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5 New Year's resolutions for smart Basis teams

Jan 2, 2018 10:59:18 AM

Tick-tock tick-tock. Holiday vacation has come and gone, and there never seems to be enough time in a day. From holiday parties to shopping and time spent with friends and family, it’s a fun but crazy time. However, for Basis teams, an actual “vacation” is rare. While others spend time with their families, we spend time with our laptops to prepare the SAP systems for another year of improved performance, security and reliability. The Basis team are always overworked and underappreciated, but someone has to go through the sometimes tedious and complex process to make sure their company’s SAP data is safe.

5 Best Practices for SAP Data Testing

Oct 2, 2017 2:00:45 PM

Let’s talk about SAP testing. 

Super fun huh? Oh, the trials and tribulations of SAP testing. All of us that live and breathe SAP know that testing takes up a lot of time and requires the right data to shorten that cycle. Regression testing can be a word you don’t want to hear. But, it’s a necessary and critical part of an organization’s IT landscape. Testers are looking for errors while trying to keep security breaches at bay.

How to reduce project delays by 50%: A Case Study

Sep 18, 2017 10:47:30 AM

I recently interviewed a great customer of ours from Siemens PLM Software to catch up with him about how things were going with regard to the management of his SAP landscape. Also, how testing and automation are running for him and his team of Basis and security folks.

About five years ago, Siemens PLM Software was growing at a rapid pace and acquiring companies (which also meant many other data systems). This rapid growth created several data governance and management challenges at the same time, mainly because of a lack of good quality test data which was frustrating their users, wasting time and delaying projects.