Starting Small Series, #2: SAP S/4HANA conversion - business scenarios recommendations

15 March 2017

Julien Delvat

Julien Delvat

SAP S/4HANA Consultant

Moving to SAP Suite on HANA or S/4HANA is not a simple upgrade. Bluefin is here to bring clarity and understanding to the process. Our experts have designed a highly successful discovery process to support the first steps of any organization’s journey to SAP Suite on HANA or S/4HANA. In this series, we’ll be breaking down developing a business case, or roadmap, into bite-sized chunks detailing some of the preliminary tasks that should be undertaken.

Business scenario recommendations

We’ll use the result of our step-by-step description of the workload analysis to identify the unique coverage of SAP S/4HANA and its potential benefits for your organization.

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Source: SAP

Simply go to https://www.s4hana.com/ and click on “Get Started Now”. Complete the form, including your System ID, Installation Number, and Customer Number. Drag your Excel transaction file and drop it into the designated zone. Submit your form. By the way, this service is free!

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BSR registration form. Source: SAP

After a few days, SAP will send you a report containing about 100 pages of high-level and detailed recommendations based on the specific usage of your current system.

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Executive Summary of the BSR. Source: SAP

Next time, we’ll take a deeper diver with the Transaction Analysis, so keep in touch!

About the author

Julien Delvat

SAP S/4HANA Consultant

With over 15 years’ experience of developing cost management applications at SAP Labs France, coupled with significant experience of architecting, designing and implementing these systems for clients across the globe and industries, Julien is perfectly placed to offer Bluefin’s customers unrivalled expertise in the colliding worlds of finance and technology. It’s not with good reason he’s known as a ‘Costing Geek’!

When it comes to collaborating with clients, Julien likes to get under an organisation’s skin. He wants to know what makes a company tick, what their priorities are and what the reality is on the ground. Doing this assists him to build information systems that reflect their true business needs.

Julien’s contributions to the SAP Financials community have been recognized through publications in professional blogs and journals like SCN.com and SAP Expert, as well as multiple speaking and panel opportunities at conferences like SAP Financials, SAP Controlling, Sapphire / ASUG, and SAP TechEd. He is most passionate about his roles as an ASUG volunteer for the Financials community and as an SAP Mentor, working as a trusted advisor to build new communication channels between SAP and its customers.

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