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How to Use SAP to Stremline Your Small Business for Success

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Introducing the SAP Business One Starter Package - A great start to help you to streamline your Small Business for success

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How to Use SAP to Stremline Your Small Business for Success

  1. 1. Introducing the SAP Business One Starter PackageA Great Start to Help You to Streamline Your Small BusinessesEmmanuel EliasonPresident & CEOEliason Consulting Group
  2. 2. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 2Most small businesses strive for the same thingAn easy to follow roadmap to better profitability and growth
  3. 3. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 3That journey is not without roadblocksBusinesses want to… Respond to market needs faster Improve profits and margins Use better tools and technology Focus more on what’s importantBut find it hard to… Get the information when needed Gain efficiency with brokenprocesses Keep multiple systems workingtogether Not be distracted by day-to-dayactivities“The main challenge is actually having the time and the ability to focus on mybusiness. I spend most of my day babysitting instead of driving my business.”A small business owner
  4. 4. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 4Today’s business environment demands a new breed ofsolutionsWhat small businesses have Manual processes Many point solutions Limited functionality Hard to work together Difficult to change Costly to maintainWhat small businesses want Automated Comprehensive Instant, real-time Intuitive Adaptable Easy to maintain
  5. 5. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 5SAP Business One starter packageBest fit For small businesses that either struggle with too many spreadsheets,have outgrown their accounting centric application or are limited bystandalone business softwareWhat it offers Simplicity – intuitive, affordable, and fast to implement with low TCO Comprehensive functionality – includes financials, sales, CRM,light production, warehousing, purchasing, and operations Mobility – Via downloadable applications for the iPad, iPhone andWifi enabled iPod TouchQuick facts 40 country-specific versions in 25 languages; customers in 90+ countries Exclusively sold via more than 1,100 channel partners (820 VARs, 300 SSPs)
  6. 6. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 6Designed to work with the way you do businessUniform data across all your systems Integrate all major critical business functions Eliminate duplicates and redundancies Alerts help you focus on the importantStrengthen customer relationships and loyalty Integrated customer relationship management Complete 360-degree view of your customersMake better, more informed decisions A single source for all business information Centralized management of reports and layouts enhances userproductivity Integrated reporting based on industry standard SAP Crystal Reportsfamily of offerings
  7. 7. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 7Adapts to the unique needs of your businessConfigure Fully documented rapid deployment approach Do it yourself, engage a trained, authorized partner to implementfor you or mix and matchFixed scope with unlimited potential Basic accounting, financials, sales, customer relationshipmanagement, purchasing, and inventory processes Maximum 5 users with a simple path to the full SAP Business OnesolutionIntegrated and mobile Standard integration with productivity tools such as Microsoft Office,Outlook SAP Business One mobile app for iPhone available for mobile accessto key business data
  8. 8. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 8Provides rapid time-to-value without disrupting yourbusinessRapid implementation Accelerated implementation methodology enables customersto go live in as little as 3 – 10 days Eliminates surprises and overruns in time or budget Enables straightforward migrations and integration, few interruptions,and low user stressMinimal disruption Provides remote support platform for proactive maintenanceto optimize system performance Intuitive design minimizes employee training and cost
  9. 9. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 9Comes standard with industry leader SAP Crystal Reportsand pre-built dashboardsDesign, modify and run reports Fully integrated, intuitive CrystalReports provides compelling reportingfunctionality and instant access tobusiness critical information Create Engaging Dashboards SAP Crystal Dashboard Designenables any business user to createpowerful visualizations anddashboards
  10. 10. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 10Mobile capabilities in SAP Business One starter packageYou can refer to built-in SAP Crystal Reports that present key information aboutyour businessYou can add your own customized reports to the application, and easily share themvia e-mail
  11. 11. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 11Starter package vs. full SAP Business Onecustomer scenariosA typical Starter Package customer Is satisfied with the limited functionalscope of the starter package Requires no more than five users Is in wholesale distribution, ‘high valueitem’ retail, services Has standardized, light processesrequiring no modification or extension ofthe SAP Business One starter packageA typical SAP Business One customer Requires advanced features inaccounting, logistics, production, andothers Requires any number of users Is in wholesale distribution, retail,services, or another industry May have more complex processeseither requiring some modifications, add-on developments, or a partner add-on Might be a subsidiary of a large account
  12. 12. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 12Starter package vs. full SAP Business OneMaximum users Five * UnlimitedFeaturesLimited functional scope of SAP Business Oneincluding functionality for basic accounting and finance,sales and customer relationship management,purchasing and supplier relationship management,inventory and distribution, reporting, and administrationFull functional scope including: Approval procedures, costaccounting, budget management, fixed assets, pick and pack,material requirements planning, SAP Business One SoftwareDevelopment Kit, subsidiary integrationImplementationtime rangeDepending on the scope of the project, 3 to10 days,including basic data import from legacy software andbasic configuration2 to 8 weeksActual Release8.81 release, patch 05, May 2011; available to all SAPBusiness One partners8.81 release April 2011, available to all SAP Business OnepartnersAvailabilityAvailable for all countries and languages supported bySA P Business One, with prepackaged, fixed-scopeimplementation provided for specific CountriesAvailable in 40 countries and 20 languagesIndustry relevanceFocused on wholesale distribution, high-value-itemretail, and light professional services industriesFocused on automotive; chemicals; consumer products;engineering, construction, and operations; healthcare; highereducation and research; high-tech; industrial machinery andcomponents; media; mill products; professional services;retail; and wholesale distribution industriesPartner networkAll channel partners; however, some are more activewith this offeringMore than 1,150 channel partners; providing more than 550add-on solutions, many industry specificCustomer support SA P partners certified to deliver support SA P partners certified to deliver support
  13. 13. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 13Three easy steps to grow to full SAP Business OneStep 1Call your partner toorder your upgrade Upgrade existinglicenses to new licenses Choose additionallicense types anddatabase (if required) Upgrade hardware(if required)Step 2Enter your new licensekeys to unlockadditional features andusers Update license serverwith new keys Start using newfunctionalityStep 3Continue to grow yourbusiness Implement additionalindustry solutions Integrate with businessnetworks
  14. 14. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 14Protect your investment with a maintenance contract!Automating and running business management systems is more than buying asoftware package and implementing it. The complete solution also includes:New capabilities tofit more needsLegal changes andcompliancyUp-to-datetechnologyReactive andProactive problemresolutionProtectyourinvestment!
  15. 15. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 15Delivered by experienced partners near youAward winningPartnerEdge ChannelProgram820 reseller partnersDedicated partnerenablement tools andprograms300+ software solutionpartners
  16. 16. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 16Further informationSAP Public Webhttp://www.sap.com/smeSAP Business One Customer Portal (log-onrequired)https://service.sap.com/smb/sbocustomerDocumentation on SAP Help Portalhttp://help.sap.com (SAP Business One)User Groupshttp://www.scn.sap.com (SAP Community Network)http://www.asug.comhttp://www.sap.com/communities/usergroups.epxContact UsYour SAP Extended Business PartnerEliason Consulting GroupTel: 303.586.3346Email: info@eliasonconsulting.comWeb: www.eliasonconsulting.com
  17. 17. Thank You!Eliason Consulting GroupTel: 303.586.3346Email: info@eliasonconsulting.comWeb: www.eliasonconsulting.com

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