Understand how SAP Project System supports the entire lifecycle of your project, from planning to invoicing Learn how to customize, maximize, and use the full potential of SAP Project System Align your business processes with the different phases of SAP Project System 3rd edition, with new features from SAP ERP 6.0, EHP5 and 6 Don t let projects stress you out any longer get them under control with this book From development, to planning, to controlling, and to invoicing, no essential project step or function is left out. You'll get started with a thorough introduction to the functions and customization of SAP Project System. After mastering the basics, you'll learn how to map specific business processes and execution, carry out the different phases of project management, and much more. All Phases of the Project Cycle Whether you re interested in project planning, budgeting, implementation, invoicing, or reporting, find comprehensive coverage of all project phases. Overview of Structures Learn how to efficiently use work breakdown structures, networks, milestones, and statuses.Editing and Maintenance Functions Find out how to handle tools such as Project Builder and Project Planning Board, use the field selection and mass change functions, and more. Integration Scenarios Explore how to use SAP Project System in combination with other project management tools, including Open PS for Microsoft Project and SAP Portfolio and Project Management. Updated for EHP5 and 6 Discover new functions from the two latest Enhancement Packages, as well as SAP Enterprise Project Connection (also relevant for users with older releases as of 4.6C]). Highlights Work breakdown structure and network Milestones, documents, statuses, and versions Tools for master data maintenance Scheduling and planning Budgeting functions External services and internal activities Revaluation, overhead rates, interest calculation Results analysis, cost forecast, settlement Project Information System: Structures and Financials Open PS for Microsoft Project SAP Portfolio and Project Management
Learn how best to implement the New General Ledger in SAP ERP Financials and how to maximize your organization's use of its vast functionalities. Using practical examples, the authors take you on a guided tour of the most important functions. First, you'll learn how to create the settings needed to define your ledgers. Then, you'll uncover sample solutions and customization tips for segment reporting and document splitting, as the authors show you the process of mapping a parallel accounting procedure using the ledger approach. A detailed chapter on migration answers burning questions such as: What tools are available? What issues should we be thinking about before migration? What levels of complexity should be weighed? How does the migration process really work? In short, this detailed reference provides you with everything you'll need to successfully migrate to New General Ledger. Based on the latest release, SAP ERP 6.0, this book is fully up-to-date as of the date of its publication.Highlights Include: * Design and Features of the Ledgers * Integration in Financial Accounting - Profit Center Accounting, Reposting in Controlling, Online Posting of Follow-Up Costs, Period-End Closing * Parallel Valuation - Basic Principles, Fixed Assets, Current Assets, Provisions * Document Splitting - Active and Passive Split, Special G/L Transactions, Periodic Processing * Migration - Activating New G/L, Migration Phase Model, SAP Service for Migration, Migration Scenarios, Migration Cockpit, Practical Reports
Show Your Work!
Author: Austin Kleon
Publisher: Workman Publishing
Presents practical advice for increasing productivity on creative projects and improving their chances for success through strategies of networking and sharing works and ideas with like-minded members of the community and on the Internet.
In contrast to the jargon-filled manuals that come with most digital cameras, The Beginner's Photography Guide presents step-by-step digital slr camera basics, while introducing and demonstrating a wide variety of techniques that will inspire the novice digital photographer. Grouped together by themes-color, composition, natural light, framing, and more-each camera technique is broken down into an easy-to-follow step-by-step sequence, and features annotated photographs and suggestions on getting the best from digital slr cameras and taking eye-catching photos.
Written by noted AP photographer and photoeditor Brian Horton, this is an insider’s manual to one of the most glamorous and exciting media professions. Emphasizing the creative process behind the photojournalist’s art, Brian Horton draws upon his three decades of experience, as well as the experiences of other award-winning photojournalists, to instruct readers in the secrets of snapping memorable news photos every time. With the help of more than 100 photographs from the AP archives, he analyzes what constitutes successful news photos of every type, including portraits, tableaux, sports shots, battlefield scenes, and more, as well as offering tips on how to develop a style of your own.
A guide for the novice photographer covers the principles and techniques of digital photography, with information on such topics as how imaging occurs in a digital camera, buying a new camera, composition, types of photography, image editing and printing,
The ability to create an effective portrait is probably the single most important skill any aspiring photographer must master. Few professional photographers, whatever their area of specialization, can hope to have a successful career without ever being called upon to create a likeness of another person. The Portrait Photography Course is designed to build a student photographer's experience and get him or her started on a rewarding career. Detailed tutorials cover every aspect of studio and location work, from composition and psychology to complex lighting schemes, equipment options, and digital retouching. Portfolios of exemplary images showcase individual photographers' work and demonstrate techniques explored in the tutorials, while interviews with top portrait photographers shed insight into their methodologies and philosophies. Presented and written by a leading portrait photographer, this book is an indispensable guide to taking professional pictures.¿
Now you can hit the ground running with SAP Business One - quickly and easily. Focused on beginners and end-users, this detailed reference provides you with volumes of expert insights, step-by-step instruction and practice tests, as well as an ongoing example that the author builds upon in each successive chapter. In addition to best practices for maximizing the SAP Business One software, every chapter also provides you with an essential overview of the corresponding business context. All of the most critical components of Business One are covered in detail, such as purchasing, sales, inventory, sales opportunities, financial accounting and banking, service, human resources, and more. Plus, the detailed appendices provide you with an indispensable quick reference guide for all buttons, icons, and shortcuts guaranteed to save you countless hours in the months and years ahead. Suitable for self-study, this book, based on the SAP Business One 2005 release, is also an invaluable resource that you can turn to for timely help again and again
The SAP Green Book
Author: Michael Doane
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Thrive After GoLive! -- Overcome implementation mistakes -- Assess your SAP maturity and your users' skills -- Build and sustain a Center of Excellence Breaking news: Implementing SAP doesn't help your business!--It's the actions taken after go-live that ensure continuous success. Learn how to assess your SAP maturity, how to make business talk to IT (and vice versa), how to keep your end users happy, and more. SAP Maturity Is your organization taking full advantage of SAP? Are your end users? In this book, you'll learn what it takes to find out. Center of Excellence Learn how to establish an organization that maintains success with SAP: Discover roles, responsibilities, KPIs, and more. Staffing and Outsourcing What resources do you need to be successful? How do you find providers that are worth your money? How do you keep them motivated? Find the answers here. Measure Success Did your processes actually improve after go-live? By how much? Define indicators and measure performance to understand what you've gained. Michael Doane knows more about what happens when SAP gets implemented than anyone outside of SAP, and many inside. Follow his advice and thrive.- Joshua Greenbaum, Enterprise Applications Consulting Michael Doane has a knack for breaking the complexities of SAP into simple, elemental models for gaining business benefit. His books comprise your go-to guide for SAP success. - Jon Reed, JonERP.com
The SAP General Ledger
Author: Eric Bauer, Jörg Siebert
Publisher: SAP PRESS
This second, updated, and extended edition of our standard reference book is your companion for the implementation of the new General Ledger. This book describes the optimal settings for ledger definition and document splitting, as well as the integration with accounting. Moreover, it includes a detailed description of parallel accounting, including segment reporting, storage location of data, and much more. A comprehensive chapter on migration as well as many practical reports shows what you need to consider for the changeover to New General Ledger.Design and Features of the LedgersGet to know the ledger features (leading and non-leading ledgers), scenarios (business area, segmentation etc.), and the handling of custom fields.Integration in Financial AccountingAchieve an in-depth understanding of profit center accounting in the General Ledger, follow-up costs, and period-end closing.Parallel AccountingExplore the new parallel accounting options provided by ledger group-specific postings.Document SplittingLearn how to design, configure, and use document splitting, and get to know the active and passive document split.MigrationDiscover the migration components, including migration project details, the Migration Cockpit, and how to successfully migrate from the Classic to the New General Ledger.Practical ReportsBenefit from numerous real-life project reports, which can be put to practical use.
Today's digital cameras continue to produce increasingly higher definition image data files, making high resolution, large-format output possible. As printing technology moves forward at an equally fast pace, the new inkjet printers are capable of printing with great precision at a very fine resolution, providing an amazing tonal range and significantly superior image permanence at a more affordable price. In the hands of knowledgeable photographers, these printers are able to produce prints that are comparable to the highest quality darkroom prints on fine art paper. The third edition of this best-selling book provides the necessary foundation for successful fine art printing: the understanding of color management, profiling, paper, and inks. It offers advice on selecting an appropriate printer for long-lasting fine art prints, demonstrates how to set up the printing workflow and select a suitable paper for your subject, and guides you step-by-step through the process of converting an image file to an outstanding fine art print. This new edition covers the most recent lines of high-end inkjet printers, photo papers, and devices for monitor and printer profiling. It also addresses the printing dialogs and some new features of Photoshop CS6.
The perennial DSLR bestseller—now expanded with more photography tips Digital SLR Cameras & Photography For Dummies has remained the top-selling book on DSLR photography since the first edition was published. Now in its Fifth Edition, itcovers the latest technologies in the world of DSLR cameras and photography to help you master the techniques that will take your digital photography skills to the next level. Written in plain English and complemented with full-color photos, this hands-on, friendly guide covers the mechanics of the camera; exposure, lenses, and composition; how to capture action, portrait, and low-light shots; editing and sharing images; tips for improving your digital photography skills; and much more. Digital SLR cameras offer the mechanisms and flexibility of traditional pro-level cameras with the instant results and output of digital cameras. If you're a proud owner of a DSLR camera and want to take stunning shots that were once only achievable by the pros, this is the guide you need. Written by one of the most recognized authors in digital photography, this accessible resource makes it fast and easy to start capturing professional-quality photos. Full-color format helps bring the information to life Includes coverage of the latest DSLR cameras to hit the market Provides a foundation on exposure settings, file formats, and editing photos Offers expanded content on capturing the portraits, action shots, nature shots, and night shots photographers love to take If you're interested in capturing more than just a "selfie" and truly want to hone the craft of digital SLR photography, Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies sets you up for success.
Author: Dieter Glogowski
Dieter Glogowski spent eight years intensively photographing the people of Ladakh and Lingshed—remote mountain regions steeped in Tibetan Buddhist culture—to compile material for this wonderful volume. These stunning portraits in black and white capture the region's essential nature and spiritual power. Along with texts by Western philosophers, more than 80 Buddhist quotations enhance the expressive power of this unusual book. Produced in collaboration with photo designer Albrecht Haag.
Author: Adrian Schulz
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Architectural photography is more than simply choosing a subject and pressing the shutter-release button; it's more than just documenting a project. An architectural photograph shows the form and appeal of a building far better than any other medium. With the advent of the digital photographic workflow, architects are discovering exciting new opportunities to present and market their work. But what are the ingredients for a successful architectural photograph? What equipment do you need? How can you improve your images in your digital darkroom? Why does a building look different in reality than in a photographic image? In this book you will find the answers to these questions and much more. Author Adrian Schulz-both an architect and a photographer by training-uses real-world projects to teach you how to: Capture outstanding images of buildings, inside and out Choose the right equipment and use it effectively Compose architectural shots Work with ambient and artificial light Process images in an efficient workflow based on Adobe Photoshop This book is a step-by-step guide to architectural photography for both the aspiring amateur photographer interested in architectural photography and the professional photographer wanting to expand his skills in this domain. Moreover, architects themselves will find this book motivating and inspiring. This second edition has been extensively revised and includes 80 new images and illustrations, as well as an expanded chapter on shooting interior spaces. Also included is an updated discussion of post-processing techniques and the latest technical developments in the world of photography. With this book, you will learn a variety of creative tips, tricks, and guidelines for making the perfect architectural image.