SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Posting Sales Orders into S/4HANA Cloud API – Part 1

This blog will provide an example of how to call the Sales Order API in SAP S/4HANA Cloud (S/4HC) from SAP Cloud Platform Integration (CPI) and post header & line items.  This is the first blog in a two piece series–in this one we’ll look at the implementation and the second blog will show how to execute the scenario using Postman and then will also take a look at the …

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Business Driven Configuration Enriches Fit-to-Standard Process for SAP S/4HANA Cloud

A few weeks ago, the SAP Activate team shipped an update of the content and guidance for SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1711. With this release, we have made significant improvements to the Fit-to-Standard process that is critical for success of every SAP S/4HANA Cloud deployment. This blog post aims to educate you about the improvements and explain how they support project teams during deployment of SAP S/4HANA Cloud. Business Driven Configuration …

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Calling ‘POST’ method of SAP S/4HANA Cloud API from SAP API Business Hub

In previous episode of my blog I had explained about how we call ‘GET’ method of SAP S/4HANA Cloud API: https://blogs.sap.com/2017/11/21/calling-get-method-of-sap-s4hana-cloud-api-from-sap-api-business-hub/ In this episode I would explain how to use ‘POST’ method of SAP S/4HANA Cloud API from SAP API Business Hub. For complete utilization of information present in this blog, it is recommended to go through my earlier blogs as part of this series if not done already. In …

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Top Three Predictions for Enterprise Technology in 2018

I’ve been with SAP for just over a decade now and during this time I’ve seen the ebbs and flows of all things enterprise tech. In my current role, focused on innovation in cloud technology, the last year has been an exciting one when it comes to exploring the promise of advanced technologies, especially when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI).   Now more than ever it seems like growth …

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SAP S/4HANA Extensibility – Custom CDS Views in SAP S/4HANA Cloud and differences with SAP S/4HANA (OP)

This blog is applicable for SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1705, 1708 and 1711. Note: The tile Custom CDS view is also available in SAP S/4HANA (OP) 1610 and 1709. However, there are noticeable differences between the features in OP vs Cloud. Some of the differences are like – The naming convention of custom CDS view in SAP S/4HANA Cloud starts with ‘YY1_’, whereas, in the SAP S/4HANA (OP), it starts with …

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SAP S/4HANA Cloud – System Setup

Backoffice Associates is an S/4HANA Cloud Lighthouse Partner which has successfully implemented S/4HANA Cloud 1702 (now upgraded to 1711). My colleague Guillem Oña has wrtitten 3 blogs to share the Key to a successful Implementation of S/4HANA Cloud. I highly recommend that you take a look at these blogs in order to gain an understanding of the Activate Methodology, tools, approaches and cloud mindset. In this 3 blogs series I …

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SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Key User In-App Extensibility

In my previous Blog I shared with you how to set up an SAP S/4HANA Cloud system and enable users to Log-in through the SAP Cloud Identity service.   As per the SAP Activate Methodology for S/4HANA Cloud, Fit-To-Standard workshops should help you to identify Fits and Gaps in the customer needs in order to avoid extensions and custom development. In the real world, this is not always possible. Conscious …

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SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Intelligent Product Design @ China International Industry Fair

  SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Intelligent Product Design (IPD) co-innovation showcase was presented as one of 3 SAP Labs China showcases at the 19th China International Industry Fair (CIIF) in Shanghai on Nov 7 – 11, 2017. CIIF is the second leading machinery conference in the world behind Hannover Messe in Germany. It was jointly organized by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Shanghai Municipal People’s Government. The …

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SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Finance: Extensibility in Profitability Analysis

In this blog-series, I would like to explain three methods available in SAP S/4HANA Cloud for adapting and extending apps that are used in profitability analysis: This Blog: Adding Additional Attributes to Profitability Apps Blog: Data Source Extensions in Profitability Apps Blog: Custom Fields with Extensibility for Journal Entries in Profitability Apps If you use analytical apps in profitability analysis, you may have wondered if there’s a way to add …

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SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Finance: Extensibility in Profitability Analysis – Part 3

There are different methods of adding additional attributes and fields to analytical apps in profitability analysis. In previous blogs, we looked at simple ways of doing this. Now let’s examine the more complex method of creating custom fields as extensions to journal entries. This method requires coding the derivation logic to define how the field is filled. But it’s highly flexible and you can define your own custom label. With …

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