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Leading Practices for Proactively Mitigating Data Risks in SAP S/4HANA Implementations
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Since the inception of SAP S/4HANA, one of the main risks that often derails the implementation journey centers around preparing, cleansing, converting, and managing the data. This article presents leading practices that SAP customers can leverage during their SAP S/4HANA implementations to significantly reduce program risks associated with the data conversion process. The advice provided includes focusing on pre-planning activities well in advance of the initial data conversion, ensuring that data quality, management, and governance foundations are established early and that initiatives are continuously ongoing, and leveraging the data conversion phase to address other key requirements such as jumpstarting self-service analytics.