SAP Upgrades its SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Outlines its ERP Roadmap

SAP is introducing new updates to SAP S/4HANA Cloud and is sharing the innovation roadmap for its enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite. The latest release of SAP S/4HANA Cloud enables customers to carry out their digital transformation faster and helps make business processes more efficient through increased transparency, automation, and quality.

“SAP S/4HANA Cloud encompasses the latest architecture and technology innovations, along with SAP’s proven set of business management expertise to usher in a true new generation of intelligent ERP in the cloud,” said Darren Roos, president of SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Different solutions in the cloud ERP suite include SAP S/4HANA Professional Services Cloud, SAP S/4HANA Finance Cloud, and SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management Cloud.

SAP also outlined the road map for future cloud ERP innovation. The quarterly updates planned by SAP include setup wizards that will grow increasingly intelligent with machine learning and artificial intelligence; prepopulated, easy-to-adjust settings; and additional cloud-to-cloud integration and external application programming interfaces (APIs) to integrate with other applications and legacy systems. In addition, SAP detailed plans for including blockchain digital ledger capabilities and Internet of Things capabilities that will support broader global, digital business models, as well as plans for partners to build localization and industry vertical extensions.

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