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QA Consultants saves Toronto Hydro up to $85 Million with SAP integration

QA Consultants recently completed the largest SAP footprint implementation in Canada.  The project utilized a “big bang” implementation approach which was high risk, especially from a quality perspective.  The launch was very successful and a huge win and accomplishment for Toronto Hydro, Robert Wong, and the Toronto Hydro SAP teams.  This implementation and the QA and testing program was a standard example of how it should be done for any/all SAP Implementations. QAC’s engagement was delivered on time and $1,200 under budget.

 

The core project for QA Consultants went from August 2017 to October 2018.

17 resources were used across the following roles:

  1. SAP QA Manager
  2. Test Coordinators
  3. SAP QA Workstream Leads (FICO/BPC, WORK, HCW/HR/SuccessFactors, Reporting/BI, MM/IM, MRS/SD, SCM, PM)
  4. SAP QA Specialists
  5. SAP Test Data Coordinator
  6. HP ALM Configuration & Administration Specialist
  7. Source-to-pay Business Analysts
  8. Defect Manager & Coordinator / HP ALM Reporting
  9. TestFactory IT Support
  10. Performance Test Architect
  11. Performance Test Specialists
  12. Performance Testing Engagement & Delivery Manager
  13. Engagement & Delivery Manager

Project benefits:

  • Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Testing on behalf of Toronto Hydro
  • Testing of the SAP implementation performed by a big 5 consulting firm systems integrator
  • Ensuring SAP was implemented as per the requirements of Toronto Hydro
  • QA Consultants caught any/all defects in the implementation
  • QA Consultants coordinated all testing efforts
  • Toronto Hydro and the System Integrator to ensure successful QA and testing delivery and completion
  • Ensure all test processes and artefacts were delivered in accordance with requirements from audit
  • Test the performance of the system worked as per the requirement

All in all, this project benefitted the citizens of Toronto and all those who use Toronto Hydro’s services.  Struggling with SAP integration? Let’s connect.