As explored in some of Rapid ERP's previous publications, SAP Solution Manager is capable of supporting many Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) processes, from IT Service and Change Management, through Monitoring and Technical Operations, to Business Process Modeling and Optimization.

However, a majority of SAP implementation and upgrade projects simply overlook the Solution Manager functionality for defining, recording and tracking a project, mistakenly believing that it is difficult to setup and use.

In this paper, Neil Start and Ben Parris investigate some of the challenges typically encountered by SAP Implementation projects, and then explain the Solution Implementation tools and functions in SAP Solution Manager that can help to address them.