Best Practices for a Successful Upgrade Project

Best Practices for a Successful Upgrade Project

Upgrades help business to maintain its competitive edge in the market-space with well-tuned, up-to-date business applications and supporting infrastructure.

Yet, upgrades pose their own set of challenges. If best practices are not adopted in execution of important processes and functions of upgrade lifecycle, it can lead to budget slippages, missed timelines, unprepared end-users and other set backs.

This white paper lists down all the best practices that should be followed in each and every important processes and functions of an upgrade lifecycle. It also examines how the risks associated with an upgrade project could be minimized with the adoption of best practices. At the end it summarizes how maximum reliability could be achieved in upgrade projects


Vijay Deep HCL Technologies Vijay Deep is responsible for management of SAP Upgrade Competency Center at HCL. He is a certified SAP Logistics consultant with over 10 years of experience in consulting and project management of SAP implementation, upgrade and maintenance projects in various industry verticals. He has been responsible for development and dissemination of world class project accelerators and best practices for the benefit of upgrade projects and is a speaker in leading events such as Sapphire.
B. S. Bhalla HCL Technologies
HCL Software
10 Jul 2008
16 May 2008
14 Page(s)
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