Practical and helpful SAP PS Stuff to assist those supporting the SAP Project
System Modules. If you have any SAP Project System question, please feel free
to raise it in the SAP PS Forum.
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 and which is shared by all departments involved.
Before you can carry out a project in its entirety, the project goals must be
precisely described and the project activities to be carried out must be
structured. A clear, unambiguous project structure is the basis for successful
project planning, monitoring, and control.
The high degree of integration between the Project System (PS) and other R/3
application components means that you can plan, execute, and account for
projects as part of your normal commercial procedures. This means the Project
System has constant access to data in all the departments involved in the
The R/3 Project System guarantees close and constant monitoring of all
aspects of your project.
This includes both technical and commercial aspects of the project
On one hand, the market demands the development and production of new products in ever shorter times. On the other hand, companies are forced to reduce the costs for the development of new products by the growing pressure of competition. Therefore, a process for research and development projects that is both chronologically and organizationally perfect gains more importance .
The SAP Project System optimizes the business processes from project planning through to carrying out the project and enables a project progress analysis. You can plan, carry out and control projects in a target-orientated and a business fashion.