Fiserv Prologue Financials vs. SAP Business One

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Prologue Financials
Score 3.4 out of 10
N/A
Prologue Financials from Fiserv, a fully integrated accounting solution, features enhanced, built-in automation and controls and a newly designed user interface, enabling users to increase the efficiency of financial accounting processes.N/A
SAP Business One
Score 7.9 out of 10
N/A
SAP Business One is an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for small and medium-sized businesses, The product encompasses functionality around sales, customer relationships, inventory, operations, financials and human resources.
$99
per month
Pricing
Fiserv Prologue FinancialsSAP Business One
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Limited
$99.00
per month
Starter
$110.00
per month
Pro
$132.00
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Prologue FinancialsSAP Business One
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Fiserv Prologue FinancialsSAP Business One
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
Fiserv Prologue FinancialsSAP Business One
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
9.0
1 Ratings
18% above category average
SAP Business One
10.0
9 Ratings
32% above category average
Pay calculation9.01 Ratings10.08 Ratings
Benefit plan administration9.01 Ratings10.07 Ratings
Direct deposit files9.01 Ratings10.08 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Reimbursement management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
9.0
1 Ratings
24% above category average
SAP Business One
4.2
34 Ratings
54% below category average
API for custom integration9.01 Ratings4.233 Ratings
Plug-ins9.01 Ratings4.232 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
9.0
1 Ratings
13% above category average
SAP Business One
8.4
38 Ratings
2% above category average
Single sign-on capability9.01 Ratings8.831 Ratings
Role-based user permissions9.01 Ratings8.038 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
9.0
1 Ratings
17% above category average
SAP Business One
5.7
39 Ratings
20% below category average
Dashboards9.01 Ratings3.435 Ratings
Standard reports9.01 Ratings4.439 Ratings
Custom reports9.01 Ratings9.335 Ratings
General Ledger and Configurable Accounting
Comparison of General Ledger and Configurable Accounting features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
9.0
1 Ratings
19% above category average
SAP Business One
4.8
40 Ratings
45% below category average
Accounts payable9.01 Ratings7.140 Ratings
Accounts receivable9.01 Ratings7.139 Ratings
Cash management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Bank reconciliation9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Expense management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Time tracking9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Fixed asset management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-currency support9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-division support9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Regulations compliance9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Electronic tax filing9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Self-service portal9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Global Financial Support9.01 Ratings7.125 Ratings
Primary and Secondary Ledgers9.01 Ratings7.125 Ratings
Intercompany Accounting9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Localizations9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Journals and Reconciliations9.01 Ratings5.232 Ratings
Enterprise Accounting9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Configurable Accounting9.01 Ratings3.230 Ratings
Centralized Rules Framework9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Standardized Processes9.01 Ratings7.135 Ratings
Inventory Management
Comparison of Inventory Management features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
9.0
1 Ratings
25% above category average
SAP Business One
8.0
39 Ratings
1% above category average
Inventory tracking9.01 Ratings8.139 Ratings
Automatic reordering9.01 Ratings8.128 Ratings
Location management9.01 Ratings8.036 Ratings
Manufacturing module9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Order Management
Comparison of Order Management features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
9.0
1 Ratings
20% above category average
SAP Business One
6.8
37 Ratings
13% below category average
Pricing9.01 Ratings8.136 Ratings
Order entry9.01 Ratings8.137 Ratings
Credit card processing9.01 Ratings8.522 Ratings
Cost of goods sold9.01 Ratings8.037 Ratings
Order Orchestration9.01 Ratings7.129 Ratings
End-to-end order visibility9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Order exception Resolution9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Subledger and Financial Process
Comparison of Subledger and Financial Process features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
5.9
34 Ratings
23% below category average
Billing Management00 Ratings6.129 Ratings
Cash and Asset Management00 Ratings3.226 Ratings
Travel & Expense Management00 Ratings8.821 Ratings
Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting00 Ratings2.225 Ratings
Period Close00 Ratings8.031 Ratings
Project Financial Management
Comparison of Project Financial Management features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
7.1
19 Ratings
7% below category average
Budgeting and Forecasting00 Ratings7.017 Ratings
Project Costing00 Ratings7.116 Ratings
Cost Capture00 Ratings7.116 Ratings
Capital Project Management00 Ratings7.111 Ratings
Customer Contract Compliance00 Ratings7.114 Ratings
Project Revenue Recognition00 Ratings6.116 Ratings
Project Execution Management
Comparison of Project Execution Management features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
8.9
15 Ratings
25% above category average
Project Planning and Scheduling00 Ratings7.114 Ratings
Task Insight for Project Managers00 Ratings10.011 Ratings
Project Mobile Functionality00 Ratings10.010 Ratings
Definable Resource Pools00 Ratings10.08 Ratings
Grants Management
Comparison of Grants Management features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
7.7
15 Ratings
2% above category average
Award Lifecycle Management00 Ratings7.09 Ratings
Procurement
Comparison of Procurement features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
8.1
16 Ratings
15% above category average
Bids Analyzed and Compared00 Ratings9.310 Ratings
Contract Authoring00 Ratings7.511 Ratings
Contract Repository00 Ratings8.69 Ratings
Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated00 Ratings8.213 Ratings
Supplier Management00 Ratings7.012 Ratings
Risk Management
Comparison of Risk Management features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
8.0
8 Ratings
20% above category average
Risk Repository00 Ratings8.36 Ratings
Control Management00 Ratings8.97 Ratings
Control Efficiency Assessments00 Ratings7.76 Ratings
Issue Detection00 Ratings8.37 Ratings
Remediation and Certification00 Ratings7.76 Ratings
Logistics
Comparison of Logistics features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
6.9
19 Ratings
0% above category average
Transportation Planning and Optimization00 Ratings6.213 Ratings
Transportation Execution Management00 Ratings6.211 Ratings
Trade and Customs Management00 Ratings7.810 Ratings
Fulfillment Management00 Ratings6.215 Ratings
Warehouse Workforce Management00 Ratings6.213 Ratings
Manufacturing
Comparison of Manufacturing features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
8.3
19 Ratings
9% above category average
Production Process Design00 Ratings8.217 Ratings
Production Management00 Ratings8.218 Ratings
Configuration Management00 Ratings7.613 Ratings
Work Execution00 Ratings8.215 Ratings
Manufacturing Costs00 Ratings8.215 Ratings
Supply Chain
Comparison of Supply Chain features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
7.5
22 Ratings
2% above category average
Forecasting00 Ratings7.121 Ratings
Inventory Planning00 Ratings7.122 Ratings
Performance Monitoring00 Ratings8.916 Ratings
Product Lifecycle Management
Comparison of Product Lifecycle Management features of Product A and Product B
Fiserv Prologue Financials
-
Ratings
SAP Business One
9.8
14 Ratings
29% above category average
Proposal Management00 Ratings10.011 Ratings
Product Master Data Management00 Ratings8.812 Ratings
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User Ratings
Fiserv Prologue FinancialsSAP Business One
Likelihood to Recommend
2.4
(2 ratings)
9.9
(45 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
4.6
(9 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(1 ratings)
7.1
(11 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(3 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(1 ratings)
8.9
(11 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.7
(2 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
4.5
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
2.9
(24 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Fiserv Prologue FinancialsSAP Business One
Likelihood to Recommend
Fiserv
Fiserv Prologue Financials will automate and help streamline your accounting processes and increases your data accuracy and create efficiencies that enables time and resources to be directed to strategic and profitable activities. Instant correction to errors and automatic journal entry reversal are very effective and excellent detailed audit trail allowing easy tracking and monitoring.
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SAP
SAP Business One would be more useful if it contained tools to acommodate the growing need of online sales. A more complete shipping module which handles tracking numbers with the common couriers would be great. A built in warehouse management system would be great designed to be used with barcode scanners
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Pros
Fiserv
  • In my opinion, nothing is done well. I hate this program with an extreme passion.
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SAP
  • SAP Business One is more suitable for small and medium scale enterprises
  • SAP Business One is : analytics, mobile technologies, cloud technologies
  • SAP Business One has exceptional performance in handling business functions such as purchasing and operations and customer relationship management
  • An important key features of SAP Business One is Reporting and Analytics.
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Cons
Fiserv
  • Support is only available within business hours.
  • No free trials.
  • Takes time to implement during initial stages.
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SAP
  • Following a bench mark process - this seems contradicting to flexibility however we have wished we could follow more of an industry benchmark. Our challenge as a small company has been knowing how to properly use the system. We have discovered that we have set up the system wrong based and are using it improperly which has cause a lot work to correct.
  • Better live reporting options - current we are on prem SQL. Yes SAP is moving to HANA however smaller companies like ourselves are not ready for that. We need to be able to maintain our existing SQL DB. We also have a demand for live BI Reporting. It has been difficult to do this with our current set up.
  • Error handling - have found it very difficult to troubleshoot. Errors are not always clear and answers are hard to find.
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Likelihood to Renew
Fiserv
No answers on this topic
SAP
As I said before, it is a first level tool, well developed, and with very strong development support, although the learning curve, its implementation, the cost-benefit ratio, the price and the user experience is not the most suitable for small and medium-sized companies. It is a company with extensive experience, market positioning, technical support and expanded use
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Usability
Fiserv
Powerful tool that helps us to automate and to streamline our accounting processes and helps to deliver reliable and accurate accessible information that is crucial to the performance of our organization. Its easy to customize and to create financial reports of any kind from the GL and its ability to manipulate data through the system is amazing.
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SAP
I would like to give 8 out of 10 rating for SAP Business One because SAP Business One is a good choice for the mostly used business management solutions for the small and medium-sized companies. SAP Business One can help in optimizing the existing business process and enables streamline business processes for the daily activities for all users across the entire organization. The importance realization of SAP Business One implementation is based on the selection of the good reputation partner and its approach for the entire implementation. SAP Business One is a user-friendly and easy to use Enterprise system that the organization can benefit its features and functionalities by utilizing it.
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Reliability and Availability
Fiserv
No answers on this topic
SAP
The SAP Business One software is up and running every time
you need it as it was planned. In more than 6 years that we have been
using the product, it has never been unavailable and if it ever was, it was because of a planned maintenance window scheduled in the company.
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Performance
Fiserv
No answers on this topic
SAP
SAP Business One performance depends mostly on the speed of your internal servers, should you have the solution on premise as we do. Sometimes the system tends to be a little slower for some users when others are executing really big reports of performing some batch loads, but generally, the performance is acceptable to all the users.
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Support Rating
Fiserv
It provides us with a fully integrated accounting management solution with effective account payables and investment portfolio accounting. It helps us to automate and to streamline our accounting processes and it allows us to create custom financial reports easily enabling faster reports with accurate financial accounting data.
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SAP
I rate my experience with SAP Business One's support team as excellent (10). They are easy to contact and effortless to work with on any issue or concern. I like the support SAP provides for any of their products. SAP has a great backing and I would recommend them to any of my colleagues.
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In-Person Training
Fiserv
No answers on this topic
SAP
The training I get was a consultant level training, so it's basically a 6 weeks training covering every aspect and every module of the system. It covered most common use cases and exercise training so you can get along with the software, as well as examples so there culd be a better understanding.
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Online Training
Fiserv
No answers on this topic
SAP
Over the past two years SAP has added a great deal of new SAP Business One on-line training for version 9.0 and 9.1. Most of the training is very strong, but some is difficult to understand and follow. Additionally, SAP still has a few holes in their on-line training around Production, Bill-of-Materials, MRP and Service.
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Implementation Rating
Fiserv
No answers on this topic
SAP
These implementations are not easy. Even a standard implementation can be difficult. With a never-been-done-before implementation, the implementation team and the user team need to be thorough with planning, make a decision on key points, and stick to them before any design happens. Our biggest challenge was not from StellarOne, rather it was from the mid-implementation decisions from our internal team. StellarOne did a great job warning us, implementing our decision, and then helping us adjust our SAP to handle the new direction we took.
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Alternatives Considered
Fiserv
Fiserv Prologue Financials is easily available and deployed in Mac and Windows and allows our financial controllers to create simple custom reports that enable them to report faster with accurate financial data. Great product that provides us with excellent cash management and payment management processes.
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SAP
SAP provides the most robust solution, with modules available for all department managers and even options for customization according to the company's special needs. We especially used the Crystal reports options to provide reports for each module. Overall, even if it's not the least expensive option, it has the best value for money.
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Scalability
Fiserv
No answers on this topic
SAP
For most small businesses, the only way you outgrow SAP Business One is if the nature of your business changes radically. Going from 1 to 50 users is quite easy with SAP B1. Going beyond 50 may require moving to the Hana SAP B1 platform to maintain or improve performance, but the path is there.
Add-ons to SAP B1 can also be added as specific needs are encountered that are not closely met by the standard product. These may be required early in the product life because of the nature of your business, or as you expand the use of SAP B1.
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Return on Investment
Fiserv
  • Instant correction to errors.
  • Real-time financial data.
  • Automatic journal entry reversals.
  • Detailed audit trails that allows effective tracking.
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SAP
  • Employee efficiency has definitely increased with SAP Business One. This is attributed in a lot of ways to information visibility. Our employees are able to gather the data they need, quickly, and effectively.
  • Identifying inconsistencies in pricing has also been accomplished through use of reporting off individual tables. Previously, we weren't able to access our data in such a way as to enable us to write custom reports in-house.
  • We have also benefited greatly from having a single source of all business information. We utilize SAP Business One exclusively in-house. All documentation is attached to specific orders and Business Partners, as well as serialized equipment that has been sold.
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