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SAP Business ByDesign: Professional Services Brochure

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SAP Business ByDesign:
Professional Services Brochure

SAP Business ByDesign: Professional Services Brochure

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SAP Business ByDesign Solution

Designed specifically for SME’s (small and medium sized enterprises), the SAP Business by Design solution provides the world’s most complete and adaptable software for on-demand integrated business processes.

Unlike any other on-demand business software, SAP Business ByDesign delivers everything you need for success. By providing you with transparency and control over your entire organisation, Business ByDesign empowers you to respond immediately to issues and opportunities. The ability to adapt rapidly and cost effectively to changing business needs means you can meet new business requirements with a minimal amount of time, effort and cost.

See how Business by the Cloud and SAP Business ByDesign can help transform your company into a more efficient, adaptable and financially viable organisation.


SAP Business ByDesign enables you to integrate customer data with business processes across your company. Learn how you can use SAP Business ByDesign’s CRM capabilities to gain market share and drive financial results.


Efficient, Effective, and Integated HR Management.
Learn how SAP Business ByDesign can relieve workloads and increase service levels to your employees with this hosted solution.


Sound financial decisions are crucial, regardless of prevailing economic conditions. Download this solution brief to see how you can use SAP Business ByDesign to understand your company’s financial health.

Project Management

Efficient Project Management: Drive Project Success with SAP Business ByDesign
SAP Business ByDesign delivers the flexibility and capability you need to drive project management results. Learn how you can help your team collaborate efficiently and transparently with a solution that addresses the entire lifecycle. SAP Business ByDesign provides control – and accelerates execution.

Generate Profitable Growth while Adapting Quickly to Change

Learn how SAP Business ByDesign can gain the flexibility you need to adapt to constantly changing market conditions. Identify areas for improvement, determine specific ways to optimise systems and operations and take specific action. Business ByDesign assists you in attaining results you can see and measure – using its effective, fully integrated business processes.

SAP Business ByDesign Services

At Business by the Cloud we are proud to offer everything you will need by way of services. With help from SAP Business ByDesign we provide everything from initial guidance to implementation, from on-going development and after-care support.

SAP Business by Design Implementation.

Our fully trained and certified consultants will guide you rapidly and safely through the Business ByDesign implementation process using our predefined model and accelerators to ensure a quick and successful implementation.


Your fully integrated business solution will be hosted in a state of the art computer centre created specifically for SAP Business ByDesign installations. This provides you with everything you should expect of a world class operation; meaning security concerns and data worries are a thing of the past for your organisation.


SAP Business ByDesign offers remote monitoring, automated support and a 24/7 support desk are all provided as standard.

Starter Packs

With SAP Business ByDesign starter packs you can:

  • Address immediate pain points now
  • Lay the foundation for future growth
  • Get going fast – for as little as £58 a-user/per-month

ByDesign CRM Starter Package – Generate demand and sales more efficiently. Manage all stages of your demand generation and sales process. Get the CRM capabilities you need to drive the success of your business while laying the foundation for a seamless expansion to a full SAP Business ByDesign implementation down the road.

ByDesign ERP Starter Package – Too many spreadsheets? Outgrown your accounting-only system? Quickly deploy the core ERP and financial management capabilities you need today and add capabilities as you grow.

ByDesign Professional Services Starter Package – Level the playing field against your larger competitors. Generate client business efficiently. Automate processes so your staff can focus on your clients. Obtain the tools you need to succeed and win.

Package Overview – up and running in as few as 3 weeks – provide you with the best-practice business processes your company needs to evolve and grow, ensure your employees can maximize the value of the solution, and give you the foundation you need to run your business in an integrated, seamless fashion.

Over and Above

Business by the Cloud and SAP Business ByDesign deliver value to you by implementing our modelled, pre configured solution based on proven best practices for 35 end-to-end process scenarios. However, there are occasions when, for example, data transfers from existing systems or the export of information might be needed. Business by the Cloud’s development capability can help if this is required.

Chris Gets Interviewed at SAPPHIRE 2011

Chris Edson got interviewed at SAPPHIRE not-so long ago, take a look at the video and what he had to say:

Sapphire Can Change Your Life in 2011

Chris Edson from Edson Consulting Compares Sapphire in Madrid 2011 to Sapphire 1998

Following Rod Clarke’s blog; ‘Sapphire can change your life’, Chris Edson compares last week’s Sapphire, Madrid with its 1998 counterpart.

Many things have changed since ’98.  Not only have we entered a new millennium but we’ve witnessed the power of technology first-hand as we watched the events of 9/11 unfold before our eyes.  Social Media has arrived; Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter; which have revolutionised the way we communicate.  The world has 1 billion more inhabitants and last month saw the birth of the seven billionth person.  Back in Madrid, the fact that the pesetas in our pockets had been replaced by euros was not the only change…

I asked people at Sapphire what changes they’d noticed and the response was ‘almost everything’s changed’! On the surface, the conference seems to have transformed from large theatre presentations to lots of smaller ‘Microforums’ – meetings of around 15 people at conference tables. Other sessions were held in closed meeting rooms allowing customers to discuss specific topics openly. The Meet our Customers sessions were also very popular and the key note speeches are no longer held in auditoriums but delivered on the conference floor and shown in each hall on large screens.

The benefits of these changes are evident from the buzz that surrounds a contemporary day at Sapphire. The smaller sessions allow people to attend only those sessions of real interest to them. This means they can cover more detail and reach a better level of understanding of the specific topics that concern them. An example of this is where we discussed our recent success in delivering a CRM Loyalty project in one of the closed customer only sessions. We would not have been able to do this in the previous open format due to the competitive nature of the project but this session was by invitation only with the attendees screened beforehand.

Some attendee benefits have also changed.  No sign of the free conference back pack, T shirts or other goodies that used to be given to delegates.  Limo services that were freely available years ago now seem to be a thing of the past and my mode of transport in Madrid was white taxi or SAP bus. I also noticed that unlike the arrivals hall at previous events, SAP branding at the Airport was noticeable by its absence.

On the technology front, the Keynote speeches focused on Cloud Computing, In Memory Processing (HANA), Mobile and return to the CORE solution and whereas we used to discuss WAP, now we talk about mobile on many platforms all on smart phones (Iphone, Android, Tablets, windows phones, etc.)

Discussions at Madrid ’98 focused on massively parallel processing.   The hot topic at this year’s Sapphire was in memory computing or HANA. I spoke to several people who felt HANA (High-performance Analytics Appliance) was a game changing technology including a member of our team who is now convinced that we’ll be able to do complex analysis in real time within the business process.

In 1998, discussions revolved around the move from R/2 to R/3 (still a solution in one system). Since then we’ve experienced ECC and the separate modules of SRM, CRM, APO, BW… The keynote on Wednesday discussed the return to a CORE solution so; all in all, it seems we’ve gone full circle.

On a separate note, COPA is back in favour, powered by HANA in memory process technology, which is good as finance users always liked COPA. (Full circle again!)

Business Objects and Sybase have arrived in the SAP family and many more offshore companies are present.

Cloud computing has arrived and several solutions now appear on the cloud including Business ByDesign.  We used to talk about corporate network security; now we discuss cloud computing, security and the location of the data.

Finally we visited the Prado to retrace Rod’s steps from 1998. It felt like the one thing that’s remained unchanged in all this time and still exhibits inspiring artwork from Rembrandt, Monet, Rubens, Picasso and Matisse to name a few.

Chris Edson is Managing Director of Edson Consulting and leads the delivery of groundbreaking SAP projects.

 Rod Clarke is an executive coach who helps Businesses Succeed with IT

Edson Consulting delivers SAP projects and programmes, both across the UK and internationally. We focus on Project and Programme Management to ensure success. We also provide functional and technical services to realise these initiatives.

We’re different to our competitors in that we have a dedicated project delivery focus. This is reflected in our pricing, delivery methods and most importantly our delivery ethos.

We manage some of the most complex and challenging projects for some of the UK’s most successful companies.

If you would like to discuss your approach to SAP Projects or learn more about the transformation that Rod inspired in 1998 please contact us at info@edsonconsulting.com or visit us at www.edsonconsulting.com

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