Usage patterns of ERP systems change. The digital age sees a steep increase in so-called indirect access—applications exchanging data without manual interference, increasingly in real time. In 2018, SAP introduced a new optional pricing model that is no longer based on users but on usage and outcomes. Learn in this webcast how the new digital access model from SAP works and what the licensing strategy should be for your company.

This webcast is part of an SAP S/4HANA licensing series. To view other parts, please visit their on-demand pages below:


  • 2:30 – Agenda overview
  • 3:20 – Use of ERP and types of access
  • 4:45 – Technology landscape is evolving and so is the way customers access ERP
  • 7:00 – SAP is modernizing ERP pricing
  • 8:55 – New indirect digital access licensed using documents
  • 10:30 – Nine document types cover most valued outcomes from SAP ERP
  • 11:50 – Digital access – measurability
  • 14:30 – Contractual options for existing SAP ERP customers
  • 17:10 – The SAP Digital Access Adoption Program
  • 21:45 – Q&A


  • Michael Deller, Senior Director SAP S/4HANA Solution Portfolio & GTM Execution, SAP
  • Bernd Hartman, Director, Business Process Management, SAP

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