The client is an international financial institution that provides low-interest loans and grants to developing countries.

A unique global partnership of 5 institutions, they work on finding sustainable solutions that can help reduce poverty and create shared prosperity in the developing world.

Infosys partnered with the client to carry out an assessment and define the complete roadmap for their S/4HANA implementation.

Key Challenges

  • Need for simplification and modernization of functional and technology landscape
  • Tightly coupled monolithic ecosystem had resulted in the inability to separate custom applications built on SAP
  • Need to reduce heavy customization in the SAP landscape

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The Solution

Roadmap for technical conversion and application de-coupling

Infosys recommended a roadmap for SAP S/4HANA adoption and an approach for custom code de-coupling to bring in the desired agility and efficiencies within the client organization.

Infosys helped client:

  • Build a potential architecture building blocks for a future state ERP ecosystem
  • Provide a view on the system conversion process, its approach with associated risks, mitigations and complexities involved in the transformation journey
  • By conducting an in-depth analysis of the custom code footprint and recommending a future course of action for application modernization

  • Roadmap for a post-modernization financial ERP platform to drive the desired agility and efficiencies
  • Analyze and recommend potential architecture choices to enable the selection of a best-fit ERP platform and simplify the landscape
  • Infosys assessment focused on providing the client a clear view of their technical conversion process, risks, complexities, and approach


Recommendations on the architecture focus areas and finalized building blocks for the future state ERP ecosystem

Analysis of existing coupling patterns and the integration complexities with recommendations on a sustainable business architecture for the future

Decoupling options will enable the stability of the ERP systems and will support future business needs

Recommendations on an approach for brownfield implementation – detailing its impact on the business, a view on SAP S/4HANA simplification and opportunities to transform the business through the adoption journey