Document Management with SAP S/4HANA

  • 5h 33m
  • Jawad Akhtar
  • Rheinwerk Publishing Inc.
  • 2020

Well-kept records are the key to success, so learn how to maintain yours with Document Management System! Get step-by-step instructions for implementing and configuring DMS in SAP S/4HANA, from using SAP Activate to defining master data. Set up document information records and then see how to structure, distribute, and report on them. Whether you need a system that supports digital signatures, engineering change management, or specialized workflows, this guide has you covered!

  • Configure DMS in SAP S/4HANA with step-by-step instructions
  • Classify and manage your business-critical records
  • Use digital signatures and engineering change management


Get detailed instructions for configuring DMS. Set up your controls and general data, define offices, integrate with SAP Document Center, and map tags and other elements for use with SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Generator.


Learn how to use all aspects of DMS including digital signatures, engineering change management, and authorization management. Master the all-important document information record, from its search capabilities to reporting.


From the content server to the index server, explore the technical infrastructure that underpins DMS. Walk step by step through planning and executing your DMS implementation with SAP Activate.

About the Author

Jawad Akhtar is an SAP logistics and supply chain management expert with a focus on business sales and delivery. He earned his chemical engineering degree from the Missouri University of Science and Technology in the United States. He has more than 20 years of professional experience, 16 of which have been spent working with SAP systems. He has experience working on several large-scale, end-to-end SAP implementation project lifecycles, including rollouts. He works with SAP clients to help them identify the root causes of business issues and address those issues with the appropriate SAP products and change management strategies. He now focuses on next-generation SAP products such as SAP S/4HANA, SAP Integrated Business Planning (SAP IBP), SAP Ariba, and SAP C/4HANA.

Jawad is also a technical advisor to SAPexperts, an ASUG speaker, and a contributor to SearchSAP, where his Ask the Expert column shares real-life lessons and best practices gleaned from SAP implementations, discusses ways to avoid common project pitfalls, and features various SAP products that solve key business issues.

In this Book

  • Introduction to Document Management
  • Configuring Document Management System
  • Classification
  • Document Info Record Management
  • Structuring, Distribution, Conversion, and Reporting
  • Digital Signatures
  • Engineering Change Management
  • SAP Cloud-Based Document Management Solutions
  • Infrastructure Setup
  • Authorization Management
  • Workflows in Document Management System
  • Implementing Document Management System with SAP Activate