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Use Case

SAP S/4HANA Transformation

SAP S/4HANA transformation is critical to many organizations' broader business and technology strategies. It is also one of the biggest projects an organization can undertake, affecting every part of the business.

Story Background

Due to the complexity of ERP environments, a successful transformation requires full visibility of the current IT landscape, proper milestone planning, and collaboration between business and IT. This is where LeanIX steps in, enabling a successful transformation with full visibility into your as-is landscape and a roadmap towards your target state.


Obtain complete transparency of the as-is landscape and all interdependencies


Collaborate and align transformation initiatives with business capabilities and objectives


Build effective architectural roadmaps to successfully navigate S/4HANA transformation

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Map LeanIX to SAP Activate to Navigate your Transformation

LeanIX drives success at every stage of your SAP S/4HANA transformation journey and maps perfectly against the SAP Activate best-practice transformation methodology.

Gain visibility and transparency into your as-is architecture

  • Explore the as-is architecture (SAP and non-SAP systems) and all interdependencies​, identifying opportunities and possible risks
  • Foster collaboration between stakeholders and efficiently gather important data through surveys

Support the business case

  • Align transformation initiatives to key objectives and requirements​ and prepare for their impact on the organization
  • Define your target state leveraging reference architecture and best-practice content from SAP​

Explore gaps between your as-is and to-be architectures

  • Identify architecture gaps and the changes required to achieve your target state​​
  • Evaluate and compare possible transformation scenarios

Define and visualize your transformation roadmap

  • Visualize the impact of transformation scenarios on the architecture at defined milestones​
  • Build an overall transformation roadmap on a project and application level

Document and communicate architectural changes

  • Execute transformations for ongoing documentation of enterprise architecture​
  • Track and communicate transformation progress and its impact on Business and IT architecture to stakeholders​

Stay ready for continuous transformation

  • Measure transformation KPIs to capture and continuously track improvements on an intuitive dashboard
  • Monitor availability of new systems in high-touch phase​
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Leverage SAP Signavio for Business Process Mapping

Use the seamless integration with SAP Signavio to visualize, redesign and optimize processes. Ensure tight alignment between the layers of business and IT.

  • Identify the processes associated with improving business capabilities
  • Plan budgets and resources with a transparent IT and process landscape
  • Review processes using the SAP Signavio Integration
  • Decide if processes should be kept or redesigned

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