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View Poll Results: Have you ever heard of S.A.P.???
What is that? Never heard of it.... 38 55.88%
I've heard of it.... 11 16.18%
I know what it is and what is does.... 19 27.94%
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      02-15-2007, 04:35 PM   #1
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Am I crazy?!?!?

A buddy recently was unsure what I did for a living and I told him...

"I do software implementations"

He replied, "What does that mean exactly?"

I told him "I work with firms implementing S.A.P."

Well....he'd never heard of S.A.P. I found this shocking, as he works in the finance space. Then I thought, maybe it's not a mainstream as I thought...

So I ask...

Have you at least HEARD of S.A.P.???
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      02-15-2007, 04:38 PM   #2
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Never heard of it. What is it?
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      02-15-2007, 04:39 PM   #3
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You're pretty much crazy.
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Never heard of it. But then again...I am in medical field, do not really do much with marketing/finance/computing/accounting/management unless it is directly related to my daily activities in patient care.
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      02-15-2007, 04:44 PM   #5
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Im in Aerospace manufacturing and ive never heard of S.A.P??? So what is it already?
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      02-15-2007, 04:53 PM   #6
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I work for a pharmaceutical manufacturer and I have definitely heard of S.A.P.
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Im a Sales Manager and im not quite sure what that is either but is this what youre talking about? http://www.sap.com/usa/industries/ch...es/finance.epx

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SAP for Chemicals provides a complete financial management solution for chemical companies. It's the leading enterprise software solution for accounting, financial reporting, performance management, and corporate governance.

With SAP for Chemicals, you can transform finance from an administrative department into a strategic group. One that provides deep operational insight, unifies strategic action, and measures results quickly.

The software solution offers depth of functionality in accounting, reporting, analysis, financial supply chain, and treasury management. Robust financial and management reporting, plus internal controls and documentation of all financial processes and transactions, ensures the highest levels of business analysis and governance.

SAP for Chemicals provides industry-leading support for serving global markets, and industry challenges such as determining true cost-to-serve and order costs, and optimizing pricing. Its scalable and open architecture is built to support multinational organizations, yet is manageable -- enabling small and midsize companies to start small while thinking big.

SAP for Chemicals empowers the highest-performing organizations in the industry -- and embeds the experience gained by serving them. It offers a unique advantage to companies by providing market-leading financial management tools that work harmoniously with your operational systems.
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      02-15-2007, 05:13 PM   #8
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spanish television broadcasting?
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standard accounting program ... i work in an aerospace firm we switched from IFMS peoplesoft to SAP ... the world's most user UNFRIENDLY Software ...

currently testing BO XI which is also a piece of crap ... a mash up of Crystal and Business Objects ...
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Business Management software
handles everything!!!!

We call it S.tops A.ll P.rogress
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Im in Aerospace manufacturing and ive never heard of S.A.P??? So what is it already?
I take it you work in el segundo area?
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Im a Sales Manager and im not quite sure what that is either but is this what youre talking about? http://www.sap.com/usa/industries/ch...es/finance.epx
SAP basically modifies the tool to fit the business industry that it is being applied to. There are different modules you can implement to maintain your financial data. It not only for chemicals. If I am not mistaken SAP is the leader in providing accounting software.

Ironically, its from Germany. They make good cars, but man, when it comes to business logic, they are whacked.
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Business Management software
handles everything!!!!

We call it S.tops A.ll P.rogress
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Some people where I work call it the same thing

Lots of money in it, but very unfriendly, always holding us up, and it seems we have to keep getting consultants to fix stuff... I believe we actually have a group on hand all the time now.
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I take it you work in el segundo area?
No. I manufacture out of Van Nuys but i work with a few large companies out there in El Segundo. (Raytheon, Boeing Satellite, N.G.C. ect.)
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No. I manufacture out of Van Nuys but i work with a few large companies out there in El Segundo. (Raytheon, Boeing Satellite, N.G.C. ect.)

cool, i work out of chatsworth
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that was the first thning i thought of too
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We call it S.tops A.ll P.rogress
I called it S.tupid A.ss P.rogram
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yup I've heard of it.... expensive applications for big businesses as I gather.

a friend of mine works for SAP here in Montreal.
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I voted for the first before reading the thread. Then I realized I knew what it was, I just didn't know the abreviation of S.A.P.

I agree that most of those programs suck. Very hard to navigate and the companies hardly ever use most of the functions.

I worked for the Cleveland Indians and they used this program Goldmine for most financials, customer info, call logs, etc. Man did that program fucking blow, slow as hell, 95% of it was unused, nobody knew how to use it properly due to shitty training, all the info was always entered incorrectly or there were doubles of stuff. They started to implement another program(forgot the name) for gameday info(calls, complaints, food/merchandise revenues, etc.) and that program was just as worthless.
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I've heard of it referring to TV, but nothing else.

Don't be so full of yourself or your job.
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