Managing Projects – SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Professional Services vs SAP Project Systems
This blogpost gives a comparative insights on how projects are managed in S/4HANA Cloud Professional Services and tradition On premise SAP Project System.
Key focus is on the value addition and benefits of managing projects in cloud using Professional Services
Let us first have a look at Project Life-cycle overview of Project Systems.
Now we see how Traditional System differs from SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Professional Services.
The end to end process flow for Professional Services is as below:
If we analyse the key process steps in both the products, there is a similarity in the basic flow but a definite value add in Professional Services in terms of tight integration.
|Project Systems||Professional Services|
|Project Creation & Structuring||Start Customer Project|
|Project Planning||Plan Customer Project|
|Project Budgeting||Staff Customer Project|
|Project Execution||Review Customer Project|
|Project Monitoring & Control||Record Time|
|Project Closure||Oversee Reports|
|Reporting||Billing & Invoicing|
There are many useful Fiori apps available out of the box in Professional Services.
|Create Customer Project|
|Plan Customer Project|
|Review Customer Project|
|Release Billing Proposals|
|Manage My Timesheets|
|Create Supplier Invoice|
|Manage SO Services|
|Manage Billing Documents|
|Run Revenue Recognition|
|Transfer of staffing assignments|
|Resource Management for Projects|
Highlighting the key value additions for customers in Professional Services environment.
- Enhanced UX in managing projects in Professional Services
- Effective Resource Management for Projects in Professional Services
- Analyze Resource Utilization
- Review Customer Projects
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