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Migrating from SAP AFS to SAP S/4HANA for Fashion and Vertical Business

Fri, May 29, 2020



Transitioning from SAP AFS to S/4HANA Fashion

While SAP S/4HANA for Fashion delivers many benefits, it is important to remember that making the move is a large-scale project which requires an entire system to be moved. Most companies face difficulty during their move because they are unaware of which migration strategy is best for their current IT landscape.

To offer clarity on the topic, in the below latest video, Peter Akbar, Global Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Fashion from SAP talks about the migration approach from Apparel and Footwear Solution (AFS) to S/4HANA for fashion and vertical business



To access the full webinar where Peter Akbar, Global Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Fashion from SAP talks more on all things SAP S/4HANA for fashion and vertical business, including addressing a few questions we've got from customers, click here.

Data Migration from SAP AFS to S/4HANA For Fashion and Vertical Business Using the S/4HANA Migration Cockpit

Fundamental data structure changes between SAP AFS and S/4HANA for Fashion and Vertical Business makes the new platform more robust and vertically integrated. But it also means challenges when it comes to data migration.

To ease the data migration, SAP developed a migration tool, which attune participated in early testing and provided relevant feedback to SAP for further enhancements.

We've been getting a lot of questions regarding the migration process so we got together with SAP to answer the most commonly asked questions of data migration from AFS to S/4HANA Fashion. Some of the questions we've covered are:

  • Are all AFS data objects covered with the Data Migration cockpit?
  • What is the advantage in using the AFS Data Migration cockpit vs the traditional data conversion?
  • What versions of AFS does this work in?
  • Does the tool have reporting capabilities, after data mapping and before upload?
  • Would the AFS Data Migration cockpit work for customized fields carried out on a customer’s landscape?

Learn more on the migration cockpit; including the approaches and different paths available by accessing the webinar below.

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