The authors of »Data Migration for SAP«

Frank Finkbohner

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Frank Finkbohner is the SAP product owner for the development of predefined SAP S/4HANA Cloud data migration content for the SAP S/4HANA migration cockpit. He has been working for SAP since 1999, where he spent 13 years in SAP Consulting supporting customers in the development and enhancement of ABAP applications. His main focus was planning and implementing data migrations. In several customer projects, he used the full spectrum of SAP’s data migration tools, methods, and programs, including Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW), batch input, BAPIs, IDocs, and rapid data migration. During his work as a project manager for data transfer projects, he developed a specific method for grouping migration projects into work packages (SEAMAP) and has used this method successfully in customer projects. After his move to SAP development, he was project lead and delivery manager for the rapid data load for SAP Marketing (formerly SAP Hybris Marketing) rapid deployment solution.

Martina Höft

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Martina Höft works in SAP S/4HANA product management in the area of data migration and data transformation, with a focus on the SAP S/4HANA migration cockpit. She has been working for SAP since 2011 and has held various positions in consulting and product management. Previously, Martina worked as a senior consultant on numerous national and international projects for various consulting companies. Here, she focused on SAP Customer Relationship Management (SAP CRM) and sales and distribution with SAP. Martina is a trained office administrator and studied economics.

Michael Roth

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Dr. Michael Roth works in product management at SAP, overseeing the topics of data migration and data extraction for SAP Business ByDesign. He studied mathematics and computer science at the Technical University of Munich from 1983 to 1989 and obtained his doctorate in mathematics there. In 1994, Michael Roth joined SAP, where he has been actively involved in various positions within the service and development departments ever since.

Jonas Kinold

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Jonas Kinold is the head of the SAP Integration Services competency center and is a certified SAP Integration Consultant for the RealCore Group. During his training, he quickly found his focus in the field of SAP integration, where he continues to work today. In 2022, he completed his part-time bachelor's degree in business informatics. Within his field, he leads projects related to SAP Process Integration/SAP Process Orchestration and the SAP Integration Suite.

Wolfgang Kuchelmeister

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Wolfgang Kuchelmeister studied mechanical engineering at Georg-Simon-Ohm University of Applied Sciences in Nürnberg from 1990 to 1996. In 2000, he co-founded Pentos AG in Munich, which is one of the leading SAP HXM consulting companies. Since 2011, he has been working in the field of SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central. Since 2017, he has been responsible for data integration and corresponding data migrations in the SAP SuccessFactors domain.

Lukas Widera

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Lukas Widera has been working at SAP Deutschland SE & Co.KG since 2018 as a technical solution architect in the global presales team for SAP procurement solutions. Prior to that, he was employed at SAP SE from 2010, where he served as a project manager for rapid deployment solutions in the integration domain.
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    Migrating Data with the SAP S/4HANA Migration Cockpit

    Brian Atkinson, Frank Finkbohner

    141 pages

    The SAP S/4HANA migration cockpit has a new look—and new features! In this E-Bite, you’ll learn to navigate the new SAP Fiori-based UI and discover the latest tools to move your data to both on-premise SAP S/4HANA and SAP S/4HANA More about the book



    • Move to SAP S/4HANA with the SAP Fiori-based migration cockpit
    • Migrate data with staging tables and direct transfer
    • Use the migration object modeler, troubleshoot errors, and more
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    Migrating to SAP S/4HANA
    Operating Models, Migration Scenarios, Tools, and Implementation

    Frank Densborn, Frank Finkbohner, Martina Höft, Boris Rubarth, Petra Klöß, Kim Mathäß

    633 pages, hardcover

    It’s time to start your migration to SAP S/4HANA, using this all-in-one resource! Get to know the migration paths, processes, and tools. First, explore on-premise, cloud, and hybrid deployment scenarios. Then, understand the steps involved in new implementations and system More about the book

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    • A guide to SAP S/4HANA migration and implementation projects, on-premise and in the cloud
    • Planning, preparation, implementation: find the information you need for each project phase
    • Detailed instructions for brownfield and greenfield scenarios
    • 3rd edition, updated and revised