Gartner Research

Sizing SAP Business Application Systems: Art or Science?

Published: 16 June 2017

ID: G00327430

Analyst(s): Derek Prior, Duy Nguyen


To avoid unacceptable user response times and project disruption, application leaders responsible for SAP applications must understand the system sizing process for SAP ERP business applications and collaborate with business users to gather all of the necessary input data.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Re-evaluate Your Current Sizing Process
    • Sizing Inputs
    • Sizing Process
    • Sizing Outputs
  • Plan for the Differences in the SAP Sizing Processes for SAP Business Applications That Run on the SAP Hana IMDB
    • Currently Live SAP ERP and Business Suite Systems
  • Collaborate With Business Users to Improve the SAP System Sizing Process

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