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SAP Business ByDesign: The Best Of SAP – SAAS (Software as a service)
Boost profitability and efficiency – with cloud-based ERP and business management software for midsize companies.

SAP Business ByDesign is a complete, fully integrated business management solution that covers everything from ERP to CRM, procurement, supply chain management, and beyond. Whether you choose to implement the complete solution or begin with one of our starter packages, you pay a fixed monthly fee, which allows you to predict and control your IT budget.

In addition, SAP offers go-live services that help you take full advantage of the solution’s ease of deployment and ensure that your ERP go-live project will follow a clear, predictable, and cost-effective path.

Business ByDesign is the right solution if you are looking to:

  • Streamline end-to-end processes and boost efficiency across your organization
  • Gain timely business insights with integrated analytics and reporting powered by SAP HANA
  • Access business functionality and analytics anytime, anywhere, on almost any mobile device
  • Trust highly secure data centers that are managed, monitored, and maintained by SAP experts

Product Capabilities

Functional Capabilities

Expertly manage your sales, service, and marketing processes – and drive customer engagement – with SAP Business ByDesign.

  • Marketing: Use personalized customer information to better manage campaigns, lead generation/qualification, and handoff to sales
  • Sales: Gain complete sales force automation and improve account management – from contact interactions to invoicing
  • Service: Give your employees the tools and insights they need to deliver superior service and boost customer satisfaction

Get a real-time view of your financial condition, streamline your core accounting processes, and better manage cash and liquidity.

  • Financial and Managerial Accounting: Manage accounts for multiple operating units,
    currencies, and reporting standards
  • Cash Flow Management: Use customer and supplier transaction data to get real-time visibility into your cash position

Streamline HR processes such as organization management, workforce administration, time and attendance, and employee self-service.

  • Simplify employee on-boarding and provide information access to all employees and managers
  • Manage time, labor, and compensation more effectively
  • Facilitate payroll processing, including interfaces with third-party payroll providers
  • Provide employees with self-service tools for time recording, procurement, and managing their personal information
  • Create policy-compliant purchase requests, automate approvals, and monitor approval progress

Empower your employees with self-service procurement capabilities. SAP Business ByDesign can get you there – helping to reduce your costs and save time.

  • Sourcing: Maintain a central database of supplier and product information, so you can negotiate better prices and manage multiple supplier contracts
  • Purchasing: Streamline your company’s purchasing activities and provide real-time information to your buyers, so they can negotiate better prices

Manage projects of any size and complexity with SAP Business ByDesign. Enhance collaboration – and make it easy for your teams to manage, deliver, and monitor projects in real time.

  • Improve project management effectiveness
  • Positively impact project delivery
  • Run projects more profitably

Boost supply chain effectiveness with improved supply-demand matching – and increase flexibility by enhancing collaboration with customers and suppliers.

  • Product Development: Accelerate time-to-market and ensure product design meets customer requirements
  • Supply Chain Management Setup: Get a clear view of your networks and layouts for supply chain modeling
  • Supply Chain Planning and Control: Control material flows with an exception-driven approach to procurement planning
  • Manufacturing, Warehousing, and Logistics: Efficiently produce high-quality products, better manage production, and automate processes

Get an integrated, real-time view of your manufacturing operations – and optimize your entire process to shrink costs and meet customer needs faster.

  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by streamlining and integrating processes
  • Simplify the management of new sales channels, channel partners, and markets
  • Increase customer satisfaction and loyalty with a 360-degree view of every customer

Get complete, integrated professional services automation – from client management to financials and project management – using SAP Business ByDesign.

  • Gain real-time visibility into your projects – from project planning to execution
  • Develop the right services, ensure on-time delivery, and replicate your success
  • Target your services with greater insight into the customer lifecycle
  • Differentiate your firm by planning and delivering maximum client value
  • Evaluate project and client profitability to meet your required portfolio goals

Accurately forecast demand – and adapt and execute quickly – for lower inventory costs and higher customer satisfaction.

  • Forecast demand to optimize supply and ensure profitability
  • Gain visibility into your supply chain and track the delivery of long lead-time items
  • Reduce operational costs while optimizing inventory levels and working capital
  • Increase customer satisfaction and loyalty – despite competition from price-focused companies
  • Present one face to the customer across your business, regardless of channel or region

Licensing and Purchasing Options

SAP Business ByDesign is licensed through monthly subscription fees, calculated on a named-user basis. All core services such as backup, recovery, and regular upgrades are covered by SAP and included in the monthly fee. Two editions are available—a private edition and a public edition—to match your company needs.

Get a free trial or contact us for additional purchasing options.

Public Edition

Shared hardware, quarterly releases with upgrade dates determined by SAP
Tenants (minimum) 1
Users (minimum) 20

Private Edition

Dedicated multi-tenant system, quarterly releases with upgrade dates jointly determined by SAP and customer
Tenants (minimum) 10
Users (minimum) 200

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Quick Concepts

Scale, grow and respond to any change without hindrances. Only SAP Business ByDesign includes free updates every 3 months.

SAP Business ByDesign provides mobility for your team. Anytime and anywhere access for a productive workforce.

SAP Business ByDesign: Rapid deployment of fully cloud-based ERP in up to 16 weeks.