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As planned, SAP has released the SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1608 as planned on August 29th 2016. The past few weeks we have put lots of effort in providing more functionality to our customers and accelerate our path to the cloud. In collaboration with all Line of Businesses, from finance to procurement to manufacturing and supply chain, we have put lots of innovations into this release.

In this blog you can find all the information about the new release. Take a look at the enhancements being delivered in 1608 by following the links of your interest.


Are you interested in the Highlights of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1608 Release? Read my article posted on SCN or check out the extended PDF version of the Highlights. See how with SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management Cloud, SAP S/4HANA Professional Services Cloud and SAP S/4HANA Marketing Cloud we are providing more functionality to our customers and accelerating our path to the cloud.

Blog | PDF

If you want to get detailed information about the 1608 Release, take a look at my blog post or watch the video about the Product Management Update. Besides the key highlights for the third shipment of this year for the SAP S/4HANA Cloud, you can find out about the modular concept of SAP S/4HANA Cloud and the recently launched SAP S/4HANA Finance Cloud which provides basic processes for Procurement, Sales and the integration into HR. One more special topic you can find in this blog is our Two-Tier ERP Approach.

Blog | Video


Do you want to find out the latest information on the SAP Fiori Launchpad? Here’s a blog post from Thomas Reiss with the news concerning the 1608 release. Watch the video from Michael Falk and become acquainted with the main aspects of SAP Fiori 2.0 and the new user experience.

Blog | Video

Check out Henrik’s blog post about the release assets in Marketing. To clarify the positioning of the Marketing Cloud, Henrik has also provided a video that comes with the blog in which you can learn about common misconceptions about the SAP S/4HANA Marketing Cloud.

Blog | Video

Ruxandra provides you with the latest information on Enterprise Management Cloud and Professional Services Cloud. Read about how SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management Cloud offers Best Practices for integration to other cloud solutions and how SAP S/4HANA Professional Services Cloud helps you reduce time from projects delivery to cash collection.

Blog on Enterprise Management Cloud | Blog on Professional Services Cloud


Roadmap & Communication Changes

Have you already heard about the Communication Changes? Take a look at Yannick’s blog to get informed about the extended 4 Quarter Roadmap in the Cloud. With those key changes, SAP is now able to bring more transparency on its R&D plans for SAP S/4HANA Cloud.


More information about SAP S/4HANA you will always find here, including the test drive:

  1. www.sap.com/s4hana
  2. www.sap.com/s4-roadmaps
  3. www.sap.com/s4-paths


Follow us via @SAP and #S4HANA, or myself via @SDenecken

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