Improving Customer Service & Mitigating Transportation Disruptions with Descartes Supply Chain Visibility & Connectivity Solutions

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  1. An Introduction to BW Workspaces in 7.3: Increase User Flexibility with Central Oversight

    Ned Falk describes the functionality behind BW Workspaces, which is new to SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3. It is only available with 7.3 running on SAP HANA or HANA’s predecessor, SAP Business Warehouse Accelerator (BWA). See the tasks the BW back-end global team needs to perform to set up BW Workspaces. Key Concept SAP’s Silvia Bratz...…

  2. Steps to Enhance SAP Third-Party Procurement

    Examine the five steps involved in setting up a standard third-party procurement process in your R/3 Enterprise or mySAP ERP Central Component system. Then look at options you have for special orders. A workaround allows you to cancel third-party orders even after the third-party vendor receives the order. Key Concept The third-party procurement solution available...…

  3. Digital Supply Chain

    Improving Customer Service & Mitigating Transportation Disruptions with Descartes Supply Chain Visibility & Connectivity Solutions

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    Visibility in supply chains goes beyond just tracking freight location – it involves anticipating delays, providing predictive ETAs, and optimizing operations. This broader visibility generates value across multiple departments by addressing consumer demands for swift, accurate order fulfillment and detailed delivery information. However, fragmented systems and processes among suppliers, distributors, carriers, and stakeholders hamper seamless…

  4. Tips for Enhanced Reporting and Planning Using Local Providers

    The embedded model of SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for SAP NetWeaver, offers a unique functionality for ad-hoc planning that leverages SAP HANA tables for easy data input and retrieval: local providers. Learn how you can use local providers in SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for SAP NetWeaver, to perform quick...…

  5. An Overview of Simplified Modeling with SAP BW on SAP HANA (Part 1)

    Learn how the move to SAP BW running on SAP HANA makes SAP BW both faster to use and simpler to deploy. Key Concept InfoProviders are the objects against which BEx Queries are written. BEx Queries, in turn, feed data to reporting tools. In the beginning, InfoCubes were the lone InfoProviders, but over time, more...…

  6. 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

    During this live Q&A session, Dr. Bjarne Berg, principal at PwC and speaker at HANA 2016, discussed the new capabilities of the 7.5 edition of SAP BW powered by SAP HANA, and answered readers’ questions on what features have been extended from earlier releases and how to leverage the latest release to improve productivity and...…

  7. SAP HANA Studio-Based Modeling of BW Objects Without Transaction Code RSA1

    Learn the steps needed to set up an SAP HANA studio user interface to access some of the BW modeling tasks normally done in BW transaction code RSA1. As SAP HANA and BW modelers merge and overlap tasks, the ability to model windows into each type of modelers’ worlds becomes more and more important. Key...…

  8. Automate Sales Processing and Price Updates for Third-Party Products

    Learn about the procurement process of an item that is not manufactured in-house by a manufacturing company but is instead a direct procurement from a third party sold to the customer of the manufacturing company. See how you can configure your system to carry out automatic updates of prices of such items in SAP ERP...…

  9. RESTful Services Eases the Documentation of Web Intelligence Reports in SAP BusinessObjects 4.X

    Documenting Web Intelligence reports can require a great deal of effort, but if this task is combined with exploring internals of Web Intelligence, and learning the basics of Powershell and SAP Raylight Representational State Transfer (RESTful) Web Services API, it can be a fun and very useful experience. Key Concept Powershell is a free tool...…

  10. Exploit SAP Quality Management to Handle Subcontracting Activities

    Learn about the main functionalities relevant for subcontracting activities during the production process in the case of discrete manufacturing, using the materials management (MM), Production Planning (PP), Quality Management (QM), and Financial Accounting (FI) modules. Follow details about the main customizing settings to be done in the system from a financial point of view. Key...…