SAP S/4HANA Finance: An Introduction

SAP S 4HANA Finance An IntroductionSAP S/4HANA Finance is the future, so take a good look! Learn what SAP S/4HANA Finance (formerly SAP Simple Finance) can do, what it offers your organization, and how it fits into the new SAP S/4HANA solution. Explore its critical functionality, from cash management to profitability analysis, and consider your deployment options. Follow this second edition guide to the future of finance with SAP!

  • Learn what SAP S/4HANA Finance is—and what it can do for you
  • Understand the technical foundation of SAP S/4HANA
  • Explore your SAP S/4HANA Finance deployment options: on-premise, cloud, and hybrid

What You Will Learn?

The Future of Finance

Why SAP S/4HANA Finance, and why now? Identify the business trends that have shaped IT and Finance expectations for data, and explore the innovations that produced SAP S/4HANA Finance’s intuitive, effective processes.

Business Value

Get the details on how SAP S/4HANA Finance’s key attributes impact finance organizations—and how they’ll improve your business’ bottom line.

SAP S/4HANA Finance Applications

From cash management to financial close and consolidation, see what powerful applications SAP S/4HANA Finance offers, and how they can change your financial operations.

Book’s Highlights

  • SAP S/4HANA Finance (SAP Simple Finance)
  • In-memory technology and SAP HANA
  • Redundancy removal
  • Flexible reporting and analytics
  • Universal journals
  • SAP S/4HANA Finance applications
  • SAP Fiori
  • Deployment and adoption
  • Digitalization

About the Author of This SAP FI Book

Dr. Jens Krüger heads the Finance LoB in the board area of Products & Innovation. Jens oversees a global development organization that is dedicated to developing innovative applications in SAP’s core business. Jens and his team were key in developing the first module of SAP S/4HANA—SAP S/4HANA, Finance edition, formerly known as SAP Simple Finance.

In his responsibility as co-head of the SAP Innovation Center Potsdam and managing director of the SAP Labs Berlin, Jens plays a key role in shaping SAP’s future Finance portfolio and in further building thought leadership across the SAP ecosystem. Before joining SAP in September 2013, Jens was co-representative of Prof. Hasso Plattner’s research chair at the Hasso Plattner Institute for Software Systems Engineering. He was one of the founding members of the prominent joint research project with SAP that built the first prototype of SAP’s award-winning in-memory platform, SAP HANA.

Jens has a master’s degree in business administration from the Free University of Berlin, Germany, and received a doctorate degree for his dissertation “Enterprise-Specific In-Memory Data Management” from the Hasso Plattner Institute at the University of Potsdam.

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