Imagine that its the 1950s, and you are in charge of developing the U. S. interstate system. There are countless roads already in use. The system can go in numerous different directions. Where do you begin?Starting to transform your business with SAP NetWeaver is that daunting. NetWeaver is both an application platform and an integration platform. It integrates your current IT systems to enable portals, collaboration, data management, and development environments. To grasp the complexities and possibilities of SAP ASAP, dig in with SAP NetWeaver For Dummies and explore:MySAP Business SuiteSAP Enterprise Planning Resource (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Human Capital Management (HCM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), and moreMobile Infrastructure that performs like a universal translator for mobile interfaces, including laptops, wireless phones, and PDAsMaster Data Management, including using the content consolidation technique to clean up data, master data harmonization to distribute it, and central master data management to maintain a data repositoryWeb Application Service and NetWeaver Developer Studiotools that let you integrate and create your own customized applicationsWritten by Dan Woods, former CTO of The Street.com and CapitalThinking, and Jeffrey Word, the Director of Technology Strategy for SAP, this guide features real-life stories from businesses and examples of typical uses to help you cut through the complexities and get up and running. It includes a CD-ROM with:Detailed white papers and product overviewsStores from customers using SAP NetWeaver todayDemos that show SAP NetWeaver in actionA directory of resources for additional informationLike that interstate system, SAP NetWeaver doesnt have to be integrated all at once. You choose the applications that have the most potential to benefit your companys operations and bottom line. SAP NetWeaver For Dummies even gives you recommendations for rolling it out and suggests practical ways to get started and get quick returns on your SAP investment. Then youre going full-speed ahead on the road to success!