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by Ajeet Kumar Agarwal, Senior Business Process Consultant, SAP India (SDC) | November 21, 2017
Financials – 
Ajeet Agarwal explains the changes in material ledger actual costing in SAP S/4HANA 1610. SAP has made significant architectural simplifications in SAP S/4HANA 1610 in material ledger actual costing. However, this is not only a technical change. The material ledger data store and processing logic also were fundamentally simplified, especially when actual costing is active to reduce complexity and improve run time in the material ledger closing cockpit for actual costing.

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by Karthigeyan Meganathan, Senior Business Analyst | November 20, 2017
HR – 

Karthigeyan Meganathan compares the functionalities available in SAP Learning Solution and the SAP SuccessFactors Learning modules.


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by Akash Kumar, Technical Consultant, SAP Labs | November 20, 2017
BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

Akash Kumar explains the concept of SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics for core data services (CDS) views and shows how to develop custom CDS views in SAP S/4HANA Embedded Analytics.


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by Vinayak Gole, Senior Business Intelligence Consultant, TATA Consultancy | November 17, 2017
BI/SAP Professional Journal/SCM/HR – 

Vinayak Gole explores the connectivity to data stored in the Hadoop distributions (Cloudera and Hortonworks) through the discovery component of SAP Lumira 2.0. He shows how you can further transform and visualize data using SAP Lumira’s self-service capabilities demonstrating a full life cycle for Big Data analytics.


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by Janev K. Veettil, Specialist Master, Deloitte Consulting, LLP | November 16, 2017
SCM – 

Janev Kunnath Veettil explains how developing a simple custom program can help an organization allocate alternate components to different production orders optimally using a rule. The potential business benefits include the ability to procure from multiple vendors against real-time demand, improve on-time delivery, and reduce cost.


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by Abhijit Ingale, SAP Analytics Technical Architect, Tata Consultancy Services | November 13, 2017
BI/HR/SAP Professional Journal – 

Big Data technologies offer a huge opportunity to organizations to consolidate data from a variety of data sources and derive meaningful insights from it that can help in achieving business growth. With this opportunity, there are also challenges with respect to information security. Database technologies offer a variety of ways to implement information security. SAP HANA uses analytic authorizations to implement row-level security ensuring the information is consumed only by its rightful users. However, SAP HANA does not offer a column-level security feature out of the box. Abhijit Ingale describes the process to implement column-level security in SAP HANA.


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by Sivaprasad Ramachendruni, Solution Architect, SAP S/4 HANA, SAP (Financials) | November 8, 2017
Financials – 
Sivaprasad Ramachendruni explains how to store the results of the Controlling (CO) period-end allocation cycle results such as senders, receivers, and allocation methodology receiver tracing factors after the update run. With a standard functionality, extract management, the results can be viewed later in a user-friendly manner for audit or post-execution review purposes. The concept can also be used for quick execution of CO reports.