Based on years of experience working with Global SAP Customers either through SAP or its Global SAP Partners, VisionTree understands that every day, customers are tasked to deliver breakthrough results through accelerated innovation and improved ROI. Faced with competing investment alternatives and constant pressure for IT to keep pace with shifting business demands, customers are rethinking success and what it takes to be agile, integrated, and flexible to respond to change and complex pressures to do more, and deliver more effectively.
VisionTree has taken niche initiative in the format of SAP NOW to educate and collaborate with SAP Global Customers on flexible business process platform with SAP and its Partner Solutions which can help Global SAP Customer to conduct its business with tight integration across heterogeneous systems.
Our Engagement Process with Global SAP Customer is as under:
Dealing with market challenges and pressure to innovate at speeds that often exceed business capacity, Global SAP customers trust they can turn to the SAP ecosystem to collaborate more effectively, compensate for weak areas, decrease time to market, improve performance, and access information more effectively.
Visiontree understands that with changing climate situation, Global SAP Customer expects to maximize their business and technology potential; hence under its SAP NOW initiative, VisionTree takes following relevant steps as under:
Key Business Scenario Validations
Companies often map business processes initially as workflow diagrams to describe business activity, which can be useful for conceptual purposes. However, The actual ERP/SAP or IT runtime of business processes for any larger enterprise must be managed at a much more detailed and granular level, respecting intra-organizational policies, regulations, and leveraging the company's, and its business partners, technology standards, services and implementation platform(s) of choice. SAPNOW initiative of VisionTree is purely to bring all of these to come together in complex web of business logic and integrations to reach the desired outcome. VisionTree Solution Architects validates key business processes such as Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Invest to Divest, Engineer to Order, Plan to Manufacture and many others purely in the perspective to achieve desired goals and objective of the company by streamlining primary organizational processes.
Climate Change & Impact Analysis
Global SAP customers have expanded their geographical presence rapidly by mergers and acquisitions in last few years. Additionally recently changed climate conditions and operational model of the Global SAP Customers have changed drastically. In order to accommodate such changes and accordingly IT to provide ongoing leverage; Organizations have to understand impact of particular initiative both internally and externally. SAP NOW initiative by Visiontree has structured method to provide recommendation towards landscape enrichment both in terms of standardization of organizational process without any impact of Climate change and reaping benefits of new technology arena.
Mission Critical Need Analysis
Many times Global SAP customers fail to communicate their mission critical need to SAP System Integrators and as a result, they spent their IT Budget on nice to have features in anticipate to do wonders compare to need to have features which can actually help organization wise robust efficiency framework and deliver task in hand. SAPNOW initiative runs structured process in order to help organizations to determine their KPIs and ROI contributors.
Based on business process validation and gathering understanding key priorities of the Global SAP Customer towards their primary business; as a second step, as part of SAP NOW initiative, VisionTree validates readiness of SAP landscape in place at client location vs SAP's enhanced product offering.
In order to verify an existing SAP landscape; SAP NOW initiative takes following steps as under:
SAP SIC Code & Best Practice Validations
Any Global SAP Customer has seen diversified journey with SAP for long years of 3.1h to 4.6 c to 4.7 to ECC platform and with Net weaver platform and Industry Best Practices, many of the organization wise process standardization is become simpler. However organizations not been able to freeze gap between Customized landscape Via ABAP or Business Warehouse Vs Business Object Platform for their tailor-made need; besides adoption of the Best Practices in the respective applicable industry. VisionTree's SAPNOW initiative has objective to help organizations to transition to netweaver platform smoothly and leverage latest offering of SAP which provides better interface and analytics driven solution with third party vendors of large enterprises.
SAP Upgrade Assessment
Business process validation and Best Practice Validation through SAP NOW initiative, Visiontree gathers insight on Organizations current need and its roadmap for next couple of years. As a next step, through SAPNOW initiative, Visiontree conducts SAP Landscape Validation workshop for customers both at C- Level representative as well as End user level in order to share benefits that Service Oriented Architecture ( SOA) of SAP brings in order to deliver better business analytics across organization. SAP landscape Validation workshop has objective on share Technical, Functional, commercial and strategic benefits of advanced SAP functionalities and Roadmap to Transition from an existing landscape to new landscape.
Based on Business Process Validations and SAP System Landscape Validations, VisionTree is able to derive an insight on Global SAP Customer's short term and Long Term Priorities and accordingly come up with complete transcript on Milestone based Partnership or Phase wise relationship.
As part of the SAP NOW process towards Milestone Based Partnership, relevant steps are as under:
Key Milestone Consensus
As part of the first step, VisionTree and Customer together comes up with White Paper on all possible engagements together both in short term and in long run.
Return on Investment Analysis
Once possible engagements have been identified, looking into burning need of the business and based on review on possible immediate return on investment, first few Milestone Based Projects being signed off.
Specific to Milestone based engagement, Project Charter, Project Team, Resource allocation and other activities related to sourcing and deployment being executed.