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SAP Business ByDesign 22.08 is now ready!

SAP Business ByDesign 22.08 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 22.08. 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 22.08 please go to the What's New document.

You can also check out the What’s New Video to get a sneak-peek into the topics.


  • Dispatching Board for Service Orders
    Service Planners have an easy-to-use dispatching board to quickly assign service order items to employees based on their availability (Blog).

  • Microsoft Outlook® Integration with SAP Business ByDesign
    The add-In for Microsoft Outlook Integration with 64-bit version of MS Outlook to exchange information between Microsoft Outlook and SAP Business ByDesign is now available (Blog).

  • Delta Read of Price List and Discount List with Pagination
    Customers will now be able to delta read the prices or discounts master data, which are changed after a certain date (Blog).

  • 10 levels of Account Hierarchy Price List and Discount List
    Customers will now be able to maintained Account Hierarchy with up to 10 levels of hierarchy for price and discount determination (Blog).

In total customer improvement requests with more than 100 votes were delivered for the Customer Relationship Management area in 22.08.

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

Cross Topics & Mobile

  • Horizon Theme for SAP Business ByDesign
    With the Horizon theme SAP Business ByDesign has a consistent look and feel with other SME products such as SAP Business One and SAP S/4HANA (Blog).
    Note: In case you want to keep on using your current theme, please follow the instructions described here.

  • Survey on SAP Business ByDesign user assistance resources
    Do you have feedback you’d like to share with us? Now is the time to do so: seize the opportunity and participate in our 5-minute survey on SAP Business ByDesign user assistance resources until mid-August.

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.


  • China
    Excel Output for Direct Cash Flow Statement
    It is now possible for customers to export the cash flow statement and  the related cash flow keys to MS Excel (Video).
    Opening up Cash Flow key based Direct Cash Flow Statement to other countries
    The direct cash flow statement based on cash flow key is extended to countries where the Chinese subsidiary companies are located (Video).

  • France
    CA3 2022 – New tax boxes in the French VAT Return
    Customers will now be able to report a France VAT return that is compliant as per legal requirements and with new tax boxes (Video).

  • France, Austria & Great Britain
    Opening up of Summary Layout Mapping
    Customers will now be able to influence and maintain summary layout mapping based on tax returns for France, Austria and Great Britain (Video).

  • India
    Stock Transfer Order – Default Assessable Value
    Customer will now have the assessable value filled by default, instead of manually maintaining the same at each material (Video).
    Stock Transfer Order Credit/Debit Note - Enhancements
    Customers are now able to query and read follow-up legal documents. These documents can also be cancelled without going through legal approval process (Video).

  • Japan
    Prepayment of VAT
    Customer are now be able to process prepayment of VAT for Japan which is a legal requirement (Video).

  • Mexico
    Electronic Payments - CFDI Version 4.0
    Customers can now stay compliant by reporting their payments in the version 4.0 of CFDI of electronic payment expected by the Mexican legal authorities (Video).

  • Spain
    Supplier Invoices: Self Billing: ERS Invoice
    With this development, now the sequential document number can have prefix, the calendar as suffix and number can be restarted for each calendar year (Video).
    Customer Invoice :Self Billing Scenario
    Customers are now able to check the self billing indicator while creating invoices and created  invoice is saved with a global number (Video).

  • Switzerland
    Payment Purpose Code
    It is now possible for customers to view the turnover figures in the Swiss Periodic VAT Return xml file in either Gross or Net amounts, separately (Blog).

  • Loclization Toolkit
    Document and Reporting Compliance (DRC) Peppol Service Integration
    Customers can now exchange customer invoices and supplier invoice in AU/NZ using document type AU-NZ PEPPOL BIS Billing 3.0 Invoice and AU-NZ PEPPOL BIS Billing 3.0 CreditNote (Blog). 

  • Integration
    Reports / Report Face – Translation of Selection & View Parameters
    Analytics fully usable in custom language, closing the last and biggest remaining gap central to the usability of SAP Business ByDesign  in custom languages (Blog).

Solution Extensions

  • IBIS Business Consulting: Fast Entry of Purchase Orders
    The Fast Entry of Purchase Orders add-on solution enables customers to maintain redundant line item settings only once and comes with an easy to use and not-limited improved file upload (Video).

  • Celigo: Salesforce Integration for SAP Business ByDesign
    This integration application with pre-built workflows automates quote-to-cash across sales, order management, and finance. Workflows are built with best practices in mind to keep accounts synced and sales orders up to date in real time (Video).

  • Illumiti: Production Statistics
    Illumiti’s Production Statistics for SAP Business ByDesign solution is a web application that enables mine site employees to easily measure, analyze, and track site productivity. (Video).

  • Coresystems: Integration SAP Field Service Management and SAP Business ByDesign
    Coresystems add-on provides a seamless integration between SAP Field Service Management and SAP Business ByDesign (Video).

  • Partner innovation roadmap information is regularly update at this blog.