Data & Analytics

Data and Analytics involve the management of operational and analytical data and the analysis of the data to enable organizations to understand the performance and make effective decisions to improve business processes and outcomes. As organizations focus on combining operational data with user experience data, it is critical to have processes and procedures that ensure effective use of data in order to make timely decisions. Content in this area will cover tools to understand, manage data and analyze the data as it is moved and stored across the enterprise, and discuss methods that the SAPinsiders use for the purpose. Get guidance on technologies like AI and machine learning, robotic process automation, and learn to use them to your advantage.

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    Four Questions to Help You Understand Embedded Analytics

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  1. Intel

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    Analysts and business leaders agree that digital transformation is a top strategic priority in the coming years — and the investment dollars are following. The pressure to go faster is acute for organizations that run their business on SAP ERP systems. In the clamor to digitize, organizations must realize that different business processes require differentiated…
  2. Dynamic Documents: Completing the New Face of Reporting

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    Screen programming and list programming used to occupy two different worlds. Controls programming changed that. The ALV Grid Control allows you to replace tabular lists with control-based tables on screens, and the SAP Tree Control provides a new way of displaying hierarchical lists. But how can you display unstructured output in a control-based environment? Starting…...…
  3. Write Costing-Based CO-PA Reports Your Readers Will Trust — Five Secret Tricks to Building General Ledger Reconciliation into Your ‘Profitability Analysis’ Data

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    Section 1 of this article is especially for people who consider themselves CBR (Confused Beyond Recognition) by R/3’s “distributed” approach to accounting.1 Section 2 expands on this topic while specifically identifying some needed background information for examining CO-PA report challenges. Section 3 puts a finger on both some well-known and some not-so-well-known integration trouble spots…...…
  4. Data and Document Archiving for SAP R/3: Mission-Critical, Yet Easier Than You Think

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    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…
  5. Tips from a Workflow Wizard: Use SAP’s Generic Object Services for Better Business Intelligence …

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    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…
  6. Operational Reporting Using the SAP BW Operational Data Store

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    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…
  7. 18 Techniques for Locating the Underlying Data of a Screen Field

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    SAP’s three-tiered architecture is the backbone of an R/3 infrastructure. It’s what makes an R/3 system flexible, reliable, and open, all at the same time. It’s also what makes locating underlying data, at times, so inherently difficult. For example, when you need several fields from a transaction for a report or an enhancement, you will…...…
  8. Enabling Point-and-Click Data Entry Assistance for Your BAPI Applications

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    Within SAPGUI, facilities that help users enter data are known as Input Help. In simple cases, SAPGUI’s Input Help presents the user with a list of codes and descriptions. For more complex object types, Match Codes are used to enable the user to search on more expansive sets of criteria. You can provide a similar…...…
  9. SAP Smart Forms: Form Printing in the Internet Age

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    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…
  10. ABAP — Computing with Huge Amounts of Data

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    These are some of the major tasks for a BW to HANA migration. by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Peter Graf, Vice President of Marketing, SAPMarkets SAPinsider - 2000 (Volume 1), June (Issue 1) by Karl Kessler and Joachim Jakob, SAP AG SAPinsider -…