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SAP Business One Implementation Methodology

5 key phases to ensure a successful SAP Business One implementation


SAP’s Accelerated Implementation Program (AIP) is a proven methodology for an SAP Business One implementation that follows a structured, phased approach, starting with the handover from the sales team to the right before the handover to the support organization.

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Project preparation

The project plan is created for the implementation. A kick-off meeting is held with the customer, and the software is delivered.

  • Create Project Plan
  • Conduct kick-off meeting
  • Assess technical infrastructure
  • Install software and licenses
  • Quality check. 
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Business Blueprint

The focus is on analyzing the customer's business processes and requirements and mapping them to a solution.

  • Schedule requirements workshop
  • Gather business requirements
  • Define data migration requirements
  • Document blueprint configuration
  • Identify and address scope changes.
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Project Realization

The heart of the project is where the company is configured to match the business blueprint. Testing also takes place.

  • Initialize and configure the production system per blueprint
  • Migrate data from the legacy system
  • Validate and test business processes
  • Train end users
  • Plan for production support and cutover
  • Manage change to company and user roles
  • Quality check.
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Final Preparation

The focus is on preparing for go-live. The go-live date is set, the users are trained, and the final balances are transferred over.

  • Establish support plan
  • Train end users and administrators
  • Execute cutover and run pilot processes
  • Quality check. 
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Go-live and Support

After go-live, the customer moves into support mode.

  • Monitor and support the live environment
  • Close out all open issues
  • Implement support plan
  • Project closing
  • Quality check.

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