CONVERSION TO SAP S/4HANA: TAKING A BROWNFIELD APPROACH

Enables you to migrate to S/4HANA by building on your existing SAP environment without re-implementation or disruption to your existing business processes. At the same time, it enables the revaluation of customization and existing process flows.

A brownfield migration delivers the most predictable budgets and timelines since your business processes remain largely the same. It may include some additional functionality and upgrades, but its main benefit is a fast implementation that minimizes the disruption to your daily operations.

Evaluation Criteria for S/4HANA Implementation approach – Greenfield or Brownfield?

1. Change management to target state
2. Adopting best practice industry-standard processes
3. Business process re-design
4. Overall time to value
5. Total cost
6. Availability of Resources
7. Day to day business operations and disruption
8. Technical simplification
9. Implementation risk and approach complexity
10. Impact to Revenue

Summary

Brownfield is the best approach for customers that want to leverage their existing solution, save the historical data, and rapidly convert to S/4HANA and then gradually adopt the innovations delivered with S/4HANA.

Why Echelon?

At Echelon, our focus on project assurance will help you control project costs, minimize surprises and delays, and give peace of mind to your company’s leadership and project team leaders. Echelon will be partnering with you every step of the evaluation and successful selection of Greenfield v/s
Brownfield implementation approach. Whether it’s creating the strategic project assurance blueprint, getting the process design right, or ensuring successful knowledge transfer for your internal team; we will be there to assist. We pride ourselves not only on our IT business process experience, but also in our ability to communicate with all of the people involved in the
implementation – company and IT management, vendor partners, and end-users.

Engage Echelon to find out which approach suits your company – Brownfield or Greenfield