BackOffice Associates Announces Its Participation at SAPPHIRE NOW® and Expands Digital Transformation Practice to Reap Increased Business Value for Users of SAP® Software

Enabling Companies to Extend SAP S/4HANA® as Their Digital Core, Information Governance and Data Stewardship Leader Optimizes Cloud, Mobile and Big Data Technologies across Entire Value Chain

MCLEAN, VA. and ORLANDO, FL. – May 16, 2017 With enterprises widely adopting digital technologies to realize business goals on their journey to SAP S/4HANA®, BackOffice Associates today announced critical new offerings to its Digital Transformation Practice at SAPPHIRE NOW® and ASUG Annual Conference, being held May 16–18 in Orlando, Florida. Following the initial offering of its Readiness Assessment for SAP S/4HANA, BackOffice Digital Transformation Practice’s latest solutions will aid businesses’ transition to SAP S/4HANA as their digital core, enable a consumer-grade user experience and deliver real-time integration guidance to generate data-driven business results. BackOffice Associates, an SAP partner, is showcasing its solutions at SAPPHIRE NOW in booth #714.

“By applying a combination of new technology capabilities to create next-generation business models, digital transformation can revolutionize a business sector or even make small improvements to existing business models to provide a competitive advantage,” said Owen Pettiford, SAP mentor and Senior Vice President of Digital Transformation Practice, BackOffice Associates. “With our deep technical knowledge of SAP software and enterprises’ business processes, leading global institutions already consider us as their long-term trusted partner in helping digital aspirations become business realities.”

BackOffice Associates’ expanded Digital Transformation Practice offers enterprises the following solutions as they embark on their digital transformation journey through the following offerings:

  • SAP® Software Integration Readiness Assessment – Through a series of workshops, the collective BackOffice Associates and SAP team will evaluate and quantify a business’ readiness for SAP software integration and use this as a starting point for the integration roadmap.
  • Real-time Integration Strategy – Provides an overview of the integration landscape, covering recommendations and examples of how to apply the available SAP offerings, e.g., the intelligent business operations bundle, to deliver maximum benefit and value to the business for the long term.
  • SAP Platform Migration Transition to a Digital Core – Provides strategy and critical recommendations to maximize benefits of existing SAP software licenses, generate savings from upgrading and adequately prepare for SAP S/4HANA.
  • User Experience Readiness Assessment and Strategy – Based on a series of workshops conducted by BackOffice Associates experts in SAP architecture, the user experience readiness assessment yields a concise roadmap to bring together aspirations and business capabilities. The output from this baseline assessment forms the starting point of an enterprise’s roadmap for user experience and user interface with SAP tools.

BackOffice Associates’ Digital Transformation Practice helps organizations grow around their digital core by optimizing cloud, mobile and big data technologies across the entire value chain. For more information about BackOffice Associates’ Digital Transformation Practice and overall solutions for systems running SAP software, please visit

SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference are the world’s premier business technology event and largest SAP customer-run conference, offering attendees the opportunity to learn and network with customers, SAP executives, partners and experts across the entire SAP ecosystem.

About BackOffice Associates

BackOffice Associates is a worldwide leader in information governance and data stewardship solutions, focusing on helping customers manage one of their most critical assets – data. Our range of award-winning products, built on a revolutionary platform address the needs of business users seeking to unlock the value of their data assets. Our products and services enable organizations to accelerate growth, gain actionable visibility and reduce risks. Founded in 1996, we have an unparalleled record of success in the most complex data environments across a variety of industries. Customers include many Fortune 1000 companies including Eli Lilly, Kraft and Graybar. BackOffice Associates is a global corporation headquartered in Massachusetts with additional offices in the U.S., Australia, Canada, Dubai, India, Singapore, Switzerland and the U.K. To learn more, please visit

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