At TechEd 2016 I presented the session
This is an important use case for SAP Cloud Platform (notice the new name 🙂 ) as SAP S/4HANA sits at the center of mission critical business processes line financials, logistics and planning. I explored various ways to extend the functionality of SAP S/4HANA in the session. I can summarize all the use cases in the following picture
Note there are two types of scenarios – in-app (I1, I2 etc) where you extend the functionality from S/4HANA itself by using tools like key user extensibility and side by side extensibility (S1,S2..S6) that happens in SAP Cloud Platform.
If you are starting to explore this topic you can start by watching my session at
Or for a deeper dive you should check the OpenSAP course on the same topic which is a 6 week self-paced course and provides excellent education on all aspects of SAP S/4HANA extensions using SAP Cloud Platform.