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by David Burns, CEO and Founder, Prime, LLC | April 17, 2015
Financials – 
David Burns explains product profit margin calculations in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) 6.0. He describes the options available in standard ECC and provides insights into a broader realm of possibilities using SAP HANA and analytics. He also provides step-by-step solutions to see profit margins on sales orders that can quickly start you moving in the right direction.

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by R. Venkat Balaji, SAP Finance Consultant | April 8, 2015
Financials – 
R. Venkat Balaji explains the steps involved in implementing a standard business transaction event as a way of curtailing the need to reclassify dummy profit center postings. This strategy is a relatively easy to implement and involves minimal training and most importantly, it provides a way of maintaining profit center assignments in production that would have normally been done through configuration.

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by Mary Loughran, Consultant, e5 Solutions Group | Praveen Gupta, Consultant, e5 Solutions Group | March 18, 2015
Financials – 
Mary Loughran and Praveen Gupta describe the key configuration steps to set up SAP Bank Communication Management based on a scenario in which all payments of $1 million or more require two approvers. Payments under $1 million do not require approval.

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by Paul Ovigele, ERP Financials Consultant | March 16, 2015
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Most businesses that use profitability analysis (CO-PA) use the costing-based version. However, SAP Simple Finance uses account-based CO-PA with SAP HANA. Therefore, knowledge of account-based CO-PA is important for any organization that plans on implementing SAP Simple Finance. Paul Ovigele outlines the pros and cons of account-based profitability analysis (CO-PA) and explains what you need to look for before implementing it.

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by Gaurav Aggarwal, Lead Consultant, SAP FICO, Infosys Limited | March 9, 2015
Financials – 
Gaurav Aggarwal explains how to set up SAP Travel Management to streamline the travel advance process.

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by Pravin Datar, Director, SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidations Solution Management | March 3, 2015
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Pravin Datar provides an overview of how to consume any SAP or non-SAP data from on-premise or cloud systems into SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) 10.1, version for NetWeaver planning applications without any data duplication and in real time by leveraging the Smart Data Access feature of SAP HANA.


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by Cyril Johannes, CMA, Independent Consultant | February 27, 2015
Financials – 

Cyril Johannes explains how to configure product cost collectors (repetitive) to capture and control production and process order costs.