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"The Ulitmate SAP Pricing Guide" Print E-mail

sappricingguide.jpg"SAP® Pricing is one of the most flexible functionalities in the SAP system, but it's also one of the most complex. Project team members and consultants alike avoid having to deal with Pricing. Why is that?

Although the standard SAP documentation explains SAP's individual Pricing capabilities, it does not clearly illustrate how the individual pieces connect as a whole. Pricing expert Matthias Liebich provides this missing link with The Ultimate SAP Pricing Guide.

Through easy-to-read, step-by-step instructions, Matthias guides you through real-life business examples in how to use the SAP Pricing functionality.

"SAP Bex Tools" Print E-mail
sap_bex_tools.jpg"This completely revised second edition is fully up-to-date for SAP NetWeaver BW 7.0 and provides end users and functional consultants with a detailed reference on how to use all aspects of BEx reporting, from designing queries to linking reports together. Readers of this book will gain a deep knowledge of BEx and its many uses."
"SAP Security Configuration and Deployment: The IT Administrator's Guide to Best Practices Print E-mail
sap_security_configuration.jpg"Throughout the world, high-profile large organizations (aerospace and defense, automotive, banking, chemicals, financial service providers, healthcare, high tech, insurance, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, retail, telecommunications, and utilities) and governments are using SAP software to process their most mission-critical, highly sensitive data. With more than 100,000 installations, SAP is the world's largest enterprise software company and the world's third largest independent software supplier overall."
"SAP Event Management -SAP's Best Kept Secret" Print E-mail
"sap_event_management.jpgThis book reveals the secret of SAP Event Management by describing exactly what it is and what it can do for your company.
As a very powerful module of SAP, SAP Event Management provides companies with the functionality to track and monitor their business processes and allowing them to expose processes that have exceptions raised against them. i.e. SAP Event Management allows companies to manage their process by exception."
"The SAP Green Book, Thrive After Go-Live" Print E-mail
sap_green_book.jpg"Since its initial publication in 1998 and through seven revisions since then, The New SAP Blue Book, A Concise Business Guide to the World of SAP has been the go-to book for anyone with a stake in SAP success. With The SAP Green Book, Thrive After Go-Live, author Michael Doane concentrates on what clients should do AFTER implementing SAP enterprise software."
"Product Cost Controlling with SAP" Print E-mail
"product_cost_controlling_with_sap.jpgIf you are looking for a guide that shows you how to set up SAP ERP Financials Controlling for Product Costing and how it integrates with other components, this book is for you.
This comprehensive resource is for anyone in finance, production planning, purchasing, or sales and distribution with an interest in the integrated areas of product costing."
"The New SAP Blue Book" Print E-mail
"sap_blue_book.jpgThe New SAP Blue Book is a revised and expanded version of the SAP Blue Book that is informed by the input of nearly 700 clients of SAP. The New SAP Blue Book provides a business-centric view of SAP and informs project team members, business stakeholders, trainers, end users, and executives as to how SAP works, how to best leverage its power, how to gain business benefit, and how to manage the organizational changes it engenders." 
"The SAP Consultant Handbook" Print E-mail
the_sap_consultant_handbook.jpgJon's SAP Consultant Handbook, co-authored by Michael Doane, author of the SAP Blue Book, has become an industry standard.

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