11.5. Locking Down the Test Platform

Although it would be enormously convenient, it's unreasonable to expect that everything relevant to a testing and tuning engagement will remain static throughout the project. It is more than likely that nothing will stay the same, actually. Systems and data change, SAP configurations and screens change, and therefore scripts and the test infrastructure used for testing are also subject to change. My approach to managing this change won't impress you with its fresh insight or unique vision—I simply deal with it as best I can, and put in the hours necessary at the last minute to ensure everything still works as it should—but I've learned a few tricks and techniques that might be helpful. Without exception, my ...

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