Solution Manager

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by David Uhr , Senior Support Architect, SAP | Mara Meyer, Service Architect, SAP | Lucio Rodrigues , CORE Technology Team Lead, SAP November 1, 2013
SAP Professional Journal – 
This brief case study by David Uhr (left), Mara Meyer, and Lucio Rodrigues demonstrates two companies’ opportunities for landscape optimization and provides insight into how to apply the lessons learned.

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by Nathan Williams, Global SAP Solution Manager Practice Lead, Monocle Systems July 29, 2013
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Learn how a global pharmaceutical company used Business Configuration Sets (BC Sets) to document the configuration of its SAP solution. Understand the prerequisites, project standards, and process for using BC Sets in coordination with your SAP Solution Manager project to facilitate the automatic recording of configuration documentation.


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by Tim Reimer, Owner, InfoPrag July 12, 2013
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Tim Reimer explains the concept of business-driven IT management (BDIM), a way of demonstrating the relationship between IT actions and business value. 


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SAP Professional Journal – 
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act created a host of new demands — and risks — for change management strategies. To help you control your change management strategy, use these 16 steps for everyting from minor bug fixes in a small business application to the launch of a sprawling new enterprise-wide reporting system.

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by Rajesh Ray, Senior Managing Consultant and SCM Product Lead, IBM Global Business Services | Abhishek Kaul, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM GLobal Business Services February 25, 2013
SAP Professional Journal – 
 – Observe the role the subprocesses in the Business Process Hierarchy (BPH) in SAP Solution Manager played in an APO project.

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by Vessy Panayotova, Solution Manager Technical Analyst, Employment and Social Development Department, Government of Canada July 19, 2012
SAP Professional Journal – 
– Learn how Canada’s Department of National Defence used a new feature in Solution Manager 7.1 to modify the categorization of transactions in its system. By using multilevel categorization, the department not only improved its categorization of its systems’ transactions, but it gained a new functionality to achieve better reporting.

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by Raquel Cunha, Independent SAP Solution Manager Consultant May 1, 2012
SAP Professional Journal – 
Learn how to make available for testers and test managers the scenario, process, or process step assigned to the test case during sequence maintenance and test execution.

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by Raquel Cunha, Independent SAP Solution Manager Consultant February 15, 2012
SAP Professional Journal – 
Learn how to easily delete obsolete versions of project and solution documents from your SAP Solution Manager system to boost document management, improve document searches, release storage space, and improve system performance.

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by D. Russell Sloan, Implementation and Governance Specialist — SAP Solution Manager, IBM Global Business Services January 24, 2012
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When you discover that there are new Business Process Hierarchy (BPH) nodes in a solution or implementation project that need to be added to another project BPH structure (such as a global template), it is important to add them into the right area or context of the project.

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by Nathan Williams, Global SAP Solution Manager Practice Lead, Monocle Systems October 26, 2011
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Develop a convincing business case to adopt the new Application Incident Management functionality within your SAP Solution Manager 7.1 system. Learn 10 brand-new features that are sure to inspire your implementation and support teams. Discover the key enhancements to SAP Solution Manager’s incident management functionality that boost SAP Solution Manager’s messaging capabilities. Whether you have a fresh 7.1 install and are implementing for the first time or you are upgrading your existing Service Desk solution, these key features help prepare you to adopt Application Incident Management.


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by Prakhar Saxena, SAP Solution Manager SME, Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd. July 18, 2011
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SAP Solution Manager allows you to document all the business scenarios being implemented and used in any SAP project, along with project-specific documentation including the Business Blueprint and functional specifications. Learn how to quickly create a documentation type with a document template based on your requirements during an SAP implementation or upgrade.

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by Lori Sanders, SAP Solution Manager Lead, Enowa Consulting July 13, 2011
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In early implementations of SAP Solution Manager, many IT shops adopted the global template functionality because it provided more functionality than implementation projects. However, using template projects plus implementation projects can restrict downstream functionality available. Learn how to convert from a template-based approach to an implementation project-based approach.

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by D. Russell Sloan, Implementation and Governance Specialist — SAP Solution Manager, IBM Global Business Services June 17, 2011
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In just a few mouse clicks, you can relocate documents on the Business Process Hierarchy using the Insert as Link function.

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by Marci Braybrooks, Senior RBE Plus Analyst and Solution Manager Consultant, IBIS America, LLC May 24, 2011
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The SAP Solution Manager process-oriented approach to storing documents using the Business Blueprint structure provides companies with a tool for facilitating communication, knowledge transfer, and conformance. Architecting a document strategy up front by planning, defining, and communicating standards and procedures to all team members ensures consistency and delivers the benefits of the tool.

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by Laura Casasanto, Former Managing Editor May 23, 2011
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With the new SAP Solution Manager 7.1 release, the platform for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), SAP has extended support to third-party tools, integrated the solution with partner products, and improved the ease of use to reach a wider audience. SAP has enhanced SAP Solution Manager, particularly in the areas around user acceptance, protection of customers’ investment, and permanent and proactive monitoring.


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During implementation projects, change management can be forgotten amid more tangible technology-related project areas. If your employees aren’t adequately prepared for change and assisted with the transition into new processes or work functions, however, the project’s return on investment (ROI) and overall success may suffer. We talked to SAP’s Kerry Brown about the importance of change management and best practices for building a change management initiative.


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As a smaller enterprise in a big SAP world, Powell Electronics created an upgrade plan from SAP R/3 4.7 to SAP ERP 6.0 in much the same way it sells its electronic connectors, switches, and sensors: in small components that are independently valuable, and when combined, assemble to become part of a solution worth far more than the sum of its parts.


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by Laura Casasanto, Former Managing Editor December 6, 2010
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Every IT manager is under pressure to deliver within ever-tightening budgets. But how? Cindy Rasey, a practice manager at Symmetry Corporation, follows a five-step plan that can help you lower your IT organization’s operational costs.

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Regulations like the Sarbanes-Oxley Act have created a host of new demands — and risks — for change management strategies. Learn why and how Sigma-Aldrich implemented SAP Solution Manager to manage change for its global application landscape.

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by Doug TenBrock, Jr., Consultant, Enowa Consulting July 26, 2010
SAP Professional Journal – 
Learn how to make an easy setting that hides completed SAP Solution Manager projects, which can make it easier for project teams searching for a particular project.

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