Learn how KBR overcame technical and financial challenges as it reduced the TCO of its SAP solution by migrating to the cloud. In this session, the company highlights its cost-and-benefit analysis model, which drove the migration initiative. You will:

Walk through key considerations in the development of a comprehensive cost-and-benefit analysis for an SAP cloud solution.

Explore how to evaluate and select your cloud-hosting vendor.

Learn how to balance between continual maintenance projects and upgrades with SAP while moving to a cloud environment.

Key takeaways:

  • Reduced TCO by 25%

  • Reduced month-end processing time by 50%

  • Reduced payroll processing time by 25%


  • 2:55 – Speaker introduction
  • 4:05 – Agenda overview
  • 5:30 – About KBR and its use of SAP
  • 7:20 – Unique challenges of running SAP and a changing business climate
  • 10:00 – Overview of the RFP process for SAP Cloud Migration
  • 14:20 – Cost analysis: cost components considered and 5-year TCO comparison summary
  • 18:10 – RFP component
  • 21:20 – Vendor response score card and bid award
  • 23:40 – Migration to the cloud: start with the right contract
  • 26:45 – Security considerations
  • 27:30 – Business continuity plans
  • 30:30 – Technical approach: data conversion strategy, environment location, and network topology
  • 34:50 – Program-level organizational change management and quality assurance
  • 38:00 – Benefits of cloud migration
  • 40:20 – Q&A


  • Shishir Kulkarni, Senior IT Manager, KBR

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