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Learn more about Controlling 2017 exhibitor TruQua

ERP Corp is pleased to announce that TruQua will exhibit at the Controlling 20177 conference. 

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Learn more about Controlling 2017 Silver Sponsor BlackLine


ERP Corp is pleased to announce that BlackLine is a silver sponsor of the Controlling 2017 conference. They will sponsor the official Controlling 2017 conference notebook. 

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Activity Postings 6: Category 4 Activity Types and Posting

TomKingCategory 4 activity types are unique in that they do not allow any sort of allocation at all.  They are manually posted like category 1 and category 3 activity types, but that is the extent of it.  The activity stays in the cost center.  You might be saying to yourself, “Why have an activity type that cannot allocate costs between cost objects?  Isn’t that the main purpose of the activity type?”

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Webinar Announcement - Myths vs. Fact: SAP Material Ledger in SAP S/4HANA Presented by Rogerio Faleiros


Reserve your place now for a webinar on on Myth vs. Fact: SAP Material Ledger in SAP S/4HANA presented by Rogerio Faleiros.

July 27 at 1:00 PM EST

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All About the Controlling 2017 Conference – Meeting with Conference Organizers Recording Now Available


ControllingTeamRecently members of the SAP Controlling Community gathered for a virtual meeting with Controlling 2017 conference organizers. In this interactive meeting intended for individuals who have not attended the Controlling Conference previously, participants had the opportunity to meet the conference team, learn more about how to get the most out of the event, and ask questions. 

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Webinar Registration Open: SAP S/4HANA Finance – From Batch to Real-Time


Reserve your place now for a webinar on SAP S/4HANA Finance – From Batch to Real-Time presented by Janet Salmon and Birgit Oettinger, SAP SE.

June 29 at 9:00 AM PST/12:00 PM EST

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Activity Postings 5: Category 3 Activity Types and Posting

TomKingWe have gone into a lot of detail on how indirect activity allocation cycles work with category 2 (indirect determination, indirect allocation) are used.  The main takeaway from category 2 type activities is that the quantity of activity posted is calculated based on information derived from the receiver cost objects.  You either don’t know or find it difficult to determine how much activity should be posted.  What if you do know how much activity should be posted, but don’t want to manually determine how to allocate the posting to other cost objects?  That is where category 3 (manual entry, indirect allocation) activity types come in. 

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SAP Indirect Access - Is it a Bad Business Move?

IMG 0524Guest blog post by our partners at Michael Management Corporation.

By now most of you have heard of the SAP indirect access case. And you know the result. In SAP and Diageo Great Brittan Limited, Diageo was found liable for indirect access through Salesforce. Our SAP Access customers are certainly concerned about this issue. Let’s take a look.

The court said in part, “The plain and obvious meaning of the above provisions is that only Named Users are authorised to use or access the mySAP ERP software.” And “Only Named Users are authorised to use or access the mySAP ERP software directly or indirectly.”

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SAP Templates Video Blog



Never tried SAP templates because you think they are too complex? Watch this demo from the Controlling 2016 conference on templates in SAP.

This demo covers how to:

- Create a template

- Execute a template

- Check the results

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Webinar Recording Now Available: Best practices to leverage SAP data for forward-looking business simulations Presented by Matthew Smith, President & CEO, 3C Software


The Operational Transfer Pricing Analytics webinar recording, presented by Matthew Smith, President & CEO, 3C Software, is now available.

Do you need help answering the one question every CFO really wants to know – “How will this change affect my P&L?” Hear how companies leverage SAP data and other sources to establish a robust business simulation platform that shows costs and profits at every business dimension.

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