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Agile @SAP Why and How?


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Agile @SAP Why & How?

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Agile @SAP Why and How?

  1. 1. Agile@SAP, Why & How? Albrecht Schuppert Enterprise Architect & Agile Transformation Lead, SAP SE
  2. 2. How we play How we watch How we shop How we talk The Way We Live Has Changed … Pokémon Go World of Warcraft Whatsapp Facebook Snapchat … and Impacts the Way we Want to Work
  3. 3. Digital Transformation Mobile First User Centricity Industry 4.0 The Way We Live Has Changed – Influencing Business Trends … and Impacts the Way we Want to Work Information Transparency Interoperability Task Specific Applications Mobile Workers Move to the Cloud Business Model Reinvention People before Technology Easy to Use
  4. 4. Be the MOST INNOVATIVE Cloud Company poweredby SAPHANA Customers | Employees | Community 2020 Growth Plan Help the World Run Better and Improve People’s Lives Win Where We Play Today Invest for the Future Scale our Platform and Build aVibrant Ecosystem Digital Framework How WeRun #1 VISION STRATEGY Our Roadmap to Help Customers Run Simple and Make a Difference GOAL 2020 Tell it like it is Stay curious Embrace differences Keep the promise Build bridges, not silos
  5. 5. Digital Enterprise ConsumeSearch & Inform Share & Collaborate Mobilize SAP’s Portfolio supports end-to-end business in a highly networked world Business Models & Processes Workplace Workforce Engagement IoT & Big Data Suppliers & Networks Customer Experience Digital Core SAP HANA Platform Security HANACloudPlatform SAP FIORI
  6. 6. Digital Core Top Transformation Initiatives Shared Service Framework Pricing Simulation Convergent Charging SAP S/4HANA 1503 Finance SAP S/4HANA 16/10 SD RAR CFIN CPM SD RAR FI-CO CI FI-CA Analytics, Platform & Data Suppliers & Network HR & Workforce Engagement Customer Experience SAP CRM C4C yMarketing yCommerce Ariba Network Ariba Cloud Concur T&E Fieldglass HCM Success- Factors Callidus ESS/ MSS Harmony CLM Master Data Governance Analytics Platform HANA Cloud Platform Hybris Billing Digital Core 1 2 3 2 1 8 9 1 8 7 2 1 5 6 5 4 2 5 Our Focus Projects Automate Deal Execution Migrate to S/4HANA ImplementE2E Renewal Process Standardize & automate Sales Compensation Move HR to the Cloud Fieldglass – Roll out External Workforce Mgmt. Concur – Automate Travel & Exp. Mgmt. Automate Record to Report Standardize Services Project Management Cloud Readiness E2E Customer lifecycle 2 3 9 8 7 1 6 4 5 10
  7. 7. Why have we started our Agile Transition? – Strategic Perspective o Change is the only constant in Digital Age o Reduce time to value o Need to manage large scale implementation projects
  8. 8. Why have we started our Agile Transition? – Project Perspective o Stay closely aligned with business users throughout development cycle o Create impact by focus on business value tangible for end users o Be successful by “divide and conquer”- approach results in a smaller scope per iteration o Avoid the “acceptance test surprise”
  9. 9. How do we approach the Agile Transition? o Initiate the mind-shift o Make start not dependent of too many prerequisites o Training o Coaching
  10. 10. Mind Shift is essential to the Agile Transition o We need to replace the Plan / Build / Run silos by a highly collaborative environment o We want to put the business value into the center of our efforts o We don’t want Build to be only the receiver of requirements o We don’t want Run to be the receiver of Build outcome
  11. 11. Training efforts are focused on How-To Dimension o Initial generic content on e.g. SCRUM, Jira etc. is leveraged as eLearning o How-To Dimension always has ‘true’ teams in its center o How to break down the Product Vision into product roadmap o How to write User Stories o How to run SCRUM events o Team norms and team mechanics o … o Training sessions consist of extensive breakout for practicing content
  12. 12. Further Facets of Agile Transformation o Alignment with workers council on roles Scrum Master and Product Owner o Setup of stable teams in context of an organization sourcing from many international locations o Establishing an Agile ready portfolio process o Evolve Agile project status reporting o Etc.