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Yannick_PTT
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SAP S/4HANA 1909 is out! The 5th release in a row of SAP’s next generation ERP for the on-premise market has been shipped with many functional and technical innovations. Many of you have surely read the SAP S/4HANA 1909 launch blog.

We had shared similar product update videos for the respective SAP S/4HANA 1709 and the 1809 launches. Here is your update for SAP S/4HANA 1909:



What you can expert from this release? First of foremost, SAP S/4HANA is the foundation of the “intelligent enterprise” and comes as an innovative, robust and scalable core ERP.

There are 3 principles that define intelligent ERP, and ultimately provide a Hands-free ERP wherever possible:

  1. Digital age user experience: we will continue and extend the usage of SAP Fiori, coming with the brand new Fiori 3 theme “Quartz”, and this consistently for all business innovations covered it this session. Wherever meaningful we will including conversational design at the heard of the processes

  2. Next-generation processes: Rethinking the way business gets done through the smart junction of technology and innovation. In this release we have new processes like the New Predictive Material and Resource Planning

  3. And automation: leveraging machine learning capabilities and robotic process automation in the standard ERP processes. We will cover a few scenarios in this video.




In this SAP S/4HANA 1909 release, you will find line of business innovations like:

  • We will start with innovations in the Line of businesses Finance: group reporting and Integrated Financial Planning with SAP Analytics Cloud

  • Manufacturing with enhancement like the predictive MRP is to benefit from lower inventory levels due to buffer levels that are appropriately sized.

  • Available to promise innovation like additional check on product allocations, which is based on capacities after the product availability check in advanced ATP

  • Predictive analytics in Inventory Management: this innovation monitors and make time-dependent investigations of the slow or non-moving materials in your stock

  • Sourcing and Procurement with the automation of purchase requisitions through configuration of standard rules.


You will find in SAP S/4HANA 1909 industry innovations in those areas:

  • With SAP S/4HANA for Utilities Product Simplification, we are reducing the time to market for new commodity products

  • Re-design of the Venture Bank with a new joint venture accounting (JVA) universal journal data model that will replace JVA special ledger tables

  • In Retail with an innovation leveraging RFID to ease the transfer of goods between the different show floor.


This blog and its video will give you an overview about the highlights for SAP S/4HANA 1909, the digital core and foundation of the intelligent enterprise. Go to the next level of information to understand the value of SAP S/4HANA for your company. Those key assets will be your guide:

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