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Focused build implementation creates high value in your s/4 hana project. Focused build’s value creators are; SAP Best Practices, Activate methodology, Process Documentation and Integration these features create Unique and high value which sets apart focused build from any other project tool in the market.
S/4 hana is an innovation exercise expected to deliver efficient processes which completely fulfill the business needs. The challenges to this business transformation exercise are the complexity of S/4 hana system and lack of efficient tools to simplify the implementation process. Focused build is exactly what you need, the one tool to do everything in your S/4 hana journey.
Focused Build creates Unique value to your organization with below modules.
The biggest advantage of focused build is it facilitates the consumption of best practices. Best practices simplify s/4 hana implementation and also reduce risk by aligning target business process towards best practices.
Sap best practices are pre-configured industry standard business processes which can be directly activated in S/4 Hana system. Process experts recommended to initiate a process discussion with best practices as a starting point and to avoid a process discussion from scratch. The Fit-Gap workshops are ideal for process discussion use best practices content during this exercise and document gaps as requirements in focused build. Implementation of business processes based on SAP best practices will significantly reduce risk in a SAP implementation.
Process documentation is the process description and end-to-end visual representation of a business process. Process documentation also maps the process diagram to the actual technical objects of the business system. Process documentation is unique Value creator in focused build, all activities from requirement to deploy are linked to the business process. Implementation activities when linked to the business process can derive process information at every step, process info will make the activities easier and accurate for instance.
Activate is the implementation methodology from SAP, it is a proven and popular methodology for implementing SAP. Activate methodology is a blend of time tested best practices adopted from Agile, Design thinking and Waterfall methodologies. Activate methodology divides the project into Discovery, Prepare, Explore, Realize, Deploy and Run. Activate content provides standard activities and their outcome / deliverables thereby adding an element of predictability into the outcome of project activities. Activate project methodology comes with accelerators which include a Project Plan, Configuration documents, Test Cases etc.
Focused build has workflow which integrates Project Management, Solution Documentation, Requirements Management, Testing, Defect management, and Change control. The integration of modules adds a step of simplicity to the project activities. Implementation activities are simplified when critical information flows easily between modules and becomes input to the next activity in the workflow. Integrated modules in Focused Build reduce effort significantly in the project activities. There is finer level status of development activity, dashboards show real time insights of the project.