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SAP S/4HANA continues to evolve, with each release bringing new features and functionalities. It’s a huge challenge for any organizations to effectively adopt business-relevant innovations and other intelligent features when moving to the latest release of SAP S/4HANA.

SAP Value discovery tools helps you to guide in developing your digital transformation roadmap and assist to identify a potential transition paths,  SAP Value tools will also provide you fact-based recommendations to assess the situation and identify potential value.

SAP S/4HANA with Process Discovery

The Process Discovery for SAP S/4HANA identifies new functionalities from SAP S/4HANA simplifications, SAP Fiori apps, automation, and intelligent technologies to support your business goals. Business Scenario Recommendations is a great way to understand the business scenarios that would most benefit from SAP S/4HANA and also current business process performance.

Expected Outcomes 

An interactive PDF report helping accelerate the decision to MOVE to SAP S/4HANA, provides business executives with insights on current business process performance and system usage, with benchmarks against industry peers.

Additional details - SAP S/4HANA with Process Discovery

SAP Transformation Navigator

SAP Transformation Navigator provides SAP customers with a clear guidance to chart their digital innovation path. The navigator is a self-service tool, which guides you through your digital transformation by generating a product roadmap of recommended SAP products and solutions tailored to your business.

Expected Outcomes 

SAP Transformation Navigator generates a set of guides providing the business, technical, and transformation views.

The Business Guide depicts SAP’s take on the industry’s breakthrough trends and strategic objectives, the summary of the customer’s business capability preferences, and their value driver aspirations. It also offers change management, business case and realization tracking way forward.

In the Technical Guide, we cover the digital framework and reference landscape outlook, summarize the customer’s go-to guidance on the currently used applications, and list advanced system and landscape analysis options.

The Transformation Guide presents overall transformation scenarios and SAP services, summarizes the customer’s transition heatmap and prioritization, and outlines the planning, timeline, and way forward.

Additional details -  SAP Transformation Navigator

SAP Value Lifecycle Manager (VLM)

SAP Value Lifecycle Manager provides clear guidance on the Value of Intelligent Enterprise and an option to build business case by process or by SAP Product, SAP Value Lifecycle Manage is able to create a business case from scratch (low touch) or from a benchmarking assessment (high touch) . It covers 11 Line of Business and 35 Industries.

S/4HANA Benchmarking Assessment and S/4HANA Guided Business Case

S/4HANA Guided Business Case create a business case by linking processes to SAP solution capabilities and potential value (benefits, costs, ROI etc.)

S/4HANA Benchmarking Assessment complements S/4HANA Benchmarking Assessment to generate a detailed business case to support quantifiable value of S/4HANA over ECC, this assessment generates a detailed view on value proposition of S/4HANA across 10 process areas, which helps net-new or existing ERP customers to benchmark their process performance on over 30 KPIs and over 40 best practices against peers.

Expected Outcomes 

SAP Value Lifecycle Manager generates an interactive scorecard to measure capability gap between SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA and establish baseline of key metrics for value realization.

Additional details - S/4HANA Benchmarking Assessment

SAP Innovation and Optimization Pathfinder on Spotlight

SAP Innovation and Optimization Pathfinder provides SAP customers with a tailor-made recommendations on relevant SAP innovations, business process improvements and IT optimization potentials for your core SAP system (SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA).

Expected Outcomes

An Interactive report provides recommendations that are based on the way you are using your SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA system today.

  • detailed Recommendations on Process Discovery for SAP S/4HANA Transformation

  • Supporting the journey to SAP's future product portfolio and the Intelligent Enterprise

  • Improvement through SAP Fiori Apps

Additional details - SAP Innovation and Optimization Pathfinder on Spotlight

Further Recommendations

SAP Fiori apps library & recommendations - Recommendation of relevant SAP Fiori apps to enable innovations through new user experience

SAP Road Map Explorer - Features and innovations planned to be delivered with future releases

SAP Solution Manager value report - IT TCO optimization with SAP Solution Manager


Organizations are facing many challenges as they transform digitally, and the magnitude of challenge is exponential when business transform towards intelligent systems. Understand SAP’s product strategy to transform your system landscape to a hybrid cloud landscape.

SAP S/4HANA Value Discovery assessment assist decision makers with fact-based recommendations to identify key innovations and use of automation options and intelligent technologies. SAP S/4HANA  Discovery assessment also determine a best-fit approach that considers value, complexity, risk and costs.

Map Your Journey to SAP S/4HANA

Expert guidance to plan your move to SAP S/4HANA -  https://www.sap.com/documents/2019/05/44b3ebd5-4b7d-0010-87a3-c30de2ffd8ff.html?infl=1ec7443f-e820-4...


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