Building the Business Case for SAP HANA

Before a company can make the transition to SAP HANA, the business value must be demonstrated to leadership. Business leadership is trying to understand the HANA journey. Today’s environment is most likely on-premises. Companies are trying to decide between new implementation, conversion, and a hybrid approach. Demonstrating business case needs doesn’t just involve providing numbers. The business case articulates what you have, how you use [...]

Benefits of Functional & Technical Assessments for SAP HANA

The SAP HANA journey is made up of an assortment of parts. It’s like breaking out the instructions and trying to put a toy together for Christmas. You have a choice of SAP and third-party tools to help you understand your options. Assembling the details and distilling facts is something that the business and IT must perform together. SAP tools are an integral component of [...]

SAP HANA Implementation Approach Options

Understanding the SAP HANA implementation approach options will help your company avoid costly mistakes. Thoroughly evaluating the different options available will help your company make informed business decisions during each phase. Part of building a business case for SAP HANA is deciding on an implementation approach. There are 3 options to explore so you can understand them and make the right choice. Key considerations in [...]

3 Steps to Setting up Your SAP HANA Journey

Migrating to SAP HANA is a big step. Migrations are complex processes that can interrupt production and create the risk of losing data. Many companies have put off planning for their SAP HANA migration because of the pandemic. PricewaterhouseCoopers found that only 25% of companies surveyed have already migrated to S/4HANA. However, the longer such a major project is delayed, the greater the chance for [...]

Cloud, Power, & Your SAP Environment

Seemingly the majority of folks are discussing the cloud. Some have details so they are cautious, and others are blindly following lemmings off the cliff. New ideas garnish the press and so has cloud. What does it mean? What is the impact on your business? Who is the right provider? Should I move my SAP to the cloud? The questions seem endless. What is [...]

SAP HANA on IBM Power Resources

The purpose of this article is to provide a single source of commonly used, hard to find and convenient material to help SAP shops and Architects properly evaluate, design, deploy and support SAP HANA using IBM Power Systems. This article is a living document updated and supported by Brett Murphy and his SAP Practice at Clear Technologies. With over 25 years of industry experience working [...]

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