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Focused Build Services

Focused Build is an add-on for SAP Solution Manager. SAP Consulting offers services and expert knowledge to implement and run Focused Build fast and efficiently.

With SAP ALM Consulting it's easy to leverage the full potential of SAP Solution Manager including Focused Build. If you can't find the service you need or if you have special requirements don't hesitate to contact us

The usage rights of SAP Solution Manager includes SAP Focused Build and Insights - at no additional costs and no restrictions of users or usage.

If you are interested in our other SAP Solution Manager Services, please visit the ALM Consulting Services pages in the SAP Support Portal.

Focused Build

Focused Build includes various enhancements for requirements management, project management, test management, change management, release management, and incident management. 

  • An integrated, tool-supported methodology to manage requirements and software development in large, agile projects
  • Additions for test teams and test system refresh
  • Test Steps - Manual test case description and execution without MS Word or MS Excel, automatic test case generation, automated test description translation, and much more
  • Simple IT Request - the single point of entry for all ITIL processes with an intuitive user interface
  • Change Request Management enhancements for complex landscapes (cross landscape distribution, repack, and much more)
  • Retrofit Automation and Retrofit for BW
  • Release Batch Import to schedule all imports consistently

With Focused Build, SAP is delivering a seamless tool-based requirements-to-deploy process within SAP Solution Manager. The solution includes business demand and requirements management, integrated risk management, and clear-cut collaboration features that allow to orchestrate business and IT units as well as global development teams remotely. This methodology and approach was ideated in large SAP MaxAttention engagements and, since its successful market introduction, has been established as the standard implementation method for SAP S/4HANA projects with a high innovation ratio.


  • Installation and Setup Service
    • OnePager (EN)
    • Customer Presentation (EN)
  • QuickStart Service
    •  OnePager (EN)
    • Customer Presentation (EN)
  • Trainings
  • Focused Build coach


With Test Steps you can create and execute test cases directly in SAP Solution Manager without the need for external documents such as MS Word or MS Excel.

The intuitive Fiori applications facilitate a simple and fast creation as well as execution of test cases. Due to the deep integration into your SAP Solution Manager the overall quality of your test documentation increases significantly.    


OnePager (DE | EN)

Customer Presentation (EN)

More Information

Test Steps: Manual Testing with SAP Solution Manager (SAP Blog)

How to upload Test Cases into Test Steps Designer (SAP Blog)

4-Eyes-Principle vs. End-to-End: Different Testing Modes with Focused Build Test Steps (SAP Blog)

Transfer test cases from Micro Focus ALM to SAP Solution Manager Test Steps (SAP Blog)

Automated Translation of Manual Test Cases with SAP Leonardo Machine Translation for Focused Build Test Steps (SAP Blog)

To setup and roll-out Change Request Management can be a time consuming and erroneous task. Our ChaRM Implementation Service with Focused Build includes the experience and best practices of more than 10 years of successful ChaRM projects.

Some highlights:

  • On-site workshops and basic training included 
  • Comes with process descriptions, test cases, and additional documentation
  • Support for landscape design 
  • Preconfigured ChaRM roles & authorization concept


More Information

  • Cross Landscape Distribution – Focused Build Standalone Extensions Part 1 (SAP Blog)
  • CHARM Repack – Focused Build Standalone Extensions Part 2 (SAP Blog)
  • Test System Refresh – Focused Build Standalone Extensions Part 4 (SAP Blog)
  • Release Batch Import – Focused Build Standalone Extensions Part 5 (SAP Blog)

Simple IT Request is the single point of entry for all services in SAP Solution Manager. It supports IT organizations and customers of IT services by simplifying and accelerating the overall catalog management. 

The Simple IT Request QuickStart Service includes the installation and customizing to your individual processes, support for the service catalog composition, and training.


  • OnePager (DE | EN)
  • Presentation (DE | EN)

More Information

  • Simple IT Request – Focused Build Standalone Extensions Part 3 (SAP Blog)
  • Simple IT Request: New features with Focused Build SP02 (SAP Blog)
  • Simple IT Request: New features with Focused Build SP03 & SP04 (SAP Blog)