Migration from SAP ERP to SAP S/4HANA

Switch to a new era of ERP. Because with SAP S/4HANA you not only manage your company in real time, but also optimize and digitize core business processes. We’ll show you how to migrate with minimal disruption and risk.

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Migrate to SAP S/4HANA in 5 steps.​

Before switching from SAP ERP to SAP S/4HANA, you will want to know what will happen in the event of a conversion. What will change with SAP S/4HANA and how much effort is associated with the introduction? What effects does the conversion have on the process landscape? What will happen to in-house developments and connected systems? Innovabee has developed a method with which you can migrate from SAP ERP to SAP S / 4HANA in just five steps – with minimal risk and disruption.

Preparatory phase

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Value check

  • BSR report
  • FAR report
  • Workshop
  • Presentation of SAP S/HANA innovations
  • Change options
  • Edit checklist for conversion analysis
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Conversion analysis

  • Readiness Check for SAP S / HANA
  • SAP Pathfinder
  • Hardware check
  • Pre checks
  • Custom code check
  • Identification of simplification items
  • Workshops with departments
  • S/4HANA roadmap
  • Results presentation
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Redesign workshops

  • Redesign workshops involving specialist departments
  • Analysis of roles and authorizations (optional)
  • Presentation of results
  • Final budgeting
  • Follow-up phase

Realization phase

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Detailed concept, development & customizing

  • Provide hardware
  • Set-up sandbox system
  • Transfer of the workshop results into a business blueprint
  • Development
  • Delta customizing before installation
  • Database migration
  • Installation of SAP S/4HANA (SUM)
  • Development
  • Delta customizing after installation
  • Simplification
  • Configuration of Fiori apps & gateway
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Test & Go Live

  • Training
  • System functionality test
  • Coordination and documentation of the database
  • Lessons learned
  • System release
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“We are pleased that we have created the basis to be able to begin with the successive introduction of the Fiori technology in the future and thus to use the increased performance and the planned functional expansions of SAP S/4HANA live.”

Reinhard Birven
CEO, Scheurich GmbH

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“Migrating to SAP S/4HANA and Fiori was an important strategic step to keep the Rausch group of companies up to date in terms of technology and organization. Innovabee is a competent partner for us.”

Rico Rühmer
CEO, Rausch GmbH

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Video series

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Expert article

Read the expert article written by our CTO.

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Transition to SAP S/4HANA at chocolate manufacturer Rausch

For more than 100 years, the Berlin chocolatiers family Rausch has offered its customers chocolate products of the highest quality. In order to consistently advance digitization, Rausch and Innovabee have migrated their existing SAP ERP system to the real-time-based SAP S/4HANA.

With the new solution, Rausch can control its business processes in real time and generate up-to-date reports in seconds. Users can access the software from anywhere – and management always has access to all the figures for important decisions.

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Learn more: video series and live demo on SAP S/4HANA

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5 steps 2 SAP S/4HANA: the most important steps for a smooth migration

Michael Riedel explains which options exist for migrating to SAP S/4HANA and which are best suited for your company.

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Live Business with SAP S/4HANA: an overview of the real-time ERP suite

Marcus Prutzer presents selected highlights of SAP S/4HANA – including real-time scenarios, analysis functions and real-time search.

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