SAP S/4 HANA has been launched since February, and the new version of SAP Simple Finance is generally available since end of March. In conversations with customer I hear many questions around both products from business value to availability with solution xyz.
Find here my short list of essential information to learn about both solutions – at your desk, or at SAPPHIRE.
SAP Simple Finance
Not the most exciting read, but reliable information – these are the essential SAP Simple Finance 2.0 release notes. The second note confirms: SAP Simple Finance 2.0 is available for IS-MP.
- SAP Note 2119188 Release scope including industry solution status
- SAP Note 2151074 Release information for software component ECC-DIMP and IS-MP with SAP Simple Finance add-on 2.0
- SAP Note 2103558 Availability of SAP add-ons
- SAP Note 2100133 Availability of partner add-ons
If you prefer to experience SAP Simple Finance step by step, I would recommend the SAP Simple Finance powered by SAP HANA Journey Map with 5 steps to learn more – starting with the value map, plus the option to get a customized report based on your situation, and a 30 day test trial in the cloud.
The SAP Simple Finance space in SCN is the ultimate landing page to learn even more around SAP Simple Finance.
SAP S/4 HANA
The best place to learn from peers already using the solution is of course SAPPHIRE. There are plenty of great sessions. I would like to highlight just 2 – simple, right?
Define your road to SAP S/4 HANA by Wieland Schreiner, EVP SAP Business Suite for SAP HANA
Discover the existing and coming innovations of our next-generation business suite. Understand the road map for the editions offered for SAP S/4HANA. Learn what is available and planned for lines of business and industries.
Re-imagine your business with SAP S/4 HANA by Marius Reck, IT Manager Chicago Faucets – a Geberit Company
Understand why companies across industries are moving to our next-generation business suite. Hear the full story firsthand from a Mill Products customer that shares their experience with SAP S/4HANA.
(Make sure to also check Jennifer Scholze’s best Mill Products sessions.)
The SAP S/4 HANA FAQs
A great and concise source of information is the FAQ document on SAP S/4 HANA. Best start to read from the fundamentals;
SAP S/4HANA Frequently Asked Questions – Part 1 – the fundamentals
openSAP online course
Learn at your own pace and entirely free with “The SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA in a nutshell”. The course is a nice mix of high level information, explains the key concepts of the solution, gives you a quite detailed look into SAP Simple Finance. Unit 6 is specifically helpful for IT audiences – explaining the data model simplification, the impact to custom code and technical details of migration to the new solution.
“When can I get today’s financial report?”
Finally, if you prefer to experience SAP S/4 HANA in a lighter mode, take a look at the video SAP S/4 HANA: a reimagined suite for reimagined business.