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3044085 - FAQ - Use and Future of HCM module in S/4HANA OnPremise


You are in the process of converting or implementing S/4HANA OnPremise. After reading the following SAP Notes:

  • 2768103 - Technical HR dependency in S/4HANA on premise

  • 2273108 - S4TWL - General HCM Approach within SAP S/4HANA

there are still some unanswered questions about the use and the future of HCM module in S/4HANA.

Proceed with the resoluction section of this FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions - article for the answers of the following questions:

  1. What has changed in HCM module for S/4HANA? Which is the background of this change?
  2. Which is the functionality scope of HCM in S/4HANA?
  3. HCM module is running in "Compatiblity Mode". Is it necessary to install any special add-on to make it compatible with S/4 HANA?
  4. Are there any follow-up activities for Human Resources (Compatibility Packs) once it is installed/available in S/4HANA?



  • S/4HANA OnPremise (any release until 2022) 


SAP S/4HANA all versions


HCM, S/4HANA, compatibility mode, S4, follow-up , KBA , CA-HR-S4 , Cross-Application HCM Objects in S/4HANA , PA-PA-XX , General Parts , PY-XX , Payroll: General Parts , CA-HR-S4-OP-BP , HCM Business Partner Integration , How To

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