SAP Business Analysts ensure that a company is operating efficiently. By collecting data, they can derive how a business can increase production and thereby increase its productivity.
During go live he /she assists the technical staff by testing the behavior of the system.
After go live the SAP Business Analysts guarantees that the procedures remain usable and consistent in real live situation and proposes enhancements.
The main duty of a consultant is to transfer external know-how to the client. It is not manpower that counts but intelligence, understanding of processes, a feeling for defects and general a common sense.