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What is included with this book?
Thoroughly updated and expanded! Includes new coverage on HANA, the cloud, and using SAP’s applications!
In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll get up and running with the latest SAP technologies, applications, and solutions. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson strengthens your understanding of SAP from both a business and technical perspective, helping you gain practical mastery from the ground up on topics such as security, governance, validations, release management, SLA, and legal issues.
Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common questions, issues, and tasks.
Quizzes and exercises help you build and test your knowledge.
Notes present interesting pieces of information.
Tips offer advice or teach an easier way to do something.
Cautions advise you about potential problems and help you steer clear of disaster.
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A senior director and global program executive for an arm of Microsoft's consulting business, Dr. George Anderson leads teams of program and project managers, architects, and enterprise consulting professionals tasked with deploying ERP solutions and other business applications. An SAP consultant for 15 years and IT professional for three decades, George is a certified SAP Technical Consultant, SAP NetWeaver ’04 OS/DB Migration Consultant, and more. He also holds a seat as one of several technical editors for the SAP Professional Journal alongside a PhD in leadership/organizational change, an MBA with a concentration in Human Resource Management, and a Bachelor’s degree in computer science. George may be contacted at George.Anderson@Microsoft.com
Dr.-Ing. Michael Missbach is the head of the SAP Cisco Competence Center in Walldorf, Germany. With 14 years of SAP experience, his work focuses currently on HANA, and unified and stateless computing infrastructures for mission critical applications in public and private cloud scenarios. As a senior consultant he was responsible for the development of adaptive SAP infrastructures and the SAPS-meter Web service. Earlier, he worked as IT Superintendent for ALCOA and implemented outsourcing and network projects for GE. He holds a MBA in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Materials Science. He also published books on SAP hardware, SAP system operation, adaptive SAP infrastructures, SAP on Windows and SAP on the cloud
Part I: Introduction to SAP
Hour 1. SAP Explained
Hour 2. SAP Business Basics
Hour 3. SAP Technology Basics
Hour 4. SAP Project Basics
Part II: SAP Applications and Components
Hour 5. Overview of SAP Applications and Components
Hour 6. SAP NetWeaver and HANA
Hour 7. SAP ERP and Business Suite
Hour 8: SAP on the Cloud and New SAP Solutions
Part III: SAP for Business Users
Hour 9. A Business User’s Perspective on Using SAP
Hour 10. Using SAP’s Traditional and New User Interfaces
Hour 11. Using SAP ERP to Do Your Job
Hour 12. Using Other SAP Business Suite Applications
Hour 13. Using SAP for Reporting
Hour 14. Using Cloud-Based and Other SAP Products
Part IV: SAP for IT Professionals
Hour 15. An SAP Project Manager’s Perspective
Hour 16. A Technology Professional’s Perspective on SAP
Hour 17. An SAP Developer’s Perspective
Hour 18. SAP Installation and Implementation
Hour 19. SAP and the Cloud
Hour 20. SAP System Administration and Management
Hour 21. SAP System Maintenance and More
Part V: SAP Careers
Hour 22. SAP Careers for the Business User
Hour 23. SAP Careers for the IT Professional
Hour 24. Other Resources and Closing Thoughts
Appendix A. Case Study Answers