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BW on HANA @ Bridgestone

Thierry Renaer
Bridgestone
Koen Vanderwegen
Flexso

SAPience.be TECHday 2017
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Agenda
Bridgestone

Flexso

Project Overview, Business Case and Roadmap

Project Approach

Business Benefits

Lessons Learned

SAPience.be TECHday 2017 2

Bridgestone EMEA operates in more than 60 countries 18200 employees 3.Bridgestone Bridgestone Europe is a key subsidiary of the Tokyo-based Bridgestone Corporation. They are the world’ s largest manufacturer of tyres and rubber products.be TECHday 2017 3 .3 Billion EUR SAPience.

Business Case and Roadmap Project Approach Business Benefits Lessons Learned SAPience.be TECHday 2017 4 .Agenda Bridgestone Flexso Project Overview.

Flexso 200 consultants 32 million euro 20% growth per year 5% attrition 120 active customers Top in Belgium 25 countries 4500 Cronos consultants SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

Agenda Bridgestone Flexso Project Overview. Business Case and Roadmap Project Approach Business Benefits Lessons Learned SAPience.be TECHday 2017 6 .

Project Overview Project scope: SAP BW on HANA Process coverage: Reporting. analytics and planning Rollout scope: 25 countries SAPience.be TECHday 2017 7 .

Message presented at the Steerco To enable the digital business transformation we prepare an innovative platform that will provide: Customer Orientation High performance => High speed and instant reaction times Flexibility and Simplification Simplification => Simplified processes and high Data driven flexibility to adapt Digital strategy Analytics => Real-time and Self-Service SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

4 Dual Oracle Stack Linux Split ECC 7.1 HANA HANA HANA Linux Linux Linux S4 HANA BW/4 HANA BPC 11 SAPience.5 BPC 10.be TECHday 2017 .0 BW 7.4 BW 7.5 Oracle Oracle Oracle Linux Windows Windows ECC 7.0 BPC 7.Roadmap of SAP systems ECC landscape BW landscape ECC 7.

Agenda Bridgestone Flexso Project Overview.be TECHday 2017 10 . Business Case and Roadmap Project Approach Business Benefits Lessons Learned SAPience.

be TECHday 2017 .BW on HANA Prestudy AUG/SEP. Testing MAR 2016 2017 Project Post Go-Live Execution APR 2017 NOV 2016 – FEB 2017 SAPience.

Pre-study Choose the right approach • Greenfield vs Upgrade and migration • Pro’s and Con’s of each scenario Sizing exercise • Used the SAP tool : /SDF/HANA_BW_SIZING • Used dictionary tables SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

transfer rules) • Not in all flows a LSA (Layered Scaled Architecture) approach was implemented Identify enhancements • All cubes are HANA optimized • Migrate the Stock Overview cube (3.x transaction flows for SD and Stock (DS. Update rules.be TECHday 2017 .119 transfer/update rules identified • 3.x) to the latest version • Reduce end-year procedures by moving the data into one cube SAPience.Pre-study Identify optimizations • 3.x master data flows .

Pre-study Clean up possibilities 1% 10% 13% 11% InfoCubes • Clean up of PSA 4% Std. DSO Change logs • House keeping activities 51% w/o DSO 10% PSA Key reports and Key Users . 500 unique users • Used the BW query statistic to identify the most used report and users SAPience.be TECHday 2017 . 600 different queries used in 2016 .

be TECHday 2017 .Prestudy – Final Conclusion SAPience.

be TECHday 2017 .Project execution Mandatory HANA migration activities: • 3. workbooks) Before After Before After CASE CASE 1 2 Quick wins and optimizations: • Harmonization of existing PSA • PSA & Changelog cleanup • Process chains optimization SAPience. Transfer structures. Updates rules.x to 7.x (Datasources.

Project execution Around 130 Infocubes HANA Optimized Non-cumulative infocubes RSMIGRHANADB Model optimization Current Year Previous Year Current Year History SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

be TECHday 2017 18 .Project execution Activating Near Line Storage SAPience.

One single path directory for all environments Can be accessed via SAMBA Divided in subdirectories SAPience.Project execution .OS Migration Path directories had to be adapted in • Programs • Tables • Variants • Infopackages • ...be TECHday 2017 .

Post Go Live Project Team organized for post-go live • Central mailbox • Hotline Knowledge transfer to BI support team Small number of issues logged SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

Agenda Bridgestone Flexso Project Overview.be TECHday 2017 21 . Business Case and Roadmap Project Approach Business Benefits Lessons Learned SAPience.

be TECHday 2017 .Business benefits – User waiting time 10x less waiting time after the upgrade!!! SAPience.

Business benefits – Reporting Performance 7x faster after upgrade!!! SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

Business benefits – Loading performance Reduced loading times! SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

it is going faster now. I can drill down information at a much faster pace” Inigo (LSCM) “The speed to run the sales reports is so high that the sales men could run the reports in front of the customers” William (France) “The team is so pleased with the responsiveness of BI reports. We can now share reports directly from BI with Management” Stéphane (Finance) SAPience.And the business? “After HANA implementation. the speed is impressive!” Nicolas (Forecast) “From my side I can confirm that BIP goes faster” Olga (LSCM) “I spent one full day on the closing reporting. now only a few hours” Katia (Sales) “I have been using some BW reports and I must say.be TECHday 2017 .

Business Case and Roadmap Project Approach Business Benefits Lessons Learned SAPience.Agenda Bridgestone Flexso Project Overview.be TECHday 2017 26 .

Lessons Learned Housekeeping activities (10TB  5TB before HANA migration) Test procedures End-to-end performance vs. BW system performance Must to have the same upgrade process everywhere (consider sandbox) Close communication to SAP for upgrade issues SAPience.be TECHday 2017 .

be TECHday 2017 .2 and 7.Lessons Learned Other technical challenges • GUI 7.g.4 issues (Bex Analyzer 3. time) • Migration of variants SAPience.x not supported anymore) • Moving to different OS • Stock cube • InfoObjects • HANA studio (version) • Consistency checks (e.

Thank you! SAPience.be TECHday 2017 29 .