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A comprehensive ERP strategy for application modernization

Legacy modernization for an iconic American retail chain giant

Our client is an iconic American retail chain with over 500 outlets across the country. The client runs a retail chain that offers garments, accessories, etc., through its departmental stores. As a result of the company's long and rich history in the community and with customers, the client has earned loyalty and trust and is thus well-positioned to expand in the years ahead.

The Challenge

The customer sought to upgrade the present method to improve and supplement the company's operations. Since the client's current applications were operating on legacy AS 400, the modernization process was challenging. Other difficulties encountered by the customer include:

  • Legacy system modernization
  • Purchase Order Maintenance application
  • Process flow improvement 
  • New ERP launch strategy- for wholesale business
  • Mapping process and business requirements
The Solution

Virtusa was instrumental in steering the client during the modernization process by addressing its challenges with an appropriate blend of procedures, technology, and strategies. The client compliments Virtusa's proficiency in legacy modernization and consulting, which is evidence of the positive impact of the dynamic qualities of this engagement.

  • Documentation of business process flows and created happy paths as part of building strategy for ERP implementation
  • Business analysis in identifying gaps and documenting the business process
  • Worked with the data team to help transfer existing data to improve efficiency 
  • Work alongside the project manager to adapt tasks into meaningful stories that the teams can deliver
  • Creating scenarios for users which can be translated into test cases
  • Working with businesses to adopt new solutions and create a UAT plan
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The Benefit

Virtusa's engagement functioned as a tool that integrated all systems to provide the business with a robust, dependable, and modern system. The client realized the following benefits that enabled the business to operate in a cost-effective and secure environment. 

Efficient stakeholder management

High productivity

Adaptation of new solutions

Creating UAT plans

User-friendly and effortless navigation

Training teams

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Delivering resilient retail experiences with new-age technologies and applied innovation.

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