SAP administration / development Definitions

  • C

    Collaborative Master Data Management (CMDM)

    Collaborative Master Data Management (CMDM) is an integration tool from SAP, the German software company.

  • D

    Direct R/3

    Direct R/3 is a partnership program between Dell Computer Corporation and the software company SAP that allows customers to use Dell's commercial Web site to order Dell products with pre-bundled, pre-configured AcceleratedSAP (ASAP) R/3 products.

  • E

    enterprise information portal (EIP)

    The enterprise information portal (EIP), also known as a business portal, is a concept for a Web site that serves as a single gateway to a company's information and knowledge base for employees and possibly for customers, business partners, and the general public as well.

  • Enterprise Services Architecture (ESA)

    Enterprise Services Architecture (ESA) is SAP's enhanced version of service-oriented architecture (SOA)... (Continued)

  • ERM (enterprise resource management)

    ERM also stands for enterprise relationship management.

  • F

    Fieldglass

    Fieldglass is a maker of cloud-based HR software used to manage non-permanent and contingent workers such as seasonal staff, consultants, contractors, or anyone else whose employment is defined by a set time or project.

  • G

    Global Available-to-Promise

    Global Available-to-Promise is the SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) module that allows companies to aggregate demand from different sources into one central location in SAP ERP.

  • H

    SAP HANA

    SAP HANA is an in-memory database and application development platform for processing high volumes of data in real time.

  • I

    IDoc (intermediate document)

    IDoc (for intermediate document) is a standard data structure for electronic data interchange (EDI) between application programs written for the popular SAP business system or between an SAP application and an external program.

  • inspection lots (SAP inspection lots)

    An inspection lot within the SAP Quality Management module is a formal notification of the inspection of certain materials or goods at a plant.

  • Internet Transaction Server (ITS)

    An integral component of SAP's mySAP product group, the Internet Transaction Server (ITS) is the interface that enables efficient communication between an R/3 system of applications and the Internet.

  • K

    knowledge warehouse (data repository)

    A knowledge warehouse is the component of an enterprise's knowledge management system where knowledge is developed, stored, organized, processed, and disseminated.

  • KW (Knowledge Warehouse)

    KW (Knowledge Warehouse; formerly called the Advanced Training Solution) is a product from SAP that provides tools for the development, exchange, integration, translation, and transfer of enterprise knowledge in various media.

  • L

    Logistics Execution System (LES)

    The Logistics Execution System (LES), a major component of the supply chain management (SCM) application from SAP, allows an administrator to manage the information and processes involved in all stages of the supply chain, from procuring raw materials to distributing finished products.

  • M

    mySAP

    MySAP, a product of the German software company SAP, is an e-business software integration tool that delivers content to a user based on his or her role in an enterprise.

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