Top 15 Lessons Learned from over 20 customer conversions to S/4HANA
A number of our customers are focusing on what value their SAP systems are delivering to help overcome these challenges and embrace new ways of working.
SOA People has created a straight-forward and pragmatic approach which takes you from your current situation to a full SAP S/4HANA landscape in short, simplified steps.
Our global SAP S/4HANA program, Ready2 Smart Migrate, has been launched with the aim of giving our customers a full end-to-end life cycle for their conversion.
Technology migrations are often considered complex, costly and lengthy. Now you have Ready2 Smart Migrate to maximise your value, optimise costs and inspire business performance.
Your SAP S/4HANA conversion timeframe will be drastically reduced with less failures thanks to our step-by-step approach which will deliver your SAP investment quickly and efficiently. And to ensure your success, our dedicated and skilled S/4HANA Factory, recognised by United VARs too, is entirely focused on SAP S/4HANA migrations supported by decades of SAP experience, methodology and processes to guarantee standardisation.
Ready2 Smart Migrate offers optional steps and processes to ensure you make the right technology decisions for your business. Our programme is designed to give you the freedom, flexibility and tools to choose how much support you’ll require for your conversion:
Understanding the vision of your business and what is possible is central to adopting new technologies and tools that will drive the organisation. This digital transformation workshop provides the methodology and guidance to create your digital journey based on new technologies and solutions together with a roadmap with desired outcomes and tips on how to gain executive sponsorship.
Your SAP migration should drive your business performance. But understanding the business impacts and tangible benefits of a migration may be a challenge for key stakeholders. Performer for SAP is a fact-based platform with KPI dashboard that will help shape your SAP S/4HANA roadmap for digital transformation. It will objectively propose features that you should consider together with estimated costs and expected value.
Getting the right solutions and support in place for your SAP technology will reduce the total cost of ownership and optimise overall business performance. Our 5-step approach mean that we can support you wherever you are on your transformation journey, from orientation, to budgeting and planning through to transitioning. Choose from one or all of the steps:
Whether you want to convert your current ERP to SAP S/4HANA, you have budget restrictions or want a phased approach towards the Intelligent Enterprise, we are certain we have the right package for you.
For all migrations, SOA People provides a suite of pre-configured industry packages and add-ons across a wide range of sectors. These pre-defined package solutions are available for public cloud, private cloud and on premise.
For conversion packages for Brownfield and Selective, SOA People offers standard or extended package options to convert to SAP S/4HANA across 3-tier landscapes.
Discover in this flyer what's the right package for your journey
With 3 Package Options available: Proof of Concept, Standard and Extended, let our experience team help you choose the right route for you.
Dramatically speed up your SAP S/4HANA transformation project with our automated software tool and remove labour-intensive processes. The MIGNOW automated software tool quickly converts your SAP ECC system to SAP S/4HANA using the latest data-driven techniques with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. And throughout your subscription the automated annual S/4HANA updates ensure you always stay a step ahead.
Know more about MIGNOW, the migration automation tool
The SOA People Factory has been designed to give you a fast, easy and optimised way of delivering SAP S/4HANA into your organisation. We want to make the whole process straight forward for you with our team of professional and experienced SAP Consultants on hand, ready to guide you through the transformation withclear methodology processes and End-to-end migration support tool kit.
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There is always a perception with technology that if it isn’t broken why change it? Apart from SAP ERP named ECC6 reaching end of life on 2027, it is normally specific business reasons that drives the migration onto the SAP S/4HANA platform:
We recommend firstly migrating to SAP S/4HANA from a technical and software perspective. Once achieved we can delve deeper into the more functional improvements that need to be made to get the most out of the system.
This gradual approach is popular and enables you to build your foundations, control the risk and manage your business processes. It also works well with global organisations that have different systems operating across multiple countries.
To support the business case for your move to SAP S/4HANA and the best scenario to apply we can run an assessment workshop delivered by proven experts to understand your SAP landscape and the impact on your business.
Know more about our workshop: Plan and Prepare your Migration now
Some companies do decide on a Greenfield approach where they completely re-engineer their systems. Although this approach can bring many potential benefits such as faster time to innovation, it is a major undertaking and can present a number of change management challenges.
Taking a Brownfield approach enables you to convert to SAP S/4HANA by building on your existing SAP environment without re-implementation or disruption to your existing business processes.
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