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SAP ASAP methodology stands for Accelarated SAP methodology which involves following phases.

The steps which are followed within these phases are listed down and are also applicable to CRM Sales Implementation. Project Preparation 1. Initial project Planning, scoping and goal setting 2. Implementation strategy 3. Team formation 4. Project Kickoff 5. Training Business Blueprint 1. Refining goals and objectives 2. Requirement gathering 3. As-Is & To-Be documentation 4. Gaps Analysis 5. Documentation Realization 1. Business Process Requirement implementation based on defined blueprint 2. Baseline configuration and confirmation 3. Integration configuration 4. System management 5. Final configuration and confirmation 6. Development of program interfaces Final Preparation 1. Unit testing 2. Integration Testing 3. User training 4. System management 5. Cutover Go Live and Product Support 1. Migration to production environment 2. Support 3. Monitoring 4. Performance optimization

some of the primary goals for these services are supporting convergent billing scenarios. The stand-alone capability allows integration of CRM Billing with non-SAP financials systems. thus providing a highly efficient integration with important customers. a comprehensive set of A2X services allows a company to have its own view on the billing process components or on the billing documents. Companies can use enterprise services in this bundle to build integration with legacy and third party applications that will help to reduce costs and order cycle times and to improve overall order experience. Three Approaches to Integrating Order to Cash This ES bundle supports three basic approaches to integrating and automating the order-to-cash process: y y y B2B.The Order to Cash with CRM ES bundle provides a wide variety of enterprise services that can be used to build flexibility and innovation into this important process. The convergent capability enables a company to bill goods and services from different transactional systems and merge these bills on a single invoice for the customer. A2X. For example. See use case 2 for details. See use case 3 for details. See use case 5 for details. customers with a high volume of business). See use case 1 for details. alternative UI scenarios. Though a broad range of use cases can be supported. particularly in merger and acquisition scenarios involving multiple systems. This capability allows a company to support much more flexible deployment options. Billing in the Order to Cash with CRM Bundle CRM Billing is included as a process component in the Order to Cash CRM ES bundle. enabling creation of a convergent bill that includes charges from multiple transactional systems. Companies can use enterprise services in this bundle to build individual composite applications and customized user interfaces that will help them customize and innovate their order to cash processes. In order to complement these flexible deployment scenarios. A2A. a company could provide a custom view on the CRM billing .g.. For example: y y Standalone order management systems can be integrated with CRM Billing. Companies can use enterprise services in this bundle to provide seamless integration of the order to cash process with key customers (e. it offers A2X (aka UI) and A2A services within the bundle. Similar to the order. CRM Billing information can be integrated with third-party financials. and stand-alone scenarios involving for example a third-party financials system. See use case 4 for details. Convergent billing allows order items from other legacy order systems to be billed via CRM.

if desired. The Order to Cash with CRM ES bundle leverages enterprise SOA by enabling communications between SAP CRM. third-party applications. clerks. system administrators and anyone who uses SAP CRM for sales transactions will find this ES bundle valuable. and. SAP ERP. salespersons. .document from a legacy order management system in the context of a convergent billing scenario. Audience Managers.