Unleash the Power of Dynamic Actions: Tips and Tricks to Get the Best Results

  • by Rehan Zaidi, Senior SAP Technical Consultant
  • July 15, 2003
The Personnel Administration (PA) submodule contains a plethora of interrelated infotypes. Your business process may demand that changes made in one infotype affect the fields of another, or that they trigger an entirely separate activity. Imagine yourself in a situation where you may be required to create a tax infotype automatically for an employee when he is hired. Or you want SAP Office mail to be sent automatically to an administrator when an employee is transferred into her region. How do you deal with this type of requirement? Using dynamic actions is the answer.

The Personnel Administration (PA) submodule contains a plethora of interrelated infotypes. Your business process may demand that changes made in one infotype affect the fields of another, or that they trigger an entirely separate activity. Imagine yourself in a situation where you may be required to create a tax infotype automatically for an employee when he is hired. Or you want SAP Office mail to be sent automatically to an administrator when an employee is transferred into her region. How do you deal with this type of requirement?

Rehan Zaidi

Rehan Zaidi is a consultant for several international SAP clients (both on-site and remotely) on a wide range of SAP technical and functional requirements, and also provides writing and documentation services for their SAP- and ABAP-related products. He started working with SAP in 1999 and writing about his experiences in 2001. Rehan has written several articles for both SAP Professional Journal and HR Expert, and also has a number of popular SAP- and ABAP-related books to his credit.

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