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. 

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  2. Create a Web Service with SAP BusinessObjects Data Service to Deliver Real-Time Data Quality

    Learn how to create a real-time data quality Web service to deliver accurate and reliable customer data. Explore time-saving tips and tricks for developing a flexible data flow that any application can use to cleanse and standardize data and for configuring an SAP BusinessObjects Data Services server. Key Concept The data quality engine on the…...…
  3. Connect SAP Solution Manager to SAP Quality Center as Part of Your Automated Testing Solution

    ManagerAs part of an automated testing solution, learn how to create a project in SAP Solution Manager and SAP Quality Center by HP. After that, you can integrate the two projects for bidirectional transfer of data between the two applications. With this integration, you are preparing the projects so that test requirements can be transferred…...…
  4. Quality Management Order Functionality Helps You Manage Quality Defect Costs More Efficiently

    Discover how using Quality Management order functionality in SAP ERP Central Component effectively helps you record, track, and manage the costs resulting from quality defects. Key Concept Discover how using Quality Management order functionality in SAP ERP Central Component effectively helps you record, track, and manage the costs resulting from quality defects. Traditionally, organizations use…...…
  5. SAP QM Vendor Release: Putting Quality Management in Control of Vendor/Material Releases

    Discover the integration power of SAP Quality Management vendor release and what you need to set up to trigger the functionality. Key Concept The vendor release date is usually set either far into the future (which means when it’s released, it’s permanent) or it is an actual vendor/material review date. If it is entered as…...…
  6. Boost Your Data Governance Strategy with the Right Data Quality Metrics

    ManagementData quality metrics are critical to proving the value of your data governance strategy to business users. However, selecting the right metrics can be challenging. In this article, Jason McClain of Deloitte & Touche, LLP, illustrates a four-point strategy for choosing the right metrics for your company. Neglecting data governance can lead to several issues,…...…
  7. Optimize Your Software Change Process with Quality Gates

    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…...…
  8. A Step-by-Step Setup Guide to SAP Solution Manager Adapter for SAP Quality Center by HP: Part 2

    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…...…
  9. A Step-by-Step Setup Guide to SAP Solution Manager Adapter for SAP Quality Center by HP: Part 1

    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…...…
  10. 5 Reasons Why the Quality of Your Statistical Forecasts Can Deteriorate

    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…...…