Monthly Archives: November 2011

SAP isn’t Quantum Physics

Schrödinger’s SAP HR Implementation I’m intrigued at how often the paradox of Schrodinger’s Cat (typically used to explain the absurdity of quantum mechanics) can be applied to SAP implementations.  Into a sealed box, you place a live cat and a … Continue reading

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Penny PM on the Importance of a testing and using a testing tool

Penny PM on the Importance of a Change Control Management Process during the Testing Phase. Penny PM says, “Team, make sure you have your lab coats on and test tubes ready – we are going to be testing the system!” … Continue reading

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The benefit of using a testing tool

Currently HP Quality Center is the testing tool that is being utilized for testing by my client to help manage their testing requirements; therefore I thought this would be an ideal topic to explain the different lingo. What is HP … Continue reading

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New End Date Tool

One of my favorite transaction codes that comes in handy when fighting an unruly organizational structure is the NEW END DATE TOOL (Transaction code: RE_RHGRENZ4).  I have used this standard SAP transaction so many times to bail myself out of a … Continue reading

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Enhancements/BADIs for ESS/MSS

Here are some of the useful enhancements/BADIs we implemented during an ESS/MSS implementation for one of our clients.  Client’s Wish (or demand): I want my employees to be able to use an effective date that’s in the past while creating their dependents … Continue reading

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How to integrate internal SAP E-Recruiting applications into Employee Self Service

SAP HCM customers who are using the WebDynpro for ABAP (WD4A) user interface for E-Recruiting applications (delivered in EhP3 and EhP4), but are not yet using EhP5, have likely experienced a minor nuisance; SAP did not deliver a standard method to incorporate the Internal Candidate … Continue reading

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