Prepare for and master an SAP implementation!

The SAP Blue Book A Concise Business Guide to the World of SAP

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190 pages, , Print edition paperback
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190 pages,
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190 pages, , Print edition paperback
E-book formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-59229-816-7
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.
  • SAP: what it is, how it works, and what it costs
  • Apply best practices to implementation planning and avoid common pitfalls
  • Gain maximum benefits, manage change, and learn how to thrive after go-live
About the Book About the E-book 190 pages, paperback, 0.5 in. With contributions from Michael Connor. Reference book format 5.5 x 8.5 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Perfect-bound. Reader-friendly serif font (Linotype Syntax 9 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (2 MB), EPUB (4.9 MB), and MOBI file (11 MB) for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  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 Education

    Learn what you need to do to reach, teach, and train everyone involved in the SAP implementation, from executive management to end users.

Highlights include:

  • SAP readiness
  • Business benefits
  • SAP implementations
  • Consulting
  • Business transformation
  • Training and education
  • Change management
»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.«
—Jon Reed,

Michael Doane has 35 years of business and information systems experience, including 12 years of industry, 16 years in enterprise application consulting, and six years as an industry analyst.

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