Prior to 2020, organizations were primarily moving to SAP S/4HANA because of the upcoming end of maintenance of existing ERP systems, rather than looking at how enhancements in SAP S/4HANA can help transform their organization. With the extension of mainstream maintenance, organizations are now more likely to consider moving to SAP S/4HANA due to its product features. This track will help you understand how the move to SAP S/4HANA can improve overall process efficiency, financial capabilities within the organization, and drive business transformation within your organization.
SAP Customer Panel – An inside look at the keys to success for an SAP S/4HANA implementation– Jonathan Wingerd
Companies are moving to SAP S/4HANA at an increasing rate. Join this SAP S/4HANA customer panel to learn from SAP Customers and the SAP Chief Customer Office, SAP S/4HANA and Analytics Ambassador Team. The discussion will revisit their successful SAP S/4HANA implementations, discussing best practices and lessons learned at each phase of the program, from building the business case to successful Go-Live activities. This session will most benefit companies that are at looking into SAP S/4HANA, or at the beginning of their SAP S/4HANA journey.
How to get the most out of SAP SAP S/4HANA with SAP Fiori
Due to the innovation offered by smart phones and modern websites, today’s technology consumers have high expectations for user experience. Companies that want to attract talent need to provide a modern working environment, which includes ensuring a delightful user experience—and empowering users to be productive and effective—through enterprise applications. SAP Fiori can help businesses provide an attractive user experience for their employees with patterns and approaches, such as powerful ways to include AI and machine learning, while also building trust. How can you utilize this solution to enhance the employee experience and maximize effectiveness within your business?
A Customer View: Brownfield & Big Bang Approach to SAP S/4HANA – Tammy Powlas
ne customer’s experiences for SAP S/4HANA journey, which are “decision of brownfield”, “business downtime”, “ROI”, “machine learning”, “Fiori” etc., including lessons learned from a sandbox conversion and taking advantage of free SAP resources. Our project will start in January 2021 and will go live in summer of 2021. Key takeaways: How to proceed with implementing SAP S/4HANA Learn how to use results from SAP S/4HANA sandbox migration Obtain tips on how to take advantage of SAP’s free tools to help your SAP S/4HANA migration
How Galler moved to SAP SAP S/4HANA in record time thanks to automation – Tamas Szirtes
Galler, as an independent chocolate factory in Belgium, is undergoing a transformation at all levels. As part of this journey, they wanted to redesign their business processes, use technology to help change and support the new business vision and take the best out of SAP functionality. They decided to adopt SAP S/4HANA to Increase productivity and efficiency, transform passive and fixed management control into dynamic and responsive management and better plan and forecast to gain agility and responsiveness and meet market expectations. The conversion to SAP S/4HANA was a major success, because SOA People and Essence, thanks to unique Artificial Intelligence based platform, could convert Galler to S/4HANA just in 3 months and this very short time frame even included the implementation of Fiori and all necessary user acceptance tests. Thanks to SAP S/4HANA, Galler is now able work on a proactive & predictive mode and take decisions based on up-to-date KPIs. In short, they set the platform for future growth.
Building the business case for SAP S/4HANA is one of the biggest obstacles that organizations face as they approach their transition to SAP S/4HANA. Even though the content of a business case can vary widely depending on the requirements of a given organization, those working on the project need to understand how business processes will be impacted, potential costs involved, resources required, timelines, and what can be achieved within budget constraints. Overall, building a business case can be an extremely complex task.
Digital transformation and the deployment of applications in the cloud has been a key topic of discussion within the enterprise software market for several years but that conversation has been accelerated by the global events of 2020. Organizations whose workforces had been entirely on-site have had to quickly convert to a remote work environment. Many of those companies have scrambled to address critical infrastructure changes and implement cloud-based applications to provide faster and more reliable access for remote users