Implementation

Customers can have a partner, like us, run the implementation or let us coach you.

Go-Live Execution

The Go-Live Execution Service is the ideal choice for customers who:

  • Want to take maximum advantage of CN’s expertise drive the majority of the project activities including project management
  • Limit the project workload for the employees
  • Leverage best practices for business processes and project management

Go-Live Assistance

The Go-Live Assistance Service is the ideal choice for customers who:

  • Want to reduce the overall project costs by executing the majority of the project activity including project management
  • Prefer SAP / partner to act as a trusted advisor, provide guidance through oversight and ensure that the critical project milestones are achieved
Go-Live Execution Go-Live Assistance
CN will provide Project management, product and business expertise, power workshops, tools, accelerators and deliverables Assistance workshops, verification checkpoints, tools and accelerators
Proven implementation methodology Proven implementation methodology
Experienced service advisers, led by a project manager Dedicated CN go-live adviser
You will provide Project contact coordinating your resources Project manager to drive your implementation
Key users for business decisions Key users for business decisions and go-live activities
CN delivery mode On-site and remote Mostly remote
Your required skills Solid knowledge of your business process Solid knowledge of your business process
In-house project management skills
Your benefits Minimise time to value by leveraging reliable expertise Control total implementation cost by managin the project with internal resources
Limit staff workload by outsourcing to an experienced team of service advisers Minimise project risks by having SAP subject matter experts verify project deliverables

Go-Live Execution vs. Go-Live Assistance Activities Per Subject Area

Activities Per Subject Area Go-Live Execution Activities Go-Live Assistance Activities
Project Management Execution and monitoring of project management activities from planning to go-live, including scope verification, risk and resource management Assistance in project management activities from project setup to go-live, including scope verification
Fine – Tuning Scheduling, execution, and verification of fine-tuning activities with the customer, mapping of organisational structure; monitoring and tracking of completion status Assistance in planning and performing fine-tuning activities, including guidance on how best to fine-tune the solution; check of organisational structure setup and fine-tuning results
Data Migration Delivery of the Data Migration Workshop to explain the overall approach, the data migration tool and the related documentation. Instruction on how to fill source data into the SAP excel templates, or how to perform manual data entry. Assistance to the customer as they perform validation, simulation and actual import steps. Delivery of the Data Migration Workshop to explain the overall approach, the data migration tool and the related documentation. Instruction on how to fill source data into the SAP excel templates, or how to perform manual data entry. Assistance to the customer as they perform validation, simulation and actual import steps.
Testing Organisation of test phase; assistance and monitoring of integration and acceptance test activities; support for issue resolution Assistance in planning and performing testing activities; check of testing status and defined actions for identified problems; support for issue resolution when required
Going Live (Cutover) Monitoring and support of go-live activities, planning and execution of cutover process and final go-live verification Assistance in planning and preparing cutover phase; support of go-live readiness check