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SAP Project Management Pitfalls

How to Avoid the Most Common Pitfalls of an SAP Solution

Authors: Kalaimani, Jayaraman

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    • Tools, Methods & Accelerators for a successful Implementation
    • Real time case studies of failed implementation projects
    • Tips on effective planning, scheduling and budget controls
    • Managing Production Environment, Change Management and SAP Releases
    • Enhancing your SAP Consulting Skills

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About this book

Master the SAP product ecosystem, the client environment, and the feasibility of implementing critical business process with the required technical and functional configuration. SAP Project Management Pitfalls is the first book to provide you with real examples of the pitfalls that you can avoid, providing you with a road-map to a successful implementation.

Jay Kay, a SAP Program Manager for Capgemini, first takes a deep dive into common pitfalls in implementing SAP ERP projects in a complex IT landscape. You will learn about the potential causes of failures, study a selection of relevant project implementation case studies in the area, and see a range of possible countermeasures. Jay Kay also provides background on each - the significance of each implementation area, its relevance to a service company that implements SAP projects, and the current state of research.

Key highlights of the book:

  • Tools and techniques for project planning and templates for allocating resources
  • Industry standards and innovations in SAP implementation projects in the form of standard solutions aimed at successful implementation
  • Managing SAP system ECC upgrades, EHP updates and project patches
  • Learn effective ways to implement robust SAP release management practices (change management, BAU)

Wearing a practitioner’s insight, Jay Kay explores the relevance of each failed implementation scenario and how to support your company or clients to succeed in a SAP implementation. There are many considerations when implementing SAP, but as you will learn, knowledge, insight, and effective tools to mitigate risks can take you to a successful implementation project.

About the authors

Jay Kay is an SAP professional with over 20+ years of experience in the Industry. He has worked with various clients in the US, EUR & APJ with successful ERP Implementations, Upgrade and Rollout projects. He is a trainer at SAP Academy in India and a frequent blogger helping clients to achieve the project management goals.  

Table of contents (24 chapters)

  • Introduction to SAP Enterprise Software

    Kalaimani, Jayaraman

    Pages 1-23

  • Implementing SAP with ASAP 8 Agile Methodology

    Kalaimani, Jayaraman

    Pages 25-45

  • Implementing SAP using Tools, Methods, and Accelerators

    Kalaimani, Jayaraman

    Pages 47-64

  • Key SAP Implementation Challenges

    Kalaimani, Jayaraman

    Pages 65-77

  • Approach to SAP Testing and QM Best Practices

    Kalaimani, Jayaraman

    Pages 79-91

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1389-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $44.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1390-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
SAP Project Management Pitfalls
Book Subtitle
How to Avoid the Most Common Pitfalls of an SAP Solution
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Jayaraman Kalaimani
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-1389-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-1389-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-1390-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 325
Number of Illustrations
161 b/w illustrations
Topics