Application Development

Find out how existing ABAP code can be optimized and leveraged to achieve the best results in existing systems, while understanding how it can be used in new ways using the SAP Cloud Platform ABAP Environment. Learn about new application development requirements for creating SAP Fiori-based applications, components for cloud-deployed systems, migrating code to new platforms like SAP S/4HANA, and using APIs for the purposes of integration and connecting cloud-based systems. Learn about SAP and non-SAP tools and technologies for managing, maintaining, and improving the efficiency of the development process.  


  1. TIBCO

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  2. Adapt SAP S/4HANA Business Functionality to Meet Your Company’s Requirements

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    Discover how to apply two extensibility options to modify SAP S/4HANA business functionality. Key Concept SAP S/4HANA is the next generation of business applications that can be installed locally in a data center or in a public or managed cloud. One of the central issues users have is how to extend the business functionality delivered…...…
  3. ABAP for the Modern Age

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    Some of the most significant innovations in SAP NetWeaver 7.5 — the latest iteration of SAP’s well-known technology and integration platform — are in the ABAP programming model. This article looks at a set of particularly useful features available with ABAP 7.5, including new ABAP language features for enabling more concise code and enhancements that…
  4. Identifying Performance Problems in ABAP Applications

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    As IT landscapes become increasingly more complex, it is important to keep business operations running smoothly. Performance issues in ABAP applications, therefore, need to be identified — and rectified — early on for maximum efficiency. Learn how you can leverage the transaction STATS to analyze records, determine bottlenecks, and optimize processes for faster response times,…
  5. 5 Areas for Future-Proofing Your Corporate Finance Processes

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    Companies understand the critical importance of having full and central control over their finance processes. Yet this is an increasingly challenging proposition, especially for treasurers of large corporations that have many subsidiaries. This article examines five key areas that CFOs can leverage to future-proof corporate finance in the age of big data and fast access…
  6. Connecting Customers

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    Find out what is in store for the ASUG community in 2016, both its chapters – which are regionally focused groups – and special interest groups (SIGs). This includes community advocates hitting the road to various chapters to deliver face-to-face content on some of the most important and forward-thinking topics in the SAP ecosystem, such…
  7. Q&A Recap: Building a Case for SAP S/4HANA

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    The digital economy has accelerated business opportunity, but it has also created added complexity within IT systems. These complexities contribute to decreasing employee satisfaction, and increasing costs. Read this recap of a live Q&A session with SAP experts Lance Holbert and Carl Dubler for the answers to questions posed by readers’ on how SAP S/4HANA…
  8. Take Finance into the Digital Age

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    In this Q&A, Martin Naraschewski, Vice President of Finance Solutions at SAP, provides insights as to what the digital economy really means for the finance organization and addresses what finance needs to do in order to prepare for a digital platform. He also lays out his vision for the finance function of the future, and…
  9. A Fast Path to Innovation and Simplification with Central Finance

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    The aim of SAP S/4HANA Finance is to provide finance organizations the ability to completely reimagine business processes for the digital age. This article explores Central Finance, an accelerated, non-disruptive SAP S/4HANA Finance deployment option that replicates financial transactions from SAP and non-SAP ERP source systems onto a Central Finance instance that runs on SAP…
  10. New Expectations, New Tools

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    Finance leaders operating in a challenging business environment focus on reducing costs, honing leadership skills, and developing new finance talent. Discover how SAP S/4HANA Finance can serve as a critical tool for helping the finance team accomplish these three key objectives. This content is available to General Members. Sign In Become a Member