SAP is one of the most widely used ERP software and has specialized modules for many core and advanced business segments. It allows a complete automation of the business flow, along with extensive reporting and analytic abilities that help in better business management and optimization. SAP commands an enormous market share across the world and has been tuning itself as one of the most strategic software asset for an enterprise. Ranging from HR, Financials, Material Management, Production etc-SAP can also take care of specialized needs such as Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Reporting, HANA as well as industry specific solution such as SAP IS (Petrochemicals etc).
SAP Consultants (Functional and Technical) deal with configuration and programming of the specific SAP module as per the requirements of the enterprise. Lets take a look at the classification of different types of SAP projects along with a brief description of each.
1)Real Time Implementation Projects: A real time implementation project is when an complete implementation is made based on the existing enterprise requirement. It involves identifying or analysis of the business requirements, providing a solution schema and the final SAP implementation and deployment.
2) Upgradation project: An upgradation project is a version upgrade of an existing SAP system. It may also involve adding new capabilities.
3) Enhancements to the existing Implementation project: An enhancement to an existing project is one of the most common types of an SAP project. It involves adding new capabilities to the existing system based on the new requirements and can also involve integrations etc.
4) Support projects: A Support project in SAP is a continuous support to an existing implementation. It involves providing functional support for SAP users, solving technical tickets, creating access credentials, management etc.