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SAP Extended ECM
for SAP PPM (Portfolio and Project Management)
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Summary
 You can enhance your SAP Portfolio and Project
Management (PPM) installation with SAP Extended ECM
(xECM) functi...
Extended ECM for SAP PPM
SAP PPM Blueprint
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The purpose of a blueprint is to give you a best practice for an implementati...
Extended ECM for SAP PPM
SAP PPM Blueprint
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Checklist
Project
Portfolio Item
Project PhaseDecision Point
Extended ECM pro...
Extended ECM for SAP PPM
SAP PPM Overview
 SAP PPM (Portfolio and Project Management) combines the following
components:
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SAP PPM Portfolio Management
Portfolio Bucket
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The overall structure of a portfolio is reflected in the hierarchy of port...
SAP PPM Project Management
Project
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A project contains general data of the project and information that is valid for the ...
Extended ECM for SAP PPM
Universal Access to Business Workspaces
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All people involved in the portfolio and project manage...
SAP Extended ECM
If you are interested in more information have a look at SAP Extended ECM (http://goo.gl/Len8W)
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SAP Extended ECM for SAP PPM (Portfolio and Project Management)

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You can enhance your SAP Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) installation with SAP Extended ECM (xECM) functionality by implementing Business Workspaces and Business Attachments for PPM objects.

This provides you state-of-the art document management, collaboration and records management capabilities tightly integrated with SAP PPM while at the same time providing an enterprise access to this content via productivity tools like Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft SharePoint.

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SAP Extended ECM for SAP PPM (Portfolio and Project Management)

  1. 1. Copyright © OpenText Corporation. All rights reserved. SAP Extended ECM for SAP PPM (Portfolio and Project Management) Thomas Demmler Director Product Management SAP Solutions Group September 2013
  2. 2. Summary  You can enhance your SAP Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) installation with SAP Extended ECM (xECM) functionality by implementing Business Workspaces and Business Attachments for PPM objects.  This provides you state-of-the art document management, collaboration and records management capabilities tightly integrated with SAP PPM while at the same time providing an enterprise access to this content via productivity tools like Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft SharePoint. 2
  3. 3. Extended ECM for SAP PPM SAP PPM Blueprint 3 The purpose of a blueprint is to give you a best practice for an implementation of SAP Extended ECM in a specific business context. The blueprint consists of documentation and a sample implementation. You’ll find this blueprint in the OpenText Knowledge Center (login required).
  4. 4. Extended ECM for SAP PPM SAP PPM Blueprint 4 Checklist Project Portfolio Item Project PhaseDecision Point Extended ECM provides Business Workspaces for key business objects in portfolio and project management: Portfolio and Project Management Portfolio Bucket Manage Project Portfolio Plan and Initiate Projects Execute Project Decide on Projects Portfolio Initiative Task
  5. 5. Extended ECM for SAP PPM SAP PPM Overview  SAP PPM (Portfolio and Project Management) combines the following components:  Portfolio Management (formerly known as SAP RPM (Resource and Portfolio Management))  Project Management (formerly known as SAP cProjects (Collaboration Projects))  SAP PPM Portfolio Management is about doing the right things.  It offers you the following:  Delivers complete visibility of all current and proposed projects  Allows you to make decisions on clear and valuable information like portfolio value, balance, financial figures, and strategic alignment  Provides you with decision support to understand your current projects and capabilities  SAP PPM Project Management, on the other hand, ensures that you do things right.  It supports you in planning, monitoring, and managing all project activities across the entire enterprise, for example development and consulting projects. You can utilize the capabilities of project management, which can be integrated seamlessly with other base systems like human resources and financial systems, to leverage the data in your underlying core systems. 5
  6. 6. SAP PPM Portfolio Management Portfolio Bucket 6 The overall structure of a portfolio is reflected in the hierarchy of portfolio buckets. A Portfolio Bucket is a container for Portfolio Items, which represent proposals, projects, or concepts, for example. You can manage your portfolio documents easily in SAP Extended ECM (xECM) Business Workspaces on portfolio and portfolio item level.
  7. 7. SAP PPM Project Management Project 7 A project contains general data of the project and information that is valid for the whole project. Within a project, you use phases, tasks, and checklists to manage, visualize, and monitor the progress of the project. You can manage your project documents easily in SAP Extended ECM (xECM) Business Workspaces on each level of a project structure. .
  8. 8. Extended ECM for SAP PPM Universal Access to Business Workspaces 8 All people involved in the portfolio and project management process can easily access the content they need for doing their job well. This might happen directly inside the SAP PPM application or outside via SAP NetWeaver Portal, via MS Windows Explorer, via MS Outlook, via Lotus Notes, via native Web, via mobile devices, or even via MS SharePoint.
  9. 9. SAP Extended ECM If you are interested in more information have a look at SAP Extended ECM (http://goo.gl/Len8W) Thomas Demmler Director Product Management SAP Solutions Group Email: thomas.demmler@opentext.com Blog: http://thomasdemmler.wordpress.com/ LinkedIn: http://de.linkedin.com/in/thomasdemmler Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/thomasdemmler Twitter: http://twitter.com/thomasdemmler Join the SAP xECM by OpenText professionals group at LinkedIn.Feel free to contact me.

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