Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Video: 5 Brilliant Ways to Customize SAP Business ByDesign

Like snowflakes, no two businesses are alike, and at times it’s necessary to customize your ERP solution to ensure it works exactly the way your business does.
In this video we’ll demonstrate 5 brilliant examples of how you can customize SAP Business ByDesign to ensure it accommodates your most unique and critical business needs.
Specifically, the video covers:
  1. How Development Works in SAP Business ByDesign
  2. Basic User Assistance – Sales Order Duplicate Check
  3. More Advanced Validation – External Reference Required for Release
  4. Store Custom Data – Approved Supplier List
  5. Upload Custom Data – File Input
  6. Automate Processes – Freight on Customer Invoice

Monday, August 3, 2015

External Integration of Custom Solutions in SAP Business ByDesign / SAP Cloud for Customer

Document by Thomas Schneider : This document gives an overview on the capabilities of external integration of SAP Business ByDesign / SAP Cloud for Customer custom solutions developed with SAP Cloud Applications Studio. This document is relevant for you if:
  • You are developing (or planning) a custom solution for SAP Business ByDesign or SAP Cloud for Customer with SAP Cloud Applications Studio
  • You are searching for means of integrating this solution with an external system.

Reveal SAP Supply Chain Optimization Success Story: Tennant Company

Don Westman, Vice President of Global Operations at Tennant Company, discusses his experience with Reveal, including the challenges they faced, the solutions Reveal offered and the benefits that resulted.

RxTrace.com: Estimated Rise in Serialized Drugs in The U.S. Supply Chain, 2015

Dirk Rodgers of rxtrace.com writes "It’s August and that means it is time to check in on the progress toward full serialization of drugs in the U.S. supply chain.  This is an annual look I’ve been doing for five years now.  For my previous essays, see:
In each essay I produced a graph of my own personal estimate of the likely rise in the percentage of drugs that I thought would result, based on the deadlines that were in place at the time.  Of course, things changed last year because the Drug Supply Chain Security Act had preempted the California Pedigree law the previous November, so last year I made a new estimate that took into consideration the DSCSA dates.

International SAP Conference on Supply Chain

SAP and T.A.Cook are delighted to invite you to attend the International SAP Conference on Supply Chain
TITLE: International SAP Conference on Supply Chain
DATES: October 1-2, 2015
LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany
EVENT WEB SITE: http://goo.gl/mZs5nC


Saturday, August 1, 2015

TIP: List of Parameter IDs

Here is the great list of useful Parameter IDs. Parameter IDs allows users to set up defaults for most SAP fields that have a dropdown selection.  This is a great time saver to help to reduce the # of errors.

/SAPTRX/EE_MON_SEL    Display Monitor Fields
/SAPTRX/NOPERFPOPUP    Disable the performance warning for selections ('X')
/SDF/BT_ID    BusinessTransaction ID
AAT    Order type

Friday, July 31, 2015

Unilever uses SAP HANA to Enhance its Supply Chain Decision Making

Unilever uses COPA Accelerator to accelerate its month-end closing by 30-60%. And will be looking to SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA to further overcome supply chain bottlenecks and drive efficiencies, accessing 27 terabytes of data and 4.6 billion records in its ERP system.

TIPS: Basis tips and Tricks

Feel free to comment on new tips and tricks 
  •  In an R/3 screen, use %pc to download any TCode full page in any format you want.(.htm, .txt etc). Also use TCode /nSO21 to specify the default download location (this is very useful as saving all files to the sapworkdir can be little annoying at times)
  • Show Work Process usage over time by running SM50 -> List -> CPU. This shows CPU usage in minutes since startup. If all of your DIA WP's show time, then consider adding more.

Reveal Supply Chain Optimization Success Story: Insight Enterprises

Stephen Speidel, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain at Insight, discusses his experience working with Reveal and the success he saw.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

S4HANA Technical White Board