Five Tips for Working with Infotypes

  • by Dawn Burns, QA Manager, Howrey LLP
  • Kathy Howard, System Architect, EDS
  • March 4, 2013
Helpful tips to keep in mind when working with infotypes.

Here are five tips for helping you work with infotypes, from HR experts Dawn Burns and Kathy Howard.

An infotype is a grouping of related information that is typically presented to the user on a single screen. In addition to the interface screen, an infotype has a program with logic to process the screen, and a table, or tables, on the database to store the data. Customizing tables control the processing of the infotype. An infotype is identified by its number and name, such as “Infotype 0006 - Addresses.”

To help you when working with infotypes, keep the following tips in mind:

Dawn Burns

Dawn Burns is an SAP-certified human resources senior consultant and Quality Assurance Manager and HR Consultant with Howrey LLP. She is a former SAP Human Resources instructor for SAP America and has more than 12 years of experience in human resources and information technology.

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Kathy Howard

Kathy Howard is an SAP-certified consultant and a system architect at EDS. She has 20 years of experience in information technology, specializing in human resources applications. Howard has been working with SAP products since 1995. She has six information technology patents issued by the US Patent and Trademark office.

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