Calling all SAP BPC users! Learn to handle tricky financials planning, forecasting, and budgeting with this book on SAP Business Planning and Consolidation. Step-by-step instructions will guide you through completing daily SAP BPC tasks such as data consolidation, workflow management, and report creation. Explore preconfigured system reports and learn to tailor custom reports to your specific business requirements. Use SAP BPC productively to enhance your organization's planning processes. Routine BPC Activities Plan, budget, and forecast using SAP BPC data with the EPM Add-In or the Web Client. Find out how to generate and monitor consolidated data for internal reporting or legal consolidation. Explore business process flow (BPF) functionality for workflow management Reporting with SAP BPC Develop and format reports in SAP BPC using both routine and advanced functionality for report creation. Create custom reports or use pre-formatted system reports to better understand your SAP BPC data Advanced SAP BPC Tasks Conduct periodic system maintenance for inevitable business changes such as process alternations, security developments, or new consolidation requirements. Highlights: SAP BPC interfaces System modeling Planning, budgeting, and forecasting Consolidated data Custom SAP BPC reports BPF functionality BPF reports EPM Add-In Security management Dimension management
In our dynamic business environment reporting, planning and analysis are more relevant than ever. The SAP EPM Excel Add-In is a business enabler. This book will provide useful information to jumpstart project implementations and facilitate end-user training in practical manner. Understand key features and concepts that the EPM Add-in brings to the table. Walk through a detailed case study and examples to familiarize yourself with the SAP EPM Excel Add-in features and functions within the context of a business example. This book was written with a broad audience in mind and will appeal to different implementation roles ranging from consultants to business users, and architects to planners. For entry-level and seasoned SAP practitioners alike, this book will serve as a reference guide that distills years of experience and focuses on some of the most frequently used features in successful implementation projects. This book offers tips, tricks, and time savers that you can immediately apply. - Learn about the Connection Concept - Familiarize yourself with the SAP EPM Add-In for Excel and BPC 10.1 - Create a basic report from scratch - Walk through a detailed case Study
Author: Michael Missbach
Release Date: 2015-08-03
Genre: Business & Economics
This book offers a comprehensive guide to implementing SAP and HANA on private, public and hybrid clouds. Cloud computing has transformed the way organizations run their IT infrastructures: the shift from legacy monolithic mainframes and UNIX platforms to cloud based infrastructures offering ubiquitous access to critical information, elastic provisioning and drastic cost savings has made cloud an essential part of every organization’s business strategy. Cloud based services have evolved from simple file sharing, email and messaging utilities in the past, to the current situation, where their improved technical capabilities and SLAs make running mission-critical applications such as SAP possible. However, IT professionals must take due care when deploying SAP in a public, private or hybrid cloud environment. As a foundation for core business operations, SAP cloud deployments must satisfy stringent requirements concerning their performance, scale and security, while delivering measurable improvements in IT efficiency and cost savings. The 2nd edition of “SAP on the Cloud” continues the work of its successful predecessor released in 2013, providing updated guidance for deploying SAP in public, private and hybrid clouds. To do so, it discusses the technical requirements and considerations necessary for IT professionals to successfully implement SAP software in a cloud environment, including best-practice architectures for IaaS, PaaS and SaaS deployments. The section on SAP’s in-memory database HANA has been significantly extended to cover Suite on HANA (SoH) and the different incarnations of HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) and Tailored Datacenter Integration (TDI). As cyber threats are a significant concern, it also explores appropriate security models for defending SAP cloud deployments against modern and sophisticated attacks. The reader will gain the insights needed to understand the respective benefits and drawbacks of various deployment models and how SAP on the cloud can be used to deliver IT efficiency and cost-savings in a secure and agile manner.
Don't just read about SAP BW - get your hands dirty with this updated, must-have guide. Tackle all of the common tasks you'll encounter when working with SAP BW, from creating objects, to extracting and transforming data, to mastering the BEx tools. Keep your skills sharp with information new to this edition, including updates for SAP BW 7.4 and BW on SAP HANA. Throughout the book, follow along with a comprehensive case study to cement your knowledge.
Enables you learn to carefully map your business' financial path. From planning through integration, this title helps you understand the business steps and requirements needed to work with SAP's solutions for enterprise performance management.
What does SAP HANA mean for you? This book is your introduction to all the essentials: from implementation options to the basics of data modeling and administration. With cutting-edge coverage of Smart Data Access, Vora, and more, this bestseller has everything you need to take your first steps with SAP HANA.
Author: Peter Jones
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Release Date: 2014-12-01
Genre: Business planning
Explore expert tips and techniques for maximizing BPC Facilitate fast and accurate reporting with the EPM Excel Add-In, the new Script Logic Editor, and the enhanced reporting component Upload, extract data, and create enterprise reports Covers BPC 10.0, EPM 10.0, and BW 7.3 Take the labor-intensive guess-work out of number crunching, financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting With data at your fingertips and this comprehensive guide to BPC, quickly model new business scenarios and efficiently create and approve plans, budgets, and forecasts. Written for today s busy financial consultants, business developers, and financial analysts, this book will help you configure and implement the necessary dimensions, master data, and hierarchies for both the Consolidation and the Planning components of BPC 10.0. The Building Blocks of BPC Understand the foundational architecture and data modeling process behind BPC with specific tasks and activities for configuration, planning, forecasting, and consolidation. Planning and Consolidation Integration Explore the unique implementation and configuration processes for each BPC component with technical coverage of BPC 10.0, EPM 10.0 and BW 7.3.Real-World Expertise meets Effective Business Solutions Expand the potential of your Planning and Consolidation solution with expert tips and tricks, all written so you can get the most out of BPC. Enhanced Reporting With transparent financial data, you can enable fast, accurate management and statutory reporting with the enhanced reporting component, EPM Excel Add-In and the new Script Logic Editor.
In the past 15-20 years major discoveries have been concluded on potato biology and biotechnology. Important new tools have been developed in the area of molecular genetics, and our understanding of potato physiology has been revolutionized due to amenability of the potato to genetic transformation. This technology has impacted our understanding of the molecular basis of plant-pathogen interaction and has also opened new opportunities for the use of the potato in a variety of non-food biotechnological purposes. This book covers the potato world market as it expands further into the new millennium. Authors stress the overriding need for stable yields to eliminate human hunger and poverty, while considering solutions to enhance global production and distribution. It comprehensively describes genetics and genetic resources, plant growth and development, response to the environment, tuber quality, pests and diseases, biotechnology and crop management. Potato Biology is the most valuable reference available for all professionals involved in the potato industry, plant biologists and agronomists. Offers an understanding of the social, economic and market factors that influence production and distribution Discusses developments and useful traits in transgenic biology and genetic engineering The first reference entirely devoted to understanding new advances in potato biology and biotechnology
Author: Ronald James May
Publisher: ANU E Press
Release Date: 2009-09-01
Genre: Political Science
There is a vast literature on the principles of public administration and good governance, and no shortage of theoreticians, practitioners and donors eager to push for public sector reform, especially in less-developed countries. Papua New Guinea has had its share of public sector reforms, frequently under the influence of multinational agencies and aid donors. Yet there seems to be a general consensus, both within and outside Papua New Guinea, that policy making and implementation have fallen short of expectations, that there has been a failure to achieve 'good governance'. This volume, which brings together a number of Papua New Guinean and Australian-based scholars and practitioners with deep familiarity of policy making in Papua New Guinea, examines the record of policy making and implementation in Papua New Guinea since independence. It reviews the history of public sector reform in Papua New Guinea, and provides case studies of policy making and implementation in a number of areas, including the economy, agriculture, mineral development, health, education, lands, environment, forestry, decentralization, law and order, defence, women and foreign affairs, privatization, and AIDS. Policy is continuously evolving, but this study documents the processes of policy making and implementation over a number of years, with the hope that a better understanding of past successes and failures will contribute to improved governance in the future.
IBM® DB2® with BLU Acceleration is a revolutionary technology that is delivered in DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Release 10.5. BLU Acceleration delivers breakthrough performance improvements for analytic queries by using dynamic in-memory columnar technologies. Different from other vendor solutions, BLU Acceleration allows the unified computing of OLTP and analytics data inside a single database, therefore, removing barriers and accelerating results for users. With observed hundredfold improvement in query response time, BLU Acceleration provides a simple, fast, and easy-to-use solution for the needs of today's organizations; quick access to business answers can be used to gain a competitive edge, lower costs, and more. This IBM Redbooks® publication introduces the concepts of DB2 with BLU Acceleration. It discusses the steps to move from a relational database to using BLU Acceleration, optimizing BLU usage, and deploying BLU into existing analytic solutions today, with an example of IBM Cognos®. This book also describes integration of DB2 with BLU Acceleration into SAP Business Warehouse (SAP BW) and SAP's near-line storage solution on DB2. This publication is intended to be helpful to a wide-ranging audience, including those readers who want to understand the technologies and those who have planning, deployment, and support responsibilities.
Author: Thomas J. Mowbray
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-11-04
A must-have, hands-on guide for working in the cybersecurity profession Cybersecurity involves preventative methods to protect information from attacks. It requires a thorough understanding of potential threats, such as viruses and other malicious code, as well as system vulnerability and security architecture. This essential book addresses cybersecurity strategies that include identity management, risk management, and incident management, and also serves as a detailed guide for anyone looking to enter the security profession. Doubling as the text for a cybersecurity course, it is also a useful reference for cybersecurity testing, IT test/development, and system/network administration. Covers everything from basic network administration security skills through advanced command line scripting, tool customization, and log analysis skills Dives deeper into such intense topics as wireshark/tcpdump filtering, Google hacks, Windows/Linux scripting, Metasploit command line, and tool customizations Delves into network administration for Windows, Linux, and VMware Examines penetration testing, cyber investigations, firewall configuration, and security tool customization Shares techniques for cybersecurity testing, planning, and reporting Cybersecurity: Managing Systems, Conducting Testing, and Investigating Intrusions is a comprehensive and authoritative look at the critical topic of cybersecurity from start to finish.