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Industry innovation

Digital adoption has accelerated to meet changing business needs across all industries. Find out how digital transformation differs between industries and how you can achieve your business objectives for digital transformation within your industry.

Context for digital transformation

Transform core capabilities and build new business models.  See where transformation is happening, and why, in various industries.

Components of digital transformation

See the 6 part success formula for transformation.

Questions to guide digital transformation

Six questions executives should ask to ensure value is derived from digital transformation.

What is industry cloud?

SAP’s industry cloud simplifies access to innovative vertical solutions across industries. Built by SAP and our partners on an open platform, these solutions are interoperable with our intelligent suite, enabling you to drive business transformation profitably and sustainably, seize new opportunities, and manage business disruption and changes within your industry.


Leverage modular, industry-specific solutions developed by SAP and our partners to deliver business innovation – not just technologies.


Simplify your IT landscape and the provisioning of high-value vertical solutions with open APIs, business services, data models, and process model​s.


Ensure interoperability with our intelligent suite and SAP Business Network​ to optimize and extend your core business processes.

  • Automotive
  • Consumer Products
  • Engineering, Construction & Operations
  • Industrial Machinery & Components
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
  • Utilities
  • Automotive
  • Consumer Products
  • Engineering, Construction & Operations
  • Industrial Machinery & Components
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
  • Utilities

Industry cloud solutions for the automotive industry

Meet changing regulatory and customer demands with industry cloud solutions that can help you streamline your business and make it more resilient. Connect with customers, build brand loyalty, and optimize your supply chain.

Consumer Products

Industry cloud solutions for the consumer products industry

Leverage cutting-edge industry cloud solutions to address changing consumer habits, improve supply chain collaboration and sustainability, and build customer trust and loyalty.

Engineering, Construction & Operations

Industry cloud solutions for the EC&O industry

Achieve construction project excellence by improving resource utilization, increasing profitability, and mitigating project risk with industry cloud solutions for the engineering, construction, and operations (EC&O) industry.

Industrial Machinery & Components

Industry cloud solutions for the IM&C industry

Reshore your operations, find and retain great talent, and keep up with changing laws by using industry cloud solutions for the industrial machinery and components (IM&C) industry. Remain innovative and resilient, even in times of uncertainly.

Professional Services

Industry cloud solutions for the professional services industry

Reduce scope creep, hire top talent, and maximize utilization rates for your top talent using our industry cloud solutions for the professional services industry.


Industry cloud solutions for the retail industry

Drive digital disruption and transformation by using industry cloud solutions to understand and meet evolving customer expectations, modernize and personalize marketing, and inspire and retain employees.


Industry cloud solutions for the utilities industry

Engage utilities customers through the channel of their choice and grow service capabilities, without increasing service costs, with core processes for defining individual customer solutions and steering the delivery of services.

Benefits for everyone

Core process transformation is needed more urgently than ever before to cope with the effects of rapidly changing market conditions. Agility in the end-to-end industry value chain is critical to your success. How can you benefit from industry cloud?

Business leaders

  • Ensure resilience, efficiency, and flexibility, while supporting strategic transformation
  • Choose from a wide selection of specialized, cutting-edge solutions that are easy to explore and consume
  • Enhance and extend business capabilities, while maintaining process integrity and compliance


  • Respond to changing business requirements, while minimizing integration and support costs
  • Enable continuous innovation, while protecting the security and integrity of business processes
  • Increase automation and support business transformation in a safe, controlled way

Ecosystem partners

  • Take advantage of new business opportunities with an integrated go-to-market model
  • Accelerate solution innovation and development
  • Support industry-specific innovation and the ability for any industry to run as an intelligent enterprise

Hear from our customers and partners

Deloitte is proud to partner with SAP on industry cloud solutions across several industry sectors, including consumer products, life sciences, retail and automotive. Industry cloud represents a foundational capability to help our clients achieve the Kinetic Enterprise™, to be built to evolve. Deloitte has an existing portfolio of successful industry innovations that complements industry cloud. Together, SAP and Deloitte are providing a road map of business outcomes, each with a discrete, industry-specific value proposition enabled by SAP and Deloitte Kinetic Microservices.

Jan Waals
Principal and Global SAP Chief Commercial Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP

SAP’s decision to double down on delivering industry core functionality via strategic collaborations is creating exciting opportunities for us to work together and deliver value to our joint customers through innovative new solutions. Our joint solution combining real estate and experience data from SAP with building operational data from Honeywell Forge is a great example.

David Trice
Chief Product Officer & Vice President General Manager, Connected Buildings, Honeywell

As organizations seek intelligent industry workflows enriched by data-to-value scenarios, SAP and IBM are well-positioned to leverage the combined power of our leading technology and deep industry expertise to address this market demand head-on. We are looking forward to partnering with SAP to further help customers transform their businesses, leverage data-driven insights to make more reliable decisions, and accelerate their move to the Intelligent Enterprise with end-to-end industry cloud solutions.

Keith Costello
IBM Global Vice President & GM, SAP Practice, IBM Services


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can achieve.

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