SAP stands for Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing. It is a product of SAP AG, Walldorf, Germany. It is not easy to define SAP in a specific definition. It is a multidimensional product. It has to be viewed through various angles to understand it. SAP is a system, an ERP product, an IT Tool, and IT enabled System (ITeS), an enterprise application, to execute the business process through the various department of the business in an integrated manner.
SAP ERP is a transactional system while SAP BI is a reporting system (based on data from SAP ERP). SAP APO, BPC, TR are planning tool based on data from SAP ERP system.
What are its various applications across domains?
SAP an ERP product, consists of various modules, as given below:-