Boomi Platform Automates SAP Cloud Migration Complexity
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⇨ SAP users know the race is on to migrate to S/4HANA. A common problem here when migrating to the cloud is dealing with slow manual processes with no real integrations.
⇨ This backend complexity can leave users relying on time-consuming tools, like Excel, often leading to a duplication of work, human error and confusion among the team over what has - or has not - been completed.
⇨ An example can be found in Chevron Federal Credit Union, whose IT team had been taking the business through a full digital transformation and was looking for ways to improve member and employee experiences.
SAP users know the race is on to migrate to S/4HANA. A common problem here when migrating to the cloud is dealing with slow manual processes with no real integrations. This backend complexity can leave users relying on time-consuming tools, like Excel, often leading to a duplication of work, human error and confusion among the team over what has – or has not – been completed.
An example can be found in Chevron Federal Credit Union, whose IT team had been taking the business through a full digital transformation and was looking for ways to improve member and employee experiences.
As the transformation got underway, Chevron discovered the biggest barrier to delivering better experiences was backend complexity, with many of their developers still manually developing .NET applications and FTP scripts.
Whenever business requirements would change, the users had to re-work their entire applications. This resulted in slow manual processes with no real integrations, an issue that stood in the way of the success of Chevron’s digital transformation.
To address this common issue, Boomi supported Chevron Federal Credit Union on its digital transformation with the Boomi platform, a cloud-native integration platform that SAP cloud customers can use to integrate SAP with a plethora of other applications.
With the use of Boomi Integration and Boomi Flow, the company was able to integrate applications, automate processes, and create a clean front-end interface. Boomi platform’s low-code environment makes it easy for Chevron’s IT department to make quick changes as business processes change, and process automation has significantly reduced the time staff need to spend on manual tasks.
Boomi is a global SaaS company touting a large customer base, integration platform vendors and a worldwide network of over 800 partners, including SAP. Boomi’s integrations connect third-party systems and data to SAP with a cloud-based digital platform to automate and refresh SAP services utilizing a library of pre-built solutions.
Using Boomi helped the credit union automate manual processes for its applications, cutting processing time from 60 days to just a few days for its workflow. The company now has additional access to real-time data, leveraging the Boomi platform to push real-time updates from its core banking systems.
Any issues financial services and insurance organizations may face during digital transformations can be addressed with technology modernization, open finance, data and analytics and banking-as-a-service solutions.
As a SAP partner, Boomi helps SAP customers with similar backend complexity issues to transform, automate and connect their data and systems to and from the SAP ecosystem. This enables SAP users to own and manage their data, integrate systems and optimize business value streams with a low-code solution.
Notably, the Boomi platform has the flexibility to connect to any SAP solutions including S/4HANA and ECC, and can reduce the risks that come with an SAP migration journey by bringing all of the integrations around the SAP ecosystem into one platform.
During a typical migration process, there is a risk of data loss or corruption, which can lead to significant business disruptions, such as data inconsistencies, poor data cleaning and data breaches. These risks can be mitigated by integrating into one platform and especially through the proper planning, testing and execution that Boomi provides.
Sachin Kundra, executive vice president (EVP) and CIO, Chevron Federal Credit Union, said: “Our digital transformation has been successful because of Boomi Integration and Boomi Flow.”
“Every business talks about digital transformation – it’s a buzzword. But they don’t have the tools necessary to be able to actually achieve it. We do; Boomi powers our digital transformation.”