SAP Solution Brief
SAP Services
Cloud Services for Procurement
Harness the Power of the
Networked Economy with Cloud
Servi...
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Objectives
Transform your sourcing and
procurement o...
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Start with expert guidance and
realize ongoing value...
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Start with expert guidance and
realize ongoing value...
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BenefitsSolutionObjectives Quick Facts
Get rapid res...
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Drive continuous improvement
and prepare for the fut...
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Summary
Procurement solutions from SAP can help
you maximize cost savings and close the loop
from analyze to pay. Wh...
© 2014 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.
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The role of procurement is evolving. You still need to manage contracts and ensure compliance while reducing expenditures for sourced goods and services. But you also have to tap into a growing networked economy. To achieve these goals and more, let the SAP® Services organization help you transform your sourcing and procurement operations with innovative solutions from SAP.

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Harness the Power of the Networked Economy with Cloud Services for Procurement

  1. 1. SAP Solution Brief SAP Services Cloud Services for Procurement Harness the Power of the Networked Economy with Cloud Services for Procurement BenefitsSolutionObjectives Quick Facts ©2014SAPAGoranSAPaffiliatecompany.Allrightsreserved.
  2. 2. 2 / 8 © 2014 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. Objectives Transform your sourcing and procurement operations The role of procurement is evolving. You still need to manage contracts and ensure compliance while reducing expenditures for sourced goods and services. But you also have to tap into a growing networked economy. To achieve these goals and more, let the SAP® Services organization help you transform your sourcing and procurement operations with innovative solutions from SAP. Technology is enabling more collaborative business models. Companies are connecting to digital communities of existing and potential partners. Buyers are discovering new sources of supply and managing orders across the supply chain. Sellers are finding business opportunities with a network of prospective customers – all in real time. To drive efficiency in this networked economy, your software needs to connect your lines of business with your trading partners to enable new procurement and sourcing processes. SAP Services helps you make this connection with the latest technology including cloud, in memory, analytics, and mobile. By implementing solutions from SAP and Ariba, an SAP company, you gain technology that can enable tangible business results. By working with SAP Services, you gain access to our firsthand knowledge with SAP solutions to speed your time to value, minimize project risk, and help ensure that critical processes and data are connected throughout the enterprise. Transform your sourcing and procurement operations Benefits Quick FactsSolution
  3. 3. 3 / 8 © 2014 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. Start with expert guidance and realize ongoing value Whether you want to deploy a specific procurement solution, enhance your on- premise SAP ERP application, or connect with millions of trading partners by joining the Ariba Network, begin your journey with SAP Services. Equipped with years of industry and business process expertise, our consultants provide expert guidance to help optimize your sourcing and procurement processes. Explore how you can quickly extend your existing solutions or add new ones with cloud-based applications. Our cloud advisory and strategy service helps identify areas where a cloud-based solution would bring the most business benefit. We’ll assess your cloud readiness and provide an action plan to enable your transformation – in as few as three days. If you want to take a deeper look at your enterprise-wide landscape, our business assessment for sourcing and procurement can help you develop a plan for transforming your end-to-end sourcing and procurement process. We apply industry benchmarks from top-performing institutions and then work with you to develop a step-by-step plan to achieve business commerce excellence. Since every enterprise has different needs, we’ve made this assessment service modular. Select only the components you need and easily scale the service to any size project (see figure on the next page). Start with expert guidance and realize ongoing value Get rapid results while minimizing risk and disruption Drive continuous improvement and prepare for the future Solution BenefitsObjectives Quick Facts
  4. 4. 4 / 8 © 2014 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. Start with expert guidance and realize ongoing value Get rapid results while minimizing risk and disruption Drive continuous improvement and prepare for the future Solution BenefitsObjectives Quick Facts Calibration As-is-analysis Low focusOn-premise and cloud solutions offerings Midfocus Central focus Design and evaluation Documentation and submission Core business assessment Tailored scope of the assessment service for procurement Optional business assessment: amendments and focus areas Benchmarking Detailed “to-be” process design Detailed target architecture evaluation Change-readiness check Justification, business case, and total cost of ownership Detailed solution fit-gap analysis Rollout strategy and plan Division modelBusiness model Commodity model RegionalGlobal Local Spend performance management Commodity strategy Source-of-supply management Source-to-contract management Purchase-to-pay management Supplier and risk management Purchasing governance Master data governance Supplier collaboration Supply chain man- agement – interface management Business scope Process and functional scope Geographical scope
  5. 5. 5 / 8 © 2014 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. BenefitsSolutionObjectives Quick Facts Get rapid results while minimizing risk and disruption SAP Services helps minimize the risk and potential disruption of software implementa- tion to speed your return on investment. Our adherence to proven best practices, methodologies, tools, and templates helps ensure your software is up and running quickly. What’s more, we offer subscription- based set up services so you can get a business-ready functional system that’s ready to deploy. Business process integration, data migration, and solution integration are critical to ensure a smooth transition to new procurement processes – especially when integrating cloud-based solutions into your landscape of on-premise applications. SAP Services provides world-class support for this critical function regardless of the solution or deployment scenario. We offer packaged rapid-deployment solutions that can help simplify and speed the migration and integration process. These affordable, scalable packages combine preconfigured software and implementation services to get you up and running in a matter of weeks. And with a defined scope and predictable cost, there are no surprises. By working with us, you gain a single source of world-class support regardless of the deployment scenario – on premise, cloud, or hybrid. Start with expert guidance and realize ongoing value Get rapid results while minimizing risk and disruption Drive continuous improvement and prepare for the future
  6. 6. 6 / 8 © 2014 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. Drive continuous improvement and prepare for the future BenefitsSolutionObjectives Quick Facts At SAP Services, we understand that the true value of your software is evident after it is deployed. That’s why our services extend beyond the implementation to include change management, solution adoption, and ongoing process improvements. Our best-practice center and value enable- ment services offer strategic coaching and guidance from a dedicated contact who can tap into our extensive team of experts. We offer three levels of service, assisted, partnered, and comprehensive, to match our engagement to the level of assistance you require. You can speed solution time to value through innovative change management and educa- tion offerings. By combining comprehensive planning and training, we can help you motivate your team to successfully adopt new solutions and processes. Our services help to ensure that your software continues to generate value – even as your needs change. By analyzing software use and monitoring your business results, our optimization services can help expand and increase the use of your procurement solution to drive continuous improvement and long-term business value. Gain support when and where you need it, every step of the way. Start with expert guidance and realize ongoing value Get rapid results while minimizing risk and disruption Drive continuous improvement and prepare for the future
  7. 7. 7 / 8 © 2014 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. BenefitsSolutionObjectives Quick Facts Benefit from a services partner committed to your success With SAP Services, you gain access to valuable knowledge to help make your business goals a reality. We provide expert guidance and flexible levels of engagement regardless of the SAP application, technology, or deploy- ment option. This support applies whether you want to extend or improve a specific area or overhaul your enterprise-wide sourcing and procurement operations. You’ll benefit from our years of experience working with the world’s leading procurement organizations. We can help you accelerate and automate your procurement processes, proactively ensure compliance, and cut costs by combining our industry-leading solutions and innovative service offerings. We can help you identify and prioritize the best opportunities for improvements, create a solution road map that supports your business goals, and implement the solutions quickly to help you realize the results you seek. With SAP Services, you get a business partner dedicated to your long-term success. Make your business goals a reality. Benefit from our years of experience working with the world’s leading procurement organizations. Benefit from a services partner committed to your success
  8. 8. 8 / 8 Summary Procurement solutions from SAP can help you maximize cost savings and close the loop from analyze to pay. Whether those solutions run on premise, in the cloud, or through a hybrid of both, the SAP® Services organiza- tion provides firsthand knowledge to support you throughout the entire solution lifecycle. Our services help you make the best use of your software and speed your time to value. Objectives •• Optimize your enterprise-wide sourcing and procurement operations •• Identify and close process gaps to reduce costs and risks •• Determine the procurement solutions that will drive the best results •• Leverage innovative solutions from SAP and Ariba, an SAP company •• Ensure the ongoing success of deployed solutions Solution •• Advisory, assessment, and benchmarking services •• Solution road map that drives value •• Implementation, integration, and rapid-deployment services •• Rollout strategy, value-enablement, and optimization services •• Education and change management Benefits •• Improved procurement processes by leveraging experience of SAP Services •• Reduced risk by drawing upon firsthand knowledge of SAP solutions •• Faster return on investment by applying best practices, preconfigured content, and implementation accelerators •• Greater value derived throughout the solution lifecycle Learn more To find out more, call your SAP representative today or visit us online at www.sap.com/services-support/svc.html. www.sap.com Quick FactsBenefitsSolutionObjectives CMPxxxx (YY/MM) © 2014 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. © 2014 SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of SAP AG or an SAP affi liate company. SAP and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG (or an SAP affi liate company) in Germany and other countries. Please see http://www.sap.com/corporate-en/legal/copyright/index.epx#trademark for additional trademark information and notices. Some software products marketed by SAP AG and its distributors contain proprietary software components of other software vendors. National product specifications may vary. These materials are provided by SAP AG or an SAP affiliate company for informational purposes only, without representation or warranty of any kind, and SAP AG or its affiliated companies shall not be liable for errors or omissions with respect to the materials. The only warranties for SAP AG or SAP affiliate company products and services are those that are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services, if any. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. In particular, SAP AG or its affiliated companies have no obligation to pursue any course of business outlined in this document or any related presentation, or to develop or release any functionality mentioned therein. This document, or any related presentation, and SAP AG’s or its affiliated companies’ strategy and possible future developments, products, and/or platform directions and functionality are all subject to change and may be changed by SAP AG or its affiliated companies at any time for any reason without notice. The information in this document is not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any material, code, or functionality. All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates, and they should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions.

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