Accelerate your transition and start taking advantage of the latest SAP technology.
Making the move to SAP S/4HANA, now more than ever, has become a necessity for many businesses as the realization that enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions are evolving as quickly as businesses evolve. More modern tools are outpacing the old and the need for the right technology is essential to reducing operational disruptions. But your organization needs to be committed to actually moving to S/4HANA—it’s paramount to transforming into an intelligent enterprise and the only way to take advantage of the benefits of transparency, insights, and the ability to adopt and innovate.
There are numerous complexities to consider for balancing the need for implementing a newer, more modern technology versus the cost of any investment, and the need to identify the compelling benefits that are realized from a migration is imperative. Your digital transformation journey to S/4HANA can include:
If your organization is considering a move to S/4HANA, we’re certain that there are ample questions being asked such as:
“What will S/4HANA do for my organization, today and for the future?”
“What can I expect from the technology and how will it impact my business’ bottom line?”
“How can I make the business case for change?”
The shift to S/4HANA is gaining momentum as the cut-off date for ECC support approaches. You need to get beyond the inertia caused by the fear of not knowing where to start, so let’s guide you on the steps of your journey today.
Building Your Business Case: Defining the Value Drivers and Associated Scope for your S/4HANA Migration
Understanding the business benefits as part of the decision-making process should be a main driver of a move to S/4HANA. It’s important that your business understands the value of optimizing your current business processes and enabling new operating models. Yes, the benefits of technology are factual and quantifiable, but will you struggle to get executive buy-in as your initiative competes for their attention and support? Customers running sophisticated and highly customized SAP landscapes, with key operational processes dependent on SAP should be cautious about disruption to their core systems with an upgrade and must plan accordingly.
Your move to S/4HANA is not simply an upgrade:
It is not just a technical upgrade either:
A technical upgrade can be the first step of an S/4HANA migration roadmap:
Start early to identify and prepare your S/4HANA implementation team:
Why should you change?
While thinking and talking about the benefits of a solution are enticing, they can only be appreciated if the right migration strategy is adopted. You need a smart approach to the evaluation of what S/4HANA scope to include in your upgrade, which technical path to choose, and which infrastructure model makes sense to optimize business and IT value. The aim is to ensure the roadmap, migration, and adoption lifecycle are flexible, value-driven engagements.
Calculating the Benefits, Costs, and ROI.Simply put, we know how important transparency is when communicating with clients throughout the entire process. Illumiti's Power of Next SAP S/4HANA migration methodology involves:
Migrating to S/4HANA will allow your company to transform into an Intelligent Enterprise. You will have the tools necessary to become more agile with optimized business processes whereby you are able to manage and have visibility into every part of your organization – employees, customers, vendors, products, finance and IT. The move to S/4HANA supports data management and analytics and is the launch pad to newer technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotic process automation (RPA), and the Internet of Things (IoT) among others.
This is no longer future thinking—this technology exists and is being implemented by SAP clients all over the world. The process of preparing for the move and executing the transition is complex. Illumiti can show you how to best plan for your transition, reduce risk, and ensure you leverage the benefits that become possible with S/4HANA.Let’s chat!
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