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1 FastFacts Feature Presentation February 22, 2010 We are using audio during this session, so please dial in to our conference line… Phone number: 877-468-2134 Participant code: 182500 © 2010 The Johns Hopkins University. All rights reserved.

2 Todays Topic Well be taking a look at… SAP User Acceptance Testing Kickoff

3 Todays Presenters Jayne Spence and Sam Press of Enterprise Business Solutions (EBS)

4 Session Segments Presentation – Jayne and Sam will provide an overview of the upcoming SAP User Acceptance Testing. – During their presentation, your phone will be muted. Q&A – After the presentation, well hold a Q&A session. – Well open up the phone lines, and youll be able to ask questions. – Jayne and Sam will answer as many of your questions as time allows.

5 Contact Us If you would like to submit a question during the presentation or if youre having technical difficulties, you can email us at: You can also send us an instant message! – GoogleTalk – – AOL Instant Messenger – HopkinsFastFacts – MSN –

6 Survey – At the end of this FastFacts session, well ask you to complete a short survey. – Your honest comments will help us to enhance and improve future FastFacts sessions.

7 User Acceptance Testing Integration Testing for the SAP Upgrade

8 What is User Acceptance Testing? End users testing the system Using a set of integrated scenarios with pre- determined data Final round of testing following EBS team testing Ensure that the system operates as the user expects

9 Why do we do the User Acceptance Test? Uncover any issues not identified in previous testing cycles Allow end users to transact in the upgraded system and view any changes to it Provide user input to the business process owners to accept the system and sign-off for go-live

10 User Acceptance testing is not… A chance to change how the system or processes works A chance to recommend new functionality The opportunity to create new test cases (except after the execution of the prepared scripts, as time permits)

11 What is my responsibility as a tester? Follow the scripts as written Analyze the results Record results, include document number, PERNR or other pertinent information for follow-on steps Notify test support of failed steps

12 What do the scenarios look like? Scenarios are end-to-end strings of business processes that mirror daily work Each scenario was written by users familiar with the business processes and steps Spreadsheet format Printed on paper for you to use for testing and recording results

13 How is the test conducted? All testing is done in a room set aside for this purpose; Training Room 4 at Mt. Washington, Davis Building, second floor, 9 AM to 4 PM. We ask that users follow the schedule provided. The laptops in the room have an icon to connect to the QA (quality assurance) environment.

14 How is the test conducted? - continued Users have the same access as they have in production. The test support team will assist users with any issues. This team will open a JIRA (Issue Tracking software) for documenting any failed step. Users will turn in their marked up scenario sheets when testing is completed, or at the end of the day.

15 When is the testing? Testing begins on March 1 and continues through April 2. The core hours are 9 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday Specific assignments are available on the scheduling spreadsheet This is a five week period – First three are for scenario execution – Last two weeks for retest of failed steps

16 How is the test conducted? - continued If you use a Mac, we have two workstations for you to test from that platform. Other laptops have IE 7 or IE 8; all are marked. BW runs overnight-all transactions finished by 7PM will be available in BW for verification by 9AM the next day. Most tests will require only 1-2 days for execution. You will be asked to return and retest failed steps once remediation is complete.

17 What are the scenarios? Life cycle of a Grant Life cycle of a Capital Project Life cycle of Fixed Assets Life cycle of Travel Life cycle of AP Procure to Pay Finance Miscellaneous HR/Payroll (completing on separate schedule)

18 Conclusion User Acceptance Testing is a way to be sure that the system works from the perspective of the business user. The results of this test are input to the go/no-go decision for taking the upgraded system live. EBS appreciates your time and effort in helping to make the upgrade of SAP a success.

19 Were going to open the phone lines now! There will be a slight pause, and then a recorded voice will provide instructions on how to ask questions over this conference call line. Well be answering questions in the order that we receive them. Well also be answering the questions that were emailed to us during the presentation. If theres a question that we cant answer, well do some research after this session, and then email the answer to all participants. Q&A

20 Thank You! Thank you for participating! We would love to hear from you. – Are there certain topics that you would like us to cover in future FastFacts sessions? – Would you like to be a FastFacts presenter? – Please email us at:

21 Survey Before we close, please take the time to complete a short survey. Your feedback will help us as we plan future FastFacts sessions. Click this link to access the survey… Thanks again!

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