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Author: Ugur Hasdemir

With a financial background combined with his passion for Information Technology, Uğur is a trusted advisor with experience in ERP implementation since 2010 in the area of Financial and Management accounting. Driven by his passion for new technologies, Uğur has focused on SAP S/4HANA since the introduction of Simple Finance in 2014. Read More: http://s4hanablog.com/about-me/
S/4HANA 1709 what you need to know

S/4HANA 1709 what you need to know

After a great holiday season it’s time to continue writing and sharing great insides about S/4HANA again. With the official release of S/4HANA 1709 last Friday September 15th, there are a lot of new topics and innovations introduced. In this post I will go through the highlights of this massive release. Detailed posts on specific topics will be shared in future posts. By the way, I would like to take the opportunity to thank you all for your great interest…

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Event-Based Revenue Recognition in S/4HANA 1610

Event-Based Revenue Recognition in S/4HANA 1610

In this blog I will explain the new Event-Based Revenue recognition functionality in S/4HANA 1610. The Purpose of event based revenue recognition in a nutshell: Real-Time Reporting No Reconciliation Full Transparency With Event-Based Revenue Recognition, postings to relevant account assignment objects will lead to revenue recognition calculations. The basis for the revenue recognition calculations are all document line items that are assigned to the account assignment object. Processes that do not write a prima nota do not result in any…

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Embedded Analytics in S/4HANA (with demo videos)

Embedded Analytics in S/4HANA (with demo videos)

In previous blogs I have touched upon the embedded analytics functionalities in S/4HANA 1610. In fact in some specific topics I have shown you what you can achieve with HANA Live or tools like Analysis for Office. Specifically in the Attributed Profitability Segments blog I did show some reporting possibilities in S/4HANA. In this blog I aim to give a good overview of the purpose and added value of embedded analytics in S/4HANA. After the overview I will post demo…

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Realignments finally available in Account Based CO-PA with S/4HANA 1610

Realignments finally available in Account Based CO-PA with S/4HANA 1610

Since the introduction of Simple Finance (now S/4HANA Finance) Account Based CO-PA is the preferred Profitability Analysis method. Costing Based Profitability Analysis is still available and both types can be used in parallel. However all new features will be introduced in Account Based Profitability Analysis and this is the only type which provides complete integration with the General Ledger. So to make use of all the benefits of S/4HANA and the Universal Journal (ACDOCA), Account Based Profitability Analysis is the…

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The SAP GUI menu is back in Fiori 2.0

The SAP GUI menu is back in Fiori 2.0

Together with S/4HANA 1610, SAP Fiori 2.0 has been launched. Fiori 2.0 is SAP’s latest iterations of the SAP Fiori design language.  Next to the fact that it looks better and there are much more apps available compared to Fiori 1.0, the most important revolution in my opinion is that we now have a harmonized user experience across all application components. In this blog I will share my experience and challenges with Fiori 1.0 and the huge benefits and breakthrough…

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Attributed Profitability Segments in S/4HANA 1610

Attributed Profitability Segments in S/4HANA 1610

In S/4HANA 1610 a new functionality called ‘Attributed Profitability Segments’ is introduced. It is now possible to derive a (statistical) profitability segment when there is another real CO object with a settlement rule to COPA. I was hoping that this would fix some occurring issues with Account Based COPA in S/4HANA. Below, I will explain the scenario I have been dealing with in my example with a revenue bearing time & material service order which is billed with a debit…

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Finance in S/4HANA 1610 the what, why and how: Part 2

Finance in S/4HANA 1610 the what, why and how: Part 2

Last week I shared the What and How on Finance in S/4HANA. In part 1, we have learned the product and understand the key benefits of Finance in S/4HANA. Now I will continue with possible migration scenarios. The How… different scenarios and migration paths  One of the 5 pillars of S/4HANA is the choice of deployment. Both On-Premise as well as Cloud deployments are supported. In this blog you will gain an inside in the On-Premise deployment and migration scenarios….

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Finance in S/4HANA 1610: the what, why and how

Finance in S/4HANA 1610: the what, why and how

Nowadays there is a tremendous interest in S/4HANA, especially from current SAP customers. It’s about what, why and how to go to S/4HANA. This motivated me to start writing a series of blogs on the subject matter. In this part 1 of the blog I will explain the what and the why of S/4HANA. In part 2 the How will be explained further. Let’s start from the beginning by knowing the product. The What. In the title of this post I…

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