Architecting EDI with SAP Idocs: The Comprehensive Guide

Architecting EDI with SAP Idocs: The Comprehensive Guide
Author: Emmanuel Hadzipetros
Language English
Pages: 825
ISBN10: 1592298710
Genre: Uncategorized
Goodreads Rating: 0.00
ISBN13: 9781592298716
Published: October 28th 2013 by SAP Press

Master the concepts and principles behind EDI and IDocs Explore the EDI business processes, architecture, and administration Configure IDocs for B2B integration and information exchange 2nd Edition Updated and Expanded Welcome to Hollywood! Follow the saga of the Acme Pictures movie studio as it exchanges information with its vendor and its primary customer to put low-budget sci-fi movies on shelves. This entertaining case study showcases the requirements, standards, and capabilities for building an SAP EDI system and optimizing electronic information exchange via IDocs. From configuring IDocs, to generating purchase orders and goods receipts, to processing invoices, this script teaches you how to make your EDI system a star. Cross-Industry Standard See what makes IDocs in SAP and EDI the heart, bones, arteries, and brains of modern businesses and government organizations. The Full Picture Build the EDI system step by step, from generating the purchase order, to building outbound order confirmation, to processing the inbound payment advice using IDocs. Custom IDocs Using ABAP, ALE, and XML, explore custom utilities that extend standard SAP functionality.Test Your System Learn how to achieve success and diagnose failure by using monitoring tools to troubleshoot. Updated and Expanded In this second edition, find new custom tools and utilities, a renewed focus on the business context, and new interfaces from the purchasing cycle. Highlights Business process integration IDoc architecture and configuration Custom IDocs and extensions Mapping specifications Message control Customer purchase orders Replication services Inbound goods receipt and invoices Outbound advance shipments and invoices Custom IDoc tools EDI and IDocs troubleshooting and recoveryEmmanuel Hadzipetros is an ABAP developer and an EDI and IDocs specialist.

His 20 years of experience with SAP projects and implementations span integration tools, industries, and continents.