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Welcome to the Spotlight on SAP Business One, keeping you up to date on topics and information around SAP Business One and SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA.


Improvements for SAP Business One 9.3 Delivered in Patches

Patch levels 02 – 08 have been released and include enhancements such as

  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) – SAP Note 2519273

  • Route stage enhancements within the Production module

  • Launch of the Ukrainian localization

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017 is supported with SAP Business One

Get an overview on the most important resolutions which have been delivered in patches in the Top ReSolution document. The patch level related SAP Notes include important information which clearly state the upgrade options (also from Hot Fixes) and synchronized issues.

The SAP Business One 9.3 highlights document includes key updates from all patches.


SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA

Check out the SAP Business One HANA Series Playlist on YouTube promoting digitalization for your business.   

Important technical information for SAP HANA includes:

  •  Export and Import Guide for SAP HANA
    This guide introduces how to export and import schemas in the SAP HANA Studio the correct way. Details
    The Remote Support Platform is strongly recommended for performing and scheduling backups.

  • Updated SLES Image
    A dedicated SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 image for SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA providing faster and more efficient deployment, is now available. See Details

  • Housekeeping for SAP HANA Platform
    Maintain your SAP HANA database in a healthy state with this information document. Details

As of SAP Business One 9.3 PL02, version for SAP HANA, the Service Layer can expose Semantic Layer views as an OData service to be consumed by applications powered by SAP HANA. Details


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

All companies that work in or with European organizations need to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as of May 2018.

It increases the compliance requirements on the controllers and processors of personal data. Please see more information on the Executive Summary and the included functionality in SAP Business One. 


Community and Blogs

Visit the SAP Community for key information, raising questions, or helping others by sharing your knowledge. Get information on special product areas related to SAP Business One. See here the main tags to refer to:

  • SAP Business One, tag 

  • SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA, tag

  • SAP Business One Cloud, tag

  • SAP Business One Extensibility, tag

  • Intercompany Integration Solution for SAP Business One, tag

This blog gives an overview on the question Community Tags around SAP Business One - How to use best?


Customer Influence

Use the possibility to influence SAP Business One. SAP's Customer Influence Program connects customers with development throughout the product lifecycle. Post your ideas in our continuous influence session for SAP Business One and vote for existing ones.

A short description and how to access the Customer Influence session is found in this blog.

Get more detailed information on the relevance for you as a customer or consultant in this blog.

(New in Feb. 2019)
The current review for our SAP Business One session started on February 1st 2019. 75 improvement requests(IRs) qualified are now under review.
Stay tuned in March for the review cycle results! Details


Global YouTube Channel on SAP Business One

Check out the official SAP Business One YouTube Channel and get information on the SAP Business One product, training and customer success stories.

Find the clips organized in different Playlists related to the different product areas, for example

  • SAP Business One Usability Series
    Short 2 min videos highlighting SAP Business One usability features in this Playlist

  • Production Series Clips
    Check out the power of the production process in SAP Business One 9.3 in this Playlist


SAP Help Portal

The SAP Help Portal is a central place for key information across all SAP Business One products.

Watch this clip to get an introduction on how to use and navigate in the SAP Help Portal.   


SAP Business One… To Go

This document provides a comprehensive introduction to SAP Business One release 9.3 (in English). 


Support – Hear from the Support Experts

With 40+ articles based on a variety of SAP Business One questions, check out the SAP Business One Support blog! Join the SAP Business One LinkedIn group for featured content.



(New in Feb. 2019)
Certification On-premise to Online
SAP is making certification more accessible to you, transitioning from on-premise delivery (using Pearson Vue Centres for example) to online delivery in the cloud. On-premise certifications will still be available throughout 2019. To become certified or to re-certify in 2019, read this blog.

Launch of 9.3 Training

  • Get up to speed with 9.3 by taking the 9.3 training curriculum.
    Access the SAP Business One training on the SAP Learning Hub. Available course materials include presentations, demonstrations and simulations on a wide range of SAP Business One topics.  

  • Train the Trainer
    Learn about new content and structural changes in TB-courses for 9.3, where to find instructor and student materials, preparation tips and important certification exam information in this YouTube clip.

  • The certification test for SAP Business ONe 9.3 is now available in 5 languages:
    English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, and German. Coming soon: French.


We Are SAP Business One. We Are Industry.

Over 60,000 SAP Business One customers take advantage of extensive industry-specific solutions, best practices, and processes, designed specifically for small and midsize businesses. The extended power from over 500+ industry solutions and 150 software solution partners help them be a best-run business.

Watch the video and discover your industry solution. Read the SAP news article about the landmark achievement.

Enjoy reading!

The Roll-out Team,
Marie-Laurence Poujois, Miriam Rieger, Sally Kingston, Darius Heydarian, Dipan Shah, Krisztian Papai, Marc Siefert

Missing S-User identification – Read this blog You are an SAP Business One customer but do not have an S-user ID?

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