WHY DO YOUR SAP S/4HANA MIGRATION NOW?Category: SAP S/4HANA Posted:Sep 15, 2020 By: Serena Josh
Why move to SAP S/4HANA?
There is always a perception with technology that if it isn’t broken why change it? Apart from SAP ERP named ECC6 reaching the end of life in 2027, it is generally specific business reasons that drive the migration onto the SAP S/4HANA platform.
SAP S/4HANA is the next-generation Business Suite using the most up to date practices, user experience, and faster analytics than in the past. Organizations now have the opportunity to increase business procedures, introduce and simplify their IT atmospheres in this digital economy
SAP S/4HANA is greater than simply a technology system– It’s the digital future, unlocking doors to artificial intelligence capabilities,next-generation processes, and prize-winning user experience
- Give your users a mobile-enabled experience– with lots of new features and functions from SAP Fiori to help them do their work faster and easier
- Connects you to people, tools, business networks, and big data in real-time, to do points formerly unimagined
- Allows you to run all procedures in real-time, getting rid of batch processing
- Allows you to conduct powerful predictive analytics and simulations based on live real-time data, empowering fast decision making in your executive meetings
- Accelerate implementation with on facility, managed cloud, and public cloud editions combined
What approach is right to move to SAP S/4HANA?
We suggest firstly moving to SAP S/4HANA from a technical and software point of view. Once achieved, we can dig deeper into the more functional improvements that need to be made to get the most out of the system.
This gradual approach is preferred and enables you to build your foundations, manage the risk, and handle your business processes. It also works well with global organizations that have various systems running throughout numerous countries.
To support the business cases for your move to SAP S/4HANA and the best scenario to apply we can run an assessment workshop offered by proven experts to understand your SAP landscape and the impact on your business.
Brownfield or Greenfield approach?
Some businesses do decide on a Greenfield approach where they totally re-engineer their systems. Although this approach can bring lots of prospective benefits such as faster time to innovation, it is a significant undertaking and can present a number of change management challenges.
Taking a Brownfield strategy allows you to transform into SAP S/4HANA by building on your existing SAP setting without re-implementation or disruption to your existing business processes.
Every business is different and so we want to make sure your journey to SAP S/4HANA is tailored to meet your individual business needs. Whether you want to convert your current ERP to SAP S/4HANA, have budget restrictions, or want a phased approach towards the Intelligent Enterprise, there’s the right package for you.
With 3 Package Options available: Proof of Concept, Standard, and Extended, businesses are allowed to choose the route that best suits their requirements.