VisionTree completes SAP HANA Assessment and provide Migration Roadmap for Retail Customer from Chicago

Dated 7th June, Wednesday, 2016

VisionTree was engaged by midsize retail company who implemented SAP R/3 in 2002 and later on gone for SAP Upgrade to ECC 6.0 with EHP 5 in 2010. Customer is keen to remove operational redundancies and also wanted to go for more cloud adoption. Customer is also keen to build their own qualified ecommerce portal both for B2B as well as B2B scenario and later on connect both channels and drive B2B2C whereby they remain focused on serving to their channel and channel in turn can drive their end customers for faster growth and regional customer service.

VisionTree has conducted Value Discovery Workshop to shortlist which transition scenario out of the following three is best suited to their business.

  • System conversion driven approach to convert an ERP System into On-Premise SAP HANA.
  • Landscape Transformation driven approach to convert an existing ERP System into Hybrid On-Premise and On cloud option based on intricacies of the business.
  • New Implementation driven approach to connect both ERP as well as Non-ERP System to Hybrid On Premise and On Cloud Option for making organization ready for future milestones.

Migration roadmap proposed:

Being multiple ERP System and expectation to stay with current business processes and move gradually to S/4HANA innovations and continue working in direction to leverage process simplification, VisionTree and Customer mutually agreed to take Landscape Transformation approach with following architecture.

  • Scope and concept of SAP S/4HANA with improved features, capabilities and innovations
  • Business Scenario Recommendation Report based on customer transactions with outlining initial value of transaction and capabilities in use.
  • Heat map with prioritized solution areas / capabilities where benefits can be identified and further investigation recommended
  • Point-of-view document updated based on workshop findings according to the understanding of the current situation of the customer, the potential SAP solution, associated benefits and the innovation roadmap
  • Deployment support with its own Blueprint methodology for cloud and on-premise deployments
  • Ready-to-run business processes and reference solution demonstration.

About VisionTree

A Global Business Transformation Company with experience serving in 40 countries to help Enterprise Customers across 12 industry Verticals such as Energy, Manufacturing, Retail, Finance, Healthcare, Engineering, Consumer Goods and their Principle Line of Businesses such as Finance, Human Resource, Sales, Supply Chain, Engineering, Asset Management & Information Technology to leverage business benefit of Digital Transformation. Our services delivers Business Process Automation across product, services, Geographies to convert traditional ecosystem into digital marketplace and addresses every potential need of Customer, Partner and Employees across the enterprise.