“As-Is” process mapping was critical for software engineering but it offers little value to an SAP implementation
If you have made a firm commitment to the business process engineering then the “As-Is” process mapping exercise not only wastes time but it keeps your business stuck in the old ways of doing things and creates a high likelihood of demands for custom development. Correct SAP blueprinting methods will automatically review the “As-Is” processes but only briefly enough to ensure that the future state covers all of the requirements.
(Curated by Dennis Moore. Read the complete article here)