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I am a husband and father. Aside from that, I've dabbled in SAP Consulting for a number of years. I like to share these and other interests (technology, armchair horticulture, computing) on my website. Thanks for reading.

SAP Infographic: Logistics Scheduling

I’ve previously attempted to demystify SAP Sales Order dates, but this topic seems to arise time and time again.  I decided to put the Sales Order / Logistics scheduling dates on a handy timeline to help explain the mechanics of SAP Logistics Scheduling.  Read on.

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Announcing: DaftCraft Minecraft Bedrock Server

Minecraft has become a staple in our household. Following the release of a free Bedrock Server by the developer, Mojang, I decided to stand one up and see how it goes. For more information or for information on joining the community, check out this page.

SAP: Transport Management Tips & Tricks

Transports are a necessity to any SAP Professional.  They package up all of our brilliant solutions for easy transport to new systems and clients.  But where do they live?  How can you find them?  Read on for more.

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Aaaaaaaand we’re back…

Thanks to some readers approaching me on LinkedIn, I was notified recently that my website has been down.  Things had become quite busy for me and I had not noticed that my domain registration had lapsed.  Oops.  Anyways, we’re back online now.  Thanks for your patience and many apologies for the derp.  -Michael

SAP: Intercompany Drop Ship Optimization

Things have been quite busy for me as of late leaving me very little time for posting new content on this blog.  Lately, though, I had the opportunity to write a blog post for my employer, itelligence, and I thought I would share that link with you here (itelligencegroup.com).   You are more than welcome to request access to the accompanying webinar recording (at the bottom of the linked page), but keep in mind the applicants may be screened beforehand.  Enjoy.

Consulting Tip: Play RSA Token Poker!

As consultants, we spend a lot of time on the road.  Why not inject a little fun into your work day by playing RSA Token Poker!  It’s fun, it’s easy, and can easily help determine who’s picking up that bar tab.  Read on for more.

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New SAP SD Reference Guide Content: SAP Notes

I’ve been playing a bit of catch up this week.  I’ve got a rather large backlog of articles to publish.  Today, I’m starting with some new content in my SAP SD Reference Guide series:

SAP SD Reference Guide: SAP Notes

Enjoy!

Consulting Tip: Think Before You Type

I received an interesting email this week from an individual representing another vendor also supporting my client.  This email became a reminder of how valuable it is to keep your cool and, by all means, think before you type.  The names are changed to protect my client (and Donald’s unfortunate employer):

Honestly, your response is a joke. Im on PTO and Thank you for pointing out the obvious. I could ask you to run a simple query in SAP to determine a handful of products that are negative but I guess that would be asking too much.

Kathryn- im sorry you have to deal with this. If you could let me know a couple neg products that would be helpful. Thank you!

Donald

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Is it Time For a Modern SAP Resume?

Like many, I try to keep my Resume as fresh as possible.  Even if you’re not actively job-hunting, updating your resume regularly will ensure that you’re capturing the more salient activities you’re performing and perhaps replacing those that are less important.  But in the age of the cloud where LinkedIn reigns supreme, is it time to re-think the classic interpretation of the professional Resume?

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Ask Me Anything: SAP Value Discounts vs Price Discounts

This question comes courtesy of Val:

I’m configuring  a series of % discounts in SD. Each needs to apply a % to the price, not to the value (SAP default), so the price per unit decreases with each discount.  The result is a slightly different final total value from the standard method.  I can’t find a way in standard config, all I can do is a standard value: can you suggest anything?  Do I need a custom requirement?

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