I was thinking of learning APO, but after going through some of your answers and my present skill set gaps I feel...
that it is very much essential to learn SAP MM. What do you think?
I think it's possible that the APO market will never really explode. By the time this SAP upgrade wave is completed, it may be that many companies will choose to address their advanced supply chain issues through targeted SOA applications rather than through a larger product suite like APO. So, we'll have to see how the APO market plays out. Having said, that, there's never one right direction in SAP, so be sure to pursue an area that truly engages you. The best SAP skill set is always a combination between a "bread and butter" core area and an emerging skill area, so keep that in mind as you make your SAP skills decisions going forward.
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