Think Tanks connect you with peers navigating the same challenges and opportunities as you. ASUG will facilitate an interactive peer-to-peer exchange where solutions are shared for topics specific to your role and interest.

This Think Tank will be from the Enterprise Architect's point of view for business partner conversion and understanding the impact of business partner conversion.

The format for Thursday, Oct 22nd 12 p.m. CT will include:

  • Brief welcome and kickoff from ASUG
  • Hot Topic led by ASUG member Vedavyas Cuntheepuram from Leprino Foods
  • The discussion will focus on:
    • Impact of Business Partner conversion
    • Bring your experiences
    • Bring your questions
  • Sharing of recent wins or successes, along with resources utilize

Gain visibility into the challenges and successes other SAP customers are experiencing, and acquire new ideas for real-world solutions. 

If you are experiencing challenges and would like to lead your own case study, fill out the survey here

Think Tank Insights:

  •  Huntington Ingalls Industries is currently live on S/4 HANA 1909 

    • Lesson learned – did not converge inactive employees 

      • Needed to open a record using an inactive employee and because they did not converge, it was an issue 

      • Recommends to consider how you want to handle inactive employees  

  • City of Richmond Hill went live with SAP in 2019 

    • Needed to retain records for 30 years 

    • Left existing system in place and just connect everything with EC 

    • Lesson learned – Why would you keep siloed resources if employee records are necessary to keep in perpetuity  

  • Setting the expectations up front with your customers on the path you are taking 

    • The technical part will be finished, but setting the expectations was a crucial part with the Business Audience 

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