SAP envisions BW/4HANA as an unrestricted data warehouse solution for the modern enterprise-level organization. Data warehousing is a consolidation of corporate and extra-corporate data than can be analyzed for decision-making and innovative new products. Look for future releases to integrate more tightly with Hadoop and provide big data lakes, machine learning, and intelligent data analysis.
SAP S/4 Hana Past upgrades include the 1511, 1610, 1709, 1809 and recently the 1909 releases. These upgrades are centered on machine learning and automation. In the SAP S/4HANA 1909 release, SAP went a step further and embedded these capabilities into the platform’s core. SAP calls this the digital core.
A packaging specification is master data. The packaging specification defines all the necessary packing levels for a product for example to put away or transport the product. For a product, a packaging specification mainly describes in which quantities you can pack the product into which packaging materials.
With SAP’s Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) on-premise or cloud deployment, you can manage high-volume warehouse operations and integrate complex supply chain logistics with your warehouse and distribution processes – delivering the ultimate in visibility and control. Optimize inventory tracking, cross-docking, distribution operations, multichannel fulfillment, and more – all in real time.
S4HANA Finance for group reporting is the on-premise version of SAP’s next generation software for financial consolidation and close. SAP delivers one major on-premise release each year. From a functional standpoint, the annual on-premise version inherits from all the features delivered in the cloud version each quarter.