Listen as presenters from Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) and the SAP MaxAttention program discuss some necessary steps for a smooth data migration to the SAP S/4HANA Finance solution. Learn the importance of identifying prerequisites, including existing data inconsistencies and multiple fiscal year variants, and acting on them before the conversion project.

Key takeaways:

  • How SAP MaxAttention partnership has helped BMS in its journey to SAP S/4HANA
  • Understand value of SAP S/4HANA Proof of Concept (PoC) to mitigate risks
  • Prepare for uncovering and addressing configuration and data issues in your SAP system before conversion


Rajesh Arora, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

Siva Boni, SAP


  • Key Outcomes- 6:30
  • About Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS)- 7:30
  • BMS Journey to SAP S/4HANA- 9:11
  • Partnership with SAP MaxAttention- 12:00
  • SAP S/4HANA Proof of Concept (PoC)- 13:35
  • Finance PoC Issues- 15:18
  • Pre-Project #1: Different Fiscal Year (India)- 18:05
  • Pre-Project #2: SLO- 23:24
  • New Fixed Asset Accounting- 24:54
  • Rectify: Data Inconsistencies- 28:30
  • Accept: Data Inconsistencies- 29:15
  • Lessons Learned- 31:25
  • Q&A- 34:00

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