1 Projec1: ::::: PS- SAP-PS (Project System) The Project System module of SAP (PS) is specifically designed to provide comprehensive and fully

integrated project management functionality for SAP customers. When it was originally designed and developed its core functionality was borrowed from and shared with the PP and CO modules. So most of the PS objects (WBS elements, networks, activities, activity elements) are cost objects similar to cost centers in CO, while networks have scheduling and resource management capabilities that are very similar to PP. Whenever you need flexibility and frequent user interaction for resource loaded scheduling activities, you still feel the remnants of an architecture and user interface that was originally designed for the more static context of PP. Shortcomings include user-friendliness since SAP did not manage to satisfactorily put the end user in control to easily manipulate the data. In that respect, SAP's unsurpassed enterprise functionality often is perceived as an issue by end-users. Also, and somewhat ironically, PS and PP are not seamlessly integrated. This means that costs or dates do not roll up or cannot be pushed down between PS &PP. What is SAP PS? Projects are generally part of the internal processes of a company. To be able to control all tasks in project execution, you need an organizational form that is specific to the project


Before you can carry out a project in its entirety. and account for projects as part of your normal commercial procedures.and which is shared by all departments involved. monitoring. unambiguous project structure is the basis for successful project planning. The R/3 PS guarantees close and constant monitoring of all aspects of your project including both technical and commercial aspects of the project. The high degree of integration between the Project System (PS) and other R/3 application components means that you can plan. This means the Project System has constant access to data in all the departments involved in the project. and control. execute. the project goals must be precisely described and the project activities to be carried out must be structured. Versions in Project Systems 2 . A clear.

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