Preparing a pharmaceutical company provider of Saudi Arabia for risk-free SAP S/4HANA Transformation

A global pharmaceutical company partnered with KTern.AI for a digital transformation journey to SAP S/4HANA. The objective was to accelerate and streamline the business transformation with proper governance and transparency in their enterprise operations when moving to SAP cloud solution.

Industry Vertical



Saudi Arabia



Total number of users


SAP functional modules


Custom Objects


Number of Add-ons



Process Model Suggestions


Data Driven Impact Analysis


Streamlined Governance


Readiness Assesment

The Customer:

A Saudi manufacturing facility focused on creating a wide variety of sterile and high-quality solutions, aimed for a seamless transition to SAP S/4HANA. Partnering with KTern.AI provided data-driven insights to ease a risk-free transformation

Business Situation and Challenges:

  • Identification of current landscape and business usage regarding SAP S/4HANA transformation.​
  • The company needed to optimize business processes for the new landscape and identify business cases.
  • Estimation of project timeframe required for risk-free transformation
  • There was uncertainty about the customizations needed in the existing IT landscape.
  • Scalability to adapt to future needs and trends was a critical requirement.

How Did KTern.AI Help?

KTern.AI implemented a comprehensive solution to address these challenges: - KTern.AI provided seamless SAP connectivity for fully automated discovery of interface connections, gathering crucial data on usage and dependencies. - Analyzed the risks and the complication factors involved during the transformation. - Provided valuable insights with compatibility, performance impact, and overall code quality regarding S/4HANA. - The solution was available on the SAP Store, enhancing accessibility and ease of implementation.

KTern-Driven Benefits:

  • Addressed compatibility issues upfront, reducing risks.
  • Accelerated the analysis process, saving time and reducing manual effort.
  • Provided clear insights for interface updates and system enhancements.
  • Removed unused interfaces, optimizing resources and enhancing efficiency.
  • Reduced technical debt in the S/4HANA core by 65%.
  • Realized 35% cost savings in SAP landscape maintenance.
  • Reduced time and effort on regression testing through insights on test fits and gaps.
  • Planning to move for SAP S/4HANA was made simple with the aid of the auto-generated timeline report.​

Values Delivered:

  • Ensured 63% compatibility analysis through the identification of incompatible interfaces, necessitating updates.
  • Leveraged built-in process model suggestions to streamline flow design, reducing manual efforts by 75%.
  • Improved collaboration and efficiency among all project stakeholders
  • Huge time savings due to the elimination of configurations and manual work


Through the integration of KTern.AI's innovative solutions, the entire team was confident and well-prepared for the risk-free digital transformation journey.