The implementation of SAP software is almost always a massive operation that brings a lot of changes in the organization. The whole process can take up anywhere between several months to several years. Virtually every person in the organization is involved, whether they are part of the business process stakeholder group, SAP technical support organization or the actual end-users of the SAP software. A successful SAP implementation results in considerable improvement of the way business processes are managed through an integrated ERP platform, improved communication and real time information to the decision makers.
Considering the effects a successful SAP implementation has on the organization, it is of utmost importance to plan and execute the SAP implementation project properly.
Critical success factors of an SAP implementation and Support projects:
- Correct SAP Consulting Partner
- Organizational Involvement
- Blueprint – Project Scope
- Awareness and acceptance of change
It is important not to mould SAP to the way an organization works. An organization should be willing to adopt the industry best practices and to change the way things are done today.