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.
Customer Relationship Management
Expertly manage your marketing, sales, and service processes – and drive customer engagement – with SAP Business ByDesign.
Use personalized customer information for more effective campaigns, lead generation and qualification, and sales team handovers.
Gain complete sales force automation and improve account management, from contact interactions to invoicing.
Equip employees with the tools and insights they need to deliver superior service and boost customer satisfaction.
Human Resources
Streamline HR processes, such as organization management, workforce administration, time and attendance, and employee self-service.
Simplify employee onboarding and give employees and managers easy access to all relevant information.
Time, attendance, and labor management
Manage time, labor, and compensation more effectively with centralized data and self-service processes.
HR self-services
Empower employees to self-manage time sheets, procurement processes, and personal information.
Facilitate payroll processing and take advantage of interfaces for third-party payroll providers.
Requests and approvals
Create and monitor policy-compliant purchase requests and automated approvals.
Project Management
Manage projects of any size and complexity with SAP Business ByDesign.
Real-time project collaboration and monitoring
Run more effective, profitable projects by facilitating collaboration and enabling your teams to manage, deliver, and monitor projects in real-time.
Empower employees with self-service procurement capabilities to save time and costs, centralize supplier information, and negotiate better deals.
Maintain a central database of supplier and product information, making it easier to negotiate better prices and manage multiple supplier contracts.
Streamline your company's purchasing activities and provide buyers with real-time information so they can negotiate better prices.
Supply Chain Management
Improve supply chain effectiveness with better supply-demand matching and increase flexibility by streamlining customer and supplier collaboration.
Product development
Accelerate time to market and help ensure product design meets customer specs.
Supply chain management setup
Get a clear view of your supply networks and layouts for supply chain modeling.
Planning and control
Control material flows with an exception-driven approach to procurement planning.
Manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics
Produce high-quality products efficiently, better manage production, and automate related processes.
Industry-Specific Functionality
Professional services
  • Connect and automate key professional services processes
  • Get real-time project insight to maximize client value
  • Understand customer lifecycle data to effectively position your service offerings
  • Evaluate project and client profitability to help meet your portfolio goals
  • Get a view of your entire manufacturing operation from start to finish and in real time
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency
  • Simplify channel and partner management to meet market demand
  • Increase customer satisfaction and loyalty with a 360-degree view of customers
Wholesale distribution
  • Accurately forecast and meet demand
  • Gain transparency into your entire supply chain
  • Reduce operational costs while optimizing inventory levels and working capital
  • Present one face to the customer across your business, regardless of channel or region
In-Memory Database
Add power to your SAP Business ByDesign deployment
Use one database for everything
Store all your transactional and analytical data in a single database with in-memory computing to cut complexity and access the data you need in real time.