ABAP FICO – Part 2: Become a Beginner in ABAP

Foundation in ABAP

  If you were lucky enough to find the study book for BC100 in realtion with Part 1 of ABAP FICO series, you will probably be eager for a little more knowledge in ABAP. It would make sense if you follow the SAP courses where the next one is BC400 course. By the way, BC400 course is in the syllabus for getting SAP FI Professional Application Certification in relation with knowledge in FI Tables and ability to design document print layouts. Back to the topic, BC400 seems to be wonderful course, but you should take the on-site training. …

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ABAP FICO – Part 1: Programming for Non-Programmers

ABAP for Non-Technicals

  When we first imagine programming from a person with financial background view, it could look a bit scary, but probably you don’t realize that you already have basic skills. If you use VLOOKUP function in Excel then you could very easy familiarize yourself with relational databases. If you use IF statements or even nested IFs, you could very easy catch the topics with program flow control and logical expressions. There are plenty of functions in Excel for transformation of the cell contents as VALUE, LEFT, RIGHT, MID, CONCATINATE, PROPER, LOWER, UPPER, VALUE and many more. These are usually …

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Odoo (OpenERP) vs SAP

Odoo vs SAP comparison

  As a former employee of a company implementing Odoo (OpenERP) I had some knowledge about it and probably I am one of the few who had experience with both Odoo and SAP. To be honest, I felt in love with OpenERP about 1.5 years ago. At first, it looked astonishing, and now it looks even more appealing. There are plenty of features that everyone will like. It feels simple and easy to use and in most cases the necessary training for the end-users is lower than most business solutions. Odoo is gaining fans which is critical success factor …

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SAP FICO Consultant – Part 2: Business Processes Overview

How to Become SAP FICO Consultant - Business Processes Overview

Becoming a SAP FICO Consultant is not simple and straightforward process. Just having knowledge about transaction codes for customization and knowing how to use them will not make you a consultant. SAP FICO Consultancy is about understanding the business processes and knowing how to implement them in the system. When we speak about understanding business processes, FICO is integrated in almost every SAP ERP Module. Being familiar with other SAP modules is not an option, but mandatory knowledge if you want to add real value to the project team. Jumping directly into SAP FICO modules is like becoming …

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SAP ERP 6.0 EHP6 IDES Install on Oracle and Windows 2008 R2

Install SAP IDES EHP6 on Windows 2008 R2 and Oracle

  There are many tutorials over the internet about installing SAP IDES installation, but most of them are missing some details. In this tutorial, I will try to put all the information that you will need for installing SAP IDES on fresh Windows Server 2008 R2 OS install without a need for any technical knowledge. As I already wrote earlier, without access to real SAP ERP IDES system, it will be impossible to develop your SAP skills and knowledge. If you read this tutorial, you probably have access to following software packages: OS: Windows 2008 R2 …

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