SAP is a very fast growing marketplace with more than 48,000 customers in 120 countries. SAP plans to aggressively grow its customer base to 100,000 by 2010. Partners are already generating billions of dollars in revenues. The question is: How can you leverage SAP for your business? This book provides answers and gives interested readers an overview of the multiple options to partner with SAP. ------ The SAP Partnering Handbook is an excellent starting point for anybody in the software industry who wants to leverage the huge SAP ecosystem for their strategic growth plans and learn how to partner with SAP. Franz Baljer / President of the International Association for SAP Partners (IA4SP) ------ This book is a must read for those wanting to invest in a partnership with SAP. It not only provides a very good overview of the various partner programs but also provides guidelines on how to leverage them for your own benefit. Paul Jozefak / Venture Capitalist at Neuhaus Partners and formerly at SAP Ventures About the Authors: This book was written by a small team of seasoned SAP partnership experts and business development experts at Synomic, a boutique management consultancy with a focus on the SAP ecosystem and software start-ups. The founder of Synomic is Ralf Meyer, who has more than 25 years of experience in the Enterprise Software industry and who has a successful management track record at both SAP AG and international SAP software partners. Consulting services provided by Synomic include: - Alliance Management Consulting - Business & Corporate Development Consulting - Go-To-Market Services Ralf is also a co-founder and active member of the International Association for SAP Partners e.V. (IA4SP), based in Walldorf /Germany. You can e-mail the authors at email@example.com Further information on Synomic can be found at www.synomic.com Information on IA4SP can be found at www.ia4sp.org
This book focusses on the after sales business and presents the Service Parts Planning (SPP) solution which was developed by SAP in a joint effort with Caterpillar and Ford in order to address the specific planning problems of service parts. The book explains the processes, structures, and functions of this solution and is targeted at decision makers, project members and project managers who are involved in an implementation of SAP Service Parts Planning or for users who want to gain a better understanding of the state of art in spare parts planning and the SAP Service Parts Planning software.
Replace emergency stocks with active logistics. Reduce your delivery times down to zero or almost zero or have your orders automatically processed. Reduce your inventories drastically and show that you can control your missing parts with the right tools. The reference book - a must have for: Top buyers Professional dispatchers Outstanding production planners Excellent senior SAP logistics consultants Logistics managers who would like to control and continue to optimise their logistics. Proactive controllers who want to synchronise the value-creation with the controlling Verify whether you can improve your logistics management to a world-class level in 10 steps with the aid of your SAP logistics software. Identify liquidity killers and eliminate them. Plan your key indicators for the upcoming months and show that you can master the art of logistics optimisation with an SAP system. Make your MRP controllers the best in the world. Peter F. Alderman An SAP logistics expert with more than 20 years of SAP experience and a pragmatist among the SAP® consultants. His primary focus is on the users because only they are able to make a professional logistics system even better. A system is only then very good if the person who operates it is also very good. Thus, we must focus on the person. Thomas Luedke A project manager, logistics expert and SAP pragmatist with many years of experience who ensures that the goals that have been set are also attained. The key factors for successful project management are open communication, the right equipment and confidence in the employees. Take care of your team, and then your team will take care of the ´rest´. Klaus Reinschmidt A top SAP expert for master data and migration with 30 years of SAP experience. He manages the projects as a consultant, team lead or project manager. An SAP system can only then run seamlessly if the master data are perfect.