IT Operations & Administration

While line of business teams focus on application functionality and how that will impact day to day business operations, just as critical for operational success is IT operations and administration. This can involve monitoring SAP systems for error logs, tuning operating systems and hardware to ensure optimal performance, or applying patches and updates. This has become further complicated by the advent of different cloud-based systems and deployments which can require everything from minimal intervention to an identical amount of effort to an on-premise system. Content in this topic area will focus on the tools that IT teams need to successfully manage and maintain systems, tips on using those tools, the path for SAP Solution Manager as systems move into the cloud, and how operational resources can be prepared for the different levels of support required for each system. 


  1. HERE

    Reading time: 15 mins

    HERE Technologies enables people, enterprises and cities around the world to harness the power of location and create innovative solutions that make our lives safer and more efficient. We transform information from devices, vehicles, infrastructure and other sources into real-time location services that play a key role in how we move, live and interact with…...…
  2. Optimize Your Software Change Process with Quality Gates

    Reading time: 15 mins

    ManagerLearn how to configure Quality Gate Management, which gives an integrated and consistent overview of all changes implemented in an SAP solution for all operational units in a company. Learn the basics of Quality Gate Management and its configuration steps as well as the corresponding Change Management Work Center interface features. Key Concept A quality…...…
  3. A Step-by-Step Setup Guide to SAP Solution Manager Adapter for SAP Quality Center by HP: Part 2

    Reading time: 11 mins

    ManagerIn the second half of this series on setting up the integration between SAP Solution Manager and SAP Quality Center by HP, find out how to set up and finalize the connection between the two systems. Key Concept The integration between SAP Solution Manager and SAP Quality Center by HP enables quality assurance teams to…...…
  4. A Step-by-Step Setup Guide to SAP Solution Manager Adapter for SAP Quality Center by HP: Part 1

    Reading time: 11 mins

    ManagerIn this first half of a two-part series, learn how to begin the setup of SAP Solution Manager Adapter for SAP Quality Center by HP. See how you can prepare and meet the requirements for connecting the two systems. Key Concept Preparing for the integration between SAP Solution Manager and SAP Quality Center by HP…...…
  5. 5 Reasons Why the Quality of Your Statistical Forecasts Can Deteriorate

    Reading time: 17 mins

    Learn why the quality of your statistical forecasts can deteriorate and ways to prevent the deterioration from occurring again. Key Concept Historical data is used in statistical forecasting to identify patterns, trends, and seasonality. Those factors are then used to effectively predict future demand. This can be achieved by using the appropriate forecast methods or…...…
  6. 7 Principles for Creating Organizational Commitment to EDW Data Quality

    Reading time: 10 mins

    SAPxperts/BIIncluding a data validation process as part of your SAP BW or SAP NetWeaver BI implementation helps you find problems in your data more quickly and lends credibility to your data. Learn how to optimize your data validation effort with seven important principles. Key Concept Validation is a process that checks incoming data in your…...…
  7. 3 Tips to Ensure Quality Business Partner Master Data

    Reading time: 7 mins

    To prevent users from selecting the wrong business partner role in transaction BP, learn how to turn off business partner roles you don’t need. Then find out how you can limit the search further by using custom business partner role categories that contain only business partner roles that are related to your business. This prevents…...…
  8. Improve Your Software Quality by Using ABAP Checkpoint Statements

    Reading time: 3 mins

    The correctness of a program is based on certain assumptions about its state at various points during execution (e.g., that the values of certain variables stay within specific ranges). How can you ensure that these conditions hold true, even after the program has been changed? And is there a way to identify problems before they…...…
  9. Kick Up the Speed and Quality of Your Java Development with Java Plug-In Programming in SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio

    Reading time: 2 mins

    SAP NetWeaver Developer Studio, SAP’s new integrated development environment for building and deploying Java applications, is built as a set of plug-ins to the extensible, open source Eclipse platform. Eclipse offers an open API for developing custom plug-ins or leveraging the thousands available on the Web, enabling you to use additional plug-ins to enhance your…...…