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This is another great webcast from SAP Support.  Recordings are/ will be available in the SAP Learning Hub

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Goal is to calculate the total cost of ownership

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Learning objectives are above

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TCO explorer will be available later this year

 

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Which train take?

When take the train? For business & IT to make move

How much will train cost?

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MTE (meet the experts available)

Some will be available later this year

 

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Costs – most complex are the implementation

Many questions to answer

13 cost categories

Not a perfect business case calculator; in an early phase, it will show the different ways – including accelerators different from old projects

3-5 year comparisons

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13 cost categories – it makes a difference between cloud and on-premise

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Business set up includes WRICEF

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Use your own internal benchmark

Cost distribution is typical from what SAP sees; you have opportunity to override

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SAP has put a lot of effort in the model companies; so you can start with that

Set of accelerators

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Some accelerators do not go together

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Red indicates a cost increase, green savings

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Sample Excel top down planning sheet

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Bottom up approach, if top down doesn’t work

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Sample TCO Explorer from live demo

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Key takeaways – implications for ongoing operations, accelerators and the approach

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Customer output is a completed spreadsheet

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Additional resources from SAP:

SAP HANA TCO: What SAP Says Go to https://www.asug.com/news/sap-hana-tco-what-sap-says

Learn about the economic impact of SAP S/4HANALink or go to https://www.sap.com/products/s4hana-erp.html navigate to “Business Case” on left hand navigation

Spreadsheet is in pilot, provide in SAP Support Academy, will be later in 2018

Next month is tutorial, and in tutorial Excel

 

I’m looking forward to the TCO Explorer; what do you think?

Updates from SAP:

 

MTE (Meet-The-Expert) live sessions open for registration

SAP S/4HANA The Essentials Thus, Sep 20, 10:00 AM Eastern Time/New York

MTE (Meet-The-Expert) existing recorded sessions

SAP S/4HANA Discovery – Greenfield vs. Conversion Overview  delivered on Aug 21st

SAP S/4HANA Discovery – Transition Paths and Best Practices   delivered on Aug 23rd

SAP S/4HANA Discovery – Landscape Scoping  delivered on Aug 31st

SAP S/4HANA Project and Ongoing Effort   delivered on Aug 28th

SAP Readiness Check for SAP S/4HANA  delivered on July 24th

Build Your Product Roadmap – SAP Transformation Navigator delivered on Aug 8th
Build high-level benefits case with SAP Quick Value Assessment  delivered on Aug 9th

 

#1  Please note that for customers, to access the SAP Learning Hub, edition for SAP Enterprise Support, a one-time registration is required. A detailed step-by step guidance can be found here. The MTE links above will not work if the customer has not registered.

#5 Please note that only Enterprise Support customers are eligible to listen MTE recorded sessions

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