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Explore the latest series of on-demand enablement videos on the topic of SAP Activate for SAP S/4HANA Cloud and Project Delivery. Refresh your SAP Activate expertise and learn about key Dos and Don’ts of SAP S/4HANA Cloud project execution with our bite-sized videos in this Deliver4Success – Micro Learnings Edition.


  • Ensure your project success by staying up-to-date with the most useful tips and tricks for each project milestone, from Experts in our SAP Digital Business Services (DBS) Team.

  • Learn about the key steps of the Prepare and Explore phases in relation to the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Activate Roadmap Viewer

  • Before raising an “How-To” Support Incident/ Ticket via the Support Launchpad, make sure you have looked at the topics discussed here!

  • Have questions on the videos? Include the link/ title of the video and post your questions on the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Customer Community Forums, our DBS experts will help you!


For optimal viewing , please directly access the playlist here at Deliver4Success – Micro Learnings Edition.

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Here is also list of topics pertaining to the Prepare and Explore phase, that we have released part of our Phase 1 of this video series.


Activate Phase - Prepare



Video Title



Video Description



Cloud Mindset for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



Cloud Implementations are starkly different from On-Premise implementations; they require a "Fit to Standard" approach and no blueprinting. This in a nutshell can be referred to as “Cloud Mindset.” In this video you will learn, the more defining aspects of the Cloud Mindset and why it is crucial for the customer and the project implementation teams to approach SAP S/4HANA Cloud projects with a solid "Cloud Mindset”. You will also understand the importance of the customer aligning to this approach early-on, in the project lifecycle.



SAP Activate Framework for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



SAP S/4HANA Cloud Projects are implemented using the SAP Activate Framework. The SAP Activate Framework is more than just the SAP Activate methodology itself. In this video you will learn about the 3 key pillars that make up the SAP Activate Framework, which covers all the key elements required for a successful project deployment.



Supporting Tools and Resources for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



The SAP Activate Framework is enriched with supporting resources that need to be effectively used, by the implementation team towards a successful SAP S/4HANA Cloud project. In this video, you will gain a high-level insight into the purpose of each of these tools - SAP Roadmap Viewer, SAP Best Practices Explorer, Help Portal, SAP Activate JAM Group and a key resource the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Customer Community. Learn how to leverage the Customer community to find answers to your implementation questions and learn how to create a clear/ well defined support tickets/ incident.



SAP Best Practices Explorer for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



The SAP Best Practices Explorer (BPX), is one of 3 key pillars SAP Activate framework. In this video, you will learn how to work with the BPX tool, including functionality such as changing language, localization (version), sending feedback (email link in BPX), Process Flows, Test Scripts, Scope documentation, API list and other key assets that need to be highlighted in BPX.



SAP Activate Roadmap Viewer for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



The SAP Activate Roadmap Viewer is one the 3 key pillars of the SAP Activate Framework. In this video, you will learn how to work with the key features of the Roadmap Viewer including how to filter by various Activate phases/ workstreams, view and download the accelerators, identify critical Release Notes for each phase, key blog links etc.



SAP Learning Center Tutorials for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



Key and End User Training is a key aspect of project success and the Learning Center is SAP S/4HANA Cloud's new offering in this space, for user onboarding. Keeping in mind the quarterly releases, the Learning Center provides an interactive learning experience, covering the functionality of the latest release. In this video, you will learn about how to use the SAP Learning Center, the various access points and also the importance of driving self-enablement with SAP Enable Now.



System Landscape and Provisioning for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



The SAP S/4HANA Cloud is provisioned to customers, through 3 distinct landscapes. In this video, you will be explained the topology of these 3 systems, their line up along the SAP Activate phases and the quarterly upgrade process. Understanding the upgrade process, in conjunction with the quarterly releases, is crucial in ensuring a smooth go-live process.



Two-Tier-ERP for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



Two Tier ERP provides organizations, the opportunity to standardize E2E business processes across multiple tiers. In this video, you will learn about the high-level definition of 2 Tier ERP, core Use-Cases and key Implementation considerations. You will also be shown the key tools within SAP Roadmap Viewer, that are critical in the 2 Tier Implementation.



User Management for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



User Management is a key part of the User Onboarding activity. In this video, you will learn about how to work with the Identity Authentication Service (IAS) and set up Users in the SAP S/4HANA Cloud Systems.



Organizational Structure for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



Defining the Organizational Structure is a key activity to kick start the F2S activity. In this video, you will understand the importance of getting this process right, the best practices in driving the Organizational Structure workshop, using the related assets from the SAP Roadmap Viewer and recording the details as part of the Organizational Structure workshop.



Activate Phase – Explore



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Video Description



Fit-to-Standard Preparation for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



The Fit to Standard (F2S) workshop is a key first step in driving a successful SAP S/4HANA Cloud project. In this video, the key preparatory steps to drive a successful F2S workshop will be explained, along the key project team roles and with a key list of “to-do” and “not-to-do” items during this preparatory stage. It is key to prepared with all the data required for the Template/assets, that will be leveraged during this workshop.



Fit-to-Standard Execution for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



The Fit to Standard (F2S) workshop is a key first step in driving a successful SAP S/4HANA Cloud project. In this video, the actual steps, members and deliverables involved in the F2S workshop will be explained.



Quality Gate Checks for SAP S/4HANA Cloud



Quality Gate Checks are a critical gatekeeping measure for the project management for SAP S/4HANA Cloud Projects. In this video, you will understand the various Quality Gate Checks allocated for each of the SAP Activate phases, tasks to ensure, that the acceptance criteria for each stage are met with and how to use the SAP Activate template for tracking these Quality Gates.



Watch this space for more videos on the Realize & Deploy phases, that will be rolled out soon!

In the meantime, we would love your feedback. Post your questions, thoughts, feedback, new video suggestions with the tag #Deliver4SuccessMicroLearnings on our Community Forums




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