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Sap implementation project terms

  1. 1. Concept Definition ***Activities involved in (1) defining and installing new values, attitudes, norms, and behaviors within an organization that support new ways of doing work andCHANGE overcome resistance to change; (2) building consensus among customers andMANAGEMENT stakeholders on specific changes designed to better meet their needs; and (3) planning, testing, and implementing all aspects of the transition from one organizational structure or business process to another. All documentation that is required and being delivered whilst performing changeCHANGE management, e.g. the functional test cases and all the other documents aMANAGEMENT new end-user of SAP requires and the various tools and approaches used toDOCUMENTATION. manage change by the TSO. Determination of where and when the costs are inquired within the context ofCOST OF OWNERSHIP the SAP solution stack and ongoing operations. The analysis addresses allANALYSIS internal and external costs, both one-time as well as recurring.CUTOVER The process of transitioning from one system to a new one. All documentation related to planning, preparing and executing cutover, describing how to lock down the system from a technical changeCUTOVER PLAN management perspective, preparing the TSO for its new role and rolling out the SAP graphical user interface to all future end users. A data center is a facility used for housing a large amount of electronicDATA CENTER equipment, typically computers and communications equipment. A requirement for the SAP data center, i.e. a physical requirement like powerDATA CENTER requirements, a rack requirement, a network infrastructure requirement or aREQUIREMENT requirement to the network server.DISASTER RECOVERY Requirement that focuses on downtime that lasts many hours to days or even(DR) REQUIREMENT weeks.
  2. 2. FUNCTIONAL TEST A set of conditions or variables under which a tester will determine if a certainCASE business process works.HIGH AVAILABILITY Requirements that describes the amount of time that the system needs to be(HA) REQUIREMENT available to satisfy the needs of the users.INSTALLATION All documentation related to the installation of an end-to-end SAP solution.DOCUMENTATION The collection of current state system documentation, day-to-day and otherOPERATIONS MANUAL regularly scheduled operations tasks, various installation and operations checklists and how-to process documents. SAP AG is the name of the biggest European software company. The head office is in Walldorf, Germany. SAP was founded in 1972 as SystemanalyseSAP and Programmentwicklung ("Systems Analysis and Product") by five former IBM employees in Mannheim, Germany.SAP A comprehensive project plan that contains all products that are deliveredIMPLEMENTATION whilst performing an SAP implementation project.PROJECT PLAN Set of software subsystems or components needed to deliver a fully functionalSOLUTION STACK solution, e.g. a product or service.SOLUTION STACK A list of all vendors that deliver the products that makes up the SAP solutionPARTNERS LIST stack.SOLUTION VISION A vision of the future-state of the SAP solution. A test plan that is focused at determining the stability of a given system orSTRESS TEST PLAN entity. It involves testing beyond normal operational capacity, often to a breaking point, in order to observe the results.
  3. 3. A detail of how the test will proceed, who will do the testing, what will be tested,TEST PLAN in how much time the test will take place, and to what quality level the test will be performed. The acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitudes as a result of the teaching ofTRAINING vocational or practical skills and knowledge that relates to specific useful skills. Consisting of training units, a training plan is the result of hierarchical decompositions of a training goal, tailored according to the learning preferencesTRAINING PLAN and prior knowledge of the trainee. A plan is the means by which the trainee satisfies the goal. Technical Support Organization. The people that are committed toTSO implementation and management of SAP.TSO CHART A chart that depicts the structure of the TSO.