Whether youre looking to get data set up in your CATS system, better manage employees activities, or add enhanced functionality, this is the book you need. Explore the different core functions of CATS, such as approval and transfer processes. Then find what you need to make SAP CATS specific to different business requirements and scenarios, such as integration with other SAP components. Highlights: * Master data * Time entry * Approval and rejection * Workflow * Integration with SAP components * Reporting * HR-enabled CATS * User exits and BAdIs * Employee and Manager Self-Services * SAP Fiori * Enhancement packs * ABAP development
There´s more to upgrading your SAP system than just pressing a button. Here´s the next-best thing: a comprehensive guide to the upgrade process. You´ll understand project planning and processes, how to use upgrade tools in ABAP and Java systems, and how to upgrade individual products like SAP Solution Manager, SAP BW, SAP CRM, SAP Enterprise Portal, SAP PI and SAP PO, and more. Finally, everything you need to perform successful SAP upgrades! In this book, youll learn about: Project Planning Dont embark on your upgrade journey unprepared. Understand how to plan for the project, and get to know the system architecture, upgrade tools, and strategies that youll need to be successful. Upgrade Processes Find the steps youll need to upgrade Java and ABAP systems, modify SAP objects, and learn how to use the right tools for these processes. Upgrading SAP Components Each SAP component has a unique flavor. Get what you need to upgrade each of the major components, including SAP BW, SAP CRM, SAP Enterprise Portal, SAP Process Integration, and more. Highlights: Project planning Technical planning ABAP and Java upgrades SAP Enterprise Portal SAP Process Orchestration SAP BusinessObjects BI Upgrade process and preparation Upgrade tools Modifying SAP objects SAP ERP, SAP CRM, SAP SCM, SAP BW Enhancement packages Galileo Press heißt jetzt Rheinwerk Verlag.
Looking to get the big picture on SAP Hybris? Want to learn what´s available-on premise and in the cloud-and how it fits into your CRM landscape? With this guide, you´ll begin by understanding the functionality of the five main SAP Hybris solutions: sales, service, commerce, marketing, and billing. Then explore reporting and mobility options and see how each product integrates with existing SAP solutions. Connect better with your customers! Galileo Press heißt jetzt Rheinwerk Verlag.
The use of Agile methods to implement SAP is a relatively new approach and one that has proven to be very successful. Agile techniques can greatly improve your SAP implementations, reduce risks, and help you bring your projects in on schedule and within budget.
Finally the entire SAP BI world comes in one volume! This comprehensive guide covers the full spectrum of SAP solutions for business intelligence: both SAP NetWeaver and SAP BusinessObjects. In this all-encompassing reference, you will learn everything you need to know regarding data modeling and retrieval, optimal use of reporting tools from SAP (BEx and BusinessObjects), and the essential differences and recent changes between SAP BW 3.x and SAP NetWeaver BW 7.3. This is the ultimate resource that you will consult over and over again, with essential information for SAP consultants, IT staff, DB managers, and end-users. Highlights: - Business intelligence - Business Warehouse - Reporting - Analytics - Data Warehousing - BI tools - BW Integrated Planning - SEM-BCS - BW backend - Finally-the entire SAP business intelligence world in one volume! Get the big picture from all angles: backend, frontend, and everything in between. Tools covered include BEx Query Designer, BEx Analyzer, BEx Web Analyzer, BEx Web Application Designer (WAD), Analysis, Web Intelligence, Crystal Reports, and Dashboards (Xcelsius). Get to know the world of SAP BI! Highlights: BI in the enterprise Data modeling ETL Administration Permissions SAP Business Explorer SAP BusinessObjects Analysis SAP Crystal Reports SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards (formerly Xcelsius) SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence SAP BusinessObjects Explorer SAP BusinessObjects BI platform BW integrated planning SAP SEM-BCS Galileo Press heißt jetzt Rheinwerk Verlag.
Youre considering implementing SAP. Are you sure youre ready? Learn from an industry expert what it means to implement SAPand which changes it will bring to your company. With Michael Doanes latest edition of The SAP Blue Book, youll discover how to assess your organizations SAP maturity, achieve measurable business benefits, and build a Center of Excellence before you start setting up the project. 1. SAP in a Nutshell Distinguish SAP from your legacy systems and understand what makes SAP an intuitive choice. 2. SAP Maturity Learn how to assess company strategy, structure, and attitude to best prepare for an implementation. 3. Business/IT Alignment Anticipate where the realms of business and IT will overlap in your SAP implementation. 4. SAP Training Learn what you need to do to reach, teach, and train everyone involved in the SAP implementation, from executive management to end users. Testimonials: The writing is excellent. The history of SAP is so easy to read and informative. Experienced folks will appreciate the review and novices will find it clear and entertaining. Jon Reed JonERP.com A sourcebook that informs and demystifies the phenomenon of SAP. Filled with charts, tables, case studies, and more than a touch of humor. Nancy Bancroft Author of Implementing SAP R/3 (Prentice Hall, 1997) Highlights include: * What is SAP? * Challenges in SAP projects * Assessing an organizations readiness for SAP * SAP project and system life-cycle * Post-implementation pitfalls * Center of Excellence * Measuring business benefits * Selecting and managing external consultants * Management and end-user training *
In todays high-stakes business environment, system performance is the king of the jungle. From system and load distribution, to memory management, to buffering and locks, you know theres a lot of ground to coverand many pitfalls to avoid. Up to date for SAP NetWeaver 7.3, this authoritative guide to analysis and tuning offers the practical tips and real-world examples to reach your tuning potential day in and day out. Anticipate, identify, analyze, and solve performance problems to keep your SAP system on top. 1. SAP Basis Get complete coverage of the SAP Basis hardware, database, memory configuration, and work processes to maximize system analysis and tuning. 2. Analysis Tools Explore the analysis and tuning tools integrated with SAP NetWeaver 7.3 and get previews of version 7.4. 3. Everything Java Learn to evaluate CPU performance and available memory, use the SAP Management Console, and clear memory with garbage collection in the SAP Java Virtual Machine. 4. Databases and SQL Processing From SAP MaxDB to DB2 to SAP Sybase ASE, find the most important information about database monitoring and optimizing SQL statements. 5. Performance Optimization with SAP HANA Make your SAP system faster, sleeker, and stronger with new SAP HANA technologies like in-memory and column-based data storage.Highlights include: SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and Java Performance problem troubleshooting Workload analysis Remote function calls Memory configuration SQL statements, locks, and buffering System architecture SAP NetWeaver BW and queries SAP Java Virtual Machine Hardware sizing and system distribution Main memory data with TREX and SAP HANA SAP Sybase ASEGalileo Press heißt jetzt Rheinwerk Verlag.
Breaking news: Implementing SAP doesnt help your business!Its the actions taken after go-live that ensure continuous success. Learn how to assess your SAP maturity, how to make business talk to IT (and vice versa), how to keep your end users happy, and more. 1. SAP Maturity Is your organization taking full advantage of SAP? Are your end users? In this book, youll learn what it takes to find out. 2. Center of Excellence Learn how to establish an organization that maintains success with SAP: Discover roles, responsibilities, KPIs, and more. 3. Staffing and Outsourcing What resources do you need to be successful? How do you find providers that are worth your money? How do you keep them motivated? Find the answers here. 4. Measure Success Did your processes actually improve after go-live? By how much? Define indicators and measure performance to understand what youve gained. Topics covered in this book include: * SAP implementation lifecycle * Assessing your organizations SAP maturity * Building and sustaining a Center of Excellence * Outsourcing SAP applications support * Continuous business process improvement * End-user training
Todays businesses are driven by data. Unlock the potential of your structured and unstructured data, anticipate market changes, and drive decision making with this comprehensive guide to SAP Predictive Analysis toolsSAP Predictive Analysis module, the PAL Library, R Integration, and SAP HANA. Filled with simple examples, customer case studies, and explanations of the business benefits, this book helps you navigate the complex predictive analysis process. From cluster analysis to text analysis, transform your raw data into improved business process. 1. Predictive Analysis Overview Learn what predictive analysis is, the practical business value that it provides, and the tools in SAP that support it. 2. Algorithm Selection Choose the right algorithm for your needs and understand the strengths and weaknesses of each algorithm and method of predictive analysis. 3. Predictive Analysis Applied Simplify the complex predictive analysis process and learn how to apply predictive analysis with practical examples, case studies, and business explanations. 4. Data Visualized Learn how to investigate large amounts of data via useful and comprehensive visualizations, and share the analysis with ease! 5. Jump-start Your Analysis Full code listings are provided to help facilitate your using the SAP HANA Predictive Analysis Library (PAL), including data sets and parameter settings required for the analysis. Highlights include: * Predictive Analysis Library (PAL) in SAP HANA * The R Integration for SAP HANA * SAP Predictive Analysis (PA) * Data and text mining * Outlier analysis * Association analysis * Cluster analysis * Classification analysis * Regression analysis * Decision tree analysis * Time-series analysis * Text analysis and text mining
Developing mobile apps is one thing-developing mobile apps for SAP is quite another. In this book, you´ll learn how to use the SAP Mobile Platform to design and connect hybrid and native apps to SAP. From installing the Hybrid Web Container to building Mobile Business Objects (MBOs) to designing and customizing hybrid app user interfaces and functionality, this book will get you up and running in no time. 1. Types of Apps Hybrid, native, and web apps...client-initiated and server-initiated apps...offline and online apps. If your head is swimming with all the possibilities, this book will straighten you out. 2. Sybase Unwired Platform and the Sybase Mobile SDK You´ve got all the pieces-now put them together. Learn how to install and configure the various parts of the SAP Mobile Platform. 3. Mobile Business Objects MBOs are a key piece of the SAP mobile puzzle. Get detailed information and examples about how to create them, customize them, and connect them to each other. 4. Designing Apps The design is what makes a mobile app. With step-by-step instructions and screenshots, build and customize screen flow, user interfaces, and app functionality to suit your needs. 5. Advanced Topics Once you know the basics, it´s time to take your knowledge a step further. Understand SAP´s partnerships with third-party platforms, and explore the Mobile Analytics Kit (MAKit).Highlights include: SAP Mobile Platform Sybase Unwired Platform Unwired Platform Runtime Sybase Mobile SDK Eclipse IDE Hybrid Web Container Mobile Business Objects Hybrid App Designer Object API iOS Android MAKitGalileo Press heißt jetzt Rheinwerk Verlag.