Highlights: SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SAP S/4HANA Custom code management Data volume management SAP Activate Solution documentation Change control management Testing Business processes analysis SAP Best Practices
Take advantage of SAP Activate's agile methodology, and get the guidance you need for a smooth and successful go-live! In this book, you'll learn about: a. Foundations Get up to speed with SAP Activate.
Author: Sven Denecken
Publisher: SAP Press
SAP S/4HANA is here, and the stakes are high. Get your project right with this guide to SAP Activate! Understand the road ahead: What are the phases of SAP Activate? Which activities happen when? Start by setting up a working system, then walk through guided configuration, and learn how to deploy SAP S/4HANA in your landscape: on-premise, cloud, or hybrid. Take advantage of SAP Activate's agile methodology, and get the guidance you need for a smooth and successful go-live! In this book, you'll learn about: a. Foundations Get up to speed with SAP Activate. Learn about key concepts like fit-to-standard and fit/gap analysis, understand the methodology, and walk through the key phases of project management. b. Tools and Technologies Open up your SAP Activate toolkit. See how to access SAP Activate content with SAP Best Practices Explorer, SAP Solution Manager, and more. Then, use SAP Best Practices and SAP Model Company to set up a working system for your workshops. c. Deployment Deploy SAP S/4HANA, step by step. Follow detailed instructions to plan, prepare for, and execute your on-premise or cloud deployment activities according to SAP Activate. Walk through key scenarios for a hybrid implementation of SAP S/4HANA in your landscape. Highlights Include: 1) Deployment 2) Guided configuration 3) Agile project delivery 4) SAP Best Practices 5) SAP Model Company 6) Organizational change management 7) SAP S/4HANA 8) SAP S/4HANA Cloud 9) Hybrid landscapes 10) C_ACTIVATE05 certification
may be physically on a cloud, SAP S/4HANA Cloud refers to the public cloud,
where a conversion would be impossible in a multitenant environment. The big ...
The Maintenance Planner is part of SAP Solution Manager. To get a good
Author: Kees van Westerop
Publisher: Espresso Tutorials GmbH
Explore SAP Fixed Asset Accounting module functionality in SAP S/4HANA. Review the complete lifecycle of an asset — from acquisition and construction to retirement. Identify the differences between “classic” Asset Accounting and the new SAP S/4HANA Asset Accounting. Review organizational setup requirements and learn how to classify assets according to fiscal and company requirements. Clarify how asset-related transactions are posted in the general ledger. Delve into asset master data, including the organizational structure, integration with the general ledger, and the creation and maintenance of asset master data. Identify how to disinvest assets and adjust their values. Find out what options are available for asset depreciation. Learn how to calculate depreciation, how to post in the ledgers according to accounting principles, and how G/L accounts are determined for the postings. Dive into asset reporting functionality, including key tools, as well as depreciation simulation to predict future depreciation costs. Look at migration requirements and considerations. By using practical examples, tips, and SAP Fiori screenshots, this book: - Describes SAP Fixed Asset Accounting functionality in SAP S/4HANA with SAP Fiori examples - Explores the complete lifecycle of an asset in SAP - Identifies differences between classic Fixed Asset Accounting and the new SAP S/4HANA Fixed Asset Accounting - Examines how Fixed Asset Accounting is integrated with other SAP modules
4.3.6 Conduct organization assessment for data migration The task here is to
assess whether the business organization is ... This includes the use of SAP Solution Manager, SAP Data Services tools, the SAP S/4HANA migration cockpit,
Author: Uche Nnene
Publisher: Espresso Tutorials GmbH
If you work in a company that uses SAP or other non-SAP ERP systems and are looking at migrating to the latest digital core from SAP, whether the cloud or on-premise edition, then this book is for you! Explore your options for transitioning to SAP S/4HANA. Walk in detail through the phases of a data migration project using SAP Activate methodology. Identify SAP rapid data migration best practices for SAP S/4HANA with SAP Data Services. Learn about methods for migrating data to a new SAP implementation scenario, as well as the SAP Data Services architecture that deals with the process of extraction, transformation, and load (ETL) of data. Examine the steps required to execute the migration within the ETL stages and how SAP Data Services can be extended to meet additional migration needs. Take a deep dive into SAP S/4HANA migration cockpit and SAP S/4HANA migration object modeler. Walk through the steps required for migrating data from source systems to SAP S/4HANA (on-premise or cloud edition) using the preconfigured data migration objects delivered by SAP. Delve into the process of creating a migration project and generating the upload template, as well as the steps for uploading and validating the data, including error handling. Review the various migration options and tools available for migrating your legacy data to SAP S/4HANA (on-premise or cloud edition). - Data migration scenarios and tools for moving data to S/4HANA - Plan an S/4HANA data migration using SAP Activate methodology - Step-by-step guide for using S/4HANA migration cockpit and S/4HANA migration object modeler - Evaluate S/4HANA migration tools
Get to Grisp with SAP Activate framework and manage your SAP projects effectively. Who This Book Is For This book is for readers who want to understand the working of SAP Activate and use it to manage SAP projects.
Author: Vinay Singh
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Explore and use the agile techniques of SAP Activate Framework in your SAP Projects. About This Book Explore the three pillars of SAP Activate and see how it works in different scenario. Understand and Implement Agile and Scrum concepts in SAP Activate. Get to Grisp with SAP Activate framework and manage your SAP projects effectively. Who This Book Is For This book is for readers who want to understand the working of SAP Activate and use it to manage SAP projects. Prior knowledge of SAP Hana is must. What You Will Learn Understand the fundamentals of SAP S4/HANA. Get familiar with the structure and characteristics of SAP Activate. Explore the application scenarios of SAP Activate. Use Agile and Scrum in SAP Projects effectively and efficiently Implement your learning into a sample project to explore and understand the benefits of SAP Activate methodology. In Detail It has been a general observation that most SAP consultants and professionals are used to the conventional waterfall methodology. Traditionally, this method has been there for ages and we all grew up learning about it and started practicing it in real world. The evolution of agile methodology has revolutionized the way we manage our projects and businesses. SAP Activate is an innovative, next generation business suite that allows producing working deliverables straight away. Manage your SAP Project with SAP Activate, will take your learning to the next level. The book promises to make you understand and practice the SAP Activate Framework. The focus is to take you on a journey of all the phases of SAP Activate methodology and make you understand all the phases with real time project examples. The author explains how SAP Activate methodology can be used through real-world use cases, with a comprehensive discussion on Agile and Scrum, in the context of SAP Project. You will get familiar with SAP S4HANA which is an incredibly innovative platform for businesses which can store business data, interpret it, analyze it, process it in real time, and use it when it's needed depending upon the business requirement. Style and approach An easy to follow approach with concepts explained via scenarios and project examples
systems. Susan Smart has been developed by Expertum and builds on the
company's extensive expertise in the field of SAP technology. Expertum uses SAP Solution Manager, which covers a very wide range of SAP solutions, as a
Author: Bert Vanstechelman
Publisher: Espresso Tutorials GmbH
Explore how to protect and defend your SAP S/4HANA applications, Fiori, Gateway, and the SAP HANA database platform. Learn how to create a consistent cross-system authorization concept and translate the technical specifics for each system into a comprehensive and consistent security model. Explore technical security aspects such as privileges and roles, authentication and encryption, and monitoring for S/4HANA. Compare and contrast SAP S/4HANA applications to the SAP ERP security model and identify what has changed. This book is up to date for SAP HANA 2.0! Dive into SAP S/4HANA authorizations and gain an understanding of the impact on the new front-end and database security setup, and why the different levels need to be consistent. Get best practices for SAP Fiori and Gateway. Find out why it is important to secure SAP HANA from an application layer point of view, as well as a database point of view. Take an in-depth look at how to secure the SAP Application Server, database, operating system, and the network infrastructure. - Effectively secure SAP S/4HANA, Fiori, and Gateway - Privileges and roles, authentication, encryption, and monitoring - Mobile access and SSO considerations - Cross-system authorization concepts and implementation
It is especially useful if you have a lot of custom code that is writing to tables that
may no longer exist in SAP S/4HANA. ... optimizer and helps you to plan and
manage updates, upgrades, and new installations via SAP Solution Manager.
Author: Oona Flanagan
Publisher: Espresso Tutorials GmbH
Interested in learning more about the changes in SAP S/4HANA Finance? Learn what is meant by the merge of financial accounting and controlling in SAP S/4HANA. Discover how the accounting structure and tables have changed and what the implications are. Walk through each area of financial accounting and identify what has changed, along with relevant configurations. Take a look at how new general ledger transactions work in SAP S/4HANA and find out what the universal journal is. Explore important changes to asset accounting and identify updates to the underlying table structure to allow for real-time posting between asset accounting and the general ledger. Learn more about the preparation and migration tools available. - Key changes to financial accounting and structure in SAP S/4HANA Finance - New general ledger structure in the universal journal - Master data changes in G/L accounts and the business partner - SAP S/4HANA preparation and migration tools
With their latest product, SAP S/4HANA, SAP is revolutionizing how we approach finance by re-architecting data persistency and merging accounts and cost elements. This book offers a fundamental introduction to SAP S/4HANA Finance.
Author: Janet Salmon
With their latest product, SAP S/4HANA, SAP is revolutionizing how we approach finance by re-architecting data persistency and merging accounts and cost elements. This book offers a fundamental introduction to SAP S/4HANA Finance. Dive into the three pillars of innovation including SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA, SAP Cash Management, and SAP BI Integrated Planning. Find out about the new configuration options, updated data model, and what this means for reporting in the future. Get a first-hand look at the new user interfaces in SAP Fiori. Review new universal journal, asset accounting, material ledger, and account-based profitability analysis functionality. Examine the steps required to migrate to SAP S/4HANA Finance and walk through the deployment options. By using practical examples, tips, and screenshots, this book helps readers to: - Understand the basics of SAP S/4 Finance - Explore the new architecture, configuration options, and SAP Fiori - Examine SAP S/4 Finance migration steps - Assess the impact on business processes
Migrating Your Business Follow step-by-step instructions for each SAP S/4HANA migration scenario, be it cloud, on-premise, or hybrid migration. Start to Finish Sample Case Find out what a migration really looks like.
Preparation -- Installation and upgrade -- Customizing for the general ledger -- Customizing for new asset accounting -- Customizing for controlling -- Migration of house bank accounts -- Data migration -- Post migration -- Testing and ...
In this book written for users and analysts, readers will explore the foundations of SAP Predictive Analytics. Review the architectural underpinnings and technical components that make up SAP PA. Explore how SAP PA works with SAP HANA.
Author: Anurag Barua
Publisher: Espresso Tutorials GmbH
Curious about how to leverage SAP Predictive Analytics (SAP PA) to effectively mine data and unearth trends, patterns, and relationships? In this book written for users and analysts, readers will explore the foundations of SAP Predictive Analytics. Review the architectural underpinnings and technical components that make up SAP PA. Explore how SAP PA works with SAP HANA. Walk through the installation steps and learn the differences between the desktop and enterprise versions. Explore SAP PA modules and components, including the predictive analytical library (PAL), the application function library (AFL), and the SAP HANA automated predictive library (APL). Leverage the data manager and learn how to create an event log aggregation. Get tips for performing text analysis and take an in depth look at automated analytics, including Expert Analytics. Dive into a sales and pipeline forecasting example using specific SAP PA functions and algorithms. By using practical examples, tips, and screenshots, this book explores: - SAP PA architecture and technical components - How SAP PA works with SAP HANA - Core SAP PA modules and components - Detailed sales/pipeline forecasting example
This book articulates integration of SAP S/4HANA with machine learning intelligence, intelligent enterprise tips & tricks, SAP Geographical Enablement Framework, Agricultural Contract Management, SAP Activate issues and challenges in large- ...
Author: Sudipta Malakar
Publisher: BPB Publications
Phases of SAP Activate Methodology DESCRIPTION The book promises to make you understand and practise the SAP Activate Framework. The focus is to take you on a journey of all the phases of SAP Activate methodology and make you understand all the phases with real life examples, lessons learnt, accelerators and best practices. Well articulation on how SAP Activate methodology can be used through real-world use cases, with a comprehensive discussion on Agile and Scrum, in the context of SAP Project. SAP Activate is an innovative, next generation business suite that allows producing working deliverables straight away. SAP Activate Methodology is a harmonized agile implementation approach for cloud, on premise, and hybrid deployments for delivering shippable product increments in an iterative and incremental way. KEY FEATURES 400 PLUS Real-time SAP Activate & SAP S/4 HANA Interview questions and answers Numerous Tricky Real-time SAP Activate Case Studies and Demos SAP S/4 HANA—Approach & Guidelines Explore the application scenarios of SAP Activate SAP Activate issues and challenges in large-, mid- and small-scale projects and mitigation plan Digital transformation tips and tricks Intelligent enterprise tips and tricks Integration of SAP S/4HANA with machine learning intelligence. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN You will get familiar with SAP S4HANA which is an incredibly innovative platform for businesses that can store business data, interpret it, analyze it, process it in real time, and use it when it is needed depending upon the business requirement. This book articulates integration of SAP S/4HANA with machine learning intelligence, intelligent enterprise tips & tricks, SAP Geographical Enablement Framework, Agricultural Contract Management, SAP Activate issues and challenges in large-, mid- and small-scale projects and mitigation plan, Fit/Gap Workshops, Master Data Management, Vendor-Managed Inventory, useful Tips & Tricks for successful implementation of any Greenfield or brownfield, use of Agile, Scrum, Kanban, XP in SAP S/4 HANA Project and contains 400 PLUS Real-time SAP Activate & SAP S/4 HANA Interview questions and answers. WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR SAP Consultants, SAP technical, business analysts, architects, team leads, project Leads, project managers, account manager, account executives, CEO, CTO, COO, CIO, Sr. VP, and Directors. Table of Contents 1. SAP Activate Methodology - Introduction 2. Journey New Implementation (In Cloud) 3. Journey New Implementation (On-Premise) 4. Journey System Conversion for SAP S/4 HANA 5. Journey Landscape Transformation for SAP S/4 HANA 6. Activate Methodology and SAP Activate – Top 410 Plus 7. SAP S/4 HANA and SAP Activate – Test your knowledge 8. SAP S/4 HANA and SAP Activate – Key Takeaways
Navigate the changing landscape of transportation management! With this comprehensive guide, learn how to configure and use TM functionality in both SAP TM 9.6 and SAP S/4HANA 1809.
Author: Bernd Lauterbach
Publisher: SAP Press
Navigate the changing landscape of transportation management! With this comprehensive guide, learn how to configure and use TM functionality in both SAP TM 9.6 and SAP S/4HANA 1809. Start with the TM fundamentals: solution options, architecture, and master data. Then walk step by step through key TM processes such as transportation planning, subcontracting, and charge management. Using well-tread industry best practices, optimize TM for your business! Highlights include: Order and capacity management Transportation planning Master data Carrier selection Subcontracting Execution and monitoring Charge management Settlement and calculation Integration Best practices
Introduction to cash management -- Bank account management -- Cash positioning and cash operations -- Liquidity management -- Choosing a deployment model -- One exposure from operations -- Migrating your cash data -- Extending cash ...
Author: Dirk Neumann
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Get greater insight into your cash operations with this comprehensive guide to cash management in SAP S/4HANA! Start by configuring bank account management (BAM), cash positioning, and liquidity management. Then perform your key processes: maintaining banks, processing cash transactions, forecasting liquidity, and more. Choose your deployment model, dive into the new One Exposure from Operations data model, and see what it takes to migrate your cash data. Cash in on SAP S/4HANA!
Master the virtual data model and creating KPIs. Jack of all trades? Create CDS views, apply custom fields and logic, or see what's coming up with machine learning. This is your complete guide to SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics!
Author: Jürgen Butsmann
Publisher: SAP Press
"See how SAP S/4HANA will change your BI processes! Explore the embedded analytics architecture and data model to learn how to perform analytics on live transactional data. Business user? Walk step-by-step through SAP Smart Business KPIs and multidimensional reporting. Analytics specialist? Master the virtual data model and creating KPIs. Jack of all trades? Create CDS views, apply custom fields and logic, or see what's coming up with machine learning. This is your complete guide to SAP S/4HANA embedded analytics!"--
As a successor to traditional implementation methodology, SAP Activate is underused, in part because little material has been published on the modular and agile framework. Project managers and team members lack the information needed to make the migration to SAP S/4HANA and agile approach for non-HANA projects. SAP solution architect Ajai Kumar Adi offers a solution. SAP Activate provides a comprehensive overview of SAP technology implementation while also offering a hybrid approach to project management frameworks and the opportunities Scrum offers team members. Starting with the purpose behind the SAP Activate approach, Adi discusses the reasons to replace traditional SAP with an agile approach, the differences between waterfall and agile methodologies, and the principles guiding lean manufacturing. From there, Adi takes you on a deep dive into the use of SAP Activate for large- and small-scale projects and its implications for team structure, performance, and project execution. Designed to explore the challenges, critical issues, and opportunities arising from SAP Activate methodology and agile practices, SAP Activate helps project managers, SAP consultants, and team members make full use of Scrum software development processes. Adi provides the knowledge needed to implement a smooth transition from traditional methodologies to SAP Activate's powerful agile framework.
In this book written for SAP BI, big data, and IT architects, the authors expertly provide clear recommendations for building modern analytics architectures running on SAP HANA technologies.
Author: Dominique Alfermann
Publisher: Espresso Tutorials GmbH
In this book written for SAP BI, big data, and IT architects, the authors expertly provide clear recommendations for building modern analytics architectures running on SAP HANA technologies. Explore integration with big data frameworks and predictive analytics components. Obtain the tools you need to assess possible architecture scenarios and get guidelines for choosing the best option for your organization. Know your options for on-premise, in the cloud, and hybrid solutions. Readers will be guided through SAP BW/4HANA and SAP HANA native data warehouse scenarios, as well as field-tested integration options with big data platforms. Explore migration options and architecture best practices. Consider organizational and procedural changes resulting from the move to a new, up-to-date analytics architecture that supports your data-driven or data-informed organization. By using practical examples, tips, and screenshots, this book explores: - SAP HANA and SAP BW/4HANA architecture concepts - Predictive Analytics and Big Data component integration - Recommendations for a sustainable, future-proof analytics solutions - Organizational impact and change management