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To be (customized) or not to be..

Customization is a way of life for most ERP implementations. Only 10% of ERP implementations report no customizations and over 25% report significant or extremely customized ERP environments The goal is tailoring systems to business needs and sometimes build a customer-specific platform on which to standardize company-wide processes. The end …

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How to Create and Read Flat IDocs from Files in SAP

I have recently come  across the need to “manually” move an IDoc for testing purposes form one SAP system to another. The two systems were in two different environments and not planned to be connected network wise. So we needed a way to export and import an IDoc. The idea …

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When and why to implement an ERP system

In my last post, I talked about what enterprise resource planning software is – and how it can help businesses operate more efficiently. But now you may be wondering whether your small or midsized company is ready to make the move. Although individual cases vary, many companies adopt an ERP …

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SAP problem solving approach

Understand the issue/ ask for clarification Understanding an issue is utmost important step to provide quality & precise solution. Ask for more information if issue description or details are not sufficient to understand the problem. Generally business users provide the actual documents, scenarios. If not, then ask for the same. …

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Resolve SAP FQDN error.

While working on the Web DynPro application development I encountered SAP FQDN error where SAP server location would not resolve due to security settings in application server demands the URL to be fully qualified i.e. “<system>.<domain>.<extension>” e.g. ‘ecc.sap.com’. Following are the steps to setup FQDN in SAP. 1. Go to …

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SPOOL PROCESS

SPOOL PROCESS   It is the only process that is used to output documents to printer/email/fax/sms. There should be at least one spool work process required by per system.   It is configured by parameter-: rdisp/wp_no_spool=1   It is also possible to configure as many spool processes as required depending …

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IFRS 15: Ready, Advisory, Go!

As you may know, SAP Services offers an advisory service for IFRS 15 compliance for you to get an overview of this topic, map your processes to SAP’s solution and get your high level roadmap to compliance. The good news is that we have just dramatically enhanced the overview presentation …

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IFRS 16 Leasing – SAP Services Webinar

On January 13, 2016, after more than 10 years, the leasing standard for accounting under IFRS has been redrafted. Up until now, lease and rent payments were only displayed outside of the balance sheet. This is no longer possible. With the new standard, the right of use and leasing liabilities …

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IFRS 15: Recognizing Costs and Opportunities

As you may have seen, SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting (RAR) 1.2 was released on May 24 (congrats to the team!), bringing in key functionalities including cost recognition; we are now working to include preconfig for it in our quick-start. We had a great discussion yesterday with a big company …

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File Level Configuration for Nakisa Applications

The majority of configuration in Visualization Solutions by Nakisa (VSN) applications is achieved via the changing of settings in the AdminConsole, Nakisa’s standard administration interface. For a typical configuration this is all that you would require. Unfortunately all too often, typical is not what a client wants and so we …

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Position based Role assignment issue

At some instances, we encounter issues related to position based role assignment. Sometimes user gets some roles/ authorizations that are not directly assigned. They come from position of the User. One of the issue that we faced was, user had roles that came from the position of the user. It …

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Configuring SAP DART Extractors

SAP DART: The Data Retention Tool (DART) allows users to extract data from the database of an SAP system. And then extracted data is stored in one or more physical files. To allow users to extract and retain data with DART you must specify which data can be extracted with …

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Have you ever been ‘pilot released’?

        John reported an issue to SAP and it is recognized as program error. SAP corrected it with note, however, John found this note is pilot released. Why doesn’t SAP release it to all customers if it is to correct system error? Is there any risk for me to apply …

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User Exit for Batch Determination In Process & Production Order.

Dear All 1) Stock determination enables you to implement various strategies to withdraw materials for goods issues and stock transfers. You configure these strategies in Customizing. Based on the material requirements entered, the system determines how and when the material should be withdrawn, and from which storage locations and stocks. …

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QM Master Inspection Characteristics subcontracting Process

Created inspection plan for raw material, in inspection task list, I maintain 2 operation1st operation i maintained some MIC, & i maintain control key as external processing & in checked a subcontracting check box & maintained the service vendor information at that operation, problem is when system generates the inspection …

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KSA GOSI: Mid Year Go-live handling

In the standard KSA Country solution, there are two rules that they will check whether the period is January or the first hire month. They are SA26 (Set Default GOSI Applicable Earnings) and SA38 (Create GOSI Basic Base and Transfer from Previous Period), if the period is unmatched, they will …

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IFRS 15 – Revenue Accounting: Reporting a busy week

Great turnout and participation yesterday at the EY/SAP Revenue Recognition New York City Summit, with many industries represented. I was happy to present SAP’s solution (SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting or RAR). I just forgot to mention that we highly recommend our quick-start service to accelerate your blueprint: it deploys …

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