What is involved in SAP Business ByDesign
Find out what the related areas are that SAP Business ByDesign connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a SAP Business ByDesign thinking-frame.
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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which SAP Business ByDesign related domains to cover and 88 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.
The following domains are covered:
SAP Business ByDesign, Business software, Cloud computing, Comparison of accounting software, Customer relationship management, Enterprise resource planning, Project management, SAP SE, Small and Medium-sized Enterprise, Software as a service, Supply chain management:
SAP Business ByDesign Critical Criteria:
Mine SAP Business ByDesign adoptions and balance specific methods for improving SAP Business ByDesign results.
– Can we add value to the current SAP Business ByDesign decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)?
– What are the Essentials of Internal SAP Business ByDesign Management?
– Are there SAP Business ByDesign problems defined?
Business software Critical Criteria:
Rank Business software projects and integrate design thinking in Business software innovation.
– What sources do you use to gather information for a SAP Business ByDesign study?
– What are all of our SAP Business ByDesign domains and what do they do?
Cloud computing Critical Criteria:
Accommodate Cloud computing adoptions and report on the economics of relationships managing Cloud computing and constraints.
– With the increasing adoption of cloud computing do you think enterprise architecture as a discipline will become more or less important to us and why?
– How will technology advancements in soa, virtualization and cloud computing further and enable saas adoption?
– What is the security gap between private cloud cloud computing versus client server computing architectures?
– What is the name of the organization helping to foster security standards for cloud computing?
– What is the future scope for combination of business intelligence and cloud computing?
– What are the implications of cloud computing to enterprise application integration?
– In which ways will Cloud Computing influence our approach Service Management
– Will Cloud Computing replace traditional dedicated server hosting?
– What are the challenges related to cloud computing data security?
– How can we best leverage cloud computing and obtain security?
– Will cloud computing lead to a reduction in IT expenditure?
– Is cloud computing affecting traditional hardware vendors?
– What are the practical limitations to cloud technology?
– What are the usability issues around cloud computing?
– Is there a good pricing model for cloud services?
– How is cloud computing related to web analytics?
– How would one define SAP Business ByDesign leadership?
– How energy efficient is cloud computing?
– Will cloud computing always lower costs?
– Fedramp approved/compliant?
Comparison of accounting software Critical Criteria:
Coach on Comparison of accounting software strategies and adopt an insight outlook.
– What are your current levels and trends in key measures or indicators of SAP Business ByDesign product and process performance that are important to and directly serve your customers? how do these results compare with the performance of your competitors and other organizations with similar offerings?
– Why is it important to have senior management support for a SAP Business ByDesign project?
– Are there SAP Business ByDesign Models?
Customer relationship management Critical Criteria:
Have a session on Customer relationship management outcomes and define what do we need to start doing with Customer relationship management.
– What are your results for key measures or indicators of the accomplishment of your SAP Business ByDesign strategy and action plans, including building and strengthening core competencies?
– To overcome the barriers to effective CRM implementation: What should be communicated and to whom?
– What methodology do you use for measuring the success of your social media programs for clients?
– Do you have the capability to measure cost per lead or cost per acquisition?
– How have you defined R.O.I. from a social media perspective in the past?
– How must our value proposition change to earn greater customer loyalty?
– Do you follow-up with your customers after their order has been filled?
– What are the basic activities of customer life-cycle management?
– Can you identify your customers when they visit your website?
– Is it easy for your visitors or customers to contact you?
– Does on hold time include transfer time to tier 2 CSRs?
– Does the user have permission to create activities?
– What are some of the future directions of CRM?
– How is Business Intelligence related to CRM?
– Is your archivist in the information loop?
– Is the offline database size acceptable?
– Do we invest in Web self-services?
– Why is crm important?
– Who are my customers?
– What do they buy?
Enterprise resource planning Critical Criteria:
Give examples of Enterprise resource planning results and point out improvements in Enterprise resource planning.
– Are there any easy-to-implement alternatives to SAP Business ByDesign? Sometimes other solutions are available that do not require the cost implications of a full-blown project?
– How likely is the current SAP Business ByDesign plan to come in on schedule or on budget?
– How will we insure seamless interoperability of SAP Business ByDesign moving forward?
Project management Critical Criteria:
Concentrate on Project management visions and visualize why should people listen to you regarding Project management.
– The fundamentals of agile software development, agile project management, and evolutionary development have been proven and demonstrated to be highly successful. Are these now preferred in our organization?
– Does it replace or negate traditional project management concerns with risk, scheduling, metrics, and execution, or does it shift how we think about these and necessitate new techniques and approaches?
– From an organizational perspective, what are the trade-offs involved in shifting all project management to an agile approach, versus maintaining a mixed portfolio of agile and traditional development?
– With agile processes promoting the concept of self-directed teams, is there room for the conventional project manager or does this role also need to evolve to suit the principles of the new paradigm?
– Are there project management practices that remain constant across traditional, hybrid, and agile approaches (e.g., Risk Management, stakeholder management, team building)?
– Are your current project management and time and expense capture applications outdated and expensive to update and maintain?
– How can an agile project manager balance team level autonomy and individual level autonomy in agile software teams?
– Which individual role is responsible for all aspects of the delivery of the solution?
– What project management qualifications does the Project Manager have?
– What work wouldnt get done if no more funds were added?
– So, how does the agile project management model work?
– What is an economic aspect of Project Management?
– What project management associations are you a member of?
– Are we ready to execute an agile project?
– So then, what is a virtual team?
– How do we deal with change?
– What is Project Management?
– What is agile anyways?
– When is done done?
SAP SE Critical Criteria:
Extrapolate SAP SE risks and cater for concise SAP SE education.
– Risk factors: what are the characteristics of SAP Business ByDesign that make it risky?
– How does the organization define, manage, and improve its SAP Business ByDesign processes?
Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Critical Criteria:
Study Small and Medium-sized Enterprise goals and diversify by understanding risks and leveraging Small and Medium-sized Enterprise.
– What are the long-term SAP Business ByDesign goals?
– What are specific SAP Business ByDesign Rules to follow?
– How do we go about Securing SAP Business ByDesign?
Software as a service Critical Criteria:
Weigh in on Software as a service risks and get out your magnifying glass.
– Why are Service Level Agreements a dying breed in the software as a service industry?
– Can we do SAP Business ByDesign without complex (expensive) analysis?
– How do we go about Comparing SAP Business ByDesign approaches/solutions?
– What threat is SAP Business ByDesign addressing?
Supply chain management Critical Criteria:
Have a session on Supply chain management projects and get answers.
– How do you determine the key elements that affect SAP Business ByDesign workforce satisfaction? how are these elements determined for different workforce groups and segments?
– How do supply chain management systems coordinate planning, production, and logistics with suppliers?
– Meeting the challenge: are missed SAP Business ByDesign opportunities costing us money?
– What makes cloud computing well suited for supply chain management applications?
– What is TESCM tax efficient supply chain management?
This quick readiness checklist is a selected resource to help you move forward. Learn more about how to achieve comprehensive insights with the SAP Business ByDesign Self Assessment:
Author: Gerard Blokdijk
CEO at The Art of Service | theartofservice.com
Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.
To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:
SAP Business ByDesign External links:
SAP | SAP Business ByDesign Forum
Business software External links:
Business software. (Journal, magazine, 1980s) …
ConnectWise Business Software for Technology Providers
Business Software and Services Reviews | G2 Crowd
Cloud computing External links:
Compliant Cloud Computing Simplified – Lumen21
Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing Platform & Services
Customer relationship management External links:
Customer Relationship Management | CRM Software – Vtiger
Salesnet CRM Solutions | Customer Relationship Management
Oracle – Siebel Customer Relationship Management
Enterprise resource planning External links:
MDConnect | Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
Enterprise Resource Planning
Enterprise Resource Planning System | Hill International
Project management External links:
LearnSmart IT & Project Management Online Training …
SAP SE External links:
Small and Medium-sized Enterprise External links:
Forbes Insights: Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
Software as a service External links:
DENTAWEB Software as a service
Enterprise Gamification Software as a Service Platform
Software as a Service | Accenture
Supply chain management External links:
Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Order …
Department of Supply Chain Management | Eli Broad …