Get a real-time view of your financial condition, streamline your core accounting processes, and manage cash and liquidity – with SAP Business ByDesign.
Solution Brief: Finance with SAP Business ByDesign ›
Customer Video: Better Visibility in the Cloud ›
Financial and Management Accounting
Manage accounts for multiple operating units, currencies, and reporting standards. Simplify fixed-asset and inventory accounting with accurate evaluations.
- Create financial reports across multiple business dimensions, and drill down to details
- Get real-time insights into financial performance with intuitive dashboards and flexible reporting
- Streamline your financial and management accounting processes with integrated ledgers
- Expedite period-end closings and provide stakeholders with reports on a timely basis
Demo: Financial and Managerial Accounting ›
Demo: Perform Parallel Accounting ›
Demo: Closing the Books with SAP Business ByDesign ›
Cash Flow Management
Get real-time visibility into your cash position. SAP Business ByDesign uses customer and supplier transaction data for an accurate forecast.
- Simplify your payables and receivables processes – optimizing cash management
- Automate approvals and view full accounting trails for the entire order-to-cash process
- Set employee policies, monitor purchases, and manage vendor payments and reimbursements
- Gain real-time insights into bank balances through electronic interfaces
Solution Demo: Cash Flow Management ›(login required)
Empower your employees with self-service procurement capabilities. SAP Business ByDesign can get you there – helping to reduce your costs and save time.
Solution Demo: Self-Service Procurement ›
Maintain a central database of supplier and product information. SAP Business ByDesign helps you negotiate better prices and manage multiple supplier contracts.
- Get the most competitive prices, find the best suppliers, and manage the entire contract lifecycle
- Gain complete visibility into supplier performance
- Ensure better pricing through quantity discounts and bundling multiple purchase requests
Streamline your company's purchasing activities. Provide real-time information to your buyers, so they can negotiate better prices for your company.
- Use intuitive analytics to get insight into company-wide purchases, monitor spend, and control costs
- Ensure quick, efficient invoice processing and payments to suppliers
- Reduce staff workload by managing employee purchasing activities through self-service procurement
- Project Management
Manage projects of any size and complexity with SAP Business ByDesign. Make it easy for your teams to collaborate – and monitor metrics in real time.
Demo: SAP Business ByDesign Project Management ›
- Supply Chain Management – SCM
Achieve greater supply chain flexibility. SAP Business ByDesign helps you collaborate with customers and suppliers for real-time insight into their performance.
Demo: Integrated Business Management ›
Accelerate time-to-market and ensure consistency between customer requirements and product design, lean product development and SAP Business ByDesign.
- Create product designs and import them directly into your engineering system
- Automatically generate bills of materials (BOM) from product designs
Supply Chain Setup Management
Get a clear view of your networks and layouts with SAP Business ByDesign for supply chain modeling. Create master data and achieve transparency.
- Manage material flows within your warehouse and manufacturing locations as an integrated process
- Define production, warehouse processes, and operations according to your business requirements
- Use scalable production models for transparency
Supply Chain Planning and Control
Manage supply and demand while controlling material flows with an exception-driven approach to plan procurement requirements made easy by SAP Business ByDesign.
- Monitor product availability and confirm delivery dates by checking requirements against stock
- Manage your resource capacity to meet production demand
- Identify problems early for quick resolution with minimal disruption
- Specify processes for drop shipment and stock transfers to minimize storage and transport costs
Manufacturing, Warehousing, and Logistics
Produce high-quality products efficiently with SAP Business ByDesign. Manage production, deliveries, returns, and stock transfers, and supply execution data.
- Improve tracking and tracing procedures by using identified stock and labeling
- Ensure product quality by integrating quality assurance with production
- Automate processes for inbound and outbound logistics as well as production
- Take advantage of barcode or RF readers, mobile devices, and electronic instructions
- Human Resources – HR
Streamline HR processes such as organization management, workforce administration, time and attendance and employee self-service with SAP Business ByDesign.
Simplify employee on-boarding and provide information access to all employees and managers. Leverage built-in workflows to reduce the HR staff workload.
- Take advantage of workforce administration and master data management capabilities
- Manage time, labor, and compensation more effectively
- Facilitate payroll processing, including interfaces with third-party payroll providers
Provide employees with self-service tools that allow them to handle routine tasks such as time recording, managing their personal information, and procurement.
- Create policy-compliant purchase requests, automate approvals, and monitor their progress
- Submit and manage requests for IT support, manager approvals, and other work-related issues
- Enable managers to view and approve requests and make data changes for their employees
- Customer Relationship Management – CRM
Manage sales, service, and marketing requirements with SAP Business ByDesign – and provide superior service to achieve high customer satisfaction.
Solution Brief: Grow Your Business with SAP Business ByDesign ›
Seamlessly manage your marketing activities: campaigns, lead generation, lead qualification, and handoff to sales – ensuring strong sales pipelines.
- Manage market, industry, and competitor information more effectively
- Streamline your lead generation activities and ensure a smooth and timely lead handover to sales
- Create customer communications based on previous customer interactions, requirements, and value
Demo: Campaign-to-Quote Management ›
Gain complete sales force automation including contacts, opportunities, orders, and invoices. SAP Business ByDesign helps you sell more effectively.
- Manage opportunities, sales orders, and invoicing as a single process for greater account control
- Maintain complete product, service, and pricing information for more effective selling
- Enjoy better account management through a complete view of opportunities, orders, and invoices
Demo: Improving Sales Effectiveness ›
Give your employees the tools they need to deliver superior service and increase customer satisfaction with SAP Business ByDesign.
- Provide agents with updated customer information so they can more effectively manage service calls
- Utilize comprehensive customer information to meet commitments and quickly resolve service issues
- Access product warranty entitlements to ensure you properly fulfill customer service requirements
Demo: Manage and Expedite Customer Service Requests ›
Integrated Analytics and Reporting
Gain insight across your business via role-based dashboards, embedded analytics, and flexible reporting options such as SAP Crystal Reports and Microsoft Excel.
- Provide role-based, real-time insights to improve decisions, productivity, and effectiveness
- Receive timely insights into business performance through intuitive analytics
- Drill down into details thanks to interactive reports that help you understand the what's behind the numbers
Video: Managing Financial Performance ›