Consolidate and Integrate All of Your SAP and Non-SAP Documents, Transactions, Workflows, and Data with SAP Records Management

  • by Joachim Becker, Product Manager, SAP Records Management, SAP
  • January 15, 2005
As company landscapes increase in size and complexity, users are faced with trying to locate their data among a dizzying array of data stores, and having to launch a variety of transactions and GUIs to access that data. SAP Records Management, a standard component of SAP Web Application Server 6.20 and higher, relieves this burden by providing a single place where users can access all of their enterprise documents, transactions, workflows, and data, regardless of their module or vendor. This article introduces you to the SAP Records Management toolset. It shows you how to set up a simple example customer record, and how to access and manage records. It also discusses some useful enhancements you can make to your implementation, such as adding Web access and workflow integration.

Joachim Becker

Joachim Becker is Product Manager of SAP Records Management. He has a degree in mathematics from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. In his degree dissertation, Joachim discussed wavelet algorithms, which are used to analyze digital images, for example. He joined SAP in 1995 as a developer in the Financials area, and also worked as a trainer and consultant. Since 1999, Joachim has assumed various product management responsibilities in SAP’s Technology Development department. He is an expert in Business Process Technology in general, and has focused on the areas of Workflow, Document Management, and Communication.

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