SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) Software - Fast & cost-efficient execution of business & IT-driven changes


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SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) Software - Fast & cost-efficient execution of business & IT-driven changes

  1. 1. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) SoftwareFast & cost-efficient execution of business & IT-driven changesSolution Management System Landscape Optimization, SAP Active Global SupportMay 24 2012
  2. 2. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareAgendaIntroductionLT as part of SAP’s ALM approachSolution OverviewExample Use casesValue PropositionKey Takeaways©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 2
  3. 3. Introduction
  4. 4. The businesses are under high cost pressure …•  Higher competition •  Process •  Reduction of forces significantly optimization maintenance costs higher cost pressure •  Consolidation of •  Acceleration of especially in mature system landscapes optimization markets •  Harmonization of •  Higher flexibility data and agility to proactively manage instead of react©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 4
  5. 5. The businesses are changing at high speed …How to catch up with your IT solutions? 2B illion arne r for $16 s Time W SOL Buy©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 5
  6. 6. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareExecuting business-driven changes Transform Introduce Operate Simplify Remodel Introduction of SAP Operation of an Initial simplification by Ongoing adaptation to changing applications increasingly standardization of processes business requirements (M&As, fragmented SAP harmonization of data reorganizations, carve-outs) landscape consolidation of systems The ability to seamlessly transform a corporate SAP landscape has become a key value driver©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 6
  7. 7. LT as part ofSAP’s ALM approach
  8. 8. Application Lifecycle ManagementAn Approach in Six Phases of ITIL Application Management  Upgrade Managementsupport for release   Comprehensive project  Solutiondocumentation of processes,   Central Documentation transitions system landscape, custom code, partner applications, and more  Landscape Transformation IT-driven   Management of business- and  Solution Implementation business changes in SAP solution landscapes   Discover and realize enhanced functionality   Avoid disruption of business  Maintenance of corrective software   Management Management packages, reduction of waste in custom code  Template Management across   Standardize configuration multiple projects Business Process Operations   Help ensure business continuity  Test Management   Provide business KPIs   Change impact analysis   Business process benchmarking   Complete test management  Technical Operations   Change Control Management   Integrated quality management   Central monitoring and alerting infrastructure  Application Incident Management   Integrated service desk   Synchronized transports of various   Unique end-user experience components   Involvement of partners in problem resolution monitoring   Controlled and documented adjustment of   Root-cause analysis for complex landscapes with   Central administration tools business processes incl. approval process diverse technology stacks ©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 8
  9. 9. Solution Overview
  10. 10. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareSolution Map SAP Landscape Transformation software   Landscape Transformation software Business Program / Project Technical Optimization Services Transformation Management and Quality Assurance Services Complementing & LT Strategy Coaching Transformation Accelerators Services Landscape Transformation Solution Services Sell Buy Restructure Leverage Sell, Buy, Integrate Others Carve-out Split Merge Change Split organizations CRM / SCM and Restructure company Company and processes Business or business or business or (share deal) (asset deal) organizations organizations organizations (PMI) BW Human Financials and Controlling Logistics and Operations resources ERP Unify and Transform Transform Transform and Transform Data Transform align in and Change and align in Transform and and align in material align in currency sales and align in HR financials management & controlling distribution procurement ***Setup non-productive ***End of life Consolidate systems Split Systems systems of system Consolidate and Set-up Migrate to Move part of Provide Provide test or SAP and Legacy System Reduce IT Cost multi client single client business into development education de- systems system new shell system system commissioning*** Scope of SAP TDMS & SAP ILM This document contains intended strategies, developments and/or functionality and is not intended to be binding upon SAP to any particular course of business, product strategy and/or development. Please note that this document is subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time without notice.©  2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 10
  11. 11. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareSAP LT engines - analysis & transformation capabilities Analyses & Technology Platform   SAP NetWeaver Analysis   Company Code Object Analysis   Repository & Customizing Comparison   ECC Business Application Analysis   Report Variant Analysis & Coding Scan   Scenario-Specific Analyses Engine: basic (mandatory) Leverage Sell, Buy, and Unify and Transform Data Consolidate & Reduce IT Restructure Costs Carve-Out: Convert: Transfer:   Company Merge:   Chart of   Vendor   Set Up Multiclient System Codes   Company Accounts Numbers Environment Codes   Cost Center Reorganize:   Controlling   Profit Center Rename: Areas   Profit Centers   Fiscal Year   Controlling   Profit Center Areas   Segment   Asset Classes   Cost Center   Asset Account   Company Determination Codes   Customer   Material Numbers Numbers Engine: organizational change Engine: value chain harmonization Engine: consolidation©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 11
  12. 12. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) software Organizational changes and acquisitions in weeks Facilitated by SAP Landscape Transformation Execution Systems software running on SAP Solution Manger Analysis Systems SAP LT Work Center LT Portfolio Project Templates Project Test Systems Project Roadmaps Execution PlanSolution Manager project LT Execution Project Production System Access to other SAP Solution Manager features ©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 12
  13. 13. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareComplemented by SAP LT support services for SAP premium engagementcustomers SAP LT Evaluation Service   SAP experts evaluate your transformation requirements   SAP experts provide a tailor-made solution proposal for your individual landscape transformation requirement   The result of the evaluation service can be used for the overall project planning SAP LT Execution Support Service   You want to execute your transformation using SAP Landscape Transformation software   SAP experts empower you, provide engineering services, step-by-step guidance and expert support. For more information, contact your Premium Engagement Architect or TQM©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 13
  14. 14. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwarePlatform of SAP LT complemented by comprehensive support SAP LT Support Transformation Platform SAP Landscape Transformation software Enablement, best practices Engineering Services E2E Preconfigured Custom-Built Transformation Solutions Transformation Solutions Transformation Solution Highly automated and Tailored object-based Default platform for any SAP standardized transformations transformations transformation requirement Engagement via EA & TQM Central control and delivery via SAP Solution Manager Complementing SAP Consulting - / Partner Services©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 14
  15. 15. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareWork Center Project Overview©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 15
  16. 16. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareWork Center Process Tree of a Package©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 16
  17. 17. Example Use Cases
  18. 18. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareMost wanted use cases for SAP LT0. Detecting conflicts & deltas between different installations Generic analysesI.  Parent company sells legal entity Company carve-outII.  Company moves to a group-wide standardized accounting terminology (for example, IFRS) Chart of account conversionIII.  Company streamlines the IT landscape Client transfer©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 18
  19. 19. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareUse case 0 - starting point analysis like repository comparisonFunctionality to detect conflicts and differences:  Repository object comparison  Client-specific & cross-client Customizing comparisonGeneric use cases:  Analysis of the transport landscape  Analysis of configuration template differences  Comparison of a development landscape by analyzing several development systems  Analysis to support a global rollout in the local companies to ensure global and local template remain consistentBenefits:  Quick and easy overview of major differences across SAP landscapes, especially with large data volumes  Preconfigured content  Easy to use user interface and user guidance©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 19
  20. 20. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareUse case I - company carve-out Productive System Company A System Copy Company B Company Code Deletion Reasons:   Divestiture of a legally independent System A A´ System A company or parts of a company: Controlling Controlling Controlling Controlling Controlling   System copy of sold or separated Area Area Area Area Area part of the company to new K001 K001 K002 K001 K002 hardware Adjustment of data structure   Company Company Company Company   System cleanup: Company Code Code Code Code Code B001 B001 B002   Company codes are no longer in B001 B002 use   New storage capacity available Plant Plant Plant Plant Plant W001 W001 W002 W001 W002 4 3 2 1  Ineliver system copy to acquiring D production system, delete  In system copy, delete company Original business Sold business entity and release production company codes related to Copy of the productive system codes unrelated to divested entity unit unit system divested entity©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 20
  21. 21. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareUse case III - chart of accounts conversion Chart of Account Conversion Reasons:   Introduction of a global chart of accounts Controlling Company Chart of Account due to country-specific requirements and Area Code Accounts Number regulations   Introduction of International Financial 1000 100 New INT 11010000 Reporting Standards (IFRS) 11010000 11010001 MERGE   Business-driven change due to corporation restructuring 200 INT New 11020000   Introduction of a unified chart of accounts 11020000 11020001 2000 300 New GKR 50000000 30000000 RENAME 400 GKR New 60000000 40000000 … …©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 21
  22. 22. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareUse case III - client transfer Client Transfer Reasons   Transfer one or more clients from one or Analysis more source systems to a multiclient   Repository system System Client   Cross-Client   Reduce maintenance costs and costs for Alignment Transfer Customizing upgrade or support packages Source System Target System   Recentralize, consolidate servers and applications   Prepare target environment - reduce size R/3 System A System A R/3 System B of system landscape and simplify system landscape Client 010 Client 030 Client 020 1 3 2   Analysis of cross-client   Analysis of SAP ERP Systemtransfer requires Client alignment based   Performance issues   Application-specific Analysis by SAP System   Repository   User exits several test runsof the to on the results prior Customizing Repository Landscape Optimization   Cross-client Customizing problems   Support packages productive analysis system conversion   Analysis of user exits©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 22
  23. 23. Value Proposition
  24. 24. SAP Landscape Transformation (LT) softwareValue proposition Minimized •  Predictability cost & risk •  Cost savings: Reduced   Total Cost of Transformation (TCT)   Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) •  Minimal risk & business disruption Reduced time to benefit •  Reduced time to achieve full business benefits •  Step-by-step realization of benefits Agility •  Build customers’ transformation capability •  Enable readiness for upcoming changes •  Continued monitoring of "unified" landscape©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 24
  25. 25. Key Takeaways
  26. 26. Key takeaways SAP LT Software – Value Proposition & Benefits   Guided project execution accelerated by project roadmaps   Fast, safe, and cost-efficient technical execution providing transformation solutions with predefined analysis applications and transformation applications   Proven basis technology ensuring the consistent and performance-optimized transformation, including historical data   SAP LT work center providing a state-of-the-art user interface, central access to all relevant LT functionality, including monitoring and tracking of the technical execution   Integrated use of key SAP Solution Manager features©  2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 26
  27. 27. Thank You!Klaus ThieleSolution Management System Landscape Optimization, SAP Active Global SupportSAP AGDietmar-Hopp-Allee 1669190 WalldorfT +49 (6227) 7-58825M +49 151 16810320F +49 (6227)
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