SAP TechEd Las Vegas Wrap-up

I got home from a 2-week trip whose main focus was on the SAP TechEd Las Vegas conference, followed by APIGEE’s I Love APIs as the second most important conference. The overall information was focused on the two-speed business, systems of records (SAP ERP system, CRM or other back-end systems), and the system of engaging…

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Estimating Integration Work

When working with integration, you often get asked about the estimation of interfaces. There are some scenarios where you have a lot of interfaces: New implementation of SAP, where you have to implement lots of interfaces to connect with existing systems B2B integration, where you have a lot of new partners and messages Migration from…

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I Love APIs Conference

I have been at the I love APIs conference in San Jose two weeks ago. I wanted to know more about what is happening in the API space. It seems to be a place that is growing fast, and an industry in which customers seem to invest. With the Apigee/SAP partnership, I thought this would…

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SAP TechEd Sessions on SAP Integration

SAP TechEd Las Vegas 2015 I’ve gone through the list of this year’s SAP TechEd Las Vegas sessions, and I’ve compiled a list of the most interesting ones (from an integration perspective). I hope to attend as many as possible, though I’m not sure whether I can make it to all of them, as I…

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INT111 Best Practices in SAP Integration

I am looking forward to hosting the best practices session I have previously announced. I have been working with SAP PI/PRO for over 10 years, and have learned quite a bit about what to do when it comes to integration. For over a decade, I have been working with consultants and users from all over…

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SAP NW BPM – Send Notifications to Users

Task Step – Boundary Events I had an issue on a BPMN project. I had to inform the users that they need to complete the actions required. So I had to try what the different options was. I think I did find a solution after some time. So I would like to share it with…

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Best Practices – Custom Development

This is part 9 of my Best Practices in SAP PI/PO series. You can read more about the series here.   Custom development is usually done either because the standard does not support the functionality you want, or because the complexity of the scenario needs to be dramatically reduced. Custom development is limited to Java;…

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Best Practices – B2B Setup

This is part 8 of my Best Practices in SAP PI/PO series. You can read more about the full series on best practices here.   One of the important things that can be done in the SAP landscape is connecting with business partners, in order to make your business transactions run smoothly. You want to…

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Best Practices – SAP Documentation

This is part 7 of my Best Practices in SAP PI/PO series. You can read more about the full series on best practices here. Ever since I got familiarized with SAP XI (eleven years ago), the documentation area of SAP has truly fascinated me.    However, I quickly became frustrated at the fact that people were…

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Creating an ICO Directly, Without Any Repository Objects in SAP PI/PO

Sometimes, you have to make a simple test for a service or an interface. You might want to create certain scenarios quickly, to make sure that a File Adapter works, or to move a file from one system to the other. In some cases, you may not want all the different Repository Objects involved in…

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