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After Las Vegas, SAP HR 2009 European tour is now coming to Europe. The Conference will take place in the beautiful city of Prague, Czech Republic.
I received requests to consolidate SAP HCM initiatives from SAP Partners SAP Insiders (Wisbubs).
SAP Insider has several initiatives when it comes to deliver state-of-the art SAP knowledge :
SAP HR Conference
All conference under the same roof.
The full agenda can be download here .
Why join us ? Not just another conference ! This is the conference every SAP HCM analyst, consultant, trainers and more should attend.
Not only you are well served by knowledgeable professionals from SAP HCM (both SAP internals and third parties) but you will also have a great chance to grow you network.
I wish we had such event 10 years ago to start grabbing SAP HCM knowledge.
This event is organized in partnership with SAP AG. SAP will also provide insight information regarding latest product capabilities and releases.
I will take part in this event and will also lecture. For your convenience, here are the sessions I will hold, amongst other great presentations.
This exclusive 3-hour session offers instruction on how to design, secure, and ensure adoption of employee and manager self-services using SAP NetWeaver Portal.
- Step through demos that illustrate the latest capabilities of employee and manager self-service and how they are delivered via SAP NetWeaver Portal
- Get an overview of how self-services can be used to streamline important HR administration and managerial processes, from salary verification and benefits management, to recruiting, training, and succession planning
- Learn how to properly set up and modify SAP-delivered portal content structures, such as roles, worksets, pages, and iViews
- Gather tips to properly secure your self-service portal and back-end system that ensure only the right people have access to important applications and data
- Explore your options for designing a user-friendly interface for your self-service portal Improve usability and enhance user adoption with the right content balancing, branding, and navigation techniques.
- Become familiar with the latest self-service business packages,including employee self-service, manager self-service, HR administrator, e-recruitment, and enterprise learning solutions.
This session offers a detailed guide to the HCM functionality offered with SAP enhancement packages 1, 2, 3, and 4 for SAP ERP 6.0. Step through guidelines for integrating SAP enhancement packages into a mature SAP ERP HCM landscape. Find out how your approach to installing an SAP enhancement package differs from a full system upgrade. Review a checklist of technical and functional prerequisites that can help you avoid costly installation problems and reduce maintenance fees. Step through comprehensive demos that illustrate how SAP enhancement package functionality can add value to critical SAP ERP HCM processes. Find out what options are now available to address HR business process challenges, integrate previously siloed HR processes, and close functionality gaps. Get a sneak peek into new HR content planned for SAP enhancement package 5.
This session highlights best practices that self-service customers are using to set up and deliver HR content to users. Understand how to create a content delivery model that ensures strong self-service portal performance. Examine how the development tools and technologies you use---such as Internet Transaction Server (ITS), business server pages (BSP), HTML, and WebDynpro for Java affect the look and feel of your portal. See how configuration of self-services functionality based on SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC) 6.0 differs dramatically from what you may have designed for SAP R/3 content. Take home a checklist of key factors required to run self-service processes, including critical OSS notes and proxy classes that ease maintenance and change management.
This session provides an introduction to the fundamental authorization concepts you need to know to properly secure SAP employee and manager self-service applications within a portal. Understand the differences between a traditional SAP R/3 role and a portal role and learn how these differences impact the effort required to plan, design, and test self-service authorizations. Review the pros and cons of the standard delivered SAP employee self-service authorization objects to better understand what each does and where you may need to add additional authorizations. Get expert advice for monitoring and overcoming common performance issues that may slow down your self-service authorizations.
Know your options for handling more complex self-service authorization challenges, like delegation, substitution, and shadowing, which require users to perform activities on behalf of others in your portal. Identify the specific authorization objects you need to enable workflow and reporting in your portal-based self-service applications, and get tips to estimate the time and resources required to implement these authorizations in your system.
Review in detail the features and functions of SAP Cross-Application Time Sheet (CATS), including the latest CATS functionality in SAP ERP 6.0. Understand your options for entering data through CATS and see how both standard SAP R/3 transactions and SAP employee self-services can use it. Explore the core integration points between CATS and other SAP modules and see where the most important CATS data and configuration elements originate. Receive tips for how to best integrate CATS functionality with other applications or sources such as Web applications. Learn new ways to troubleshoot and fine tune your existing CATS configuration. Take home a quick reference guide of CATS transaction codes, answers to frequently asked questions, and resolutions to common CATS error messages.
Learn how to leverage standard workflows to optimize the performance of your SAP ERP HCM applications. Review technical prerequisites, transaction codes, programs, and authorization requirements for setting up workflows. Find out what scenarios, such as business rules in self-service processes, are suitable for workflow and which workflow features will give you the greatest return on investment (ROI). View demos that illustrate of two standard workflow setups, including time approval and leave requests. Obtain expert advice to identify, configure, activate, and assign tasks to these workflows. Gather best practices for integrating workflows with your Professional Inbox, Business Workplace, and Universal Worklist. Collect tips for monitoring and troubleshooting workflows and work items. Take home a step-by-step guide for enabling standard workflow in your SAP ERP HCM environment and a housekeeping checklist for to assure the quality of your workflow deployment.
This session offers practical lessons for deriving greater value from your existing SAP ERP HCM applications. Find out how far you can take standard functionality before turning to custom development and modifications. Examine the options available to you in the event you decide customization is the best choice to meet your organization's needs. Learn easy ways to activate user menus, assign personalized transaction codes, and define user parameters. Explore the best ways to leverage standard HR workflows, including advice for using table T779X for workflow as an alternative to standard audit programs. Obtain best practices for using standard reports to identify a personnel number's manager. Find out how to leverage Web Dynpro personalization options that could improve the usability of your self-service portal. Learn how monitoring SAP user assignments with the HRUSER transaction code can simplify self-service data collection. Find out how to properly map and assign users to personnel numbers.
Valuable books are also published under SAP PRESS. There are several channels to access the wide offer :
Monthly HR Expert Bulleting
A monthly bulletin is also published by Wispubs. They provide insight useful information for SAP HCM projects and knowledge transfer.
That's it for now, wrapped up seven sessions (the Magnificent seven).
Looking forward to seeing you there.