part 1)

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    With the release of SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio 1.5, some important enhancements to components, performance, and functionality have been made in several areas. Review the most important updates of the... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  228. Key Steps for Integrating Employee Central and SAP ERP HCM with Boomi Middleware

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  229. How to Extend the G/L Code Block in the Reporting Framework for a Live Organization

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  230. Know Your HR Integration Options: Q&A with Venki Krishnamoorthy and Vishnu Kandi on SuccessFactors and Your On-Premise Systems

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    Thank you for registering for our online Q&A on SuccessFactors and SAP ERP solution integration options. View the replay and transcript of our one-hour online chat with HCM consultant Venki... This content is available to (General or Premium) members. Sign in or Join for free! Sign In Become a Member
  231. How to Automate an Internal Control for Missing Bank Statements

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    In today’s world, financial transactions are becoming virtualized and bank-related transaction flows are essential for organizations’ financial systems. Banks periodically (usually daily) send electronic bank statements to an organization that... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  232. Use SAP ERP HCM Standard and Custom PA Reports to Display OM Objects Effective on a Future Date

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    ...such as a Flexible Employee Data report or custom reports that use the standard function module. Key Concept SAP-delivered function module RP_PNP_ORGSTRUCTURE or programs based... This content is available to... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  233. Extract and Transfer SAP ERP HCM Data to SuccessFactors for Variable Pay Planning

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    Learn how to extract and transfer employee data from SAP ERP HCM to the SuccessFactors HCM Suite to perform the variable pay process as a part of the Integration Add-On... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  234. How to Create Drill-Down Reports for the Material Ledger

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  235. Gauge a Company’s Risk Exposure Using Market Risk Analyzer

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    Learn how to implement SAP’s Market Risk Analyzer. The analysis reports in Market Risk Analyzer help an organization or, more specifically, a treasury department, to assess and quantify the risks... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  236. How Add-On 3.0 Integrates SAP ERP HCM and SuccessFactors HCM Curricula

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    Learn the steps for integrating the SAP ERP HCM Qualifications with SuccessFactors LMS curriculum as part of the Integration Add-On 3.0 for SuccessFactors HCM Suite and SAP ERP HCM Support... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  237. Integrating SuccessFactors Employee Central with SAP ERP HCM On Premise

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    Learn how to integrate SuccessFactors Employee Central with your SAP ERP HCM on-premise system. Once the integration has been successfully completed, Employee Central becomes the system of record for master... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  238. BI Report Text Searching in the Semantic Layer Without Duplications

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    ...description keys. Using these new semantic characteristic keys, users can easily generate reports with any existing descriptive text without duplications. Key Concept A semantic type... This content is available to... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  239. Sync Qualifications from SAP ERP HCM and SuccessFactors HCM with Integration Add-On 3.0

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    Learn the steps for integrating the SAP ERP HCM qualifications with SuccessFactors HCM suite competencies as part of the Integration Add-On 3.0 for Support Package 00. See how to implement... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  240. Comparing SAP BW on HANA vs. Native Reporting with SAP HANA: Q&A on Design, Optimization, and Troubleshooting

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  241. How to Create Outgoing Quality Certificates

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  242. Workforce Planning 101: Tips for Starting Your Workforce Planning Journey

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  243. Exploring the Leave of Absence Functionality in SuccessFactors Employee Central

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  244. An Introduction to SAP Predictive Analytics 2.0 and SAP HANA Predictive Tools

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    In this exclusive report by Hillary Bliss, take a walk into the world of the SAP suite of predictive tools with an in-depth tour of the new SAP Predictive Analytics... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  245. How to Integrate Enterprise Systems and an MES Using SAP MII

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  246. How to Develop Real-Time Analytics and a Monitoring Dashboard on SAP MII SSCE

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  247. Improve Your Ability to Repair ChaRM Transactions with Report CRM_SOCM_SERVICE_REPORT

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  248. Troubleshooting Tips for Effective Use of SAP Process Control 10.1

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    Use these troubleshooting tips to enable your end users to investigate and remediate compliance issues using SAP Process Control 10.1. Key Concept SAP Process Control uses an integration framework that... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  249. Leveraging SAP HANA Cloud Integration

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  250. Comparing SAP BW, SAP HANA, and SAP BW on HANA’s Data-Warehousing Capabilities

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    Discover how to choose the right data-warehousing platform for corporate reporting and planning. This comparison of the capabilities of SAP BW, SAP HANA, and SAP BW on HANA helps elucidate... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  251. A Guide to SuccessFactors HCM Reporting Options (Part 1)

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  252. Create a Universe Query and Embed it into SAP Dashboards 4.1

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  253. How to Use the Bookmarking and Personalization Features of SAP Design Studio

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  254. How to Leverage Query Designer Features in the EPM Add-In on SAP BW InfoProviders

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  255. Improve the Accuracy of Cash Management Reporting

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    Cash management reporting automatically shows a company’s cash and liquidity position during a specific time period. To be able to report the data, the SAP Cash Management module gathers its... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  256. An Advanced Lesson on Technical Monitoring within Solution Manager 7.1

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    Solution Manager 7.1 allows you to monitor almost anything in an SAP landscape, but how does it do it? See the components within Technical Monitoring that provide all the necessary... This content is available to Premium Members. Sign In Learn more about Premium Access
  257. Enable Real-Time Integration with Manufacturing Automation Using SAP MII

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  258. Integrating External Maps and Other Objects into BusinessObjects Design Studio

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  259. Tailor Your Project Authorization with Partner Roles

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  260. Advanced Demand Planning with S&OP and SAP HANA

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  261. How Implementing SAP Cash Management Helps in Monitoring Your Working Capital

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  262. Creating and Integrating BusinessObjects Dashboards with the SAP Enterprise Portal for Better Implementation and Maintainability

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  263. SAP and SuccessFactors – An Overview

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  264. Introduce Budget Availability Control into Cost Center Accounting

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  265. What’s Slowing Down Your BI Reports? Q&A on End-to-End Analysis of SAP BusinessObjects BI Performance with Johann Kottas

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  266. How to Include Dispute Management Fields in a Customer Line-Item Display Report

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  267. Integrating SuccessFactors Employee Central with SAP ERP HCM Master Data

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  268. Use Incompletion Statuses to Improve Financial Performance and Reporting

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  269. Outsourcing Operations? How to Design an Undisrupted Supply Plan in SAP APO

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  272. Integrate Policy Management into Your Global Compliance Portfolio

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  273. Decoding Sales Order Statuses in Financial Reporting

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  274. Using SAP Lumira Desktop in Combination with SAP BW Queries

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  275. Scheduling Reports and Using Events in BusinessObjects 4.0

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  276. Design Tips for Getting the Most Out of HANA

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  277. Selecting the Right BI Tool: Technical Requirements and Sample Scenarios

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  278. Selecting the Right BI Tool: SAP BusinessObjects BI Portfolio and Personas

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  279. Cross Task List Monitoring in the SAP Closing Cockpit in ECC 6.0

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  280. Integrating the Inbound Process with Packing across ECC, SNC, and EWM

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  281. Give Your Procure-to-Pay the Next Power of Analytics with SAP Spend Performance Management Solutions

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  282. Understanding the SAP ERP HCM Reporting Landscape Today and in the Future

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  283. Manual Provisioning of Non-SAP Roles Using SAP Access Control

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  284. Leveraging Customer Attributes to Manage Work

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  285. Custom Developments for FERC-Compliant Financials Reporting Using SAP HANA and SAP EPM 10

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  286. 4 SAP ERP HCM Performance Management Tips

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  287. Integrate Indirect Tax Calculation into Your SAP Global Finance Operations: Q&A with Stefan Blumer

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  288. AUC with Investment Measure Using Work Breakdown Structure

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  289. Using SAP Lumira with SAP NetWeaver BW and SAP NetWeaver BW on SAP HANA

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  290. How to Modify the File Format for SEPA Direct Debit Invoices

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  291. Using SAP Lumira with Your SAP ERP Data

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  292. 3 Examples Show How to Link in Web Intelligence Documents

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  293. Tips on Spreading Depreciation with the Smoothing Indicator

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  294. Top 10 Tips for Solution Manager 7.1 Technical Monitoring

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  295. Tips for Archiving Data in an SAP System

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  296. SAP EPM Big Data Use Cases

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  297. Tips for Ensuring SAP NetWeaver Portal Security

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  298. What you need to know about SAP ERP and APO data transfer using CIF: Q&A with SCM 2014 speaker Claudio Gonzalez

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  299. Data Protection Options for SAP Systems

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  300. Extend Supply Chain Visibility Using SAP Event Management

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  301. Download Smart Forms with the Data Types Required for Easy Activation After Upload

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  302. The Selection Variant: A Hidden Gem to Simplify Reporting and Business Processes

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  303. Discover Your SAP ERP and SAP BW Data Using SAP Lumira and SAP Lumira Cloud

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  304. How to Automatically Select Members by User in the SAP EPM Add-In

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  305. Use SAP Document Management System to Optimize Your Imports Process

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  306. Your First Steps in SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio

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  307. An Introduction to HANA Live for Logistics Operational Reporting

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  308. Give Dashboard Users the Ability to Export Data to Excel at Run Time

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  309. Efficiently Manage Incoming Quality Certificates in the Procurement Process

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  310. Test Management for SAP Business Suite on HANA Migration Projects

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  311. How to Set Up and Process Leased Assets

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  312. Pull Data More Easily with SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3 and SAP Data Services 4.0

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  313. How to Sort, Group, and Subtotal Data with the EPM 10.0 Add-In

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  314. How to Configure Solution Manager 7.1 Technical Monitoring for an SAP HANA Database

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  315. Accelerate Operational Reporting with SAP HANA Live: FI Focus

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  316. Learn How to Design Your Own Screens Using Report Categories Without Any Programming

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  317. Use SAP Query Drill-Down Reporting to View HR Master Data Infotype Records

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  318. Deployment Options for Executive Dashboards with SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio

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  319. Creating SAP NetWeaver PI Mapping Programs Using XQuery

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  320. Reconcile Costing-Based CO-PA with FI and Generate Full Product-Level P&L Reports

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  321. Discover SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1s Upgrade Options and Enhancements

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  322. SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 Offers New Capabilities for Analysis, Explorer, and Lumira

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  323. 3 Advanced Techniques for Web Intelligence

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  324. How to Configure Eligibility Conditions in SAP ERP HCM Benefits

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  325. Lightweight and Low-Cost Options to Add Value to Existing SAP GUI Screens

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  326. Set Up a Dynamic Rolling Forecast Input Form in the EPM Add-In

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  327. What’s New in BI Launch Pad 4.1

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  328. How to Change Data Sources in Crystal Reports 2011

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  329. An Introduction to SAP Predictive Analysis and How It Integrates with SAP HANA

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  330. Optimize Report Distribution with SAP BPC’s Book Publication Feature

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  331. Simplify Execution of Transaction Codes by Mapping Them to Common Phrases

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  332. Create Detailed Dashboards with Design Studio and BusinessObjects Analysis, Edition for Office

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  333. Generate a Smart Forms Navigator in a Tree Structure with ABAP

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  334. Combine SAP NetWeaver Identity Management and SAP Access Control to Automate Management of IT and ERP Access and Identity

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  335. Best Practices for Managing the Contract Life Cycle

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  336. New Features of Solution Manager 7.1 SP08 Including Information on SP09 and SP10

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  337. Creating Custom Slider Bars and Ribbons for Improved Usability in SAP Performance Management

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  338. An Overview of UX Renewal for SAP ERP HCM

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  339. How to Build Analytics to Visualize and Explore Your Growing Enterprise Mobility Management Data

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  340. Expand Your Reporting Options with an Extended G/L Code Block

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  341. Two Methods to Procure Third-Party Services in SAP EAM

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  342. SAP CRM 7.0 Reporting Framework Concepts and Enhancements with the CRM WebClient UI

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  343. Use SAP’s OpenSQL Tool to Close Your SAP Access Control 5.3 Reporting Gap

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  344. How to Create a Custom Metric to Monitor Specific Background Jobs

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  345. Best Practices to Develop and Manage a Corporate Reporting Template

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  346. Accelerated Finance and Controlling in SAP ERP with SAP HANA

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  347. How to Create a Custom Metric to Monitor Email and Fax Transmissions

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  348. 8 Add-Ons for Better Dashboards

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  349. The VAT Rate Changes: A Checklist

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  350. A Comparison of the Reporting Capabilities of SAP BPC 10.0 and SAP BPC 7.x Versions

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  351. Use Report Painter to Facilitate the Design of Due Date Analysis Reports

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  352. A Beginner’s Overview of CRM Analytics

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  353. How to Integrate Solution Manager with Worksoft Certify

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  354. Run the Right Rolling Forecast Report with Actual Data from SAP SEM-BCS

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  355. Dig Into SP04 Features for BusinessObjects Explorer and Analysis

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  357. Advanced Techniques for Creating and Using Different Report Variants

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  358. Spotlight: The Four I’s of the Internal Audit Process

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  359. Special Report: Implementing SAP HANA – An End-to-End Perspective

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  360. Use Flexible Summarization to Reduce the Number of Line Items in FI Documents

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