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Has SAP Become a PLM Factor to Be Reckoned With?
You have probably heard of SAP’s recent blockbuster acquisitions, but did you know about the vendor’s fervent in-house innovation and newly developed products

can be linked to specific projects  , which in turn can be linked with SAP Business Objects for real-time portfolio analytics (see figure 1). For customers that need to connect different project management solutions, SAP provides capabilities to connect third-party project management applications with SAP, thereby orchestrating project management business processes. The vendor offers the SAP Enterprise Project Connection product for this process. SAP PPM 5.0 is the central component that manages product portfolios, enhancing understanding

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PPM for Professional Services Automation

A business practice that assists organizations to align their portfolio of projects with their business strategy. Professional services automation (PSA) refers to a system designed to streamline and track resources, projects, portfolios, revenues, and the costs of professional services organizations (PSOs), which provide billable services to their clients. Consequently, PPM for PSA provides both the high-level monitoring of project portfolios as business investments and automates the project-specific functionality of time, billing, expense reporting, opportunity management, and resource management, linking back office functionality with the PSO’s portfolio of projects. 

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