Kyndryl and SAP collab on ‘Digital Blueprint’ for S/4HANA

Kyndryl offices : SAP partnership

Earlier this year, Kyndryl and SAP entered into an expanded strategic partnership to develop new solutions that help customers with complex digital business transformations.

Utilizing the SAP Business Transformation Center and its vast ERP systems in combination with Kyndryl’s deep expertise in data, application migration and modernization services, the joint venture aims to help customers journey to the cloud efficiently and cost-effectively.

The collaboration includes a digital blueprint capability that enables customers and partners to plan their transition from existing SAP ERP systems to S/4HANA, whether in migration or transformation stages.

The digital blueprint is an application migration accelerator that uses data-driven guidance to provide insights to subject matter experts and IT architects to enable informed choices instead of relying on a standardized process or tool.

SAP plans to continuously expand the SAP Business Transformation Center with Kyndryl with the goal of helping customers to transform their SAP environment by moving to the latest SAP products.

To facilitate and guide customer migrations via the digital blueprint, Kyndryl have established a new center of excellence focused on expanding the expertise of its SAP practitioners.

Michael Bradshaw, chief information officer at Kyndryl, said: “SAP Business Transformation Center has been instrumental to our own internal transformation at Kyndryl.”

“Through this experience and collaboration with SAP, we’ve strengthened our expertise in application and data migration while developing capabilities to deliver enhanced services to our customers.”

Steffi Kuebler, vice president, head of business and data transformation solutions at SAP, said: “Kyndryl’s level of expertise in the data domain as well as a collaboration model based upon mutual trust is remarkable.”

“This makes Kyndryl a powerful partner to SAP, supporting our joint customers‘ business and data transformation.”