9.8. SAP Component and Other Cross-Application Test Mix Challenges

For each particular SAP application, component, or solution, there tends to be a special set of circumstances or limiting factors that complicates creating a repeatable, consistent, or adequate test mix. The following list identifies key problem areas I've run into in the past, and what I did to work around these issues:

  • R/3 business processes range from one-offs to multicomponent, highly complex sets of transactions. But, for most companies, R/3 activities tend to focus on discrete transactions run repeatedly by many users throughout the day, alongside a subset of core batch processes. I suggest focusing on a few key business processes, like order-to-cash, to take advantage of ...

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