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Series of Technology Essentials for Moving to SAP S/4HANA – tip #12: Find Relevant SAP Notes

This is a series of blogs written by SAP subject matter experts to prepare you for your journey to SAP S/4HANA. Ready? Let’s go!

Topic #12 is how to keep track of relevant SAP Notes

While keeping track of relevant SAP Notes can prove difficult at times, SAP Notes contain code corrections that can fix a sizable share of test incidents in implementation projects.

Check out how the following tools can help you reduce the effort and testing phase by proactively applying relevant software corrections.

Intelligent system maintenance with automated search for SAP Notes

Our automated search for SAP Notes tool lets you use your system’s code execution statistics (SCMON) to find the relevant SAP Notes in the SAP Notes database. An SAP Note is considered relevant for a given system if its correction instruction(s) contain an ABAP object (include, class method, …) that has been executed in that system.

For more details, please refer to SAP Note 2867215.

Application conversion assistant for ASU toolbox for SAP S/4HANA

Our application-specific upgrade (ASU) toolbox for SAP S/4HANA features an application conversion assistant and refreshed content that make it especially relevant for converting from the SAP ERP application to SAP S/4HANA. The toolbox offers:

  • Precheck of 400+ prerequisite SAP Notes for typical conversion tasks such as customer-vendor integration, finance data migration, and so on
  • Execution of key application checks to remind you of important functional configurations
  • Task list builder with continuously improved content on the key technical steps for configuring your system and creating an audit-ready task list equipped with execution tracking and logging

For more details, please refer to SAP Note 3008338.

Earlier blogs of the series:

tip #1: Check Your Add-ons. Now.

tip #2: Check Your Finance Data Quality

tip #3: Don’t Just Rework Custom Code. Rethink it!

tip #4: How to Build Custom Extensions

tip #5: Plan Ahead with Compatibility Packs

tip #6: Gain Insight to Build a Solid Business Case

tip #7: Hardware Planning and Data Volume Management

tip #8: Curate Your Master Data before Deployment

tip #9: Understand the Functional Impact

tip #10: Fix Issues Without Bogging Down Conversion

tip #11: Optimizing Downtime in Conversions

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