Version 8.8 | Release date: May 2009
Main feature updates and enhancements include:
New Reporting Capabilities – Crystal Reports Basic 2008 for SAP Business One is a powerful and dynamic reporting solution that helps you to design, explore, visualize, and deliver reports via the Web or embedded in enterprise applications.
Enhanced User Experience – A redesigned graphical user interface makes it easier for you to use and navigate the application. Hundreds of error messages have been rewritten for greater clarity and links included to more detailed documentation.
Streamlined Business Processes – Enhanced business management features include the pick and pack process, ATP (available-to-promise), multiple units of measure, the document generation wizard, gross profit, and so on.
Support for local requirements – SAP Business One 8.8 enables continued fulfillment and implementation of country-specific requirements and best practices, such as tax deduction at source (TDS) and negative totals in A/R and A/P documents.
Reduced Complexity – A unified SAP Business One 8.8 includes all localizations, making it much easier for you to synchronize between subsidiaries in different countries that were previously served by different SAP Business One releases. The upgrade process has been dramatically simplified.
Security – SAP Business One 8.8 offers a sophisticated centralized authentication framework as well as data security protection, enabling better protection and security of customer data in both the core SAP Business One application as well as other third-party solutions.
Infrastructure – Significant improvements include data archiving, transaction management, memory governance, cache mechanisms, and error tolerance.
Preventive Support – Enhanced tracing and logging greatly improve the diagnostic capabilities of SAP Business One installations.
Industry-Focused Solutions – A new tool, Solution Packager, helps SAP partners to deploy prepackaged industry-specific solutions that can cater to your company’s specific needs.