Quality & Testing

Quality assurance and testing are two of the most central tasks to those maintaining systems within the three or four system SAP landscape—development, test, quality, and production. Explore what is available to help with testing and deployment within existing stems, as well as how transition to new environments like SAP S/4HANA can be streamlined and accelerated. Understand the different functionality available within SAP and non-SAP applications to provide testing functionality to systems within the business application landscape. Get tips on how to best to manage quality assurance and testing within your organization.


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    Reading time: 4 mins

    Worksoft has become the industry’s leading continuous test automation platform for Enterprise Packaged Apps, offering a diverse ecosystem of service providers, software integrations, and machine learning solutions to enable true end-to-end, unattended, automated testing of mission-critical business applications.

  2. Enterprise Supply Chain Control Towers

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    By Shashi Jina Supply Chain Management Research Director SAPInsider In our continuing series on supply chain visibility and the emergence of enterprise control towers, we exam the importance of data. The emergence of big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML) have opened new possibilities for using real-time data to improve and drive greater…
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    How to Retain Your Data Science Talent

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    By Kumar Singh, Research Director, SAPinsider Attrition in Data Science teams had hit an all-time high prior to the pandemic. And now we are looking at “The Great Resignation”. There is no speculating what type of talent is the most desired (and required) in this digital decade as companies scramble to attract as well as…
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    A Beginner’s Guide to Spend Analysis

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    By Shashi Jina, Research Director, SAPinsider and Kumar Singh Research Director, SAPinsider This article is the first in a series of five articles that will explore the fundamental and strategic aspects of spend analysis. While the imperatives today are more focused on providing enhanced products and services to customers, there is no denying that controlling…
  5. Evolve Your Manufacturing Execution System (MES) into a Digital Twin- in the Cloud

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    by Kumar Singh, Research Director, Automation & Analytics, SAPinsider   What exactly is a Manufacturing Execution System (MES)? You will find a plethora of definitions of Manufacturing execution systems. But to put it in the simplest possible way, MES systems are computerized systems that help with the following three aspects in a manufacturing environment: Tracking…
  6. Enterprise-Class Demand Planning at Agilent Technologies

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    For Agilent Technologies, a manufacturer of analytical instruments for the life science and laboratories sector, growth has been dramatic over recent years, including a number of acquisitions. Such growth has caused the company’s pathology division to experience a rapid expansion of sales, but also revealed that the division had outgrown its demand planning practices, which…
  7. A New Era In Analytics: SAP BusinessObjects and Journey to the Cloud

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    Over the last three decades, SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise has amassed an immense userbase. As a leading solution for enterprise and ad hoc reporting, users continue to rely on the software to compile large amounts of data into universes for analytical modeling and report against it. However, as changes in the market occurred and the needs…
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    Building Consistent Global GL Processes

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    When SAP first launched SAP S/4HANA, the latest iteration of its core ERP, the mantra was “Run Simple.” That marketing jargon was born out of a motivating factor for many finance professionals — to create a simplified general ledger (GL) concept, moving from many ledgers down to one for the entire business. Regardless of whether…
  9. Make Your Case – Identify the Incremental Value of SAP S/4HANA

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    Many organizations could benefit from understanding how SAP S/4HANA can impact their business and help it run better, explains SAP Chief Architect Dr. Marcus-Alexander Funke. That is the goal of the SAP S/4HANA Value Start Program, in which SAP works with the customer to see the value of migrating to SAP S/4HANA. The program helps…
  10. Are Your People Ready for More?

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    The pace of business and technological change is accelerating at increasingly rapid rate. SAP business and IT teams have been through so much over the past year of disruption and yet must be ready to support key innovation projects and important migrations to SAP S/4HANA and the cloud. How do leaders keep their staffs engaged,…