21 Jun

Mindmaps in SAP Test Planning

I find mindmaps an awesome way to visualise and document ideas.  There’s a whole page dedicated to listing out the various ways that mindmaps can be used in general testing on the Ministry of Testing website here, but I thought I’d share a few of the ways that I use mindmaps in SAP test planning and preparation.

I use XMind as my application of choice (the free version has the features I need and it’s very user-friendly).

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19 Jun

Data Migration for SAP

In most projects test data is obtained from a dedicated data migration team, extracting from legacy systems, transforming to SAP fields, and loading into SAP.

Christian Bergeron (http://christian.bergeron.voila.net/EN.htm) has written a great guide to planning and executing SAP Data Migration, and while most SAP Test Managers won’t need to get their hands dirty in the actual ETL process, it’s important to know and understand the data migration process for a number of reasons:

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