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My SuccessConnect 2018 Summary with a focus on ERP, SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) and all things Payroll

Oct 5, 2018 9:31:24 AM

In September 2018, I had the opportunity to attend the annual SuccessConnect 2018 event held in Las Vegas. It was reported that there were over 4,000 attendees and 140 sessions, including 101 provided by customers. In addition, there were over 800 partners in attendance.


10 Things you need to know about Single Touch Payroll (STP)

Sep 18, 2018 12:40:18 PM

SAP Employers with an Australian Payroll with 20 or more employees will need to start reporting through Single Touch Payroll (STP) by 30 April 2019.

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is an initiative introduced by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) to provide real-time visibility over the accuracy and timeliness of organisations' payroll processes. STP is designed to streamline the administration of employee payroll, tax and superannuation reporting obligations for employers.


Spilling My SAP HCM Reporting Secrets

Aug 27, 2018 1:04:44 PM

Tricks of the trade for customers still using SAP Query, the Ad Hoc Query and transaction code SQ01.
In my 20-plus years in the SAP HCM space I am probably most known for reporting. After a few books, hundreds of speaking engagements around the world and more articles than I can count, I am still here talking about SAP Query. What’s fascinating is that there is still a very large number of SAP HCM’s approximately 14,000 on-premise customers who are using these SAP delivered tools for reporting.



No More Mail Merges!  Create Custom Employee Letters & Documents in SAP HCM

Jul 31, 2018 7:41:38 AM

Use conditional logic to generate letters & documents based on pre-determined conditions, saving time and improving validity.

In my last blog, Sending Personalized Letters to Employees, I explained how easy it is to create personalized documents for employees with your SAP HCM data, live from inside SAP.


The Power of Query Manager Formula Builder

Jul 27, 2018 1:06:10 PM

Easily produce reports specifically tailored to recipients’ needs

Query Manager from EPI-USE Labs is an exceptional product to report on data from all functional areas within SAP.  In addition to reporting on data that resides within SAP tables, Query Manager users can add their own columns to their reports, and fill those columns based on “formulas” they create.