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Modernizing your SAP environment webinar resources

 

Thanks for attending the modernizing your SAP environment webinar. Here are some links that I mentioned in the webinar that tie into modernization for both companies and individuals. The links include HANA know-how but as I mentioned, that is not the only modernization path.

 

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Filling in the gaps – FI/CO account posting during production processes in SAP

I’m not sure if anyone on our first SAP implementations truly understood the costing flow. It is one gift to understand SAP technically, and quite another to understand it as an accounting process. I’m sure you’ve had similar experiences, especially in Product Costing and Cost Object Controlling. As a Senior Education Consultant at SAP, my first goal was to educate myself! Once I began working in the classroom with students, I found they were as confused as I had once been. As an SAP educator, I’ve made it my mission to simplify explanations of these intimidating topics.

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Closing the Wide Gap Between Accounting and the Marketing/Sales Function

Gary Cokins ResizedI look forward to presenting at the Controlling 2015 conference September 21-24 in San Diego. I am passionate about management accounting. My belief is there is much opportunity for accountants to improve the quality of information they provide to internal users to support better decision making.

 

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SAP Simple Finance 1503 - FAQ's

On Thursday, June 11, 2015 members of the SAP Controlling Community gathered for a webinar presented by Janet Salmon on the latest changes to accounting and controlling in SAP Simple Finance 1503. The webinar was a a sneak peek of Janet's Controlling 2015 plenary session. The webinar Explored how changes in SAP Simple Finance will affect SAP Controlling including how accounts and cost elements will merge, what you can expect to see in Reporting and Planning, and how account-based CO-PA has been enhanced to provide better Profitability Reporting. Keep reading for a list of frequently asked questions that came up during the course of the webinar on SAP Simple Finance 1503.

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Video Blog: How Woodward implemented SAP BPC 10.0

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In this recording from the Controlling 2014 conference, you'll hear from Sydnie McConnell about how Woodward, a leading designer and manufacturer of hydro-mechanical and electronic fuel controls and delivery systems, decided to move its planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes to SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.0 (NetWeaver).

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Get up to speed on the latest changes to accounting and controlling in SAP Simple Finance 1503 - webinar recording now available

 

On Thursday, June 11, 2015 members of the SAP Controlling Community gathered for a webinar presented by Janet Salmon on the latest changes to accounting and controlling in SAP Simple Finance 1503. The webinar was a a sneak peek of Janet's Controlling 2015 plenary session. The webinar Explored how changes in SAP Simple Finance will affect SAP Controlling including how accounts and cost elements will merge, what you can expect to see in Reporting and Planning, and how account-based CO-PA has been enhanced to provide better Profitability Reporting.

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SAP Controlling Tip 100: Frequently Asked Questions

Tip 100 from 100 Things You Should Know About Controlling with SAP (2nd Edition) by John Jordan:

You can reference SAP Note 552486 for answers to frequently asked questions about Product Cost Controlling (CO-PC). Process orders provide you with extra functionality, such as phases and process instructions for process industries. 

The Online Service System (OSS) contains a database of useful information and advice on fixes for SAP system issues, consulting notes, and frequently asked questions. OSS Note 552486 contains advice on 14 SAP Controlling frequently asked questions. In this tip, we'll discuss how to access OSS Note 552486 adn we'll go over the note's first couple of questions and answers. 

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The Ultimate SAP User Guide Now Available

I wasn't planning on publishing an SAP user guide. But when respected SAP writer Rehan Zaidi approached me, I realized he was right: SAP users need a clear and effective guide for getting started with SAP. They also need tips and tricks that can go undiscovered for years; Zaidi has plenty of those! So we embarked on our book project. The end result, The Ultimate SAP User Guide, is now available. 

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SAP Material Ledger - Excerpt: 100 Things You Should Know About Controlling with SAP

Excerpt: 100 Things You Should Know About Controlling with SAP (2nd Ed)

by John Jordan

When working on SAP Material Ledger we recommend you work with our ERPCorp experts: Learn about ERPCorp Coaching & Consulting.

 

SAP Material Ledger allows you to carry inventory in up to two additional valuations and actual cost:

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SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA – Moving controlling and finance closer together - Part III

New users have traditionally struggled to understand the way SAP separates Financial Accounting and Management Accounting where most legacy systems see the two as one. While it’s easy enough to understand how a payroll account flows from the profit and loss statement into cost center accounting because the account information stays the same, the situation becomes more challenging as a revenue account flows into profitability analysis and is transformed into a value field, or a cost of goods sold account becomes multiple value fields depending on the cost components involved. In its latest product release, SAP is bringing the two worlds closer together.

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