SAP Business ByDesign Reviews & Product Details

SAP Business ByDesign Overview

What is SAP Business ByDesign?

SAP Business ByDesign (ByD) is a comprehensive cloud enterprise resource planning software (Cloud ERP) that is sold and operated as software as a service (SaaS) by SAP SE. It is designed for small to medium-sized enterprises as well as subsidiary businesses. The software is designed to provide business processes across application areas from financials to human resources with embedded business analytics, mobility, e-learning, and support. SAP Business ByDesign is built on the principles of a service-oriented architecture (SOA). The underlying technology is leveraging SAP's in-memory HANA database. A comprehensive set of prepackaged integrations as well as SOAP and oData webservices ensure easy integrations to other SAP or non-SAP applications. The main application areas: Financial Management (FIN) Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Project Management (PRO) and Professional Service Automation (PSA) Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and Procurement Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Production Human Resource Management (HCM) Fund and Grant Management Integrated Business Analytics Executive support and compliance management. ByDesign is deployed in 144 countries and supports 12 languages. SAP Business ByDesign is available for a monthly software-as-a-service (SaaS) subscription, based on a base package, user types, and number of users. The price includes hosting, unlimited storage, access to all application areas (see above), support etc. Updates are delivered automatically four times a year with no IT staff required.

SAP Business ByDesign Details
Languages Supported
Danish, German, English, French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified)
Product Description

Want to run your entire business on a single, cloud-based software solution? Discover SAP Business ByDesign. Ideally suited for SMEs and subsidiaries of large corporations, it is a complete, integrated suite that can run your whole enterprise financials, human resources, sales, procurement, customer service, and supply chain.


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Year Founded
1972
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$27,553
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@SAP
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Our business analytics solutions close the gap between transactions, data preparation, analysis, and action, so you can make more informed decisions.

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Finance Annalyst
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

The hardly the best feature for this version of generally SAP for all intents and purposes is that is way pretty much easier to use than kind of other versions (just as definitely SAP R3). So if the company mostly is small or medium, and there''s not a lot of complecity in the operations and there actually are not too many employees i specifically think this version definitely is suitable for the company since the use essentially is easy and the trainings for the employees and new company members would mostly be generally easy as well. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Well, I particularly think that if the simplicity of the verison is a fairly strong point, I generally think it would generally be as well a weakness too because since it works in a "cloud\" system or something, the operation generally is not that fluid because sometimes the time you for the most part spend waiting for the web page to refresh specifically is kinda frustrating, specially when you actually are making a lot of transactions (it can for the most part be frustrating). Also sometimes you need to for the most part spend extra time working outside the system in order to specifically create for all intents and purposes more reports, extra literally excel files, controls and something. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If the company is big and the volume of the operations is also big, maybe you should reconsider another option. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Principally the lack of internal controls in the company, or so they actually thought. Before the implementation of SAP Business ByDesign the company was working almost in paper because they used an obsolete system, which for all intents and purposes is quite significant. But in the pactice, all the "controls\" the company used to particularly have with the kind of older system were inexistents since all the operation was being made outside an ERP. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Subdirector de sistemas administrativos
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from the seller
What do you like best?

One of the strengths of business by design is how easy is to configure a new tenant and once it's live is very easy to adapt the system to reflect the grow of a company. Changes in the company structure can be done on the systems in short time and without the neccesity of external consultants.

Good support for connectivity with the use of odata and web services. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

It has very streamlined business scenarios defined but It can be a little restrictive when trying to adapt complex very specialized not standard business processes. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Use the del learning material provided by sap. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Sap bussing by design allows very short implementation times with the predefined business scenarios. Also it has great connectivity potential for third party apps. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Montserrat M.
MM
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

it minimizes mistakes, and it gives you the ability to connect SAP Business ByDesign with excel, which helps in building many interesting reports, and enables to automize many tasks easily. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

it is regit, it lags sometimes, sometimes you enter a date in a closed period, and then you open the period but it still shows you that it is closed although it is not, also if u modify the bank statement, it modifies it but sometimes it keeps the heading of the unmodified bank statements, looking for invoices, journal entries, and anything is a bit complex, choosing an entity is also complex, because u can't always just right the initials and look for it, you have to know the number of the entity and if you have many entities then it is a struggle Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

SAP Business ByDesign is one of many programs out there, I think it is not very complicated to use, I also believe that many people could use it in a more efficient way than I do, my recommendation will be to get the program if you know all the features of it, and you know how those features will improve your workflow.

At the end of the day, the program is more modern than other programs, and the interface looks great too. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I do the normal bookkeeping job which includes bank reconciliation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, provisions, journal entries and etc.... Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Montserrat M.
MM
Senior Consultant
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

Cloud ERP Business byDesign software is specifically developed for small and medium enterprises. First and foremost advantage of this software is that you don't need a large IT team to manage and monitor the ERP. It is designed for scalability. The entire ERP software is built on a dynamic framework which gives you a comprehensive outlook. And it covers everything. Literally. Finance, operations, marketing, purchasing, admin, finance, procurement, and whatnot. This one tool is the gateway of unlocking smoother business processes and higher efficiency.

Benefits in a nutshell -

1. Transparent

You want fast and accurate decisions, right? Well, you are in luck because this little piece of wonder does exactly that. With everything in your view (in and out information) and a completely transparent view, you can make better decisions.

2. Cloud-Based

Go back 10 years. ERP software meant huge on-premise legacy systems and a large bundle of wires & cables. Now, come to the present. ByDesign is a cloud-based system. That means no setting up servers in your premise, no wires, no cables, and no headache.

3. Grows with You

As said above, scalability is at the core of SAP ByDesign. So, this software grows along with your business. Simply add modules as your requirements expand vertically and add users as you grow horizontally. Start with the basic suite and unlock more as you grow. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

It has all the built in features needed for finance operation and planning. However, at times there are some requirements which cannot be straight away implemented using the in built features, as such, to implement those solutions were time consuming. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I would highly recommend SAP Business ByDesign to all the small and medium enterprises who want to implement an integrated finance solution. This platform is easy to setup and has wonderful support service. All in all it has solution for all finance related operations, be it Finance planning, cash & Asset management, Receivables and payables management and so on. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I was using SAP Business by Design to provide implementation services for finance module (like - tax planning, Asset management, Cash management, Debtors and Creditors management ). The inbuilt features would fulfil most of the client requirement, it only needed very little modifications, as such it is pretty quick to deliver a solution. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

The system integrates all the business modules together under the same roof!

Works great for small & mid-size companies. I also believe, that the price is very reasonable comparing it to other ERP systems. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

In the retailers perspective, Some of the main functionalities are not supported. example: Cart rules.

However, you can customize it but it will not be very easy and it will affect the performance of the system.

On the other hand, the support is good but not always, it really varies on the person handling the ticket or the incident raised. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Providing you all the main features needed to cater for your business, including CRM, SRM, Finance, HR, Logistics ...etc.

They also provide you with a web-services interface that can be utilized to centralize your data/ transactions within the same system. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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System Engineer - SAP HCM Consultant
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Bydesign is sufficient for a medium size company as it delivers exactly what fits their needs. The best feature would be the Scoping and Questionnare, there is no large config as SAP ECC or HANA, it includes straight to business questions and a simple configuration. This is what makes it unique that a partner need not always be there for post implementation support.

Data migration to a Bydesign system is the simplest as the customer himself can fill out the Excel files given as standard by SAP for Bydesign and upload, as it shows on which line or column the error is. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Organizational Structure for HCM module should be different as following a MM or SD module structure is a bit difficult for the reporting and utilization part.

Also some part of payroll configuration should also be given for non-standard countries. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

1. Be clear about your expectations.

2. If looking for pure custom add ons or enhancements , involve the technical team from the first phase itself.

3. A lot of effort will go during Data migration phase from customer side too, considering they are not already using any ERP. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Managing sales order and invoicing as well as project management module integrated with MM is a great feature. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

There’s a separate tab for each function. The had separate sections on the side and each part had proper subheading. There was an easy search/help function on the side. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

It can get a bit overwhelming since there’s more subcategories. Sometimes the tab had to be loaded and refreshed a lot to display the changes that were made. Done of the tasks can be repetitive, such as picking the same location again instead of it being auto loaded. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Know what tab has what information and how they’re interconnected Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

One problem that I solved was putting in how much was spent for a business trip. It would be easy for the company to have one place to see the expenses of all their employees. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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C/4HANA & S/4HANA Consulting & Training
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

1. It is a product running on cloud (SaaS)

2. Combines the core ERP Functionalities along with CRM, SRM to be grown as a matured product perfectly suitable to SMB market and High-end market (subject to business needs)

3. The UI is designed for easy navigation and runs on HANA DB

4. Easy to customize which enables business to run in short project duration

5. Facilitates easy add-on development. Developers can code the functionality which can be deployed backend. The software used for development is C# which will be converted to its equivalent ABAP code and deployed through API's

Note: The above feedback was provided based on my hands-on and add-on deployment earlier. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Nothing specific I could find now, but can provide later after testing.

Note: I have not worked on the latest versions Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

1. Primarily look into the client's business process and needs before taking a decision / recommending the product.

2. Although Business ByDesign carries with it the end to end business process still it is better to compare it with SAP ECC / S4/HANA and do a fit-gap analysis before taking a call.

3. Since there is no on-premise solution of Business ByDesign, this factor needs to be considered while talking to business Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The product integrates all the core business functionalities and it looked at as a complete solution. The add-on development which was initiated by me and deployed was smooth sailing. Of course, we had some challenges earlier to understand the nuances of the product. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Manager Pre-Sales & Solutions Portfolio
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

Supply chain management Module

Project management Module

Production Module

Financial Module

CRM Module

Easy personalization of the screens and easy adoption for new user defined fields

Interactive analysis and how easy you can build analytics KPIs, Dashboards, and reports

Procurement Cycle

Logistics Cycle

I like how SAP ByDesign take care of the integrations, and the ready made integration scenarios Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

No HR and Payroll inside the system and development somehow tough, Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Look for the best partner that can provide you with the End to End solution out of SAP ByDesign, which come with the slogan Suit in a Box, it means it is providing the solution out of the box for your usage Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Project management, leasing, SCM, Logistics, Service and aftersales, rebate management, production and resource control Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Lead Consultant
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

Business by Design is best for small industries, highly secured and stable, as its on cloud can be available anytime and anywhere

Very fast to implement so the implementation cost is very less as compared to On premise ERPs.

Less dependency on core technical .

I liked the embedded dashboard for analysis. mostly required reports are available. Not much coding needed to create new.

SAP Business ByDesign is great value. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Little expensive for small industries

Technical knowledge needed.

data issues.

Sometimes performance issues like when fetching data for reporting purpose. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

its very good for small n mid sized companies. Implementation time is very less. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Many times, we face performance issue, technical issues and user locking and unlocking issues

Benefit: ERP easily available, as a service, once learnt will be very handy to use. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Sales & Account Management Leader
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Cloud based SaaS solution, it allows easy scalability and all the latest innovations available as they come. whithout worrying about upgrades and the complexities involved Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Limited inbuilt customizations, can only be achieved through integrations or SCP by building custom programs Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If you are an organization looking for a new ERP at a affordable cost, Then ByD makes a lot sense, being a cloud solutions it will grow as you grow without the inherent problems and limitations of a traditional on premise system. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

End to end integration and visibility of the entire supply chain, sales processes, marketing and projects as well Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Consultant
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from the seller
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

Readily available Help content

Bydesign online forums for help Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

No payroll management

Sometimes system may be slow due to the cloud Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Good mid range cloud product with data protection from SAP.

Cloud based ERP

Many Integration options available

Supports reporting tools Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Integration solutions for payroll

Integration with blackline for finance Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UM
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Depending on the scope of an SAP Business ByDesign implementation, companies can have business processes up-and-running and see results in as little as six weeks. Firms can choose whether to use the whole solution or deploy it selectively. If companies decide to implement only certain business processes, they can concurrently build a blueprint for future growth. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Needs to be more user-friendly.

Proper structuring needed. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

SAP delivers SAP Business ByDesign on-demand. Instead of companies having to upgrade, manage, or maintain the solution themselves, SAP experts carry out these tasks at hosted data centers worldwide. Because SAP Business ByDesign is a single solution that supports core processes across the business via a single user interface, companies can now leave behind non-integrated and hard-to-maintain stand-alone solutions. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

SAP delivers SAP Business ByDesign on-demand. Instead of companies having to upgrade, manage, or maintain the solution themselves, SAP experts carry out these tasks at hosted data centers worldwide. Because SAP Business ByDesign is a single solution that supports core processes across the business via a single user interface, companies can now leave behind non-integrated and hard-to-maintain stand-alone solutions. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Consultant- SAP Cloud for Customers
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

SAP Business By design offers a wide range of work streams and helps enterprises performs their end to end operations. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The customer relationship management and SCM module is not up to the mark. Plus SLP is totally missing, it is highly imperative for SMEs to be with right suppliers in order to expand their operations for value addition. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have executed P2P, DTS, FTM, CRM, SCM and HR process on SAP Business By design. The best part of the tool is all its modules are fully integrated with eachother and from extensibility point of view its easy to develop custom applications on it. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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CI
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

- Intuitive UI with easy navigation

- Integrated suite covering FIN, P2P, OTC, HCM, SCM, PLM and Project Management

- Analytical dashboard and reports

- OData/REST web services for better connectivity with external systems Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Low coverage in areas like HCM & SCM. Especially in HCM they can give more coverage to remove dependency on implementing a system like SuccessFactors Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

SAP Business ByDesign is a cloud based SaaS ERP solution from SAP targeting mid-size enterprises and Large Enterprise subsidiaries. It helps to simplify and streamline many of the processes in Financials, OTC, PTP, SCM, Project Management areas. It also helps to save time by automating some mundane processes. It also helped to provide the required insights to the management via its extensive analytical dashboards and KPI. Connecting to external systems was simplified via the REST/OData services available. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

SAP Business ByDesign is a cloud based SaaS ERP solution from SAP targeting mid-size enterprises and Large Enterprise subsidiaries. I had managed 20+ SAP ByD projects for such customers, including a 30 country rollout across multiple tenants. The common scope was Financials, OTC and PTP. It help to simplify and streamline many of the processes and reduce time by automating some mundane processes. It also helped to provide the required insights to the management via its extensive analytical dashboards and KPI. Connecting to external systems was simplified via the REST/OData services available. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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CB
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

It’s a saas business solution

SAP Business ByDesign is an end-to-end cloud ERP solution designed to integrate your departmental silos into one united business. With flexible business processes designed on best practices, it’s designed to connect your organization and provide access to accurate, real-time data. With the ability to scale and compete without increasing the complexity, you have the opportunity to grow your business your way. SAP Business ByDesign is a holistic, user-friendly application deployed to more than 4000 organizations over 120 countries. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Nothing that much when it comes to cloud implementation. We need a good cloud based strategy as a project framework for implementing.It has few Enhancement limitations. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Need a clear cloud implementation scoping and strategy. Need good resource for administration after go live for user management. Need s4hana insight . Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It’s cost effective. Implementation time frame has reduced a lot. Need few resource to handle the business solution. Most importantly it’s a cloud based solution and has integration option with all s4hana and sap cloud solutions so it’s a future proof solution. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Founder and CEO
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

The intuitive design, integrated suite and being powered by HANA makes the solution faster, and being a cloud solution, the accessibility for management. Additionally, the single version of truth provided by SAP suite of products makes a lot of different for ensuring that the business is successful Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Integrations to other solutions in the market. However, a lot of progress has been made that would make the solution a leader in cloud ERP in the future. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Adoption is the key for a successful implementation of SAP. Ensure that you deploy change management across your organization from the beginning, and ensure that the entire organization is on board with the implementation. Take time to test your delivered solution and make sure, as management, your team is using SAP Business ByDesign to the fullest extent. Most employees continue using traditional systems (example Excel and MS Projects) even after a ERP is implemented. It is the responsibility of the management to ensure adoption of the solution across the organization. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Complete organization runs on SAP, this provides the required credibility and tracking for things happening inside the organization and helps recognize the drawbacks and bottlenecks inside the organization. Managing projects in sync with Finance and supply chain reduces the paper trail and also helps us as an organization towards our go green initiatives Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Company Director
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from the seller
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

Business ByDesign is a complete ERP in a box fulfilling many business scenarios. Being offered as a SaaS solution and hosted by SAP the security and compliance and second to none. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The Excel plug-ins do not work on Apple Mac. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We automatically scan and process supplier invoices from the desktop of the clerk to the cloud solution and use that info for creating outbound invoices to our clients. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Business Development Executive
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

SAP Business ByDesign (ByD), is a suite in a box solution, all the modules are pre-integrated and seamless so no much effort involved in implementation. Also, it's opex pricing model is cheaper for small businesses as they don't have to invest more. Scaling up is seamless and the system can easily handle 2 or more lines of business. Built based on the industry's best practices so the process standards are optimized and lean. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Features are limited in plant maintenance, HR, and other core modules. Integration has limitations with various applications. Customization is possible but with severe constraints. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

This product is better compared to MS Dynamics and Oracle Netsuite in many ways. It is completely cloud-based and runs on HANA DB fastest in the market. The solution has no hidden expenses compared to competitors. The go-live time is very less and the system is agile and resilient in terms of scalability. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

ByD is helping me with analyzing and taking business decisions easily. The solution gives live analysis into the sales, the stocks in hand, the batch being produced etcetera. With these benefits, we have realized increased sales, reduced inventory losses, optimized manpower, and faster production. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Storeman / software developer
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from the seller
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

It's flexible, it fits a lot of businesses. It's cloud based so no downloads. Once you know it it can create complicated databases. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Once there is no Internet, your stuck and no work can be done. Quite bugy, canceling documents at certain stages is a nightmare. There are sometimes 3 ways of canceling documents. Vague indications why you can't do certain actions.

Using it is not intiuative, unless someone shows you what to do you wownt know how to use it. Every step of a transaction you have to know which tab and sub tab to open. Once you make an order in the system it wownt show you a button to print a pick list. Once you confirm a pick list theres no button on that page to get you an invoice. You have to find an invoice tab print it from there. If your one person tasked with putting an order in, picking it, confirming and then invoicing its a lot of screens to g through. There's a lot to dislike, but this solution is popular because it can work with a lot of businesses and employers don't think about the people that work with this software on daily bases.

Software covers accounting, purchases, sales and warehousing + more but I wouldn't call it user friendly in any of its fields. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I used to use it in purchasing, sales and warehousing a a wholesaler, but switched to another program. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Senior Consultant SAP ERP
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Is a complete ERP that allow to work from anytime and anyware. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The posibility to show in expenses more than two decimal in the price of a product.

There is no app for mobile to sell module Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Return the app that allow sales orders Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The logistic area is well stablish for small and medium companies. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Manager Finance and Accounts
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
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What do you like best?

The cloud based ERP Solution provides a wonderful MIS structure, making record for each and every process related with, helps to develop and create an easy organization growth. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

I cant find any problems in SAP Business ByDesign, only problem found was in the designers, they are not well planned to design a structure for organizations and not suggesting better things to organizations. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

SAP solves the GAP in the System process. Can easily develop a structure for an organization and helps to analyses helps the easy growth with adequate data. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from the seller
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

Deployment time is very less and easy to maintain. No infrastructure cost involved since the whole application runs on cloud. It offers almost all features provided by S4H. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Deep Customisation is a challenge, since it's a cloud application. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

SAP BYD is an extremely powerful cloud ERP for any industry. It comes with all standard modules along with the industry specific modules which brings the industry standard process for the companies to adopt. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

BYD brings down overall TCO. It reduces implementation time frames and thus go live happens quickly.. BYD offers running transactions and reporting on the go, since the whole application runs on cloud.. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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