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Personalized brand promises will be integrated into customer experiences

By 2025, we believe that high tech companies will rely on platforms and subscription-based services for monetizing intellectual property to provide the efficient, reliable products and consumer-grade experiences customers expect.

See how high tech companies are succeeding with SAP

SAP Road Map for High Tech

Explore our high tech industry road map to learn more about current industry solutions, planned innovations, and future direction.

Current release highlights

  • Product lifecycle costing and sourcing simulation and optimization
  • Response and supply planning enhancements for order-based planning
  • Core sales automation and cloud-based integration of intelligent sales execution capabilities
  • Shop-floor execution enhancements in the cloud

Upcoming innovations

  • Cloud enablement of product lifecycle costing
  • Sales, inventory, and operations linked to demand-driven materials requirements planning
  • Automation of integrated sales engagement solutions to drive end-to-end sales processes
  • Strong back-office services capabilities enabled by SAP S/4HANA

Future plans

  • Improve the innovation process by adopting the SAP HANA business data platform
  • Enable a demand-driven model across tactical, operational, and executional needs
  • Manage orders with real-time, dynamic pricing and promotions with AI and propensity modeling
  • Provide convenient, reliable, and integrated service processes across any channel and device

Get the facts

70 %

of global discrete manufacturers will offer smart connected products, driving the need for digital supply chain capabilities.

IDC FutureScape

60 %

of high tech company CEOs are concerned that the speed of technological change will hurt their organizations’ growth prospects.

Harvard Business Review

30 %

fewer IT applications per billion in revenue for high tech businesses that have a strategy in place for platform landscape consolidation.

SAP Performance Benchmarking

Solve your specific high tech business needs

Enable the Intelligent Enterprise in high tech

Learn about the intelligent technologies that will be instrumental in helping high tech companies deliver innovation with a trusted brand.

Transform high tech with intelligent ERP

See how SAP S/4HANA provides a proven framework for best practices in the high tech sector, enabling operational excellence across customer engagement and asset management.

Create a winning strategy for Industry 4.0

Explore SAP’s strategy for Industry 4.0 and how you can leverage Industry 4.0 to turn challenges into opportunities, connect with customers, and integrate partners.

Find high tech software tailored to your needs

Simplify and automate processes across the business to deliver innovative products, optimize the supply chain, and exceed customer expectations.


Become an intelligent enterprise by using our real-time enterprise resource management suite deployed in the cloud to connect people, business networks, and Big Data and realize deeper insights. 

SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain

Respond to new market expectations with a real-time supply chain planning solution that combines capabilities for sales and operations; demand, response, and supply planning; and inventory optimization. Take advantage of powerful supply chain analytics, what-if simulations, and alerts – in the cloud.

Transform your business with SAP Services and Support

Evolve your business with services and support from SAP – your trusted adviser for digital transformation strategy and execution.

Simplify and accelerate your digital transformation

Support critical business processes on your path to innovation and digital transformation with holistic, end-to-end services that reflect over 40 years of knowledge, experience, and innovation.

Transform your business with unparalleled service support

Close the gap between your digital transformation strategy and execution with innovation discovery, digital strategy, and business transformation services from a trusted adviser that knows SAP software best.

What are leading analysts saying about SAP?

SAP leads in industrial IoT platforms

IDC recognizes SAP’s commitment to embedding the Internet of Things (IoT) into SAP S/4HANA, SAP Customer Experience solutions, and SAP Digital Supply Chain solutions to innovate intelligent technologies for SAP customers. 

Get the latest news and trends from experts

Satish Maktal
Industry Advisor – High Tech

High tech leads in supply chain transformation

Discover how global supply networks for high tech products are growing more complex and competitive as companies aim to be first to market with new products.

Thomas Pohl
Sr. Director Marketing

Celebrating the high tech innovation story

Learn about the high tech companies that won an SAP Innovation Award in 2020, and find out how you can submit for the 2021 SAP Innovation Awards.

Satish Maktal
Industry Advisor – High Tech

Tech CFOs navigate new challenges

Find out how the role of tech CFOs is changing as they help their companies address fundamental changes unleashed by digital transformation.

Communities and Events

Join the SAP for High Tech Community

Visit our community to learn about trends and innovations in high tech through blogs, discussions, and events with fellow SAP customers and experts.

Manage your high tech business enterprise-wide

Explore our comprehensive solutions for all business processes across all industries to find the solutions you need to build a connected business.

Human Resources

Simplify HR processes and engage your workforce to drive better business results, empower your workforce, and develop your talent.


Bring together financial processes with automated, real-time analytics, and translate them into forward-looking business insight across the entire organization.

Procurement and Networks

Streamline procurement processes across your organization, driving compliance and control while cutting costs and risks.


Take advantage of in-depth data analysis, predictions, and processing of complex events, and combine data from a variety of sources into one, integrated platform.

Database and Data Management

Leverage business applications that use the latest technology advancements – including the SAP HANA platform, cloud, mobile, and more.

Application Development and Integration

Deploy high-velocity, intelligent edge applications using business and technology services.

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