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Hello and Welcome. I am back with the latest innovations in two-tier ERP with SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition 2308 release.

Let me highlight the TOP 4 innovations in two-tier ERP:

  1. SAP Event Mesh for document replication

  2. Equipment Calibration

  3. Integrated Multiple Specification Inspection

  4. Cash Visibility

Watch my video below to get a glimpse:


SAP Event Mesh for Document Replication 

My first highlight is SAP Event Mesh in two-tier ERP. You can leverage SAP Event Mesh to replicate data from headquarters which can be on SAP S/4HANA Cloud, private edition to subsidiaries on SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition and vice versa. Events can be utilized to trigger the document creation e.g., creation of maintenance notification in the corresponding ERP system which can be captured using the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) adapter in SAP Cloud Integration. Details of the events can then be read using OData APIs and can be replicated in two-tier ERP landscape. SAP Event Mesh allows scalable, flexible, reliable data transmission with improved performance and monitoring capabilities for extension and integration scenarios.

For more information, refer the blog post here.

Equipment Calibration

Subsidiaries running on SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition can perform equipment calibration at the headquarters on S/4HANA Cloud, private edition or on premise.

Consider a two-tier ERP business use case where subsidiary is on SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition and wants to calibrate its equipment which is rented in, on lease basis, from headquarters. The headquarters owns the equipment and is responsible for end-to-end maintenance and calibration activities. The maintenance planner at subsidiary can create a time-based maintenance plan. Based on the schedule, notification event can be replicated from subsidiary to headquarters for the due calibration task using SAP Event Mesh. The headquarter then creates the calibration order, generates the inspection lot, and carries out result recording & usage decision. Subsequently it is possible to generate the calibration label and inspection report at the headquarters which can be sent to the subsidiary.

For more information, kindly refer to the blog post here.

Integrated Multiple Specification Inspection

My next highlight is in manufacturing line of business.We see a business use case where subsidiary receives a customer order with required quality specifications based on country specific quality norms. Subsidiary creates purchase order with the headquarters for production. The headquarters ensures that the manufacturing process meets the required standards for specific countries, thus enabling production that comply with country-specific quality standards leveraging functionality of multiple specifications from quality management. The headquarters, on SAP S/4HANA on premises or private cloud, generate quality certificate for the produced batch. This quality certificate received  by subsidiary can be referenced further to certify that the product quality is in line with the customer and country specific quality standards.

For more information, kindly refer to the blog post here.

Cash Visibility

Finally, the finance highlight of cash flow visibility of subsidiaries at the headquarters. With 2308 release, you get easier integration of cash flows from subsidiaries to headquarters with an outbound service which enables you to replicate cash flows via an API call from SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition to other S/4HANA Cloud or on-premises systems. This service contains cash flow information, such as value date, amount, currency, company code, certainty level, bank account, G/L account and liquidity item.

Thus, you get increased visibility & transparency of subsidiary cash flows at the headquarters. The cashflow data of subsidiaries can be incorporated into various cash reports like the cash position and cash flow analyser at the headquarters.

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Watch the Replays of Our SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Public Edition 2308 Early Release Series!

This July, we hosted a series of compelling live sessions from the heart of the SAP S/4HANA Engineering organization. Missed the live sessions? Watch our replays on demand!

Here, you can find a 60-minute recording and a presentation for Two-Tier ERP as well as 19 other topics as part of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition 2308 release. For more information on the SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Public Edition Early Release Series and how to sign up for it, check out this blog post.

Inside SAP S/4HANA Podcast

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openSAP microlearnings for SAP S/4HANA

Our openSAP microlearnings for SAP S/4HANA offer an exciting new learning opportunity. What began with a small batch of 20 videos, has now become a channel with more than 50 microlearnings that have generated over 20,000 views since then. Today we cover multiple lines of business such as finance, manufacturing, and supply chain, and key technology topics like Master Data Management, key user extensibility, SAP 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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Other SAP S/4HANA Cloud and SAP S/4HANA Enablement Assets

SAP S/4HANA is the foundation of the intelligent enterprise and is an innovative, robust, and scalable ERP. We at Cloud ERP Product Success and Cloud Co-Innovation offer a service as versatile as our product itself. Check out the numerous offerings our Enablement team has created for you below:

Further Information:

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition release info here

  • Latest SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition release blog posts here and previous release highlights here

  • Product videos for SAP S/4HANA Cloud and SAP S/4HANA

  • SAP S/4HANA PSCC Digital Enablement Wheel here

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Public Edition Early Release Series here

  • Inside SAP S/4HANA Podcast here

  • openSAP microlearnings for SAP S/4HANA here

  • Best practices for SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition here

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition community: here

  • Feature Scope Description here

  • What’s New here

  • Help Portal Product Page here

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