Based on real-life implementations, this session offers expert tips and lessons learned to help you plan for SAP Product Lifecycle Management (SAP PLM) 7.0x deployments. Learn how to prepare your existing SAP landscape; the requisite service packs, infrastructure requirements, and dependencies. Review the pros and cons of the different point-of-entry options for accessing SAP PLM, including using SAP NetWeaver Business Client, SAP NetWeaver Portal, and SAP Easy Document Management. Assess the latest available functionality and features, including SAP PLM 7.0x Visual Enterprise viewer and other advanced graphical representation tools.
Grasp the skill sets you’ll need to implement SAP PLM 7.0x, including knowledge of Web Dynpro for ABAP, which is required to use SAP NetWeaver Business Client, and engineering record functionality for collaboration and for setting up SAP PLM workflow. Learn how to leverage the new process routing capabilities. Set proper expectations for the return on your investment as it impacts resources, time to market, and other measurable benefits.