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How Can Switching to a New Digital Landscape Heat Up Government Reporting in the Arctic Circle?

21/06/2022

Managing a complex and aging technology landscape riddled with custom codes and complex interaction rules, the government agency at Akureyrarbær needed to modernize its operations. Wanting access to improved reporting and data insights while readying the agency’s technology landscape for the future, Akureyrarbær chose to transition to a high-performing ERP.

Home to the headquarters of two of Iceland’s largest fishing companies, Akureyrarbær (the municipality of Akureyri) is the second largest urban area outside the capital Reykjavík. With a population of around 19,000 in the town of Akureyri, it has a dynamic higher education sector and is among the largest fishing and fish processing centers in Iceland.

We achieved go-live with minimal disruption to our business. SAP S/4HANA now contributes to more efficient finance processes, helping us do more with less and cope with the growing demand for insightful data and more complex reporting without adding to our staff resources.
We achieved go-live with minimal disruption to our business. SAP S/4HANA now contributes to more efficient finance processes, helping us do more with less and cope with the growing demand for insightful data and more complex reporting without adding to our staff resources.

Kristjana Hreiðarsdóttir, Chief Accountant, Akureyrarbær

Heightening Operational Performance for the Benefit of Citizens Using SAP S/4HANA®

Before: Challenges and Opportunities

Replace aging technology landscape with intelligent infrastructure for ERP
Preserve and optimize integrations with critical third-party systems
Align technology infrastructure with its future-ready digital strategy

Why SAP and Origo hf.

Meets all the criteria and requirements outlined in its competitive tender process
Long-standing investment in SAP® solutions and the move to SAP S/4HANA® considered an essential next step in the agency’s digital strategy
SAP’s commitment to innovation and reputation as a trusted, safe, and stable technology partner for the public sector
Origo’s long-term trusted advisor status and considerable experience and expertise implementing SAP S/4HANA and other SAP solutions

After: Value-Driven Results

Enabled key business and financial transactions and reporting, including online citizen account interactions integrated with its back-end finance system
Improved data quality, supporting timely, more informed decision-making
Decreased IT complexity, adopting a standardized SAP software environment with minimal modifications and built around best practices
Established a future-ready business landscape to support real-time business insights and reporting 
Speed and performance efficiency gains between 50% and 100%
Productivity gains made from a single digital foundation and fewer organizational structures
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