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Resource related billing performance improvement pilot notes

If you are running a large number of cost postings through SAP resource-related billing there are a number of  pilot OSS notes that can improve system performance of resource-related billing. In order to gain access to these notes you must open a CSS message asking SAP to add your company
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SAP Education and Learning Opportunities

If you have made your career within the SAP consulting space, and you are not persistent about furthering your SAP knowledge and education, it will not be long before your skills become obsolete and you see your customers start to look elsewhere for their SAP expertise. This has never been
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Useful SAP trick to preview invoices in PDF format

There is some SAP functionality that I find very useful but seems to be quite mysterious as I have been unable to find much about it anywhere online. What it is, during the print preview of a billing document output, you can get to a PDF Preview screen if you
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Forecasting with Cost and Schedule Performance

In project management the past is always a great indication of future performance. For this reason a strong earned value system is a valuable tool when forecasting a project to completion. Two of the most critical points of analysis are the impact performance has on cost and schedule. To first
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Resource-Related Billing 999,999 DLI limitation OSS Note 1100666

SAP Resource-Related billing has a limitation of 999,999 DLI's that can be created during one billing process.   There is a pilot note 1100666 released by SAP to resolve this issue.   If you are interested implementing this pilot OSS note then please create a CSS message to SAP asking to be
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The Basics of Control Accounts and Work Packages

When doing Earned Value Management within a standard project structure there can be a defined level that is considered a "control account". A control account is normally the intersection of the functional organization doing the work and the Project organizational hierarchy. This is typically defined as the level that you
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SAP UI Revolution

SAP User Interface Revolution     Technology users of all types are placing an exponentially growing expectation and reliance on the technology that they interface with on a daily basis. In fact; every year, a higher percentage of jobs require consistent attachment to computers and mobile devices. This ever increasing
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New SAP SD Sales Order Monitor Report TCODE VA06

SAP has developed a new Sales & Distribution report Sales Order Monitor which tracks the order fulfillment status of sales orders. This new report is available for EHP5 or higher enhancement packs.   See OSS note 1797205 for more information.
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Top 10 Disruptive Technologies for U.S. Military Future Consideration

A new wave of technology innovation to be used by our U.S. military has been a recent directive of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to "embrace a spirit of innovation and adaptabilty across our defense enterprise". Citing an article in the Nationial Defense Magazine, November 2014 issue, the writers and editors
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New Transactions and Reports with SAP Simple Finance

As many of us are eager to know more about SAP Simple Finance, we are all aware that SAP has removed the aggregation tables and merged the finance documents into one logical document.   New HANA views replace the old database tables such as coss and cosp so we are ensured
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