What Was the Real Story with the Revlon S/4HANA Failure?

Executive Summary Revlon failed at a S/4HANA implementation back in Feb of 2017, and this¬†failure came to light in a quarterly call in March of 2019. We cover this failed S/4HANA case study. Video Introduction: What Was the Real Story with the Revlon S/4HANA Failure? Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) We have…

Brightwork 2019 Update: How Many Live SOH and S/4HANA Customers Are There?

Executive Summary SAP has proposed 3500 go-lives for S/4HANA. What SAP says is usually repeated by those that cover SAP. What is the reality of the S/4HANA go-lives in 2019? Introduction We have been tracking S/4HANA numbers for roughly three years. We covered this of live S/4HANA customers in 2017 in The S/4HANA Implementation Study,¬†and…

What Should Customers Do About S/4HANA Failures?

Executive Summary S/4HANA has sucked massive amounts of resources from SAP customers that implemented it. We will recommend what to do about this now that S/4HANA has failed so dramatically. Video Introduction: What Should Customers Do About S/4HANA Failures? Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) As the S/4HANA failures have piled up, the…

Why Do SAP S/4HANA Customers Have to Sign an NDA?

Executive Summary SAP makes S/4HANA customers sign NDAs. What does this say about the maturity and quality of S/4HANA? Introduction This article is in response to a question we received about the reports of problems with S/4HANA. Our References for This Article If you want to see our references for this article and other related…

Why Did SAP Fake S/4HANA Maturity So Aggressively?

Executive Summary S/4HANA was massively exaggerated in terms of maturity by SAP. The question answered by this article is why SAP did it. Video Introduction: Why Did SAP Fake S/4HANA Maturity So Aggressively? Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) S/4HANA has had many implementation failures and is considered the riskiest of applications that…

Who Was Right About S/4HANA’s Readiness?

Executive Summary SAP, along with many entities, made projections about S/4HANA’s ability to be implemented. Four years into S/4HANA, who was right and who was wrong? Video Introduction: Who Was Right About S/4HANA’s Readiness? Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) This article was published on Feb 8th, 2019. S/4HANA just had its 4th…

The Discrepancy Between SAP and DSAG on S/4HANA’s Growth

Executive Summary DSAG, the German-speaking SAP user group’s survey of S/4HANA adoptions, showed important distinctions from what SAP has been reporting to Wall Street. We analyze this discrepancy. Introduction We have been saying for some time that SAP’s numbers on S/4HANA do not add up. When perusing a survey by DSAG, which is the German-speaking…

Analysis of Mark Chalfen’s Article on S/4HANA Maturity

Executive Summary Bluefin Solutions has been a constant provider of false information on HANA and S/4HANA and many other SAP topics. Introduction This article will review quotes from Mark Chalfen of Bluefin Solutions, one of S/4HANA’s and HANA’s greatest promoters. Our References for This Article If you want to see our references for this article…

The Evidence That The S/4HANA Suite Missed Its Release Deadlines

Executive Summary SAP missed their deadlines, no S/4HANA releases. We provide the evidence for this missed deadline. Video Introduction: The Evidence That The S/4HANA Suite Missed Its Release Deadlines Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) During the review process for the S/4HANA implementation research, the topic was brought up that if SAP did…

How Accurate was SAP and Sven Denecken on S/4HANA 1610?

Executive Summary How accurate is the information communicated on S/4, ranging from real-time consolidation to Fiori to EWN and S/4, to PLM and EWM, data governance? Video Introduction: How Accurate was SAP and Sven Denecken on S/4HANA 1610? Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) We spent time analyzing the SAP document SAP S/4HANA…