This is a practical guide providing comprehensive solutions for SQL query problems, and is full of concrete real-world examples to help you create and troubleshoot your SQL queries in SAP Business One. If you are a system administrator who uses SQL query as your tool of choice for solving specific problems throughout SAP Business One, then this book is for you. It may also be useful if you are a developer or consultant using this technology, and can benefit end users by improving your search for important business information. A rudimentary knowledge of SAP Business One and SQL Server is required to use this book efficiently. Examples covered are relevant to SBO 2007A users, for which the 8.8 release is mostly compatible. All SQL query examples within the book are verified under SQL Server 2005, so they are guaranteed to run under this release, in addition to SQL Server 2008. Non-SAP Business One users can also gain knowledge from the many examples throughout the book. It is hard to find another book with so many SQL query examples
Utilize the power of SQL queries to bring Business Intelligence to your small to medium-sized business.Practical SAP query examples from an SAP Business One expertDetailed steps to create and troubleshoot SQL queries for Alerts, Approvals, Formatted Searches, and Crystal ReportsUnderstand the importance and benefit of keeping SQL queries simple and easy to understandBenefit from special tips and tricks related directly to SQL queries within SAP Business OneIn DetailSAP Business One is an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software which offers an ideal solution for growing small to midsized businesses. For such companies, retrieving the most relevant information from their business data can be key to standing out from the competition. SAP Business One is a rapidly growing software package and this book is timely in giving those businesses an advantage in the area of Business Intelligence. Having SQL query skills in- house is the most important and cost-effective move you can make in this growing field.This practical guide will provide you with the skills to gain more specific business information from SAP Business One by using SQL queries. It will provide you with solutions for solving complicated report related problems, covering basic tools like the Query Generator and Query Wizard. More advanced content like using queries with Crystal Reports will also be delved into. SQL query is one of the advanced tools available in SAP Business One which is easily learned and quickly utilized. By referring back to and applying the many examples in this book, you will be able to create and run correct, and therefore effective, SQL queries to help your business. The book begins by teaching a clear definition of the SQL query, and covers the data dictionary and table links. Coverage will then jump to a higher level of complex SQL queries, discussing features like FMS. Along the way more advanced SQL Query topics will be covered, such as extending the scope of basic SQL queries for more complicated cases. You will ultimately gain in depth query knowledge to bring more Business Intelligence into SAP Business One. Gain the skills to provide much needed business information within your company with SQL queries for SAP Business OneWhat you will learn from this bookQuickly get up and running with SAP's Query Generator and Query WizardDevelop best practices for creating SQL queries for use with SAP Business OneDiscover how "keeping it simple" will lead to a better SQL queryAssign SQL query security within your companyLearn how to get user queries ready for approvalOptimize user queries for alerts through step-by-step instructionBuild special queries for Formatted SearchCreate the core part of the query to utilize the SBO Transaction Notification stored procedureMaster Query Print Layout designImprove your Crystal Reports with SQL queriesEmploy expert-level query methodsReduce your learning curve by following real-world examples and expert adviceAchieve advanced SQL query building and troubleshooting skillsApproachThis is a practical guide providing comprehensive solutions for SQL query problems, and is full of concrete real-world examples to help you create and troubleshoot your SQL queries in SAP Business One.Who this book is written forIf you are a system administrator who uses SQL query as your tool of choice for solving specific problems throughout SAP Business One, then this book is for you. It may also be useful if you are a developer or consultant using this technology, and can benefit end users by improving your search for important business information. A rudimentary knowledge of SAP Business One and SQL Server is required to use this book efficiently. Examples covered are relevant to SBO 2007A users, for which the 8.8 release is mostly compatible. All SQL query examples within the book are verified under SQL Server 2005, so they are guaranteed to run under this release, in addition to SQL Server 2008.Non-SAP Business One users can also gain knowledge from the many examples throughout the book. It is hard to find another book with so many SQL query examples.
A recognized SQL expert and author of "SQL Instant Reference" provides this guide for database programmers and administrators who need to learn SQL or want to know about changes in the new standard. The CD offers several commercial SQL compilers for the beginning to try out, code examples from the book, and an electronic reference to SQL commands.
Author: Thomas Teufel,Monika Nguyen Nam,Roland Heun
Publisher: Course Technology
Introduction and Manual Toolkit for implementing SAP Business One describes in detail the customizing of the business process features; from FI/CO, SCM to Sales and CRM.The book is written for decisions makers who want to inform themselves about the abilities of SAP Business One as well as those who are involved in the implementation process (Management, Consultants, Key user, etc.). The book serves as a guideline and manual during and after the implementation process.
Now you can hit the ground running with SAP Business One - quickly and easily. Focused on beginners and end-users, this detailed reference provides you with volumes of expert insights, step-by-step instruction and practice tests, as well as an ongoing example that the author builds upon in each successive chapter. In addition to best practices for maximizing the SAP Business One software, every chapter also provides you with an essential overview of the corresponding business context. All of the most critical components of Business One are covered in detail, such as purchasing, sales, inventory, sales opportunities, financial accounting and banking, service, human resources, and more. Plus, the detailed appendices provide you with an indispensable quick reference guide for all buttons, icons, and shortcuts guaranteed to save you countless hours in the months and years ahead. Suitable for self-study, this book, based on the SAP Business One 2005 release, is also an invaluable resource that you can turn to for timely help again and again
Computers by George Anderson,Charles D. Nilson,Tim Rhodes,Sachin Kakade,Andreas Jenzer,Bryan King,Jeff Davis,Parag Doshi,Veeru Mehta,Heather Hillary
Author: George Anderson,Charles D. Nilson,Tim Rhodes,Sachin Kakade,Andreas Jenzer,Bryan King,Jeff Davis,Parag Doshi,Veeru Mehta,Heather Hillary
Publisher: Sams Publishing
SAP can help you capture better information and deliver it more quickly, allowing you to make better decisions and maximize the business value of everything you do. However, SAP implementations require massive effort, total buy-in, and significant change throughout the organization. In SAP Implementation Unleashed, 10 expert SAP project managers, functional consultants, and technologists guide you through the entire journey, helping you avoid pain and pitfalls and gain all the benefits of SAP. The authors introduce start-to-finish business, technical, and project management roadmaps for successful SAP implementation. Then, drawing on their immense experience, they walk you through the entire process of planning and deployment—addressing make-or-break issues and hidden gaps that other guidebooks ignore. You’ll discover how to employ processes, models, and toolsets that help you achieve implementation excellence while systematically reducing cost and business risk. Along the way, you’ll find actionable advice and real-world insight into innovative project management, best-suited leadership, effective load testing, contemporary infrastructure implementation, and more. George W. Anderson is responsible for providing enterprise applications thought leadership for the EDS/HP office of the CTO. A long-time SAP consultant and PMI-certified project manager, George has authored several best-selling books and enjoys new challenges. Charles D. Nilson is a senior program manager for EDS/HP and has led many successful SAP implementation teams over the years. He is a PMI PMP and is SAP Partner Academy certified in MM and PP. Tim Rhodes is a senior SAP technical consultant for EDS/HP and a Basis/infrastructure veteran focused on implementing, migrating, and upgrading SAP Business Suite and NetWeaver solutions. Tim is also an SAP-certified technical consultant, OCP, MCSE, and HP Master ASE. Detailed Information on How To... Define the business vision driving your implementation, and use it to design your solution Use TCO techniques to fully understand SAP’s financial impact in your organization Structure your SAP project management office, business teams, technical support organization, and overall project team Size, plan, and test your SAP infrastructure to deliver the best performance and availability at the best cost Integrate SAP into an SOA environment Install and configure SAP Business Suite and NetWeaver components Perform basic functional configuration, testing, and change management activities Enable a smooth transition by successfully performing the critical tasks that immediately precede SAP Go-Live Choose the right mix of tools and applications to test, manage, and monitor SAP Prepare your SAP Operations team for its post-implementation responsibilities
Computers by Carl Britton Lewis,Andres Castrillon,Derin Hildebrandt
Author: Carl Britton Lewis,Andres Castrillon,Derin Hildebrandt
Publisher: SAP Press
Are you an SAP Business One user who wants to make your life easier? Tune out the wide world of SAP and zone in on the SAP B1 tasks and transactions that support all of your critical processesfrom financials to production and beyond. With step-by-step instructions and tips from members of the SAP Business One North American Partner Advisory Council, including Carl Britton Lewis, this book is what youve been waiting for: The key to doing your job better in SAP B1.
With clear instructions and plenty of screenshots, this book will provide you with the core skills you need to implement SAP Business One in your business. The material has been carefully selected from Packt's fuller 320 page SAP Business ONE Implementation. If you are a technically savvy business owner, entrepreneur, or departmental manager who wants to get their small to mid-sized company up and running with the power of an SAP ERP platform, then this book is not to be missed. No previous experience with SAP or ERP is required.
Computers by Rima Patel Sriganesh,Gerald Brose,Micah Silverman
Author: Rima Patel Sriganesh,Gerald Brose,Micah Silverman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
An invaluable tutorial on the dramatic changes to Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) 3.0 Featuring myriad changes from its previous versions, EJB 3.0 boasts a very different programming and deployment model, with nearly every aspect of development affected. Even the most experienced EBJ and J2EE developers will need to relearn how to best use EJB to develop mission-critical applications. This author team of experts has taken their combined skills in architecture, development, consulting, and knowledge transfer to explain the various changes to EJB 3.0 as well as the rationale behind these changes. You'll learn the concepts and techniques for authoring distributed, enterprise components in Java from the ground up. Covering basic through advanced subjects, Mastering Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 is more than 50 percent new and revised. Four new chapters and one new appendix cover the latest features of this new release, and in-depth coverage of the Java Persistence API and the entities defined therein is provided. The authors' main goal is to get you programming with EJB immediately. To that end, you'll learn: * How to implement EJB 3.0 beans, with emphasis on session beans (stateful and stateless) and message-driven beans * Both basic and advanced concepts (such as inheritance, relationships, and so on) of Java Persistence API defined entities * How to develop and deploy EJB 3.0 Web services * How to secure EJB applications * How to integrate EJB applications with the outside world via the Java EE Connector technology * Tips and techniques for designing and deploying EJB for better performance * How clustering in large-scale EJB systems works * Best practices for EJB application design, development, and testing The companion Web site provides all the source code, updates to the source code examples, and a PDF version of the book. Wiley Technology Publishing Timely. Practical. Reliable. Visit the companion Web site at www.wiley.com/go/sriganesh
Computers by Claudia Imhoff,Nicholas Galemmo,Jonathan G. Geiger
Author: Claudia Imhoff,Nicholas Galemmo,Jonathan G. Geiger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A cutting-edge response to Ralph Kimball's challenge to the data warehouse community that answers some tough questions about the effectiveness of the relational approach to data warehousing Written by one of the best-known exponents of the Bill Inmon approach to data warehousing Addresses head-on the tough issues raised by Kimball and explains how to choose the best modeling technique for solving common data warehouse design problems Weighs the pros and cons of relational vs. dimensional modeling techniques Focuses on tough modeling problems, including creating and maintaining keys and modeling calendars, hierarchies, transactions, and data quality
How will the SAP Business One team and the organization measure complete success of SAP Business One? How is the value delivered by SAP Business One being measured? Is there a recommended audit plan for routine surveillance inspections of SAP Business One's gains? How are the SAP Business One's objectives aligned to the organization's overall business strategy? What should the next improvement project be that is related to SAP Business One? Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role... In EVERY company, organization and department. Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?' For more than twenty years, The Art of Service's Self-Assessments empower people who can do just that - whether their title is marketer, entrepreneur, manager, salesperson, consultant, business process manager, executive assistant, IT Manager, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are people who watch the process as it happens, and ask the right questions to make the process work better. This book is for managers, advisors, consultants, specialists, professionals and anyone interested in SAP Business One assessment. Featuring 371 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which SAP Business One improvements can be made. In using the questions you will be better able to: - diagnose SAP Business One projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices - implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals - integrate recent advances in SAP Business One and process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines Using a Self-Assessment tool known as the SAP Business One Index, you will develop a clear picture of which SAP Business One areas need attention. Included with your purchase of the book is the SAP Business One Self-Assessment downloadable resource, containing all questions and Self-Assessment areas of this book. This enables ease of (re-)use and enables you to import the questions in your preferred management tool. Access instructions can be found in the book. You are free to use the Self-Assessment contents in your presentations and materials for customers without asking us - we are here to help. This Self-Assessment has been approved by The Art of Service as part of a lifelong learning and Self-Assessment program and as a component of maintenance of certification. Optional other Self-Assessments are available. For more information, visit http://theartofservice.com
Master the intricacies of Tableau to create effective data visualizations About This Book Arm yourself with an arsenal of advanced chart types and geocoding to efficiently and engagingly present information Map a grid over a network node diagram and use that grid to demonstrate loads, processing time, and more in Tableau Integrate R with Tableau by utilizing R functions, libraries, and saved models Who This Book Is For If you are a business analyst without developer-level programming skills, then this book is for you. You are expected to have at least a fundamental understanding of Tableau and basic knowledge of joins, however SQL knowledge is not assumed. You should have basic computer skills, including at least moderate Excel proficiency. What You Will Learn Create a worksheet that can display the current balance for any given period in time Recreate a star schema from in a data warehouse in Tableau Combine level of detail calculations with table calculations, sets, and parameters Create custom polygons to build filled maps for area codes in the USA Visualize data using a set of analytical and advanced charting techniques Know when to use Tableau instead of PowerPoint Build a dashboard and export it to PowerPoint In Detail Tableau has emerged as one of the most popular Business Intelligence solutions in recent times, thanks to its powerful and interactive data visualization capabilities. This book will empower you to become a master in Tableau by exploiting the many new features introduced in Tableau 10.0. You will embark on this exciting journey by getting to know the valuable methods of utilizing advanced calculations to solve complex problems. These techniques include creative use of different types of calculations such as row-level, aggregate-level, and more. You will discover how almost any data visualization challenge can be met in Tableau by getting a proper understanding of the tool's inner workings and creatively exploring possibilities. You'll be armed with an arsenal of advanced chart types and techniques to enable you to efficiently and engagingly present information to a variety of audiences through the use of clear, efficient, and engaging dashboards. Explanations and examples of efficient and inefficient visualization techniques, well-designed and poorly designed dashboards, and compromise options when Tableau consumers will not embrace data visualization will build on your understanding of Tableau and how to use it efficiently. By the end of the book, you will be equipped with all the information you need to create effective dashboards and data visualization solutions using Tableau. Style and approach This book takes a direct approach, to systematically evolve to more involved functionalities such as advanced calculation, parameters & sets, data blending and R integration. This book will help you gain skill in building visualizations previously beyond your capacity.
Imagine that it’s the 1950s, and you are in charge of developing the U. S. interstate system. There are countless roads already in use. The system can go in numerous different directions. Where do you begin? Starting to transform your business with SAP NetWeaver is that daunting. NetWeaver is both an application platform and an integration platform. It integrates your current IT systems to enable portals, collaboration, data management, and development environments. To grasp the complexities and possibilities of SAP ASAP, dig in with SAP NetWeaver For Dummies and explore: MySAP Business Suite SAP Enterprise Planning Resource (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Human Capital Management (HCM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), and more Mobile Infrastructure that performs like a universal translator for mobile interfaces, including laptops, wireless phones, and PDAs Master Data Management, including using the content consolidation technique to “clean up” data, master data harmonization to distribute it, and central master data management to maintain a data repository Web Application Service and NetWeaver Developer Studio—tools that let you integrate and create your own customized applications Written by Dan Woods, former CTO of The Street.com and CapitalThinking, and Jeffrey Word, the Director of Technology Strategy for SAP, this guide features real-life stories from businesses and examples of typical uses to help you cut through the complexities and get up and running. It includes a CD-ROM with: Detailed white papers and product overviews Stores from customers using SAP NetWeaver today Demos that show SAP NetWeaver in action A directory of resources for additional information Like that interstate system, SAP NetWeaver doesn’t have to be integrated all at once. You choose the applications that have the most potential to benefit your company’s operations and bottom line. SAP NetWeaver For Dummies even gives you recommendations for rolling it out and suggests practical ways to get started and get quick returns on your SAP investment. Then you’re going full-speed ahead on the road to success!
Start empowering users and protecting corporate data, while managing Identities and Access with Microsoft Azure in different environments About This Book Deep dive into the Microsoft Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) solution Design, implement and manage simple and complex hybrid identity and access management environments Learn to apply solution architectures directly to your business needs and understand how to identify and manage business drivers during transitions Who This Book Is For This book is for business decision makers, IT consultants, and system and security engineers who wish to plan, design, and implement Identity and Access Management solutions with Microsoft Azure. What You Will Learn Apply technical descriptions and solution architectures directly to your business needs and deployments Identify and manage business drivers and architecture changes to transition between different scenarios Understand and configure all relevant Identity and Access Management key features and concepts Implement simple and complex directory integration, authentication, and authorization scenarios Get to know about modern identity management, authentication, and authorization protocols and standards Implement and configure a modern information protection solution Integrate and configure future improvements in authentication and authorization functionality of Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 In Detail Microsoft Azure and its Identity and Access Management is at the heart of Microsoft's Software as a Service, including Office 365, Dynamics CRM, and Enterprise Mobility Management. It is an essential tool to master in order to effectively work with the Microsoft Cloud. Through practical, project based learning this book will impart that mastery. Beginning with the basics of features and licenses, this book quickly moves on to the user and group lifecycle required to design roles and administrative units for role-based access control (RBAC). Learn to design Azure AD to be an identity provider and provide flexible and secure access to SaaS applications. Get to grips with how to configure and manage users, groups, roles, and administrative units to provide a user- and group-based application and self-service access including the audit functionality. Next find out how to take advantage of managing common identities with the Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 and build cloud identities with the Azure AD Connect utility. Construct blueprints with different authentication scenarios including multi-factor authentication. Discover how to configure and manage the identity synchronization and federation environment along with multi -factor authentication, conditional access, and information protection scenarios to apply the required security functionality. Finally, get recommendations for planning and implementing a future-oriented and sustainable identity and access management strategy. Style and approach A practical, project-based learning experience explained through hands-on examples.
by Ben Collins-Sussman,Brian W. Fitzpatrick,C. Michael Pilato