Bundling Messages Without BPMN/ccBPM

I got the following question from a contact: Hello Daniel, I have a requirement with my client, and as per this requirement, how can we append multiple incoming documents into one document, just for a period of time? This needs to be done without BPM. e.g. 5 files coming in time b/w 4PM to 5PM…

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Best Practice Skills for SAP PO/PI Integration

When talking about best practices in the area of SAP integration, we must take into account the skillset which is necessary for a successful career in SAP PI/PO development. This post is a part of my best practice series where I’m covering what is going on with SAP PI/PO best practice. Check out the introduction…

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SAP System Access to SAP PRO/PI systems

One question that I often encounter is ‘how do I get access to SAP systems’. Getting access to SAP systems provides a great way to practice. There are a few options available.   In recent years, SAP has become much more interested in providing real user access to potential clients and partners. Before, this was…

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SAP PI/PO Training

  Do you wish to participate in SAP training courses? Are you new to the world of SAP? Before you dive into a comprehensive SAP PI/PO course, make sure you understand all the fundamental facts regarding SAP.   First things first. For all those new to this field, I will first answer the most important…

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Exporting SAP PI/PO Message Mapping to Documentation

It is no longer possible to export XMI files from SAP PI Swing GUI (Graphical User Interface). However, there is a new way to create the documentation for the mappings. You can export the message mapping using the following method: You need to install NWDS (NetWeaver Developer Studio) from SAP. You can find the latest…

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Show Me Your Best Work

As developers, we seldom get to show off.   We create something that is smart, beneficial to our lives, and valuable to our future development processes. We do not get to share our ideas and creations, and we think it is just just the way it usually happens.   I am creating a series on…

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Best Practices: Naming Conventions

  This is part 3 of my series on best practices. You might also want to read part 1 and part 2. In this post, I will share further topics I wish to cover in the series. Furthermore, the contents of a best practices document will be discussed in depth.   An essential element of…

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The Concept of Best Practices is Dead

As you all know, I have started a series of posts on the topic of best practices. You can view the first post here.   Most customers say that they want to implement best practices in all areas of their business, as much as possible – and it is definitely a good thing that they…

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SAP Integration Overview

The SAP integration landscape is becoming more complex. We will see that companies start implementing much more complicated landscapes, both with regards to how the system works, and also according to their needs.   At SAPPHIRE NOW I heard people who thought there were too many different components, which made it more difficult to select…

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Message Mappings Can Be Simplified

I have recently worked with a client, and we were going through one of those big mappings, to see what was going on in it. Sometimes, things were a bit unclear. Sometimes, it was difficult to understand, to help develop, and to realize what went wrong.   I wanted to show you just how complicated…

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