In today’s fast moving world, companies are looking to simplify their processes, drive them in real time and change them as needed in order to drive efficiency.
SAP S/4HANA is bringing together SAP’s most recent innovations combined with more than 40 years of experience, allowing customers to focus on essential tasks in real time and flexibly adapt business processes.
The first step in the SAP S/4HANA innovation journey was The SAP Simple Finance solution. What seemed only a dream in the past, now has materialized
with instant insight into Finance, no indexes, no aggregates and no redundancies.
SAP S/4HANA offers the flexibility to deploy in the cloud, on premise or in a hybrid mode as well as easy adoption via guided configuration and proven SAP
SAP Best Practices for SAP S/4HANA are tailored specifically to accelerate and simplify the adoption of SAP S/4HANA for faster time to value by providing:
- Tested configuration, content and methodologies for ready-to-run business processes, optimized for S/4 HANA and containing OLTP and OLAP
- SAP Best Practices for integration and migration to S/4HANA
- SAP Best Practices for extensibility to enhance SAP processes or create own processes
- Delivery of pre-configured content based on best practices for a fast start with the SAP S/4HANA Cloud edition
With SAP Best Practices, you can use an easy two-step approach to simplify your path to SAP S/4HANA:
- Lay the foundation for an SAP ERP system together with a personalized, responsive and simple UX by using the pre-configured content based on best Practices included in the SAP ERP Foundation rapid-deployment solutionSAP Fiori apps rapid-deployment solution.
- Easily continue with the installation of SAP Simple Finance for the simplest path to benefit from the innovations of SAP S/4HANA.
SAP Best Practices for SAP S/4 HANA Migration offer to both existing and new customers a non-disruptive, simplified transition to SAP S/4HANA in only two steps:
- The Rapid database migration of SAP Business Suite to SAP HANA provides existing SAP customers who are looking to benefit from the SAP S/4HANA innovations with proven migration methods and technology, as well as Best Practices brought by SAP Experts for moving their current database to SAP HANA, reducing risk in critical projects.
- Use Best Practices provided in the Rapid data migration to SAP ERP and SAP CRM to extract and analyze selected data from virtually any source
system and migrate your data to SAP S/4HANA. Benefit from high quality legacy data that you can use at full capacity in your new SAP S/4HANA .
In the areas of HCM, Procurement and Customer, SAP Best Practices for SAP S/4 HANA offer customers comprehensive integrated content based on best practices, as well as best practices for integration, all tailored to help lines of business run simple and benefit from the latest innovations brought by SAP S/4HANA.
A simplified approach based on Best Practices allows you to benefit from innovations from both SAP S/4HANA and SuccessFactors Employee Central:
- Use the pre-configured content based on best practices for SuccessFactors Employee Central
- Accelerate your data migration project with pre-built Data Services content included in the Rapid data migration to cloud solutions from SAP .
- Integrate your SuccessFactors Employee Central and SAP ERP with flexible and automated data exchange with the SuccessFactorsEmployee Central Integration to SAP ERP rapid-deployment solution.
Ariba helps drive compliant, automated, purchasing and collaboration to realize process efficiencies and effective cost management for all spend categories.
SAP Best Practices are available to connect SAP S/4HANA and the Ariba Network securely and reliably with the Ariba Network Integration for SAP Business Suite rapid-deployment solution and go live with the first wave of suppliers with preconfigured integration for the procure-to-pay process.
You can also use the SAP S/4HANA Best Practices for hybris Marketing to gain insight into your customer preferences and needs across all channels as well as help with data integration and golden record management for the SAP hybris Marketing solution with the SAP hybris Marketing rapid-deployment solution and the rapid data load for SAP hybris Marketing.
SAP Best Practices for SAP S/4HANA are part of SAP Activate, a recently announced methodology that consist of a unique combination of SAP Best Practices, Methodology, and Guided Configuration.
SAP Activate enables customers to start fast, build smart, and run simple while continuously innovating in the cloud and anywhere.
To find out more about SAP Activate, please take a look at this BLOG.
The easiest way for your business to benefit from the next generation innovations brought by SAP S/4HANA is through an already rounded Portfolio of SAP Best Practices and SAP Activate that can help make your path simple.