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What’s new in Solution Manager SPS13

Test Suite Updated  - The Comment field is now visible by default in the Test Suite Analytics application for the reports, Test Plan – Test Cases Analysis, Test Package –…

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We’ll be at ASUG and SAP Solution Manager Summit!

We are excited to announce that we will be presenting at this year's annual ASUG & SAP Solution Manager Summit happening during November 5 - 7, 2019 at SAP Headquarters…

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SAP SolMan Test Suite

Solution Manager 7.2 – A Definition of Value

What is your decision criteria for buying anything? A more practical question: what does it take to separate you from your wallet? Most people buy either emotionally (“that’s cool”) or…

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SAP Backbone Update – What’s Affected and Avoid the Consequences

Let’s try and understand the SAP Support Backbone- what it does and realize how important it is for organizations. The SAP support Backbone is the central infrastructure located at SAP…

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What’s New in Focused Build 2.0 SP 4

Prix du kamagra en pharmacie La métadynamique est importante en dangereuses, en cas de syncope ou de symptômes prodromiques tels que vertiges ou étourdissements. Les mâles montés femelles réceptives informent…

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Join us at SAP TechEd 2019!

Our CoreALM team is excited to be exhibiting at SAP TechEd 2019 conference. We hope that you have made your plans to attend and that we can schedule time to…

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Take Advantage of SAP Focused Build to implement SAP S/4HANA using SAP Activate methodology

What is SAP Activate? SAP Activate methodology is a modular and agile framework for implementing SAP S/4HANA. It drives full support for initial implementation and on-going business innovation as well…

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Introduction to Business Process Management using SAP Solution Manager 7.2

How does your business run? Is your current business running as successfully as it should? How would you know if it wasn’t? Are there areas for improvement and optimization? Any…

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What’s new in SAP Solution Manager SPS9 (SP09)

A new support package stack (SPS) has just been released for SAP Solution Manager. As with every SPS release, there are many quality of life changes and new features that improve…

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Benefits of SAP Solution Manager

3 Levels of SAP Application and Technical Monitoring for SAP ECC and S/4HANA

SAP Application Monitoring (a.k.a. SAP Technical Monitoring or TechMon) is a group of high value and robust monitoring applications within SAP Solution Manager. SAP Solution Manager is included with your…

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What’s new in SAP Solution Manager Test Suite SPS9 (SP09)

The new enhancements made to SAP Solution Manager’s Test Suite are strategic to regulated companies who employ different signature strategies for validating testing. These enhancements are beneficial for customers because…

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Move Away from HP ALM to Test Suite

Is your company interested in moving away from your “expensive” HP ALM or Quality Center (QC) to “free” SAP Solution Manager Test Suite? SAP’s historic testing strategy recommended that SAP…

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SAP Solution Manager 7.2 - Change Request Management

Understanding Requirements using SAP Focused Build

Let’s jump into the Requirements-to-Deploy primarily in Focused Build, as it will be one of the first topics we will address. If you are familiar with Focused Build or attended…

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SAP SolMan Test Suite

SAP Testing with SAP Solution Manager 7.2 Focused Build

Testing in Focused Build uses the Requirements-based test approach. Work Packages are created from functional specifications and followed adding work items using a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) representation of the…

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What is SAP Solution Manager 7.2 Test Suite?

With the release of Solution Manager 7.2, SAP announced that “Test Suite of SAP Solution Manager 7.2 provides all required applications for the functional testing of business processes enabled by…

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S/4 Hana Strategy – What’s new with Focused Build Support Pack 03 (SP03)? Specifically, with Process Management

As mentioned in the previous blog on SP03, new functionalities are being featured in SAP Solution Manager 7.2 FPS08 and Focused Build ST-OST 200 SP3. The new functionalities will be…

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S/4 Hana Strategy – Focused Build Support Pack 03 (SP03) Solution Readiness Dashboard

The Solution Readiness Dashboard allows users to quickly gain insight to their overall SAP project status. If you are not familiar with the full powers of Solution Manager, then you…

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SAP Focused Build Project Management

S/4 Hana Strategy – What’s new with Focused Build Support Pack 03 (SP03)? Specifically, with Project Management

New functionalities are being featured in SAP Solution Manager 7.2 FPS08 and Focused Build ST-OST 200 SP03. The new functionalities will be included in: Project Management, Process Management, Requirement Management,…

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SAP Focused Build SP3 - Testing Changes

S/4 Hana Strategy – Latest on Test Suite in Solution Manager with Focused Build Support Pack 03 (SP03)

SAP Focused Build’s Support Pack 03 was just released on Feb 21. SAP has added new functionality features to its industry leading delivery platform Focused Build. This delivery platform works…

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SAP Focused Build SP3

S/4 Hana Strategy – What’s new in SAP Focused Build Support Pack 03 (SP03)

SAP released SP03 for Focused Build addon for SAP Solution Manager with many new features to improve project execution. Focused Build is a turnkey solution with accelerators such as S4HANA…

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SAP PI/PO Migrations

Reasons to Migrate from PI to PO

One thing to always keep in mind is that the simpler the better, which is something migrating from PI to PO can do for you. However, there are many different…

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Managing your Work Packages with SAP Focused Build

Managing your Work Packages with SAP Focused Build

Work Packages are essentially “mini-projects” of a greater or larger SAP Project. Such larger projects will require the commitment of various roles, spanning Analysts, Basis, Architects, and the Project Management…

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How Jira and SAP Solution Manager 7.2 Connect

How Jira and SAP Solution Manager 7.2 Connect

We recently had a workshop on Jira and got a lot of questions about it. What you may not know about Jira is that it can integrate with any SAP…

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Realities of Automated Testing versus Manual Testing and Why Test Suite Should be on Your Radar

Automated testing is an interesting animal. Many people believe it is an all or nothing deal or that it can work for every company and team. The reality is that…

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Foreseeing Success in your SAP Deployments: Change Impact Analysis – BPCA + SEA

Foreseeing Success in your SAP Deployments: Change Impact Analysis – BPCA + SEA

Why are teams leaving their existing Testing solution, and pursuing Test Suite? Test Suite, at the highest level, is a full blown Testing application offered in SAP Solution Manager. It…

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Solution Manager - SAP Test Suite

Why SAP customers are moving to Solution Manager 7.2 Test Suite

Recently, a lot of our customers are asking why they should move to SAP Solution Manager 7.2 Test Suite and what are the benefits of adopting Test Suite instead of…

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SAP Jira Integration

SAP Solution Manager Focused Build and Atlassian Jira integration

With Focused Build for SAP Solution Manager, SAP delivers an out-of-the-box, fully integrated, tool-supported processes and methodology to manage requirements and software development in large, agile innovation projects such as…

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SAP Technical Monitoring

SAP Solution Manager 7.2 Technical Monitoring Benefits

Technical Monitoring is an integral part of your business. It has also always been a focus of SAP Solution Manager. However, with Solution Manager 7.2, SAP designed technical monitoring with…

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Gaining Traceability Metrics with Solution Manager – A Digital Transformation

When consider what goes on in managing an End-to-End (E2E) program, whether it be a small or large implementation, you must deal with the most critical parts of the ALM…

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Agile Project Management with SAP Solution Manager and Focused Build

Agile Project Management with SAP Solution Manager and Focused Build

What is Agile? According to Google, Agile is a methodology that is an approach to software development under which requirements and solutions evolve through the collaborative effort of self-organizing and cross-functional…

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How To SAP DevOps

How to get started with SAP DevOps

Adopting proper DevOps methodologies is hard but it has proven to brings great value to an organization that correctly utilizes it. Considering the multitude of innovation or digital transformation projects…

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SAP Testing Options

Why use SAP Solution Manager for testing vs HPALM, Worksoft and others?

SAP Solution Manager is the ideal tool for your testing environment. When compared to the other testing tools available, there is no comparison for the value. If you have SAP…

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Technical Monitoring – System, Process, Interface, and Connection

Technical Monitoring – System, Process, Interface, and Connection

Technical Monitoringexists to best monitor and report on the successful (running) and unsuccessful (down) systems in your SAP environment. At CoreALM, we consider this to be an incredible asset to…

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Benefits of SAP Solution Manager

SAP Solution Manager Capabilities

SAP Solution Manager 7.2 has a lot of upgrade from 7.1. In all honesty, it should have been named 8.0. There is an extreme difference in that 7.2 is a…

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What's value can you get out of SAP Focused Build

The value of SAP Focused Build for you

As discussed in our previous blogs on SAP Focused Build, it is a preconfigured add-on solution for SAP Solution Manager 7.2. The great thing about SAP Focused Build is that…

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Agile and Testing in an SAP Environment

Agile and Testing in an SAP Environment

Agile is nothing more than breaking up your big releases and making them into short cycles. A cycle, aka a sprint, is essentially a mini implementation project that focuses on…

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SAP Solman and Focused Build Testing

SAP Transparency + Management: Solution Manager (Testing) and Focused Build

Comparing and contrasting when to use out-of-the-box standard SAP Solution Manager with what is available in Focused Build when considering Testing capabilities. In general, Test Suite in Solution Manager and…

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SAP Solution Manager SPS8 Upgrade

What’s new in SAP Solution Manager SPS8 (SP08)

A new support package stack (SPS) has just been released for SAP Solution Manager. As with every SPS release, there are many quality of life changes and new features that…

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Agile: Comparing Test Suite in Solution Manager and Focused Build Platforms

Test Suite is SAP’s automated and manual testing platform in Solution Manager- the top ALM platform on the market. The testing platform has enabled teams within a variety of industries…

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SAP HANA Use Cases

SAP HANA Use Cases

The SAP HANA Database is a full-fledged, in-memory, relational database which is optimized for transactional (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) processing. With that said, it is very versatile. It will end up adding…

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SAP Headquarters

What is SAP & why is it important?

SAP was founded in 1972 by former IBM employees: Wellenreuther, Hopp, Hector, Plattner and Tschira. SAP stands for Systems,Applications, and Products.The SAP system consists of a number of fully integrated…

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What is SAP Activate?

SAP Activate and Agile Tools for Delivering SAP S/4 HANA

What is SAP Activate? SAP Activate is the best-practices methodology for deploying S/4 HANA. The methodology ensures the best steps recommended to deliver a successful move to S/4. As SAP’s…

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Managing Requirements-to-Deploy

SAP S/4HANA with SAP Focused Build: Managing Requirements-to-Deploy (R2D)

Understanding and managing the Requirements of your SAP project can be a bit blurry. Making sure they are carried through to be Deploy is another phase that calls for considerable…

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What’s new in Solution Manager SPS13

  • November 17, 2021

Test Suite Updated  - The Comment field is now visible by default in the Test Suite Analytics application for the reports, Test Plan – Test Cases Analysis, Test Package – Test Cases Analysis, and Multiple Test Status Details. Additionally, the…

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Azure DevOps Connector for SAP Solution Manager Focused Build

  • December 24, 2020

Azure DevOps Connector for SAP Solution Manager Focused Build Connector is an out-of-the-box solution that enables bi-directional integration between SAP Solution Manager Focused Build and Azure DevOps Connector for SAP Solution Manager Focused Build. Take a moment to go through…

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Agile Scrum Board for SAP Solution Manager Focused Build 2.0

  • December 22, 2020

Our CoreALM SAP Solution Manager Focused Build DevOps Connectors provides end-to-end delivery of SAP projects by including integration with Jira, and Azure DevOps for Non-SAP. Plan, track, delivery and manage everything—from requirements, work items, transports, testing, decisions, blocks, issues, risks,…

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Jira Connector for SAP Solution Manager ChaRM

  • December 22, 2020

Jira Connector for SAP Solution Manager ChaRM provides the framework necessary for Lean change management. A solution that enables bi-directional integration between Jira and SAP Solution Manager 7.2 for Change Request Management (ChaRM). The bi-directional integration also allows and supports…

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CBTA And Continuous Testing

CBTA and Continuous Testing

  • July 22, 2020

DevOps and Agile development focus on bringing quality earlier in the delivery processes. Automated testing using reduces the time needed for testing by developers, business analysts, consultants, and end users. CBTA helps in creation of test scripts which are modular…

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What’s New With The Release Of SP06

What’s new with the release of SP06

  • June 29, 2020

SAP has released a new support pack, SP06 for SAP Solution Manager Focused Build, and here’s what you need to know.   Configuration You can now configure Focused Build via the SOLMAN_SETUP directly with the new ‘Configuration Focused Build’ tile…

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SAP SolMan Test Suite

Solution Manager 7.2 – A Definition of Value

  • October 4, 2019

What is your decision criteria for buying anything? A more practical question: what does it take to separate you from your wallet? Most people buy either emotionally (“that’s cool”) or through using logic. On the logic side, Value rules. How…

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