Monday, August 29, 2005

This week: NetWeaver integration

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This Week
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A newsletter from TechTarget
August 29, 2005

IN THIS ISSUE: Table of Contents
> From the Editor: Let our 18 SAP experts show you the way
> Ask the Experts: Exclusive executive advice from Joshua Greenbaum
> Featured Topic: NetWeaver integration
> ITKnowledge Exchange: The fastest way to get IT answers
> Site Highlights: Sign up for the "Unraveling NetWeaver"
e-newsletter
> White Papers: Quickly Replicating Production Data to Any Client
> Webcasts: Real-Time Predictive Analytics: the Next Generation
> More From SearchSAP: New SAP Security Learning Guide

FROM THE EDITOR
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Let our 18 SAP experts show you the way
[by Dan Wiseman, Web & Event Marketing Manager]
dwiseman@techtarget.com

I recently read that Andrew Carnegie, a leading force in the American
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man who knew how to enlist in his service better men than himself."

When it comes to learning how to get the maximum performance and
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best to enlist the services of knowledgeable and experienced experts
and to provide the best guidance and advice to our members.

In our Ask the Experts section, we currently have 18 hands-on SAP
users and integrators lending their knowledge, experience and advice
on a variety of SAP-related subjects such as OS/DB migrations, SAP BW
reporting, mySAP solutions, Application Development, SAP upgrade ROI,
Business Intelligence & Enterprise Portals, mySAP CRM, and more.
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Before making any type of SAP-related decisions, visit our Ask the
Experts section and see if our experts can help you solve a problem,
obtain advice before making a decision or provide knowledge on how to
improve your SAP experience.

Finally, check out a new online resource on creating high impact BW
workbooks from our BW Reporting expert, Peter Scott, Business
Intelligence Platinum Consultant.
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ASK THE EXPERT
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Exclusive executive advice from Joshua Greenbaum

Resident expert Joshua Greenbaum has come to the rescue, answering
the latest managerial-level questions.

* Check out our Ask the Expert section for the answers today!
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* Then check out his latest column, "Spinning gold or churning mud:
SAP's migration dilemma," in the Executive Resource Center.
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FEATURED TOPIC
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NetWeaver integration

Getting your old SAP systems up to speed with NetWeaver can be a
challenge. This collection of tips, expert advice and other resources
will help you in the right direction.
http://searchsap.techtarget.com/featuredTopic/0,290042,sid21_gci1119506,00.html?track=NL-141&ad=526198

ITKNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE
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The fastest way to get IT answers

You've got a time-critical SAP question. You'd love to ask Basis
expert Giovanni Davila or Application development guru Matt
Billingham, but this question just can't wait.

What to do? Head to the TechTarget ITKnowledge Exchange. ITKnowledge
Exchange can match your question with people who have the experience
to answer it. The best part is, you're likely to have a response
faster than you can define SAP! So, register today to ask or answer
as many posts as you'd like.

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SITE HIGHLIGHTS
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Sign up for the "Unraveling NetWeaver" e-newsletter

Subscribe now to the "Unraveling NetWeaver" e-newsletter which will
help you understand the components and the concepts that drive SAP's
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anyone who's heard the NetWeaver hoopla and needs to determine if
it's worth their investment.
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FEATURED WHITE PAPERS
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Quickly Replicating Production Data to Any Client
Published by: Gamma Enterprise Technologies
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On-Demand Arena PLM Success Kit
Published by: Arena Solutions
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View All White Papers at:
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FEATURED WEBCASTS
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Real-Time Predictive Analytics: the Next Generation
When: Sept. 7, 2005, 2:00 p.m. EDT (18:00, GMT)
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Speaker: Ravi Kalakota, Vice President of Strategy, Unisys
Corporation
Sponsor: Unisys Corporation,
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Expanding the SAP BI Footprint
When: Available on-demand
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Speakers: John Evans, Product Marketing, IBM Information Integration
Solutions
Richard Starnes, Senior Manager, SAP Business Intelligence
Practice, Bearing Point
Lothar Schubert, Director of Solutions Marketing, SAP Labs
Sponsor: Ascential, an IBM Company, http://www.ascential.com/

View All Webcasts at:
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MORE FROM SEARCHSAP
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NEW GUIDE: SAP Security Learning Guide

Need to bulletproof your SAP system? This handy Learning Guide pulls
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SearchSecurity.com, to provide the most comprehensive resource
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Get the scoop on everything from authentication and RFID security to
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CHAPTER: Mastering SAP BW Reporting: An Expert Level User Guide

In honor of the lazy dog days of August, SearchSAP.com is offering an
exclusive resource for improving your business warehouse (BW). This
month, save time and increase BW reporting efficiency with our
feature chapter from ResearchSummary.

"Mastering SAP BW Reporting: An Expert Level User Guide," by our
resident BW expert Peter Scott, will help you get your work done in
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* Download the feature chapter from ResearchSummary
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CHECKLIST: Automating line-item data entry for purchase orders via
SAPGUI scripting

Hate manual data entry work? How about a typing in a few hundred line
items in purchase orders with descriptions like "BOWMA-TORQ HX HD CAP
SCR 1/2-13X1-1/2"? If the items do not exist as material numbers, you
have no choice but to type their description by hand ...Except, of
course, if you automate it with a smart SAPGUI script.

Veteran Basis guru Giovanni Davila walks you through the process in
this step-by-step guide.
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NEW FEATURE: Expert FAQ

Our crack team of experts have gathered the most commonly asked user
questions in one single spot! Get detailed solutions for your
problems in variety of areas, ranging from NetWeaver development and
workflow management to BW reporting and SAP career advice.

* Click here to browse -- your toughest question may already be
answered!
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WHITE PAPER: SAP security audits: How to fill SAP security holes

As many SAP professionals know, managing the security of an SAP
system is a major undertaking. In this new white paper, Basis expert
Joey Hirao will tell you how to optimize system security as he walks
you though his approach for performing a security audit.
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TIP CONTEST: Submit a tip; win a Sony PSP!

It's hard to put a price on advice and information from your SAP
peers. Do you have Administration advice to share? A helpful
developer coding tip? NetWeaver know-how? Or, do you want to share
career information?

Submit your best tip today and you could win our latest prize -- a
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* Then check out the time-saving tips submitted by other users, and
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