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SAP ERP HCM Infotypes

Your Quick Reference to HR Infotypes







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529 pages, , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-59229-442-8
529 pages,
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-635-4
529 pages, , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-636-1
As an SAP ERP HCM user or consultant, you know that data is vast and that its maintenance and storage are key to any successful HCM implementation. This handy resource balances big-picture HCM concepts with detailed infotype coverage. Learn how to maintain and store data in the SAP ERP HCM system, how to identify the best infotype for a task, and how and when to design a custom infotype. With this quick reference, you can finally access important HR infotype information without Internet searches or forum appeals.
  • Locate infotypes by SAP ERP HCM module and in numerical order
  • Get concise explanations of important infotypes' functionalities and uses
  • Learn how and when to create a custom infotype
About the Book About the E-book 529 pages, hardcover, 1.5 in. Foreword by Fernando Alem, director of IT Security, Compliance, and HR Systems at Discovery Communications. Reference book format 6.9 x 9 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Smyth-sewn casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (Linotype Syntax 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (60 MB), EPUB (60 MB), and MOBI file (79 MB) for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you will learn about:

  1. Infotypes by Module

    Get the details on where and when to use each infotype, what its functionality is, and how to configure it.

  2. Details, Details

    Screenshots and reference tables include details on fields and subtypes for individual infotypes.

  3. Country-Specific Coverage

    Explore important infotypes that apply only to implementations in one specific country.

  4. Putting it All Together

    Connect the dots between infotypes that span various SAP ERP HCM modules to effectively cover each employee’s full lifecycle.

  5. Seeing the Big Picture

    See where infotypes fit into the HCM application, including structured data, authorizations, and reporting and analytics.

Highlights include:

  • Structured data
  • Data integrity
  • Reporting and analytics
  • Accessing, entering, and maintaining data
  • Infotypes by SAP ERP HCM module and by number
  • Custom infotype creation
  • Infotypes best practices
  • Business intelligence metrics
»Food for thought.«

Christos Kotsakis is Vice President of Information Technology at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a hotel and leisure company worldwide.

Venki Krishnamoorthy is an author, speaker, and SAP ERP HCM/SuccessFactors talent management solutions subject matter expert.

Jeremy Masters is the co-founder and managing partner of Worklogix, a management and technology services firm specializing in enterprise application development and implementation support for HCM solutions.

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