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About SAP

SHORT SAP, the world's leading ERP provider, (Business Software), stands for Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing. SAP delivers products and services that help accelerate business innovation. Today, customers in more than 120 countries run SAP application very successfully. Found in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP currently has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide and is listed on several stock exchanges, including the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and NYSE under the symbol "SAP".


SAP ERP Human Capital Management (SAP ERP HCM) is a comprehensive, integrated human resources management solution that delivers unmatched global capability. SAP ERP HCM gives organizations of all sizes, industries, and regions, the tools needed to manage the most important asset: your people. The solution provides the framework to help execute, human resources (HR) professionals, and line-of-business leaders to:


Key features and functions include the following

• Talent management / End user service delivery.

• Workforce process management.


ABAP stands for Advanced Business Application Programming. ABAP is the programming language used to make up the SAP application. ABAP programming is applied in workflows, Web dynpro, Report writing and enhancement.


Key features and functions include the following

• SAP solution programming techniques

• SAP solution programming tools

3. Managing Accounts

SAP financial account application deals in management accounting followed by best industry practices which provides evaluation and recording of financial data as the basis for all cost- and revenue-related reporting.


Key features and functions include the following

• Profit center accounting.

• Cost center and internal order accounting.

• Project accounting.

• Investment management.

• Product cost accounting.

• Transfer pricing.

4. Financial Accounting

Financial Accounting Company-wide control and integration of financial information is essential to strategic decision making. SAP ERP gives you the ability, to centrally track financial accounting data within an international framework of multiple companies, languages, currencies, and charts of accounts. The Financial Accounting function complies with international accounting standards such as US-GAAP and IFRS.


Key features and functions include the following

• Fixed asset, accrual, bank, cash journal.

• Inventory and tax accounting General.

• Ledger, Accounts Parallel valuations.

• Receivable/accounts payable AR/AP.

• Fast close functions, financial statements.

5. Sales & Distribution

SAP application under the logistics deals in sales and distribution. The Sales & Service area addresses the customer focusing processes like selling products and services and providing aftermarket services. It enables sales organizations to manage the sales cycle, sales and service orders and the subsequent activities.


Key features and functions include the following

• Sales order management.

• Aftermarket sales & service.

• Professional delivery service.

6. Production Planning

Manufacturing in SAP ERP supports the whole process of production planning and execution integrated with shop-floor systems in a wide variety of industries. Customers gain higher-quality products through optimal planning, scheduling and sequence production on the factory floor as well as improved manufacturing operations with better visibility and transparency. With SAP ERP, customers can react to unexpected changes in the production process.


Key features and functions include the following

• Production planning.

• Production execution.

7. Material Management

With SAP ERP Operations, you can manage end-to end logistics for complete business cycles. The solution enables a wide range of activities, from self-service requisitioning to flexible payment processing, including management of material flows.


Key features and functions include the following

• Procurement, Supplier collaboration.

• Inventory & Warehouse management.

• Inbound & outbound logistics.

8. Plant Maintenance

Plant maintenance is a complete solution for achieving optimal condition of assets with the least amount of costs and the best possible asset performance for those operating a plant. It helps companies to better manage capital expenditure, reduce operating costs, improve asset utilization and collaborate with engineering and maintenance contractors.

Key features and functions include the following

• Reduce administration, improve business processes.

• Improve asset and maintenance management.

9. Quality Management

Quality management is the comprehensive solution that supports the company throughout the product life cycle and along the supply chain. It offers a wide range of functions and collaborative services, which are fully integrated into SAP ERP, for assuring and managing the quality of products and assets. It also focuses on prevention and continuous process improvement collaboration and sustained quality control.

Key features and functions include the following

• Trigger inspections, Draw samples.

• Confirm samples, Record problems.

• Manage & coordinate problem.

• Notifications, Analytical reporting.

10. Project Systems

A project system enables portfolio managers to better identify, select, prioritize, and manage a portfolio of projects. Portfolio management includes key performance metrics on budgets, schedules, and staffing. This centralized view of performing and at-risk elements is critical for managing enterprise-wide project portfolios.


Key features and functions include the following

• Project/Subproject management.

• Resource & time management.

11. Business Intelligence

SAP application Business Intelligence is a real-time access to relevant information – processing vast amounts of data instantly, so that users have the facts they need for informed decisions. Get the precise information decision maker need at anytime and anywhere, even from mobile devices. Respond to events as they unfold. Plan for success, knowing that organization is able to adapt to constant change and take advantage of SAP guidance, best practices, and tools that support continuous improvement.

Key features and functions include the following

• Analytical reporting for decision making.

• Large data complex processing.

12. SAP Mobile Applications

Quickly build and deploy mobile apps that keep your workforce and customers connected and engaged – with the SAP Mobile Platform. This industry-leading mobile application development platform can help make your mobile strategy a reality – faster – with packaged and custom-developed apps for any device.

Key features and functions include the following:

• Rely on a proven, future-proof mobile application development platform from a company you can trust

• Deliver innovative business and consumer apps built with existing developer skills and tools

• Reduce costs with a single, multi-purpose development platform – on-premise or in the cloud

• Tap into a community of resources and connections to speed application development