Chapter 1

Configuration Tools


  • Introduction to SAP
  • A New Approach to System Customization
  • The Implementation Guide (IMG)
  • The Service Market Place

Before you undertake your first SAP configuration project, it is important to understand the concepts behind table-driven customization as well as some of the tools, tips, and tricks that can be used. The purpose of this chapter is to provide the foundation for successfully carrying out SAP Finance and Controlling (FI/CO) configuration. We’ll give you an overview of SAP, talk about the new approach to system configuration, discuss how to use the implementation guide, and introduce you to the Service Market Place.

Although this chapter is a must-read for people new to configuration, configuration ...

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