SAP Tech News for May 2019 - Safe O'Clock

SAP Tech News for May 2019

June 5, 2019

AI-Powered Intelligent ERP in SAP S/4HANA 

A series of innovations for SAP S/4HANA announced by SAP SE in May 2019 are to simplify the processes of integration of artificial intelligence  and robotics and customization of apps. The new features will  help companies facilitate and automate business processes and introduce more accuracy in planning. 

Examples of new AI additions are the following:

  • Intelligent accruals management provides automated conversion of purchase order data into posted accruals;
  • Defect code proposal simplifies quality checks, increases data quality and categorizes defects based on free-text entry;
  • Financial journal entry with intelligent robotic process automation  automates the processes of collection, extraction and validation of financial data. 

New features are available in 40 countries and in 22 languages.

Uber Freight and SAP Creating partnership

An integration between Uber Freight and SAP Logistics Business Network is going to provide logistics companies with access to unprecedented on demand logistics networks at any point of time. 

The announced partnership will benefit both shipping and digital supply chains. And the carbon footprint of logistics will be reduced as well. As the supply chain will be digitized, shippers will be able to maximise the available utilisation of cargo space and reduce time on carriers sourcing.

In 2018, Uber Freight launched their platform for shippers in the USA and since many shoppers used the interface for accessing Uber Freight’s carrier network and gaining access to real-time quotes from carriers. SAP Logistics Business Network is built on SAP Cloud Platform and HANA and it brings shippers together with freight forwarders, carriers and other logistics partners creating profitable collaborations and exchanging crucial knowledge. 

CX Suite closes customers’ experience gap 

SAP SE releases new additions for its SAP C/4HANA suite of leading customer experience (CX) solutions. The new cloud developments are designed to help organizations customize their relationships by creating personalized customer interactions. 

We are continuing to add new features to SAP C/4HANA and together with the capabilities of Qualtrics can help companies close this gap and succeed in the Experience Economy.

Alex Atzberger, president, SAP Customer Experience

Meet SAP C/4HANA Foundation 

One of the biggest challenges for any business is the implementation of new business models, and these are to be supported by an appropriate software solution. 

SAP C/4HANA aims to simplify this task both for developers and system administrators by  resolving the core issue. SAP C/4HANA Foundation ensures delightful customer experiences and is designed specifically for infusing SAP C/4HANA with flexibility and openness in combination with clear design.

With its SAP C/4HANA Foundation, SAP is offering a solution that combines the end-to-end customer experience with  the ability to harmonize across the suite. No extra charges for customers entitled to use SAP C/4HANA Foundation are demanded.

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