Cut Over Activities: > Communication to Vendor, Customer and Excise etc > User Training by Core Team > Cost Roll

ups and Validations Test > Upload of Master Data in Sequence on Test > Start entry of Open Sales Orders, Quotation, Enquiries, Purchase Orders in Production Server > Stock Taking Activity at Plant > Stock Upload with SAP Material Code, Qty, Value and Storage Location as on Cut Over date / Go-Live Date on Production Server > Enter Cash Balances as of Cut Over date / Go-Live Date > Enter Excise balances as of Cut Over date / Go-Live Date with monthly duty payment for last month in legacy system. > Configure Cut off Excise Number Range (Excise Invoice, RG registers) as on Cut Over date / Go-Live Date > Back up of Loaded Production Server Go Live >Availability of all balances > FI Balance uploads (For both ledgers/ subledgers/ assets/ customers/ vendors)

Implementing a package can be a traumatic affair for both the customer and the vendor. Get it wrong and the vendor may get paid late or have to resort to lawyers to get paid and tarnish their reputation. For the company the new package may not work the way they expected, be late or cost a more than budgeted for and take management will take their eye off running their business. Recently a client asked me what I would consider to be the five most important things one should consider before embarking on an implementation. This isn't a simple question, although there are many factors to think about after some consideration for me the top five are way ahead of the others. My top five factors to consider would be:

For each gap there will be one of three outcomes which must be recorded and actioned.end users. 3. Taking each one in turn: The Project Board The correct set up and operation of the Project Board in my view is major factor in the success failure of the project. 2. The Project Board is part of the governance of the project. often for the purpose of determining how to get from one state to a new state. GAP does not need to be closed. implement the software in the best way possible for the organisation set up and tune the software for the particular technical environment. The Project Board will meet regularly to ensure that the project plans are created and being executed as planned. GAP must be closed and customised software can be developed close the gap. The Change Team will identify the gaps between the package and the business requirements. train the users to ensure implementations is smooth as possible into the business. GAP must be closed but software cannot be written therefore a workaround is required. Set up a Project Board. . The Resources Three types of resources are absolutely necessary -. In SAP world. moves from stage to stage with all the deliverables being signed off is resourced properly. The Technical Team will prepare the systems environment for the package. apply any software fixes from the vendor. gap analysis is the study of the differences between two different information systems or applications( ex. as they will be the ones living with the system for hopefully many years to come. Buy in from the end users of the system is absolutely essential if the system is to have a long and stable life in any organisation. In information technology. They will want to feel involved in its implementation. 4. In simple terms: Gap means small cracks. re-engineer some of the businesses process to cope with the package. Secure the resources. Early involvement by the end users is absolutely necessary. The Project Board will consist of the stakeholders. key users and the vendor. change team and technicians. GAP Analysis A through gap analysis will identify the gaps between how the business operates ad its needs against what the package can can't do.1. Complete the GAP Analysis. existing system or legacy system with Client and new is SAP). Have detailed Cut Over Plans. Train the users. 5.

Vendor Master Upload Thru BDC Or LSMW (Will be Taken Care By MM) 3. convert and watch for a period after wards to ensure nothing unexpected happens. Vendor Balances thru F-43 11." Gap analysis is undertaken as a means of bridging that space. Cut Over Plans Detailed plans need to be developed for cutting over from the old system(s) to the new. G/L Balances Thru F-02 10. you have to only Upload the B/S Items.Satynarayana Difference between the User Exit & Gap analysis. Asset Master Upload(Thru As90) 5. Parallel runs of what will happen over the conversion period using test data.A gap is sometimes spoken of as "the space between where we are and where we want to be. If you going live at the financial year start. Actual gap analysis is time consuming and it plays vital role in blue print stage. Profit Center Master Upload 8. If you goling live at the middle you have to upload the all P&L Account items and B/S Items. *-. Train Users Well trained users will support and defend the system on site. Customer Balances thru F-22 12. G/L Master Upload Thru BDC or LSMW (TC-Fs00 and extended one co code to another company code Fs01) 2. Cost Element Master Upload 6. Explain Cutover Activities/Strategies in SAP FI. you have to give the information to your core team. Cost Center Master Upload 7. Vendor Advances thryu F-48 Before uploading Vendor Balances you have to take care of WHT(TDS) Information. Customer Advances thru f-29 13. Activities for Golive: 1. Therefore the more effort you put into helping the users master the system early the better. Unsupportive users will continually undermine the system and eventually it will be replaced. As per that. . Both are quiet a different and has a small relation. Customer Master Upload Thru BDC or LSMW (Will be Taken Care By SD) 4. Cutover Activities or Master Data Uploading Strategies Depending upon the when we are going live.

steering committee decides the rollout strategy. Those gaps can be closed either by re-engineering of business process to fit with SAP or we have to use USER exits in case of small deviations or complete enhancements with the help of ABAP to fit with the SAP system. Rollout strategy is the most important decision that a client can make during SAP implementation.Go live in sequence of phased manner . Normally. Rollout strategy normally include the following . Gap analysis is start point of Realization and once blue print is finished we have to find the realization of sap system for client requirment and there will be certain gaps when compared to system fit. *-. As per SAP specific definition. rollout is the strategy for international SAP implementation. its not new functionality which we are trying to build in sap but its slight enhancement within the same code. SAP WM cutover activities for any new client Posted by tkreddy January 12.User exits are standard gate ways provided by SAP to exit the standard code and we can write our own code with the help of ABAP workbench.Or to go for the combination of both (phased manner implementation for some of the countries and big-bang for others).Whether to implement SAP simultaneously (also known as big-bang) in all the countries. Sridhar What is roll out of SAP Project? As per dictionary. or .V. 2010 1 Comment Filed Under sap cut over activities . Rollout means ´Inauguration or initial exhibition of a new productµ.

Quants. we should make sure that any configuration related or master data checks for SAP WM related required? SAP Implementation from WiKi Below list for WM and I try to add some other modules here like MM and SD Below Activities for every warehouse should maintain for every new client copy. WM Configuration Activities: 1) Maintain Number range for TR.TO..This blog post is basically for those who want to know what needs to be ready in WM before you start working with the new client like loading data etc. Cutover activities are must for every new client that you are going to start working.Posting change notice and Group numbers 2) Maintain Number range for Inventory document . Once we move the transports from dev to any QAS or PRD clients.

Check and add Classification for Material. shipping and HU if required 10) Check if any SNUM required for Zprogram objects 11) Check all the transportable Table data MM 1.SD team to maintain the customer master for subcontract vendor. FUSI . 5. Check Number ranges for Purchasing and IM Doc¶s 3.3) Create Interim storage bins 4) Maintain RF User in RF queue management Master Data Activities: 6) Material Master data for WM view1 and view2 7) Material Master data extension for Plant/SL/warehouse/Storage type Printer configuration 9) Outputs for Delivery. FUSD. Check the Org structure. SD Generally no number ranges required for most clients. Email and EDI 6. EDI partner profile setup (WE20) for UPS and outlet vendor¶s ± EDI Team. 10. FUPI. Maintain the partner profiles for UPS as a freight agent to all Foreign vendors 7. 2. Identify the Subcontract vendors in SAP and give it to SD team for them to maintain as a customer. Batch. 4. Maintain the partner profile for goods supplier for vendors with multiple locations or different than their vendor address. 9. and Release strategy. FUEP. Maintain MRP Profile. inter company vendor. Maintain the Output conditions for print out. plants to storage location setup. Output Conditions: Order Confirmation VV11 ± BA00 Return Goods VV1 Invoice VV31 ± RD00 Commercial Invoice VV31 ± FUCI Export Documents VV31 ± FUCO. 8. need to update in MMD1 as 0001 or 0002.

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