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What is C/4HANA?  For those of us who couldn't make it to the sessions at SAPPHIRE, the SAP User Group is providing several webcasts on this topic.

Recording link https://sap.emea.pgiconnect.com/p19epnzdr6e/

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First slide

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The standard legal disclaimer slide, that anything in the future is subject to change.

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Agenda for the webcast


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"changing the game of machine learning"

Why C/4HANA?

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Customer is the central force for digital disruption
Omni channel is the big challenge (not multi-channel?)

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5 trends
customers are digitized
B2B2C to understand the customer
Trust is human currency

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5 different clouds
SAP Customer Data Cloud is not required
Using SAP Analytics Cloud

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New solution
covering demand chain

Covers back office S/4HANA "supply chain"

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Fiori 3.0 for C/4HANA suite
Unified view of the customer
Extension factory C/4HANA available later this year

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5 clouds
Sales cloud - sales force automation, complemented by Callidus
Service Cloud - complemented by Customer Engagement Center and Core systems (acquisition in field service)
Customer Data Cloud - complemented by Gigya solutions

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CRM is supported through 12/31/2025
Transform CRM over time
Introduced CRM S/4HANA for customer management
2 systems to 1
1 database for customers, products, easier to maintain

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Front office is demand chain
Back office is supply

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autonomous marketing

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Service -3 flavors of service

Self-service - customers help themselves
Add chat bots at the beginning

Contact/call center - SAP Cloud for Service + SAP Engagement Center for high volume

Field services (core systems)

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SAP Customer Engagement System
Powered by SCP
New workplace for high contact

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Plan field service techs in an offline and online and time tech took to repair/service
Coresystems (before acquisition) were lead in this area

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Build chatbots in 5 minutes

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AI/ML slides
Leverage SCP to build how commerce, marketing, sales & service will be in the future

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Compare CRM with future portfolio

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Sample journey


Note: I could not locate any C/4HANA tags, so, I went with my default.