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How to prepare for a SAP S/4HANA Cloud transformatiion
16 augustus 2021 
in S/4HANA

How to prepare for a SAP S/4HANA Cloud transformatiion

How aware is your organization of a SAP S/4HANA Cloud preparation?

It is our experience that the deployment of SAP Cloud ERP is a real game-changer within enterprises.

The on-premise ERP is known for long-lasting development cycles, managed by IT, and mainly focused on transactions. SAP SAP S/4HANA Cloud brings more intelligence to the table besides the periodic updates and innovations to convert data to value. These new insights are giving all departments more power to run their part of the business.

Are you ready for the change to SAP S/4HANA Cloud?

Starting with SAP S/4HANA Cloud is a huge game-changer. It changes not only your technology platform but also how your organization is running their business.

The significant advantage of Cloud is the easiness of changes due to the simple on-off capabilities without installation effort.

The question is not whether ERP will move to the Cloud but how your ERP will work from the Cloud. It starts with an in-depth investigation of your industry needs and the capabilities of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud and related solutions.

Prepare your SAP Cloud journey carefully

The main objective is to keep your ERP-core Clean and apply a Fit-to-Standard approach without losing any business strengths or create any weaknesses.
Your SAP S/4HANA Cloud configuration starts with the correct alignment of your organization-, sales- and chart of accounts structure to support your local and maybe corporate business needs. The next step is to understand the required process flow and how to support the entire end-to-end flow. This alignment process requires in-depth knowledge and experience with Scope Items and impact to integration/inter company scenarios.

Listen, Learn, and Leverage

Implementing SAP S/4HANA Cloud is an interactive learning exercise for IT, business owners, key users and end-users.
Managers are added to this exercise to start using KPI’s to drive their part of the business.
It is all about:

  • the end-to-end process support,
  • getting the right and timely business data
  • to turn data into value for your upcoming decisions.

The access to learning-, test- and quality systems brings a different attitude to empowering teams without IT dependencies. The periodic availability of updates and innovations improves the ability for additional optimizations. Think about upcoming machine learning and robotic process automation capabilities.

Discover the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Details

To ensure the right transformation path and effort, Scheer has created a special knowledge center with various topics to have easy access to the latest details about SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

About the author
Harold has over 25 years of experience with international SAP implementation projects in the acquisition, sales, logistics, production, and consumer products. As a result of this, he has fulfilled various roles from consultant to project manager. Since 2017, Harold has played a crucial role in projects focused on transforming SAP ECC to SAP S/4HANA and SAP S/4HANA Cloud.