Key Innovations by S/4HANA 1709

Before the planned new version of S/4HANA 1709 has officially released, I had the planned innovations presentation pack from SAP. 

I would like to share with you since these information is free to share:

Version by version S/4HANA is offering better functionality and adoption path:














So the latest version is offering great functionality, Here are the Key Innovations:



Better User Experience and Fiori Capabilities:


  • Usage of SAP Fiori 2.0 capabilities like SAP Fiori 2.0 overview pages, object pages and list reports.
  • Conversion of legacy reports into SAP Fiori Apps via Analytical List Page
  • Integration of digital assistance capability: Usage of SAP Fiori Co-Pilot with quick actions and utilization of features like e.g. ‘Add from current screen’
  • Establish EnterpriseSearch as useful entry point for every Business Object

















Advanced Variant Configuration















New Engine Capabilities
  • New state of the art algorithms designed together with Fraunhofer Institute Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • New engine Performance optimized  for SAP HANA, leveraging HANA capabilities
  • More precise restrictions of values during configuration valuation
  • All constraints will be take into account with higher performance
  • Supporting negative variant tables
  • Engine architecture design prepared for future syntax enhancements