This page contains following topics :

A)   Environments for SAP ERP

1.     Supported Hardware

2.     Supported Database

3.     Supported Operating System

B)   COMPLETE MODULES OF SAP ERP

1.     Basis

2.     ABAP/4 Programming

3.     FI (Financial Accounting)

4.     CO (Controlling)

5.     EC (Enterprise Controlling)

6.     TR (Treasury)

7.     IM (Investment Management)

8.     HR (Human Resource)

9.     SD (Sales and Distribution)

10. Logistics Information System

11. MM (Materials Management)

12. PM (Plant Maintenance)

13. PP (Production Planning)

14. QM - Quality Management

15. BW (Business Warehousing)

16. IS (Industry Solutions) / SAP for Industries specific solutions

17. CS (Customer Service)

18. SMB

19. CA (Cross Application Components)

20. PS (Project Systems)

21. mySAP SEM

22. mySAP CRM (Customer Relationship Management)

23. mySAP Product Life Cycle Management

24. SCM (SAP Supply Chain Management)

25. Netweaver

26. mySAP SRM (Supplier Relationship Management)

 

A) ENVIRONMENTS FOR SAP

1.    Supported Hardware for SAP ERP

SAP can be installed on the following systems. The functionality and programming technique is same for all systems.

1.1.           HP

1.2.           IBM

1.3.           Sun

1.4.           AT&T

1.5.           AS400

1.6.           Bull

1.7.           Sequent

1.8.           SNI

1.9.           Compaq Digital

 

2.    Supported Database for SAP ERP

SAP is a back-end-free ERP system. That means the following Database can be used in SAP software. The functionality/programming technique is same for all database system.

2.1.           Oracle

2.2.           MS SQL

2.3.           Informix

2.4.           Sybase

2.5.           Adabas D

2.6.           DB2 for AIX

2.7.           DB2/400

 

3.    Supported Operating System for SAP

SAP can be installed on the following platforms (Operating systems):

3.1.           MS Windows NT

3.2.           OS/400

3.3.           Unix

3.4.           Solaris

3.5.           AIX

3.6.           HP UX

3.7.           Sinux

 

B) Complete SAP Modules:

1.    SAP Basis

1.1.           Security (BC - SEC)

1.2.           Application Link Enabling (ALE)

1.3.           Remote Function Calls (RFC)

1.4.           Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)

1.5.           Common Program Interface Communications (CPI-C)

1.6.           Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

1.7.           Customizing (BC-CUS)

1.8.           ABAP Programming and Runtime Environment (BC - ABA)

1.9.           Client Server Technology (BC - CST)

1.10.       Network Integration (BC - NET)

1.11.       Basis Services/ Communication Interfaces (BC - SRV)

1.12.       Computing Center Management System (BC - CCM)

1.13.       Upgrade General (BC - UPG)

1.14.       Change and Transport System (BC - CTS)

1.15.       Operating System Platform(BC - OP)

1.16.       Database Interface, database platforms (BC - DB)

1.17.       Front End Services (BC - FES)

1.18.       ABAP Workbench (BC - DWB)

1.19.       Documentation and Translation Tools (BC - DOC)

1.20.       Controls and Control Framework (BC - CI)

1.21.       Business Management (BC - BMT)

1.22.       Middleware (BC - MID)

1.23.       Computer Aided Test Tool (BC - CAT)

1.24.       Ready to Run R/3 (BC - BRR)

1.25.       Authorisations System Monitoring with CCMS Workload Alert Monitor

2.    ABAP/4 Programming

2.1             ABAP Workbench

2.2             Menu Painter

2.3             Screen Painter

2.4             Data Dictionary

2.5             SAP Script

2.6             Business Workflow (BC - WF)

2.7             ALE

2.8             EDI

2.9             Business Connector

2.10         Business Server Pages

2.11         Internet Application Server

2.12         Mercator Report Painter

2.13         ALV reporting

2.14         Report writer

2.15         Dialog Programming

2.16         Repository Information System

2.17         ABAP 00

2.18         IDOCS

2.19         LSMW

2.20         Smartforms

2.21         EBP

2.22         ASAP methodology

2.23         ABAP Query

 

3.    SAP FI (Financial Accounting)

3.1.           General Ledger Accounting (FI - GL)

3.2.           Special Ledger (FI - SL)

3.3.           Extended Ledger

3.4.           Accounts Payable (FI- AP)

3.5.           Accounts Receivable (FI - AR)

3.6.           Asset Accounting (FI - AA)

3.7.           Bank Accounting

3.8.           Funds Management (FI - FM)

3.9.           Travel Management (FI-TM)

3.10.       Consolidation

 

4.    SAP CO (Controlling)

4.1.           Cost Centre Accounting (CO - CCA)

4.2.           Overhead Cost Controlling (CO - OM)

4.3.           Activity Based Coding (CO - ABC)

4.4.           Product Cost Controlling (CO - PC)

4.5.           Profitability Analysis (CO - PA)

4.6.           Material Ledger (CO - ML)

 

5.    SAP EC (Enterprise Controlling)

5.1.           Consolidation (EC - CS)

5.2.           Executive Information System (EC-EIS)

5.3.           Profit Center Accounting (EC - PCA)

5.4.           Business Planning and Budgeting

 

6.    SAP TR (Treasury)

6.1.           Cash Management (TR - CM)

6.2.           Loans Management (TR - LM)

6.3.           Market Risk Management (TR - MRM)

6.4.           Treasury Management (TR - TM)

6.5.           Funds Management (TR - FM)

6.6.           Information System

 

7.    SAP IM (Investment Management)

7.1.           Investment Programmes

7.2.           Investment Measures (orders/products)

7.3.           Corporation Wide Budgeting

7.4.           Appropriation Requests

7.5.           Automatic Settlement of Fixed Assets

7.6.           Depreciation Forecast

7.7.           Information System

 

8.    SAP HR (Human Resource)

8.1.           Recruitment

8.2.           Personnel Administration

8.3.           Benefits Administration

8.4.           Compensation Management

8.5.           Personnel Development

8.6.           Organizational Management

8.7.           Travel Management

8.8.           Training and Events Management

8.9.           Personnel Planning

8.10.       Time Management

8.11.       Incentive

8.12.       Wages

8.13.       Workflow

8.14.       Payroll

8.15.       Internet Scenarios

8.16.       Information System

 

9.    SAP SD (Sales and Distribution)

9.1.           Master Data

9.2.           Sales

9.3.           Sales Support

9.4.           Sales Information System

9.5.           Billing

9.6.           Special Business Transactions

9.7.           Shipping

9.8.           Transportation

9.9.           Credit Control

9.10.       QM in SD

9.11.       Internet

9.12.       Foreign Trade

9.13.       Electronic Data Interchange

 

10.           SAP Logistics Information System

10.1.       Purchasing Information System

10.2.       Sales Information System

10.3.       Inventory Controlling

10.4.       Retail Information System

10.5.       Production Planning and Control Information System

10.6.       Plant Maintenance Information System

10.7.       Project Information System

 

11.           SAP MM (Materials Management)

11.1.       Purchasing

11.2.       Invoice Verification

11.3.       Logistics (General)

11.4.       Logistics Information System

11.5.       Inventory Management

11.6.       Inventory / Valuations

11.7.       Materials Planning

11.8.       Workflow

11.9.       External Services Management

11.10.  QM in MM

11.11.  Warehouse Management

 

12.           SAP PM (Plant Maintenance)

12.1.       Preventative Maintenance

12.2.       Maintenance Order Management

12.3.       Maintenance Projects

12.4.       Service Management

12.5.       Maintenance Planning

12.6.       Equipment and Technical Objects

12.7.       Structuring Technical Systems

12.8.       PM Processing

12.9.       Work Clearance Management

12.10.  Internet Scenarios

12.11.  Customising

12.12.  Information System

 

13.           SAP PP (Production Planning)

13.1.       Make to Order (CR)

13.2.       Make to Order (PIR)

13.3.       Repetitive Manufacturing

13.4.       PP for Process Industries (PP - PI)

13.5.       PP - Processes

13.6.       Sales and Operations Planning

13.7.       Capacity requirements

13.8.       Master Planning

13.9.       KANBAN

13.10.  Production Orders

13.11.  Product Cost Planning

13.12.  Plant Data Collection

13.13.  Assembly Orders

13.14.  Information System

 

14.           SAP QM - Quality Management

14.1.       Planning

14.2.       Inspections

14.3.       Notifications

14.4.       Control

14.5.       Certificates

14.6.       Test Equipment Management

14.7.       QM-IS

 

15.           SAP BW (Business Warehousing)

15.1.       Data Warehousing

15.2.       BI Suite - Business Explorer

15.3.       BI Platform

15.4.       ODS Structures

15.5.       Development Technologies

15.6.       Info Cube

15.7.       Design Build

 

16.           SAP CS (Customer Service)

16.1.       Service Processing

16.2.       Controlling

16.3.       Service Contracts

16.4.       Workflow in Customer Service

 

17.           SAP SMB

17.1.       SAP SMB

 

18.           SAP CA (Cross Application Components)

18.1.       SAP Business Workflow

18.2.       Application Link Enabling (ALE)

 

19.           SAP PS (Project Systems)

19.1.       Basic Data

19.2.       Operational Structures

19.3.       Project Planning

19.4.       Approval

19.5.       Information System

19.6.       Project Execution and Integration

19.7.       Work Breakdown Structure

 

20.           mySAP SRM (Supplier Relationship Management)

20.1.       Self Service Procurement

20.2.       Service Procurement

20.3.       Plan Driven Procurement

20.4.       Spend Analysis

20.5.       Strategic Sourcing

20.6.       Catalogue Content Management

 

21.           mySAP SEM

21.1.       Business Consolidation (SEM-BCS)

21.2.       Business Information Collection (SEM-BIC)

21.3.       Business Planning and Simulation (BW-BPS)

21.4.       Corporate Performance Monitor (SEM-CPM)

21.5.       Stakeholder Relationship Management (SEM-SRM)

 

22.           mySAP CRM (Customer Relationship Management)

22.1.       CRM Enterprise

22.2.       Field Applications

22.3.       Interaction Center

22.4.       E-Commerce

22.5.       Channel Management

22.6.       Industry Specific CRM

 

23.           mySAP Product Life Cycle Management

23.1.       Document Management

23.2.       Engineering Change Management

23.3.       Enterprise Content Management

23.4.       Classification

23.5.       Basic Data for Process Manufacturing

 

24.           SAP SCM (SAP Supply Chain Management)

24.1.       SCM Process and Business Scenarios

24.2.       SAP Forecasting and Replenishment

24.3.       SAP Advance Planning and Optimization (SAP - APO)

24.4.       SAP Inventory Collaboration Hub (SAP - OCH)

24.5.       SAP Event Management (SAP - EM)

24.6.       SCM Basis

 

25.           SAP Netweaver

25.1.       SAP Masterdata Management

25.2.       Information Integration

25.3.       Portal Content

25.4.       Process Integration

25.5.       Knowledge Management

25.6.       Life Cycle Management

25.7.       SAP Business Intelligence

25.8.       SAP Visual Composer

25.9.       People Integration

25.10.  Application Platform

25.11.  SAP Web Application Server

25.12.  SAP Business Information Warehouse

25.13.  SAP Solution Manager

25.14.  SAP Enterprise Portal

25.15.  SAP Mobile Engine

25.16.  Security

 

26.           SAP IS (Industry Solutions) / SAP for Industries

SAP has the following industries specific solutions:

26.1.       Aerospace & Defence

26.2.       Consumer Products

26.3.       Defence & Security

26.4.       Retail

26.5.       Insurance

26.6.       Mill Products

26.7.       Higher Education & Research

26.8.       Industrial Machinery & Components

26.9.       Logistics Service Providers

26.10.  Automotive

26.11.  Chemicals

26.12.  Pharmaceuticals

26.13.  Banking

26.14.  Telecoms

26.15.  Life Sciences

26.16.  Mining

26.17.  Public Sector

26.18.  Service Provider

26.19.  Media

26.20.  Healthcare

26.21.  Oil & Gas

26.22.  Utilities

26.23.  Postal Services

Besides the above functionalities and flexibilities, SAP also adding new features, new modules, new environment and new industry specific solutions to its flagship ERP product continuously.

From the above list of diversify functionality, industry-specific solution with hardware and database independency depicts the power of SAP in the arena of ERP world.

 

 

Copyright Haresh Pradhan, Sai Technology, Mahipalpur, New Delhi-110037

 


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