SAP Business One FAQ

Get the answers to your SAP Business One questions with SAP Business One FAQ’s and see how SAP Business One can make your business a best-run business.


Open sourceEnterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have been around for a while; yet there is still the understanding that ERP systems share the same features as accounting systems. Further to that understanding, many companies believe that if their books are in order there is no need for an ERP solution.


Here are some Frequently Asked Questions on SAP Business One and reasons why you need to add SAP Business One to your ERP shortlist when considering your next ERP software solution:



Isn’t SAP Software only for very large organisations?

SAP has an array of product designed for different businesses. SAP does provide business solutions for very large organisations, but SAP Business One has been specifically designed and developed from the ground up to meet the specific needs, requirements and the budget of small to medium sized businesses.



Isn’t SAP too expensive for small businesses?

SAP has developed a product specifically for small to mid-sized businesses, called SAP Business One, which meets and exceeds expectations with regards to price, functionality and flexibility. SAP Business One is easy to implement and requires little training and customisation.



What is SAP Business One?

SAP Business One is an ERP software solution for SMEs that integrates all core business functions across your entire company – including financials, sales, customer relationship management, inventory and operations. Unlike many other small business solutions on the market today, SAP Business One is a single application, eliminating the need for separate installations and complex integration of multiple modules.  READ MORE…



Is SAP Business One easy to use?

Yes, SAP Business One is an extremely easy to use ERP solution for smaller businesses. Central to SAP Business One’s low total cost of ownership is its ease-of-use. For companies that do not have the time or the resources to embark on an extensive training programme, SAP Business One ERP provides a very effective solution.



Our company is experiencing rapid growth – will we outgrow SAP Business One?

Unless your ERP solution is agile and responsive enough to grow with you, it is common for companies to outgrow their business solutions. As your business requirements become more complex and more employees join your team you will see how the sophistication of your internal processes grows. You will find out that SAP Business One is ready to meet those challenges and grow with you as your business evolves.

As SAP Business One caters for business into the medium enterprise space, there is a lot of room for your business to grow before you experience any restrictions. More often than not, your SAP Business One partner would advise you of what your ERP future holds with SAP Business One and if there are any possible restrictions that may arise in future, which is extremely rare.



Is the future of SAP Business One assured?

SAP spends approximately 2 mil EURO’s a day on research and development (R&D). By purchasing a solution from the world-leader in business management solutions you are ensuring stability and longevity of support and product development for your business. SAP provides regular SAP Business One product roadmaps that also instill trust in users of the solution that their future is assured.



Is SAP Business One an integrated solution?

This is standard functionality within SAP Business One and no costly customisation is required to get your business functions to talk to each other. When you can integrate all your critical business functions into a single application, you can connect all your employees and business units giving you a 360 degree view of your entire business and increasing controls. This is what SAP Business One allows you to do.



Is SAP Business One a reputable solution?

SAP dominates the market for enterprise business applications world-wide. They have millions of ERP users across the globe and draw extensively on this experience to deliver the right solution for your business. Currently SAP Business One has more than 35 000 successful implementations world-wide, and with that number on the rise is steadily becoming one of the leaders in SME ERP software. READ MORE…



Can I access my SAP Business One system from my mobile phone?

Yes, there are various modules and add-on’s that are available for the iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, and Android mobile devices. These have been designed specifically for SAP Business One so you can access all your business data whether you are on holiday in the Bahamas or going to a meeting. READ MORE…



How quickly will I make my money back after implementing SAP Business One?

The average ROI period our clients experience is between 18 and 24 months, with some even having enjoyed a full return on the implementation and software costs in under one year. READ MORE…



How do I know what SAP Business One partner to choose?

Your relationship with your SAP Business One partner is vital to the overall success of your implementation and can be the difference between your ERP solution’s success or failure.

Read this article to ensure you choose the right SAP Business One partner for your business.