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Help for Starting Your Data Migration Journey to SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Introduction

For a couple of weeks now, the SAP Help Portal for SAP S/4HANA Cloud contains a new landing page in the Data Migration section. To be more precise, you can find a new image map that’ll help you explore the topic of data migration to SAP S/4HANA Cloud in one-stop. You’ll find all the information you need to get you started. You can read up on the latest news and find lots of training materials and overview documents. And, of course, you’ll find extensive documentation about all data migration topics there. This is a very convenient way of finding most of the relevant details for your data migration journey to SAP S/4HANA Cloud since you now can start your search from SAP Help Portal.

Exploring the Data Migration Landing Page

To access the SAP S/4HANA Cloud data migration section on SAP Help Portal, you can either use the SEO-optimized short link (https://help.sap.com/S4_CE_DM) or navigate to the data migration landing page via SAP Help Portal for SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Once you open the data migration section, the new landing page welcomes you with the image map on the left-hand side. The image map contains these 8 topics: Product Assistance, SAP Best Practices, Object-Related Information, Training and Education, Getting Started, News, Further Information and Cloud Customer Community.

Product Assistance

The Product Assistance topic highlights the latest product assistance for the SAP S/4HANA Migration Cockpit and the Data Migration Status app and contains links to the respective product assistance details. To navigate to the Product Assistance, just click the Product Assistance tile in the image map.

SAP Best Practices

SAP Best Practices refers to the best practices for migration to SAP S/4HANA Cloud. It contains links to the scope items BH5 (Data Migration to SAP S/4HANA from File) and 2Q2 (Data Migration to SAP S/4HANA from Staging) in the SAP Best Practices Explorer.

Object-Related Information

Object-Related Information summarizes the relevant details you need to know about migration objects, including the release comparison of migration object templates, data migration template samples, as well as guiding documents for the migration of fixed assets (including balances and transactions) and historical balances.

Training and Education

Training and Education contains a link to the openSAP course Data Migration to SAP S/4HANA (both on-premise and in the cloud).

Getting Started

In Getting Started you will find a presentation and a short intro video about the SAP S/4HANA Migration Cockpit, the SAP Technical Brief explaining why the SAP S/4HANA Migration Cockpit is the best way to migrate your legacy data to SAP S/4HANA and SAP S/4HANA Cloud, as well as the YouTube series by the SAP HANA Academy for the SAP S/4HANA Migration Cockpit.

News

In the News, you’ll find links to the SAP S/4HANA Migration Cockpit – Development Newsletter and the SAP S/4HANA Data Migration Content Development Newsletter. You’ll get all the news directly from the SAP S/4HANA Migration Cockpit’s development team, as well as find details about data migration content in the context of SAP S/4HANA Migration Cockpit.

Further Information

Under Further Information you’ll find references to SAP Note 2538700 (Collective SAP Note and FAQ for SAP S/4HANA Cloud Migration Cockpit), SAP Knowledge Base Article 2733253 (FAQ for SAP S/4HANA Migration Cockpit – Transfer option: Transfer data from staging tables), and references to the SAP Activate Roadmap for SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Cloud Customer Community

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Customer Community points you directly to the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Customer Community. The community is made up of knowledgeable peers and SAP experts who are eager to share their discoveries, best practices, and experiences with you. You can get all the most relevant information and informational events in one place.

Conclusion

That’s about it. This blog post highlights the new image map for SAP S/4HANA Cloud on SAP Help Portal. The advantage of this new feature is that you have a single-point-of-entry to start your data migration journey to the SAP S/4HANA Cloud. You can quickly access the topics Product Assistance, SAP Best Practices, Object-Related Information, Training and Education, Getting Started, News, Further Information, and Cloud Customer Community.

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