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by Kavita Agarwal, SAP FI/CO and SAP S/4HANA Solution Architect September 29, 2017
Financials – 
Kavita Agarwal explains the concept of the cost object mapping framework in SAP Central Finance. She covers the step-by-step configuration activity where the scenarios are defined and activated, the definition of mapping rules, the replication of a cost object, and the replication of an accounting document from the source with this cost object. This configuration activity is required to facilitate the postings from source systems into the target SAP S/4HANA system.

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by Gaurav Aggarwal, Lead Consultant, SAP S/4HANA Finance, Infosys Limited September 7, 2017
Financials – 
Gaurav Agarwal outlines approaches for moving to SAP S/4HANA and explains how to introduce the parallel ledger subsequently in a live SAP S/4HANA environment to use the parallel ledger's functionality. The scenario Gaurav describes is relevant for companies that are looking to convert their existing SAP Business Suite system that uses the classic general ledger (G/L) into SAP S/4HANA or companies that have already shifted to SAP S/4HANA and want to add a new statutory reporting framework via the parallel ledger.

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by Kathrin Schmalzing, Senior Manager August 2, 2017
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Kathrin Schmalzing explains the concept of combined Profitability Analysis (CO-PA). Combined CO-PA is a brand-new type of CO-PA functionality, and she describes its basic configuration in detail.

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by Andrea Haynes, Group Editor, SAP Experts August 1, 2017
Financials/SAP Professional Journal – 
Carsten Hilker, who is in solution management/finance for SAP, spoke at the SAPinsider Financials 2017 conference this past spring. In a brief interview at the conference, he spoke about the education he does for clients and partners on the universal journal, SAP S/4HANA Finance, and Central Finance.

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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect July 5, 2017
Financials – 
Ajay Maheshwari explains the steps and prerequisites to perform the realignment of Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) characteristics in an account-based CO-PA setup in SAP S/4HANA 1610.

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by Rajesh Phanibatla, Senior Manager, Hitachi Consulting June 5, 2017
Financials/BI – 

Rajesh Phanibatla explains how SAP has simplified Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) planning (account-based) using integrated SAP Business Intelligence (BI) content. SAP delivers predefined BI content bundles that contain BI objects related to various work streams such as finance, logistics, and cash management. You can activate the relevant BI content bundles using transaction code BSANLY_BI_ACTIVATION or by navigating to SPRO > IMG > Controlling > General Controlling > Planning > Setup for Planning > Activate BI Bundle Content for Planning in the configuration menu. This functionality is now part of SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) Optimized for SAP S/4HANA.


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by Santosh Kumar , Consultant, SAP Max Attention (SAP America Inc.) May 22, 2017
Financials – 
Santosh Kumar describes the new IFRS 15 accounting standard and explains key settings to set up in SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting 1.2 and its integration with the SAP sales and distribution component.

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by Janet Salmon, Product Manager, SAP AG | Stefan Walz, Chief Business Process Architect, Financials Development, SAP May 11, 2017
Financials – 
Janet Salmon and Stefan Walz look at real-time Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) processes in the context of project-based services with a view to combining a simple form of revenue recognition with enhanced cost management insights. They explain how each posting to a project can be extended to update the associated profitability characteristics and how to use project time confirmation to trigger real-time revenue recognition. They describe which types of projects can benefit from this approach, discuss the impact of deriving profitability characteristics at the time of posting, and explain the new configuration options delivered with SAP S/4HANA 1610.

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by Gaurav Aggarwal, Lead Consultant, SAP S/4HANA Finance, Infosys Limited April 3, 2017
Financials – 
Gaurav Aggarwal explains the workflow functionality in Bank Account Management in SAP S/4HANA Finance for cash management. He shows you configuration steps, explains process flows, and provides tips and tricks for the bank account handling.

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by James Wood, Founder and Principal Consultant, Bowdark Consulting March 31, 2017
SAP Professional Journal/BI/Financials/HR/SCM – 

James Wood explains what Cloud Foundry is and what its impact will be on cloud-native development and SAP Cloud Platform.


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by Katharina Reichert, Finance Solutions, SAP SE March 29, 2017
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Companies want to understand more about what adopting a hybrid cloud scenario means. Katharina Reichert describes the effort required to adopt a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for creating a customer-facing bill presentment and payment platform called SAP S/4HANA Cloud for customer payments. There are six main steps: preparing your SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) system, back-end customizing, SAP Cloud Platform steps and technical user creation, customer master data updates, user management, and testing.

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by Paul Modderman, Senior Product Architect and Technology Evangelist, Mindset Consulting February 6, 2017
SAP Professional Journal/Financials/HR – 
Paul Modderman discusses ways to use the core services of SAP HANA Cloud Platform to quickly innovate on top of the core SAP solution. Companies often protect SAP Business Suite software with layers of change processes, carefully orchestrated upgrade outages, and project timelines measured in quarters and years. While this keeps core business processes consistent and safe, it tends to stifle rapid technical ideation and application innovation. 

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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect | Kavita Agarwal, SAP FI/CO and SAP S/4HANA Solution Architect February 2, 2017
Financials – 

Ajay Maheshwari and Kavita Agarwal explain the steps to set up the new Asset Accounting (FI-AA) functionality for parallel reporting where you follow different fiscal year variants between leading and non-leading ledgers in SAP S/4HANA Finance.


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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect January 23, 2017
Financials – 
Ajay Maheshwari explains how you can now see real-time profitability from Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) even without settling the related expenses or incomes to CO-PA. You now have a feature that helps you to make a posting to the internal order and the data is updated in real time to CO-PA characteristics as well, without settlements.

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by Ravish Prabhu, SAP FI/CO Senior Consultant, Infosys Limited | Phani Kiran Bandaru, SAP FI/CO Consultant, Infosys Limited January 18, 2017
Financials – 
Ravish Prabhu and Phani Kiran Bandaru describe different approaches for implementing parallel accounting in the new Asset Accounting (FI-AA) module. Based on their project experience, they explain the adoption of the dual approach in SAP S/4HANA Finance while upgrading from SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) 6.0 classic General Ledger (G/L) version.

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by Neha Garg, Senior Developer, SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd. January 12, 2017
SAP Professional Journal/Financials/HR – 

Neha Garg explains what SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance is and what organizations can expect to gain from SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance and its newly released SAP Cloud Identity Access Governance, access analysis service in comparison with SAP Access Control.


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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect December 28, 2016
Financials – 
Ajay Maheshwari explains what existing users of costing-based Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) gain and lose by switching over to account-based CO-PA in the current scenario of SAP S/4HANA Finance, what considerations should be borne in mind while switching over, and how to address them.

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by Muralidharan Sethuraman, Director Enterprise ERP IT Finance, Johnson Controls November 16, 2016
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Muralidharan Sethuraman describes the multicurrency design that is one of the key foundation design elements in the SAP S/4HANA Finance template. He explains the challenges faced with regard to the use of a third currency in FI as functional currency and the potential solution options to overcome the challenges. He also discusses the SAP roadmap in the area of a multicurrency setup in the SAP S/4HANA release (until 1605 On-Premise release) and new features and improvements.


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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect | Kavita Agarwal, SAP FI/CO and SAP S/4HANA Solution Architect October 28, 2016
Financials – 
Ajay Maheshwari and Kavita Agarwal help you to understand and plan your Central Finance implementation with some real-life insights. The knowledge they share will enable you to deliver a smoother Central Finance implementation. Both the authors have experience working on SAP S/4HANA 1511 Feature Pack Stack (FPS) 02.

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by Don Loden, Director - Data & Analytics, Protiviti September 28, 2016
SAP Professional Journal/BI/Financials – 
Don Loden describes features in SAP HANA that allow you to both manage data and improve data quality that many SAP users might not know exist. These new options offer real-time transformational possibilities that were unthinkable until recently. Learn about the tools you can use to cleanse, match, or enhance data in real time with Smart Data Quality.

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