Common SAP S/4HANA Transformation Challenges in S/4HANA Brownfield Approach

Sep 18, 2022

Brownfield Conversion is one of the key approaches to migrating from SAP ECC to SAP S/4HANA. The Article lists the key challenges across each phase faced by transformation teams


Build A Business Case For Your S/4HANA Transformation

  1. SAP System Discovery and Process Analysis
  2. Effort Estimation and Resource Identification
  3. Business Case Preparation for the move to S/4HANA
  4. To Be Process Architecture Analysis


Project Planning and Preparation to support the Business Case

  1. Project Timeline Preparation
  2. Key Stakeholder Identification
  3. Resource Availability Planning
  4. Simplification Item Check Analysis


Process Design and Requirements from the business

  1. Interface Impact Analysis and Planning
  2. Requirement Gathering and Backlogs
  3. Test Planning and Script Preparation
  4. Custom Code Planning and Scope Definition


Process Implementation and Core Configuration Activities with Testing

  1. Custom Code Adaptation Approach
  2. Test Execution and Defect Management Strategy
  3. Conversion Run Analysis
  4. Training Workshops and Data Management


Cutover Preparation and Go Live Readiness for the business to go live

  1. Downtime Optimization
  2. Accuracy of the converted Data
  3. Production Cutover Planning
  4. Release and Change Impact Analysis


Continuous Process Improvement with Agile Delivery

  1. System Performance Measures
  2. Fiori App Rollout and Adoption Plan
  3. Business As Usual Releases
  4. Continuous Process Improvement

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Vignesh Barani S

Vignesh is the Head of Product @ KTern.AI who deals with the engineering of features and deals with functionalities for solving transformation-related problems.