Release Highlights SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2105

SAP S/4HANA Cloud offers an easy-to-use, intelligent Cloud ERP with numerous enhancement and integration options. The 2105 release brings new innovations, features and enhancements across all LoBs and lines of business for your journey to the intelligent enterprise. New to this is integrated support, which provides users with efficient and easy support channels to search for information, get help from a chatbot or communicate with SAP support experts.

What is new with the SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2105 release?

  • Universal parallel calculation:
    • Individually calculated values for financial and corporate accounting
    • Consistent parallel value flows and complete audit trails that meet local and group-wide reporting requirements
    • Full flexibility while reducing manual effort through a high degree of automation and accuracy for parallel legal valuations
Governance, Risk & Compliance
  • Best practice content for financial compliance management:
    • Enables proactive risk management & business-critical compliance checks to be carried out efficiently
Manufacturing & Supply Chain
  • Using cloud warehouse management functionalities:
    • Receive, issue and pick, pack and count serial products with stock-based serial numbers
    • Migrate stock with serial numbers to stock level
  • New SAP Fiori App:
    • Trigger mass changes to sales documents
    • Flexible filter options to prepare the list of documents and items to be changed
Asset Management
  • SAP Maintenance Assistant Mobile App:
    • Manage maintenance requests and asses request priorities on mobile devices
    • All functionalities can be used by downloading the relevant business data in offline mode
    • Flexibility and improved usability while reducing paperwork and costs
Sourcing & Procurement
  • Integration of product compliance checks into purchasing processes:
    • Integration of safety data sheet and dangerous goods checks into the value chain
    • Stock transfers are automatically checked and blocked if safety data sheets or dangerous goods classifications are missing
    • Centralized procurement for quotation automation with Ariba Network
    • Output of central purchase orders via the output channels print, mail, EDI
  • Sourcing external labor for in-house repairs:
    • Adding multiple units to repair quotation
    • All procurement-relevant documents are linked to the repair order
    • When repair orders with external labor items are released, purchase requisitions are automatically generated
Corporate Portfolio & Project Management
  • New SAP Fiori App “Manage Project Budget Transfers”:
    • Manage project budget transfers
    • Easily adjust budget plans at WBS element level without having to upload the budget plan for the entire project
Professional Services
  • Application Job: Automate the billing process in project accounting:
    • Automate billing process based on various attributes and criteria
    • Increased speed in project invoicing and a reduced effort in the invoicing process
Two-tier ERP
  • Business partner replication with cloud integration for two-tier ERP:
    • Central financial compliance management
    • Central data protection governance
    • Master data harmonization
SAP Activate for SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Enhancement of the SAP Activate methodology for S/4HANA Cloud:
    • Enhanced functionality in the SAP Activate Roadmap Viewer:
      • Easier discovery of accelerators
      • Easier access to the methodology content

A complete overview of all new, changed and deleted functions can be found here.