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Pros
"The document search feature is very good.""The ability to link documents to accounts, partners and events via the Golden/Yellow Arrow feature is very useful."

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"The guidance SAP offers for implementing the product is clear and the online resources are great.""It is stable and scalable. In the S4HANA plain version, they have new dashboards and things like that."

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Cons
"The user interface could be improved with drag-and-drop functionality that it currently lacks.""There are only a few standard reports available and if you want more then they either have to be downloaded or built."

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"There have been some pain points in moving from SAP to S/4HANA, but the company seems to be staying on top of those issues.""They can improve the interface. It has a client-server kind of interface, which is kind of old."

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"Business One is reasonable considering the functionality."

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"The pricing is competitive with other products at that level in that category."

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Top Answer: Most probably you will need a 3rd party for HR in the case of SAP Business One. SAP S/4HANA has an advantage in this regard. If your inventory management is part of your business then again SAP… more »
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Overview

The SAP Business One application offers a way to manage your entire business – from accounting and financials, purchasing, inventory, sales and customer relationships, and project management, to operations and human resources. SAP Business One helps you to streamline processes, gain a greater insight into your business, so that you can act fast and make decisions based on real time information, to help you drive profitable growth.

SAP S/4HANA stands for SAP Suite 4 HANA. It is a next-generation integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) software that is designed for businesses of all sizes, in all industries, that require deep and broad functionality combined with a high degree of flexibility. SAP S/4HANA was launched in 2015 and been adopted by more than 3,200 customers over a period of sixteen months. SAP S/4HANA is materially different from anything SAP has done before and represents the company’s biggest innovation since SAP R/3.

SAP S/4HANA is intended to provide a digital core for an organization. It is fully architected for the most advanced in-memory platform, SAP HANA, and is designed on the most modern design principles with the SAP Fiori user experience to create a personalized and simple feel on users’ device of choice (tablet, laptop, mobile). SAP S/4HANA aims to simplify an organizations’ system landscape and reduce total cost of ownership by shrinking the data footprint while at the same time improving productivity levels in the form of higher throughput. Timelines for cloud deployments average around six months.

SAP S/4HANA is designed to drive business innovation by connecting people, devices, and business networks in real time to support the development of new business models. It will also help accelerate the adoption of, and connection to, the Internet of Things and Big Data. SAP S/4HANA can analyze big data at unprecedented speed allowing users to access real-time information from anywhere, any way they’d like and thus help managers make truly insightful decisions. The simplified data model allows customers to reimagine their IT, helping to drive lower costs and deliver IT efficiency. This, coupled with the SAP S/4HANA prediction and simulation capabilities allow it to anticipate the impact of business outcomes. By doing all the above, SAP S/4HANA aims to provide ultimate sophistication in the simplest possible manner.

To learn more about SAP S/4HANA, visit http://go.sap.com/product/enterprise-management/s4hana-erp.html

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Ego Pharmaceuticals Pty. LtdLa Trobe University, Carrefour Comércio e Indústria Ltda, Delaware Consulting and Corning Inc.
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SAP Business One is ranked 6th in ERP with 2 reviews while SAP S4HANA Cloud is ranked 3rd in Cloud ERP with 2 reviews. SAP Business One is rated 8.0, while SAP S4HANA Cloud is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of SAP Business One writes "A tool that serves many business needs to help enhance productivity and workflows". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP S4HANA Cloud writes "This complete cloud-based business suite solution competes for the top spot among similar products". SAP Business One is most compared with SAP S4HANA, SAP ERP, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and NetSuite ERP, whereas SAP S4HANA Cloud is most compared with SAP Business ByDesign, NetSuite ERP, Anaplan, Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Priority ERP.

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