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3 SAP Project Management Tips For Your Migration

  • Your SAP Project Management team needs to have the knowledge, discipline and experience to make sure that, when the new system is launched, everything goes according to plan.
  • The goal of SAP project management is to make sure none of those steps are left out.
  • Don’t Neglect Post Go-Live One of the most important questions you should ask your SAP project manager is, “when is this done?”
  • Most projects require tweaking post go-live, as well as ongoing SAP performance tuning.
  • Make sure your SAP migration covers post go-live tuning or, better yet, choose a managed services partner who can execute the migration and run your landscape.

Your SAP Project Management team needs the experience to ensure all goes smoothly when the new system is launched. Read 3 tips for a successful migration.

If you write a report or give a presentation and one thing goes wrong, it’s usually not the end of the world. Maybe a few typos slip through your editing process, or one of your slides isn’t as clear as you’d like it to be. But in an SAP implementation or migration, even a small mistake towards the end can cause big, big problems — in some cases, multi-million dollar problems. Your SAP Project Management team needs to have the knowledge, discipline and experience to make sure that, when the new system is launched, everything goes according to plan.

Use a Highly Structured Approach SAP migration has one goal: making sure your new system is up and running on time, providing the exact functionality you planned for all stakeholders. That’s a very work-intensive task. Your SAP landscape is extremely complex, and every piece needs to be connected, tested, adjusted, and retested before go-live.  The goal of SAP project management is to make sure none of those steps are left out. To do that, it needs to be planned out in detail, from beginning to end. Each procedure needs to be listed out in detail, with built-in tests and checks to ensure any mistakes are caught and corrected. Each waypoint needs due dates and a verification procedure. And you need to plan things out so that even if something does go wrong, the project doesn’t go off the rails. That means contingency plans for every step,…

3 SAP Project Management Tips For Your Migration