"Delivering Tomorrows Solutions Today!"                                          TITLE                                    ...
SBx – Simple Buying Experience for SAP e-Procurement•   The SBx software platform    provides a new UI that was           ...
SBx Closes the ROI Gap Caused by Low Adoption/Compliance   Aberdeen Research has found that even mature e-Procurement prog...
SBx – Benefits Summary         1. Enhanced User Experience and Adoption         2. Advanced Functionality Not Available in...
SBx Benefit #1 – Enhanced User Experience and Adoption Common Usability Issues:                   SBX Usability Enhancemen...
SBx Benefit #1 – Enhanced User Experience and Adoption                                                A “Use Case” for Usa...
SBx Benefit #2 – Advanced Functionality Not Available in Native SAP   Usability Features   Drag/drop items to the shopping...
SBx Benefit #2 – Advanced Functionality Not Available in Native SAP    Compliance Features    Message issued if a user doe...
SBx Benefit #3 – Improved Compliance and Control                             SBx P2P Process Compliance Checkpoints:      ...
SBx Benefit #4 – Leverages SAP Investment  • SBx runs directly on your existing SAP server and sits      on top of SRM, MD...
SBx Benefit #5 – Low Impact Change, High Impact ROI       Low Impact Change                                           High...
The History of SBx – Gen I                         SBx Customer Case Study – Gen II“Consumerizing” the P2P experience     ...
SBx Demo – Home Page Demo can be viewed using the following url:   13 http://www.simplifying-it.net/demos.html
SBx Demo – Shopping                Ratings, Reviews,                                   and Policies                       ...
SBx Demo – Cross-catalog Search  Internally and supplier-  hosted catalogs  presented in a single UI Demo can be viewed us...
SBx Demo – Non-catalog Forms                                               Line item optionsCombining internal            ...
SBx Demo – Automatic Catalog Search from Non-catalog Form                                                   Auto propose  ...
SBx Demo – Item Compare w/Anchoring                                               Differences                             ...
SBx Demo – Order Status Tracking Demo can be viewed using the following url:   19 http://www.simplifying-it.net/demos.html
SBx Demo – Goods Receipt                                               Receipt Entry                                      ...
SBx Demo – ApproveCan Approve or Reject.Comment required forRejected items.                                               ...
Mark Kenney      214.552.4511mkenney@simplifying-it.net  www.simplifying-it.net
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  1. 1. "Delivering Tomorrows Solutions Today!" TITLE Simple Buying Experience (SBx) Product OverviewThe contents of this document are the sole and exclusive property of Simplifying-IT. They may not be disclosed to any third party, copied or reproduced in any form or used for any purpose, other than that for which they were provided, without the express permission of Simplifying-IT. Copyright 2008-2010 by Simplifying-IT, LLC
  2. 2. SBx – Simple Buying Experience for SAP e-Procurement• The SBx software platform provides a new UI that was SBx Home Page specifically designed to greatly simplify and enhance the full Procure-to-Pay (P2P) end-user experience to increase adoption and compliance of SAP-based e- Procurement.• SBx runs directly on your existing SAP system and sits on top of SRM, MDM, MM, PS, CS, and PM; SBx connects real-time using an Enterprise Service Oriented Architecture (eSOA). 2
  3. 3. SBx Closes the ROI Gap Caused by Low Adoption/Compliance Aberdeen Research has found that even mature e-Procurement programs (average 5+ years) typically have failed to achieve targeted goals, largely due to user adoption: “User adoption continues to be a challenging aspect of an e-procurement initiative and an intuitive, easy to use procurement system is required to drive user adoption.” Performance Area Average Best-in- ROI GAP Class/Target* Spend Under Management 60% 88% 28% More On–Contract User Adoption 63% 90%* 27% More User Adoption Requisition-to-order cycles 3.4 days < 1 day 70% Faster Cycle Time Percentage of maverick 6% Less Maverick Spend - Avg. 23% 17% spend Lost Savings 12% Off-Catalog Requisitions 34% 10%* 24% More “Touchless” POs Requisition-to-order costs $31 $22 29% Savings per PO 3Source: Aberdeen E-Procurement Benchmark Report 2008, Aberdeen e-Procurement Trials and Triumphs 2007
  4. 4. SBx – Benefits Summary 1. Enhanced User Experience and Adoption 2. Advanced Functionality Not Available in Native SAP 3. Improved Compliance and Control 4. Leverages SAP Investment 5. Low Impact Change, High Impact ROI 4
  5. 5. SBx Benefit #1 – Enhanced User Experience and Adoption Common Usability Issues: SBX Usability Enhancements:  Frustrated users Shop  Cross-Catalog Shopping -  High documentation costs Punchout and Stored  “Consumer-Like” Rich Internet  High training costs Application Feel w/Images,  Increased time to Checkout Detailed Specs complete a request  Side-by-Side “Anchored”  Burden placed on Product Compare purchasing organizations  “Drag and Drop” Items to Cart Approve  Auto-Classify Product Category  Increased errors due to from Description complex screens,  Easily Add Notes, Attachments, navigation, and confusing Approvers to Requisition terminology Status  Graphical Approval Process  Additional support costs Preview  Approval and Order Process  Increase in “maverick” Visibility spending Receive  Feedback Required if Order is Rejected 5
  6. 6. SBx Benefit #1 – Enhanced User Experience and Adoption A “Use Case” for Usability – SBx vs. SRM Scenario: Requisitioner Shops Product Catalogs, Selects Product, Determines Delivery is Within Lead Time, Assigns Vendor, Checks-Out, and Places Order SRM 5.0 – 15 Steps Click "Internal Click "Add to Click "Shop Enter/ Search Click "Start" Click "Product Click "Line Click "Source Goods/ Enter "Date“ Shopping Scroll Down (Wizard)“ "Product ID" Button ID“ Item“ of Supply” Services" Cart" Click "Assign Click Select Click "Order" Scroll Down Vendor" "Continue" "Supplier“ Button Button Button SBx – 5 Steps • SBx eliminates 2/3 of the process steps • SBx increases order accuracy, compliance, and completeness – in 50% Click "Create Choose Enter "Product Click "Proceed Click "Submit Shopping “Request ID“ to Checkout” Order“ Cart" Type” less processing time on average 6
  7. 7. SBx Benefit #2 – Advanced Functionality Not Available in Native SAP Usability Features Drag/drop items to the shopping cart Enhanced kitting/bundling Complex Question/Answer functionality Robust comparing including "anchoring” Ability to approve/reject many requests at once Rejected items require a comment Delivery date automatically proposed for non-catalog items based on lead time 7
  8. 8. SBx Benefit #2 – Advanced Functionality Not Available in Native SAP Compliance Features Message issued if a user does not search prior to executing a non-catalog form Automatic supplier agreement(s) proposed Automatic search and proposal of catalog item(s) during a non-catalog request Automatic. real-time “price-check” on saved “Shopping List” templates Automated product category proposed based on non-catalog description Ability to add a new catalog item directly from a non-catalog request Automatic proposal of less expensive substitutes Ratings, Reviews, and company Policies assigned to catalog items 8
  9. 9. SBx Benefit #3 – Improved Compliance and Control SBx P2P Process Compliance Checkpoints: Select Approved Assign and Adhere to Properly Classify Shop On-Catalog Vendor/Product Verify Corporate Product or Off-Catalog @ Contracted Accounting Buying Policy Requisition Price Distribution  User alerted to  Preferred  “Auto-  Accounting  Fields “auto- search product supplier Classification” of information populated” to catalogs before agreement/items off-catalog displayed in reduce errors executing non- automatically request based on cart/req for  Context- catalog form proposed sensitive, point- description approval/review  X-Catalog  Less expensive of-need alerts, search (all data substitutes (e.g., CapEx sources) presented automatically requests > in single UI proposed $100K) Ratings and  Real-time “Price Company Reviews available Check” on Policies and to help in making shopping list re- documentation the best buying orders assigned to decision categories More “Touchless” POs More “On-Contract Faster Cycle Time – More accurate spend Faster Cycle Time – – Fewer Off-Catalog Spend” – Less Maverick Less Rework analysis – Better Less Rework 9 Reqs Buying decisions
  10. 10. SBx Benefit #4 – Leverages SAP Investment • SBx runs directly on your existing SAP server and sits on top of SRM, MDM, MM, PS, CS, and PM • SBx connects real-time to SAP databases using an Enterprise Service Oriented Architecture (eSOA) • SAP User ID/Password is used for SBx login • SBx is an unique P2P end-user UI that leverages your existing SAP investment and requires none of the following:  New hardware  Additional database(s)  System modifications  Synching of master data  Synching of transaction data  SAP’s Enterprise Portal (EP)  Additional user authentication 10
  11. 11. SBx Benefit #5 – Low Impact Change, High Impact ROI Low Impact Change High Impact ROI Up and Running in 3 Weeks Improvement Assumption User Training Available But Not Improved Adoption/Compliance Greater Process Efficiency Required • Increase Spend Under • Reduce Off-Contract Annual Enterprise License Includes: Management 20% and Reduce Requisitions from 34% • Unlimited Users Maverick Spend by 6% (from of all orders to 15% • Implementation 23% of spend to 17%) • Average Savings on • Upgrades & Maintenance • Average Savings on Re- Incremental, On- • Level 2 & 3 Support Captured Maverick Spend Contract/On-Catalog • Training Documentation 12% requisitions @ $9 Per Order Illustration* $3.6M Savings on $.2M Process Cost Re-Captured Maverick Savings on 19K Spend fewer off-catalog orders *Illustration Assumptions: $500 Million in P2P Addressable Indirect Spend 100K Annual PO Volume
  12. 12. The History of SBx – Gen I SBx Customer Case Study – Gen II“Consumerizing” the P2P experience $4B Global Pharmaceutical CompanyThe SBx team has been providing SAP-based Background: More than 3 years into an SAPP2P solutions utilizing MM and SRM for 13 SRM roll-out, the company was still strugglingyears and has worked with countless with low user adoption and was looking tocustomers, all of which had a similar message… increase both usability and compliance“SAP is very robust, but it is too hard to use.” Benchmarks:Beginning in 2006, the team worked with a  User Adoption < 50%diverse group of Fortune 500 customers from  Spend Under Management <50%Automotive, CPG, Oil and Gas, and other  Non-Compliant Orders – Highindustries, to design and develop an intuitive Incidence of re-work on 22K annualand easy to use P2P UI for their customers cart volume due to missingrunning SAP. Built on top of SAP SRM, the UI attachments/incorrect accountingtool proved a boon to user adoption and User Feedback: Pilot users indicate that theliquidity in the marketplace and was “SBx tool will make it easier to do my job andshowcased as a Best Practice at SAP’s annual saves me time.”Sapphire event. Roll-out Goals: Ramp 100% of targeted users by YE 2010; drive compliant spend above 75% 12
  13. 13. SBx Demo – Home Page Demo can be viewed using the following url: 13 http://www.simplifying-it.net/demos.html
  14. 14. SBx Demo – Shopping Ratings, Reviews, and Policies Search for items Browse for items Drag/drop items into your cart Tool Tip Demo can be viewed using the following url: 14 http://www.simplifying-it.net/demos.html
  15. 15. SBx Demo – Cross-catalog Search Internally and supplier- hosted catalogs presented in a single UI Demo can be viewed using the following url: 15 http://www.simplifying-it.net/demos.html
  16. 16. SBx Demo – Non-catalog Forms Line item optionsCombining internal easily accessiblegoods and describerequirements on asingle screen Demo can be viewed using the following url: 16 http://www.simplifying-it.net/demos.html
  17. 17. SBx Demo – Automatic Catalog Search from Non-catalog Form Auto propose catalog items Catalog Form Demo can be viewed using the following url: 17 http://www.simplifying-it.net/demos.html
  18. 18. SBx Demo – Item Compare w/Anchoring Differences shown in red Anchored Item Demo can be viewed using the following url: 18 http://www.simplifying-it.net/demos.html
  19. 19. SBx Demo – Order Status Tracking Demo can be viewed using the following url: 19 http://www.simplifying-it.net/demos.html
  20. 20. SBx Demo – Goods Receipt Receipt Entry Form Demo can be viewed using the following url: 20 http://www.simplifying-it.net/demos.html
  21. 21. SBx Demo – ApproveCan Approve or Reject.Comment required forRejected items. Ability to Submit many orders at once Demo can be viewed using the following url: 21 http://www.simplifying-it.net/demos.html
  22. 22. Mark Kenney 214.552.4511mkenney@simplifying-it.net www.simplifying-it.net

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