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Transition to SAP BW/4HANA

SAP Activate Methodology Roadmap Update


We are pleased to announce the availability of the new version of the “Transition to BW/4HANA” roadmap, available now in the SAP Roadmap Viewer. We have gathered great feedback from our own customer community, our SAP experts and Product Management team to build on the previous release and continuously improve the roadmap with updated content to follow SAP BW/4HANA software release.

SAP BW/4HANA Streamline processes and support innovations with a single, trusted source for real-time insights. Based on SAP HANA, our next-generation data warehouse solution can help you capitalize on the full value of all your data from SAP applications or third-party solutions, as well as unstructured, geospatial, or Hadoop-based.

SAP Activate Implementation Methodology gives the customer the freedom to get up and running quickly to innovate continuously. It provides implementation guidance to project teams implementing SAP solutions. It includes a recommended list of deliverables, tasks and set of accelerators to use in each phase of the project during your transition to BW/4HANA.

The roadmap (18Q2 version) has been updated with new content (deliverables, tasks and accelerators) for the implementation of the SAP Business Planning and Consolidation version for SAP BW/4HANA (SAP BPC 11.0). SAP BPC 11.0, version for SAP BW/4HANA is a new product based on SAP BW/4HANA. The product supports the HANA database. Uses SAPUI5 user interface technology and introduces the new SAP Belize user interface (read more) . With this new product, a system conversion or a new implementation is required.

The updated version of the “Transition to SAP BW/4HANA roadmap covers the new SAP BPC scenario with related deliverables, tasks and accelerators. You will be able to see relevant content for your scenario by applying the appropriate filter in the Roadmap viewer. Please refer to the picture below.


Another exiting update is that the RoadMap Viewer has a new look and feel! You will now be able to filter easily through your content and access faster the content you are looking for, but you will also be able to favorite all the pages for quicker access next time you visit the Roadmap. Please refer to the Getting started with SAP Activate in Roadmap Viewer for more information about the new layout and navigation.


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Availability & Accessibility

The Transition to SAP BW/4HANA Roadmap is available on the SAP Roadmap Viewer. Please login to get access to additional content or follow this link to Getting Started with SAP Activate in Roadmap Viewer. 

Questions or Comments

If you have question about the Transition to S/4HANA roadmap, please visit and join the SAP Activate Methodology Jam Community to get access to experts, resources, and the latest news. With over 25k subscribers, the SAP Activate Jam Community will be the best resource for you to connect with our experts to figure out how SAP Activate is right for you and your project implementation.

Also, find other SAP Activate posts on SAP Communities using #sapactivate as the search term.