Feb 18, 2013

Just run with it

Software really isn’t my life. It is a tool, a means to an end. I want to make a print of a holiday picture, or type a recommendation letter for my realtor. Truly, there is a long list of things I’d rather be doing than exploring a software program. The same is true for my work life. Although software tools have become an integral part of a technical writer’s job, they aren’t the focus. At least, they really shouldn’t be. If I want to format text and capture and organize thoughts, I shouldn’t have to dig into Visual Basic or… Read more

Jul 17, 2012

How to hide sensitive SAP information in Query Reports

Winshuttle Query is great for adding security on top of the native SAP security to limit users down to the field level. Security administrators can even configure Query to perform custom security checks, restrict or exclusively allow one or multiple tables within an authorization group. What about when we want users to have access to the data but we need to hide or scramble personally identifiable information such as tax id, bank routing, bank account number or show only the last 4 digits of the Social Security number? Winshuttle Query natively supports Excel formulas and functions in the mapper. This… Read more