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SAP Quality Awards 2023: And the Winners Are…

SAP NEWSBYTE April 28, 2023 – SAP in Switzerland yesterday announced the winners of the SAP Quality Awards 2023, honoring the most successful implementations of SAP applications in three categories: Business Transformation, Cloud Transformation, and Sustainability.

The grand winners of this year’s SAP Quality Awards are:

Projects with measurable added value

SAP Switzerland has been presenting annual awards to customers for excellence in implementation projects since 2008. Successful SAP implementations demonstrate both outstanding project planning and a focus on rapid, cost-effective deployment close to the SAP standard.

A panel of judges assesses projects that have been nominated for an award based on how they address ten quality principles. These are the principles SAP recommends customers to follow for better outcomes when implementing its standard software. Their purpose is to generate measurable added value and meet today’s demand for short implementation cycles and rapid time to value. As well as recognizing SAP customers who have achieved outstanding implementation results, the SAP Quality Awards also help create a community of thought leaders to strengthen collaboration with customers and partners.


Awards for 13 projects in three categories

To select this year’s award-winners, the SAP Quality Management team in Switzerland once again evaluated a large number of successful SAP projects. Awards were presented in three categories, including – for the first time – Sustainability.

The judging panel selected one grand winner – plus one or more runners-up – in each category. In total, SAP Switzerland honored 13 projects delivered by companies operating in Switzerland whose achievements best met the award criteria.


Award-winners in the Business Transformation category

The grand winner in this category is the Kantonsspital St. Gallen, the main hospital for the Swiss canton of St. Gallen. Its SAP S/4HANA business transformation project – one of the largest of its kind ever undertaken in Switzerland – aimed to consolidate the IT systems at five separate hospitals in a single environment. Harmonizing and standardizing processes and master data was a key element of the project. The judges were impressed by the implementation team’s approach to managing the complex technical and organizational dependencies involved, and to ensuring that the hospital’s availability requirements for acute care were met. Swisscom was the implementation partner for this major project.

Awards for outstanding SAP S/4HANA on-premise implementations also went to:


Award-winners in the Cloud Transformation category

Kistler Instrumente, a pioneer and global market leader in measurement technology, is the grand winner in this category. The company’s cloud transformation project involved implementing SAP Commerce Cloud, SAP Business Technology Platform, and SAP Configuration & Pricing Services (SAP CPS). Now that it has the latest technical platforms in place, Kistler can reimagine its digital customer journey. The judges were particularly impressed by the company’s change management approach and by the measurable business improvements it achieved within months of going live. Sybit was the implementation partner for this project.

Other award-winners in this category are:


Award-winners in the Sustainability category

The grand winner in this category is Clariant International. One of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies, Clariant executed a project to automatically calculate, simulate, and predict a product’s carbon footprint. This means that it can now identify potential for improving its footprint, forecast future emissions and – based on these forecasts – calculate its carbon reduction obligations. The judging panel was impressed by the high level of sustainability innovation achieved in this project and by its value as an aspirational model for other companies. NDC Group was Clariant’s consulting partner.

A Sustainability award also went to:


Image: SAP Quality Awards 2023: the winners from Switzerland


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