S/4HANA Readiness Checks – Part 5 Custom Code Management
Every company has its own individual business processes, which cannot always be completely covered by the standard software delivered by SAP. In order to meet the individual requirements of companies, the standard software can be adapted by internal customizing. If these customizing measures are not sufficient, the SAP standard has to be enhanced with custom code.
Occasionally custom code is not needed anymore but not removed. This can cause problems because custom code has to be adjusted for HANA migration although it may be neither needed nor compatible, this is especially true for outdated custom code. This problem can be proactively circumvented by using Custom-Code-Management which identifies custom code objects and deactivates them when needed. This process is integrated in the Solution Manager 7.2. The Solution Manager analyses how often custom code objects are used and should they not be used regularly or at all during the analysed time frame they can be monitored separately . If during this monitoring phase the objects are shown to be redundant they can be retired without deleting them immediately.
Should Custom-Code-Management be implemented before a planned S/4 HANA Migration and maintained consistently, the system landscape remains orderly (“Green City Model”) and effort needed during a migration is greatly reduced since the corresponding custom code objects do not have to be checked individually. Please also refer to our portfolio SAP Solution Manager – Custom Code Management.
SAP S/4 HANA enables you to conduct out your business in real time and thus increase productivity of your company and and remain competitive in times of digital transformation. This blog series aims to give a brief overview of SAP native tools that assist your S/4 HANA transformation. Our experts from Contiba have dealt with this topic in depth and will be glad to advise and support you on how you can efficiently carry out the migration to S/4HANA in your company and in monitoring and optimizing your IT processes with the SAP Solution Manager.