Many SAP system implementations carried out in branches of international companies use ready-made solutions originating from the head office of the given company. Projects of this type, defined as “rollouts” (i.e. expansion/extension of the existing solution by adding a new branch), are characterized by specific conditions.
Notable features include stronger formalization of the implementation process, emphasis on standardizing solutions and adjusting to the corporate core model of the system, and involving foreign consultants from the corporation.
The study below presents various models of SAP system rollouts, depending on the degree to which corporate standards are transferred to the Polish company during implementation, and with respect to the degree of the corporate consultants’ involvement.
This material also provides a description of typical threats connected to rollout projects, as well as the benefits that can be achieved by applying corporate standards.
We have also included certain recommendations: how to manage SAP rollout projects so that the work of three parties – company, corporate consultants and local implementation companies supporting the venture – can proceed efficiently and bring measurable benefits to the ...
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