Accelerated SAP (ASAP) is SAP’s standard implementation methodology. It contains the Roadmap, a step-by-step guide that incorporates experience from many years of implementing R/3.
Accelerated SAP contains a multitude of tools, accelerators and useful information to assist all team members in implementing R/3. Quality checks are incorporated at the end of each phase to easily monitor deliverables and critical success factors
Phase 1 : Project Preparation
During this phase the team goes through initial planning and preparation for SAP project.
The purpose of this phase is to provide initial planning and preparation for your SAP project. Although each SAP project has its own unique objectives, scope, and priorities; the steps in Phase 1 help you to identify and plan the primary focus areas that need to be considered.
Phase 2 : Business Blueprint
The purpose of this phase is to achieve a common understanding of how the company intends to run SAP to support their business. The result is the Business Blueprint, a detailed documentation of the results gathered during requirements workshops.
The purpose of this phase is to create the Business Blueprint, which is detailed documentation of the results gathered during requirements workshops. Furthermore, the Business Blueprint documents the business process requirements of the company. With this, you can better understand how the company intends to run its business within the SAP System
Phase 3 : Realization
The purpose of this phase is to implement all the business process requirements based on the Business Blueprint. The system configuration methodology is provided in two work packages: Baseline (major scope); and Final configuration (remaining scope).
The purpose of this phase is to implement business and process requirements based on the Business Blueprint. The objectives are final implementation in the system, an overall test, and the release of the system for production (live) operation. In addition, the project team receives relevant knowledge.
Phase 4 : Final Preparation
The purpose of this phase is to complete the final preparation (including testing, end user training, system management and cutover activities) to finalize your readiness to go live. The Final Preparation phase also serves to resolve all critical open issues. On successful completion of this phase, you are ready to run your business in your live SAP System.
Phase 5 : Go Live & Support
The purpose of this phase is to move from a project-oriented, pre-production environment to live production operation.