Introduction to Projects

Projects define a set of apps, external product links (or advertisements) and help topics that support a particular SAP lifecycle event. These are grouped into several steps, which define the phases of the project, and which should be run in sequence.

Projects may be accessed be accessed from the LiveCompare Dashboard:

  • By Administrators by clicking the Projects tool button (LiveCompare Administrators). icon, and

  • By LiveCompare Editors and Consumers by clicking the Projects tool button (LiveCompare Editors). icon.

Note that projects from earlier releases of LiveCompare are now named resource groups

Project functionality

The functionality available for projects depends on your user role.

Administrators

Users with Administrator privileges may:

LiveCompare Editors

Users with LiveCompare Editor privileges may:

LiveCompare Consumers

Users with LiveCompare Consumer privileges may:

  • View projects, run their apps, and view their advertisements and help topics in the Projects screen.

Project types

Each project is based on a project type, which may be considered a template for the project. When a new project is created it includes:

  • The steps defined in its associated project type.

  • Links to the apps defined in its associated project type.

  • The advertisements and help topics defined in its associated project type.

The following project types are available:

Projects screen (Administrators)

Projects screen (Editors and Consumers)