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SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud Edition – Digital Discovery Assessment

Business process overview and valuable insights to achieve your objectives

The SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud Digital Discovery Assessment is a structured approach to help businesses evaluate and understand the benefits of implementing SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud Edition. The Digital Discovery Assessment provides a comprehensive analysis of current business processes, identifies areas for improvement, and offers insights into how SAP S/4HANA can drive digital transformation. The team at Leverage Technologies uses the SAP Digital Discovery Assessment for all SAP S/4HANA prospective customers – helping guide the team at Leverage Technologies and our customers through the selection, value proposition, gap analysis and resource requirements analysis. The process that Leverage Technologies engages with prospective customers is one of careful and structured analysis from the first engagement (sales, ROI, value proposition) through to implementation (timing, resource, budget, fit to standard, industry best practice), and post go live support – ensuring success for our customers. Here’s an overview of what the assessment typically involves and how it can help you decide if SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud Edition  is the right solution for your business.

Objectives of the Digital Discovery Assessment

1. Business Process Analysis:

  • Examine your existing business processes and workflows.
  • Identify inefficiencies, bottlenecks, and areas that can benefit from digital transformation.

2. Gap Analysis

  • Compare your current capabilities with industry best practices and standards.
  • Highlight gaps that can be addressed with SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud.

3. Value Proposition:

  • Demonstrate the specific value SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud can bring to your business.
  • Identify potential benefits such as cost savings, productivity improvements, and enhanced decision-making.

4. Roadmap Creation:

  • Develop a tailored roadmap and project plan for implementing SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud.
  • Outline key milestones, timelines, and resources required.

5. Risk Assessment:

  • Identify potential risks associated with the implementation.
  • Propose mitigation strategies to ensure a smooth transition.

6. Resource Review:

  • Identify SAP Partner/consultancy days to implement the project
  • Create a roadmap for resource requirements (customer centre of expertise)

Key Components of the Assessment

1. Pre-Assessment Preparation:

  • Initial discussions to understand your business goals, challenges, and expectations.
  • Gathering relevant data and documentation about your current systems and processes.

2. Workshops and Interviews:

  • Conducting workshops with key stakeholders to gather detailed insights.
  • Interviews with department heads and process owners to understand specific needs and pain points.

3. Process Mapping and Analysis:

  • Mapping out your current business processes.
  • Analysing these processes to identify inefficiencies and opportunities for improvement.

4. Benchmarking and Best Practices:

  • Comparing your processes with industry benchmarks and best practices.
  • Identifying opportunities to align with leading standards using SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud.

5. Solution Fit and Recommendations:

  • Assessing how SAP S/4HANA’s features and functionalities match your business requirements.
  • Providing recommendations for modules and configurations (industry leading processes) that best suit your needs.

6. ROI and TCO Analysis:

  • Estimating the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for implementing SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud Edition.
  • Highlighting the financial benefits and cost implications.

Benefits of the Digital Discovery Assessment

Informed Decision-Making

Gain a clear understanding of how SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud Edition can address your business challenges and support your strategic goals.

Customised Roadmap/Project Plan

Receive a tailored implementation plan that aligns with your business objectives and timelines.

Risk Mitigation

Identify and address potential risks early in the planning process to ensure a successful implementation across the entire project lifecycle.

Alignment with Best Practices

Leverage industry best practices to optimize your business processes and drive efficiency.

Stakeholder Buy-In

Engage key stakeholders early in the process to build consensus and support for the transformation initiative.

Steps to Get Started

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Contact Leverage Technologies on 1300 045 046 or [email protected]:

  • Reach out to Leverage Technologies (your SAP Gold Certified Partner that has implemented ERP solutions for more than 400 customers across Australia / NZ)  to express interest in evaluating SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud Edition.
  • Schedule an initial consultation to discuss your needs and objectives.
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Gather Preliminary Information:

  • Prepare relevant data and documentation about your current systems and processes.
  • Identify key stakeholders to participate in the assessment.
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Participate in Workshops and Interviews

  • Engage in the workshops and interviews conducted by the assessment team.
  • Provide detailed information and insights to help the team understand your business.
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Review Findings and Recommendations:

  • Review the assessment report, including findings, recommendations, and the proposed roadmap.
  • Discuss any questions or concerns with the assessment team.
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Plan Next Steps:

  • Decide on the next steps based on the assessment outcomes.
  • Begin planning the implementation phase if SAP S/4HANA is deemed a suitable solution.

The Digital Discovery Assessment is a valuable tool to help you make an informed decision about implementing SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud and to ensure that the solution aligns with your business needs and goals.

Get in Touch

Contact the award-winning team at Leverage Technologies and find out what SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud can do for your business.

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