Nicolaj AmmannNicolaj Ammann SAP Search Guide

11/22/2007 by Nicolaj Ammann

Searching the right information in the SAP information jungle can be quite time consuming. This guide is  intended to help to SAP professionals to quickly find answers to typical questions on the internet. For each proposed search starting point prerequisites as well as an estimate for the time needed to find the solution are listed.This list for sure does not claim to be complete, so it does not reflect information needs specific to versions of SAP. 

  Problem Source,
Categorie
Requi-
rements
Search
start

estimated time

Procedure / Comment

General / Naming

What does SAP stands for? Wikipedia SAP AG
SAP ERP

low
medium

About the company and its products
What is SAP talking about? Terms,
Definitions

German
English

low

 
What stands this abbreviation for? Acronyms,
Abbreviations
SAP Designguild

low

The most important.
Was this product renamed? Naming n/a

high

Will be my next Blog!

Education

Does SAP offer a course on this topic? Education S-User* SAP Education Catalog

high

 
When and where the next TechEd is planed? TechEd SAP Events

high

Apply > participate > Overview on future products and solutions
Does SAP has CBTs (Computer based Trainings)? eLearning SDN eLearning

low

Select product in the catalog.
Can i find a book on this topic? SAP Press usw. SAPPressAmazon

low

 

Releases

When will the next version released? Product
Availability
Matrix
S-User* PAM

low

Select product
On what product do I have to count on in next time? Special
PAM Tabelle
S-User* PAM Tabelle

low

Sort for Availability
Timeline for ServicePacks? Servicepack
Stack
Schedule
S-User* SP Schedule

low

Use Link on products for details.
What’s the difference between two SAP ERP Releases? ERP Solution
Browser
Solutionbrowser

medium

Source-, Targetrelease and Solution area.
Is my product still supported? Special
PAM Tabelle
S-User* PAM Tabelle

low

 

KBase / Solutions

How to install a SAP product? Installation
documentation
S-User* Installation Guides

high

Read the hole document incl. links on SAP Notes!
How to configure a SAP product? SAP Help SAP Help

medium

Select product (version) > Search > (follow the postinstallation configuration)
Where to find the solution to a technical problem?  
S-User*

SDN
SAP Notes
SAPFANS
SDN Wiki

medium

According to experience:
SDN > SAP Notes >
Google > SAPFANS > SAPTechies
Important: Check for notes to optimice your search!
Who can answer a technical question? Depose a
problem
S-User*,
License***
SDN-User**
OSS
 
SDN
high

medium

Slowly but surely.
Faster but without guaranty for success
Who can deliver a SAP solution? SAP partners
Search
Switzerland

low

 
If all else fails! ultimo ratio    

low

079 447 xx xx
Website :-)

Design

How to design a SAP applications? UI Design
Resources
SAP Designguild

medium

 
Where do I get original SAP icons? SAP Icon
Library
SAP Designguild

low

 

* To access http://service.sap.com/ a SAP S-User is needed. Alternative a C- or I-User works of course too.
** SDN user needed. Free subscription possible on
http://sdn.sap.com/. Alternative the logon works with the S-User*.
*** For product support you need an SLA with SAP.

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