From the Back Cover
The SAP Process Library is the standard literature needed to analyze, describe and understand the enterprise resource planning processes of mySAP.com. Based on MindMapping methodology, the authors provide a method for preparing business processes that results in a series of knowledge maps. These are graphical pictures that clarify circumstances, reveal corporate dependencies, and focus on solving problems. In conjunction with business engineering, the Process Library sets up organizational structures, business processes and knowledge management systems. The process areas are clearly explained with knowledge maps and EnjoySAP screenshots to illustrate each point. The case studies, hints and tricks, clear explanations of business management, and insights from SAP consultants will enable you to take on the task of analyzing processes for yourself.
This book forms the core of the Process Library, covering business engineering, knowledge management, and how to work with knowledge maps. Along with the general topic of implementing a software solution, Analyze and Understand SAP Processes with Knowledge Maps deals with the basics of mySAP.com. The authors explain what knowledge maps are, how they are derived from the MindMapping method and how they are used in real-life situations. They describe the methodological basics of process analysis in terms of business engineering and knowledge management, and also provide concrete examples of knowledge maps with the Process Library.
- Knowledge maps
- The MindMapping method
- LEGO chain structure
- Process analysis
- Knowledge management
- Revenue and cost controlling
About the Author
Jurgen Rohricht has been a consultant in the area of financial accounting for SAP since 1994. He has considerable experience in dealing with the implementation and functionality of the R/3 system on national and international projects. He has worked as both a co-project manager and a marketing manager.
Thomas Teufel has been with SAP since 1993 and has put the process-oriented approach into practice in a number of consultancy projects. He focusses on process orientation and the development of creative methodology in knowledge management. He also lectures at the Technical College in Mannheim, Germany.
Birgit Teufel-Weiss has been a consultant in the area of financial accounting since 1994. She works for SFO, a SAP logo partner, who work on company solutions (R/3 ready-to-work). She is a believer in simple and pragmatic ways of implementing R/3, which is of particular importance to the medium-sized companies that SFO target.
Peter Willems has been working with SAP as a consultant in logistics since 1994. He spent three years as an application and integration consultant in the area of sales, distribution and service management. He has been working mainly as a project manager for process-oriented SAP R/3 implementations since 1997.