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Optimize Business and IT With New Generation Application Lifecycle Management

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The only constant in today’s economic reality is change. IT organizations are under tremendous pressure to provide accelerated innovation, ensure business continuity and to reduce risk and total cost of ownership. With an integrated, standardized and open approach to Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) organizations can implement solutions faster and operate them at lower cost. SAP provides end-to-end Application Lifecycle Management capabilities with processes following ITIL, tools, services, and an organizational model to manage SAP and non-SAP solutions throughout the complete application lifecycle.

In this webcast, you will get an overview of the complete application lifecycle management offerings of SAP and their benefits, and you will learn how the SAP Community Network (SCN) supports you to further engage with peers in your industry. SCN has expanded its services to sharing expertise & best practices on justification topics beyond implementation and product discussions.

1) Intro – Why ALM matters and integration into bigger ITSM picture – 10 Min.
2) ALM from SAP – 30 Min.
3) How to benefit from SAP Community Network – 10 Min.
4) Q&A – 10 Min.


Check out the many ALM related sessions at Application Lifecycle Management at TechEd 2009


New ALM resource center on Support Portal (S-UserID required)


RunSAP videos on YouTube


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  • Looking forward to this one:
    TITLE: Optimize Business and IT With New Generation Application Lifecycle Management
    WHEN: September 30, 2009 at 12:00 PM EST (16:00 GMT)
    SPEAKER: Marc Their, Active Global Support, SAP
    SPEAKER: Stefan Discher, Solution Marketing, SAP
    SPEAKER: Michael Schwandt, SAP Community Network Collaboration, SAP

    See you all there, Mark.

  • Your session was good and informative.Live demo of some of the features would have been more better as anxiety levels are higher.

    Thank you for the session.

    How has the content on Business Process monitoring improved from Solman SP17 to Ehp1,latest sps.
    Do we have lots of further addition to the Content and where can I get more information on details of new content?

    I will appreciate your reply.


    • Hello Laxmi:

      We have many enhancements, starting with the addition of the Data Consistancy Management and Data Volume Management Cockpits to the Business Process Operations Work Center.

      Data Consistancy Management: New Alerting Functionalities
         New Data Consistency Monitor for FI (New GL)
         New key figure in DC User Exit (DCCUST01)
         2 new Data Consistency Monitor for SAP Retail (Forecast & Replenishment (F&R))
         Extension of existing alerting functionalities
         External Compare
      – for compare between 2 SAP systems directly via RFC (XML files don’t need to be
      specifically created)
      – new version now part of ST-PI in Solman and satellite systems
         Consolidation of names for key figures for different monitoring objects

      In addition, here are some additional changes:

      New Alerting Functionalities
         ABAP Short Dump Monitor – per report, client and short dump type
         New Throughput Backlog Indicators for Quality Management (inspection lots)
         Extension of existing alerting functionalities
         Background Job Monitoring based on Intel’s requirements
         TBI’s for Logistics Execution
         Application Log Monitoring
         File Monitoring (length of file name and path)
         New Setup for “Other CCMS” Monitoring–configuration via value help

      Interface Alerts
      New Alerting Functionalities
         BDoc Monitoring
         Workflow Monitoring
         tRFC Monitoring
         Extension of existing alerting functionalities
           IDoc Monitoring
        – Value Help for Configuration now available
        – Detail Info Button for the analysis of alerts now available
        – additional key figure: number of status records for specific status
         PI Monitoring – message based alerting for ABAP part of PI adjusted
         – directly configurable within BPMon Setup session
         – underlying infrastructure simplified (ALM no longer needed)

      Job Management:
      Request, document, schedule and monitor background jobs, accessible via Job Management Work Center
         Alert Inbox: Easy access to Job Alerts
         Alert Trend Analysis: Understand your alert history
         Task Management: Organize your work
         Job Request and Documentation
         Print forms for SAP
         – Prerequisites: Adobe Document Service (ADS)
         Custom forms for other job schedulers: Your job scheduler is not on our list? Just add
      your own forms.
         Configuration of Job Request form: Make it your personal form
         Templates for Job Documentations
         Contains documentation templates for SAP standard jobs
         Allows creation of custom templates

      More information is available at – What’s New in EhP1 (in the section Getting Started with EhP1)

      Hope that helps, thanks for joining the event.