Gartner Research

How Public-Sector CIOs Should Assess SAP S/4HANA

Published: 01 February 2017

ID: G00315357

Analyst(s): Duy Nguyen


Public-sector CIOs have important decisions to make about whether and how to adopt SAP S/4HANA, especially as most of their SAP ERP systems are highly customized. Gartner's advice will help those who approve S/4HANA Enterprise Management plan a transition strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Set Up a CMO of Business Process Experts, Enterprise Architects and Solution Architects to Assess the Need for SAP S/4HANA EM and, if Appropriate, Develop a Business Case and Roadmap for Adopting It
  • Assess the Potential Cost of Implementing SAP S/4HANA EM, to Ensure the Right Government Oversight Offices Are Made Aware and the Proper Contract Management Plan Can Be Established
  • Investigate SAP Value Assurance to Explore Business Templates Used Outside the Public Sector That Might Meet Most of Your Requirements and Enable You to Avoid Redeveloping Customized Transactions and Objects
  • Evaluate Government-Certified Cloud Offerings to Determine Whether They Could Strengthen a Business Case for Adopting SAP S/4HANA EM

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