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Vistaprint Uses ActiveControl to Achieve Agile Development in SAP
Vistaprint leveraged SAP automation to facilitate an agile transformation
Embracing automation enabled Vistaprint to adopt agile development within its SAP landscape and move from deploying SAP changes once every three weeks, to daily deployments. Automation also helped accelerate their migration to S/4HANA safely, with less risk of downtime.
“Agile is in our DNA at Vistaprint … [But although] speed is key, safety and security are absolutely critical. ActiveControl has given us the confidence to deploy SAP changes on a daily basis, without any issues.”
Head of ERP | Vistaprint
Vistaprint is an e-commerce company that delivers physical and digital marketing products to small business around the world. It was a pioneer of offering desktop publishing capabilities to customers over the internet when it began in 1995. The company became a pure e-commerce enterprise in 2000 and after a decade of strong growth, knew they needed to become more agile to deliver value to customers faster. They began a complete agile transformation of their IT systems in 2013 which including bringing agile development into SAP.
The Solution: ActiveControl
Vistaprint chose ActiveControl because they were focused on two main business outcomes: reducing time to market and accelerating delivery of value to customers. With automation in place, the company was able to bring SAP development in line with the rest of the IT organization, adopting an agile approach that enables daily deployments. They now have the confidence to deliver high quality change more frequently to meet the needs of the business.
More Production Deployments
Moved from deploying every 3 weeks to once per day
Analyzers detect issues earlier for safer deployments
QA Deployment cycle
Faster development with rapid QA deployment cycles
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