We found some notable regional differences among SAP customers in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region (APAC).
SHIFT TO DEVOPS
Respondents from APAC are more likely to be shifting to DevOps (38%), versus customers in the Americas (27%) and EMEA (27%).
TEST AUTOMATION ADOPTION
The largest share of respondents using some form of automated testing when updating their SAP systems are in APAC (51%), followed by the Americas (45%) and EMEA (32%).
Respondents in Europe are most likely to experience cost-related delivery challenges, while APAC respondents most frequently cite quality challenges. Those in the Americas were most likely to report challenges related to the risk of interruption to critical business processes.
TESTING CHALLENGES VARY BY REGION
Respondents from APAC note the high frequency of SAP changes as their top testing challenge, while respondents in Europe are more likely to struggle with availability of test data and environments. In the Americas, respondents were most likely to report a lack of dedicated testing resources as their top challenge.