SAP: Billion-pound beverage company
Global BioPharmaceutical: S/4HANA Transformation
A Future-proof S/4HANA Transformation
The multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, recognized the potential benefits of an SAP S/4HANA transformation in its operations. Their objective was to streamline their processes, optimize efficiency, and bolster their position in the competitive pharmaceutical industry.
Understanding the Client’s Challenges and Pain Points
We led the programme management, emphasising scoping and setup of their ‘working model’ workstream. This proactive approach confirmed SAP’s ability to meet their stringent business needs, laying a strong foundation for a successful S/4HANA programme.
Client Profile: A renowned name in the pharmaceutical industry approached us for assistance during the initial scoping and definition phase of their S/4HANA transformation. Our team worked meticulously to support the preparation of a robust go-to-market strategy and RFP process to select an adept systems integration partner.
Challenge: The transition to SAP S/4HANA was a substantial undertaking for the client. They needed expert assistance during the transformation’s initial scoping and definition phase. This entailed creating a go-to-market strategy, developing a request for proposal (RFP) to select a systems integration partner, and managing the programme to set up a prototype ‘working model’ workstream.
Developing a Flexible and Scalable Solution for the Client’s Needs.
Our Solution: Boss Consulting provided expert support throughout this crucial preparation phase. We started by assisting the client with the scoping and definition phase of the S/4HANA transformation. This involved a comprehensive understanding of the company’s needs and aligning them with the capabilities of the SAP S/4HANA platform.
Next, we helped prepare a go-to-market strategy and an RFP to select a systems integration partner. This was a crucial step to ensure that they would have the right partner to support their transformation journey.
Additionally, we managed the programme for setting up their prototype ‘working model’ workstream. This workstream was designed to run ahead of the S/4HANA programme to test and prove that SAP could meet the company’s business needs and requirements.
Measuring the Value Added to the Client’s Business
Results/Impact: Our support and expert guidance during the initial phase of the S/4HANA transformation ensured a smooth and well-prepared launch for the client. The detailed go-to-market strategy and the RFP allowed the client to find the most suitable systems integration partner for their needs.
The prototype’ working model’ workstream successfully demonstrated the potential of SAP S/4HANA to meet their business needs and requirements, building confidence for the full-scale programme.
Boss Consulting’s expert involvement underscored our ability to provide strategic direction and support for complex transformations. Our goal is to assist our clients in achieving their operational objectives while fostering sustainable growth.