“[The project assessment] gave us the information and recommendations needed to be ready to execute on the separation when the time comes. It also forced the cleanup of existing landscape documentation and provided operational optimization that can help us immediately.” – Client Senior Director of Information Services
Fission utilized our proven carve-out execution strategy to successfully migrate SAP ECC and SAP WM ahead of schedule and with 0 critical system defects
Client is an industry-leading manufacturer of freight rail transportation equipment and services. They have an international footprint and are a publicly listed company with rigid data and security requirements.
Client’s system was carved, staged and migrated during a pandemic lockdown with zero critical go-live defects, under budget and ahead of schedule.
- Parent SAP system was in a highly secured environment with Parent having very strict criteria and data security requirements
- Client operational and technical teams did not have any prior SAP experience
- Go-live date was a rigid milestone with severe TSA implications
- Project kicked off just before the onset of COVID pandemic, which required complete virtual collaboration
- Due to the COVID lockdown, the project was accomplished via 100% remote coordination between all teams
- Leveraged more than 80 key functional team members across 5 sites to conduct comprehensive testing for go-live readiness
- The utilization of external subject matter experts ensured that there were no functional or technical gaps to pose a risk to go-live or post-go-live operations
- Adherence to Fission carve-out strategy and coordination with technical experts and functional experts ensured 2 rounds of testing prepared project teams for go-live and defined cutover plan requirements
- All out-of-scope Parent data was removed from the new system
- Go-live was completed a week earlier than projected and within budget
- There were 0 critical system defects pertaining to functionality and data integrity during and after system go-live