My SAP S/4HANA Cloud from SAP SD Consultant's view
Updated July 10, 2019

My SAP S/4HANA Cloud from SAP SD Consultant's view

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with SAP S/4HANA Cloud

SAP S/4HANA Cloud is a user-friendly and completely renewed business package built for taking advantage of state-of-the-art data technology. You no longer have to prepare, merge or process data from various databases just to get an overview of your company’s operations. The program does all of this for you and in real time, allowing you to steer the company yourself. SAP S/4HANA Cloud we implement in many companies such are Z-LINE
Avtomotive d.o.o., Strip's d.o.o., Lumenia d.o.o. and Post of Slovenia d.o.. So SAP S/4HANA Cloud addresses many different type of businesses, from automotive to productions and logistics.
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud uses analyses to predict the buyers’ behaviour and the success of products in real time.
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud links up with your existing systems and does the finances, sales, purchases, logistics, product development and manufacturing for you in order to tackle your specific challenges in the industry.
  • A unique approach to commerce enables you to work with just one accurate source of information and plan and make decisions in real time.
  • Printing from SAP S/4HANA Cloud could be designed in more user friendly way. Sometimes it's hard for beginners to start using SAP S/4HANA Cloud as is.
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud new GUI could have some more colors and different icons. So design has very big room for improvement.
  • More SAP S/4HANA Cloud web courses.
  • Small and mid-size companies get a higher value of the company with SAP S/4HANA Cloud.
  • Many new SLA agreements are agreed after implementation SAP S/4HANA Cloud in companies.
  • Many small companies now decides for SAP S/4HANA Cloud as service in cloud.
Overall usability is quite good (8). There is also room for improvement as there is in every ERP system. New users see it in more vivid colors and less clicking to get to desired functions. So SAP Fiori is the right way for them. Classic SAP GUI is more or less OK and is for experienced user who wants more in their everyday work.
With SAP S/4HANA Cloud our customers can expand their relationship with vendors, who already uses SAP S/4HANA Cloud, in a much easier way. The integration process is faster and cost-efficient. Review and revision in the acquisition of a company's share is extremely fast, because all transactions are the same in companies which already uses SAP. SAP S/4HANA Cloud is available for a flexible monthly subscription and now our customers don't need to purchase hi-cost hardware / server machines.
SAP S/4HANA Cloud has quicker data processing. Customers and partners can adapt predictive use cases, or create new ones based on their own business needs in SAP S/4HANA Cloud Predictive Analytics, and publish to the application with one click. Predictive analytics. SAP S/4HANA Cloud has excellent textual Analysis which is the process of analyzing unstructured data, extracting relevant information, and then transforming that information into structured information that can be leveraged in different ways.
Well suited: New companies which do not have SAP S/4HANA Cloud at all. We manage quite ok to implement many modules in SAP S/4HANA Cloud. Less appropriate: Upgrade from SAP ERP to SAP S/4HANA Cloud in companies which have many integrations with other non-SAP systems by IDOCs or XML-s could be a real pain and hardship.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Feature Ratings

Accounts payable
Accounts receivable
Inventory tracking
Automatic reordering
Location management
Order entry
Cost of goods sold
Pay calculation
Benefit plan administration
Direct deposit files
Standard reports
Custom reports
API for custom integration
Role-based user permissions
Single sign-on capability
Not Rated

Using SAP S/4HANA Cloud

20 - Our employees as SAP S/4HANA Cloud consultant represent different business functions, for example: sales and distribution, human and resources, financial accounting, logistics, material management, controlling, workflow, production planning and cross application modules.
20 - Eactually nothing special is required as long as they know new SAP S/4HANA Cloud transactions in their supporting module and they are skillful in new SAP S/4HANA Cloud gui. Also they have to understand new SPRO and a part which is customized on web gui. Of course they have to have will for new knowledge.
  • SAP Fiori in a new SAP S/4HANA Cloud system
  • Using SAP S/4HANA Cloud with SAP Analytics Cloud
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud's coverage of existing ERP features and functions
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud ERP business suite for our customers
  • Great UX for SAP S/4HANA Cloud with SAP Fiori
  • SAP Ariba integration with SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Fiori Launchpad tiles on mobile devices with SAP S/4HANA Cloud
Currently we have to discover all possibilities we have with SAP S/4HANA Cloud. So at the moment the is no need to renew our use of SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Evaluating SAP S/4HANA Cloud and Competitors

We would do it the same way. It's hard to say what if...

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Implementation

Implementation was as expected. We had minor issues with our Z* transactions, but nothing special. Some tables were extended and needed regeneration. Overall satisfactions is good.
Change management was minimal
  • Most difficult was setting of printing to desired local and network printers

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Support

Support is good. Nothing to complain.
Quick Resolution
Good followup
Knowledgeable team
Problems get solved
Kept well informed
No escalation required
Immediate help available
Support understands my problem
Quick Initial Response
After having issues with printing invoices from SAP S/4HANA Cloud. Support team explained that in cloud edition of SAP S/4HANA Cloud, output management is the only available framework for output. Printing is done either online from the web browser or in the background via a Print Queue and the Cloud Print Manager. They corrected our setting and give us a good example and manuals so we can do it now by our self and know where to look for setting if issue will happen again.

Using SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Like to use
Relatively simple
Technical support not required
Well integrated
Quick to learn
Feel confident using
  • List and searching on standard tables are quicker and more flexible.
  • Customizing is on some parts simplified.
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud Migration Cockpit is very useful tool.
  • Actually none because we are used to work with SAP S/4HANA Cloud more than 10 years.