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Accelerate SAP S/4HANA transformations with process visualization and intelligent automation

As organizations evaluate the best path forward to speed SAP digital transformation efforts and future-proof from further digital disruption, transitioning to SAP S/4HANA is different for every organization. Prior to embarking on any SAP S/4HANA transformation journey, organizations must fully understand their current business strategy and the true flow of their mission critical processes. Understanding process evolution is the key to mitigating risk so organizations can navigate change with speed and confidence.

In this session we’ll explore how to:

  • Recognize the value of business process understanding to identify a smooth migration path and reduce risk for SAP S/4HANA migrations
  • Understand how to leverage change intelligence to expedite migration by leveraging a well-informed migration and testing plan that ensures mission-critical business processes remain intact
  • Identify a preferred approach to shifting to SAP S/4HANA according to my needs and IT environment



MEET THE AUTHORS

Mike Veatch Worksoft
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Mike is a Senior Enterprise Architect who works with Worksoft clients and partners in setting their SAP S/4HANA transformation program strategies. Over the course of his career, Mike has gained a breadth of knowledge performing roles that include project management, application development, methodology development, and account planning and startup. In the 15 years prior to joining Worksoft, Mike focused exclusively on SAP, leading BW, BI, and HANA strategy and implementation projects as an SAP customer and as a consultant with Accenture and SAP. In his role at Worksoft, Mike focuses on how automation can be used to enable and accelerate SAP S/4HANA projects.



2021 Priorities for SAP S/4HANA, Cloud, and Infrastructure

Over the past year, organizations have faced the challenges of dealing with a virtual work environment, building a new supply chain, and determining if and when their plans for business and enterprise transformation can or should continue. While many have had to reset and re-prioritize projects, most are now starting to move forward with plans they may have put on hold. Cloud and infrastructure as well as the move to SAP S/4HANA continue to be top areas of investment, both from a financial and from a skills perspective. This interactive panel will inspire you to think differently about your own 2021 priorities as you:

  • Learn what’s topping the agenda when it comes to business transformation, SAP S/4HANA and the move to the cloud
  • Discover what actions are critical for organizations as they navigate the aftermath of the events of 2020 that are still impactful in 2021
  • Find out what cloud technologies represent planned areas of investment for organizations in 2021
  • Understand how SAP S/4HANA adoption is changing coming out of 2020 and what is being planned around infrastructure for those deployments


MEET THE AUTHORS

Ed Faichtyger HPE
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Presently serve as the executive leader of the Global SAP Practice. Responsible for 30% revenue growth year over year for Advisory and Professional Services. Spear headed the restructuring and launch the Pointnext Services’ Global SAP Practice through the formation of strategic partnerships with cross functional leaders. Enabled an advisory led approach for SAP S/4HANA transformations, resulting in significant pull through of hardware, software, and services/support. Manage tiger teams that are responsible for the pursuit and delivery of highly complex infrastructure transformation and digital transformation projects at the global level across all major industries. Instrumental in driving HPE’s transformation from hardware centric approach towards anything-as-a-Service (XaaS) consumption model. Continuously innovate and drive solutions which provide blueprints to customers regarding the movement of their SAP workloads (ECC, SoH, S/4) to a combination of on-premise and cloud based solutions. Executive responsible for HPE’s Performance CoE driving an industry unique portfolio from the engineering of performance collectors/tools through delivery of highly complex performance assessments. Lead a team of worldwide professionals which includes Chief Technologists, Chief Architects, SAP Basis Consultants, Program Managers, and Project Managers.

Enrico Guarino Red Hat
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Enrico Guarino is Senior Solutions Architect and a member of the EMEA Infrastructure Automation & Cloud team at Red Hat. He has been in the SAP space for over 11 years, previously working for a major GSI and helping customers embrace S/4HANA transformation and accelerate cloud migration using automation and modern implementation methods. Enrico is currently a technology advisor on SAP Solutions running on Red Hat Platforms and supporting customers on their transformation journey. He provides expertise in technical architecture design, focusing on aspects like performance, security, scalability, maintainability and reliability of the solution upon deployment.



SAP S/4HANA Migration Benchmark Webinar


To understand where SAPinsiders are with the move to SAP S/4HANA, SAPinsider surveyed 169 members of our community in Q1 of 2021. The goal of the survey was to understand where they are on their transition to SAP S/4HANA, what benefits they have gained or hope to gain from the transition, or what might be blocking their move. Continuing the steady growth from 8% who had already gone live in 2019 up to 17% in 2020, 24% of survey respondents this year indicated they were already using SAP S/4HANA.

Join us to attend the SAP S/4HANA Migration benchmark webinar on May 11th at 11:00am ET and have your questions answered, gain insights, and top strategies:

  • Discover what drives SAP S/4HANA migration.
  • Understand how customers meet their business drivers.
  • Learn the top requirements and strategies organizations are using in their migration.
  • Gain your steps to success.

Attend the Webinar

SAP S/4HANA Migration Benchmark Report

To understand where SAPinsiders are with the move to SAP S/4HANA, SAPinsider surveyed 169 members of our community in Q1 of 2021. The goal of the survey was to understand where they are on their transition to SAP S/4HANA, what benefits they have gained or hope to gain from the transition, or what might be blocking their move. Continuing the steady growth from 8% who had already gone live in 2019 up to 17% in 2020, 24% of survey respondents this year indicated they were already using SAP S/4HANA.

Read the benchmark report to gain insights and top strategies:

  • Discover what drives SAP S/4HANA migration.
  • Understand how customers meet their business drivers.
  • Learn the top requirements and strategies organizations are using in their migration.
  • Gain your steps to success.

Download the report now!