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– Thorsten Franz, Enterprise Architect, AOK Systems


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– Anooj Behanan, Senior SAP HANABusiness, Intelligence Consultant


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– Kevin Grove, Sr SAP Basis Consultant, Connective-Talent

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– Ajay Maheshwari, Lead Consultant, Infosys

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  1. Ranendra parida

    After reading many articles I am still not clear about SAP and ERP. I would be glad, if any one can help me explain the concept of SAP and ERP separately. Are they both interrelated

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    1. Dheen AJ

      Hi,

      First of all, I wanna start with abbreviation ” SAP –> System Applications and Products in Data Processing.

      ERP –> Enterprise Resource Planning  like  Software product for eg: SAP, Microsoft,oracle,peoplesoft..

      One more important term ” ECC –> Enterprise Central Component ”  . ERP was later called as ECC.

      ECC has been divided ino the below types:

      1)SAP R/3  Enterprise ( 4.7 x ) – Very older version, SAP planning to stop giving support.

      SAP BASIS 6.20

      2)SAP ERP 2004

      SAP netweaver 2004

      BASIS 6.40, ECC 5.0

      3) SAP ERP 2005

      SAP netweaver 2004s

      BASIS 7.00, ECC 6.0

      I hope this ll be solved ur doubts. If We are new to SAP, first few days We stuck with terms and products. After starting to work with environment, We can familiar with SAP

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    2. soman choudhury

      Hi Ranendra,

      Good question, I like it. Without foundation how building can be construct.

      Let me explain your queries- ERP-It’s abbreviated for Enterprise Resource Planning. 

      It means resources: MAN, MACHINE, MATERIAL, MONEY & METHOD. How to use these resources in an effective way so that one organization can achieve its business goal as well as smooth day to day  business process & employee satisfaction by using these 5M’s.

      SAP is an ERP package which is tightly integrated with all functional modules such as SD (Sales & Distribution), FI/CO (Finance/Control), MM (Material Management), HR (Human Resource), PP (Production Planning) and many more modules. All these modules are implemented in a manufacturing company. The end user (Employee of company) works in these modules in their day to day business transaction. SAP facilitates a platform to its business partner how to use these resources in an effective and planned way.

      Other ERP packages also available in market such as people soft, oracle, Baan and Siebal, but SAP is so famous because of its tightly integrated with all functional modules and having a solution for all the functional departments in an organization. It’s is abbreviated for System Application & Product.

      I hope now you may clear your doubts between SAP and ERP. Your feedback is greatly accepted.

      Thanks,

      Regards

      Soman.

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    3. soman choudhury

      Hi Ranendra,

      Good question, I like it. Without foundation how building can be construct.

      Let me explain your queries- ERP-It’s abbreviated for Enterprise Resource Planning. 

      It means resources: MAN, MACHINE, MATERIAL, MONEY & METHOD. How to use these resources in an effective way so that one organization can achieve its business goal as well as smooth day to day  business process & employee satisfaction by using these 5M’s.

      SAP is an ERP package which is tightly integrated with all functional modules such as SD (Sales & Distribution), FI/CO (Finance/Control), MM (Material Management), HR (Human Resource), PP (Production Planning) and many more modules. All these modules are implemented in a manufacturing company. The end user (Employee of company) works in these modules in their day to day business transaction. SAP facilitates a platform to its business partner how to use these resources in an effective and planned way.

      Other ERP packages also available in market such as people soft, oracle, Baan and Siebal, but SAP is so famous because of its tightly integrated with all functional modules and having a solution for all the functional departments in an organization. It’s is abbreviated for System Application & Product.

      I hope now you may clear your doubts between SAP and ERP. Your feedback is greatly accepted.

      Thanks,

      Regards

      Soman.

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  2. Humberto Velleca

    In the wiki-world of today, community is key in driving success. Fortunately, SAP has the capacity to build a strong community surrounding a strong brand.

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  3. Truyền Lê Minh

    ERP is a general architecture and comprehensive of enteprise software systems. A ERP include many modules. One is responsible for a department, has a standardized business process. And all of the modules are flexible connected. So the connection and maintenance are efficiency and little effort.

    Summary, ERP helps a Enterprise has standardized business processes, and the Management covers the entire operation of the enterprises.

    In addition, the integration expert systems with ERP is perfect. The expert systems is responsible for senior executives and managements.

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  4. akhilesh mittal

    hi all,

    Im very new to this community.

    Im an IT guy trying to get into SAP. I need to enhance my knowledge in TechnoFunctional (MM+ABAP) side. i have the basic knowledge for the same. But i want to enhance it to become an expert. Please help me by providing the valuable links.

    I will be greatly obliged.

    Thanks,

    Regards,

    Akhilesh

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