SAP Business Process Automation
Business process optimisations can be created by running proprietary add-in technologies from FIS. No modifications to SAP standard are required. All FIS products have releases that optimise business processes in both SAP ECC6 and SAP S/4HANA.
FIS Information Systems add-value to our clients by creating technologies that enable business process optimisations in SAP. FIS have a 30 year history as an SAP GOLD partner and are recognised as the leading developer of SAP add-in applications.
FIS create proprietary applications that run on SAP standards such as Fiori Apps, SAP Web Dynpro and SAP GUIs. This ensures that adoption rates are quick for employees already familiar with SAP.
Digitised Business Process Improvements: One of the key tasks for every company today is to automate business processes and minimising manual tasks where appropriate. Those organisations who enhance processes effectively are also able to improve data quality as well as generating cost savings.
FIS software simplifies tasks by bringing together information and documentation required for decisioning in one location.
Managing the processes is made easier with a dashboard overview of the current status and tools to highlight bottlenecks and pressure points.
- Processing times are shorter
- Idle times are identified
- Errors are recognised and corrected
- Processes are recorded and made transparent
Automation saving time and money: FIS develop a comprehensive range of SAP add-in technologies. These deeply integrated technologies to SAP ERP standard (SAP ECC and SAP S/4HANA) create additional functionality to automate business processes in SAP, therefore enabling financial savings and providing more effective tools for SAP users. The applications run on the existing SAP ERP IT infrastructure.
FIS Business Process Optimisation Technologies include:
Automated Invoice Data Reader (FIS / fci): FIS / fci (free-form collection and integration) is a technology that reduces time consuming task of manual data-entry when processing invoices. The software automatically extracts the key content of documents imported such as an email attachment or from a scanned image.
FIS / fci incorporates "free-form recognition" technology, multiple-OCR engines, "fuzzy" matching of data, an intelligent machine-learning knowledge database - to read invoice data automatically from day-one.
Automated Invoice Posting and Workflow (FIS / edc): FIS / edc (electronic document centre) is an SAP add-in product to improve invoice processing in SAP. Typically the integrated technology is utilised to automate first-time match rates for invoices. In addition, routing of invoices is configured so that invoices can be approved via FIS workflow applications running on SAP Web-Dynpro or Fiori apps.
FIS / edc works with real-time SAP data with enhanced tools for processing invoices prior to exporting to SAP.
Automated Matching of Vendor Statement or Payment Advice Notes: The technology is utilised to automate the comparison of incoming statements (from vendors or customers) with balances in SAP ERP.
FIS / edc (statement monitor) is an SAP add-in product that reduces the number of documents reviewed by the accounts team - highlighting "exceptions" compared to vendor/customer data on SAP ERP.
Automated Processing of Orders FIS / edc (sales order monitor) converts an inbound customer order into an SAP sales order with or without a reference (e.g. quotation).
The supply chain process such as order confirmation, shipping notification, goods issue and billing documents can be triggered immediately. Customer orders that do not pass the “plausibility checks” successfully are highlighted and post-processed in the monitor.
- Automatic posting of customer orders (OCR or EDI data records)
- Overview of all purchase orders received
- OCR image or EDI data visualisation as PDF form
- Full integration in SAP with all order processing functionalities
- Quick error analysis with intelligent message log
- Direct communication due to integrated email system
- Post-processing option in the split screen display with direct access to scanned and archived customer orders.
SAP Master Data and Price Management: FIS / mpm is a simplified SAP centred application add-in that is utilised by all employees tasked with master data maintenance of materials, price and conditions, vendors, customers and bill of materials.
The FIS / mpm add-in has built-in duplication checks and defined roles for initiators and master data custodians. FIS / mpm is an SAP add-in product that runs on SAP standards such as SAP GUI and SAP Web Dynpro.
Cross Company Electronic Transactions: FIS / xee provides organisations with a tool for electronic data exchange between SAP, internal systems, and import/export with external suppliers and customers.