Key Risk Management Practices for SAP S/4HANA Implementations

Essential Risk Management Techniques for Seamless SAP S4HANA Deployment

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, risk management is more crucial than ever, especially for SAP S/4HANA projects. SAP Risk and Assurance Management plays a pivotal role in safeguarding financial and non-financial data, policies, and processes within SAP S/4HANA deployments.

This blog delves into the essentials of risk management for SAP S/4HANA projects, highlighting key benefits, features, and best practices to ensure project success.

Benefits of SAP Risk and Assurance Management

Lowering the Cost of Control and Risk

By leveraging automation and eliminating the need for extensive infrastructure, SAP Risk and Assurance Management reduces errors, enables direct assessment of risk impact, and accelerates operational outcomes. This results in significant cost savings and enhanced efficiency.

Improving Risk and Compliance Efficiency

Integrating with SAP Signavio Process Manager, SAP Risk and Assurance Management shifts risk and compliance efforts from reactive to proactive. This deep automation and integrated risk assessment ensure that businesses are always ahead of potential issues.

Managing Achievement of Objectives

SAP Risk and Assurance Management allows organizations to define and link controls to processes, regulations, risks, and organizational structures. This holistic approach addresses deviations and vulnerabilities, ensuring alignment with business objectives and improving overall governance.

Key Features of SAP Risk and Assurance Management

Centralized Control and Risk Definition

Manage all controls documentation and risks in a single, centralized location. Benefit from control automation that covers the entire data scope, not just samples. This centralization supports issue remediation with workflows to assess the impact of changes on business objectives.

Configurable, Automated Procedures

Schedule automated procedures that respect holiday calendars, fiscal periods, and low-use times. Business users, rather than IT, can configure these procedures to run against multiple target systems or business cases, ensuring flexibility and efficiency.

Integration with Third-party Applications

Seamlessly integrate third-party applications with SAP systems using SAP BTP’s integration services. This ensures smooth data flow and interoperability, enhancing operational efficiency and data accuracy across the board.

Technical Information and Resources

SAP Risk and Assurance Management is cloud-deployed and available as software as a service (SaaS), accessible from any web browser.

Here are some key technical aspects to consider:

Installation and Setup

Follow comprehensive setup instructions to start running your SAP software quickly and confidently.


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Learn how to integrate SAP products with your existing IT landscape, ensuring seamless operation and enhanced functionality.

Getting Started

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Risk management is a critical component of any successful SAP S/4HANA project. With SAP Risk and Assurance Management, organizations can automate controls, document risks, and ensure compliance, all within a robust framework designed for today’s dynamic business environment.

Ready to harness the power of SAP Risk and Assurance Management for your SAP S/4HANA project? Contact SELECCIÓN Consulting today and let our SAP experts guide you towards informed decision-making and operational excellence.


Ready to harness the power of SAP Risk and Assurance Management for your SAP S/4HANA project?