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The SAP Innovation and Optimization Pathfinder report is now also available for SAP S/4HANA customers. This unique free-of-charge service helps customers receive most value out of their SAP S/4HANA installation today, and building the case for an update to the 1809 release.

With the 1809 release of SAP S/4HANA, SAP launched a large number of innovations, helping companies run their business better.

Customers on older releases of SAP S/4HANA might wonder which functionalities from the 1809 release are most relevant for them, and how to engage with relevant business stakeholders to secure the buy-in for a release upgrade.

The SAP Innovation and Optimization Pathfinder report for SAP S/4HANA provides the answer:
Using a combination of usage based recommendations and performance analysis of business and IT processes, together with industry benchmarks, the report features customer-individual innovation recommendations, business and IT process improvement opportunities and industry benchmarks accurately tailored to each customer’s SAP S/4HANA system.

Innovation recommendations include the most valuable SAP Fiori Apps and relevant new functionality of the latest SAP S/4HANA release.

All insights are followed by actionable next steps from the portfolio of SAP Enterprise Support and SAP services.

“The Pathfinder helps customers prioritize business decisions, receive most value out of their SAP S/4HANA installation, and build their innovation and optimization strategy for moving to the latest SAP S/4HANA release. It helps facilitate the decision making between IT and line of business, and empowers CIOs and IT leaders to provide business benefits through most valuable SAP S/4HANA functionalities and SAP Fiori Apps to their business users.”, says Wassilios Lolas, Global Head of Customer Value Experience within SAP Digital Business Services.


SAP Pathfinder for SAP S/4HANA assists customers by:

  • Offering an interactive, tailored report on SAP S/4HANA and recommendations on functional improvements;

  • Recommending possible solutions or extensions and usage of relevant SAP Fiori apps;

  • Providing industry insights and best-practices

SAP Innovation and Optimization Pathfinder for S/4HANA is available free of charge to SAP customers and partners that have a maintenance contract with SAP.

Request your own, tailor-made report in three steps!

It takes an experienced SAP basis admin not more than two hours to execute these three basic steps:

  • Activate enhanced SAP EarlyWatch Alert (EWA)

  • Extract the list of used SAP transactions from your ERP system

  • Request your own, tailored report on www.sap.com/pathfinder

All further information, a sample report, as well as detailed instructions on how to request your own tailored report, can be found on www.sap.com/pathfinder.

PS: Customers who are still running SAP ERP and are considering a move to SAP S/4HANA will find valuable recommendations in the SAP Innovation and Optimization Pathfinder report for SAP ERP. This can also be ordered via www.sap.com/pathfinder