Dual Maintenance Automation: The Key to Uninterrupted Innovation

Webinar: Thursday, January 19, 2023 11:30 a.m. Eastern

Leaders are under pressure to deliver innovation at a rapid pace to support the needs of the business. When it comes to delivering change in SAP environments, teams frequently face project bottlenecks and delays. The challenge is keeping the current system and the upgraded system in sync. How do you do this? One approach is to do it manually with developers. While there are benefits to this approach the risk of disruption might outweigh them. Is there a better way?

Learn how smartShift’s automation-enabled dual maintenance solutions allow companies to undertake large-scale SAP modernization projects without impacting the pace of their business-as-usual custom development efforts. Gain insight into why S/4HANA makes the need for dual maintenance even more critical. Hear how smartShift’s ability to automate custom code merging, conflict resolution, and remediation drastically reduces risk and creates unique opportunities to speed time-to-market.

Key Takeaways

  • The degree of change inherent to S/4HANA modernization presents unique challenges for custom code dual maintenance
  • A comprehensive, automation-enabled approach to dual maintenance allows business-as-usual innovation to continue unimpeded, without unnecessary code freezes
  • smartShift’s approach to dual maintenance is fully adaptable to your unique change management needs.
Attend the Dual Maintenance Automation webinar.
Thursday, January 19, 2023 11:30 a.m. Eastern

Key Speakers

Steve Copans


Steve is a Senior Solutions Architect at smartShift. He has 25 years of experience in technology, spanning multiple industries. For the last 5 years, he has developed and implemented solutions for customers using smartShift’s capabilities to automate SAP code transformation and provide end-to-end SAP cloud migration and management.

Kesari Katakam

Dual Maintenance Engineering & Implementation Expert

Kesari is a Creative Technology Leader who likes to build: high-performing teams, robust software, and effective solutions. Experienced IT professional who focuses on innovation and customer success. He heads smartShift’s Global Delivery team, helping several large organizations in their Technology / Cloud Migrations / Modernization.

Scott Loose

Dual Maintenance Presales Expert

Scott is smartShift’s VP of Solutions. He has over 20 years of experience designing and delivering enterprise and cloud solutions. He leads smartShift's Solutioning Team with a relentless focus on optimizing the value of applied Intelligent Automation for our customers.