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SAP ERP

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    SAP ERP software is a proven foundation for the world's largest organizations. Streamline procurement, manufacturing, service, sales, finance, and HR processes.
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    SAP ERP Reviews (15)

    • Our company has over 100 different manufacturing sites and over 300 sales offices globally. SAP is a great platform for pulling the data together from all the... Read More
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      Jeffrey S.
      User in Food & Beverages
    • SAP ERP is a powerful tool that is extremely rich in capabilities- especially across the core functions of finance, materials management, sales & distribution and... Read More
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      Manik A.
      Consultant in Management Consulting
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    Great system for managing business processes and data across an enterprise

    What do you like best?

    This system is very flexible and if configured properly can handle a vast majority of end-to-end business processes (order to cash, procure to pay, financials and controlling, etc). In the past, the user interface was a major concern but SAP has taken steps to address this (screen personas, web UI, etc). Additional SAP Components (CRM, SRM, BI, etc...) can be bolted on to handle additional processes and SAP has a few different middleware options for processes that need to be handled across multiple systems.

    What do you dislike?

    Because the system can be configured and enhanced to do such a wide variety of things, it is also easy to configure incorrectly and once something is in production, it can be difficult to go back and change. Also because of the complexity of the system, there are numerous consultants that claim to be SAP "Experts" in one or more functional areas but don't really have the skills needed to ensure that what's being implemented actually meets the needs of the business, which ultimately drives up costs when things have to be redesigned later.

    Recommendations to others considering the product

    Map your business processes out carefully prior to starting any implementation and make sure to hire people with prior experience, preferably in your specific industry, to oversee it. Using outside contractors to do the actual physical work is fine but don't let them run the show. SAP is an extremely powerful too, but only when it's configured properly.

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    Very user friendly and easy to learn

    What do you like best?

    Easy to learn and handy.You just have to know Tcodes

    What do you dislike?

    the tcodes- you have to know all the tcodes

    What business problems are you solving? What benefits have you realized?

    I am business analyst and i am suppose supply chain

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    Great platform for data management

    What do you like best?

    Our company has over 100 different manufacturing sites and over 300 sales offices globally. SAP is a great platform for pulling the data together from all the operations. SAP easily allows you to access data on sales volume, part number usage, operational efficiencies, really any piece of data that you need to run your business on a global platform.

    What do you dislike?

    The initial implementation is difficult and if you acquire companies that had SAP previous versions the migration up to the current SAP version from those is not easy.

    Also admininstration is limited due to the impact it may have on global sites, so individual site customization is not recommended.

    Recommendations to others considering the product

    This is really not the most manufacturing friendly ERP system on the market, but is a great tool for data management across multiple business units.

    For the implementation, you really need a strong internal team that understands all parts of you business in order to make the implementation as painless as possible.

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    SAP ERP

    What do you like best?

    Versatile to fit many different business needs, automate and streamline business processes

    What do you dislike?

    SAP is a complex solution and requires years and years of experience to master.

    What business problems are you solving? What benefits have you realized?

    Sales Order to Cash

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    heavy professional services to put in. great product if you have deep pockets

    What do you like best?

    Sap has a very strong core for transactional data. Procedures and process can be freely defined and controlled.

    What do you dislike?

    The interface is old and clunky. Process take too many button clicks.

    High level of training required just to understand which search box to use.

    Recommendations to others considering the product

    Try a newer erp player. Sap needs very deep pockets to work

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