You go through an extended selection process, check out reference sites and experience, and select an SAP Partner. You finally get the new Partner integrated smoothly into your business processes and build a strong relationship. And then your Partner announces they have just been acquired—perhaps by a company you rejected on the first round. Now what? In … Continued
As we head towards the end of 2020 not only are global markets contending with the economic impact of the pandemic, but international relationships remain up in the air as the UK and the European Union (EU) continue to negotiate a Brexit trade deal. With the transition period of Britain’s exit from the EU set … Continued
Transition from one SAP Value Added Reseller (VAR) Partner to another, or from a large project into a BAU support state, is sometimes a necessary period of change and can be a worrying time for you and your team. How do you select or change your support partner and keep the time and cost of transition under control, follow a tailored transition plan, and have the right people in place throughout to ensure a successful transition into a steady state?
Moving on from your SAP VAR partner is a big decision. It involves a lot of stakeholders and, when not done correctly, can be messy, uncomfortable, and costly. Add to that the risk that your next partner might not be a better match for you. But sometimes it is the right thing to do. So, how do you know when it is time to change your SAP VAR Support partner?
In the first of my VAR Support blog trilogy I’m going to explore the benefits of having a SAP Value Added Reseller (VAR) Partner.