SAP Integrated Testing Solution
The Change Request Management scenario of the SAP® Solution Manager can be properly integrated with SAP Quality Center application by HP® to allow SAP customers to streamline the testing process of their SAP projects (maintenance, implementation, template, and upgrade), starting with change management and project planning to physical transports of changes from the development environment into the productive environment.
The Global Online Partners™ SAP Integrated Testing Solution will enable your customer to speed up testing and improve software quality, by allowing the transfer of project blueprints and test assets from the SAP Solution Manager platform to the HP Quality Center. Then, your customer will be able to test in HP Quality Center, display the results in SAP Solution Manager, and synchronize their quality center defects with SAP Solution Manager Service Desk tickets.
A Standard Integrated Testing Solution
Centered on the configuration and setup of the SAP Solution Manager Change Request Management (ChaRM) scenario, the SAP Integrated Testing Solution by Global Online Partners™ is a compound standard solution that may include all or any of the following standard services:
Technical Installation of SAP Solution Manager and required software Add-ons.
Software Version Update of SAP Solution Manager and Add-ons.
Basic Configuration of the SAP Solution Manager.
Configuration of essential usage scenarios for Integrated Testing.
Activation of the required Integration Enhancements.
When Should the Service Be Used?
The SAP Integrated Testing Solution is usually required to enable your customer for the efficient implementation and synchronization of SAP software changes with minimal risks by providing standardized methods and a fully configurable approval process for all changes.
Whether your customer's challenges are ongoing software and configuration changes or large implementation projects, the SAP Integrated Testing Solution by Global Online Partners™ will help them adopt the SAP end-to-end operation standards for managing data consistency and secure project control.
The SAP Integrated Testing Solution includes the following standard services:
Technical Installation and Update of SAP Solution Manager
Follows the installation procedure of SAP Solution Manager along with relevant support packages and upgrade to Release 7.1, if required, as described in the according SAP Installation Guide.
Technical Installation and Update of SAP Quality Center by HP and SAP Adapter
Installation and configuration of the SAP Quality Center software components to provide role-specific testing and cover the complete testing process from requirements gathering to test case definitions and reporting.
SAP Solution Manager Basic Configuration
Configuration of all basic technical settings for SAP Solution Manager basic functions, including necessary connections to/from internal managed systems, as a preparation for further configuration.
Configuration of essential Usage Scenarios for Integrated Testing
Activation and configuration of SAP Solution Manager scenarios relevant for Integrated Testing including but not limited to Change Request Management (ChaRM), Incident Management (Service Desk) and Change Control.
SAP Solution Manager Adaptor for SAP Quality Center by HP
Configuration of the required settings to enable communication between SAP Solution Manager and SAP Quality Center by HP.
The SAP Integrated Testing Solution benefits everyone in your customer's organization involved in Implementation or Production Support. Some of the key benefits include:
Allow for the organization to control and manage changes in the SAP systems effectively.
Helps adoption of standard process flow and procedures with mandatory controls and documented steps for any change to the SAP systems.
Provide powerful project management tools for controlling, planning, design, development, testing, and going live.
Reduce workload of IT specialists.
Minimize business disruptions.
Effectively adheres to requirements for SOX compliance.
Availability and Cost
The SAP Integrated Testing Solution must be purchased separately. Global Online Partners™ offers the SAP Integrated Testing Solution at an attractive fixed price. Scenario-specific configuration outside the standard scope may be supplied as a standard service when available or on a time and materials basis.
As per our experience database, the overall implementation time of the SAP Integrated Testing Solution is about ten to twelve weeks, depending on the required service components. Please contact Global Online Partners™ Consulting Services organization for current prices and conditions.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Contact Global Online Partners™ to make a service planning appointment.
Global Online Partners™ will need you to provide a contact person in your organization with the authority to answer questions and confirm dates and results.
Once a date has been agreed the service will be provided by the Global Online Partners™ team.