How Can Enhancement Packages Help Compliance?

  • by Mitresh Kundalia, Director — SAP Practice, Quality Systems & Software
  • April 15, 2008
See a new way that SAP distributes updates to your system and how you can use them to cut down on testing and resource use.

SAP deploys Support Packages (SPs) to provide users with corrections. Typically, the SP combines multiple corrections and enhancements.

As a result, when the Basis team applies the changes, it implements them all and then the SAP team has to test them all — even if you are only interested in a few of the fixes. This whole process of implementing corrections and changes to the system was very time consuming, resource hogging, and inefficient.

Mitresh Kundalia

Mitresh Kundalia heads the SAP practice at Quality Systems & Software (www.QSandS.com), a consulting firm specializing in SAP S/4HANA, SAP General Ledger, and complex System Landscape Optimization (SLO)-type reorganizations. Mitresh is widely acknowledged as a leading SAP expert, with multiple publications and an SAP-PRESS book to his credit. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles and white papers, and he has given presentations at various SAP conferences and events. Mitresh is the chief solutions architect of General Ledger Migration Optimizer (GLMO), a leading product to accelerate and jump-start the SAP S/4HANA and SAP General Ledger initiatives; SAP Data Reorganization Optimizer (SDRO), an SLO-type product for managing complex system landscape reorganizations; and Group Currency Activation and Conversion (GCAC), a product suite to manage introduction of parallel currencies and conversion of data in a live SAP system.

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