SAP have announced general availability of the latest version of the SAP Business One application with new features, including intelligent analytics, project management and an app-like interface for real-time access to main business functions.
Available both on premise and in the cloud, SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA, is designed for small and midsize enterprises (SME) and subsidiaries of large enterprises.
“We are in the business of garment trading and have outgrown our recent software solutions, consisting of various and somewhat disconnected solutions like Microsoft Excel. Therefore, we decided to implement our first ERP system with SAP Business One,” said Arun Gupta, founder and managing director, Nittu Creations. “At the forefront is the benefit of one centralized system, which gives us insights across all functions within our business.”
The new version also introduces a project management module, which helps monitor the progress of tasks and stages, including all project-related transactions, documents and resources. Partners are expected to be able to reduce maintenance downtime by controlling both partner and SAP software tasks for their customers in a single stream with a remote support platform.
“We’ve also eased use of analytical features to put the power of real-time data and information into the hands of smaller firms who want to run live,” said Luis Murguia, senior vice president and general manager, SAP Business One, SAP.
According to SAP with the latest version of SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA, users can forecast product demand and gain a basis for material resource planning, delivering visibility on demand history to help prioritise opportunities and position channels to face growing demand. Critical support now includes intelligent forecasts based on predictive analytics that are displayed with rapid dashboarding functionality made possible by SAP HANA.