Utilize the power of SQL queries to bring Business Intelligence to your small to medium-sized business with this book and eBook.
This is a practical guide providing comprehensive solutions for SQL query problems, and is full of concrete real-world examples to help you create and troubleshoot your SQL queries in SAP Business One. If you are a system administrator who uses SQL query as your tool of choice for solving specific problems throughout SAP Business One, then this book is for you. It may also be useful if you are a developer or consultant using this technology, and can benefit end users by improving your search for important business information. A rudimentary knowledge of SAP Business One and SQL Server is required to use this book efficiently. Examples covered are relevant to SBO 2007A users, for which the 8.8 release is mostly compatible. All SQL query examples within the book are verified under SQL Server 2005, so they are guaranteed to run under this release, in addition to SQL Server 2008. Non-SAP Business One users can also gain knowledge from the many examples throughout the book. It is hard to find another book with so many SQL query examples
Utilize the power of SQL queries to bring Business Intelligence to your small to medium-sized business.Practical SAP query examples from an SAP Business One expertDetailed steps to create and troubleshoot SQL queries for Alerts, Approvals, Formatted Searches, and Crystal ReportsUnderstand the importance and benefit of keeping SQL queries simple and easy to understandBenefit from special tips and tricks related directly to SQL queries within SAP Business OneIn DetailSAP Business One is an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software which offers an ideal solution for growing small to midsized businesses. For such companies, retrieving the most relevant information from their business data can be key to standing out from the competition. SAP Business One is a rapidly growing software package and this book is timely in giving those businesses an advantage in the area of Business Intelligence. Having SQL query skills in- house is the most important and cost-effective move you can make in this growing field.This practical guide will provide you with the skills to gain more specific business information from SAP Business One by using SQL queries. It will provide you with solutions for solving complicated report related problems, covering basic tools like the Query Generator and Query Wizard. More advanced content like using queries with Crystal Reports will also be delved into. SQL query is one of the advanced tools available in SAP Business One which is easily learned and quickly utilized. By referring back to and applying the many examples in this book, you will be able to create and run correct, and therefore effective, SQL queries to help your business. The book begins by teaching a clear definition of the SQL query, and covers the data dictionary and table links. Coverage will then jump to a higher level of complex SQL queries, discussing features like FMS. Along the way more advanced SQL Query topics will be covered, such as extending the scope of basic SQL queries for more complicated cases. You will ultimately gain in depth query knowledge to bring more Business Intelligence into SAP Business One. Gain the skills to provide much needed business information within your company with SQL queries for SAP Business OneWhat you will learn from this bookQuickly get up and running with SAP's Query Generator and Query WizardDevelop best practices for creating SQL queries for use with SAP Business OneDiscover how "keeping it simple" will lead to a better SQL queryAssign SQL query security within your companyLearn how to get user queries ready for approvalOptimize user queries for alerts through step-by-step instructionBuild special queries for Formatted SearchCreate the core part of the query to utilize the SBO Transaction Notification stored procedureMaster Query Print Layout designImprove your Crystal Reports with SQL queriesEmploy expert-level query methodsReduce your learning curve by following real-world examples and expert adviceAchieve advanced SQL query building and troubleshooting skillsApproachThis is a practical guide providing comprehensive solutions for SQL query problems, and is full of concrete real-world examples to help you create and troubleshoot your SQL queries in SAP Business One.Who this book is written forIf you are a system administrator who uses SQL query as your tool of choice for solving specific problems throughout SAP Business One, then this book is for you. It may also be useful if you are a developer or consultant using this technology, and can benefit end users by improving your search for important business information. A rudimentary knowledge of SAP Business One and SQL Server is required to use this book efficiently. Examples covered are relevant to SBO 2007A users, for which the 8.8 release is mostly compatible. All SQL query examples within the book are verified under SQL Server 2005, so they are guaranteed to run under this release, in addition to SQL Server 2008.Non-SAP Business One users can also gain knowledge from the many examples throughout the book. It is hard to find another book with so many SQL query examples.
Bring the power of SAP Enterprise Resource Planning to your small-midsize business with SAP Business ONE using this book and eBook.
A recognized SQL expert and author of "SQL Instant Reference" provides this guide for database programmers and administrators who need to learn SQL or want to know about changes in the new standard. The CD offers several commercial SQL compilers for the beginning to try out, code examples from the book, and an electronic reference to SQL commands.
Introduction and Manual Toolkit for implementing SAP Business One describes in detail the customizing of the business process features; from FI/CO, SCM to Sales and CRM.The book is written for decisions makers who want to inform themselves about the abilities of SAP Business One as well as those who are involved in the implementation process (Management, Consultants, Key user, etc.). The book serves as a guideline and manual during and after the implementation process.
Now you can hit the ground running with SAP Business One - quickly and easily. Focused on beginners and end-users, this detailed reference provides you with volumes of expert insights, step-by-step instruction and practice tests, as well as an ongoing example that the author builds upon in each successive chapter. In addition to best practices for maximizing the SAP Business One software, every chapter also provides you with an essential overview of the corresponding business context. All of the most critical components of Business One are covered in detail, such as purchasing, sales, inventory, sales opportunities, financial accounting and banking, service, human resources, and more. Plus, the detailed appendices provide you with an indispensable quick reference guide for all buttons, icons, and shortcuts guaranteed to save you countless hours in the months and years ahead. Suitable for self-study, this book, based on the SAP Business One 2005 release, is also an invaluable resource that you can turn to for timely help again and again
Master the art of testing and automating your SOA using SoapUI About This Book Design real-time test automation frameworks for Enterprise applications using SoapUI Learn how to solve test automation issues for complex systems A complete guide to understanding SOA automation from quality assurance to business assurance Who This Book Is For The book is intended for test architects, SOA test specialists, automation testers, test managers, and software developers who have a good understanding of SOA, web services, Groovy Scripting, and the SOAP UI tool. What You Will Learn Familiarize yourself with Test Web services from functional, nonfunctional, and security aspects Learn to test real-time service orchestrations Design test automation solutions for SOA-based Enterprise applications Learn multilayer test automation Selenium plus SoapUI under a single umbrella Integrate your SoapUI framework with Jenkins In Detail SoapUI is an open-source cross-platform testing application that provides complete test coverage and supports all the standard protocols and technologies. This book includes real-time examples of implementing SoapUI to achieve quality and business assurance. Starting with the features and functionalities of SoapUI, the book will then focus on functional testing, load testing, and security testing of web services. Furthermore, you will learn how to automate your services and then design data-driven, keyword-driven, and hybrid-driven frameworks in SoapUI. Then the book will show you how to test UIs and services using SoapUI with the help of Selenium. You will also learn how to integrate SoapUI with Jenkins for CI and SoapUI test with QC with backward- and forward-compatibility. The final part of the book will show you how to virtualize a service response in SoapUI using Service Mocking. You will finish the journey by discovering the best practices for SoapUI test automation and preparing yourself for the online certification of SoapUI. Style and approach Filled with real-time examples, this book will help readers take their knowledge to the next level. This book is a comprehensive guide that will cover the end-to-end life cycle of implementing SoapUI in various phases of software testing and the software development life cycle.
Are you an SAP Business One user who wants to make your life easier? Tune out the wide world of SAP and zone in on the SAP B1 tasks and transactions that support all of your critical processesfrom financials to production and beyond. With step-by-step instructions and tips from members of the SAP Business One North American Partner Advisory Council, including Carl Britton Lewis, this book is what youve been waiting for: The key to doing your job better in SAP B1.
This book is aimed at both new developers as well as experienced developers. If you are a new SAP BusinessObjects Universe developer who is looking for a step-by-step guide supported with real-life examples and illustrated diagrams, then this book is for you. If you are a seasoned BusinessObjects Universe developer who is looking for a fast way to map your old experience in Universe designer to the newer Information Design Tool, then this book is for you as well.
SAP can help you capture better information and deliver it more quickly, allowing you to make better decisions and maximize the business value of everything you do. However, SAP implementations require massive effort, total buy-in, and significant change throughout the organization. In SAP Implementation Unleashed, 10 expert SAP project managers, functional consultants, and technologists guide you through the entire journey, helping you avoid pain and pitfalls and gain all the benefits of SAP. The authors introduce start-to-finish business, technical, and project management roadmaps for successful SAP implementation. Then, drawing on their immense experience, they walk you through the entire process of planning and deployment—addressing make-or-break issues and hidden gaps that other guidebooks ignore. You’ll discover how to employ processes, models, and toolsets that help you achieve implementation excellence while systematically reducing cost and business risk. Along the way, you’ll find actionable advice and real-world insight into innovative project management, best-suited leadership, effective load testing, contemporary infrastructure implementation, and more. George W. Anderson is responsible for providing enterprise applications thought leadership for the EDS/HP office of the CTO. A long-time SAP consultant and PMI-certified project manager, George has authored several best-selling books and enjoys new challenges. Charles D. Nilson is a senior program manager for EDS/HP and has led many successful SAP implementation teams over the years. He is a PMI PMP and is SAP Partner Academy certified in MM and PP. Tim Rhodes is a senior SAP technical consultant for EDS/HP and a Basis/infrastructure veteran focused on implementing, migrating, and upgrading SAP Business Suite and NetWeaver solutions. Tim is also an SAP-certified technical consultant, OCP, MCSE, and HP Master ASE. Detailed Information on How To... Define the business vision driving your implementation, and use it to design your solution Use TCO techniques to fully understand SAP’s financial impact in your organization Structure your SAP project management office, business teams, technical support organization, and overall project team Size, plan, and test your SAP infrastructure to deliver the best performance and availability at the best cost Integrate SAP into an SOA environment Install and configure SAP Business Suite and NetWeaver components Perform basic functional configuration, testing, and change management activities Enable a smooth transition by successfully performing the critical tasks that immediately precede SAP Go-Live Choose the right mix of tools and applications to test, manage, and monitor SAP Prepare your SAP Operations team for its post-implementation responsibilities
An invaluable tutorial on the dramatic changes to Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) 3.0 Featuring myriad changes from its previous versions, EJB 3.0 boasts a very different programming and deployment model, with nearly every aspect of development affected. Even the most experienced EBJ and J2EE developers will need to relearn how to best use EJB to develop mission-critical applications. This author team of experts has taken their combined skills in architecture, development, consulting, and knowledge transfer to explain the various changes to EJB 3.0 as well as the rationale behind these changes. You'll learn the concepts and techniques for authoring distributed, enterprise components in Java from the ground up. Covering basic through advanced subjects, Mastering Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 is more than 50 percent new and revised. Four new chapters and one new appendix cover the latest features of this new release, and in-depth coverage of the Java Persistence API and the entities defined therein is provided. The authors' main goal is to get you programming with EJB immediately. To that end, you'll learn: * How to implement EJB 3.0 beans, with emphasis on session beans (stateful and stateless) and message-driven beans * Both basic and advanced concepts (such as inheritance, relationships, and so on) of Java Persistence API defined entities * How to develop and deploy EJB 3.0 Web services * How to secure EJB applications * How to integrate EJB applications with the outside world via the Java EE Connector technology * Tips and techniques for designing and deploying EJB for better performance * How clustering in large-scale EJB systems works * Best practices for EJB application design, development, and testing The companion Web site provides all the source code, updates to the source code examples, and a PDF version of the book. Wiley Technology Publishing Timely. Practical. Reliable. Visit the companion Web site at www.wiley.com/go/sriganesh
If you are a developer with a good command and knowledge of creating dashboards, but are not yet an advanced user of SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards, then this is the perfect book for you. Prerequisites include a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel as well as knowledge of basic dashboard practices.
"This book is the definitive guide for SAP NetWeaver BI professionals. Based on their extraordinary expertise with the product, the authors provide deep insights about key innovations in the areas of user experience, query performance, integrated planning, and enterprise-wide data warehousing." —Stefan Sigg, Vice President, SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence The long-anticipated publication of this second edition reflects the growing success of SAP NetWeaver as well as the various Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities that are embedded with SAP BW version 7.0. Written by SAP insiders, this comprehensive guide takes into account the ever-changing features, functionality, and toolsets of SAP NetWeaver to bring you the most updated information on how to use SAP BW to design, build, deploy, populate, access, analyze, present, and administer data. You'll discover the options that are available in SAP NetWeaver and uncover a new means to improve business performance. This book reflects the process an organization goes through during an implementation of the software. The authors begin with an introduction to BI and SAP NetWeaver and quickly progress to information modeling and enterprise data warehouse concepts. You'll learn how to access and deliver meaningful analytic information to the organization, as well as perform integrated planning functions. Finally, the authors share invaluable insight on warehouse administration, performance, and security. With more than 50 percent new or revised material, this second edition of Mastering the SAP Business Information Warehouse shows you how to: Extract data from online transaction processing systems Store transformed data in a way that best supports reporting and analysis Use the various Business Explorer tools such as BEx Report Designer, BEx Analyzer, BEx Broadcaster, and BEx Web Application Designer Schedule, monitor, troubleshoot, and archive data loads The companion Web site contains sample chapters in Wiki format and the authors' blog where readers may enter discussions about the book and SAP. Wiley Technology Publishing Timely. Practical. Reliable. Visit our Web site at www.wiley.com/compbooks/ Visit the companion Web site at www.wiley.com/compbooks/mcdonald The companion Web site contains the sample code presented in the text of the book, plus implementation templates.
This book is a simple tutorial guide with practical issues and their solutions, aimed at enabling readers to implement the various features of the SAP HCM module. If you are familiar with ERP products, and would like to leverage knowledge and fine-tune your configuration skills, then this book is for you. This book is aimed at readers who want to learn about SAP HCM and its most popular functionalities.
Over 90 simple and incredibly effective recipes for transforming your business data into exciting dashboards with SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 Xcelsius with this book and eBook.
CD-ROM contains: Examples presented in text.
This book is written in simple, easy to understand format with lots of screenshots and step-by-step explanations. If you are an ABAP developer and consultant looking forward to build advanced SAP programming applications with ABAP, then this is the best guide for you. Basic knowledge of ABAP programming would be required.
Chapters include: SAP explained, SAP technology basics, SAP ERP : SAP's core product, Using SAP's user interface, Reporting and query basics, Extending SAP with Microsoft and other products [and many more].
Imagine that it’s the 1950s, and you are in charge of developing the U. S. interstate system. There are countless roads already in use. The system can go in numerous different directions. Where do you begin? Starting to transform your business with SAP NetWeaver is that daunting. NetWeaver is both an application platform and an integration platform. It integrates your current IT systems to enable portals, collaboration, data management, and development environments. To grasp the complexities and possibilities of SAP ASAP, dig in with SAP NetWeaver For Dummies and explore: MySAP Business Suite SAP Enterprise Planning Resource (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Human Capital Management (HCM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), and more Mobile Infrastructure that performs like a universal translator for mobile interfaces, including laptops, wireless phones, and PDAs Master Data Management, including using the content consolidation technique to “clean up” data, master data harmonization to distribute it, and central master data management to maintain a data repository Web Application Service and NetWeaver Developer Studio—tools that let you integrate and create your own customized applications Written by Dan Woods, former CTO of The Street.com and CapitalThinking, and Jeffrey Word, the Director of Technology Strategy for SAP, this guide features real-life stories from businesses and examples of typical uses to help you cut through the complexities and get up and running. It includes a CD-ROM with: Detailed white papers and product overviews Stores from customers using SAP NetWeaver today Demos that show SAP NetWeaver in action A directory of resources for additional information Like that interstate system, SAP NetWeaver doesn’t have to be integrated all at once. You choose the applications that have the most potential to benefit your company’s operations and bottom line. SAP NetWeaver For Dummies even gives you recommendations for rolling it out and suggests practical ways to get started and get quick returns on your SAP investment. Then you’re going full-speed ahead on the road to success!