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SAP Activate not only helps accelerate the implementation of SAP Solutions but also helps accelerate the learning about various types of extensibilities. In this blog I will show you the different tasks related to Extensibilities which are shown in the activate cloud Roadmap:

Overview about Extensibility:

Various types of Extensibilities are:

  1. In-app Extensibility

  2. Side-by-side extensibility using JAVA or Node.JS

  3. Side-by-side extensibility with SAP Cloud Platform ABAP Environment


  1. Custom Extensions in SAP S/4HANA Implementation

  2. Key Technical Topics in a System Conversion to SAP S/4HANA – Video Week 3

  3. Key User Extensibility tools of S/4HANA


Extensibility Deliverable and tasks in each Phase of SAP Activate for SAP S/4HANA Cloud Roadmap:

In the following section, you can learn about the different extensibility related deliverables/ tasks in various phases of SAP S/4HANA Cloud Activate Roadmap:

Prepare Phase:

Customer team self-enablement

The purpose of this deliverable is for the customer to learn different elements of the SAP system and SAP Activate methodology using self-paced enablement materials.

Self-enablement on extensibility

Fit-to-standard Analysis Preparation

In this deliverable, the user reviews the pre-configured business processes and identifies the extension, if needed, related to each LOB.

Explore Phase:

Fit-to-standard Analysis

The purpose of this deliverable is to validate the predefined processes, processes, and enhancements to customer requirements and identify delta requirements.

Fit-to-standard Analysis Documentation

The purpose of this deliverable is to ensure all documentation captured during the fit-to-standard workshops is complete

Extension Planning and Design

The purpose of the deliverable is to plan, design, and sign off business process extensions

Handover the requirements for Extensions to Developer

Collect details for Extensions

Details Design on Key-user Extensibility

Detail Design on side-by-side Extensibility

Review and sign off the design of Extensions

Realize Phase:

Solution Extension Development

The purpose of this deliverable is to realize the extensions to the solution.

Extend User Interfaces

Add fields and Business Objects

Adapt UIs according to Requirements

Add Business Logic

Transport Extensibility Entities in P-Systems

Solution Extension Development in Production

The purpose of this deliverable is to deploy and validate any solution extensions into the customer landscape.

Deploy Solution Extensions

Deploy Phase:

Production Cutover

The purpose of this deliverable is to execute the cutover plan and ready the business and system for productive use.

Additionally, check out the additional resources and content below to expand your knowledge on SAP Activate and SAP S/4HANA:

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OpenSAP Microlearnings for SAP S/4HANA

Just a couple of months ago, we launched openSAP, so make sure you check them out.microlearnings for SAP S/4HANA is an exciting new learning opportunity. What began with a small batch of 20 videos, has now become a channel with more than 50 microlearning that have generated over 20,000 views since then. Today we cover multiple lines of business, like Finance and Manufacturing & Supply Chain, and key technology topics like Master Data Management, Extensibility, User Experience, and Upgrade Management. We are continuously adding new microlearnings to the SAP S/4HANA channel, so make sure you check them out.

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