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  1. Secrets to Successful Data Conversions

    Converting data from a legacy system to an SAP system can be a daunting task. Follow experienced advice for planning and executing your data conversion strategy, from developing project scope to testing and monitoring the data conversion. Included with these tips are two downloads: a sample Microsoft Visio data dependency planning chart and a conversion…...…
  2. Analyze Segregation of Duties in Legacy Systems with Compliance Calibrator

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    Starting with Compliance Calibrator 5.1, and continuing with versions 5.2 and 5.3, you can connect Compliance Calibrator to non-SAP systems to perform Segregation of Duties analysis. See how to set up Compliance Calibrator to do this in six steps. Key Concept Compliance Calibrator is one of SAP’s solutions for GRC. It provides real-time controls compliance…...…
  3. Step-by-Step Instructions for a Successful Payroll Implementation Using an SAP ERP HCM Payroll Comparison Program

    Migrating payroll from your legacy payroll systems into an SAP payroll system is a highly complex process and is a major factor for ensuring the overall success of an SAP implementation. Follow this step-by-step process to compare your legacy payroll run with your SAP payroll run for the same period. See how to capture your…...…
  4. Combine SAP’s Wage Type Reporter with Excel to Increase Payroll Testing Effectiveness

    Create an Excel spreadsheet to view and compare payroll result differences after every configuration change to minimize errors. Key Concept Parallel testing is one of the most effective ways to test configuration and rules prior to a payroll go-live. Parallel testing is the phase in an SAP implementation in which HR professionals compare the payroll…...…
  5. Reconcile FI-AA with FI-GL After Fixed Asset Data Takeover

    Learn five steps to reconcile the Asset Accounting sub-ledger with FI-GL after you complete the initial go-live implementation when you bring over the asset data from your legacy system into your SAP system. Key Concept Fixed asset legacy data takeover is the process of loading asset data from a previous system into SAP’s Asset Accounting…...…
  6. Bulletproof Your SAP Implementations and Legacy-to-SAP Conversions

    Find out the pitfalls that occur most often when converting from a non-SAP legacy system to an SAP system. Then discover best practices to help you avoid these pitfalls and see how you can apply them to your project. Key Concept Project success can be defined as providing a well-developed system near its due date…...…
  7. When Should Your HR Reporting Strategy Include SAP BW?

    In some companies, a transactional system such as R/3 may no longer be enough to handle all HR reporting needs. Evaluate certain circumstances in which a BW system can more effectively cater to a particular reporting requirement. Key Concept To create a comprehensive reporting environment in SAP HR, you need support from your SAP BW…...…
  8. Learn New Methods For Comparing Payroll Results and Improve Your Payroll Implementation Projects

    Get tips and ideas for how to perform a payroll parallel run. A payroll parallel run is the comparison of payroll results between a legacy payroll system and a new SAP payroll system that is being implemented. The results are compared line by line and wage type by wage type between the two systems. Key…...…
  9. How to Plan and Manage a Successful Payroll Parallel Run

    Parallel runs are often the most demanding phase of any HR and payroll implementation. Yet little formal advice is available and most users seem to learn through experience only. This general overview of the process shows that detailed planning, setting expectations, and good communication are the keys to a successful parallel run. Key Concept A…...…
  10. Transfer Small Amounts of Legacy Data into Asset Accounting with Ease

    The SAP R/3 Asset Accounting component has a little-known tool, known as Transfer Legacy Data to Asset Accounting using Microsoft Excel, for loading legacy asset data into an SAP system. Data transfers in small volumes can be a snap if you follow these steps and know where the formatting pitfalls are. Key Concept To implement…...…