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RICEFW stands for – Reports, Interface, Conversion, Enhancements, Forms, and Workflows. All the functional and technical consultants work on RICEFWs during their SAP project life cycle in the realization phase. A SAP implementation project life cycle has several stages. During the blueprinting and analysis stage of the project, we study the business requirements and map those requirements in SAP to provide solutions.

A. Reports : A report in SAP is a custom transaction that is built-up using one or multiple programs that reads the required information from the database and produces/displays output after report execution based on the input criteria entered on the selection screen of the transaction, by an end-user. It is like a display of information in the required format based on a given selection. 
B. Interface: In most of the companies, there are several processes in departments such as Planning, Shipping, Inventory Management, QA, etc., that are managed in external third-party systems that are Non-SAP systems.
Interface - IDOC’s : IDoc is an SAP object that carries data of a business transaction from one system to another in the form of electronic message.
IDoc is an acronym for Intermediate Document. The purpose of an IDoc is to transfer data or information from SAP to other systems and vice versa. The transfer from SAP to non-SAP system is done via EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) subsystems whereas for transfer between two SAP systems, ALE (Application Link Enabling) is used.
C. Conversion : When the SAP is implemented or upgraded, the organization is going to sunset its legacy systems. Thus, their business live data needs to be uploaded in the SAP application, To upload the data in the SAP system such as the Material Master, Business Partner, Batch Master, Inventory, Bill of Materials, Open Purchase Orders, etc., the data needs to be converted from one form to another as per the system’s requirement. This is called a Conversion. 
D. Enhancements : If the business requirement cannot be satisfied by standard SAP features, then the project team will add some custom functionalities by modifying the SAP standard. These are called enhancements. The enhancements are developed by technical ABAP consultants making use of BADIs, enhancement frameworks, or user exits.
E. Forms : Forms are print outputs generated from SAP application after saving the transactional data. Some examples are Purchase Order print, Material Document print, Delivery docket, Pick Ticket, Physical Inventory count sheet, Labels print, etc.
H. Workflow : Workflow is the flowing of transactional data from one level to another in a sequence as per the organization hierarchy, At every level, one or more actions are required. Once taken, the workflow advances to the next level.


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