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.
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:
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?
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?
One of the best weapons in a support consultant’s arsenal is the ability to review document changes. Sometimes, being able to build a precise timeline around occurrences of an issue can be crucial to finding a solution. Let’s discuss more about the structure and use of change records in Sales and Distribution.
User Exits… Depending on your perspective, they are either a saving grace which allows you to bend SAP to your liking, or a frightening Carte Blanche which allows your clients to do the most crazy stuff (and later ask you to fix it). Either way, they are a critical tool for an SAP consultant. Their number is legion and here is how to find them. …all of them.
I’m often impressed by how some consultants can rattle off transaction codes for IMG configuration activities. Want to create a new SD Item Category? Sure, just go to VoV7… I usually choose to navigate using the IMG’s navigation tree (SPRo) but every so often it is handy to be able to directly access an IMG T-code. Here’s a little trick I discovered for finding some of those shortcuts.
This question comes courtesy of Krishna. He writes (edited for clarity):
My requirement is to give a discount for the first 50 sales orders. I tried this using the condition update tool. It is limited to only 3 sales orders. I want to make it for 50 sales orders, but I am not getting anywhere. Please help me.
I’m not sure there’s much good news ahead on this one, but let’s take a closer look at the ‘Maximum number of orders’ in the Condition Update function.
I initially intended for this series to conclude after three parts, but some additional topics popped up which I felt justified a 4th installment. This article will be a grab-bag — a potpourri, if you prefer — covering a variety of post-installation thoughts ranging from Windows 10 to common activities you should be aware of.
Welcome to the Part 3 of my ‘SAP ECC 6.0 IDES Server’ series in which we are undertaking the effort of setting up our own personal SAP server. In this installment, we will tackle the Oracle and SAP installation and cover some post-installation activities.