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SAP® Digital Enterprise Journey - Technical Assessment

The SAP Digital Enterprise Journey—Technical Assessment is a service designed to help SAP customers perform a detailed technical analysis of their current SAP systems to support the S/4HANA adoption planning process, for any available on-premise or cloud deployment scenarios. The service provides a preimplementation overview, useful for identifying necessary changes and preparation steps for your current system landscape, well in advance of your SAP S/4HANA system project start date, whether it is about a S/4HANA System Conversion, a new implementation or a Landscape Transformation.


When Should the Service Be Used?

Existing or future SAP Customers can benefit from The SAP® Digital Enterprise Journey -Technical Assessment Services in the following cases:

  • There is an already existing system which, sooner rather than later, could be replaced for a real-time in-memory digital platform as part of an IT Digital transformation plan or a broader cloud strategy.

  • An SAP customer is planning to migrate their SAP ERP system to SAP S/4HANA and want to check the readiness of their current system or find out the most beneficial scenarios to undertake the transition.

  • As a preparation and planning support of a S/4HANA System Conversion (Brownfield Scenario), a new implementation (Greenfield Scenario) or a Landscape Transformation.


Service Scope

The SAP Digital Enterprise Journey – Technical Assessment collects technical facts from your production system and combine SAP recommended tools (e.g., SAP Transformation Navigator,  SAP Readiness Check for SAP S/4HANA, Maintenance Planner) with a comprehensive methodological approach from Global Online Partners™ to analyze and evaluate the key transition focus areas, such as:

  •    Infrastructure readiness:

    • Software prerequisites (for example OS, DB, SAP kernel, and support package levels)

    • Add-on requirements and compatibility

    • SAP S/4HANA Sizing

    • In-Memory Landscape Architecture

    • SAP Solution Manager configuration

  •   Application adjustment requirements:

    • Modifications, custom developments, and interfaces (based on SAP S/4HANA Simplification Items)

    • High-level custom code analysis, based on the SAP simplification database

  •   Software change management:

    • Maintenance system landscape

    • Transport volumes

  • Data conversion requirements:

    • Special data conversion requirements

    • Unicode conversion requirements

    • Business downtime

    • Most critical downtime drivers

    • Table size impact on downtime

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The key benefits of the SAP Digital Enterprise Journey—Technical Assessment are:


  • The service takes the guesswork out of the evaluation process by using a standardized methodology to analyze customer requirements and determine the best-suited path to the S/4HANA technical journey.

  • Customer-specific list of prerequisites, potential technical risks and issues, and best practices to consider and manage in the transition to S/4HANA.

  • Expert consolidation and consumption of SAP tools and guidelines for planning your S/4HANA project, making optimal use of existing technical resources.

Availability and Cost


The SAP® Digital Enterprise Journey—Technical Assessment is available from SAP Partners and Service Providers. The service is rendered by Global Online Partners™ directly to end customers on behalf of the service provider.


For current prices and conditions or to learn more about the SAP Digital Enterprise Journey—Discovery , please contact Global Online Partners™ at



  • Contact Global Online Partners™ to make a service planning appointment.


  • Global Online Partners™ will need you to provide a contact person in your organization with the authority to answer questions and confirm dates and results.


  • Once a date has been agreed the service will be provided without delay by the Global Online Partners' team.        

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