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SAP Business ByDesign 1911 is now ready!

SAP Business ByDesign 1911 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 1911.
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 1911, please go to the What's New document.

Financial Management

  • Lease Accounting (IFRS 16 / ASC 842)
    Customers can now create lease contracts, valuate and post them according to the accounting standard IFRS 16 or ASC 842 (Blog).

  • Electronic Financial Reporting - Germany
    E-Bilanz transfer for fiscal years starting on 1.1.2019 is now supported based on Taxonomy 6.2, the corresponding Excel template and the ELSTER Rich Client (ERiC) version

For detailed information about What’s New in the Financial Management area, please click here.


  • Data Privacy and Protection
    The new information lifecycle management work center introduces a new dimension to manage data privacy and the lifecycle of all data in your ERP system. With 1911 administrators and data privacy officers are able to use e.g. KPIs to see which data is still needed, for what reason and by when it might be deleted or if it is deleted already

  • Fuel machine learning with valid data from your Cloud ERP
    Data scientists and administrators are able to use reports & KPIs to ensure that only current data is used for machine learning and to rule-out data that should not be used anymore (video).

For detailed information about What’s New in the Compliance area, please click here.

Built-in Analytics

  • Custom Relative Selections
    This is helpful, when you need to define a dynamic logic e.g. on dates to simplify the  selection of KPIs and reports (Blog).

  • Embed custom reports into UI with Cloud Application Studio
    You can now embed your custom report at the place, into the context of your process where needed! (Blog).

  • New Date Fields in Business Partner to identify Won and Lost Customers
    New date fields wrt. change and creation date are added to the business partner allowing you to build restricted key figures for won and lost customers (Blog).

For detailed information about What’s New in the Built-in Analytics area, please click here.

Supply Chain

  • Manage Expired Identified Stock in Inbound and Outbound Processes
    Users are now able to decide if expired identified stock is allowed or not in inbound and outbound processes.

  • Insights to Action: New KPI’s and Reports
    KPI‘s and reports allow warehouse and production managers to get an overview of the current situation and take measurements in case of exceptions.

    • On time and full delivery (OTIF) (Blog).

    • Actual Scrap Rate (Blog)

    • Rejection Quota (Blog)

For detailed information about What’s New in the Supply Chain Management area, please click here.


  • Track price components like discounts on customer invoices
    Managers and  employees are able to analyze all price components like discounts from customer invoices (Blog).

  • Track price components like discounts on sales quotes
    Managers and  employees are able to analyze all price components like discounts from sales quote. (Blog).

  • Extend price components analysis for key sales business documents
    Administrators, analytical key users and developers can adapt and extend price component analysis for all key sales documents (Blog).

Delivered Improvement Requests:

  • 209658: “Price Components for Sales Transaction Items” DATA SOURCE

  • 118431: Ability to run reports by price components on order level

For detailed information about What’s New in the Customer Relationship Management area, please click here.


  • Compensation & Payroll
    Compensation scoping is independent of Payroll and itl can be descoped, with Compensation in scope. Compensation data is maintainable for countries not supported by ByD Payroll (Blog).

Delivered Improvement Requests:

  • 225637: Compensation and payroll

For detailed information about What’s New in the Human Resources area, please click here.


  • Switzerland - QR Bill supplier invoicing scenario
    By the second half of 2020, Switzerland will introduce a payment slip called QR Bill. This new slip replaces several other payment slips that are currently used (Video).