SAP Enterprise Portfolio and Project Management: A Guide to Implement, Integrate, and Deploy EPPM Solutions, 1st Edition

  • 4h 2m
  • Joseph Alexander Soosaimuthu
  • Apress
  • 2022

Learn the fundamentals of SAP Enterprise Project and Portfolio management Project Systems (PS), Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) and Commercial Project Management (CPM) and their integration with other SAP modules. This book covers various business scenarios from different industries including the public sector, engineering and construction, professional services, telecom, mining, chemical, and pharmaceutical.

Author Joseph Alexander Soosaimuthu will help you understand common business challenges and pain areas faced in portfolio, program and project management, and will provide suitable recommendations to overcome these challenges. This book not only suggests solutions within SAP, but also provides workarounds or integrations with third-party tools based on various Industry-specific business requirements.

SAP Portfolio and Project Management addresses commonly asked questions regarding SAP EPPM implementation and deployment, and conveys a framework to facilitate engagement and discussion with key stakeholders. This provides coverage of SAP on-premise solutions with ECC 6.08 and SAP PPM 6.1 deployed on the same client, as well as S/4 HANA On-Premise 2020 with integration to BPC and BI/W systems. Interface with other third-party schedule management, estimation, costing and forecasting applications are also covered in this book.

After completing SAP Portfolio and Project Management, you will be able to implement SAP Enterprise Portfolio and Project Management based on industry best practices. For your reference, you’ll also gain a list of development objects and a functionality list by Industry, and a Fiori apps list for Enterprise Portfolio and Project Management (EPPM).

You Will:

  • Understand the fundamentals of project, program and portfolio management within SAP EPPM
  • Master the art of forecasting and scheduling production and plant maintenance
  • Gain knowledge of the different interface options for scheduling, estimation, costing and forecasting third party applications
  • Learn EPPM industry best practices, and how to address industry-specific business challenges
  • Leverage operational and strategic reporting within EPPM

About the Author

Joseph Alexander Soosaimuthu is a professionally-certified Business Process and Integration expert with 17+ years of SAP consulting experience, and has been involved in 10 end-to-end implementation projects in APJ, MENA and EUR. Joseph has worked 4+ years with SAP as a Senior SAP Consultant, and during his tenure was involved in 3 major global professional service implementations in EUR and APJ. Joseph has extensive solution design, delivery and operations experience and has worked in various capacities, including functional expert, data migration expert, solution architect, and roll-out manager.

Joseph earned a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree from the National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NITT), India, and has been certified in areas such as Project System (SAP PS), Management Accounting (SAP CO), Solution Manager (SAP Solman) and Business Foundation and Integration (SAP TERP10).

In addition to SAP Project Management, Joseph is passionate about emerging technologies such as AI, automation, blockchain and the Internet of Things (IOT).

In this Book

  • Enterprise Project, Program, and Portfolio Management Fundamentals
  • SAP Enterprise Portfolio and Project Management Using SAP PS, PPM, and CPM
  • Interface with Scheduling, Estimation, Costing, and Forecasting Applications
  • Industry Best Practices and Business Recommendations
  • Reporting and Analytics—Operational and Strategic