In the 1 hour session ALM106: “What IT Professionals Need To Know about SAP Enhancement Packages” I will focus on the architecture, technology facts and implementation procedure of SAP enhancement packages.
As you might already know SAP enhancement packages represent a new software delivery strategy that allows you to get innovations on top of SAP ERP 6.0 without the need for fully upgrading your current release. However with SAP enhancement packages, the methodology for implementing new functionality has significantly changed. This session outlines the basic ideas of the new concept and the implementation procedure for SAP enhancement packages for SAP ERP. Getting familiar with these procedures will help you to minimize implementation efforts and leverage the new technology. Part of the session will be very nice demo where I will guide you through the end-to-end installation process. Furthermore you will get the latest statistics, best practices from customers and an outlook about EHP’s for the Business Suite in 2010.
To get started I can highly recommend to read my blog What you must know about implementing SAP enhancement packages for SAP ERP which gives the most important information around the concept and the implementation procedure of SAP enhancement packages for SAP ERP plus Video Blog: Introducing SAP enhancement packages and the switch framework! In case you have any questions – just ask everything you always wanted to know about the SAP enhancement packages SAP Enhancement Packages or post them as a comment on this weblog: I will then answer your questions during our session.
In case you want to learn more I can recommend you two intermediate succession sessions:
ALM 262 – Implementing Enhancement Packages: From Solution Map to Configuration (2h hands-on lecture)
Enhancement Packages are an integral part of the Innovation Management storyline. During this hands-on session you will perform practical exercises with a focus on the identification of the enhanced business scenario in a solution map, the enhancement package infocenter, the determination of required technical packages via maintenance optimizer, and business blueprint and configuration using the releated implementation content. In addition to that, you will use the built-in reporting to check the status of the project.
ALM 207 – Innovation Management and Configuration (2h session)
See how Innovation Management helps you to identify future-proof business scenarios and how it guides you through the process of implementing them in your existing solution landscape. Learn what capabilities are offered by SAP Solution Manager and the SAP Business Suite applications to make the adoption of innovation a non-event. Get firsthand information about the complete offering, including detection of required packages via maintenance optimizer, accelerated design and build with implementation content, risk-based testing with Business Process Change Analyzer, and the safe delivery to your production system with Quality Gate Management.