A next-generation intelligent ERP system, SAP S/4HANA Cloud integrates every business process and empowers companies to drive digital transformation. Utilise predictive analytics, process automation and machine learning to support fast, impactful decision-making, and boost efficiency and productivity. These intelligent technologies help to future-proof your business, and elevate it from the competition.
SAP S/4HANA Cloud takes advantage of SAP HANA's in-memory processing and real-time data accessibility, bringing this to a SaaS model with the security you expect from SAP. Sapphire Systems is recognised as a leading global SAP partner – with over 25 years’ experience in implementing business management software solutions.
Financial and management accounting and profitability data are combined into a single universal journal for a single source of truth. S/4HANA Cloud delivers visibility throughout the business, allowing you to run ad-hoc analysis at any level of granularity and simulate the effect of business decisions, so you can accelerate planning cycles and implement new business models faster.
Improve your organisation’s ability to control risk and manage compliance effectively. Real-time data can be used to assess customer or market risk and accurately forecast cash flow, while automated processes streamline billing and simplify accounting activities with a clearly documented audit trail.
Real-time information delivers in-depth insights that allow you to evaluate purchasing spend, supplier performance and procurement processes in a single unified view. Reduce manual tasks, improve procurement decision making and negotiation with predictive analytics.
Automate sourcing and contract management and streamline procurement processes while ensuring compliance adherence with centralised approval processes. Enable employees to purchase goods and services directly, following purchasing policies and pricing agreements and using preferred suppliers. Consolidated purchasing of commodities helps to reduce costs and simplify invoice management.
Boost your marketing and sales teams’ performance with the insights they need to have effective and relevant customer interactions wherever they are. S/4 HANA delivers multichannel, role-based access to accurate, real-time information on products, pricing, customers, and contracts. With complete visibility over the sales pipeline, you can coordinate and analyse customer sales activities that increase sales completion. Maximise productivity with enhanced order and contract management that streamlines the order to cash process across all touchpoints.
Enhance customer relationships with simplified invoicing that compiles billing data from multiple streams. Decrease disputes and increase AR and AP throughput with automated processes. Strengthen receivables, payments, and reporting management processes for high volumes of financial transactions such as subscription services.
Improve performance with real-time insight into all aspects of staffing and resource management, anytime, anywhere. Increase resource efficiency by continuously tracking staffing levels, and bring critical resources on board in time for new projects.
Simplify time entry processing with a single platform in the cloud that allows your staff and consultants to enter their time wherever they are. With automated notifications to enter missing time or project expenses, your staff will never leave a billable item behind.
Set a defined budget limit for project time and expenses with automated alerts so you can ensure projects do not exceed contractual agreements. Increase your client’s confidence in your ability to deliver projects on time and in budget through more effective, proactive budget management and billing/invoicing in line with agreed milestones.
SAP S/4HANA Cloud supports more efficient project management, with built-in best practice based on SAP expertise and accurate reporting of cost forecasting, status and timelines, using SAP CoPilot as an Intelligent Project assistant. Speed up project set up and implementation with automated project creation tools, content and test scripts based on predefined templates and flexible configuration.
The cloud solution enables users to access critical, real-time project data anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Budget availability can be activated on every project, with alerts to notify project managers when budgets are close to the defined threshold. Automated processes and machine learning reduce the effort of monitoring projects, allowing managers to balance projects with better reporting and identify project risks before they cause a delay.
S/4HANA Cloud helps organisations optimise the efficiency of their R&D projects, helping to identify innovations that can generate genuine customer value and meet business objectives. Improve production processes with integrated inventory and logistics management through more accurate real-time insight into customer demand.
Lower operational and administrative costs by integrating the management of all inbound and outbound freight and warehousing processes and improving connectivity with warehouse automation equipment and logistics service providers.
Coordinate manufacturing operations through efficient production management and automated process and logistics documentation. Powerful materials/component traceability capabilities streamline tracking and ensure supply chain transparency and regulatory compliance, resulting in an audit trail of accurate, repeatable quality control processes. Track product changes with accurate inventory of process-oriented bill of materials.
SAP S/4HANA Cloud is a SaaS product, available for a flexible monthly subscription and is priced on a per-user basis.
It comes configured with best practices and includes a built-in model that allows companies to standardise business processes, helping you reduce implementation time, cost and risk. SAP manages all back-end maintenance, including upgrades, security and governance. All users generally need to do is integrate their data, then turn on the processes they need and turn off the ones they don't.
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