The project for the implementation of the cloud solution SAP Innovations Management transferred the enterprise to an automated system for filing applications for employees and increasing the efficiency of business processes.
“Automation of the system for submitting proposals on the SAP Innovation Management platform made the process as transparent as possible and allowed online management of all stages of the life cycle of initiatives: from submission and approval to implementation and achievement of the declared effect. As a result, we have halved the time for processing and implementing proposals. In addition, we increased the involvement of employees of enterprises in the process of continuous improvement, received an increase in both the number of proposals and the economic effect, which last year amounted to about $10 million,” said Kyrylo Makarov, director for continuous improvement.
SAP Ariba Soucing is an online purchasing platform that conducts tenders and auctions, compares suppliers and optimizes costs.
“Ensuring the continuity of production and business processes is directly related to the efficiency of procurement activities and the smooth operation of the company's supply chains. The move to the online digital procurement platform SAP Ariba has brought the function to a new level of operational efficiency. We have standardized the Group's procurement process, made it transparent and convenient for employees and partners. We also optimized the procurement budget by 10%, which makes up millions of dollars across our company,” commented Olexii Gromakov, logistics and procurement director of Metinvest Group.
Since 2020, Metinvest has been a certified Advanced partner of the SAP technology vendor.
“Metinvest Group, with the support of IT partner Metinvest Digital, has accumulated exceptional experience in implementing and using a wide range of innovative IT solutions, including SAP cloud applications. The company is one of the most innovative in Ukraine and is not the first time receiving international recognition for the rapid and successful implementation of cloud solutions from SAP SuccessFactors, SAP HEC, SAP Innovation Management and SAP Ariba. Having become a SAP service partner in 2020, Metinvest Digital is constantly improving its technological and product expertise, expanding its portfolio of solutions and presence in various industries,” Maxym Matiash, director of SAP Ukraine.