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Enhancement Packages for SAP ERP

Innovation Made Easy - Learn How to Do it

Thomas Grande, Global Upgrade Office
September 2011

Agenda

Introduction & Market Situation
News in Enhancement Package 5 for SAP ERP – Overview & Getting Started
Identification of Relevant Enhancement Package Functionalities
• Enhancement Package Information Center @ SAP Service Marketplace
• Business Function Prediction
• Solution Browser Tool
• Relationship of Licenses and Business Functions
Demo: SAP Enhancement Package Implementation Lifecycle
Summary, Questions & Answers
Appendix – For Further Reading

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SAP Product Strategy
Deliver Instant Value

On DEVICE  All devices
Collaboration Analytics Mobile
 All user experiences
Easy to extend
ORCHESTRATION

On DEMAND SAP Business  Instant value
ByDesign
LoB on Demand  Line of business or suite
 Integrated to On Premise

On PREMISE  SOA-enabled
SAP Business Suite 7 innovations 2010
 Best-practices packages
 Non-disruptive enhancements

 Platform
 In-Memory

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SAP Product Strategy
Deliver Instant Value

On DEVICE  All devices
Collaboration Analytics Mobile
 All user experiences
 Easy to extend

On DEMAND SAP Business  Instant value
ByDesign
LoB on Demand  Line of business or suite
 Integrated to On Premise

On PREMISE  SOA-enabled
SAP Business Suite 7 innovations 2010
 Best-practices packages
 Non-disruptive enhancements

 Platform
 In-Memory

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On Premise Innovation Path
SAP Business Suite 7 Innovations 2010 Roadmap

SAP Business Suite 7 SAP Business Suite 7 Innovations 2010

4 5 1 1 1

ERP PLM SRM SCM CRM ERP PLM SRM SCM CRM
6.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.0 7.01 7.0 7.0 7.0

SAP Business Suite 7 SAP Business Suite 7 Innovations 2010

Available since 2009 Available since May 2011

We follow our roadmaps and keep promises:
• Five generations of SAP enhancement packages for SAP ERP successfully
delivered and adopted in the market
• Proven by the high number of 10.000 ERP EHP live customers
• First set of enhancement packages across SAP Business Suite 7 core
applications available since May 2011

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. ..0 ERP 6. SAP Innovation Then and Now Innovate Faster and Easier with SAP Enhancement Packages Adoption of innovations / business functionality now in shorter increments thanks to SAP enhancement packages! EHP 5 Business Functionality EHP 4 EHP 3 SAP ERP 6.. and now! Time © 2011 SAP AG..6 standard  Lower TCI and TCO Upgrade Then. All rights reserved. 6 .0 + SAP enhancement packages  Innovate on stable core SAP R/3 4.

Select and activate the functionality needed by your business using the Switch Framework. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. Inactive Business EHP EHP Functions Support SAP Support Support Support Package Package Package Package System Time active active Business Function Activation 2. 7 . Always install SAP enhancement packages combined with Support Pack Stack as a maintenance activity with minor additional effort and facilitated by the new EHP Installer tool. Functionality your business does not need will remain dormant.How is it Possible? Installation with Regular Maintenance and Selective Activation 1.

000 productive customers have an enhancement package installed  SAP enhancement packages get adopted much quicker than previous major releases (e.0)  SAP enhancement package 5 is gaining momentum after general availability Legend: (only highest installed EHP level is counted) EHP 5 installed EHP 4 installed EHP 3 installed EHP 2 installed © 2011 SAP AG.Adoption SAP Enhancement Packages for SAP ERP August 2011 – Customers With Productive Enhancement Package Installation Key messages:  Already more than 11. All rights reserved.g. 8 . SAP ERP 6.

All rights reserved.Agenda Introduction & Market Situation News in Enhancement Package 5 for SAP ERP – Overview & Getting Started Identification of Relevant Enhancement Package Functionalities • Enhancement Package Information Center @ SAP Service Marketplace • Business Function Prediction • Solution Browser Tool • Relationship of Licenses and Business Functions Demo: SAP Enhancement Package Implementation Lifecycle Summary. 9 . Questions & Answers Appendix – For Further Reading © 2011 SAP AG.

and supplier relationship  Extended integration of e-recruiting and HR management to integrate processes with the SSF core system in the hiring process  Enhancements for organization chart visualization PROCUREMENT AND  Next-generation employee self-services LOGISTICS EXECUTION  Additional HCM – localizations  Procurement:  Improvements in SAP Travel Management  Integration with SAP Supplier Relationship application Management service procurement functionality  Further procure-to-pay improvements  New stock type for inventory management  SAP Auto-ID infrastructure offering FINANCIALS  Improvements for outsourced manufacturing scenarios  SAP Treasury and Risk Management application: PRODUCTION PLANNING AND  Streamlined hedge management process QUALITY MANAGEMENT EXECUTION  Enhancements in in-house cash  SAP Master Data Governance application  Work-in-process batch tracking and valuation for financials:  New FMEA (failure mode and effects analysis)  Engineering and manufacturing product structure features  Managing and distributing organizational units synchronization (profit center. HCM. Japan. travel analytics management. Chile. All rights reserved. Highlights 10 . At-a-Glance SAP Enhancement Package 5 for SAP ERP SALES ENTERPRISE ASSET MANAGEMENT HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT  Improvements for configurable sales UI  New role: simplified and improved maintenance  Talent management: planning and execution processes  Enhanced UI and functionalities of  New functionality for modeling of linear assets compensation management and talent  More granular cost collection management SHARED SERVICE CENTER  Improvements in rotable management  Improved insights into learning activities  SAP Real Estate Management application:  Workforce process management:  New shared service framework (SSF) as a platform  Enhanced processes in commercial real estate  Automated performance assessment process for multifunctional shared service organizations management  UI flexibility and organization management  Enhancements in financials. cost center)  Integration with SAP EHS Management  Production order integration with ME applications  Enhancements in SAP Financial Supply Chain SUSTAINABILITY:  Power lists for process orders Management set of applications  Manufacturing analytics:  New features in financial accounting and new EH&S COMPLIANCE MANAGEMENT  Overall equipment efficiency (OEE) analytics general ledger – reorganization of profit center  Enhanced reporting and master data maintenance via Xcelsius software  Improved formats of financial reports  Legal compliance for product safety and  Manufacturing analytics via Xcelsius  Localizations for India. and Russia occupational health  Shift report and shift note enhancements  Enhancements in SAP Strategic Enterprise  Enhanced incident management (delivered as  Extensions in Lean Manufacturing (Kanban) Management business consolidation functionality add-on for SAP ERP EHP 5 in September 2010)  XSteps and PI sheet enhancements for legal compliance © 2011 SAP AG.

Learning Solution 02 HCM_LSO_CI_2 Sales and Distribution LOG_SD_CI_01 HCM. Performance Management 01 HCM_OSA_CI_1 Roles in SAP All-In-One /KYK/GEN_AIO_SIMPLIFICATION HCM. SAP ERP – Top 10 Business Functions Most Frequently Activated Business Functions SAP Enhancement Package 3 SAP Enhancement Package 4 Business Function Description Business Function Name Business Function Description Business Function Name New General Ledger Accounting FIN_GL_CI_1 Enterprise Search in SAP ERP ERP_ENTERPRISESEARCH Reporting Financials FIN_REP_SIMPL_1 HCM. SAP E-Recruiting . ESS for Personal Information HCM_ESS_CI_1 Reporting Financials 2 FIN_REP_SIMPL_2 Project System OPS_PS_CI_1 General Ledger Accounting 2 FIN_GL_CI_2 HCM. 11 . All rights reserved. New User Interface for ABAP Lists ERP_ALL_LISTS HCM. HCM_TMC_CI_1 © 2011 SAP AG. Enterprise Services 2 LOG_ESOA_OPS_2 ERP. Administrative Services 02 HCM_ASR_CI_2 HCM. SAP E-Recruiting 1 HCM_ERC_CI_1 All Common Forms Available in PDF ERP_ALL_PDF_FORMS TRM: Hedge Management. Core Processes in Talent Mgmt. New Key Figures Operations. New FIN_TRM_LR_FI_AN MM. Integration of MM and FI LOG_MMFI_P2P Instruments.Search 1 HCM_ERC_SES_1 HCM.

. EHP installation.. activate and use them! EHP EHP EHP EHP Planning Installation Activation Solution Browser Accelerated Innovation Enhancement Package Switch  Delta-Functionalities between Enablement Installation Framework releases (generic)  Evaluate innovations of the  Use EHP installer for  Activate the relevant business latest SAP enhancement installation of EHP functions within your Business Function package in detail productive landscape Prediction  Specific services for sequentially  Setup sandbox system for configuration of SAP Solution  Receive tailored evaluation Manager. ..  Use SAP business process recommendations for downtime optimization.. . All rights reserved..Getting Started with SAP Enhancement Packages Quickly Meet Business Requirements for Growth and Competitive Advantage Find what„s new. etc.. available down the test scope for the your current system usage to meet business process activation requirements © 2011 SAP AG.. 12 . .... and what you get.. install innovations... . code change analyzer to narrow business functions based on  Information on how to deploy optimization.

Agenda Introduction & Market Situation News in Enhancement Package 5 for SAP ERP – Overview & Getting Started Identification of Relevant Enhancement Package Functionalities • Enhancement Package Information Center @ SAP Service Marketplace • Business Function Prediction • Solution Browser Tool • Relationship of Licenses and Business Functions Demo: SAP Enhancement Package Implementation Lifecycle Summary. 13 . Questions & Answers Appendix – For Further Reading © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved.

All rights reserved.Customers Request Guidance When It Comes To Selecting The Relevant EHP Functionality! Currently there are 500+ business functions available Wondering which enhancement package functionality is potentially relevant for you? © 2011 SAP AG. 14 .

15 .sap.sap.com/erp-ehp © 2011 SAP AG.Familiarize yourself with Enhancement Packages EHP Information Center at http://service.com/erp-ehp Description • Central access to information related to SAP enhancement packages (EHP) • NEW: • EHP5 content available now • Improved structure of overview and detailed pages Tool access  http://service. All rights reserved.

Unlock the Value of Your SAP ERP System: Business Function Prediction for SAP® ERP  Individual and tailored recommendation of relevant enhancement package functionality adding value to your existing system usage  Easy and direct access to all project relevant information:  Overview presentation and documentation (including business benefits)  Release notes and test case catalogs  Mapping to technical usage  Multiple language support  Including information on enhancement package 5 for SAP ERP  3.com.sap.500+ satisfied customers (July 2011) Get more details and your free report at http://service. © 2011 SAP AG. 16 .com/bfp or email to ehp-tech@sap. All rights reserved.

” Sylke Clemens.” Mike Ayars. 17 . It pulled all the documentation we needed together in one place. Marco Lenck. Rhein Chemie Rheinau GmbH “We used the business function prediction offering from SAP to identify the specific and relevant functionalities we needed from the SAP enhancement package. “We are very satisfied with the business function prediction that helped us a lot to identify innovation in SAP enhancement packages. Servicemanagerin. All rights reserved.youtube. GISA GmbH http://www.com/watch?v=MfcrGPvNQdM © 2011 SAP AG. We definitely recommend this offering to our customers. SAP Project Manager.” Dr. It is easy to use. CIO. free of charge and saves a lot of time.Business Function Prediction for SAP ERP What Our Customers Say… “Business function prediction is a great tool. Powell Electronics Inc.

All rights reserved.com/BFP) the email template and attach the list of used SAP transactions Duration: approximately 2-5 days C u s t o m e r © 2011 SAP AG.com/BFP  SAP will send you the results transactions from your to initiate your request report usually within one week production system collected by via email workload monitor (step-by-step description can be downloaded here:  Please answer the questions in http://service.sap. 18 .sap.Delivery Process Overview Extract SAP Initiate your SAP will send you transaction usage request the results report 1 2 3  Extract the list of used SAP  Go to http://service.

com/bfp .DEMO Business Function Prediction Get more details and your free report at http://service.sap.

com/BFP © 2011 SAP AG.Results Report and Order Information In case of questions please contact us at ehp-tech@sap.com The Step-By-Step instruction can be found here: http://service. 20 . All rights reserved.sap.

• Available for all core applications of SAP Business Suite 7: SAP ERP. SAP SRM. German (new!) and Japanese Further Information / Tool Access • Via SAP Upgrade Info Center at: http://service.sap.com/solutionbrowser • Direct access at: http://sapsolutionbrowser.Solution Browser Tool Description • Identify delta functionality available after an upgrade or enhancement package implementation. All rights reserved. and SAP SCM • Available in English. 21 .com Benefits • Tailored access to detailed and structured delta information • Reduced effort to define a business case or value proposition for an upgrade • Fast identification of capabilities that respond to user requirements © 2011 SAP AG. SAP CRM.

22 .Get Transparency on Possible License Implications when Activating Content from SAP Enhancement Packages for SAP ERP – Content  Provides guidance about possibly required licenses when activating business functions and using the new functionality delivered by an Enhancement Package for SAP ERP  Reflects the status of SAP‟s licensing practices for SAP enhancement packages (status May 2011.com/sap/support/notes/1524246 (login to SAP Service Marketplace required) © 2011 SAP AG.sap. will be updated regularly)  Covers Line-of-business (LoB) functions and industry-specific functions included in SAP enhancement packages – Target Audience  Project managers  Business analysts  Administrators Direct link: http://service. All rights reserved.

23 . All rights reserved.Agenda Introduction & Market Situation News in Enhancement Package 5 for SAP ERP – Overview & Getting Started Identification of Relevant Enhancement Package Functionalities • Enhancement Package Information Center @ SAP Service Marketplace • Business Function Prediction • Solution Browser Tool • Relationship of Licenses and Business Functions Demo: SAP Enhancement Package Implementation Lifecycle Summary. Questions & Answers Appendix – For Further Reading © 2011 SAP AG.

. . Phases of an EHP Implementation Quickly Meet Business Requirements for Growth and Competitive Advantage D Find what„s new. install innovations... activate and use them! V E EHP EHP EHP EHP A M L A U N E D Planning Installation Activation Susan Maria John Susan Maria John Line of SAP Business Business Process Expert System Administrator Line of SAP Business Business System Process Expert Administrator © 2011 SAP AG.. .. 24 .... and what you get.... All rights reserved. .. . .

DEMO Enhancement Package Implementation Lifecycle Demo based on new SAP E-Recruiting functionality .

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© 2011 SAP AG.Switch Framework How Does It Work? Architectural Repository View: Business View: View: “Enhancement “Business Function” “techn. 27 . Switch” Framework” Business Function Set Business Function Set Enhancements Bus Fct F1 Switch 1  Industry Business BusBus FctFct F2 F1 Set “Media“ Function Switch 2  BusBus FctFct F4 F2 Advertising Mgmt. Screen BusPress Fct F4 Distribution Switch 3  Element 1 … Element 2 Switch 4 Enterprise Business IMG-nodes Function Switch 5 HCM. Administration Enhancements Switch n Switch BC Set Real Estate … A switch controls the visibility of other repository objects. All rights reserved.

28 . All rights reserved.First Set Of Reversible Business Functions New with Business Suite 7 Innovations 2010 New with Business Suite 7 Innovations 2010: Reversible Business Functions  A reversible Business Function can be tested / evaluated in DEV/QAS systems but only in separate clients  Make sure that the activated functionality of the Business Function is not tested in any other client of the test system. Business Functions are active in all clients!  To completely „undo‟ a Business Function the whole client has to be deleted  Currently there are 37 reversible Business Functions © 2011 SAP AG.

All rights reserved.Switch Framework: Transaction SFW5 Transport of Switch Settings Transaction: SFW5 Activate Business Activate Business Functions manually Functions manually SBX DEV transport* QAS transport* PRD Generate transport* Import transport with Import transport with with switch settings switch settings switch settings * Only complete transport of all switch settings is possible © 2011 SAP AG. 29 .

critical business processes  SAP Solution Manager BPCA* provides  EHP deployment in DEV or TST system transparency about impacted business processes prior to activation *BPCA: Business Process Change Analyzer.inactive CreateSales SalesOrder Order Delivery Goods GoodsIssue Issue Business Function B – inactive – planned activation Billing Procure to Pay  new functionality with SAP Solution Manager 7. 30 .Identify affected processes before activation Business Process Change Analyzer EHP EHP Support Support Support Support Package Package Package Package SAP Time System Business Functions deployed via EHPs Business Blueprint Order to Cash Business Function A . All rights reserved. *TBOM: Technical Bill Of Material © 2011 SAP AG.1 Create Purchase Order Functionality Prerequisites  BPCA lists all affected business processes  (Lean) documentation of business processes which will be impacted before activating the  BPCA triggered trace (TBOM) of mission- selected EhP business function.0 (SP23) or 7.

000 enhancement package installations globally (as of Dec 2010).e. this number represents an extract only out of more than 9. only those considered which provided details on these questions. EHPs 48 hours 24 50 % Reduction of Business Downtime 21 weeks 8 62 % Reduction of Total Project Duration * 58 % Reduction of Project Phases Duration Get the details at: http://service.sap.com/ehp-db * Up to 58% reduction of project phases duration in total. Source: Upgrade Experience Database ² Total number of enhancement package installations (EHP 1 to 4): n = 111. Preparation and Blueprint from 3 down to 1 week each.0.Speeding Up Innovation Upgrades¹ vs. Source: Enhancement Package Experience Database © 2011 SAP AG. i. only those considered which provided details on these questions. All rights reserved. Enhancement Packages² for SAP Business Suite Upgrades vs. 31 .6C to SAP ERP 6. 1 Based on n = 168 upgrades from SAP R/3 4. Preparation for Cutover from 3 down to 2 weeks and Production Cutover/ Support from 2 down to 1 week. Realization from 8 down to 3 weeks.

All rights reserved. 32 .Agenda Introduction & Market Situation News in Enhancement Package 5 for SAP ERP – Overview & Getting Started Identification of Relevant Enhancement Package Functionalities • Enhancement Package Information Center @ SAP Service Marketplace • Business Function Prediction • Solution Browser Tool • Relationship of Licenses and Business Functions Demo: SAP Enhancement Package Implementation Lifecycle Summary. Questions & Answers Appendix – For Further Reading © 2011 SAP AG.

de/2385 German (2nd edition): http://www. architecture.sap-press. as well as tips and tricks from the authors make this book a useful companion that you can consult time and again. and technology as well as implementation.90 Euro English: http://www. All rights reserved. note boxes..“ Target audience • Project managers • Project members: Administrators and developers ISBN 978-1-59229-351-3 Price: 69. tools and troubleshooting • Best practices and step-by-step instructions for the planning and realization of EHP-projects “Practical solutions. checklists. 33 .sap-press.Hot of the Press: Implementing SAP Enhancement Packages Content • Overview about all capabilities of SAP‟s enhancement strategy • Details about the concept.de/2828 © 2011 SAP AG.

com How can I identify relevant functionality in SAP enhancement Business Function Prediction: packages? http://service.com/scm-ehp SAP SRM: http://service.com/srm-ehp SAP PLM: http://service.com/crm-ehp SAP SCM: http://service.com/plm-ehp Upgrade Information Center: Why should I upgrade to SAP Business Suite innovations 2010? http://service.sap.sap.com/roadmap Where can I find more information about SAP enhancement SAP ERP: http://service.com/bfp © 2011 SAP AG.sap.com/erp-ehp packages? SAP CRM: http://service.sap.sap.sapsolutionbrowser.sap.com/upgrade Where can I find structured information on new and enhanced Solution Browser Tool: functionalities in SAP Business Suite? www.com/businesssuite What‟s new in SAP Business Suite? What is innovations 2010? http://service.com/innovations2010 What are SAP‟s innovation plans and how can I build my road map SAP Road Maps: to value? http://service. 34 .sap. All rights reserved.sap.sap.Getting Started: SAP Service Marketplace (1/2) Topic Link What is SAP Business Suite 7? http://service.sap.

com/enterprisesupport SAP Enterprise Support Services Is there any SAP assistance available that supports me evaluating the SAP Accelerated Innovation Enablement: innovation capabilities of the latest SAP enhancement packages? http://service.Getting Started: SAP Service Marketplace (2/2) Topic Link How can I identify the value of adopting SAP Business Suite 7? Value Insight Session: And how can I get more out of my SAP investment? http://service.com/vis Online Knowledge Products: Where can I get the knowledge I need when I need it? http://service.com/aie Enhancement Package Information Center How can I implement and activate new business functions with (tab “Activate”) SAP Solution Manager? http://service.com/erp-ehp Does SAP offer dedicated delta trainings on Innovations 2010? SAP Education Curriculum: And where can I find them? http://www.com/alm Management? What benefits do I have with SAP Enterprise Support and which SAP Enterprise Support and Services: services are available to me? http://service.sap.com/OKP Where can I get more information on Application Life-Cycle http://service.sap.sap. 35 . All rights reserved.sap.sap.com/services/education/cata log/erp/curriculum.sap.sap.epx?context=%5b%5bD elta_EHP%5d%5d%7c © 2011 SAP AG.

... .Getting Started with SAP Enhancement Packages Innovation Made Easy Find what„s new.. recommendations for down the test scope for the downtime optimization. ... and what you get... All rights reserved... install innovations.. code business functions based on  Information on how to deploy optimization. . activate and use them! EHP EHP EHP EHP Planning Installation Activation Solution Browser Tool Accelerated Innovation Enhancement Package Switch Framework  Delta-Functionalities between Enablement Installation  Activate the relevant business releases (generic)  Evaluate innovations of the  Use EHP installer for functions within your latest SAP enhancement installation of EHP productive landscape Business Function package in detail sequentially Prediction  Specific services for  Setup sandbox system for configuration of SAP Solution  Use SAP business process  Receive tailored change analyzer to narrow evaluation Manager.. .. etc. available activation your current system usage to meet business process requirements © 2011 SAP AG. EHP installation. 36 .

sap.com/BFP * This offering is dedicated to customers with SAP enterprisesupport Enterprise Support Solution Browser Tool SAP Roadmap Sessions Discover new functionality Access the tool at Get an overview of today's across different SAP http://service. latest SAP latest SAPenhancement Enhancement packages. perspective on future innovations spaces. 37 . Packages.com/ SAP solutions and gain application releases and upgrade-erp insight into to the planned respective enhancement innovations and SAP's packages.Accelerate Innovation Adoption Selected SAP Offerings Business Function Prediction SAP Accelerated Innovation Enablement* Get tailored recommendations Benefit from Benefit free from remote free remote on new functionality in assistance assistance to evaluatethe to evaluate the SAP enhancement packages innovation capabilities of innovation capabilities of the the relevant to your business. Get your free report today.com/ at: http://service.sap.sap.com/ http://service.sap.sap. Get moreGetdetails more at: details at: Register and get more details http://service.sap.sap. All rights reserved. Access the tool at http://service.com/erp-ehp © 2011 SAP AG.com/ Get more details at: solutionbrowser http://service.com/ roadmap i More SAP Offerings at: http://service.

Get Started – Enhancement Package Info Center http://service. All rights reserved. 38 .com/erp-ehp SAP Enhancement Package Strategy for SAP ERP What IT professionals must know about SAP Enhancement Packages . SAP enhancement packages Frequently Asked Questions & How to Install EHP4: A Practical Guide SAP SAPEHP EHPInfo InfoCenter Center ERP@BPX: EHP Forum & Wiki Lifecycle of SAP Enhancement Packages SAP EHP Technology Facts © 2011 SAP AG.sap.

sap.com/roadmap (central entry page for innovation related contents) Enhancement Package Info Center ERP: http://service. 39 .sap.sap.com/plm-ehp Business Function Prediction http://service.sap.com/scm-ehp SRM: http://service.com/alm Management ERP Solution Browser http://sapsolutionbrowser.sap.com/crm-ehp SCM: http://service.sap.com/srm-ehp PLM: http://service.Important Links Website Name URL SAP Roadmaps http://service.com Enterprise Support http://service.sap.com/BFP Online Knowledge Products http://service. All rights reserved.sap.com/upgrade Best practises for Application Life-Cycle http://service.com/erp-ehp CRM: http://service.com/OKP Upgrade Info Center http://service.com/enterprisesupport  Services Offerings SAP Enterprise Support Services © 2011 SAP AG.sap.sap.sap.

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Appendix - for further reading .

com Benefits • Tailored access to detailed and structured delta information for your business • Reduced effort to define a business case or value proposition for an upgrade • Fast identification of capabilities that respond to user requirements © 2011 SAP AG. including direct access to: • Overview presentation • Release notes and documentation • Test case catalogs and technical usage Further Information / Tool Access • SAP Service Marketplace at: http://service. All rights reserved. 42 .Business Function Prediction for SAP ERP Description • SAP offers a free report: prediction of relevant enhancement package functionality based on your existing system usage.sap.com/bfp • Email: ehp-tech@sap.

com/erp-ehp © 2011 SAP AG.Business Function Prediction How Does It Work? Prediction of relevant enhancement package functionality based on your existing system usage: Customer ECC 6. 43 .sap.0 system Not used Used SAP transaction SAP transactions VA01 FB50 MMBE MM01 PA30 For a complete overview of new enhancement package = Newly available and functionality use the solution browser tool* or the relevant business enhancement package infocenter* functions * Both can be accessed via SAP Service Marketplace at www.service. All rights reserved.

All rights reserved. 44 .Business Function Prediction for SAP ERP Sample Report: View 1/2 © 2011 SAP AG.

Business Function Prediction for SAP ERP Sample Report: View 2/2 © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 45 .

The list of transactions that will be improved if the functionality is implemented Col 6 Business Function used the most by other customers. Direct access to a PPT describing the business function and its value to the business Col 9 Direct access to SAP Release Notes regarding the business function Col 10 A Test Catalog that can be used to develop a test script for testing purposes Col 11 The business function name Col 12 The application/technical usage that must be installed in order for the business function to operate © 2011 SAP AG. Col 5 Improved Transaction Codes. Cross Functional Areas. Col 2 Description. If the business function is implemented. The name of the business function. Industries. All rights reserved. EHP 5. such as Enterprise Asset Col 1 Management. EAM Linear Asset Management 1 Relevance. In this example. 46 .How to Read the Business Function Prediction Results Report Col 1 Col 2 Col 3 Col 4 Col 5 Col 6 Col 7Col 8 Col 9 Col 10 Col 11 Col 12 The functional area that will be improved if the business function is implemented. Direct access to system documentation Col 8 Presentation. or “popularity” Col 7 Documentation. etc. it will make an improvement of 78% based on the transactions Col 3 listed in Co l 5 Col 4 The EHP release the business function first became available. Financials. In this case.

Enhancement Package Installation & Activation Overall Procedure 1. All rights reserved. 3. Activation of new functionality . Business expert selects required business functions 2.acceptance test © 2011 SAP AG. 47 .

Mapping Process – Example (SAP ERP) Technical Usages . 48 .. Lean Manufacturing Technical Name: HCM Self Services ABAP Product Instance: LOG_PP_LMAN Human Capital Management SAP NetWeaver 702 JAVA Product Instance: .. SAP ECC Server Business Function 1 Media Real Estate Management ABAP Product BF EA-APPL 605 Instance: Media Technical Name: BF BF SAP_APPL 605 RE_GEN_CI_1 Central Central Applications Business Function 2 Applications EA-HR 605 General Ledger ABAP Product Instance: Central Accounting 3 Application SAP_HR 604 Technical Name: ERECRUIT 600 FIN_GL_CI_3 Financials ABAP Product Instance: EA_GLTRADE 600 Business Function 3 Leasing/Contract A/R & A/P …….Business Functions . SAP XSS (Self Services) © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved.Software Components Business Function Technical Usage Main Instances & Software Components A “business function” is A “technical usage” the activatable unit groups software within the SAP ECC components which must Server be installed together.

g. Modification adjustment 6. e. Map business function(s) Note: 1324838 value for your company. Choose relevant technical Business usage(s) with potential business EHP5 SAP 2. Install installation packages using EHP installer Build &Test 5. All rights reserved.Installation Approaches at-a-Glance Business-Driven IT-Driven (formerly referred to as “selective”) (formerly referred to as “broad”) 1.: „Retail buying‟ 1+2. System to Technical Usage(s) Administrator Now defined: technical usage(s) 3. Design Automated calculation and download Queue of installable of required installation files packages + stack xml 4. Choose business functions. Select technical usage(s) using Solution Manager Maintenance Optimizer. Regression test © 2011 SAP AG. 49 .

50 .0) = actual project work Temporary DEV = Transport route Development ERP Dual Emergency System Maintenance Corrections EHP 5 EHP 5 Transport changes Productive landscape DEV QAS PRD ERP ERP ERP  During and after EHP or Support Package installation your development system may not be able to support your production line with emergency corrections and/or phased development go-lives unless you add temporarily a copy of the development system  Based on your risk profile you should consider appropriate measures  Ensure dual maintenance © 2011 SAP AG.System Landscape Aspects Build & Test Phase Legend System landscape = ERP + EHP5 = old release (6. All rights reserved.

0 SAP Solution Manager Add-On Correctness of landscape data is the key for a successful EHP installation: A correct landscape configuration is a major prerequisite for error-free execution of MOpz Erroneous or incomplete landscape information can result in failure of the update procedure Guidance towards correctly entering all information needed in the update process is required New Solution: SAP Landscape Verification  Helps to analyze system landscape data in SAP Solution Manager System Landscape (SMSY) in order to identify issues in landscape description  Add-on installation .Details can be found here  SAP Landscape Verification promotes the “landscape pattern” concept: Hub and sidecar .0 helps to improve landscape data quality as a major prerequisite for smooth installation of SAP enhancement packages for SAP Business Suite.New: SAP Landscape Verification 1. All rights reserved.Details can be found here Using SAP Landscape Verification 1. © 2011 SAP AG. 51 .

installable subsets of an SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP  SAP Note 1324838 (EHP5) maps identified business functions to a technical usage  You enter the technical usage in the Maintenance Optimizer and it automatically calculates the relevant download files  Prerequisites: . © 2011 SAP AG. * This is an example of installed software components in SAP ECC.and Portal content. . For Java components and BI-. All rights reserved.Guided Download Procedure: Maintenance Optimizer  Technical usage: predefined. 52 PI. For Java components and BI-.Data maintenance with Solution Manager System Landscape (SMSY) * This is an example of installed software components in SAP ECC. a different installation procedure would be used. PI.and Portal content.0 EHP1 (SP23).Solution Manager 7. Accuracy of system data . a different installation procedure would be used.

53 .NEW: SAP Business Suite Landscape Implementation Technical Planning Guide The new guide gives customers essential information regarding: • Building blocks for system landscapes • Planning the system landscape • Distribution scenarios (hub. © 2011 SAP AG. embedded deployment) and example implementations Download the guide here. All rights reserved. sidecar.

function has been activated. Hence previous Enhancement Packs. © 2011 SAP AG. 54 .0 available business functions) compared functional activation is to pure Support Package partially non-reversible updates. Things You Should Consider Before You Get Started EHP Facts Technical Delivery Project Perspective  Only one EHP Level per  EHPs are “cumulative”  Modification Adjustment system When installing the latest EHP After installing Enhancement One application system can you will automatically get all Packages modifications must be only consist of one EHP level functionality delivered with adjusted – even if no business (e. All rights reserved.g. EHP4 or EHP5). delivers only changed objects to The installation of an SAP your system (delta shipment): Enhancement Package requires  Industry Solutions . installed EHP components have to be updated with every future  Technically the EHP installation  Regression Test required EHP implementation. activated. set have to include the . installation effort is a bit higher  Enhancement Package 2 for with EHP‟s (without activating  EHP Installation and SAP NetWeaver 7.In case you have installed corresponding EHP industry EHP 3 you will install EHP 4  Effort Estimation software component during and EHP 5 objects in one step Most customers say that the installation.In case you already have a full regression test – even if Customers who have activated installed EHP4 you will only no business function has been an industry business function install the new objects of EHP 5.

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