Sams Teach Yourself SAP in 24 Hours [NOOK Book]

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Third Edition: Thoroughly Updated and Expanded, with Extensive New Coverage!

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll master the entire SAP project lifecycle, from planning through implementation and system administration through day-to-day operations. Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll gain a strong real-world foundation in both the technology and business essentials of today’s SAP products and ...

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Overview

Third Edition: Thoroughly Updated and Expanded, with Extensive New Coverage!

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll master the entire SAP project lifecycle, from planning through implementation and system administration through day-to-day operations. Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll gain a strong real-world foundation in both the technology and business essentials of today’s SAP products and applications—from the ground up.

Step-by-step instructions walk you through the most common questions, issues, and tasks you’ll encounter with SAP.

Case study-based exercises help you build and test your knowledge.

By the Way notes present interesting pieces of information.

Did You Know? tips offer advice or teach an easier way.

Watch Out! cautions warn about potential problems.

Learn how to…

  • Understand SAP’s newest products for enterprises and small-to-midsize businesses, and choose the right solutions for your company
  • Discover how SAP integrates with Web services and service-oriented architecture
  • Develop an efficient roadmap for deploying SAP in your environment
  • Plan your SAP implementation from business, functional, technical, and project management perspectives
  • Leverage NetWeaver 7.0 features to streamline development and integration, and reduce cost
  • Walk through a step-by-step SAP technical installation
  • Master basic SAP system administration and operations
  • Perform essential tasks such as logon, session management, and printing
  • Build SAP queries and reports
  • Prepare for SAP upgrades and enhancements
  • Develop your own personal career as an SAP professional

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132715102
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 7/30/2004
  • Series: Sams Teach Yourself Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 656,227
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

George W. Anderson is a Chief Technologist for HP’s SAP and Enterprise Applications consulting practices and a certified SAP Technical Consultant and PMI PMP.

Tim Rhodes is a seven-year veteran of SAP implementations, OS/DB migrations, and upgrades.

Jeff Davis has served as a senior BASIS/NetWeaver architect for several large SAP clients and holds global implementation and upgrade experience.

John Dobbins leads one of several HP SAP Applications consulting teams across North America.

Andreas Jenzer is a Principal Consultant specializing in SAP business technology optimization solutions.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Introduction to SAP

HOUR 1 What Is SAP? 9

2 SAP Basics: What It’s All About 21

3 Business Basics: Developing a Roadmap for Deploying SAP 29

4 Infrastructure Technology Basics: Hardware, Operating Systems, and Databases 41

5 Developing a Technical Roadmap for Deploying SAP 57

Part II: SAP Products and Components

HOUR 6 SAP Overview: SMB and Enterprise Products 71

7 Laying the Groundwork: SAP NetWeaver 87

8 SAP ERP: SAP’s Core Product 97

9 The SAP Business Suite 121

Part III: Implementing SAP

HOUR 10 Implementation Overview: A Project Management Perspective 139

11 Implementing SAP: A Business and Functional Perspective 157

12 Implementing SAP: A Technical Perspective 171

13 Development Tools and Methodologies 181

14 SAP and Enterprise SOA 199

Part IV: SAP Technical Considerations

HOUR 15 Technical Installation of SAP 211

16 Integrating SAP with Microsoft Office 231

17 After Go-Live: System Administration and Operations 253

18 After Go-Live: SAP Upgrades and Enhancements 265

Part V: Using SAP

HOUR 19 Logon, Session, and SAP GUI Basics 281

20 SAP GUI Screen and Printing Basics 301

21 Customizing Your SAP Display 323

22 Reporting and Query Basics 343

Part VI: Developing a Career in SAP

HOUR 23 Where Do I Start? 379

24 SAP Resources 393

Appendix

APPENDIX A Case Study Answers 411

Index 427

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