The SAP Blue Book
You’re considering implementing SAP. Are you sure you’re ready? Learn from an industry expert what it means to implement SAP—and which changes it will bring to your company. With Michael Doane’s latest edition of The SAP Blue Book, you’ll discover how to assess your organization’s “SAP maturity,” achieve measurable business benefits, and build a Center of Excellence before you start setting up the project.
1. SAP in a Nutshell
Distinguish SAP from your legacy systems and understand what makes SAP an intuitive choice.
2. SAP Maturity
Learn how to assess company strategy, structure, and attitude to best prepare for an implementation.
3. Business/IT Alignment
Anticipate where the realms of business and IT will overlap in your SAP implementation.
4. SAP Training
Learn what you need to do to reach, teach, and train everyone involved in the SAP implementation, from executive management to end users.
“The writing is excellent. The history of SAP is so easy to read and informative. Experienced folks will appreciate the review and novices will find it clear and entertaining.”
“A sourcebook that informs and demystifies the phenomenon of SAP. Filled with charts, tables, case studies, and more than a touch of humor.”
Author of Implementing SAP R/3
(Prentice Hall, 1997)
Highlights include: - What is SAP?
- Challenges in SAP projects
- Assessing an organization‘s readiness for SAP
- SAP project and system life-cycle
- Post-implementation pitfalls
- Center of Excellence
- Measuring business benefits
- Selecting and managing external consultants
- Management and end-user training
Apply best practices to implementation planning and avoid common pitfalls