Knowledge Transfer for
SAP User Groups

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

 

Welcome to the May edition of the SAP Enterprise Support Schedule, the information channel that keeps you informed about upcoming SAP Enterprise Support Academy sessions and other knowledge transfer related topics.

 
 Sincerely,

 
 
1.

Expert-Guided Implementation (EGI)

 

SAP S/4HANA Implementation Project Setup

Your organization is at the beginning of the digital transformation and is planning to adopt SAP S/4HANA as the Digital Core.

 

This Expert-Guided Implementation service will help you setup your project, following SAP Best Practice and is based on the “Road Map for SAP S/4HANA Implementation”. The purpose of the Road Map is to support “on-premise” implementation projects to SAP S/4HANA, in order to eliminate related risks -manage them proactively -and to make such an implementation project predictable -create transparency about all involved tasks and roles and thus create viable foundation.

 

The delivery demonstrates how to leverage SAP Activate Methodology and Best Practices to Implement an S/4HANA Project. It will provide references to Accelerators that are stored in various places, from the public Web to the SAP Community Network, SAP Service Market Place, and SAP Enterprise Support Academy.

 

Registration link:

SAP S/4HANA Implementation Project Setup

Time:

Spanish:
May 17 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

English:
May 22 – May 25, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

May 22 – May 25, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 06 – June 09, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

Portuguese:
June 12 – June 15, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ADT Latin America

 

 

 

 
SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management

With the release of SAP S/4HANA edition 1511, many functionalities in the Logistics area are simplified. The Key innovations in the Logistics area include the Material Requirements Planning, Customer Vendor Master Records, Inventory Management, Material Valuation, Available to Promise, Capacity Planning.

 

This Expert-Guided Implementation service, will enable you to understand the simplifications of S/4HANA and gives you the knowledge to adopt it to your individual requirements.

 

The session provides an introduction on how to check the functionalities which would change on moving to S/4HANA and guide you through the process to identify the changes.

 

Registration link:

SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management

Time:

English:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

May 22 – May 26, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 12 – June 16, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 19 – June 23, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 26 – June 30, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

Spanish:
June 12 – June 16, 2017
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

 

 

 
SAP S/4HANA Finance

With the release of SAP S/4HANA edition 1511, many functionalities in the Finances are simplified. The Key innovations in the Finance area include the Universal Journal, New Master data Concept, Profitability segment reporting in the Universal Journal, Combined Profitability Analysis, Optimization of Inventory Valuation though Material Ledger, New Asset Accounting, Central Finance.

 

This implementation service, will enable you to understand the simplifications of SAP S/4HANA and gives you the knowledge to adopt it to your individual requirements.

 

The session provides an introduction on how to check the functionalities which would change on moving to SAP S/4HANA and guide you through the process to identify the changes.

 

Registration link:

SAP S/4HANA Finance

Time:

English:
May 22 – May 26, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

May 22 – May 26, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

May 29 – June 02, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 19 – June 23, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 19 – June 23, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

June 26 – June 30, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

Spanish:
May 22 – May 26, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

Portuguese:
June 26 – June 30, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

 

 

 
SAP HANA (1 of 6) - Monitoring and Troubleshooting

The goal of this EGI session is to connect the customer’s HANA database to the Solution Manager including the configuration of Root Cause Analysis tools and Technical Monitoring for SAP HANA.

 

An SAP expert explains all Managed System Configuration steps and guides the customer through the configuration process. This delivery focuses on SAP Solution Manager 7.1 SPS10 and SAP HANA SPS6 and above.

 

For latest information and more details please check SAP Note 1828141.

 

Registration link:

SAP HANA (1 of 6) - Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Time:

English
May 30 – June 01, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

June 20 – June 22, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 

 
SAP HANA (2 of 6) - Database Administration and Operations

 The SAP HANA database is part of In-Memory Computing which is a technology that allows the processing of very large quantities of real time data in the main memory of the server to provide immediate results from analyses and transactions.

 

This Expert Guided Implementation service is to provide information to allow for the administration and operating of the SAP HANA database in an time-efficient and cost-effective manner.

 

The delivery demonstrates the tools necessary for the administration and operation of the SAP HANA database and enable customers to align their administration and monitoring procedures with other systems by means of SAP Solution Manager.

 

Registration link:

SAP HANA (2 of 6) - Database Administration and Operations

Time:

Spanish:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

English:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

June 26 – June 30, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

Korean:
June 19 – June 23, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM JST APJ

 

 

 
SAP HANA (3 of 6) - Advanced Database Monitoring

 Demonstrates the tools necessary for the administration and operation of the SAP HANA database.

 

This Expert-Guided Implementation service provides the tools on how to monitor your HANA database and understand the critical performance indicators. However more importantly it goes into in-depth analysis on some of the more common issues which may arise on your database.

 

Registration link:

SAP HANA (3 of 6) - Advanced Database Monitoring

Time:

English:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

May 22 – May 26. 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

May 29 – June 02, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

July 03 – July 07, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

Spanish:
May 22 – May 26. 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

Japanese:
May 29 – June 02, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM JST APJ

Portuguese:
May 29 – June 02, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

 

 
SAP HANA (4 of 6) – Make Your Custom Code Ready

In migration project to HANA database, DB accesses in custom code may have to be adapted to leverage the performance capabilities of SAP HANA. In addition, it is strongly recommended to review the coding for functional correctness before the migration.

 

Within this session an expert will give you the basic knowledge how to perform a code check review, how to evaluate the usage or coverage of an object and how to find and improve DB accesses which have optimization potential for running on the HANA in memory environment. It demonstrates the methodology and tools to be used.

 

Goal of this expert guided implementation is to get a work package of own custom code to be optimized. SQL Performance guidelines are given and checks for functional correctness are presented. In addition some HANA specific solutions are discussed.

 

Registration link:

SAP HANA (4 of 6) - Make Your Custom Code Ready

Time:

English:
May 30 – June 01, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 06 – June 08, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

June 06 – June 08, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 19 – June 21, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

Spanish:
June 07 – June 09, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

Portuguese:
June 12 – June 14, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

Korean:
June 13 – June 15, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM JST APJ

 

 
SAP HANA (5 of 6) – Data Modelling

The SAP HANA database is a part of In-Memory Computing which is a technology that allows the processing of very large quantities of real time data in the main memory of the server to provide immediate results from analyses and transactions.

 

The aim of this Expert Guided Implementation service is to provide information on best practices for creating and using data models in SAP HANA.

 

The delivery demonstrates the tools and techniques necessary to build information models using best practice methods. Some of the topics the EGI will focus on are creating advanced data models by implementing calculation views and SQL script.

 

Registration link:

SAP HANA (5 of 6) - Data Modelling

Time:

English:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

May 22 – May 26, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 12 – June 16, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

June 12 – June 16, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 12 – June 16, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 19 – June 23, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 26 – June 30, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

July 03 – July 07, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

July 10 – July 14, 2017 ,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

Spanish:
June 12 – June 16, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

Portuguese:
June 26 – June 30, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

 

 
SAPUI5 App Development with OData and SAP Web IDE

 SAP’s customers need to know how SAP can help them leverage their SAP products to quickly develop SAPUI5 applications.

 

This Expert Guided Implementation introduces OData service development with SAP Netweaver Gateway and SAPUI5 application development with SAP Web IDE.

 

The goal of this Expert Guided Implementation is to enable customers with the knowledge to fully utilize SAP Netweaver Gateway and SAP Web IDE to quickly develop SAPUI5 applications.

 

Registration link:

SAPUI5 App Development with OData and SAP Web IDE

Time:

Portuguese:
May 22 – May 25, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

English:
June 06 – June 09, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

Chinese:
June 12 – June 15, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

 

 
Monitoring & Analysis of SAP Fiori & Mobile Technology

 SAP Solution Manager provides end-to-end operations for complex SAP solutions deployed in heterogeneous environments.

 

This EGI introduces the capabilities for monitoring, alerting, exception management and root-cause analysis using the example of SAP Fiori apps.

 

In particular, an expert demonstrates E2E Trace Analysis of SAP Fiori apps on any device and the managed system configuration using the example of SAP Mobile Platform, an optional component when using SAP Fiori user interfaces on mobile devices.

 

Registration link:

Monitoring & Analysis of SAP Fiori & Mobile Technology

Time:

Chinese:
May 23 – May 25, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

Portuguese:
May 24 – May 26, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

English:
June 07 – June 09, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 27 – June 29, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

Spanish:
June 28 – June 30, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

 

 
SAP Fiori: Configuration for SAP S/4HANA

SAP S/4HANA customers need to know how to leverage their SAP products to quickly realize the benefits of SAP Fiori UX.

 

This Expert Guided Implementation (EGI) service is designed for customers of SAP S/4HANA and its associated components. This EGI describes the steps required to configure SAP Fiori UX for a Proof of Concept project, in an SAP S/4HANA on-premise environment, with Fiori Launchpad on SAP Gateway using automated task lists to speed up configuration

 

This EGI focuses on the following topics

  • Basic SAP Gateway Configuration
  • Connecting SAP Gateway and Backend
  • SAP Fiori Launchpad initial setup
  • Launchpad Operation
  • Theme Designer
  • Example applications:
  • Supplier Invoice List
  • Overdue Purchase Order Items

 

The tasklists demonstrated are also relevant for SAP Business Suite systems.

 

Registration link:

SAP Fiori: Configuration for SAP S/4HANA

Time:

English:
May 15 – May 17, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

May 29 – May 31, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 12 – June 14, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

Chinese:
May 22 – May 24, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

Portuguese:
June 14 – June 16, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

 

 
SAP Mobile: SAP Mobile Secure: Cloud based Enterprise Mobility Management

 This Expert Guided Implementation service is designed to help customers learn how to secure and manage their mobile devices, apps and content using SAP Mobile Secure.

 

SAP Mobile Secure is an integrated, cloud-based enterprise mobility management portfolio with superior user experiences for all.

 

This Expert Guided Implementation introduces Mobile Device Management with SAP Mobile Secure and includes detailed hands on demonstrations using the free trial account to help customers get started using SAP Mobile Secure for Mobile Device Management and more.

 

The goal of this Expert Guided Implementation is to enable customers with the knowledge to configure their Mobile Device Management solution with SAP Mobile Secure.

 

Registration link:

SAP Mobile: SAP Mobile Secure: Cloud based Enterprise Mobility Management

Time:

Spanish:
June 19 – June 20, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

English:
June 19 – June 20, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

Chinese:
June 20 – June 21, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

 

 
Basic Configuration for SAP Solution Manager 7.2

Agenda:

  • SAP expert explains all configuration steps & guides the customer through the configuration process.
  • This delivery focuses on SAP Solution Manager 7.2 installations
  • Implementation of the latest available Support Package Stack before attending is recommended.

 

Goals:

  • Have customer's SAP Solution Manager ready for productive usage
  • To include configuration of Root Cause Analysis (Diagnostics).

 

Registration link:

Basic Configuration for SAP Solution Manager 7.2

Time:

Spanish:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

English:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

May 22 – May 26, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 05 – June 09, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

June 12 – June 16, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

Portuguese:
May 22 – May 26, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ADT Latin America

June 19 – June 23, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

German:
May 29 – June 02, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

Japanese:
June 05 – June 09, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM JST APJ

Chinese:
June 19 – June 23, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

 

 
SAP Solution Manager Scope & Effort Analyzer

Enhancement Package or Support Package installation projects are often challenging when it comes to scope and effort estimation in the early planning phase of the project. Especially the identification of an efficient test scope is a major difficulty. The new application Scope and Effort Analyzer was designed to exactly address this challenge.

 

This Expert-Guided Implementation service will show you how to configure and set up Scope & Effort Analyzer in your local SAP Solution Manager system.

 

Learn how related functionalities used by SEA capability like Usage & Procedure Logging (UPL) and Business Process Change Analyzer (BPCA) are used to identify the change impact and specify the test scope of the planned software change event.

 

Best practices collected from various customer projects and useful tips how to read and use analysis results will round up this practical session.

 

Registration link:

SAP Solution Manager Scope & Effort Analyzer

Time:

Spanish:
May 31 – June 02, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

Portuguese:
June 14 – June 16, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

English:
June 19 – June 21, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 
Solution Manager 7.2 in the SAP CAL for Content Activation

 Customers can test the one-time content activation procedure to evaluate how their solution documentation will appear in the new 7.2 system. Best of all, through power of cloud infrastructure they can restore the system to a previous state easily and repeat the activation process as many times as necessary.

 

The purpose of this EGI is to understand the content activation impact for all effected SAP Solution Manager 7.1 functionalities. Furthermore SAP customers and partners are able to test and evaluate the content activation process for solution documentation, that moves SAP Solution Manager 7.1 content into the new 7.2 solution documentation UI after an upgrade.

 

The delivery demonstrates how customers save 7.1 solution documentation and landscape information to transport files, and then add them to the 7.2 system in SAP CAL.

 

Registration link:

Solution Manager 7.2 in the SAP CAL for Content Activation

Time:

Portuguese:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 ADT Latin America

English:
May 22 – May 26, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 
Technical Upgrade to SAP Solution Manager 7.2

Agenda:

  • This session covers the complete upgrade process of the SAP Solution Manager to release 7.2.
  • SAP expert guides the customer through the download, preparation and the upgrade.

 

Goals:

  • Upgrade your SAP Solution Manager to release 7.2

 

Registration link:

Technical Upgrade to SAP Solution Manager 7.2

Time:

German:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

English:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

May 29 – June 02, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 12 – June 16, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 19 – June 23, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

Japanese:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM JST APJ

Spanish:
June 05 – June 09, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

Chinese:
June 12 – June 16, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

 

 
Change Control Management I: CTS+

 SAP offers with CTS+ within SAP Solution Manager a tool to integrate changes on SAP WebAs Java based applications into the common CTS. This helps to control, manage and synchronize changes within ABAP and Java world from one single management center within SAP Solution Manager.

 

In this Expert Guided Implementation participants learn about concepts and basic components. The basic setup of CTS+ is explained step by step and described for typical scenarios. As use cases a typical Portal scenario and a PI scenario will be implemented. The participants can start with the configuration of CTS+ for their own purposes and can complete afterwards.

 

During delivery it is demonstrated how to setup CTS+ in combination with Enterprise Portal and PI. The integration scenario after the successful setup is shown.

 

Registration link:

Change Control Management I: CTS+

Time:

English:
May 30 – June 01, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

June 06 – June 08, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 
Change Control Management III: Change Request Mgmt

 Change Request Management coordinates all changes in a software landscape, to ensure that changes do not conflict with each other. It also ensures that changes are made without disrupting the ongoing business. This results in improved quality of the software landscape, higher availability of IT solutions, and lower total cost of ownership. Change Request Management ensures that the performed changes remain transparent and traceable.

 

This Expert Guided Implementation explains all operations for a Change Request Management proof-of-concept configuration. It enables you to manage your changes and transports from end to end with the SAP Solution Manager 7.2.

 

Also this Expert Guided Implementation demonstrates how to use the CRM Web UI to manage all your developments and corrections with Change Request Management.

 

Registration link:

Change Control Management III: Change Request Mgmt

Time:

Spanish:
May 23 – May 27, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

English:
June 06 – June 10, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 13 – June 17, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

June 26 – June 30, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 
Incident, Problem Management for VARs

 Whenever problems arise, the SAP Solution Manager IT Service Management provides everyone involved in the process with central access to the information relevant to them at all times. IT Service Management helps IT-departments to simplify the process of handling error and service messages and reduce processing times in Incident and Problem Management.

 

This Expert-Guided Implementation service, to set up the IT Service Management for your SAP Solution Manger, enables you to start with an incident ticket management quickly, and gives you the knowledge to adopt it to your individual requirements.

 

The delivery demonstrates the setup for a successful standard IT Service Management implementation. The session provides in addition to that an introduction how to use the service desk and shows examples of advanced service desk functions.

 

Registration link:

Incident, Problem Management for VARs

Time:

Portuguese:
May 22 – May 26, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

English:
May 22 – May 26, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

Spanish:
June 05 – June 09, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

 

 
Incident, Problem Management (ITSM)

 Whenever problems arise, the SAP Solution Manager IT Service Management provides everyone involved in the process with central access to the information relevant to them at all times. IT Service Management helps IT-departments to simplify the process of handling error and service messages and reduce processing times in Incident and Problem Management.

 

This Expert-Guided Implementation service, to set up the IT Service Management for your SAP Solution Manger, enables you to start with an incident ticket management quickly, and gives you the knowledge to adopt it to your individual requirements.

 

The delivery demonstrates the setup for a successful standard IT Service Management implementation. The session provides in addition to that an introduction how to use the service desk and shows examples of advanced service desk functions.

 

Registration link:

Incident, Problem Management (ITSM)

Time:

Spanish:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

English:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 19 – June 23, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

June 19 – June 23, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

Portuguese:
June 19 – June 23, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

 

 
Test Management I: SAP Test Suite

 Within the Lifecycle of an SAP Application an effective Test Management is essential. It relies on proper test preparation, planning and execution with underlying tools.

 

The functions for Test Management inside the SAP Solution Manager help to manage Projects and Solutions with regards to the Test Management activities like the design, execution and reporting. Everyone involved in the test procedures will have central access to relevant information at every time.

 

This Expert-Guided Implementation for Test Management enables you to start with a basic Test Management focused on manual testing using the SAP Solution Manager quickly. It gives you the knowledge to adopt it to your individual requirements.

 

The target group consists of people responsible for the Test Management at a company.

 

Registration link:

Test Management I: SAP Test Suite

Time:

English:
May 29 – May 31, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 26 – June 28, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 
Test Management II: Business Process Change Analyzer

 Business Process Change Analyzer provides precise impact analysis of SAP software changes on business processes. Based on the analysis results a risk based test scope can be identified for regression test activities. For being able to use this application, certain preparation activities have to be performed to create a business blueprint and also to trace SAP objects used during business process execution.

 

The goal of this Expert Guided Implementation is to help the customer execute all relevant implementation steps for setting up and using Business Process Change Analyzer in SAP Solution Manager. After the delivery, the customer should be ready for productive usage of BPCA for the selected business scenario and the customer should have the knowledge for using and implementing the same for all relevant business scenarios.

 

The target group consists of people responsible for the Test Management at a company.

 

Registration link:

Test Management II: Business Process Change Analyzer

Time:

English:
May 15 – May 16, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 19 – June 20, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 
Test Management III: SAP Test Automation with CBTA

Within the Lifecycle of an SAP Application an effective Test Management is essential. It relies on proper test preparation, planning and execution with underlying tools.

 

The functions for Test Management inside the SAP Solution Manager help to manage Projects and Solutions with regards to the Test Management activities like the design, execution and reporting. Everyone involved in the test procedures will have central access to relevant information at every time.

 

This Expert-Guided Implementation for Test Management enables you to quickly start with a basic Test Management focused on test automation using the SAP Solution Manager along with the Component Based Test Automation (CBTA) tool. It gives you the knowledge to adopt it to your individual requirements.

 

The target group consists of people responsible for the Test Management at a company, especially test engineers.

 

Registration link:

Test Management III: SAP Test Automation with CBTA

Time:

English:
May 22 – May 24, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 26 – June 28, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 
Business Intelligence Monitoring & Troubleshooting

 SAP BI landscapes are getting more and more complex. They comprise not only SAP Netweaver BW and SAP BI platform systems. The question arises, how to ensure a correct data flow and a correct processing of business critical data.

 

During this Expert-Guided Implementation service, you learn to configure your own BI Monitoring scenario which comprises all the BW Process Chains and Reports, as well as all BO Jobs and the data source systems and thus enables you to effectively monitor the data processing in your BI landscape.

 

The delivery demonstrates the setup for a successful BI Monitoring scenario. Finally, you learn how to use the BI Monitoring toolset and to effectively interpret these data.

 

Registration link:

Business Intelligence Monitoring & Troubleshooting

Time:

English:
May 29 – May 31, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 26 – June 28, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

Portuguese:
June 12 – June 14, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

 

 
Business Process Monitoring & Stabilization

 IT organizations provide services for a company’s departments. Business Process Stabilization is one of the key tasks within the IT department. SAP Business Process Operations as part of SAP Solution Manager provides proactive and process-oriented monitoring and reporting of a company’s core business processes. It includes the observation of all technical and also application-related functions that are required for a smooth and reliable flow of the core business processes.

 

This seminar communicates the fundamentals of business process monitoring, analytics and dashboards, giving the participants the opportunity to set up a ready-to-use basic scenario in their own SAP Solution Manager.

 

After the training the customer will have a live monitoring pilot for the process “Cross Application Monitoring”, including interface and background job monitoring objects.

 

Registration link:

Business Process Monitoring & Stabilization

Time:

English:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

June 12 – June 16, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

Spanish:
June 05 – June 09, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

 

 
Custom Code Quality and Clones

 For many years customers have developed custom code to gain competitive advantage and to fulfill special business requirements that could not be provided by standard SAP software.

 

However, if the custom code is not developed in accordance with SAP standards and guidelines, then it can pose customers with challenges during critical situations like an upgrade, implementation of support package, operations etc. In turn this can add unknown additional costs.

 

This Expert Guided Implementation provides the fundamentals of Custom Code Management and gives the participants the opportunity to address SAP Quality and Clone issues on their own solution.

 

As a result the customer will be able to identify quality issues using the Code Inspector and discover SAP clones residing in systems using the Clone Finder.

 

Registration link:

Custom Code Quality and Clones

Time:

English:
May 22 – May 25, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 12 – June 15, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 26 – June 29, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

Spanish:
May 30 – June 02, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

Portuguese:
June 26 – June 29, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

 

 
Custom Development Management Cockpit

 A Lifecycle Change Event (such as an upgrade or SP implementation) impacts your custom solutions and potentially can destabilize the integrity of corresponding business processes. Custom code adjustments are one of the key challenges of an upgrade project.

 

CDMC provides the basis for strategic initiatives such as consolidation and simplification for custom code having in-depth transparency on custom code and its usage.

 

This session communicates the fundamentals of Custom Development Management Cockpit. It gives the participants the opportunity to set up three types of ready-to-use scenarios in their own SAP Solution Manager: usage / clearing analysis (CA), upgrade/change impact analysis (UCIA) and change and transport analysis (CTS) plus the ability to set up new ones for any future Lifecycle change event adoption.

 

After the session the customer will have set up the CDMC in SAP Solution Manager to enable the identification of the custom code usage analysis and the impact of a Lifecycle Change Event.

 

The main functionality of CDM is been delivered with the ST-PI Plug-In. Therefore it is independent from the SAP Solution Manager release!. Minor differences between in SAP Solution Manager 7.1 and 7.2 are explained in the EGI.

 

Registration link:

Custom Development Management Cockpit

Time:

English:
May 29 – June 01, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 20 – June 23, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

June 26 – June 29, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

Portuguese:
May 30 – June 02, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

 

 
Integration Monitoring and Troubleshooting

 Integration Monitoring is one of most critical tasks within the IT department. SAP Integration Monitoring is part of SAP Solution Manager and provides proactive monitoring and reporting. It includes the observation of all technical and also application-related functions that are required for a smooth and reliable flow of the core business processes.

 

This Expert Guided Implementation communicates the fundamentals of setting up Integration Monitoring, giving the participants the opportunity to set up a ready-to-use basic scenario in their own SAP Solution Manager.

 

After this Expert Guided Implementation the customer will have a live monitoring pilot.

 

Registration link:

Integration Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Time:

Portuguese:
June 12 – June 15, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

English:
June 20 – June 23, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 
Job Management

 The goal of this session is to have customer's SAP Solution Manager ready for using the Job Scheduling Management Scenario.

 

An SAP expert explains the major configuration steps and guides the customer through the activation process.

 

This Expert Guided Implementation focuses on SAP Solution Manager 7.1 installations with SP03 and above.

 

The following EGI are recommended in advance

  • Expert Guided Implementation for Basic Configuration, in case Solution Manager is new to install.
  • Expert Guided Implementation for Technical Upgrade to 7.1, if the release of SAP Solution Manager is below 7.1.

 

Registration link:

Job Management

Time:

Portuguese:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
09:00 – 11:00 AM ADT Latin America

English:
May 29 – June 02, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 05 – June 09, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

 

 
System Monitoring & Reporting

 This session covers the complete setup process of the new System Monitoring and Reporting.

 

SAP expert guides the customer through the preparation, setup and using the new System Monitoring and Reporting.

 

We recommend to book the session “Expert Guided Implementation for Basic Configuration 7.2” in advance, which will cover the configuration of Root Cause Analysis (Solution Manager Diagnostics). The basic configuration is an important part of prerequisites for the System Monitoring and Reporting.

 

Registration link:

System Monitoring & Reporting

Time:

English:
May 15 – May 18, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 26 – June 29, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 27 – June 30, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

Chinese:
June 13 – June 16, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

Spanish:
June 20 – June 23, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

 

 
Configuration Validation

 SAP offers with Configuration Validation within SAP Solution Manager a tool to validate various kinds of software configuration items. This helps to standardize and harmonize configuration items within ABAP and Java world cross system using a single configuration item repository within SAP Solution Manager.

 

In this Expert Guided Implementation session participants learn about configuration validation templates and typical use cases. The basic setup of Configuration Validation is explained step by step and described for typical reporting scenarios. As use case a typical software level and parameter validation scenario will be implemented. The participants can start with the configuration validation reports for their own purposes and can complete afterwards.

 

During delivery it is demonstrated how to create configuration validation target systems and reports based on the existing system landscape configuration items.

 

Registration link:

Configuration Validation

Time:

Spanish:
May 29 – May 31, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

 

 

 
Roles and Authorization Concept

 This session shows customers how to work with the roles and authorization concept in SAP Solution Manager 7.1. It even helps establishing and individual authorization concept based on clear and predefined examples.

 

Our SAP expert guides the customer through the implementation of roles and authorizations based on a project approach for three exemplary SAP Solution Manager scenarios. With these demonstrations and exercises you will be able to adopt the authorization concept approach for all other scenarios.

 

Beside the classical work with authorizations (transaction PFCG) and the SAP Solution Manager specific role concept we will also show you how to include the CRM Web UI into your concept, which is relevant for a few SAP Solution Manager scenarios.

 

Registration link:

Roles and Authorization Concept

Time:

Portuguese:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM ADT Latin America

English:
May 15 – May 19, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST APJ

May 15 – May 19, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 12 – June 16, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 
End-User Experience Monitoring Reporting Analytics

 Today’s business processes are embedded in a global market with participants all over the world. Guaranteeing the highest availability and performance from almost every location is not just a challenge for huge companies anymore. SAP End-User Experience Monitoring (SAP EEM) is an efficient monitoring suite for evaluating and reporting the availability and performance of your productive systems from a client-side perspective. As a result of the perfect integration into the Diagnostics infrastructure in Solution Manager, discovering, analysis, and resolution of occurring issues has been speeded up dramatically. Problems can often be solved before employees or customers even take notice about them, thereby yielding a lower TCO.

 

This seminar communicates the fundamentals of SAP End-User Experience Monitoring, gives you the opportunity to set up a complete EEM infrastructure and provides the necessary skills to script important business transactions for monitoring purpose.

 

Registration link:

End-User Experience Monitoring Reporting Analytics

Time:

Spanish:
May 30 – June 02, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Latin America

English:
May 30 – June 02, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 
Custom Code Lifecycle Management: Make Your Custom Code Efficient

Custom Code Lifecycle Management (CCLM) was designed to manage ABAP developments along the entire lifecycle of custom code objects from the creation of objects, to their use in productive systems all the way to clearing of unused custom code objects. CCLM makes visible all ABAP developments and provides the capability of monitoring the quality as well as to monitor and guide the decommissioning process.

 

This Expert-Guided Implementation service enables you to set up CCLM in your own system as well as to learn the methodology of CCLM and how to make use of it.

 

The session contains in addition how to activate Usage and Procedure Logging (UPL / SCMON) which is the usage information provider for CCLM. Adding UPL provides 100% coverage of usage without estimations, to close the existing gaps in the SAP workload statistics.

 

Registration link:

Custom Code Lifecycle Management: Make Your Custom Code Efficient

Time:

English
May 15 – May 18, 2017,
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EST North America

June 22 – June 25, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

June 26 – June 29, 2017,
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 

2.

Meet-the-expert: Live Sessions

 

What a Customer COE Should Know about Incident Management (90 min)

Agenda:

  • SAP support basics and new functions of the SAP Incident Wizard
  • How to search for a solution and report an incident
  • How to speed up and escalate an incident

 

Goals:

  • Get a general overview of a Customer Center of Expertise (Customer COE) and SAP support essentials.
  • Learn how the Customer COE manages SAP incidents.

 

Presenter:

Annette Michel, Services, SAP SE
Jens Eikermann, Services, SAP SE
Markus Schweizer, Services, SAP Oesterreich GmbH
Wyatt Virgil Berger, Services, SAP Oesterreich GmbH

Registration link:

What a Customer COE Should Know About Incident Management

Time:

German:
May 15, 2017, 09:00 AM CET EMEA

English:
May 17, 2017, 04:30 PM CET EMEA

May 17, 2017, 09:00 AM CET EMEA

 

 

 
Selecting the right SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Client (60 min)

Agenda:

  • Strategies to pick BI Tools to meet the business need
  • Cater for the skills mix of the target business audience
  • Gain an understanding of broad categories by which the BI Catalog is classified

 

Goals:

  • Better understand the user requirements for Business Intelligence
  • Learn how the BI catalog is classified by function
  • Strategies and use cases to pick the right BI Tool

 

Presenter:

Blair T Wheadon, Development, SAP Canada - Calgary

Registration link:

Selecting the right SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Client

Time:

English:
May 23, 2017, 10:00 AM EST North America

 

 

 
Q2 2017 Release Webinar: SAP SuccessFactors Learning (120 min)

Agenda:

  • Enhancements for SAP SuccessFactors Learning for Q2 2017

 

Goals:

  • Get familiar with Q2 2017 innovations.
  • Learn about the general release and update process at SAP SuccessFactors.

 

Presenter:

Carolyn Bedi, Development, SFSF (Reston), Inc.
Nick Rouvas, Development, SFSF (Reston), Inc.
Rachel Jordan, Development, SFSF (Reston), Inc.
Sany Said, Development, SFSF (Reston), Inc.

Registration link:

Q2 2017 Release Webinar: SAP SuccessFactors Learning

Time:

English:
May 04, 2017, 07:00 AM PST North America

 

 
Q2 2017 Release Webinar: SAP SuccessFactors Succession & Development (60 min)

Agenda:

  • Enhancements for SAP SuccessFactors Learning for Q2 2017

 

Goals:

  • Get familiar with Q2 2017 innovations.
  • Learn about the general release and update process at SAP SuccessFactors.

 

Presenter:

Dipesh Bhattacharya, Development, SuccessFactors, Inc.

Rebecca Reagan-Thieme, Development, SAP Labs, LLC

Sam Passman, Development, SFSF (Reston), Inc.

Simone Roth, Development, SAP SE

Registration link:

Q2 2017 Release Webinar: SAP SuccessFactors Succession & Development

Time:

English:
May 03, 2017, 01:00 PM PST North America

 

 

 
VIP – Compensation Innovations 2017 (60 min)

Agenda:

  • SAP SuccessFactors Compensation and Variable Pay module enhancements and best practices review
  • New release process and upcoming enhancements

 

Goals:

  • Share recommendations, advice, and best practices.
  • Gain insight on available tools.
  • Learn from your peers.

 

Presenter:

Amy Dines, Development, SFSF (Burlington), Inc.

Hazel Crato, Sales & Presales, SAP Brasil Ltda. - Sao Paulo

Joshua B Hill, Sales & Presales, SFSF (Minnetonka), Inc.

Registration link:

VIP - Compensation Innovations 2017

Time:

English:
May 24, 2017, 11:00 AM EST North America

Spanish:
May 25, 2017, 11:00 AM EST North America

 

 
VIP Webinar: Reducing Risk with the Benefits of Compliance Reporting (60 min)

Agenda:

  • Maintaining full legal compliance in global workforces is a risk management imperative today.
  • SAP is working to help you stay legally compliant with the SAP SuccessFactors localization solution.
  • Hear the Advanced Reporting solution benefits and the needed setup for your compliance reports.

 

Goals:

  • Understand the value of the SAP SuccessFactors localization solution.
  • Learn the Advanced Reporting standard report templates available and how to access them.
  • Identify your compliance reporting setup and how to leverage it for additional reporting needs.

 

Presenter:

Barbara Ocain, Sales & Presales, SuccessFactors, Inc.

Trina Page, Sales & Presales, SuccessFactors, Inc.

Registration link:

VIP Webinar: Reducing Risk with the Benefits of Compliance Reporting

Time:

English:
May 17, 2017, 11:00 AM EST North America

 

 
VIP Webinar: SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central: Time Off (60 min)

Agenda:

  • Power in the cloud: Employee Central Time Off
  • Looking for a solution to handle your complex accrual rules or shift premium calculations?
  • Have a mobile workforce? Allow your employees to request time off on the go!

 

Goals:

  • Transform your legacy solution into a modern cloud-based solution without sacrificing functionality.
  • View and maintain your team's requests in one easy-to-use location.
  • Learn about the resources available to help you leverage the functionality.

 

Presenter:

Emily Nagengast, Sales & Presales, SuccessFactors, Inc.

Gertrud Beisel, Development, SAP Labs, LLC

Registration link:

VIP Webinar: SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central: Time Off

Time:

English:
May 10, 2017, 08:00 AM PST North America

 

 
SAP Data Services Integration with SAP Solution Manager for Performance Monitoring (60 min)

Agenda:

  • Integration of SAP Data Services in SAP Solution Manager
  • Configuration of SAP Data Services with SAP Solution Manager
  • Setting up SAP Data Services for monitoring purposes with SAP Solution Manager

 

Goals:

  • Get an overview and learn how to integrate SAP Data Services into SAP Solution Manager.
  • Learn how to successfully configure SAP Data Services in SAP Solution Manager.
  • Learn how to set up the Monitoring Framework of SAP Data Services in SAP Solution Manager and the benefits thereof.

 

Presenter:

Charles Archibong, Service & Support, SAP UK Limited

Regina Ichim, Service, SAP UK Limited

Registration link:

SAP Data Services Integration with SAP Solution Manager for Performance Monitoring

Time:

English:
May 30, 2017, 03:00 PM CET EMEA

 

 
SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting 1.2: Consistency Check Tools (60 min)

Agenda:

  • SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting is integrated with other components, loosely coupled.
  • Additionally, SAP RAR itself includes two major components that work independently from each other.
  • Reconciliation between the components using the RAR Consistency Check tools is required.

 

Goals:

  • Understand the SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting Consistency Check tools.

 

Presenter:

Pascale Humbert, Services, SAP Canada - North York

Dr. Gerold Wellenhofer, Development, SAP SE

Registration link:

SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting 1.2: Consistency Check Tools

Time:

English:
May 09, 2017, 10:00 AM EST North America

 

 
SAP Revenue and Accounting 1.2: Contract Modification Overview (60 min)

Agenda:

  • Contract modification is a complex topic in the new IFRS 15 regulation.
  • SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting performs contract modifications and change of estimates.

 

Goals:

  • Get an overview of how SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting 1.2 performs contract modification and change of estimates.

 

Presenter:

Pascale Humbert, Services, SAP Canada - North York

Dr. Gerold Wellenhofer, Development, SAP SE

Registration link:

SAP Revenue and Accounting 1.2: Contract Modification Overview

Time:

English:
May 23, 2017, 10:00 AM EST North America

 

 
 

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Recording:

Session recordings are available at Knowledge 4 You

 

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