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  1. Virtualization and SAP: What You Should Know Before Your Upgrade

    Reading time: 8 mins

    ManagementVirtualization is no longer a new concept for most SAP companies, yet many are just getting on the bandwagon. SAP upgrade expert Lon Blake explains several virtualization options SAP project teams should consider, and how they can get the most out of the SAP Adaptive Computing Controller — SAP’s customized approach to virtualization. As SAP...…

  2. Virtual Characteristics and Key Figures Make Queries More Dynamic

    Reading time: 49 mins

    Though immensely useful, time-dependent attributes have limitations that can lead to inaccurate reports. The author explains the benefits of virtual characteristics and key figures, which use programmable BW user exits. He then walks you through five steps that will allow you to make the most of virtual characteristics and key figures.   In the SAP...…

  3. Moving to the Cloud? Follow This Migration Model

    ManagementSee how to successfully migrate your existing enterprise class SAP application servers to a commodity-based or cloud computing infrastructure. Understand the prerequisites of virtualized servers, the build process, and the steps required to transform a traditional SAP infrastructure into a virtualized environment. Key Concept Virtualization is the key technology that enables cloud computing. A virtual...…

  4. Get Started with Cloud Computing and SAP Today

    Thinking about cloud computing? Not sure how to get started? Discover the different types of cloud computing models with a focus on Infrastructure as a Service. Included are immediate SAP use cases for applying cloud technology, SAP-specific challenges and support considerations, and guidelines for building your own hybrid cloud. Key Concept Infrastructure as a Service...…

  5. Using SAP BPC 10.1, Version for NetWeaver for Real-Time Integrated Planning Without Any Data Duplication

    Learn how to configure SAP’s Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) 10.1, version for NetWeaver with SAP HANA for planning using any SAP or non-SAP data as reference data for BPC planning functions in real time, without any data duplication or replication. Key Concept The SAP HANA system handles data such as local tables on the...…

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

    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 2.0 and how it ties into SAP HANA and SAP Lumira. Learn the importance of general predictive modeling concepts, and then apply those concepts as...…

  7. Tips and Tricks for Troubleshooting Your SAP CRM Mobile Sales Implementation

    /MobileLearn how to install the Mobile Sales application, including the prerequisites required for the installation. Discover a few of the most common problems that arise after the installation and find out how to troubleshoot them. Key Concept Mobile Sales is a client application that is installed on each user’s individual machine. It allows users to...…

  8. Take Advantage of Automated Controls for Continuous Monitoring and Compliance Testing

    Learn how the different options for control automation included in the automated control framework in SAP BusinessObjects Process Control 3.0 turn tedious and error-prone manual tests into a repeatable automated process. Key Concept A centralized and automated approach to continuous control monitoring and testing of effectiveness can considerably reduce effort, cost, and reliance on external...…

  9. Implement ATP and Stock Transfer Flows for Virtual Distribution Plants in SAP ECC 6.0

    By Amir Ashfaq Hussain, Infosys Technologies, Limited In business scenarios in which virtual plants are created within SAP ERP systems for administrative purposes, managing available-to-promise (ATP) checks and stock transfers presents challenges. SAP provides two options that address plant-to-plant transfer issues in virtual plants. Based on North American or European business scenarios, these lessons learned...…

  10. Use Virtual Time Hierarchies for Flexible Reporting with Time Characteristics

    Activating virtual time hierarchies provides a flexible and convenient option for reporting on time characteristics. Not only is it simple to implement, it can immediately increase the functionality available to query designers and users. It can deliver reports with summary time groupings on existing time characteristics (based on 0DATE, 0CALMONTH, 0CALMONTH2, and 0FISCPER) with no...…