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Grow With SAP & Rise With SAP: Accelerating Business Transformation

Mid-sized businesses are experiencing rapid growth and are often the breeding ground for innovative ideas and unique product-service combinations. However, these companies face numerous economic challenges that hinder their growth potential. To overcome these obstacles and thrive in the digital age, mid-sized businesses are turning to digital transformation as a critical growth strategy. Cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, such as GROW with SAP and RISE with SAP, offer a comprehensive suite of tools and services to streamline operations, optimize workflows, and drive business success.

The Need for Digital Transformation in Mid-Market Companies:

Mid-sized companies operate in a challenging environment, dealing with economic fluctuations, supply chain disruptions, and a shortage of skilled workers. To maintain a steady pace of growth, these businesses must embrace digital transformation across their value chain. Digital transformation enables mid-sized companies to improve operational efficiencies, save time, enhance customer experiences, and increase profitability.

GROW with SAP: Empowering Mid-Market Businesses for Rapid Deployment:

GROW with SAP is a cloud-based ERP solution designed specifically for mid-sized businesses seeking a fast deployment option. It offers several significant benefits tailored to their needs:

Fast Deployment: GROW with SAP enables quick implementation of SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud, allowing businesses to accelerate their digital transformation journey and realize the benefits sooner.
Uncomplicated Evaluation and Deployment: The solution provides an easy-to-understand evaluation and deployment process, minimizing complexities and ensuring a seamless
transition to the cloud-based ERP system.
Optimized Rollout Plans: GROW with SAP offers access to case studies and relevant data that assist customers in creating optimized rollout plans, enabling them to make
informed decisions and achieve maximum efficiency.
Continuous Automation and Innovation: With GROW with SAP, mid-sized businesses can leverage continuous automation and innovation to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving business landscape.

RISE with SAP: Customizable Solutions for Existing SAP Customers:

GROW with SAP is a cloud-based ERP solution designed specifically for mid-sized businesses seeking a fast deployment option. It offers several significant benefits tailored to their needs:

Customization and Tailoring: RISE with SAP allows customers to tailor the solution to meet their specific business needs, ensuring a seamless integration of cloud services and existing SAP solutions.
SAP S/4HANA Cloud Private Edition: The program includes SAP S/4HANA Cloud Private Edition, enabling large enterprises to leverage cloud services for their unique requirements.
Industry Expertise: RISE with SAP leverages SAP’s industry expertise and best practices to deliver a customized solution that addresses sector-specific challenges and accelerates business transformation.

  SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Public Edition RISE with SAP Cloud, Public Edition GROW with SAP Additional Info
Info   Highly flexible, included in base and premium
· BPA Build Process Automation
· Digital Supplier Network (Ariba)
· AIN Asset Intelligence Network
· Signavio PM
· Business Process Insights BPI
· Others.
Disaster Recovery capabilities
Test and Data Refresh options
SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Public Edition
BTP Build
These services are part of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Public Edition, So all 3 are built on top of the Cloud ERP SaaS.
Continuous Upgrade with no disruption
Extensibility delivered by SAP, with partner integrations and 3rd party solutions available.
All three offerings are built on a 3 system landscape (Dev, Test and Prod) *
so for any of the offerings;
Baseline Activation Service (Activation of foundation scope in 30 days max using predefined bundle) are part of the standard SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Public Edition, so it’s included in all 3 offerings, but also an optional package to be increased if needed.
· Fixed scope and price
· One Legal Entity
· Finance (Accounting and Financial Close, Operations, Treasury, etc.)
· Sourcing and Procurement (Supplier Management, Sourcing and Sourcing and contract management, Procurement, or Invoice management)
· Sales (Order and contract management)
· Supply Chain (Order processing, Inventory)
Activation Accelerators (Templates and automation accelerators for configuration, migration, and testing)
Architecture · 3 System Landscape o DEV-Test-PRD
· Cloud ALM (CALM)
· CBC Central Business Configuration (change management)
· Starter System (Configuration and Master Data. The environment for Fit to Standard workshops decommissioned after Go Live
· IAS Identity Authentication Service
Previous 3 System Landscape+
o Some BTP Apps already contained
o BTP Platform (CPEA)
o Further Build BTP (SAP Build Process Automation or Build Workzone
o Individual SKUs added to the bundle like SAP Subscription Billing, Contract and Lease management, etc
Adoption and Acceleration Services     Baseline Activation Service +
Qualified Partner Packaged Solutions (QPPS)
Packaged Activation Services (Adoption & Activation) are the primary differentiation for GROW with SAP. Although it is not exclusive to the GROW offering, it is the GROW offering itself who pivots around the “Adoption and Acceleration Services” bundled as packages.
SAP and Partners to deliver pre-defined and validated packages for speed, implementation timelines, and cost predictability.
Services use the SAP Activate Methodology for S/4HANA Cloud, leveraging the Fit-to-Standard process and a Global Template approach.
Explore SAP Note 3246861 – Baseline Accelerators
Targeted for   Existing SAP customers, Large Enterprise
Tier 1 (ECC customers) and Tier 2 (ECC or S/4HANA customers with subsidiaries or acquisitions)
Net New, Mid-Sized customers GROW is not limited by customer size, nor is RISE with SAP; this is just to show the key objective of the offering based on the clarity of the solution, speed of the implementation, and additional bundles included
Editions   Base and Premium
· Base (Procure to Pay, Order to Cash and Finance fundamentals + BTP Process Automation, CPEA Credits
· Premium
Same as Base + BTP Build Apps (low Code/No code) + Finance Accelerators, Cash Management, Receivables Management
Base and Premium
· Base with basic finance capabilities and BTP usage
· Premium
Same as Base + Build Apps for BTP, Recivebles Management, Cash Management and Advanced Fin Close.
Both options continue to include:
• SAP Cloud ALM
• Adobe Forms (limited number)
Operations AMS   SAP or Partner SAP or Partner End User Support (Incident Management and Issue Resolution)
AMS Managed Services Advisory (Strategy, Roadmap, Business Consulting)
Continuous Innovation Services (e.g. iRPA, AI/ML, Industry Cloud Extension)
AMS (Content Management, Release Management, Process, Scope Expansion)
Technical AMS (Extensibility Framework, Cloud Development & Integration)
Data Management & Services
Analytics / BI
Testing / Test Management
Content Management & Extensibility Framework
Cloud Application Lifecycle Management
Extensibility BTP
API Business Hub
SAP Endorsed Apps
SAP Solution Extensions
Side By Side Extensibility (like Custom ABAP Development ADT)
BTP ABAP Environment
Key User Extensibility
· UI fields + CDS or BADIS
Developer Extensibility (new)
· ABAP Extensions on the S/4HANA cloud.
Side-by-Side Extensibility
· Integration with BTP for AI, IoT

All offerings offer the same technical
extensibility options for S/4HANA Cloud.
· Developer Extensibility as Cloud-ready ABAP custom code powered by
the SAP S/4HANA Cloud ABAP Environment (also known as Embedded Steampunk),
this new in-app developer extensibility allows customers and partners to create
upgrade-stable custom ABAP code directly on the SAP S/4HANA stack.
It will enable predefined SAP extensions and regulate system access by
enforcing released SAP APIs.
CPEA   Yes Yes Cloud Platform Enterprise Agreement (CPEA) is Cloud Credit for customers
where they don’t need to license an SAP BTP service individually.
Cloud credits entitle flexible usage of all consumption-based services,
with no need to define which services customers will use
Learning Journeys Included Included BTP Learning Journeys
Extensibility Advisory
App Dev and Automation learning
Side by Side extensions with BTP
SAP Analytics cloud learning journey


GROW with SAP and RISE with SAP are revolutionizing the way mid-sized businesses approach digital transformation. By leveraging these comprehensive cloud-based ERP solutions, mid-market companies can streamline processes, optimize workflows, and make data-driven decisions. Whether businesses require a fast deployment option with GROW with SAP or a customizable solution with RISE with SAP, these offerings empower mid-sized companies to overcome economic challenges, achieve sustainable growth, and unlock their full potential in the digital era.