DE-VAU-GE

DE-VAU-GE Gesundkostwerk Deutschland GmbH

smartShift delivers SAP S/4HANA transformation within an incredibly tight deadline for DE-VAU-GE Gesundkostwerk Deutschland GmbH.

About the Company

Since founded in 1899, DE-VAU-GE has been producing delicious and varied food. Today they are one of the largest manufacturers of crispy breakfast cereals, delicious muesli and a diverse range of bars in Europe. In particular, they are a partner to the European food trade for exclusive brands (private labels).

 

Challenges

  • Transforming the existing ECC System to S/4HANA with minimal business disruption.
  • Executing, as DE-VAU-GE called it “lean conversion” approach to S/4HANA, with focus on speed, minimal risk and minimal business disruption, followed by a planned “optimization phase” after the project.
  • Keeping the project overhead as small as possible to allow the DE-VAU-GE IT-Team to focus on tasks where internal Know-How is crucial.

 

Solution

Company contracted smartShift to:

  • Provide comprehensive analyses of its ECC systems.
  • Use automation to assure compliance of all custom objects with new S/4HANA standards and optimize legacy code to work stable, secure and performant in S/4HANA.
  • Free DE-VAU-GE internal IT team from custom code remediation tasks.
  • Delivering digital transformation within incredibly tight deadline.

 

Results

  • Ambitious S/4HANA transformation delivered on time, in quality and on budget.
  • smartShift provided a ready to use outcome with high quality results that can be directly consumed by the departments in their test.
  • A grand total of 24.756 custom code objects of various types in scope.
  • Custom Code Transformation of the Development system done within 3.5 weeks (17 working days).
  • Minimal customer involvement.
  • 0 Errors reported post go-live disruption
Our S/4HANA implementation was a big success and people across the business were astonished with the amount we achieved in such a short timeframe. smartShift provided exceptional results with minimal internal efforts for us – utilizing them is a strong recommendation and “no-brainer” for all complex S/4HANA transformation programs!”
Hartmut Schroeder  – Head of IT, DE-VAU-GE Gesundkostwerk Deutschland GmbH 
DE-VAU-GE Gesundkostwerk Deutschland GmbH

Company Name:
DE-VAU-GE Gesundkostwerk Deutschland GmbH

Company Industry:
Food, Nutrition

Company Size:
Revenue 320Mio EUR (2023)

smartShift Solutions applied: 

  • Code Analysis & Transformation for S/4HANA
  • Code Decommissioning
  • Code Security
  • Code Stability & Resilience 
  • SAP Dual Maintenance

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smartShift Honored with RTX Premier Award for Excellence in Technology & Innovation

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BOSTONMay 21, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — smartShift, a company that provides SAP customers with automation for migrating and optimizing custom code, is thrilled to announce its recognition as a 2023 RTX Premier Award recipient, an honor conferred by Collins Aerospace, an RTX business.

The prestigious award is part of the RTX Performance + Program, which recognizes suppliers for outstanding performance and exceptional value across four key categories: Cost Competitiveness, Technology & Innovation, Business Management, Customer Service, and Collaboration.

smartShift has been distinguished for its substantial contributions in Technology & Innovation. This recognition highlights smartShift’s dedication to delivering AI-powered solutions that enhance SAP systems, ensuring they are secure, stable, and efficient for RTX operations.

“We are honored to receive the RTX Premier Award, this reflects our commitment to innovation and excellence. Our Intelligent Automation platform enables us to continuously deliver superior quality work to our customers and alleviates the typical challenges associated with manual, labor-intensive SAP transformation programs,” said Derek Oats, CEO of smartShift. “We are proud to set a new standard for operational efficiency and business agility in the global market.”

For further information about smartShift and its innovative solutions, please visit www.smartshift.com.

About smartShift:
smartShift is a global leader in SAP custom code migration and optimization, leveraging AI-powered solutions to deliver secure, stable, and optimized code within weeks. Trusted by the world’s largest SAP customers, smartShift has a proven track record of modernizing over 3,300 SAP systems and converting more than 3.5 billion lines of code.

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SNP Group and smartShift announce global strategic partnership to drive digital transformation and RISE with SAP

SNP and smartShift strategic partnership

Heidelberg, Germany I Boston, Massachusetts, May 15, 2024 – The SNP Group, a leading global provider of software for digital transformation, automated data migration and data management in the SAP environment, and smartShift, a leading provider of AI-powered automation solutions to extract, analyze, transform, and secure SAP custom code, are pleased to announce their global strategic partnership aimed at accelerating digital transformation for businesses worldwide. By combining SNP’s powerful data transformation platform CrystalBridge® with smartShift’s Intelligent Automation Platform®, the two companies will provide integrated solutions that accelerate, streamline, optimize and de-risk SAP transformations, migrations, and modernizations. Both companies have nearly four decades of combined research and development embedded in their solutions for the sole purpose of future-proofing and maximizing the value of SAP investments.

“We are thrilled to partner with smartShift to offer our customers a comprehensive approach to SAP transformation,” says Lutz Lambrecht, Global VP of Partner Management at the SNP Group. “Clients such as Diageo, Heidelberg Materials, and Loh Group have already experienced the ‘1 + 1 = 3’ value proposition we offer. Formalizing the partnership means that we can accelerate our joint development of innovative solutions for the global SAP market.”

The shared outcomes of de-risking, automating, simplifying, and accelerating SAP transformation programs are enhanced by the unique market-leading solutions that each partner provides. From smartShift’s unique refactoring and dual-maintenance capabilities to the SNP Group’s unrivaled carve-outs and BLUEFIELD™ selective data migration approach, customers will experience a modern, digital approach to SAP transformation.

“This partnership reflects the demands of the SAP marketplace today: guaranteed outcomes and no pricing surprises,” says Vyom Gupta, President & COO of smartShift. “Our combined deep analysis and transformation capabilities are only the beginning of the exponential value we bring to customers who understand and appreciate the benefits of automation over costly, risky manual approaches.”

The partnership between the SNP Group and smartShift represents a significant step forward in helping clients establish their clean core in S/4HANA and RISE with SAP . By addressing data and code quality simultaneously, companies will realize greater business value faster. The first joint solution – a deep system meta-analysis tool offering unique insights into the state of data and customizations, along with strategies for risk mitigation and optimization – will be unveiled at the upcoming Sapphire event.

 

About SNP
SNP (ticker: SHF.DE) helps companies worldwide to unlock the full potential of their data and shape their own tailored journey towards a digital future. SNP’s Data Excellence Platform CrystalBridge and the BLUEFIELD approach have set a comprehensive industry standard for restructuring and modernizing SAP systems faster and more securely while harnessing data-driven innovations in the cloud.
The company works with more than 3,000 customers of all sizes and in all industries worldwide, including 20 of the DAX 40 and 103 of the Fortune 500. The SNP Group has more than 1,400 employees worldwide at over 35 locations in 15 countries. The company is headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany, and generated revenues of EUR 203,4 million in the 2023 fiscal year.

About smartShift
smartShift is a global leader in SAP custom code migration and optimization, offering AI-powered solutions that deliver secure, stable and optimized code in a matter of weeks. With a track record of modernizing over 3,300 SAP systems and converting more than 3 billion lines of code, smartShift is trusted by many of the world’s largest SAP customers.

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