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SAP Business ByDesign

Cloud ERP for Mid-size organizations

SAP Business ByDesign gives fast-growing businesses the platform to turn growth potential into real results. This cloud-based ERP solution connects every function across your company to time-tested best practices and in-depth analytics. You’ll get the foundation to scale and compete without the complexity and cost, so you can grow your business your way.

Why explore ERP system?

As your business changes, a solid underlying foundation is critical
It‘s time to go digital
  • You want to make the right business decisions at the right time, with real-time access to information
  • You need to automate your business processes, to increase productivity
You are growing
  • You are a fast growing company, and your needs are out-pacing your current system capabilities
  • As your business grows, you need to put best-practice processes in place
You are expanding
  • If you are expanding into new markets, you need business software that will enable you, not hinder you
  • Enable your subsidiary network to harmonize business and intercompany processes

A Good Cloud ERP Solution..

allows you to focus on running your business
Business Transparency
End-User Acceptance
Holistic Approach
  • Adapt your ERP solution easily to your companies business needs to be agile and transparent
  • Improve your data quality by connecting silos to have one centralized data source to focus on quicker business decisions
  • Intuitive ease of use, ease of learning, and noticeable reduction in your daily workload
  • Connected business processes help and enable end-user efficiency
  • Reduce and minimize your IT operating costs by running a cloud solution
  • Rely on a secure operating environment to protect your data privacy

Why SAP Business ByDesign?

Suite in a Box

Experience a single end-to-end cloud solution

Insightful

Get full transparency to make informed decisions

Built for Growth

Leverage a dynamic, configurable solution

Continuous Innovation

Be always up to date with automatic product updates

Intuitive, Scalable and Intelligent

SUITE IN A BOX

▪ Business ByDesign delivers pre-built processes for everything from finance and sales to product management and purchasing, so you can put SAP’s collective business process expertise to work for your organization and focus on what you do best. 

▪ Business ByDesign is built from the ground up to connect the silos that start to appear as businesses grow, uniting your entire company—from finance, marketing, sales, and service.

▪ Because Business ByDesign builds analytics into every process, you can share and see data across functions and departments and arm your team with the more accurate, timely and complete insight they need to make informed, in-the-moment decisions.

▪ Business ByDesign gives users an easy, clear view of the metrics that matter for their specific roles, showing issues and opportunities that require attention right from their dashboards, so they can quickly take decisions.

▪ Business ByDesign brings the power of SAP to growing businesses, delivering 99.5% uptime as well as the quality, performance and functionality you’d expect from the global ERP leader—all in a package that fits your business, your budget and the way you work. HR to project management, distribution and logistics—on a single, unified solution. 

▪ Business ByDesign is a natively mobile, cloud-based solution with an easy-to-use user experience that fits the way your employees want to work. Every part of the web-based solution is responsive—adapting to whatever mobile devices employees use to get their work done—and we offer targeted apps designed specifically for day-to-day tasks like time and expense reporting, project management and analytics.

▪ Business ByDesign is quickly configurable, using basic business questions and best practices to adapt the solution to fit your business, so you can get up and running, start seeing results and keep your business growing. 

▪ Business ByDesign features simple, clear pricing, so you know what your costs are going to be for the duration of your contract and build your budget accordingly. No surprises and no extra costs—just a clear understanding of what you’re paying.

BUILT FOR GROWTH

▪ Business ByDesign has customers in more 100 countries and globalization and translation toolkits built on local best practices, so you can adapt to tax requirements, languages and currencies and get off the ground quickly as you add new markets.

▪ Business ByDesign scales from 20 to 10,000 users and allows you to easily re-configure processes, so you can add more employees as business grows, quickly adapt how you work as business changes and always keep your business moving forward. 

▪ Business ByDesign connects you to the systems you use today and what you may need next, featuring APIs that allow quick connections to custom solutions you’ve built as well as pre-built integrations with Office 365, Concur and SAP SuccessFactors. You’ll keep data moving across your company even as your company grows and changes.

INSIGHTFUL

▪ Because Business ByDesign builds analytics into every process, you can share and see data across functions and departments and arm your team with the more accurate, timely and complete insight they need to make informed, in-the-moment decisions.

▪ Business ByDesign gives users an easy, clear view of the metrics that matter for their specific roles, showing issues and opportunities that require attention right from their dashboards, so they can quickly see what needs to be done and take action. 

▪ Business ByDesign features more than 500 standard reports, dozens of pre-built KPIs and Excel integration— all right out of the box—so you can bring transparency to the business immediately and give your team the tools they need to easily analyze and share data.

CONTINUOUS INNOVATION

▪ Business ByDesign brings more than 10 years of experience running ERP in the cloud, so you can be confident you’re getting a stable solution with a proven track record of delivering for organizations like yours.

▪ Business ByDesign brings the power of SAP to growing businesses, delivering 99.5% uptime as well as the quality, performance and functionality you’d expect from the global ERP leader—all in a package that fits your business, your budget and the way you work.

▪ Business ByDesign consistently delivers new features and processes—we publish our development roadmap so you know exactly what’s coming next, and we deliver quarterly product updates to get the latest innovation in your hands as quickly as possible. 

▪ With Business ByDesign, you can take advantage of new SAP technology as it becomes available, so you can put the latest innovation to work for your business and stay ahead of competitors of all sizes.

▪ Business ByDesign offers a range of configurations, extensions, adaptations and integrations that give you the flexibility to adapt and extend the solution to fit what you need now, while remaining in your standard service level agreement (SLA), so you can predict and manage pricing as well as get the latest updates with each quarterly release.

SAP Business ByDesign – Integrated Business Scenarios

Key Innovations

  • SAP Business ByDesign covers CRM or ERP end-to-end processes in one solution
  • The solution assures true customer centricity through a complete process from your first customer interaction to order execution
  • Sales process and execution can be done manually or fully automated including 3rd party order execution
  • Built-in pricing, tax, collaboration, planning, and analytics support fast & efficient execution, transparency and decision making

Key Innovations

  • Model your internal supply chain as detailed as needed to run your internal logistics and production processes
  • Model your external supply chain including all relevant companies and business partners involved
  • Leverage your ecosystem of partners, external solutions such as Web shops, MES, or CAD systems, and multiple adaptation capabilities
  • Integrate the value chain for cost transparency, real-time inventory valuation, and optimized cash-flow
  • Work efficiently by uniform task distribution, process automation, and exception based planning and execution

Key Innovations

  • SAP Business ByDesign supports commercial as well as operational project management and the entire range of project scope which enables you to manage a broad variety of projects types 
  • Automatically pushed workflow tasks, alerts, and notifications give your project managers and teams clear information required for their daily work
  • Available mobile apps support you in time and expense recording, approval process, and project monitoring
  • Seamless project integration across all functional areas, including finance, CRM, procurement, and logistics
  • Built-in analytics and reporting for real-time project tracking and accounting give you full transparency

Key Innovations

  • Convergence of internal and external accounting concepts
  • Parallel valuation capabilities to fully support multi-GAAP accounting (parallel accounting) 
  • All operations within your goods and services value chain are seamlessly linked to financial and management accounting
  • New cash & liquidity management concept

Key Innovations

  • Built-in analytics provide you real-time information based on one single source of data
  • Multiple ways, such as Browser-based, MS Excel, or mobile are supporting you to consume the information based on your individual needs
  • Create your own custom-built reports and data sources which are key for your business
  • The in-memory technology of SAP HANA provides you high-end performance in running analytics

SAP Business ByDesign – Functional Scope

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Financial Management
  • Convergence of internal and external accounting concepts
  • Parallel valuation capabilities to fully support multi-GAAP accounting (parallel accounting)
  • All operations within your goods and services value chain are seamlessly linked to financial and management accounting
  • New Cash & Liquidity Management Concept
Supplier Relationship Management
  • Sourcing and Contracting including strategic sourcing, RFQ processing, and supplier base management
  • Unified purchase request and order management supporting integration to projects, shopping carts and supply planning
  • Purchasing efficiency by supporting process automation, flexible pricing, bundling, multi-step approvals, and task management
  • Goods receipt and supplier returns management
  • Reliable and automated supplier invoice management by tree-way match of invoice goods, receipt and purchase order information
  • Identify savings by using real-time spend analysis
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Project Management
  • Support of commercial as well as operational project management and the entire range of project scope which enables the management of a broad variety of projects types
  • Automatically pushed workflow tasks, alerts, and notifications give project managers and teams clear daily work guidance
  • Mobile apps available for time and expense recording, approval process and project monitoring
  • Seamless integration across all functional areas, including Finance, CRM, Procurement, Logistics, and Expense and Reimbursement Management 
  • Built-in analytics and reporting for real-time project tracking and accounting
Supply Chain Management
  • Model the external supply chain including all relevant companies and business partners involved
  • Provide demand and supply transparency across all locations
  • Model the internal supply chain within a site to the detail needed to run your internal logistics and production processes
  • Leverage the ecosystem of partners, and external solutions, and multiple adaptation capabilities (for example shipping service providers, interface to CAD)
  • Integrate the value chain for cost transparency, up-to-date inventory valuation and a tight process integration to finance
  • Work efficiently by uniform task distribution, process automation, and exception based planning and execution monitoring
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Customer Relationship Management
  • SAP Business ByDesign CRM integrates front office and back office into one single solution
  • True customer centricity through a complete process from marketing to sales and service including order execution and invoicing
  • Integrate the value chain for cost transparency, up-to-date inventory valuation, and optimized cash-flow
  • Built-in pricing, tax, collaboration, planning, and analytics support fast and efficient execution, transparency, and decision making
Human Resources Management
  • Streamline people centric processes with a single view which integrates the organization, peoples access, and responsibilities
  • Easy administration, monitoring, and reporting of employee data by HR professionals
  • Provides a seamless business process flow by having a tight integration with Projects, Finance, Procurement, and CRM
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Built-in Analytics
  • Built-in and real time analytics connecting insights and actions
  • Support of multiple ways to consume the information based on the needs of the user (web, MS Excel, mobile)
  • Business processes integrate analytics
    • Scoping of processes activates analytics out of the box
    • One uniform way to model and access business data
  • Model driven adaptability allows key users to create custom-built reports and data sources
  • High-end performance through in-memory technology of SAP HANA
Built-in Help & Learning
  • Built-in and context sensitive help environment that provides users the help resources related to the screen the user is currently working on
  • Built-in learning environment that provides the user access to role- and self-paced learning material
  • Every customer can enhance the learning and help content to adapt it to the company requirements
  • Integrated incident management that is seamlessly integrated with SAP’s support center
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