Food Beverage - SAP S4HANA Migration

Accelerated conversion to SAP S/4HANA means minimal disruption

SOA People help Galler carry out a brownfield technical conversion to SAP S/4HANA, deploying the MIGNOW automation software tool to make the conversion rapid and accurate to avoid disruption to its operations.  
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Galler is a growing Belgian confectionary business famous for its innovative and high-quality chocolate products. With all its cocoa 100% Fairtrade certified, the firm has 150 employees and is committed to transforming its operations to have minimal ethical impact.  

Benefits

  • Brownfield technical conversion is automated resulting in accelerated 3-month implementation period.
  • Speed of conversion keeps costs down and disruption to the business to a minimum.
  • Senior level decision-making is faster and more responsive as based on real-time data and Embedded Analytics.
  • SAP Fiori apps enable faster and more productive output as users able to work from dashboards and KPI triggered worklists.
  • Able to redesign its business processes taking the best functionality and optimising the benefits of SAP S//4HANA innovation.

The Challenge

Galler required an IT solution that would future proof the business and support its ambitious growth plan.  Following an extensive and consultative feasibility study, SAP S/4HANA was selected as the best digital platform to transform it SAP landscape.   An accelerated conversion time plan was crucial to decrease disruption and minimise risks in moving to new software.

Solution

Galler carried out a brownfield technical conversion to SAP S/4HANA, deploying the MIGNOW automation software tool to make the conversion rapid and accurate.  SAP Fiori apps are also used to provide real-time data to improve efficiency with admin tasks giving much faster and productive output with daily personalised and role based KPIs directly visible on a dashboard.

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“We needed an innovative solution that would support our business transformation.  Because we already had a SAP landscape, it seemed logical to move to SAP S/4HANA to not only limit disruption to the business when upgrading, but to give us access to the latest technology including Embedded Analytics, real-time data and a Fiori user experience,”