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This guide to SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 (formerly Xcelsius )is a cookbook packed full of practical recipes written in a clear, concise manner with annotated examples to empower readers to quickly accomplish specific dashboard tasks. If you are a developer with a good command and knowledge of creating dashboards, but are not yet an advanced Dashboard Design user, then this is the perfect book for you. You should have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel as well as knowledge of basic dashboard practices, though experience of Dashboard Design as a specific dashboard tool is not essential.
Designed for SAP users as a quick reference or for computer science and business students, SAP MM Questions and Answers includes all the major concepts related to SAP MM functionality, technical configuration, and implementation in an easy-to-understand question and answer format. It discusses the new aspects related to SAP ERP 6.0 and all the important MM codes and concepts for materials and vendors, including clients, company codes, plants, storage locations, purchase organizations, etc. The organized and accessible format allows the reader to quickly find the questions on specific subjects and provides all of the details to pass certification exams in a step-by-step, easy-to-read method of instruction.
Designed for SAP users as a quick reference or for computer science and business students, SAP SD Questions and Answers includes all the major concepts related to SAP SD functionality, technical configuration, and implementation in an easy-to-understand question and answer format. This organized and accessible format allows the reader to quickly find the questions on specific subjects and provides all of the details to pass certification exams in a step-by-step, easy-to-read method of instruction. Topics Covered include Invoicing, Distribution Points, Backorder Processing, Account Determination, Material Master, Transaction Codes, Partner Procedures, Rebates and Refunds, Interfaces, Condition Types, Inventory issues, Administration Tables and more!
HIGHLIGHT Written by the undisputed world leaders in SharePoint Business Data Catalog development, this book introduces the BDC and shows SharePoint developers how to fully exploit it in SharePoint applications. DESCRIPTION Organizations are surrounded by islands of data locked into different systems and databases. Microsoft introduced Business Data Catalog (BDC) with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server to help cope with the Islands of Data problem. Using BDC, you can bring data from many sources into one place: SharePoint. That data can then be made available for users to view on the intranet, extranet, or internet. SharePoint 2007 Developer's Guide to Business Data Catalog is a practical, example-rich guide to the features of the BDC and the techniques you need to build solutions for end users. This book starts with the basics what the BDC is, what you can do with it, and how to pull together a simple BDC solution. With the fundamentals in hand, you start exploring the techniques and ideas to put BDC into use in your organization. KEY POINTS A complete introduction and guide to the SharePoint Business Data Catalog. Written by Nick Swan and Brett Lonsdale, the world's leading authorities on SharePoint BDC. Integrating business data through SharePoint is a rapidly-growing area of development and a key focus for Microsoft in future versions of SharePoint. This book assumes the user is comfortable with SharePoint Server and WSS, so it concentrates on the BDC feature set.
SAP Implementation Unleashed A Business and Technical Roadmap to Deploying SAP George W. Anderson Charles D. Nilson Tim Rhodes SAP can help you capture better information and deliver it more quickly, allowing you to make better decisions and maximize the business value of everything you do. However, SAP implementations require massive effort, total buy-in, and significant change throughout the organization. In SAP Implementation Unleashed, 10 expert SAP project managers, functional consultants, and technologists guide you through the entire journey, helping you avoid pain and pitfalls and gain all the benefits of SAP. The authors introduce start-to-finish business, technical, and project management roadmaps for successful SAP implementation. Then, drawing on their immense experience, they walk you through the entire process of planning and deployment-addressing make-or-break issues and hidden gaps that other guidebooks ignore. You'll discover how to employ processes, models, and toolsets that help you achieve implementation excellence while systematically reducing cost and business risk. Along the way, you'll find actionable advice and real-world insight into innovative project management, best-suited leadership, effective load testing, contemporary infrastructure implementation, and more. George W. Anderson is responsible for providing enterprise applications thought leadership for the EDS/HP office of the CTO. A long-time SAP consultant and PMI-certified project manager, George has authored several best-selling books and enjoys new challenges. Charles D. Nilson is a senior program manager for EDS/HP and has led many successful SAP implementation teams over the years. He is a PMI PMP and is SAP Partner Academy certified in MM and PP. Tim Rhodes is a senior SAP technical consultant for EDS/HP and a Basis/infrastructure veteran focused on implementing, migrating, and upgrading SAP Business Suite and NetWeaver solutions. Tim is also an SAP-certified technical consultant, OCP, MCSE, and HP Master ASE. Detailed Information on How To... Define the business vision driving your implementation, and use it to design your solution Use TCO techniques to fully understand SAP's financial impact in your organization Structure your SAP project management office, business teams, technical support organization, and overall project team Size, plan, and test your SAP infrastructure to deliver the best performance and availability at the best cost Integrate SAP into an SOA environment Install and configure SAP Business Suite and NetWeaver components Perform basic functional configuration, testing, and change management activities Enable a smooth transition by successfully performing the critical tasks that immediately precede SAP Go-Live Choose the right mix of tools and applications to test, manage, and monitor SAP Prepare your SAP Operations team for its post-implementation responsibilities Category: Databases Covers: SAP User Level: Beginner-Intermediate-Advanced
SAP is the world leader in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software; of the software's modules, the FI (Finance) and CO (Controlling) are by far the most popular and are widely implemented. This book has no competition it is the only book on the market on how to configure and implement SAP's FI and CO modules to maximize functionality and features hands-on, step-by-step instructions and real-world examples that provide immediate and practical solutions. Updated for SAP's ECC 6.0, the book covers FI enterprise structure, general ledger, substitutions and validations, automatic account assignments, accounts payable and receivable, asset accounting, accrual engine, closing entries, credit management, lockbox, CO enterprise structure, profitability analysis (CO-PA), and more.
Throughout the world, high-profile large organizations (aerospace and defense, automotive, banking, chemicals, financial service providers, healthcare, high tech, insurance, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, retail, telecommunications, and utilities) and governments are using SAP software to process their most mission-critical, highly sensitive data. With more than 100,000 installations, SAP is the world's largest enterprise software company and the world's third largest independent software supplier overall. Despite this widespread use, there have been very few books written on SAP implementation and security, despite a great deal of interest. (There are 220,000 members in an on-line SAP 'community' seeking information, ideas and tools on the IT Toolbox Website alone.) Managing SAP user authentication and authorizations is becoming more complex than ever, as there are more and more SAP products involved that have very different access issues. It's a complex area that requires focused expertise. This book is designed for these network and systems administrator who deal with the complexity of having to make judgmental decisions regarding enormously complicated and technical data in the SAP landscape, as well as pay attention to new compliance rules and security regulations. Most SAP users experience significant challenges when trying to manage and mitigate the risks in existing or new security solutions and usually end up facing repetitive, expensive re-work and perpetuated compliance challenges. This book is designed to help them properly and efficiently manage these challenges on an ongoing basis. It aims to remove the 'Black Box' mystique that surrounds SAP security.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Your Hands-on Guide to SAP NetWeaver Portal TechnologyMaster SAP NetWeaver Portal with the most comprehensive, step-by-step reference available on the entire portal implementation life cycle. Written by SAP architect Rabi Jay, this book provides everything you need to plan, design, install, configure, and administer SAP NetWeaver Portal, including SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java. SAP NetWeaver Portal Technology: The Complete Reference is filled with detailed descriptions, numerous illustrations, and hundreds of expert tips. Design and deploy portals with high availability, scalability, and performance. Implement single sign-on to backend systems and integrate SAP and non-SAP applications. Configure reliable J2EE engine and portal security, and devise a flawless portal backup and restore strategy. Improve performance using portal workload, GC, thread dump, and HTTP analysis. Plan futuristically using PAM, release planning, and maintenance strategy Design global portals using federated portal networks and external-facing portals Implement self-registration and delegated user and content administration Enable authorization using security zones, UME actions, and ACL permissions Manage users centrally using LDAP, UME, and Identity Management Implement user-, type-, and attribute-based authentication Brand your portal using portal desktop rules, themes, and framework pages Configure portal transports, and deploy patches and business packages using JSPM Monitor your portal using CCMS and GRMG Availability Monitoring Manage your portal centrally using NWA and maintain systems using SLD
Governance, risk, and compliance-these three big letters can add up to one giant headache. But GRC doesn't have to be a boil on your corporate behind. SAP GRC For Dummies untangles the web of regulations that confronts your company and introduces you to software solutions the not only keep you in compliance, but also make your whole enterprise stronger. This completely practical guide starts with a big-picture look and GRC and explains how it can help your organization grow. You'll find out why these regulations were enacted; what you can do to ensure compliance; and how compliance can help you prevent fraud, bolster your corporate image, and envision and execute the best possible corporate strategy. This all-business handbook will help you: Understand the impact of Sarbanes-Oxley Control access effectively Color your company a greener shade of green Source or sell goods internationally Keep your employees safe and healthy Ensure that data is kept secret and private Manage information flow in all directions Enhance your public image through sustainability reporting Use GRC as the basis for a powerful new corporate strategy Complete with enlightening lists of best practices for successful GRC implementation and conducting global trade, this book also puts you in touch with thought leadership Web sights where you can deepen your understanding of GRC-based business strategies. You can't avoid dealing with GRC, but you can make the most of it with a little help from SAP GRC For Dummies .
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Centralize and Control Enterprise Project Management Plan, execute, and track projects across the entire lifecycle using SAP Project System (PS) and the in-depth information contained in this comprehensive volume. SAP Project System Handbook explains how to configure PS for optimal performance, design structures and networks, create project blueprints, generate cost estimates and materials demands, and use the latest SAP tools. You will find full details on scheduling work, automating and tracking billing and POs, triggering events, and integrating with most other SAP modules. An invaluable reference to PS transaction codes is also included. Configure and customize SAP Project System Build PS objects, networks, and Work Breakdown Structures Use customer and service projects to track sales and billing Understand Assembly Processing concepts Create integrated cost, settlement, and resource plans Develop financial, workforce, and materials management blueprints Perform resource-related billing using Dynamic Item Processor Profiles Simulate and automatically generate sales documents, POs, and quotations Manage corporate investments with IM structures and AUCs Construct timesaving Project, Network, and Milestone Templates Extend functionality with the Project Builder, Planning Board, and ProMan
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Your Hands-On Guide to SAP Business Information Warehouse Give your company the competitive edge by delivering up-to-date, pertinent business reports to users inside and outside your enterprise. SAP Business Information Warehouse Reporting shows you how to construct Enterprise Data Warehouses, create workbooks and queries, analyze and format results, and supply meaningful reports. Learn how to use the BEx and Web Analyzers, Web Application Designer, Visual Composer, and Information Broadcaster. You will also find out how to forecast future business trends, build enterprise portals and websites, and tune performance. Group data into InfoCubes and DataStore Objects and generate reports using queries and workbooks Work with the BEx Analyzer, Web Analyzer, and Query Designer Build queries and reports using the Business Administration Workbench Add attachments and drill-through using Document Integration and RRI Format and distribute results using Report Designer and Information Broadcaster Extend functionality with Enterprise Portal, Data Modeling, and Visual Composer Deploy charts, maps, diagrams, and unit of measure conversions Predict trends and possible outcomes using SBC and Integrated Planning Generate HTML pages using Enterprise Reporting and Web Application Designer Create BI-based corporate Web and intranet sites using SAP Enterprise Portal