SAP's Accuracy

How Accurate Was SAP on S/4HANA in the Cloud Being Easily Extended?

Executive Summary

  • What SAP said about S/4HANA in the cloud is easily extended.
  • In this article, we fact check the accuracy of S/4HANA in the cloud is easily extended.

What SAP Said About S/4HANA in the Cloud Being Easily Extended

SAP released a major paper titled SAP S/4HANA Extensibility for Customers and Partners. In this paper, SAP proposed that S/4HANA in the cloud would be “extensible” (introducing a new word to the SAP lexicon) and made a variety of claims ranging from improved upgradeability to reduced implementation timelines.

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Lack of Financial Bias Notice: The vast majority of content available on the Internet about SAP is marketing fiddle-faddle published by SAP, SAP partners, or media entities paid by SAP to run their marketing on the media website. Each one of these entities tries to hide its financial bias from readers. The article below is very different.

  • First, it is published by a research entity.
  • Second, no one paid for this article to be written, and it is not pretending to inform you while being rigged to sell you software or consulting services. Unlike nearly every other article you will find from Google on this topic, it has had no input from any company's marketing or sales department.

The Truth About S/4HANA in the Cloud Being Easily Extended?

As we covered in the article, How Accurate is SAP on the Use of the Term Extensible for S/4HANA in the Cloud?, the term extensibility is a synonym for customization. This profoundly dishonest article by SAP attempts to thoroughly mislead the reader into accepting several false assumptions about the history of SAP (for instance, R/3 became famous because of low cost “extensibility”) and incorrect assumptions about the future. In the paper, SAP proposes things that customers will be able to leverage that does not exist.

Conclusion and Calculation

SAP receives a 0% accuracy rating for S/4HANA in the cloud is easily extended

Link to the Parent Article

This is one of many research articles on a specific topic that supports a larger research calculation. For the overview of the research calculation for all of the SAP topics that were part of the study, see the following primary research A Study into SAP’s Accuracy.