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Transformation project testing building blocks A good testing plan needs a few basic building blocks; otherwise, transformations can have unexpected issues at go-live. Testing best practices for transformations have building blocks to help avoid testing shortcomings around data, systems, processes, and people. It is not glamorous, testing needs to focus on ...
Carve-Outs and Divestitures
Data Management
Migrations
S/4HANA
Transformation
Transformation & SLO
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John Franey
Event streaming between SAP and Azure – how others are doing it? In the fast-paced IT world, SAP customers are looking into advantages of cloud solutions. Cloud offers agility and innovation, allowing businesses to run machine learning, AI, data mining and predictive analytics scenarios. To replicate SAP data into the ...
Cloud
Data Lake
Datavard Glue
SAP and Big Data
Roman Broich
Roman Broich
Going to the Cloud? Fasten your seatbelts first. So, you’ve taken the plunge. After years of reading about and listening to all the Cloud hype, you’ve finally decided to move your cherished business critical on-premise systems to this mystical place where you have minimal costs with maximum flexibility – what ...
Cloud
Data Management
Migrations
SAP and Big Data
Ben MacDermott
Ben MacDermott
Handling historical data during SAP transformation - you don’t have to choose between everything and nothing Implementing Business Transformations such as M&A, divestitures, or technology “rejuvenation” such as S/4HANA migrations in SAP landscapes usually puts an interesting question in front of SAP architects and decision makers: how much history do ...
Carve-Outs and Divestitures
Migrations
S/4HANA
Goetz Lessmann
Goetz Lessmann
Two approaches to SAP business transformation Business changes can create the requirement that a plant is assigned to a different company code. These can include changes in the legal structure for tax purposes, a reorganization for process improvement or the divestiture of a portion of the business that currently operates ...
Carve-Outs and Divestitures
Migrations
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John Franey
Decommissioning means taking archiving to the maximum – archiving a complete SAP system. This is a common scenario when talking about mergers and acquisitions, but also system upgrades and transformations, including migrations to S/4HANA. In this blog post we answer how to deal with legacy systems while keeping everyone ...
Archiving and Decommissioning
Data Management
S/4HANA
SAP and Big Data
Tara Callaghan
Tara Callaghan
BW/4HANA – it’s not an upgrade, it’s a migration Many customers have made the move to BW 7.5 on HANA and now find themselves standing before the somewhat daunting jump towards BW/4HANA.    This jump is not an upgrade, it is a migration. This means that among other things, certain objects which were abundantly used in previous versions of BW, are no longer ...
Business Warehouse
Data Management
Declan McNeela
Declan McNeela
SAP will continue to support the product until 2027. So why is everyone making such a fuss about getting started with S/4HANA migration projects so quickly? Well, there are several reasons that 7 years might not actually be as comfortably far in the future as you might imagine...   1. Time SAP migrations ...
Migrations
S/4HANA
Ben MacDermott
Ben MacDermott