06/11/2010 by Dieter Steiger
Archive for the 'SAP hints' Category
01/09/2009 by Dieter Steiger
In a highly interesting and descriptive blog posting on the SAP Community Network, Tao Zhang, who works for Benteler Group, discusses the SAP consolidation process. His article focuses on the challenges and potential benefits, approaching the issue from the company’s perspective.
11/25/2008 by Fritz Mosonyi
07/28/2008 by Dieter Steiger
As its name suggests, the SAP Solution Manager is designed to provide support for the management of SAP customer implementations. Does it perform this task? Or is it just one of SAP´s marketing instruments?
06/30/2008 by Fritz Mosonyi
16th century. The eyes of an archeologist are scanning a field. He is asking himself where he should start digging. In his life, he still has a few years left. Which area would, from his experience, hold a chance for him to make a discovery? Then he notices a tree. For growing, it would need nutrients, so underneath there might be something. This is what he knows from experience.
06/27/2008 by Dieter Steiger
A comprehensive configuration management is the most important basis of SAP Change and Transport Management. For ABAP code, this is accepted as general practice and supported by suitable tools. But how about configuration management for SAP customizing?
06/12/2008 by Dieter Steiger
In order to handle the various problems resulting from changes to a SAP landscape, it is common use to spend of lot of money on experts rushing to fix them. But there is a better alternative: Focussing on a tool-supported, automated SAP change and transport management environment, including measures to ensure consistency, can eliminate the cause of the failures once and for all. There is a couple of measures to be taken: organizational measures, technical transport validation, and consistency-ensuring measures with horizontal and vertical effects.
06/11/2008 by Peter Helfenstein
The new SAP Change Control Miniguide below has just been posted on our beteo website. Additions and feedback are welcome!
04/01/2008 by Fritz Mosonyi
Installing SAP support packs is always quite a challenge. Which parts of the SAP-supported business processes are really affected? What exactly should be tested? Are there any own developments affected? What is the amount of resources required for testing and interventions? These are just some of the possible questions. Unfortunately, they normally can not even be answered so that in practice, the only secure option is “to test everything”. The effort involved in that, however, would be simply impracticable.
03/13/2008 by Dieter Steiger