1. What is an ERP ?

    ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning Software and is a integrated computer based system used to manage a company’s resources effectively. It ensures smooth information amongst various departments in an enterprise or a company and manages workflows.

  2. What are the different types of ERP’s ?

    1. SAP
    2. Baan
    3. JD Edwards (now acquired by Oracle)
    4. Siebel
    5. Peoplesoft (now acquired by Oracle)
    6. Microsoft Dynamics

  3. What is NetWeaver ?

    Netweaver is an integrated technology platform such in which all the products in the mySAP suite can run on a single instance of netweaver known as SAP Web Application Server (SAP WEBAs).

    The advantage of using Netweaver is you can access SAP data using the web (http protocol) or even mobile. Thus you can save on costs involved in training users on SAP Client side GUI.

  4. Is SAP A Database ?

    NO. SAP is not a database but its an application that makes use of databases provided by other vendors like Oracle , SQL Server etc.

  5. What is Bex?

    Bex means Business Explorer. It allows end user to locate reports, analyze information, view reports and can execute queries. The queries in workbook can be saved to their respective roles in the Bex browser. It has following components Bex analyzer, Bex Map and Bex web.

  6. What options does the SAP ECC system offer to retrieve the available capacity for work centers?

    Note: There are 3 correct answers to this question.

    1. Attendance list
    2. Standard available capacity
    3. Shift plan
    4. Interval of available capacity
    5. Shift sequence

  7. You enter a new BOM (Bill of Materials) in SAP ECC but forget to enter a plant reference. Which of the following statements describes what happens when you try to save it?

    Note: Please choose the correct answer.

    1. When saving the BOM, a group BOM is created which can, under certain conditions, be assigned to a plant later.
    2. When saving the BOM, a dialog box appears prompting the user to enter a plant.
    3. When saving the BOM, an error message appears stating that it is not possible to save a BOM without a plant reference.
    4. When saving the BOM, a warning message appears. In the corresponding dialog box, it is possible to create a plant-specific engineering BOM.

  8. What is pooled tables?

    Pooled tables are used to store control data. Several pooled tables can be united to form a table pool. Table tool is a physical table on the database in which all the records of the allocated pooled tables are stored.

  9. Benefits and Drawbacks of ERP system

    Benefits of ERP system

    • An ERP system is easily scalable so adding new functionality according to the business plan is very easy.

    • By offering accurate and real-time information ERP software reduces administrative and operations costs.

    • ERP system improves data quality by improving the underlying processes which help organizations to make better business decisions.

    • ERP system helps to improve data access with the use of advanced user management and access control.

    • ERP provides transparency to the organization

    • And helps to eliminate redundancy in the data management system

    • Offers a higher level of security by allowing restricting employee’s accounts only to the processes.

    • It helps to make reporting easier and more customisable.

    Drawbacks of ERP system

    • The up-front cost of the entire implementation can be very high for any small-to-medium-sized businesses.

    • ERP deployments take a relatively longer amount of time. Sometimes it may take 1-3 years to be implemented and be fully functional.