First SAP S/4HANA Transformation Launch by Inventia Pharma in India Using SNP BLUEFIELD™
Heidelberg, December 17, 2019 – SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner SE, a leading global provider of SAP® landscape transformation solutions, has been selected by Inventia Healthcare Limited, India for the implementation of its SAP® S/4HANA project. This is the first next generation enterprise conversion in India utilizing SNP BLUEFIELD™, enabling an automated transformation to the SAP® S/4HANA digital core.
Inventia’s strategy is to maintain high agility in the competitive pharmaceutical industry by making rapid changes in its technology landscape, while keeping data secure and processes compliant. The company was exploring a fast upgrade of its existing on-premise SAP ERP 6.0 EhP7 to S/4HANA 1909 in the AWS Cloud platform.
In an official statement, Ms. Rajat Mittal Shah, Director of Information Technology at Inventia Healthcare, said, “We are pleased to engage SNP and their BLUEFIELD™ approach powered by CrystalBridge® as the key partner in our digital transformation strategy to move to SAP® S/4HANA in less than six months to achieve Inventia’s business goals, leading the pharmaceutical industry in the region.”
From a technical perspective, Mr. Mukund KS, General Manager of IT, explained, “We require a highly automated selective data migration approach that reduces the overall project effort, timescales and risks. The key selection criterion for BLUEFIELD™ was the flexibility to pick the best data and processes to transform in order to get the value of S/4HANA right away. With its BLUEFIELD™ approach, SNP could execute this project because of its decades of success with business transformations and proven ability to deliver multiple projects in a single step within just a few months with minimal business downtime, cost and risk.”
“In the S/4HANA preparation phase, we could scan and analyze the source landscape, plan and simulate the configuration of the desired target landscape, and compare different transformation scenarios using CrystalBridge® – SNP’s automated end-to-end business transformation platform – for an accurate outcome,” Mr. Mukund KS added.
Dr. Oswin Hartung, Managing Director at SNP Transformations SEA Pte. Ltd., said, “We are excited about this first S/4HANA BLUEFIELD™ breakthrough project with Inventia in the promising Indian market. The tasks ahead of us involve selective data migration to the new SAP S/4HANA target system, time slicing the data modules, organizational entities and aligning interfaces. We will ensure that all application functionality is converted to the latest S/4 release and remove the risk of problems caused by master and transaction data that sometimes cannot be converted. The market is convinced that an automated software approach like BLUEFIELD™ is imperative to ensure maximum speed, accuracy and efficiency for complex data migrations in a permanently changing world.”
Inventia Healthcare Ltd is a pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company headquartered in Mumbai, India with over 30 years of operations. Its focus is on development of value added oral solid dosage formulations “OSDF”. Inventia has fully integrated manufacturing support systems at Ambernath which is approved by prominent regulatory authorities. The facility is focused on manufacturing of value added OSD including capsules, tablets, DC Granules and pellets.
With an ever-growing portfolio of niche products, Inventia’s presence has progressively increased to 28 countries globally. The company intends to leverage its existing relationships and our business experience to explore opportunities in the high growth injectables business. Inventia also intends to leverage its capabilities to explore growth opportunities in the nutraceuticals segment by developing and manufacturing branded nutraceutical ingredients as well as finished nutraceutical products in the domestic and international markets. For more information visit www.inventiahealthcare.com
SNP SE helps organizations transform their business models and take advantage of the opportunities arising from digitalization with its own solutions. Its software and services make it easier to implement technical or commercial changes in business applications and allow customers to automate this process.
The unique BLUEFIELDTM approach and the world-leading SNP business transformation platform CrystalBridge® have laid the foundations for the company to set an industry standard for automated data transformation. SNP specializes in automatically analyzing, implementing and tracking changes in IT systems. This approach greatly improves quality while significantly reducing costs, risks and the time required to complete complex transformation projects while observing the highest compliance and security standards.
The SNP Group has around 1,300 employees worldwide. The company is headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, and generated revenue of around EUR 131 million in the 2018 fiscal year. It serves multinational companies in all industries. SNP was established in 1994, went public in 2000, and has been listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since August 2014 (ISIN DE0007203705). Since 2017, the company has been trading as a European company (Societas Europaea/SE).
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