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.
SAP plans to transform S/4HANA Finance into an intelligent ERP that can leverage machine learning and apply predictive analytics to the data explosion expected from the Internet of Things (IoT). Future releases include a personalized digital assistant driven by natural language processing (NLP) and artificial intelligence.