Migration to S/4 HANA Finance :
SAP’s three transition scenarios for SAP S/4 HANA are –
- New implementation
- System conversion
- Landscape transformation
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Situation 1: New Implementation
This is another usage of SAP S/4HANA (green field): clients who are moving from a non-SAP legacy framework or from a SAP ERP framework and executing a crisp framework that requires an underlying data load. In this situation, the SAP S/4HANA framework is actualized, and master & transactional information are relocated from the legacy framework, in this way standard data migration tools and content must be utilized.
Situation 2: System Conversion
This is a total transformation of a current SAP Business Suite framework to SAP S/4HANA (lift and shift): clients who need to change their present SAP ERP framework to SAP S/4HANA. This situation is in fact in light of Software Update Manager (SUM) with Database Migration Option (DMO) on the off chance that the client isn’t yet on SAP HANA as the underlying database.
Situation 3 : Landscape Transformation
This is a combination of current territorial SAP frameworks into one worldwide SAP S/4HANA framework or a split out of various parts of a framework: clients who need to merge their scene or cut out chosen elements, (for example, an organization code) or procedures into a single SAP S/4HANA framework.
Migration process :
There are 5 steps to achieve successful migration to SAP HANA. They are-
- Size of the HANA Landscape should be correctly sized.
- Choosing of right platform and migration strategy
- Classical migration
- Database migration option
- Cleanse your data
- Apply high implementation standards
- Do a proof concept
Migrating to new asset accounting :
- Manually check the prerequisites for the migration to the new Asset Accounting.
- Perform period-end closing for Asset Accounting
- In all relevant systems: Start the program for the preliminary check for Asset Accounting
- Install the SAP Simple Finance add-on
- If not already done: Migrate from classic to new General Ledger Accounting.
- Migrate to new Asset Accounting.
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Adopting a business partner :
Business Partner is a most important object & single purpose of entry to keep up Business Partner, Customer, and Supplier (Vendor) master data. This is to guarantee the simplicity of master data support and to accomplish harmonization between them. Contrasted with traditional ERP exchanges, support of Customer and Supplier master data by means of Business Partner has numerous advantages.
Migration of universal ledger :
When you migrate General Ledger Accounting to SAP Accounting 2.0 controlled by SAP HANA, you have to roll out improvements to your application setup and furthermore move master data and transaction data. This is required on the grounds that the application segments General Ledger Accounting, Asset Accounting, Material Ledger, and Controlling are combined in a common data structure. With SAP Simple Finance add-on 2.0, the SAP Reference IMG contains the structure hub SAP Simple Finance Add-On for SAP Business Suite fueled by SAP HANA.
Steps for S/4 HANA Finance Migration
Step 1: System Preparation Phase
The initial phase in the migration process is the system preparation phase, this is where you perform pre- check, data cleanup, data consistency, task closing and reporting
Step 2: Installation of SAP Simple Finance Add- on and other Components
The next stage involves the installation of SAP Simple Finance Add on component, HANA Live and SAP Fiori setup implementation to provide better title based UX
Step 3: Customization for Migration
Customization for General Ledger, Asset Accounting and controlling
Step 4: Data Migration
Performing the task of migration of data to move data from the legacy system to SAP S/4 HANA system
Step 5: Post Migration Activities
Right after the migration process is performed, you need to perform cold store further information to documents are added.
Step 6: Data checks
The final step involves the checks on migrated data, report validation and the the following processes.