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Jan Musil, Raimar G. Hoeliner May, 2011
Points of Contact in North America
Jan Musil, Director, Global PMO
SAP Project Management practice head ASAP methodology program lead Designed ASAP certification curriculum
Raimar Hoeliner, PDM, Delivery Enablement
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ASAP BPM work stream design Designed ASAP training materials Designed C_PM_70 certification exam Designed Agile Business Add-On
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After this session, you will …
Understand how ASAP 7 supports the quest for Agility Get familiar with Agile Business Add-on to ASAP Get familiar with the major acceleration techniques (services and methods) that SAP offers Understand key use cases for the Agile approach in SAP projects Know where to obtain resources to assess fit for Agile Add-on and to define Acceleration Techniques that fit particular SAP project and customer situation.
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All rights reserved. 4 .Agenda Instant Value and Early Comfort Defining Agile Agile Add-on to ASAP Customer Cases and Fit Analysis Wrap-up © 2011 SAP AG.
packaged. quality implementations focused on quick time to value Insight optimization for fast access to information on a suite of devices Organizations want to see early and frequent confirmation on the delivery of benefits There is a need to demonstrate capability to solve customer pain points early 5 Enhanced visibility and measurable results © 2011 SAP AG. . low TCI offerings Holistic.SAP Customer Expectations are Changing KEY TRENDS Deliver Fast. All rights reserved.
SOA. helps to manage risk New ASAP extends coverage to the entire value chain Value Management. All rights reserved.ASAP 7 delivers agility through acceleration techniques in its core ASAP 7 delivers Acceleration Agile principles are part of ASAP 7 already. Agile Business Add-on enhances them with iterative implementation approach to accommodate different levels of “agility” The frame work of ASAP 7. BPM. etc. SAP Solution Manager Significantly streamlined traditional ASAP content Significantly revised content for areas like Blueprint. Industry and Solution Add-Ons © 2011 SAP AG. 6 . Testing. such as phased Q-gates and scope management. OCM.
Overview of Major Acceleration Techniques built into ASAP 7 © 2011 SAP AG. 7 . All rights reserved.
0 and value delivery ■ Prepare Project environment 1 1 IP Reuse ■ Preconfigured Solutions ■ Reference KM complementing ASAP accelerators.g.Acceleration Techniques are built into ASAP 7. Levels of Acceleration ■ Best Practices Fit-Gap Project Launch Services ■ Enable ASAP 7. Bite-Size Pieces ■ Approach Determination. e. 3 Iterative Build Cycles ■ Iterative build cycles based on Blueprint / product scope 2 3 8 .0 Implementation Life Cycle (exemplary) Implementation Acceleration Triage ■ Value based Roadmap. All rights reserved. Benchmarking 2 3 2 Solution Demo Approach ■ Demo Environment to illustrate SAP Standard functionality ■ Visualization of solution enhancements (iRise) Parallel Integrated Services ■ Complementary service for areas of interest © 2011 SAP AG.
Agenda Instant Value and Early Comfort Defining Agile Agile Add-on to ASAP Customer Cases and Fit Wrap-up © 2011 SAP AG. 9 . All rights reserved.
All rights reserved.Common Myths about SAP Implementations “The answer to faster implementations is Agile” methodology is great fit for SAP implementations” Implementations are rigid and follow a pure waterfall method” takes too long to implement” “SCRUM “SAP “SAP © 2011 SAP AG. 10 .
scope. design.Comparison of Waterfall and Agile Approaches Exemplary Spectrum of Software Development Methods Waterfall Methods Waterfall methods represent the most structured implementation method. cost) and dependencies are managed across phases Progress is generally measured in terms of clearly defined phase deliverables Requirement Design Code Test Deploy Maintain Agile Methods Traditional representatives of Agile approaches are SCRUM and eXtreme Programming Break tasks into small increments Iterations are short time frames ('time-boxed„) Multiple iterations may be required to release a product or new features Changing requirements are welcome Teams are generally co-located. analysis. preplanned sequence Each phase has phase quality gates Triple constraints (Time. stepping through requirements-capture. and empowered to make decisions (self-organizing teams) Documentation is kept to a minimum Progress is measured in terms of working functions or products © 2011 SAP AG. 11 . coding/configuration. and testing in a strict. All rights reserved.
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Overview of Agile Business Add-on to ASAP Project Preparation Blueprint Realization Sprint backlog / Revised / prioritized delta list Determined project scope Prioritized project backlog UI Development Process Compositi on Work product increment 2-to-4 wks cycle Service Implementati on and Test Service Modeling Process-based composite application. 13 . service or other functionality Work product release Final Preparation Go Live Support Run © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. business process.
sap.com/asapbusiness-add-ons Solution Manager © 2011 SAP AG. 14 .Create Understanding with Agile Concept Paper and Presentation To understand the basics of the Agile Business Add-On Business Add-ons to ASAP 7 https://service. All rights reserved.
Project Preparation: Define Agile Project Team Roles and Responsibilities Understand roles and responsibilities of the project team and stakeholders engaged © 2011 SAP AG. 15 . All rights reserved.
All rights reserved.Business Blueprint: Lean Blueprinting Key components for lean Blueprinting Lean documentation templates Baseline build / Solution Demo Product Backlog © 2011 SAP AG. 16 .
Agile Business Blueprint Scoping based on process reference content e. 17 .Plan for Sprint cycles Baseline Build Project Backlog Milestones & Key Decisions Completed and signed off Process Design Completed and signed off Solution Design Delta List Phase Quality Assessment Communication Plan Final Backlog – prioritized Sprint Definition Identifies function Gaps Obtains business sign-off the design Provide early confidence for the SAP solution Plan for releases and sprints © 2011 SAP AG. know as Business Blueprint that Aligns business requirements to the SAP business model Documents the TO-BE process models Describes the solution design Deliverables Lean Process and Solution Design Business Process Hierarchy and Design Value Association on Process Level Solution Design Gap Identification and Resolution Solution Landscape and Architecture Scoping . All rights reserved.g. SolMan Process Hierarchy Business Process Workshops Solution Architectur e Baseline Build Solution Demo Evaluation and Release Planning Purpose To create a body of work.
Sprint Sprint Tests Final Prep. Project Prep Baseline Build Evaluation & Release Planing Iterations / Demos Sign-Off Final Prep Go-Live Support Realization Release 2 Organization readiness 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 09 08 07 06 05 04 03 02 01 4 5 1 8 2 7 3 4 2 2 4 3 3 6 4 5 Business Priority Could Sprint Prep. All rights reserved. Support Sprint Must Time Business Blueprint Realization Release 1 Data Management RUN SAP Organizational Change Management Enablement © 2011 SAP AG.Archit. 18 .Agile Business Add-On In detail and in context of ASAP 7 Working Software Delta List [d] Priority Would Release 2 Should Release 1 Checkpoint Checkpoint Checkpoint Define & Analyze Scope Demo SAP Standard Setting the scene Sprint Demo Evaluate Accelerators Process WS & Sol.
19 . Sprints. and Burn Down Chart Explained © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved.Realization: Backlog. Releases.
20 . All rights reserved.Let’s have a closer look at a Sprint 2-4 weeks Objective: Potentially Shippable Software © 2011 SAP AG.
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ASAP Project Quality Gates are important in traditional and Agile projects Q-Gates ensure that all key deliverables/actions of the gate have been completed in compliance with recommended practices and to the customer‟s satisfaction. All rights reserved. 22 . ASAP Project Phase Project Preparation Blueprint Realization Final Preparation Go Live Support Project Preparation Phase Completed Solution Validation Compliancy Solution Validation Review Baseline Configuration for Realization Completed Final Preparation Phase Completed (Go-Live Readiness) Project Completed (Project Closure) Blueprint Phase Completed Customer Acceptance Final Configuration for Realization Completed (Solution Built) Benefits Build quality directly into the project Manage project expectations Monitor customer satisfaction Integration Tests for Realization Completed (Realization Completed) © 2011 SAP AG.
23 .Agenda Instant Value and Early Comfort Defining Agile Agile Add-on for ASAP Customer Cases and Fit Wrap-up © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved.
Head office in Kolding (Denmark) Realized Benefit Short implementation time 6 months from initiation to rollout in 12 countries Saved 20% of effort compared to traditional approach Project Scope HR: Organizational Management. All rights reserved. Manager Self service Implementation Approach Hybrid methodology combining the strong aspects of SCRUM and ASAP © 2011 SAP AG. Employee self service.LM Wind Power (formerly LM Glasfiber) Customer case – applying Agile methodology in SAP project Profile World‟s leading supplier in fiberglass blades to wind turbines Approximately 5000 employees in 9 countries. Personnel Administration. Performance Management. 24 .
e. global deployments.ability to respond to change built into the methodology – e. which prohibits colocation and face-to-face meetings Consent driven organizational cultures and lack of high-performing teams with decisionmaking abilities Good Practices of Agile Iterative delivery of business value Simplicity and elimination of “waste” Improved of visibility of project progress – Development iterations (short time frames / time-boxed) – Frequent inspection – Working software (configuration) as measure of progress Flexibility . building and validation of the solution. Acceleration techniques needs to be tailored to the customer‟s situation.g. designing. which cannot be replaced separately Deployment in regulated industries that require detailed planning. and risk profile © 2011 SAP AG.Discussing Agile Fit Conditions that Challenge Agile Implementation projects with complex system landscapes and interdependent applications that share data structures and processes. change is not a surprise.g. culture. All rights reserved.. 25 . it is anticipated Close engagement of business users in the entire process of defining. documentation and acceptance processes Initiatives that require long term planning due to organizational strategic commitments Physically separated project team members.
All rights reserved.Agenda Instant Value and Early Comfort Defining Agile Agile Add-on for ASAP Customer Cases and Fit Wrap-up © 2011 SAP AG. 26 .
All rights reserved. ASAP 7 delivers Acceleration. however. Agile principles are part of ASAP 7 ASAP 7 helps to manage risk through Q-gates and scope management Agile is not a magic bullet and in some situations may be inappropriate Level of acceleration and approach need to be tailored to the customer‟s situation and culture © 2011 SAP AG. Agile is often looked to as a solution to this need.Key Points to Take Home There is a need for Significant Reduction in “Time to Value. SAP offers a proven set of Acceleration Techniques. 27 . and Products. Acceleration includes Services.” and customers are looking for early confirmation that requirements can be met. the path to instant value goes beyond methodology. Methodology.
com/forum.sap.sap. 28 .jspa?forumID=482 Agile Business Add-on to ASAP http://www.com/asap-business-add-ons ASAP Discussion Forum on BPX http://forums.sdn.sdn.Helpful Resources Resources ASAP and Business Add-ons to ASAP on BPX http://www.sap. All rights reserved.sdn.com/us/en/curriculum/asap_us-sap-project-management-us/ © 2011 SAP AG.com/irj/bpx/asap Business Add-ons to ASAP 7 https://service.com/irj/scn/asap-methodology Overview of SCRUM in 10 minutes YouTube Video (not specific to SAP projects) Related SAP Education and Certification Opportunities Certified SAP Associate Project Manager https://training.sap.sap.
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. 31 .. Best Practice…. TEC.com/irj/bpx/asap http://service.sap.sdn.sap.com/irj/bpx http://www. TBPM10. All rights reserved.sap.sap.sap. repeatable and rich implementation methodology to streamline projects Solution Manager. BPM Technology (Business to Model and Modeling to execution) Content Packages: ASAP Business Add-ons.sdn.com/asap http://service. EA. http://www. TBPM20. BPX.sdn. comprehensive.Associate and Professional Certifications: Project Management. TEC001. Educatio:ASA380. own practice and best insight SKILLS & MINDSET Process Orchestration by leveraging process based pre-built assets ASAP 7 provides a proven. VD100. OCM100...com/asap-businessadd-ons SAP Modeling Handbook External BPM Webinars http://www.The new drivers license to implement SAP solutions based on best practice. Rapid Deployment Solution and Content Component: Solution Manager content.com/irj/sdn METHODOLOGY TOOLS PROCESS BASED IMPLEMENTATION CONTENT TRAINING COMMUNITY © 2011 SAP AG. SOA200. EA100..
governance. and how to put technology. and the philosophy behind it in action.Welcome to the exciting and interesting real world BPM in an SAP Environment Applying Real-World BPM in an SAP Environment Learn what BPM is and how to get started within and SAP context Benefit from a comprehensive compilation of use-cases from early adopters Discover SAP technology. All rights reserved.sappress. methodology.com Available now! © 2011 SAP AG. Extensive use cases from well known SAP customers including technical and process details make this book a true real-world experience! www. how to prepare your company for the project. performance metrics and governance Managing your business processes wisely is key to stay ahead of your competitors! This book is your guide to implementing Business Process Management in all its aspects in your SAP centric business and IT: It explains how BPM and standard software work together. 32 .
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