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The content of this blog is about the old version of Release Assessment and Scope Dependency Tool and, hence outdated.
Please refer to this blog to know about the latest version.

With this blog post, you will learn about the new functionality that has been introduced with the 2005 version of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Release Assessment and Scope Dependency Tool (RASD).

RASD started with a goal of providing a customised view of changes to help customers consume the quarterly innovations release as part of SAP S/4HANA Cloud. The number of users has been on a steady rise over the last year. We continue to strive to make the customer experience better, and have thus introduced a new set of features to the Release Assessment & Scope Dependency (RASD) tool

Following is a summary of features introduced with 2005 release

  • Home Page

    • Release Highlights

    • Release Summary

  • Usage Analytics

    • API

    • CDS

    • Apps

    • IAM

  • Feedback

In this blog we will see more on the features introduced in the Home page and the feedback.

  • Release Highlights - This section gives details of the highlights for the current release and the upgrade schedule.

  • We also highlight the new features introduced in 2005 for RASD tool as shown below:

  • Upgrade schedule includes the following important dates:

    • RTC

    • Q system upgrade

    • Production and starter system upgrades

  • Release Summary - This section provides an option to download reports in excel format for the following:


    • Change summary per LoB: This lists the Scope Items per LoB, as per your activated scope in RASD, and shows if the scope item has changed or not in the current release

    • Innovations summary per LoB: This provides an excel, with one sheet per LoB, giving details of the changes to scope items (as per your activated scope), based on the What's New documentation, as shown below

Feedback - 

We wish to hear from you on your experience of RASD and have thus introduced a feedback form. This can be access by clicking on the feedback icon

Few more changes to note are as follows:

  • Our revamped Help page, with individual sections for all the features:

  • Combination of cards for "Activated scope" and "Unique scope" as shown below

  • Feature change status introduced in 'By LoB' and 'By Change Categories' page. This helps you filter the content shown in the right pane based on the feature status in "What's New"

  • Icon changes to Request access and CSM/CEE dashboard


    • If you wish to request access to CSM/CEE dashboard, click on the unlock icon

    • Once you have CSM/CEE access to view the CSM/CEE Dashboard click on the "User Management" icon

  • In the CSM/CEE dashboard you will find a detailed info on adding customers and the invitation process by clicking on information icon

Usage Analytics will be covered in the part 2 of this blog