News archive

Please read the following selection which West Trax news have been published.

News from the year 2017

2017-11-27 10:47am

Datavard and West Trax start collaboration to support SAP migration projects

Software and consulting company Datavard and SAP system analyst West Trax, have joined forces. Their joint expertise in SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA, SAP BW/4 HANA and SAP ITOA supports SAP customers in preparing for and implementing migration projects.

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2017-08-17 01:38pm

Best Business Systems Consultant 2017

West Trax is an international independent analyst specializing in the objective analysis of the SAP® system usage and the associated levels of value creation. We profile this dynamic firm to find out more.

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2017-07-06 02:31pm

Enterprise Governance and SAP Systems

As SAP customers face up to the challenges of migrating to new technologies, such as S/4HANA and the cloud, there is much discussion about shortcomings in Enterprise Governance of SAP system investments. The focus is on expanding the scope of the governance from ...

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2017-06-21 04:55pm

Boehringer Ingelheim: Towards SAP standard with automated system analyses

The pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim regularly reviews its SAP systems to determine necessary "housekeeping" activities and to ensure the ability to migrate. The assessments are carried out with automated maturity measurements of the SAP system landscape ...

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2017-04-26 03:37pm

Expert interviews with Markus Schümmelfeder

What is the motivation for companies to switch to HANA and S/4 HANA?
Markus Schümmelfeder: "With the announcement to end mainstream maintenance for SAP Business Suite in 2025, there has been the need ...

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2017-04-03 11:28am

West Trax Quality Award Winner Boehringer Ingelheim exceeds its own industry best.

Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, had already tested its SAP systems with the analyst West Trax in 2015 and 2016, in order to ensure the future-proof and efficient migration capability to SAP S/4HANA. Following the consistent ...

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2017-03-20 02:07pm

West Trax Maturity Assessment for SAP systems receives the Initiative Mittelstand innovation award, "BEST OF 2017"

For the third year in a row, the Initiative Mittelstand has awarded the "BEST OF" seal of approval in the area of ERP to analyst West Trax. Not least because of the scalability of the West Trax analysis, which can be used by organisations of all sizes, from mid-size to large ...

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2017-03-17 05:13pm

Part 2 - On Your Roadmap to SAP S/4HANA: There Are Opportunities Too Big To Miss!

In Part 1 of this series of articles we highlighted the importance of not missing out on the valuable opportunities along the journey to S/4HANA that should not be missed. In Part 2 we will focus on the benefits of re-standardizing and minimizing custom code to ensure that ...

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2017-03-14 12:38pm

SAP HANA® and S/4HANA® User Survey 2017

In conjunction with the team of Professors Andreas Pasckert and Peter Gordon Rötzel, independent analyst West Trax is to conduct an SAP user survey on the subject of HANA® and S/4HANA®. Issues to be addressed concern the conditions under which an organisation ..

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2017-03-05 11:03am

Expert interview with Prof. Dr. Andreas Pasckert of the University of Aschaffenburg and Prof. Dr. Peter Gordon Rötzel

In your experience what is the motivation for companies to move to HANA and S/4 HANA?
Prof. Dr. Andreas Pasckert: „In particular, a transition to HANA offers options for modernization and performance improvements through ...

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2017-02-22 09:43am

SAP S/4HANA – Greenfield or Brownfield?

There are SAP landscapes that have evolved with a high degree of standardization that are suited to “Brownfield approaches” and there are heavily customized systems where a “Greenfield approach” may be justified. But what if you only guess that your system ...

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