SAP Business ByDesign 21.11 is now ready!
SAP Business ByDesign 21.11 is now available and the SAP Business ByDesign What’s New blog gives you an overview about the most important new features of SAP Business ByDesign 21.11. These are the so called Focus Topics ().
For these Focus Topics, additional in-depth blogs and videos are available – just click the link next to the Focus Topic in the What’s New blog.
To get an overview about all new features of SAP Business ByDesign in 21.11 please go to the What’s New document.
You can also check out the What’s New (coming soon) video to get a sneak-peek into the topics.
- Additional Unit of Measure Characteristics (UoM) for Sales Kits
Customers are now able to maintain additional units of measure characteristics for sales kit header products (Blog).
- Weight-based / Volume-based Freight Calculation for Sales Kits
Customers are now able to determine freight, which is weight and scale based from freight master data in CRM documents (Blog).
In total customer improvement requests with more than 18 votes were delivered for the Customer Relationship Management area in 21.11.
For detailed information about What’s New in the Customer Relationship Management area, please click here.
- Solution Profile Copy (Beta)
This new feature enables partners to copy their solution profile incl. all scoping and fine tuning settings to selected customer tenants (Blog).
- Supplier and Report in MS Teams Integration
Sales and marketing employees get notified if new leads are assigned to them of if the status changes in the lock screen of the smartphone (Blog).
- SSO support for MS Teams Integration
Business User can now add and access SAP Business ByDesign work center view and specific business instances without additional re-login if SSO is used (Blog).
- User onboarding to SAP Business ByDesign mobile apps
Business Users can now logon to SAP Business ByDesign Mobile app by entering bare minimum information (Blog).
- Intelligent Automation – Automated Purchase Order Upload
Based on a new XLS template and supported, users can now automatically extract and store purchase orders on a file share as well as automatically pick the file up and upload it to SAP Business ByDesign (Blog).
- Intelligent Automation – Automated Stock Transfer Order (STO) Upload
Users are now able to capture distribution requirements in a new XLS template which then is automatically picked up and sent to SAP Business ByDesign (Blog).
In total customer improvement requests with 20 votes were delivered for the Cross Topics & Mobile areas in 21.11.
For detailed information about What’s New in the Cross Topics area, please click here.
For detailed information about What’s New in the Mobile area, please click here.
- Prior Year Indicator for 1099-MISC, 1099-NEC and 1042-S Files
With 2021 reporting of prior year for 1099-MISC, 1099-NEC and 1042-S returns is compliant with the Internal Revenue Service specification.
- 1042 – S Print-Form
User who generated 1042 – S Withholding Tax Return in Business ByDesign are now able to print out the tax print-form for the fiscal year 2021.
For detailed information about What’s New in the Financial Management area, please click here.
- Resource Planning for Service Order Assignment (Beta)
Resource manager or service planner are able to see the employee’s workload based on both project as well as service order assignment.
For detailed information about What’s New in the Human Resources area, please click here.
- Blocking Products for Supply Planning
This new feature enables blocking products from supply planning as well as certain master data like BoM (Blog).
- Shipping Duration based on Shipping Condition
Sales representatives and warehouse managers are now able to influence the shipment scheduling dependent on certain shipping conditions (Blog).
- Externally-Owned Stock
Warehouse managers are now able to store products that are owned by another business partner, such as supplier or customer, for example to store demo products or for prototyping (Blog).
In total customer improvement requests with 282 votes were delivered for the Supply Chain Management area in 21.11.
For detailed information about What’s New in the Supply Chain Management area, please click here.
One Stop Shop (OSS) Tax Return File
Customer invoices posted with OSS relevant tax codes will now get reported in the Austria ‘OSS Tax Return’ tax return (Video).
Warehouse Book Greece – Third Party Sales
Greece Warehouse Book will now include sales quantity and sales amount for intercompany transactions in report screen (Video).
Warehouse Book Greece – Third Party Purchase
Greece Warehouse Book will now include purchase quantity and purchase amount for material provided with repair service in report screen (Video).
Journal – Italy
Journal – Italy now has more flexible filters where run data can be filtered on basis of more than one filtering criteria on G/L account (Video).
Fixed Assets Declining Balance
Declining Balance (DB) Depreciation is widely used in Japan is now available in SAP Business ByDesign.
Form_347_VoC scenarios inclusion in the Tax return
Customers are now able to file Form_347 return and upload the generated text file to tax authority website (Video).
SII Outgoing Tax Return – One Stop Shop (OSS) Impact
OSS relevant customer invoices are now reported to the Spain tax authority along with the other outgoing invoices (Video).
- Neteris: Cash Flow for SAP Business ByDesign
The Cash Flow for SAP Business ByDesign enhances the standard Liquidity Report by automatically creating Forecast Planning Items coming from e.g.Invoice Schedules of Sales Orders or Contracts (Blog).
- Phoenix: Budget Control
The Budget Control process allows you to configure budgets by the company/cost center/project/GL account. The process is tightly integrated with the end-to-end purchasing process (Blog).
- Seidor: Vendor Portal
The Seidor Vendor Portal is an assistant to manage purchase business documents, tied suppliers to requesters, it is integrated with the three main SAP solution.
- SAP: SAP Store@MyLaunchpad
The MyLaunchpad section offers a new SAP Store space with new tiles by application areas, verticals or localization.