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Mastering Enterprise SOA with SAP NetWeaver and mySAP ERP

ISBN: 978-0-471-92015-1
600 pages
October 2006
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* SAP is investing billions to redesign its flagship R/3 product line based on its ESA, and that ESA will become the standard framework for developing all new SAP ERP applications with NetWeaver
* This book provides an overview of the core building blocks of SAP's new ESA, and shows how ESA works with the NetWeaver platform as well as mySAP ERP
* A step-by-step action plan proposes ideas for designing ESA-based SAP applications
* The companion Web site contains in-depth case examples that show how to build various SAP services and applications using the NetWeaver development tools, plus third-party tools
* Some of the SAP tools covered include NetWeaver Developer Studio, WebDynPro and NetWeaver Portal, NetWeaver BI, and the SAP Composite Application Framework
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Table of Contents

About the Authors.




Part I: Understanding SAP’s ESA Strategy.

Chapter 1: ESA Is Coming.

Chapter 2: ESA in Context: The Emergence and Benefits of SAP’s “Applistructure”.

Chapter 3: Enabling ESA: The Evolution of NetWeaver and mySAP ERP.

Chapter 4: The SAP ESA Ecosystem: Enabling Collaborative Innovation.

Part II: Evaluating ESA Capabilities and Building Your Adoption Road Map.

Chapter 5: Understanding SOA Foundations and SAP’s ESA Infrastructure.

Chapter 6: ESA and End-to-End Business Process Management.

Chapter 7: ESA Adoption: The Role of Enterprise IT Architecture.

Chapter 8: Planning Your ESA Adoption Program and Pilot Projects.

Chapter 9: Analyzing ESA-Based Solutions Architectures.

Part III: Realizing ESA Through SAP NetWeaver.

Chapter 10: An Introduction to ESA-Development with SAP NetWeaver.

Chapter 11: Developing Enterprise Services.

Chapter 12: Orchestrating Business Processes.

Chapter 13: SAP’s Composite Application Framework and Guided Procedures.

Chapter 14: Creating Additional User Interfaces Using Services.

Chapter 15: Embedded Analytics.

Chapter 16: ESA Today and the Road Ahead.

Appendix A: Abbreviations and Acronyms.


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Author Information

Scott Campbell has more than 15 years of experience in the IT industry. He is currently a Partner with MomentumSI, where he leads the firm's SAP NetWeaver practice, which helps organizations develop their ESA road maps, leverage NetWeaver tools to build process-driven composite applications, and deliver training and mentoring for professionals working in SOA and Web ser-vices environments.

Vamsi Mohun is a Principal Consultant in the SAP NetWeaver Practice at MomentumSI. He works with clients to propose and execute solutions related to enterprise architecture, service enablement, and systems integration. He has been consulting for more than 10 years.

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