Overview of EPC Solutions & Partner SAP Implementation practice
SAP Implementation is always a business beneficiary and healthy IT systems decision. Now a days SAP has come out with Industry specific products to meet all industry vertical business demands. EPC Solutions &Partner, focuses on Implementing SAP Solutions to Medium and Large scale enterprises across the industries verticals.
Its always a challenging task when it comes to mapping of Organizations Business Processes to SAP Solutions. We are very matured enough to Understand various Industry verticals Business Processes and map them into SAP Solutions using Best Practices. Also EPC Solutions & Partner Technologies competitive team is more experienced to develop/ enhance Solutions for all the GAP requirements of Customers Business Processes when SAP Standards do have limited.
We at EPC Solutions & Partner Technologies are familiar in Implementing following SAP Solutions:
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP),
- Netweaver from Process Integration (XI) to Enterprise Portal (EP) and Mobile Integration,
- Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Objects (BO),
- Customer Relationship Management (CRM),
- Human Capital Management (HCM),
- Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), and
- Solution Manager (SM)
We are following Best Practices and aSAP Implementation Methodology to Implement any SAP Solutions. We receive any customer enquiry and follow the below simple approach:
We will initially educate the customers on their suitable SAP Solution and then understand their Business to frame-up Project Scope. Confirm the order by proposing detailed requirement, methodology, duration and commercials to start the project.
All of the Implementation projects taken by EPC Solutions & Partner are managed by Certified (PMP) Consultants and periodically audited by Quality department.
ASAP Implementation Methodology:
- Requirement Understanding (As-Is)
- Blue-Print (To-Be)
- Testing & UAT
- Final Preparation
- Go-live, and
- Post go-live Support
According to Business size and Process complexity, Post Go-live Support (PGLS) will vary from 1 month to 3 Months followed by AMC Supports.
EPC Solutions & Partner team participated in many of SAP India's Implementation and Upgrade projects and recognized as one of the Best Resource Support Partner.
what is SAP S/4HANA?
SAP S/4HANA is the next-generation business suite. It is a new product fully built on the most advanced in-memory platform today – SAP HANA – and modern design principles with the SAP Fiori user experience (UX). SAP S/4HANA delivers massive simplifications (customer adoption, data model, user experience, decision making, business processes, and models) and innovations (Internet of Things, Big Data, business networks, and mobile-first) to help businesses run simple in the digital economy.
What are the deployment options offered?
SAP offers on-premise, cloud, and hybrid deployments to give real choice to customers. SAP S/4HANA also gives customers the option to fully leverage the new HANA multitenancy functionality as provided by the SAP HANA platform (currently support package 9) for the cloud.
Is SAP S/4HANA available today?
The SAP S/4HANA, on-premise edition is available for customers in all industries and regions. The SAP S/4HANA cloud edition is also available as announced at SAPPHIRE NOW event in Orlando on May 6th 2015.
Key facts about SAP S/4HANA:
- Smaller total data footprint
- Higher throughput
- Faster analytics and reporting
- Less process steps
- ERP, CRM, SRM,SCM, PLM co-deployed
- No locking, parallelism
- Actual data (25%) and historical (75%)
- Unlimited workload capacity
- Predict, recommend, simulate
- SAP HANA Cloud Platform extensions
- SAP HANA multitenancy
- All data: social, text, geo, graph, processing
- New SAP Fiori UX for any device (mobile, desktop, tablet)
- Choice of deployment: on premise, cloud, hybrid
SAP S/4HANA is only built on SAP HANA because, as of today, only the SAP HANA platform can deliver such level of massive simplifications and innovations.
What is the typical journey for an existing SAP Business Suite customer?
Moving to SAP S/4HANA, on-premise edition for a typical ERP 6.x customer will require a database migration to SAP HANA followed by the installation of the new code. Both database migration and new code installation can be completed in one step.
Moving to SAP S/4HANA, on-premise edition for a SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA customer is even faster as only the installation of the new code is required since the SAP HANA database migration has already been performed.
Both journeys are well proven in the market with several hundred live SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA customers as well as SAP Simple Finance live customers.
EPC Solutions & Partners recommends to go for HANA Migration with DMO of SUM tool as its a new tool that combines the upgrade and migration activities of HANA migration from any SAP versions.
Its entirely simple and different from classical procedures as shown in the above diagram.
- Migration steps are simplified
- System update, Unicode Conversion, and database migration are combined in one tool
- Business downtime is reduced
- The source database remains consistent, so a fast fallback is possible
Implementation of SAP ERP
EPC Solutions & Partners is a purely SAP Implementation Partner works with SAP and Customer closely. EPC Solutions & Partners works on All-in-One and Business Suites packages to Implement SAP ERP.
SAP ERP has the ability to deliver complete set of Application suites for all kind of Industries from Manufacturing to Healthcare and Public Sector. SAP ERP consist of the following Important Modules:
- Finance & Account
- Financial Supply Chain Management
- Material Management
- Sales and Distribution
- Production Planning
- Quality Management
- Plant Maintenance and
- Warehouse Management
- Human Capital Management
- Real Estate
- Bank Applications
- Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) and
- Environment Health & Safety (EHS)
EPC Solutions & Partners shall follow the SAP's Best Practises and Rapid Deployment Solution for Implementation. This service comes with a free post go-live support.
Implementation of SAP BI BO on HANA
EPC Solutions & Partners delivers services on BI and BO as a core business services. We recommend Business Intelligence for decision making dashboards, Business Analytics to drive any customer's Business into next level.
- Data Extraction
- Business Planning
- Business Process Consolidation (BPC)
- Information Broadcasting
- Tab/ Smartphone Integration
Business can implement Business Objects on top of Business Intelligence or directly deploy rapid building blocks of BO. Dashboards and WebI reports are generated to give decision making information to Business Management.
HANA, as we know, itsa In-Memory Computing database, highly promoted by SAP as a platform for all SAP Applications. HANA is deployed in three methods:
Implementation of SAP Solution Manager
SAP Solution Manager is a tool that helps in Software Lifecycle Management of entire SAP Landscape of the customer. Hence an important and strategic way for managing SAP systems is using Solution Manager that consist of the following Modules:
- Earlywatch Alerts,
- Service Desk,
- Project Management Office,
- Change Request Management (ChRM),
- Business Process Monitoring and
EPC Solutions & Partners exposed to few Implementation projects of Solution Manager and many more Support, Solution Development and Upgrade of SolMan.
Implementation of SAP CRM/ C4C
C4C is SAP Customer Relationship Management (CRM) cloud solution and an enhancement and strategic way to handle customers to increase sales. CRM consist of the following Modules:
- Customer Interaction Center
- Channel Management and
C4C cloud system can be integrated with ERP and CRM on real time basis. It enables organizations to interact with customers very closely and makes them to get their products/ services easily.
Implementation of SAP Netweaver Platform
EPC Solutions & Partners delivers services on all the Netweaver layers from Enterprise Portal (EP) to Solution Manager. The Netweaver services that includes the following:
- Enterprise Portal
- cProject/ Collaboration
- Mobile Interface
- BI/ BO
- Process Integration (PI)
- ABAP/ Java platform
- Solution Manager
Implementation of portal and integration with ESS/ MSS is one of the important purpose of Portal which enables any organization to work remotely, easily.
Universal Work List is another area where employees can collective action the tasks across the SAP Landscape including ERP, CRM, SRM and Etc.
Custom applications are designed and development in both Java and ABAP Webdynpro for customer specific requirements.
eMeeting Rooms, Chats and Many more to connect remote Teams are made easy with cProjects and Collaboration.
EPC Solutions & Partners delivers mobile applications for easy interaction with SAP Backend system on the Go!!, SAPUI5 Applications are advanced and easy framework for Mobile applications, including Sybase platform.
Business Analytical reports are extracted from BI/ BO on forecasting, sales history, cashflow, and etc with an attractive graphical user interfaces.
Process Integration (PI)
Systems and Processes are integrated across the platform using SAP Process Integration (PI), which helps Retails Industry to connect with their Remote Stores and Partners.
ABAP/ Java platform
Custom application development using ABAP and Java platforms.
An important and strategic way for managing SAP systems is using Solution Manager which consist of EWA, Service Desk, PMO, ChRM, and Etc.
Strategic Enterprise Management
Strategic Enterprise Management
With Strategic Enterprise Management, you can dynamically adapt your strategies, and change the course of your organisation. Strategic Enterprise Management that includes:
- Business Planning
- Balanced Scorecard and
- Performance Monitoring
Team of consultants from EPC Solutions & Partners are equipped with hands on experience of implementing SEM for domestic and international clients with various business scenarios.
Some of Features of SEM:
- Measure business performance against simulations, targets, and benchmarks using a balanced scorecard, value drivers, and management cockpits
- Manage risks and automate the entire business consolidation process
- Support legal and management consolidation (consolidation of investments, inter-unit & profit elimination etc.)
- Control your business using value-based management principles
- Change static operational planning cycles into rolling forecasts
- Integrate strategic planning with operational planning