Intelligent ERP: Summary of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1811 Release
As planned, SAP has released SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1811 on November 5, 2018. We consistently delivered on the intelligent enterprise roadmap and, of course, the last great release this year was no exception. But this of course we achieved without neglecting our core ERP functionalities: What we are especially proud of is our new functionality for warehouse management and transportation which marks a real milestone for SAP S/4HANA Cloud.
This blog provides the latest and greatest 1811 highlights of our intelligent, next-generation cloud ERP solution. To get up to speed quickly, you can check out my video below for an overview of the smart innovations that power the customer journey to the intelligent enterprise suite. In addition, you can read my blog with the release update for SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1811.
Are you interested in learning more about intelligent cloud ERP and how some concrete intelligent business scenarios can improve your business? In his blog and his video, Yannick Peterschmitt presents new use cases which leverage our digital assistant, machine learning, and predictive capabilities.
Do you want to learn more about the key Finance innovations within SAP S/4HANA 1811? Ulrich Hauke shares insights into valuable innovations, such as the automatic calculation and posting of purchase order accruals, our new SAP Fiori app ‘Interest Rate Overview’, and much more. Check out his blog and his video below.
Do you want to learn more about our innovations for Manufacturing and Supply Chain? In his blog and his video, Gerhard Welker illustrates our top innovations within SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1811: the new warehouse management functionality as well as transportation in SAP S/4HANA Cloud.
Do you want to know what new functionality SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1811 offers when it comes to Sourcing and Procurement? In her video and her blog, Katharina Hellmich highlights our new machine learning functionality for supplier delivery prediction, the integration of SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Central Procurement with guided buying in SAP Ariba and much more.
Watch the video and read the blog from Katharina Stopf if you want to learn more about the 1811 innovations for the Professional Services industry such as the new work item structuring, mass release of billing proposals, OData service for cost rates, down payment, and intelligent suitable resource search.
Interested to know what new functionality SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1811 offers when it comes to Enterprise Portfolio and Project Management? In her video and her blog, Corina Kinzel highlights important innovations such as the extended project maintenance options in the ‘Project Control’ and ‘Project Brief’ apps, the extended control of project budget consumption, plus a new OData API to read work packages for enterprise projects.
Watch the video from Hima Paluri and read the blog from Srivatsan Santhanam if you want to learn more about the 1811 innovations for two-tier ERP deployment such as the B2B scenario for accelerated sales returns in two-tier for Sales and Distribution and finance mater data replication.
Do you want to know what new functionality SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1811 offers when it comes to Analytics? In his video and his blog, Hardeep Tulsi highlights the top 3 business-driven innovations to analyze your data using analytics capabilities: SAP Workforce Planning & Analysis for SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Real Time Financial Planning & Analysis Analytics Cloud content with SAP S/4HANA Cloud, and Professional Services Analytics Cloud Content with SAP S/4HANA Cloud.
Read the blog from Christina Galbreath if you would like to learn more about the 1811 innovations for SAP Activate such as feature updates for SAP Best Practices Explorer, highlights of the SAP Activate methodology updates, and much more.
Are you interested to know what is new for Asset Management in SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1811? In his blog, Gerhard Welker illustrates our new SAP Fiori app ‘Actual Costs Analysis’ for maintenance operations as well as quick views for maintenance planners and maintenance technicians.
For more information on SAP S/4HANA Cloud, check out the following links:
- SAP S/4HANA Cloud release info: http://www.sap.com/s4-cloudrelease
- My 1811 product update here
- My 1811 blog on SAP Newshere
- Best practices for SAP S/4HANA Cloud here
- SAP S/4HANA Cloud User Community: register here
- Feature Scope Description here
- What’s New here
- Help Portal Product Page here
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