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Developing Manufacturing Composite Applications Using SAP MII

SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (SAP MII) enables connected manufacturingand provides an impressively clear picture of what your operations are doing. Just how does SAP MII do this? The answers lie in the pages of this anthology. For example, in the first article you’ll learn about the various system layers within a manufacturing environment that you need to connect to, integrate with, and report on—all in a secure and personalized manner—to ensure smooth operations. Read More

Project Management: Pitfalls to Avoid, Best Practices to Follow

Implementing functionality in an SAP system always involves more than just the technology. As the 12 authors in this anthology show, the accompanying changes in business processes need just as much attention. This recently published collection of SAP Professional Journal articles shares their advice based on their many years of experience. Read More

Enhance Your BI Reporting Skills: Tips for Using SAP HANA, SAP Lumira, Design Studio, and Web Intelligence

SAP’s reporting offerings have exploded in the recent past. Changes and enhancements to SAP HANA, SAP Lumira, SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio, and SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence have added significant functionality to SAP’s reporting toolbox. In this anthology from BI Expert, we offer a one-stop option for learning about these new functionalities and understanding how you can best use them to meet your company’s BI needs. Read More

SuccessFactors and SAP ERP HCM: Technical Tips and Integration Advice

SAP’s acquisition of SuccessFactors comes with a lot of confusion in the marketplace about what this move means for current SAP ERP HCM users and how they can integrate SuccessFactors technology into existing SAP landscapes. This anthology, a collection of articles recently published in HR Expert, helps to clarify the confusion, answers your integration questions, and provides technical guidance on how to properly plan for and use SuccessFactors in your organization. Read More

SAP HANA High Availability and Disaster Recovery Essentials

SAP HANA provides speedy access to your data, but only if everything is running smoothly. This anthology, a collection of articles recently published in SAP Professional Journal, contains tips and best practices on how to ensure that your data is highly available despite any system mishap or disaster that may occur. Read More

Advancing Your ABAP Skills

At SAP Professional Journal, our mission is to help you build your skills and achieve the business goals of the organizations you serve. This anthology, a collection of articles recently published in SAP Professional Journal and BI Expert, has been curated with this guiding principle in mind — to help you advance your ABAP skills and stay on the leading edge of SAP technology. Read More

Best Practices for Financial Reporting in SAP

This exclusive anthology of articles recently published in Financials Expert delivers unparalleled guidance on how to optimize financial reporting processes with SAP applications. Discover insights on how to release a standard cost estimate in the middle of the month, techniques that you can put to use immediately for automating the creation of task lists in the SAP Financial Closing Cockpit, as well as step-by-step instruction on how to optimize the bad debt process in SAP ERP Financials. And, that's just the beginning! Read More

Mitigate Risk with SAP Access Control

This exclusive compendium of articles on SAP Access Control, recently published in SAP Professional Journal, has been curated to help you advance your GRC skills and stay on the leading edge of SAP technology. Read More

SAP in the Cloud: An Executive Guide

SAP in the Cloud: An Executive Guide is the definitive resource for business and IT leaders and managers who are responsible for establishing their organization’s cloud strategy for SAP solutions. If you are looking for a comprehensive introduction to, and explanation of, SAP solutions for the cloud, you’ve come to the right place.

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Introduction to ABAP: A Project-Driven Guide

This highly visual, project-driven insiderBOOK provides novices with a comprehensive, practical guide to the basics of ABAP development. First, you dive into the fundamentals of ABAP, then build on that core knowledge with progressively more advanced concepts and programming techniques. Readers follow along, step-by-step, as the author develops a complete Point of Sale (POS) System, from scratch and gain a detailed understanding of a complete ABAP development project. Readers of this book are assured a thorough understanding of how to use ABAP in real-world scenarios. Read More

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting: The Complete Integration Guide

The SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting execution suite (REC) includes Recruiting Marketing (RMK) and Recruiting Management (RCM). Together with Onboarding (ONB), the solutions offer organizations the ability to efficiently identify and attract the best candidates. This insiderBOOK provides you with step-by-step configuration advice and best practices to take advantage of available integrations between SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting and other SAP SuccessFactors modules, plus solutions from third-party vendors.

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SAP in the Cloud: Migration Roadmap

A step-by-step guide to migrating your SAP® solutions to the cloud, from the people who do it every day

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SAP in the Cloud: Security Essentials

A step-by-step guide to migrating your SAP® solutions to the cloud, from the people who do it every day

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Unleash the Power of Your Supply Chain: A Real-World Guide to SAP Integrated Business Planning

This book will reveal the benefits of SAP Integrated Business Planning—and how to take advantage of them. It includes end-to-end supply chain visibility; cost-effective and quick customer service; alignment and integration of planning and execution; increased availability of information to all stakeholders; the ability to address cross-functional and critical business decisions, and how to achieve optimal collaboration. Learn about real-world supply chain challenges in a variety of verticals and provide real-world solutions by employing SAP Integrated Business Planning.

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Application Data Management: Empower Business Teams to Get Data Right

A comprehensive guide to using application data management (ADM) as a framework to
empower business teams to maintain and govern high quality data in your enterprise applications.

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Digital Transformation with SAP: An Executive Guide

A comprehensive explanation of the rise of digital transformation how you can use its power  to help keep up with the latest business trends and stay ahead of the competition.

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Popular Chapters

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  • Chapter 7: Phase Four: Transition

    In the final phase, transition, we go through what you can expect at go-live, followed by lengthy discussions regarding service level agreements, operations process training, and transition to cloud operations. We talk about intricacies of system stabilization and monitoring. Finally, we explore the options for business continuity and security

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  • Chapter 6: Phase Three: Build

    In the third phase, build, we walk through developing proofs of concept for your project. The chapter discusses how to take advantage of a provision-shared infrastructure, as well as strategies for building and testing that infrastructure. There is an examination on how to build and mitigate databases and applications, as well as planning the phase cutover. It also looks at automated provisioning and automated services.

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  • Chapter 5: Phase Two: Model

    The second phase of moving SAP to the cloud, model, contains an overview of the second half of onboarding to the cloud. It examples infrastructure requirements and design and walks the reader through the process of developing a workload analysis. The chapter discusses application and business process discovery as well as operational run books and migration strategy.

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  • Encryption

    The previous chapters [of SAP in the Cloud: Security Essentials] discussed how cloud providers can prevent an attacker from accessing your data. But what happens if an attacker does gain access? Does this mean it’s game over, data’s stolen, start running damage control? Not necessarily. This is where encryption can help you. In this chapter excerpt, we’ll cover what encryption is and how you can use it to protect your cloud-based SAP system.

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