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Manufacturers are using IIoT data they gather with the SAP Enterprise Asset Management platform to provide predictive maintenance services to customers and to sell machine uptime.

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  • SAP MM (SAP Materials Management)

    SAP MM (Materials Management) is a module in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) that provides companies with materials, inventory and warehouse management capabilities.

  • SAP NetWeaver

    SAP NetWeaver is a technology platform that allows organizations to integrate data, business processes, elements and more from a variety of sources into unified SAP environments.

  • SAP Business Suite

    SAP Business Suite is a bundle of end-to-end enterprise software applications that integrate data, processes and functions for important areas such as finance, sales and HR, as well as industry-focused features.

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BI/data mgmt

Through SAP data management, SAP users can clean their data, create reports on the fly and set up dashboards. SAP data management entails SAP business intelligence, SAP business information warehouse, SAP MDM, analytics and reporting, SAP CPM software, and governance, reporting and compliance (GRC).

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  • SAP BW (Business Warehouse)

    SAP Business Warehouse (BW) is a model-driven data warehousing product based on the SAP NetWeaver ABAP platform.

  • SAP Data Hub

    SAP Data Hub is software that enables organizations to manage and govern the flow of data from a variety of sources across the enterprise.

  • SAP BusinessObjects BI

    SAP BusinessObjects BI (SAP BO, also historically BOBJ) is a reporting and analytics business intelligence (BI) platform aimed at business users.

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SAP developer tools

SAP development tools are often essential in getting the most from an SAP system. Read SAP programming tips and expert advice on how to customize, configure and extend applications and stay up on the important news about key SAP development tools like NetWeaver and ABAP.

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  • SAP Cloud Platform

    SAP Cloud Platform (SCP) is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) product that provides a development and runtime environment for cloud applications.

  • SAP Fiori

    SAP Fiori is a design language and user experience approach developed by SAP for use by SAP, its customers and its partners in business applications.

  • SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface)

    SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface) is a standard interface to the business object models in SAP products.

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ERP software and related modules

SAP ERP software and modules are meant to help businesses get real-time updates across the organization. Our experts and writers tackle the issues posed by SAP's staggering array of modules -- from the traditional core modules such as financial accounting and controlling to newer offerings -- including implementation strategies and best practices.

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  • SAP MM (SAP Materials Management)

    SAP MM (Materials Management) is a module in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) that provides companies with materials, inventory and warehouse management capabilities.

  • SAP Business Suite

    SAP Business Suite is a bundle of end-to-end enterprise software applications that integrate data, processes and functions for important areas such as finance, sales and HR, as well as industry-focused features.

  • Fieldglass

    SAP Fieldglass is a cloud-based software platform that allows companies to manage external workforces, including contractors, temporary workers, contingent labor, and statement of work (SOW) employees.

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HANA

SAP HANA, an in-memory database and application development platform for processing high volumes of data in real time, is SAP's highest profile product. Read the latest news and expert advice about the SAP HANA platform as the architecture evolves. Also, independent case studies detail lessons learned from peers about their implementation of the SAP HANA architecture.

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  • SAP Business Suite

    SAP Business Suite is a bundle of end-to-end enterprise software applications that integrate data, processes and functions for important areas such as finance, sales and HR, as well as industry-focused features.

  • SAP HEC (HANA Enterprise Cloud)

    SAP HEC (HANA Enterprise Cloud) is a managed, private cloud hosting service for SAP HANA and its related applications.

  • SAP HANA

    SAP HANA is an in-memory database and application development platform for processing high volumes of data in real time.

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Infrastructure and cloud

SAP infrastructure is rapidly evolving from on-premises servers to public clouds, private clouds and cloud-like hosting services. Most owners of SAP software need to maintain a mix of infrastructure technologies while constantly monitoring opportunities to save money and minimize risk, and these tips and news updates can help.

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  • two-tier ERP

    Two-tier ERP is a technology strategy taken by large, multinational enterprises that uses tier 1 ERP for financials and other core common processes at the corporate level and tier 2 ERP for divisions, subsidiaries and smaller locations of the company to address specific needs.

  • SAP Cloud Platform

    SAP Cloud Platform (SCP) is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) product that provides a development and runtime environment for cloud applications.

  • SAP Fiori

    SAP Fiori is a design language and user experience approach developed by SAP for use by SAP, its customers and its partners in business applications.

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Integration tools

SAP integration once mainly meant integrating SAP systems with non-SAP systems, but now encompasses a range of issues, such as integrating big data sources into SAP applications. Learn how to sort out the complex issues surrounding SAP integration and tools, including best practices, expert advice and independent case studies with lessons learned from peers.

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  • SAP NetWeaver

    SAP NetWeaver is a technology platform that allows organizations to integrate data, business processes, elements and more from a variety of sources into unified SAP environments.

  • SAP Cloud Platform

    SAP Cloud Platform (SCP) is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) product that provides a development and runtime environment for cloud applications.

  • WGate (Web gateway)

    WGate (for Web gateway) is one of two major components of the Internet Transaction Server (ITS) from SAP, the software company that provides a popular set of programs for managing a large enterprise.

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Leonardo

SAP launched SAP Leonardo to help businesses catalyze digital transformation. The umbrella brand bundles SAP IoT, machine learning, big data, advanced analytics, 3D printing, and blockchain on a cloud-based platform, but its exact composition and architecture are a work in progress and can be confusing. Our experts demystify Leonardo with in-depth reporting and real-life case studies.

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  • SAP Leonardo

    SAP Leonardo is a collection of software and services that organizations can use to develop digital transformation applications.

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S/4HANA

Built on the HANA in-memory platform, the SAP S/4HANA architecture is the next generation of the Business Suite ERP platform, which SAP will no longer support after 2025. Although 2025 may seem far off, experts say you should start planning your migration now. Look to our experts for migration tips and SAP S/4HANA best practices.

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  • SAP S/4HANA

    SAP S/4HANA is an ERP business suite based on the SAP HANA in-memory database that allows companies to perform transactions and analyze business data in real-time.

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud

    SAP S/4HANA Cloud is a SaaS version of SAP S/4HANA ERP, a suite of integrated business applications.

  • SAP S/4HANA HCM

    SAP S/4HANA HCM is the unofficial name of a product SAP will release in 2023 as a bridge to give SAP ERP HCM users more time to migrate to SAP's cloud HCM platform, SuccessFactors.

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Selection and implementation

As SAP transforms its products to serve the intelligent enterprise, organizations must review modern features as part of their SAP ERP system, whether they are on premises or in the cloud. Read the latest news and expert advice about SAP selection and implementation. Also, independent case studies detail lessons learned from peers about their SAP ERP implementation.

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  • SAP Business Suite

    SAP Business Suite is a bundle of end-to-end enterprise software applications that integrate data, processes and functions for important areas such as finance, sales and HR, as well as industry-focused features.

  • PeopleSoft

    PeopleSoft is an e-business software product line owned by Oracle.

  • SAP

    SAP SE, a global software company, is one of the largest vendors of ERP and other enterprise applications, including SAP HANA. The company is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany.

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