Focused Build for SAP Solution Manager

Manage requirements and software development in large, agile innovation projects.

Innovating business processes with minimal risk to live operations is a challenge for companies seeking to maintain and increase their competitive edge. Focused Build for SAP Solution Manager supports customers with a seamless, tool-based, requirements-to-deploy process. For this purpose, Focused Build provides pre-configured standard SAP Solution Manager features and processes, as well as additional build functions.

Read the new SP07 delta presentation and the highlights blog to see what the new release holds on for you.


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Focused Build is a ready-to-run and integrated, tool-supported methodology to manage requirements and software development in large, agile projects.

  • Focused Build is delivered as a standard solution, with no additional coding required.
  • SAP delivers all knowledge required with the focused solution, significantly reducing training costs.
  • Your license includes standard upgrades, reducing upgrade risk.
  • Focused Solutions are based on the proven SAP Solution Manager standard and fully integrated in SAP Solution Manager 7.2.

Overview in Detail

  • Automated visibility of solution readiness against due dates, with integrated risk management.
  • Management of distributed development teams
  • Agile release and software engineering with JIRA integration
  • Automated test planning, change and release management to support continuous delivery and integration, and DevOps
  • Full integration of demand, project, process, change release and test management

Functions in Detail

As of 2020, the usage rights of SAP Solution Manager include SAP Focused Build and Insights – at no additional costs! No restriction of users or usage.

Premium engagement customers obtain usage rights independent of ordering engagement services. The configuration or setup services are still part of the portfolio.

The configuration or setup services are still part of the portfolio.


News and Updates

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Overview Assets

Get an overview of the methodology and tools included in Focused Build for SAP Solution Manager.

Overview Presentation

Overview Video 1 I Video 2

SP07 Delta Presentation

SP06 Delta Presentation

SP05 Delta Presentation I Video *

SP04 Delta Presentation

SP03 Delta Presentation

SP02 Delta Presentation

Focused Build WIKI

ALM Value Map

* Before you can access the registration link, a one-time registration in SAP Learning Hub, edition for SAP Enterprise Support, is required. A detailed step-by step guide to registration can be found here.


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  • Prerequisites for Focused Build and Focused Insights SP07 is SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SP12

  • Access the Focused Build and Focused Insights 2.0 (Installations and Upgrades) info page in the SAP Software Download Center and navigate to Downloads tab > Installation and Upgrade.

  • Select the ZIP file “FOCUSED BUILD AND INSIGHTS 2.0 Add-On Inst. ST-OST 200” and right-click the linked number to download and save the file locally. Alternatively, you can add the file to your Download Basket and download the file through your locally installed SAP Download Manager (SAP Download Manager Help).

  • Install the add-on from your download folder to your SAP Solution Manager system using transaction /SAINT.

  • Important SAP Notes
    • 2955731– Technical collective note for ST-OST 200 SP07 (composes all fixes with the shipment of SP07)

  • Find configuration and security guides for Focused Build for SAP Solution Manager on the SAP Help Portal.

Here you get access to the latest training offerings of Focused Build for SAP Solution Manager: 

Customers and Partners that need the PPT version of the training curriculum slides can request access to the Focused Build Training JAM sending an email to

If you are a first time user of the Learning Hub you have to sign up first.


  • Support from Partners
    Local partners support you in setting up your focused solution, provide knowledge transfer, and assist you in managing the project.

  • Support for Technical Inquiries
    As a Focused Solutions customer, you can create technical inquiries with component SV-SMG-OST in SAP ONE Support Portal.