SAP Innovation and Optimization Pathfinder for SAP ERP

Discover how SAP can help you to optimize and innovate your existing SAP ERP system. Take just a few minutes to share your company information and receive your personalized, free report within five business days.

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Get tailor-made recommendations on areas of relevant SAP innovations, business process improvements and IT optimization potentials for your core SAP ERP system. This interactive report is available for all customers on SAP maintenance and provides recommendations that are based on the way you are using your SAP ERP system today.

Find out:

  • Where are areas of business process improvement for my ERP system, and how am I positioned compared to my peers?
  • Out of SAP’s vast offering of SAP Fiori apps, Business Suite enhancements, SAP S/4HANA scenarios or Cloud extensions, which are the most relevant ones, based on my today’s ERP system usage?
  • Where are potential areas for IT optimization?
  • And for all of the above: how can I best use SAP Digital Business Services to implement innovations, or optimize business or IT processes? What is suitable from SAP Enterprise Support , SAP Services, SAP S/4HANA Value Assurance Packages etc.?

Requesting is fast and easy

With little effort you can submit your last month’s transaction productive ERP system workload data (ST03N) – and your latest enhanced SAP EarlyWatch alert with business key figures. In case you haven’t activated the enhanced EWA you can follow the instructions provided in this practical guide.

You will get your report by email in approximately 5 business days.

Questions? Contact us directly, or watch this short video. You can also view a sample report.


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To request SAP Innovation and Optimization Pathfinder, you’ll have to extract the list of used SAP system transactions from your productive ERP system collected by workload monitor, the latest enhanced SAP EarlyWatch Alert and upload your files. The instructions on how to create this transaction profile are found here.

Upload the list of used transactions - Workload monitor ST03 (Excel only)

Upload SAP EarlyWatch Alert with business key figures (PDF only)

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Please be aware that the pathfinder report is a high-level planning tool to get an overview of the relevant innovations, potential business processes improvements and IT optimizations for SAP Software. It does not cover all functional benefits that may be relevant for planning of your implementation. Data contained in the pathfinder report may be changed without prior notice and is provided for informational purposes to SAP customers only. For more detailed information, especially with respect to process or scenario-specific information, please refer to the SAP Web site located at

Before you perform any tasks related to the software lifecycle, you still have to consult the relevant documentation, such as Master Guides, documents provided in SAP Service Marketplace, support package stack guides, and SAP Notes. You cannot rely on the results of the pathfinder report. If you need individual guidance and support for your installation, upgrade or improvement project, please contact your local SAP consulting organization for further advice. The SAP Innovation and Optimization Pathfinder for SAP ERP and its content are provided by SAP SE and its affiliated companies ('SAP Group') for informational purposes only, without representation or warranty of any kind, and SAP Group shall not be liable for errors or omissions with respect to the materials. SAP does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links, or other items contained within these materials and shall have no liability for damages of any kind including without limitation direct, special, indirect, or consequential damages that may result from the use of the tool. Customers remain responsible for their SAP implementation.

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