What the SAP S/4HANA Solution Offers

What is SAP S/4HANA and what important tools does it consist of? In this article, designed for those who are reconsidering their business processes with a view to digital transformation, we will answer this important question. SAP, in fact, is primarily known for its ERP, but the German company has much more to offer.

What is SAP?

SAP Software is a European multinational company founded in 1972 that provides software solutions for managing business operations and customer relations. The company is particularly well known for its ERP system, considered the No. 1 system in the world.

What is an ERP System?

Let’s take a step back: ERP stands for Enterprise Resourse Planning, and it is a system for planning resources and managing the day-to-day operations of accounting, project management, CRM, and more.

To simplify, the ERP system acts as the centralized brain of the company, storing data and sharing it to each department. Each of them has access to all the information and data of their own department as well as others. You can elaborate on here .

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What is the SAP S/4HANA solution?

SAP S/4HANA is a package of software applications that integrate data, processes, and functions for areas such as finance, sales, and human resources, as well as specific industry-focused functionality. SAP S/4HANA aims to help companies manage business operations more efficiently and reveal new business opportunities, while still keeping costs under control.

SAP is not just ERP. Other parts of the SAP offering, in fact, include:

  • SAP BUSINESS OBJECT: SAP BO is the business intelligence tool that leverages HANA.
  • SAP Convergent Charging: is based on a powerful and flexible charging and billing solution. SAP CC manages a powerful set of systems and user applications to profitably assess and charge for millions of services in prepaid or postpaid environments.
  • SAP CRM Customer Relationship Management: compared to other CRMs, SAP CRM helps address important short-term business decisions by refining decision-making capabilities, reducing costs, and increasing opportunities for differentiation.
  • SAP ERP: the number 1 enterprise resource planning system. With SAP ERP, you can have access to vital analytical tools and data that can streamline processes and increase business competitiveness. To find out the three alternatives to SAP ERP on the market, read this article {LINK to blog post 4 most popular erps}
  • SAP Environment, Health, and Safety Management: is the software that can proactively identify, analyze, and mitigate environmental, health, and safety risks. It is critical to reducing your company’s environmental impact.
  • SAP Global Batch Traceability: enables complete batch tracking, on SAP and non-SAP systems. In the event of a recall or withdrawal, SAP GBT ensures timely compliance with legal reporting timelines. It also helps minimize costs and exposure to business risks.
  • SAP Product Life Cycle Management: SAP PLM provides hands-on support for all operations related to the product life cycle: from concept, production, launch, distribution, and after-sales support.
  • SAP Supplier Life Cycle Management: covers the entire supplier life cycle, coordinating all activities related to them and managing their data. This increases transparency, reduces costs and builds strong relationships with suppliers.
  • SAP Supply Chain Management: helps the organization manage its supply chain process in a dynamic environment. It connects suppliers, customers, manufacturers, and retailers with each other to efficiently manage the supply chain.
  • SAP Supplier Relationship Management: facilitates the procurement of goods through a web-based platform. SAP SRM helps reduce procurement cycle time and costs by using innovative methods to manage business processes with key suppliers.
  • SAP Governance, Risk and Compliance: by implementing this module, companies can strategically balance risk and opportunity.
  • SAP Sales and operations planning: is a flexible forecasting and planning tool with which sales, production, and other supply chain goals can be set based on historical data and future estimates.
  • SAP Transportation Management: is support for all activities related to the physical transportation of goods from one place to another.
  • SAP Extended Warehouse Management: is an integrated software platform for flexible and automated support of goods movement processing and warehouse inventory management. This powerful tool not only shows the availability of a product in stock, but also allows you to see exactly where a specific product is at any given time.

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