With the mass shipment of SAP Solution Manager in the close future, the roll-out for our new release is in full sway. As part of the roll-out, we also introduce the concept of Focused Solutions. Focused solutions are turnkey solutions based on SAP Solution Manager – made for immediate consumption. They are ready-to-run, highly integrated, preconfigured, and automated. Focused solutions deliver what all our customers need: tools, best-practice methodologies, training material, etc. The good news is that focused solutions are available to all customers. You can find the latest details at http://support.sap.com/focused.

  • With focused solutions for SAP Solution Manager your customers get the solution they need. If they do not need it, they do not have to buy it.
  • Focused solutions are ready-to-run.
  • They offer all the benefits of a personal consulting solution without the cost involved.
  • Your customers get complete maintenance and support.
  • Your customers only pay what they use. No hidden costs. No shelf ware.
  • Everybody can get it easily and instantly through SAP Store.
  • Customers can test drive the solutions risk-free, anywhere, anytime.


And you can leverage focused solutions starting at only € 250. Watch the newly released video on focused solutions. Currently, there are two focused solutions available:


  • Focused Build for SAP Solution Manager provides a ready-to-run, and integrated, tool-supported methodology to manage requirements and software development in large, agile projects. This focused solution provides:
    Automated visibility of solution readiness against due dates, with integrated risk management
    – Management of distributed development teams
    – Agile release and software engineering with JIRA integration
    – Automated test planning, change & release management to support continuous delivery & integration and DevOps
    – Full integration of demand, project, process, change, release and test management
    Watch Focused Build in action!


  • Focused Insights enables customers to build and distribute powerful customer-specific dashboards in minutes using state-of-the-art user experience. In a nutshell, Focused Insights offers:
    – Build custom-specific, easy-to-use dashboards in minutes
    – Pre-packaged content with simplified configuration models, no programming needed
    – Monitor 800+ best-practice KPIs, pre-selected for standard use cases
    – Mix real-time or historic metrics from across all SAP Solution Manager use cases
    – Ideal to build your ICC and OCC
    – Enable top-level, strategic, KPI-driven management for the business solution for IT and Business
    Watch Focused Insights in action!


Further Focused Solutions are planned, so stay tuned.


For customers, partners, and colleagues, we offer Meet-the-Expert sessions on focused solutions. Please use the links below to register:

Meet the Expert: Focused Solutions for SAP Solution Manager – Introduction

Speaker: Marc Oliver Schäfer

Session 1: August 30, 2016, 10:00am CET (duration 60 min)

Session 2: August 30, 2016, 5:00pm CET (duration 60 min)

Meet the Expert: SAP Solution Manager: Focused Insights Overview

Speaker: Xavier Dupeyrat

Session 1: August 31, 2016, 10:00am CET (duration 60 min)

Session 2: August 31, 2016, 5:00pm CET (duration 60 min)


Meet the Expert: SAP Solution Manager: Focused Build Overview

Speaker: Michael Kloeffer, Marc Oliver Schäfer

Session 1: Sept 1, 2016, 10:00am CET (duration 60 min)

Session 2: Sept 1, 2016, 5:00pm CET (duration 60 min)


Also see http://support.sap.com/focused for more information.

Should you have questions or comments, please send your feedback to focused.solutions@sap.com.

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