Engineering, Construction,
and Operations

Construct more substantial, environmentally-friendly projects with the
help of our engineering and construction management software for
improved collaboration, reduced risk, and successful outcomes.

Construction using digital and connected technologies

What advantages does digitalization bring? Some benefits are real-time visibility, automatic time tracking,
seamless inter-company collaboration, and fully connected work sites.

Working together in the construction industry using Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Collaboration and the use of building information modeling (BIM) can reduce risks associated with larger projects, environmental considerations, and the complexity of construction.

Issues with the
supply chain

Utilizing interconnected supply chains and prefabricated construction techniques can lessen material shortages, lower labor expenses, and hasten completion times.

Sustainability of engineering & construction

Cut down on the carbon emission rate by considering sustainability as a factor in addition to cost and quality when making decisions about construction projects.

New engineering and building techniques

To create intelligent buildings, what tools will be necessary? AI, augmented reality, automation, analytics, BIM, and the Industrial Internet of Things must be included in your toolkit.

Shortage of workers in the construction industry

How are companies meeting labor shortages? By digitalizing, automating, and turning smart prefabrication into a differentiator.

SAP provides ground breaking engineering,
construction, and operations solutions

Solutions tailored to the specific requirements of the engineering, construction, and
operations sectors are vital to achieving cost-efficient transformation and sustained expansion.

SAP S/4 HANA Cloud for project management and collaboration

Bring together project leaders, providers of services, subcontractors, and suppliers of materials on a unified BIM platform with a shared information environment to reduce the amount of wasted effort and rework, thus improving productivity.

SAP Business Suite's Portfolio and Project Management module

Monitor construction projects across the organization from a single source and ensure that the portfolio is monitored and up to date - from forecasting and planning to financial tracking and completion.

SAP's System for Managing Field Service

Equip staff with the resources to quickly tackle problems and increase customer contentment through support for comprehensive field service management activities – from mobile applications to AI-based advice.

Challenges Benefits Data Analytics & Reporting Strengthening Strategies Digital Transformation

➜  Inefficient and time-consuming processes: Without an ERP system, organizations in the Engineering, Construction, and Operations industry must complete each process manually and create multiple forms that can dramatically complicate the process and lead to inefficiencies.
➜  Poor visibility into project and financial data: With real-time data from an ERP system, executives may be able to make decisions based on accurate and up-to-date information.
➜  Greater risk of compliance issues: Without integrated processes and visibility into project data and financial information, organizations may be at risk of falling out of compliance with the requirements set by governing bodies.
➜  Difficulty tracking subcontractors and vendors: With the ability to track subcontractors and vendors through an ERP system, organizations in the industry can quickly identify associated costs, manage progress toward objectives, and ensure compliance.
➜  Fragmented customer service: Organizations can provide a unified customer experience across multiple projects with a single source of customer information.

➜  Improved project planning and execution to reduce labor and material costs: SAP enables organizations to use real-time data from the field to plan and monitor projects more accurately and efficiently, resulting in lower labor and material costs.
➜  Enhanced enterprise risk management: SAP's enterprise risk management (ERM) capabilities help organizations identify and manage risks associated with construction projects more efficiently.
➜  Seamless integration with other systems: SAP offers improved integration capabilities, including enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and customer relationship management (CRM) applications. This seamless integration can help organizations streamline business processes and deliver better customer service.
➜  Improved employee productivity: SAP enables organizations to automate their business processes and simplify manual tasks that are often time-consuming. This saves time and money and improves employee productivity.
➜  Improved customer experience: With insights into customer preferences and habits, SAP can help organizations anticipate customer needs and improve the overall customer experience.
➜  Enhanced predictive analytics: SAP provides powerful predictive analytics capabilities that can help organizations identify potential issues and delays before they occur. This improves decision-making and planning.

SAP's engineering, construction, and operations offerings can help with data analytics and reporting in various ways. The SAP BusinessObjects suite of applications provides insights into every stage of the product lifecycle—including design, engineering, construction, and operations—with a range of analytics and reporting capabilities. Moreover, customers can also leverage the SAP HANA platform to analyze and visualize the data gathered from these sources. Additionally, SAP can provide customers access to aggregated data datasets from outside sources such as subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers to help further enhance the reporting and analytics process. Finally, customers can choose from various SAP cloud solutions, enabling them to view, analyze, and interpret the data quickly and accurately.

➜  SAP can provide detailed insights into engineering operations by capturing raw project data and analyzing it with predictive analytics. This helps to identify cost efficiencies and opportunities that can support informed decision-making.
➜  SAP's software solutions for the Engineering, Construction & Operations industry can help to streamline processes, control costs, and manage risks across large projects. This helps ensure smooth and successful execution of projects.
➜  SAP ERP can integrate various systems and processes across organizations involved in a project, including procurement, scheduling, payroll, finance, and materials logistics. This helps to optimize operations and improve productivity.
➜  With SAP's real-time data tracking and reporting tools, Engineering, Construction & Operations companies can access their project metrics and performance measures to make better decisions.
➜  SAP can provide the necessary infrastructure for organizations to realize the full potential of Industry 4.0 technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), big data, and cloud computing. This enables them to gain a competitive advantage by shifting to advanced analytic tools and automation.

➜  Leverage Machine Learning Algorithms: SAP's solutions offer an AI-driven recommendation engine for improving performance across the engineering, construction, and operations processes. Machine learning algorithms can help detect areas of potential inefficiencies, identify opportunities for process optimization, automate data tracking, and provide predictive analytics on potential challenges or delays.
➜  Utilize Digital Workforce Solutions: SAP can offer digital workforce solutions to ease the burden on workers while streamlining processes and improving safety. This includes automated scheduling, machine maintenance tracking, remote and home-based working, production planning, work completion tracking and analytics, and more.
➜  Enjoy End-to-end Visibility: SAP provides its customers with end-to-end visibility into their operations. Companies in the engineering, construction, and operations industry can leverage data from each stage of their operations to gain insights into their supply chain health, materials consumption, cost control, and customer service operations through industry-specific analytics and insights.
➜  Implement Advanced Automation: SAP offers advanced automation technologies that help to improve the planning, scheduling, and execution of tasks. This allows for the implementation of cutting-edge technologies, such as predictive analytics and AI, to help companies in the engineering, construction, and operations industry ensure project efficient completion.