Enterprise Resource Planning Blogs by SAP
Get insights and updates about cloud ERP and RISE with SAP, SAP S/4HANA and SAP S/4HANA Cloud, and more enterprise management capabilities with SAP blog posts.
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Co-Author - shivakumar.hs, chandrashekhar.tipre

The Two-Tier ERP approach with SAP S/4HANA Cloud is a key aspect for Multinational Companies (MNCs) where managing all subsidiaries in one central ERP is not a first choice. From specific line of business functionality to an enterprise-wide solution, SAP S/4HANA Cloud provides a variety of options to innovate with digital core in subsidiaries while simplifying the relationship between headquarter and subsidiary and balancing cost, efficiency, and innovation.

Looking at 2021, we have continuously been engaging with our customers, understanding their requirements further, supporting them and building business use cases with new innovative scenarios in Two-Tier ERP aligning with the innovation roadmap of SAP S/4HANA Cloud and on premise.


In 2021,we built innovative E2E scenarios in Two-Tier ERP with Intelligent Technologies, solutions with Sustainability, Compliance management on SAP BTP covering Finance, Enterprise Risk & Compliance areas. We also delivered E2E scenarios with Industry 4.0, covering innovations in Services, Supply Chain as highlighted in figure below.

Innovation Highlights - 2021

We conducted several deep dive sessions with system demo and all replays are available on SAP Learning hub and PartnerEdge Library. Our release highlights & deep dive blogs will give you deeper insights into these innovations. Check our whitepapers for a practical guide and podcast series to know more on what our customers & partners have to say.


Release highlights -

What's New for Two-Tier ERP with SAP S/4 HANA Cloud 2102

What’s New in Two-Tier ERP with SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2105

What's New in Two-Tier ERP with SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2108

What’s New in Two-Tier ERP with SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2111

Deep dive blogs -

Integrated Financial Planning 

What's New in Integrated Financial Planning -2102 release

What’s New in Integrated Financial Planning -2111 release

Intercompany Reconciliation Automation with Machine Learning 

Enterprise Risk and Compliance for Two Tier ERP

Service Order Management

Repair Order Integration in Subsidiary – Headquarter Model

Sales and Installation process with Integration in Subsidiary- Headquarter Model

Predictive MRP with Scheduling Agreement Integration

External Transportation Planning with Hybrid ERP 

Two-Tier ERP for SAP S/4HANA Cloud – A catalyst for Industry 4.Now

Deploying Modular Public Cloud ERP with Two-Tier (part 1)

Deploying Modular Public Cloud ERP with Two-Tier (part 2)

SAP Learning hub

SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2111 Early Release Series – Recording

SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2108 Early Release Series – Recording

SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2105 Early Release Series - Recording

SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2102 Early Release Series - Recording


Delta Training plays a major role in keeping our partners up to date. Partners deep dive sessions registration takes place via PartnerEdge.Replays of our Webinar series in 2021 is available in our Partner Edge Library post registration.


Two-Tier ERP with SAP S/4HANA Cloud: A catalyst for Industry 4.0 -This whitepaper explains four typical industry scenarios namely resource scheduling, operational optimization, digital manufacturing, and harmonized project management to show how Two-Tier ERP can help businesses to complete their journey into Industry 4.0 successfully.

Two-Tier ERP Deployment for SAP S/4HANA® Cloud - A Practical Guide for Senior Leadership - Understand what it means to operate your business in the cloud, learn how successful companies have embraced cloud technology for their ERP systems, and view key business scenarios to help you start your transformation journey.


You can also learn more about our innovation scenarios with 'How to' videos and demos with our new Two-Tier ERP Microlearning channel.


Check out our podcast episodes of Two-Tier ERP as an enabler for Industry 4.0 and listen to our customers and partner's view covering Two-tier ERP value proposition and benefits.

Two-Tier ERP-The Catalyst for Industry 4.0

Two-Tier ERP-Insights from SAP Customer and Partner Deloitte


Two-Tier ERP Accelerators for all innovations can be downloaded from Best Practice Explorer as shown in below screenshot.

Whitelisted APIs

SAP has also released several APIs to facilitate Two-Tier ERP deployment. The details of the APIs can be found in API Hub and also in What’s New Viewer. You can use these APIs to integrate different systems and build new business use case scenarios with SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Your voice matters! 

If you want to actively engage with SAP subject matter experts on SAP S/4HANA Cloud, join our SAP S/4HANA Cloud Customer Community. This platform which is available to SAP S/4HANA Cloud customers and partners has a clear mission: deliver an interactive community to engage with one another about best practices and product solutions.

Hope our customers and partners leverage the innovations and assets in 2021 to drive incremental 'Cloud' transformation with Two-Tier ERP approach using SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Year 2021 has been a fantastic year with key innovations in Two-Tier ERP, do stay tuned for more in 2022.

Wish you a Happy New Year 2022 !!

More Information on SAP S/4HANA Cloud:

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud release info here

  • SAP Activate Community here 

  • Latest SAP S/4HANA Cloud Release Blog Posts here and previous release highlights here

  • Product videos on our SAP S/4HANA Cloud and SAP S/4HANA YouTube playlist

  • SAP S/4HANA PSCC Digital Enablement Wheel here

  • Early Release Webinar Series here

  • Inside SAP S/4HANA Podcast here

  • openSAP Microlearnings for SAP S/4HANA here

  • Best practices for SAP S/4HANA Cloud here

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud Community: here

  • Feature Scope Description here

  • What’s New here

  • Help Portal Product Page here