SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS 08: Business Process Operations
This SPS 08 is GR8 blog will focus on Business Process Operations. I will provide an overview of the most important improvements in SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS 08 for business process improvement and data consistency management.
Automatic Pattern Analysis
In business process improvement, you can now use automatic pattern analysis to detect characteristic patterns in the data to be analyzed. This is great news for less-experienced users as it can help them to have a quick start in the analysis process. The results of the automatic pattern analysis are based on the selection made in the “Business Process Analytics” screen. The results are displayed according to the number of dimensions, which denote the number of combined characteristics (see screenshot below).
With SPS 08, a revised usage analysis has been introduced in business process improvement. Charts and tables for visualization have been added to grant a quick and simple overview of the use of key figures, dependency diagrams, and dashboards. Using the option “User Calls”, you can check how often certain users called dashboards, SAP Business Process Analytics, dependency diagrams, and progress management boards. Select “summary – graphic” (see screenshot below) and “summary – tables” to display the number of calls per day separated by application, user, and key figure. “monids rarely used” can be used to check how often the data of a specific Monitoring ID was displayed.
Tolerances for Inconsistencies in Cross-Database Comparison
As of SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS 08, you can enable tolerances in cross-database comparison to avoid inconsistencies whenever they are not needed (for example with rounding differences). All you have to do is go to the “Data Model for Comparison” tray, check “Tolerance allowed”, and enter a tolerance in the new tray.
Automatic Transport for Group Types
In cross-database comparison, users don’t need to manually add a customized group type to a transport request any longer. With SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS 08, group type definitions are automatically added to a transport request, which is yet another contribution to safety and simplicity.
The four new features described above are just an excerpt. To learn more, navigate directly to the full documentation including these topics or check out all SPS 08’s new and improved features for Business Process Operations
Is it any issue to use SOLMAN 7.2 SP08 with Focus Build SP02 ?
we recommend to use SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SP08 with Focused Build SP03.
Yes, I meant SP3 of the FB, we have upgraded both SM 07->08 and FB 02->03 many issues still open with OSS.
How about SM SP 09 which was released just now? Will this "kill" FB 03?
for the answer to your question, see the comments section here: https://blogs.sap.com/2019/07/02/for-your-convenience-sps09-available-for-sap-solution-manager-7.2/#
Will this new site concept affect BPMON configuration which only uses global site during its configuration
sorry for the late reply.
The improvements for SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SPS 08 described above refer to business process improvement and data consistency management, not Business Process Monitoring.
For news and improvements on Business Process Monitoring, please see SAP Help Portal - Business Process and Interface Monitoring.