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SAP Project Management Pitfalls

How to Avoid the Most Common Pitfalls of an SAP Solution

  • Authors
  • Tools, Methods & Accelerators for a successful Implementation

  • Real time case studies of failed implementation projects

  • Tips on effective planning, scheduling and budget controls

  • Managing Production Environment, Change Management and SAP Releases

  • Enhancing your SAP Consulting Skills


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 1-23
  3. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 25-45
  4. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 65-77
  5. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 79-91
  6. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 93-105
  7. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 115-135
  8. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 137-143
  9. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 145-157
  10. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 159-164
  11. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 165-174
  12. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 175-180
  13. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 181-194
  14. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 195-206
  15. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 207-223
  16. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 225-234
  17. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 235-246
  18. Jayaraman Kalaimani
    Pages 247-260

About this book


Master the SAP product ecosystem, the client environment, and the feasibility of implementing critical business process with the required technical and functional configuration. SAP Project Management Pitfalls is the first book to provide you with real examples of the pitfalls that you can avoid, providing you with a road-map to a successful implementation.

Jay Kay, a SAP Program Manager for Capgemini, first takes a deep dive into common pitfalls in implementing SAP ERP projects in a complex IT landscape. You will learn about the potential causes of failures, study a selection of relevant project implementation case studies in the area, and see a range of possible countermeasures. Jay Kay also provides background on each - the significance of each implementation area, its relevance to a service company that implements SAP projects, and the current state of research.

Key highlights of the book:

  • Tools and techniques for project planning and templates for allocating resources
  • Industry standards and innovations in SAP implementation projects in the form of standard solutions aimed at successful implementation
  • Managing SAP system ECC upgrades, EHP updates and project patches
  • Learn effective ways to implement robust SAP release management practices (change management, BAU)

Wearing a practitioner’s insight, Jay Kay explores the relevance of each failed implementation scenario and how to support your company or clients to succeed in a SAP implementation. There are many considerations when implementing SAP, but as you will learn, knowledge, insight, and effective tools to mitigate risks can take you to a successful implementation project.


SAP SAP Enterprise SAP Implementation Release Management SAP Enterprise Portal SAP HANA SAP Transport Management SAP Governance SAP Project Manager SAP Pitfalls Management

About the authors

Jay Kay is an SAP professional with over 20+ years of experience in the Industry. He has worked with various clients in the US, EUR & APJ with successful ERP Implementations, Upgrade and Rollout projects. He is a trainer at SAP Academy in India and a frequent blogger helping clients to achieve the project management goals.  

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