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I've had the pleasure of speaking at a number of SAP related conferences. Following are my presentation slides from these events. A few contain more recent information about SAP product capabilities. While other presentations were made a while ago the great thing is the content is applicable to every SAP HCM release, up through ECC 6.0.

If you have any questions about the content, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Lessons for Extending OM Functionality to Meet Complex Organizational and Reporting Requirements (2014)

Understand the dynamic nature of relationships and evaluation paths within SAP Organizational Management to learn how they are used, and get tips for using them to get the best results when reporting on OM data structures. Learn how evaluation paths are used to facilitate both the maintenance and reporting of OM data. Understand how changing the evaluation path used will dynamically change the data output to include those objects that are related to one another according to the relationships requested.
 
 
Customizing Organization Management Maintenance (Updated 2014)
Learn how you can leverage the SAP Hierarchy Framework architecture to customize your Organizational Plan maintenance experience. Explore the functionality of the standard delivered SAP Object Manager tool, and how to optimize its’ content and functions to streamline your Organizational Management (OM) maintenance activities. Walk away with a step-by-step process for customizing the Object Manager interface to suit your specific data maintenance needs and to make your Org Plan maintenance easier.
 
 
Best Practices for Building a Strong Organizational Management (OM) Strategy (2013)

This presentation provides iformation to increase your familiarity and proficiency with SAP functionality for Organizational Management (OM). Covers critical elements of a sound OM strategy such as the integration points between OM and Personnel Administration (PA), personnel development (PD) and Manager Self Service (MSS). Provides a clear explanation of the core elements of OM and how the design and configuration of each can impact your existing and future SAP HCM initiatives.

US Las Vegas: Best Practices for OM 2013.pdf

EU Amsterdam: Best Practices for OM 2013 - EU.pdf

 
 

A Foolproof Guide to Enhancing SAP HCM Infotypes (2013)

This presentation walks through a simple step-by-step process for adding fields to just about any SAP HCM infotype, whether standard or non-standard. Explains the infotype concept and how to extend infotype structures using standard SAP tools and transactions. Gives tips and tricks to make the most out of your SAP HCM infotypes while avoiding the limitations associated with SAP enhancements.  

Guide to Infotype Enhancement 2013.pdf

 

A Beginner's Guide to Understanding and Getting Started with SAP HCM (2012)
This presentation offers a review the expansive set of SAP ERP HCM business solutions and leading practices available to support a successful implementation, upgrade, or enhancement package installation. Explore the fundamentals of SAP ERP HCM and see how the features and functions of each of its individual components work together to support the entire employee life cycle. Learn how each piece of HR functionality is tightly integrated and utilized throughout the SAP ERP application suite. Examine strategies to help your organization smoothly adapt to the new SAP system. 

Beginners Guide to SAP HCM.pdf

Leading Practices for Designing, Building, or Improving Global HR structures (2011)
Proper setup and maintenance of SAP Organizational Management is a key for leveraging Personnel Planning, Personnel Development and SAP Business Workflow. This presentation explains how OM provides you with a multitude of organizational objects with which to create and manage your organizational plans. Isolate the most important objects, relationships, and infotypes that you need now, and discover the right and wrong ways to manage and maintain your organizational plan.
 

Customizing Organization Management Maintenance (Updated 2010) 

Learn how you can leverage the SAP Hierarchy Framework architecture so that Organizational Plan maintenance is a one-stop experience. Explore the functionality of the standard delivered SAP Object Manager tool, and how to optimize its’ content and functions to streamline your Organizational Management (OM) maintenance activities. Walk away with a step-by-step process for customizing the Object Manager interface to suit your specific data maintenance needs and to make your Org Plan maintenance easier.

 

Get the Most out of Organizational Management object types, relationships, and infotypes

Proper setup and maintenance of SAP Organizational Management is a key for leveraging Personnel Planning, Personnel Development and SAP Business Workflow. This presentation explains how OM provides you with a multitude of organizational objects with which to create and manage your organizational plans. Isolate the most important objects, relationships, and infotypes that you need now, and discover the right and wrong ways to manage and maintain your organizational plan.

Get the most out of OM.pdf 

 

A Foolproof Guide to Enhancing HR Infotypes in SAP R/3 4.X

When you have data that “doesn’t quite fit” into mySAP HR, utilizing customer extensions in infotypes can provide a simple, yet effective option within your HR solution. Understand the SAP infotype concept and how to extend infotype structures using standard SAP tools and transactions. This presentation provides an easy, step-by-step guide on how to add your own fields to virtually any HR infotype, whether standard or non-standard.

Guide to HR Infotype Enhancement.pdf

 

HR Authorizations 101: A detailed introduction to critical HR user authorization concepts and models

Cut through the confusion and master the fundamentals of SAP HR authorizations. Get clear and effective guidance for restricting user access to sensitive HR data. Find out which HR fields are used in restricting HR master data access and the best ways to use them. This presentation provides a solid review of how standard R/3 authorization techniques can and should be leveraged to enable you to more effectively secure valuable employee master data.

Discovering SAP HR Authorizations.pdf

 

Advanced Configuration Techniques for HR Authorizations

Master advanced configuration techniques for securing your personnel data within SAP.

Walk through the ins and outs of HR authorization object configuration: the options and the limitations. Get a detailed view of the SAP Profile Generator and the authorization content it creates. Walk away with additional tools and knowledge to effectively design and configure your authorizations.

Advanced HCM Authorizations Configuration.pdf

 

SAP HR Implementation Tips and Techniques for the Small to Mid-Size Business

SAP is not just for large enterprise companies. Whether you have 15,000 employee or 500 employees, Small and Mid-sized companies are rapidly adopting SAP as their Human Resource system of choice. With its international capabilities and full depth of HR solutions, SMBs can leverage their existing SAP investment to bring even more value to already tight HR budgets.  Learn practical tips for small to mid-size businesses during all phases of an SAP HR implementation: from strategy to realization.

SAP HR Implementation Tips for SMB.pdf