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There are hundreds and thousands of different objects in SAP. I have written recently about how you can track changes in SAP objects like GL accounts, Cost Centres and so on.
Unfortunately, not all these objects create change documents to track amendments. What if you wanted to see who made changes and when they were made for objects where change documents are not automatically created? For example, there is no direct way to determine the date when the Company Code was created in SAP. The table T001, which holds the basic Company Code information, does not have any dates to permit tracking this. Also, there are no change documents for the object Company Code.
However, there is a way to do so, even if the object is only changeable in the Development system.
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The advantages of having ABAP knowledge and working within the BW environment are significant. I have been involved now with BW for 2 years – prior to this I programmed ABAP for 5 years.
The area of BW that I am writing about is the efficiency of the ETL (Extraction, Transformation & Loading) processes.
I have written recently about the differences between the American Sales Tax system and the VAT-based system.
At first sight, the US seems to have very simple taxation: you only need to report to the tax authorities if you sell to an end-user or consume the goods yourself.
But still US taxation is considered as the most complex. Why? Let’s look into the details. Read the rest of this entry »
SAP is an enterprise resource planning solution for small, medium, and large businesses. The solution assists in providing support for sales, customer relationships, operations, financial and human resources, and inventory. SAP has over 80,000 customers which includes large companies such as IBM and Microsoft. There are plenty of reasons that companies decide to implement SAP, but not all of them are for the right reasons. Traditionally SAP was used for large manufacturers and industries, but now SAP provides solutions that can help smaller and midsized businesses (SME’s) expand regionally, nationally, and internationally. Here, we review some of the ways that SAP can help you transform your business, and if it is the right solution for you. Read the rest of this entry »