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18 August 2020

Five tips to lower S/4 Hana costs

The outlook for new SAP adoption in the UK looks bleak. Research from ISG has forecast “very minimal or negative growth” for S/4 Hana, due to the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit. However, CIOs have a number of options available to them to reduce the cost of migrating off their old SAP system. “UK firms are unsure of the tangible benefits from any major SAP initiative during these times,” said Barry Matthews, partner and leader of ISG North Europe. The ISG Provider Lens: SAP Hana and Leonardo Ecosystem Partners report, published at the end of July, found that UK organisations were unsure of the tangible benefits that could be achieved from any IT project during these uncertain times. “In this uncertain scenario, the complexity, cost and change management required for SAP S/4 Hana transformation adds to the enterprises’ reluctance to move to S/4 Hana,” the ISG report stated. “The firms that have not started their migrations have postponed their plans to move to S/4 Hana. Enterprises are also exploring options with their service ...

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