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What is SAP ERP?

Ans: ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning is a business process management software that allows big organization to use a system of integrated applications to manage their businesses.

Example of most popular ERP: SAP and Oracle

ERP is used to integrate the entire business to a single platform & can manage and integrates important business parts.

Example: ERP Integration (Below Business Parts includes) in a single platform.

 

            Production Planning (PP)

            – Material Management (MM)

            – Sales & Distribution (SD)

            – Human Resource (HR)

            – Finance (FI)

            Warehouse Management (WM)

            Supply Chain Management (SCM)

            Customer Relationship Management (SRM)

            – Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Etc..

What is SAP?

Ans: SAP Stands for Systems, Applications, and Products in data processing. This is an easy, well known & most popular ERP in the world. Most big businesses run SAP of the world. It is used to implement and integrate all the business processes together, like MM, FI, PP, SD, HR, WM etc. SAP makes business processing very simple, delightful and easy to work on.

SAP launched SAP S/4HANA, the newest generation of the SAP Business Suite. It provides cloud, on-premises and hybrid deployment options to customers. SAP S/4 HANA benefits including a smaller data footprint, higher throughput, faster analytics and faster access to data. It also provides the facility for existing SAP Business Suite customers to upgrade to this product.

What is SAP ABAP?

Ans: ABAP Stands for Advance Business Application Programming. It is High level 4th generation programming language developed by SAP Germany. Using this ABAPers (SAP Technical Consultant) can develops objects like Reports, Forms, Interfaces, User Exits BADIs & many more SAP ABAP Programs.

Why SAP is required?

Ans: SAP System is used to simplify & control over the business processes. It has many more advantages such as:

Reduced Material Cost,

Better Production Planning,

Better Inventory Management,

Increases Productivity,

Better Human Resources Management,

Provides Transparency in the Business,

SAP is More Secure & Real Time Data Processing Etc.

What is SAP Modules & It’s Types?

Ans: SAP Module is a separate Business function of an Organization such as Finance, Supply Chain Management, Business Intelligence, Human Capital Management & Sales etc.

Each SAP module include a single business function.

There are many SAP Modules provided by SAP.

Financial Accounting (FI)

Sales and Distribution (SD)

Materials Management (MM)

Production Planning (PP)

Plant Maintenance (PM)

Project System (PS)

Human Resources (HR)

Quality Management (QM)

Logistics Execution (LE)

Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Customer Relationship Management (SRM)

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

Warehouse Management (WM)  Etc..

What is SAP NetWeaver?

Ans: SAP NetWeaver is a technology of the software company SAP SE, and the technical foundation for many SAP applications. It is a solution stack of SAP’s technology products.

This technology allows organizations to integrate data, business processes, elements and more from a variety of sources into unified SAP environments.

The NetWeaver platform was a portal technology developed by Israeli software company TopTier Software (founded in 1997), and which SAP acquired in 2001. The founder of TopTier Software, Shai Agassi, joined SAP and was given responsibility for the company’s overall technology strategy and execution. He initiated the development of the integration and application platform that became the NetWeaver platform.

NetWeaver 7.0, also known as 2004s, was made available on October 24, 2005. The latest available release is SAP NetWeaver 7.5 SP 13.

What is SAP Landscape?

Ans: In SAP system, Server has three layers such as Development server(DEV), Quality Server(QAS) and Production server(PRD). All SAP objects developments are done on DEV server initially, after that changes are moved to QAS server for pre production testing, if everything is ok then changes are moved to PRD for Live. This is called SAP Landscape.

What is SAP Business Blueprint?

Ans: Business Model is called Business Blueprint. This is a clear understanding and description of the business process of existing organization.

This is a main implementation document. The SAP Blueprint document describes all the important configuration setting to adapt the SAP ERP to fulfill company requirements.

During the SAP implementation we follow the business blue print document to meet the organization requirement.

How to login into SAP system?

Ans: We need following information before login into SAP system.

SAP GUI logon Pad must be installed on our system.

You must have name of the system you are logging on it.

You must have your client number.

You must have a user ID and your password.

Provide the language which you want to use for the logon.

When you logon first time, you usually need an initial password for the system. You can get this initial password from your system       administrator or Basis team.