Archive for November, 2017

Using CATS Data: Updating PS (project systems)

In our previous posts, we discussed Understanding the basics of CATS (cross-application time sheets) showing how SAP provides a very robust method to capture time data and have that data passed to other SAP modules. We then covered Using CATS Data: Updating CO (controlling) and Using CATS Data: Updating PM (plant maintenance). Next up is CATS updating the Project Systems module. Something to keep in mind is time entered in CATS as hours transfers to PS as minutes. This may initially throw ... Read more

Using CATS Data: Updating PM (plant maintenance)

In our previous posts, we discussed Understanding the basics of CATS (cross-application time sheets) showing how SAP provides a very robust method to capture time data and have that data passed to other SAP modules. We then covered Using CATS Data: Updating CO (controlling) to see how controlling may use the CATS data. The next module we will discuss CATS updating is Plant Maintenance. CATS will generate¬†confirmations for maintenance and service orders and will do this with Receiver orders,¬†Operation number, and Sub-operations. ... Read more

Using CATS Data: Updating CO (controlling)

In our previous post, we discussed Understanding the basics of CATS (cross-application time sheets). SAP provides a very robust method to capture time data and have that data passed to other SAP modules. The first module we will discuss CATS updating is Controlling. CATS updates CO with hours actually worked by cost center for an employee.¬†Even in the most basic implementation of CATS, controlling typically receives data. The payroll expense posting for an employee is sent to the employee home cost center in ... Read more

Understanding the basics of CATS (cross-application time sheets)

SAP provides very useful and robust functionality to capture employee time in Cross-Application Time Sheets (CATS). CATS is a mechanism to capture employee time and post to cost centers, projects, networks, or other cost objects. Some important points when considering CATS: Uses the SAP Human Resources authorization concept May be updated through the SAP GUI via transaction code CAT2, company web portal, or Fiori Data entry in CATS may be done by an individual employee, interface uploads, or by an administrator ... Read more