Downloading SPM Application to Install
First a little history about the application, second half of 2007 was the launch of version 1.0 then called xApps Spend Analytics. The next major release was SAP Spend Analytics 2.0 in second half of 2008 and the third release 2.1 during second half of 2009 now called Spend Performance Management.
First of make sure you have the necessary access and approved license to download the software (without which you may not be able to view / download).
To download the software you can use solution manager or use the following link and navigation path on service marketplace:
http://service.sap.com/swdc -> Installations and Upgrades -> Installations and Upgrades – Entry by Application Group -> SAP Application Components -> Sap BOBJ Spend Perf Mgmt -> SAP BOBJ SPEND PERF MGMT 2.1 -> Installation -> Downloads (Tab)
This will download a Zip file that has 2 main folders one for the backend (to be installed on the BW ABAP side) and another for the UI (to be installed on the BW portal).
Support Package and Patches:
If you are planning to download Support Packages or Patches use the following link and navigation path on service marketplace:
http://service.sap.com/swdc -> Support Packages and Patches -> Support Packages and Patches – Entry by Application Group -> SAP Application Components -> Sap BOBJ Spend Perf Mgmt -> SAP BOBJ SPEND PERF MGMT 2.1 -> Enter by Component -> here you will find 3 links:
- one for the ABAP support packages and patches for each release (2.0 and 2.1)
- another for UI add-on based on non EHP systems -> SSA UI 2.1 -> # OS Independent
- another for UI add-on based on EHP systems-> SSA UI 2.11 -> # OS Independent
There are also release notes for each Support Package and Patches,
SPM 2.1 SP1 – 1372967
SPM 2.1 SP1 patch 1 – 1377908
SPM 2.1 SP2 – 1392354
SPM 2.1 SP2 patch 1 – 1418407
SPM 2.1 SP3 – 1423798
SPM 2.1 SP3 patch 4 – 1480543
SPM 2.1 SP4 – 1468268
SPM 2.1 SP4 patch 1 – 1487779