Exploring SAP Activate


After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Recognize SAP Activate as the foundation of the RISE with SAP Methodology representing the toolset recommended for successful cloud transformations

Introduction to SAP Activate

SAP developed the SAP Activate framework to better facilitate SAP S/4HANA implementation projects including its migration to the cloud. SAP Activate is the unifying methodology for all tools (such as SAP LeanIX, SAP Signavio) which are recommended for a successful cloud transformation. SAP Activate then feeds into SAP Cloud ALM as the underlying digital system.

The framework provides project managers and consultants with the tools and processes to implement SAP solutions within any organization. The framework consists of three pillars; SAP Best Practices, Guided Configurations, and the SAP Activate Methodology that collectively minimize risks associated with such transitions.

New implementations, system conversions and landscape transformations all benefit from the Activate framework with SAP Best Practices, guided configuration and the Activate methodology.

The framework can be used with all transition scenarios, which cover new implementations, system conversions, or landscape transformations. Currently, the framework is a key component in facilitating the transformation to SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

With SAP Activate, companies have a clear and structured path to bring their ERP solutions to the cloud. This not only includes a set of tools and resources but also SAP's partnership and support throughout the journey, allowing customers to minimize risks and maximize the value from their SAP solutions. With SAP Activate, the goal is not just to migrate existing processes but also to reimagine them. This framework supports businesses in leveraging SAP S/4HANA’s advanced features to drive innovation and create new value propositions.

The framework delineates the SAP S/4HANA Cloud journey and the responsibilities of all involved parties, fostering collaboration among customers, partners, and SAP under a unified cloud operational governance model to proactively manage RISE with SAP success.

The interaction above highlights 2 useful resources for exploring SAP Activate in more depth. You can directly access these resources here:

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