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Score 8.3 out of 100

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

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Score 8.8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 7 feature sets: Payroll Management, Customization, Security, Reporting & Analytics, General Ledger and Configurable Accounting, Inventory Management, Order Management

Payroll Management

8.4

SAP Business ByDesign

84%
8.3

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

83%
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 3/5 features

Benefit plan administration

4.5
45%
1 Rating
8.2
82%
65 Ratings

Direct deposit files

9.1
91%
1 Rating
8.7
87%
66 Ratings

Salary revision and increment management

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
8.1
81%
66 Ratings

Reimbursement management

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
8.1
81%
70 Ratings

Pay calculation

N/A
0 Ratings
8.3
83%
72 Ratings

Customization

9.2

SAP Business ByDesign

92%
7.9

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

79%
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 2/2 features

API for custom integration

9.2
92%
4 Ratings
8.1
81%
108 Ratings

Plug-ins

9.2
92%
5 Ratings
7.7
77%
100 Ratings

Security

9.3

SAP Business ByDesign

93%
9.1

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

91%
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 2/2 features

Single sign-on capability

9.0
90%
4 Ratings
9.0
90%
117 Ratings

Role-based user permissions

9.6
96%
5 Ratings
9.1
91%
125 Ratings

Reporting & Analytics

9.2

SAP Business ByDesign

92%
8.4

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

84%
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 3/3 features

Dashboards

8.8
88%
5 Ratings
8.3
83%
122 Ratings

Standard reports

9.2
92%
5 Ratings
8.3
83%
127 Ratings

Custom reports

9.6
96%
5 Ratings
8.5
85%
119 Ratings

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

8.7

SAP Business ByDesign

87%
8.5

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

85%
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 11/11 features

Accounts payable

9.2
92%
4 Ratings
8.5
85%
124 Ratings

Accounts receivable

9.2
92%
4 Ratings
8.6
86%
122 Ratings

Global Financial Support

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Primary and Secondary Ledgers

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Intercompany Accounting

8.8
88%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Localizations

8.4
84%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Journals and Reconciliations

8.8
88%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Enterprise Accounting

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Configurable Accounting

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Centralized Rules Framework

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Standardized Processes

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Inventory Management

9.1

SAP Business ByDesign

91%
8.4

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

84%
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 3/4 features

Inventory tracking

9.2
92%
4 Ratings
9.0
90%
118 Ratings

Automatic reordering

10.0
100%
3 Ratings
8.4
84%
99 Ratings

Location management

8.0
80%
3 Ratings
8.2
82%
95 Ratings

Manufacturing module

9.0
90%
2 Ratings
8.1
81%
102 Ratings

Order Management

8.5

SAP Business ByDesign

85%
8.2

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

82%
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 7/7 features

Pricing

9.2
92%
4 Ratings
8.2
82%
110 Ratings

Order entry

9.2
92%
4 Ratings
8.0
80%
115 Ratings

Credit card processing

4.5
45%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Cost of goods sold

9.2
92%
4 Ratings
8.3
83%
112 Ratings

Order Orchestration

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

End-to-end order visibility

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Order exception Resolution

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Subledger and Financial Process

9.2

SAP Business ByDesign

92%

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 13/13 features

Automated Invoice Processing

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Shared Services Payments

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Billings Management

8.8
88%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Customer Receipt Applications

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Customer Collections

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Revenue Recognition

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Cash Management

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Asset Management

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Travel & Expense Management

10.0
100%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Budgetary Control & Encumbrance Accounting

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Period Close

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Transactions Tax

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Subledger Reconciliations

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Financial Management

9.2

SAP Business ByDesign

92%

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 12/12 features

Budgeting and Forecasting

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Costing

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Cost Capture

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Capital Project Management

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Customer Invoicing

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Customer Contract Compliance

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Revenue Recognition

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Financial Performance Analysis

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Financials Dashboard

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Real-time Financial Reporting

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Embedded Business Intelligence

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Planning Collaboration

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Execution Management

8.3

SAP Business ByDesign

83%

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 7/7 features

Project Planning and Scheduling

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Manager Dashboard

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Resource Manager Dashboard

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Task Insight for Project Managers

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project Manager Mobile Functionality

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Team Member Task Collaboration

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Real-Time Project Reporting

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Grants Management

10.0

SAP Business ByDesign

100%

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 3/3 features

Award Lifecycle Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Spending Control

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Billing

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Procurement

8.0

SAP Business ByDesign

80%

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 6/6 features

Sourcing Analysis

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Bids Analyzed and Compared

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Invoice Automated Matching

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Spend Compliance Management

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Supplier Management

8.0
80%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Logistics

9.2

SAP Business ByDesign

92%

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 2/2 features

Inventory Visibility

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Warehouse Workforce Management

9.2
92%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Manufacturing

9.0

SAP Business ByDesign

90%

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 9/9 features

Production Process Design

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Supply Chain Business Flows

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Production Management

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Contracted Manufacturing Management

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Configuration Management

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Work Definition

10.0
100%
1 Rating
N/A
0 Ratings

Work Execution

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Advanced Fulfillment

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Manufacturing Costs

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Supply Chain

8.6

SAP Business ByDesign

86%

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
SAP Business ByDesign ranks higher in 4/4 features

Forecasting

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Inventory Planning

9.2
92%
3 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Multi-tier Supply Chain Planning

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Performance Monitoring

8.0
80%
2 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • SAP Business ByDesign is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Support Rating
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud is rated higher in 2 areas: Usability, Implementation Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

9.6

SAP Business ByDesign

96%
7 Ratings
8.9

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

89%
137 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

9.0

SAP Business ByDesign

90%
3 Ratings
6.7

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

67%
2 Ratings

Usability

8.0

SAP Business ByDesign

80%
1 Rating
8.8

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

88%
64 Ratings

Availability

SAP Business ByDesign

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

100%
1 Rating

Performance

SAP Business ByDesign

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

80%
1 Rating

Support Rating

9.0

SAP Business ByDesign

90%
2 Ratings
8.9

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

89%
66 Ratings

Online Training

SAP Business ByDesign

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

90%
1 Rating

Implementation Rating

8.0

SAP Business ByDesign

80%
2 Ratings
10.0

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

100%
3 Ratings

Product Scalability

SAP Business ByDesign

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

100%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

SAP Business ByDesign

Do you plan on going public at some point? If so, this may not be the best solution for you
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Companies with complex organizational structures seeking simplification of business processes with standardization Reduction of CAPEX and predictability of IT spend Customers operations in business ecosystems that require information sharing and integration (like USMCA; European Union, Mercosur) Customers that want to enable their business for exponential growth Customers that need to prepare for IPOs.
Luis Freitas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

SAP Business ByDesign

  • I like the ease of use and the implementation methodology.
  • With SAP Business ByDesign you can integrate other systems with Web Services, and data technology to get information easy and fast.
  • SAP Business ByDesign includes an Analytics Module to create new reports in regards to your needs.
Henry Winchonlong | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

  • Moving on to the pros of SAP S/4HANA, I have noticed many advantages like it is highly integrative.
  • Also, it has a high performance which runs on in-memory computing databases.
  • Moreover, it is one of the most stable Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems offering high-end user experiences to address complex and complicated business problems.
Jason Chandler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

SAP Business ByDesign

  • Time off request could be better. Right now, there is no option for sick time
  • It crashes often
  • Customization could be better
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

  • Light version of the solutions for SMB size companies.
  • Not so straight OOTB implementation and a lot of disparity seems with SAP leadership and the salespeople pitches.
  • Need to make the cloud more exclusive to enable a faster shift of organization from OnPremise/AnyPremise solution to cloud.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

SAP Business ByDesign

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Starting Price

SAP Business ByDesign Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
SAP Business ByDesign is available for a monthly software-as-a-service (SaaS) subscription, based on a base package, user types, and number of users.

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

Starting Price

$0 per month FUE users*

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Editions & Modules

Edition
SAP S/4HANA CloudCustom Pricing1
  1. per month FUE users*
Additional Pricing Details
Kick-off your 14-day free trial to discover how you can transform your business with Intelligent ERP. * FUE = Full user equivalent, which allows flexible customer choice among: 1 Advanced user, 3 Core-users, or 30 self-service users per FUE. Minimum purchase is 35 FUEs.

Likelihood to Renew

SAP Business ByDesign

SAP Business ByDesign 9.0
Based on 3 answers
SAP BYD work centers are consistent and easy to navigate once you understand one work center. The document flow tab that is in each window allows one to see all related transactions. Document flow is important because one is able to see the flow of transactions and can therefore reverse transactions by following the document flow in reverse. It is possible to group items in each overview screen to see what items are open. The system is working as hoped.
Larry Peck, CPA | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

SAP S/4HANA Cloud 6.7
Based on 2 answers
Currently we have to discover all possibilities we have with SAP S/4 Hana. So at the moment the is no need to renew our use of SAP S/4 Hana.
Aleš Jenc Rojina, mag. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

SAP Business ByDesign

SAP Business ByDesign 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Because SAP Business ByDesign allows us to improve our work, reduce the operational steps, implement audit controls, allows us found standard reports or it allows us to create new ones if you need more than the exists are enough for your work or your needs. Overall, SAP Business ByDesign allows us to standardize our operations, enhance our work, improve our skills, work over a web environment or mobile interface.
Henry Winchonlong | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

SAP S/4HANA Cloud 8.8
Based on 64 answers
Ha, because I implement it, I have to go through rigorous testing and can get it fixed if not working as needed. So in my eyes, it is great. I am not sure how easy it is for new ERP users.
Leah Peene | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

SAP Business ByDesign

SAP Business ByDesign 9.0
Based on 2 answers
The Business ByDesign support is stablished since you contract the service with SAP. SAP resolves according to the service level agreement. Currently, we continue with the service and we are using the support channels available. We are receiving the support. The SAP support gets an incident and after that, they contact us to resolve the incident, if necessary, they set the meeting to understand it or we explain the incident
Henry Winchonlong | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

SAP S/4HANA Cloud 8.9
Based on 66 answers
Customer Service and Support from SAP was crucial during the decision-making process and the following migration. To be clear, migration was far from a friendly and stress-free process, but the Support and Training team sent from SAP was a key to the [successful] implementation. Without this support, I don't believe we would've been able to implement SAP S/4HANA.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

SAP Business ByDesign

SAP Business ByDesign 8.0
Based on 2 answers
I recommend implementing all workshops during the ERP selection that you need to know very well about the ERP software. It allows us to gather information to accurate the plan of the project implementation. Additionally, we must reach the high-level commitment to achieve the main goals, to define the RACI matrix and communicate to all project stakeholders.
Henry Winchonlong | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

SAP S/4HANA Cloud 10.0
Based on 3 answers
Implementation was as expected. We had minor issues with our Z* transactions, but nothing special. Some tables were extended and needed regeneration. Overall satisfactions is good.
Aleš Jenc Rojina, mag. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

SAP Business ByDesign

ByDesign stacks up well against the competition. Companies that do multiple things are usually the best fit (manufacturing, distribution, and service). The more 'modules' used, the fewer competitors will be able to meet the company's needs. It is not inexpensive, but if the needs of the company have the complexity from either a global perspective and need localizations and foreign currency, or a volume perspective and need resources greater than what can be easily housed on-premise, ByDesign should be a top consideration.
Brandon Knight | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

[SAP S/4HANA] have better features than these Software's as it can support the entire process from account receivables to account payables, cash management, reporting and forecasting but other software can only help in maintaining the records. We can easily customize the product and can integrate with any other platform which makes this more productive and user friendly.
Kapil Gera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

SAP Business ByDesign

  • Positive - Access to the real-time reporting allowing for faster decision making especially when fixed price projects are heading into an over budget position.
  • Positive - Complex KPI can now be tracked and as a consequence intensive plans can be made to capitalise on this level of reporting. Staff also have clear visibility over their own performance.
  • Negative - We are a bit on the small side at 30 employees for a ByD solution so it was relatively expensive for us. It would be a much better value preposition above 50 employees.
Rod Taubman | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP S/4HANA Cloud

  • Growth in Project Revenue due to adding more value to Client's Business.
  • Due to the presence of several major modules in the ERP, Functional Resources are always provided Cross Skill Trainings to enhance their skillsets in different modules.
  • Client's Satisfaction in turn make us happy in terms of work, thus involving recognition and appraisal within the organization.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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