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Product Development and Compliance Solutions

Develop eco-friendly, high-quality products with greater efficiency

Streamline and integrate your product development and compliance processes. SAP software provides visualization capabilities and flexible process modeling to help you quickly share real-time project data with customers. With greater collaboration, you can accelerate design cycles, eliminate redundant tasks, simplify change management, and detect potential problems early on. Plus, you gain a single system for maintaining up-to-date information on supplier and part compliance.

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Solution Capabilities

Explore the capabilities of our product development and compliance solutions:

Product Design

Speed ideation and development through integrated design processes

Reduce production costs, shorten schedules, and accelerate time to market with an integrated approach to product design. SAP software helps you:

  • Define design requirements and constraints quickly
  • Work collaboratively while implementing complex engineering structures
  • Resolve design challenges, such as synchronization of supplier designs and integration of isolated CAD data
  • Maintain design standards for product quality and communicate updates, status progress, and changes to partners
Authoring Tool Integration

Increase the efficiency of engineering and manufacturing with one platform

Take an integrated approach to accelerated product design with 3D authoring tool integration. Product lifecycle management solutions from SAP can help you:

  • Provide a 360-degree view of the product
  • Deliver total transparency across engineering disciplines with a harmonized, intuitive user experience
  • Synchronize product metadata, structures, access, and file handling
  • Bridge design data with business data for a comprehensive product description

Product Costing

Master product cost potential and transparency – when it counts

Evaluate new product costs or quotations early in the lifecycle with product costing solutions from SAP. Our software helps you:    

  • Manage costs and quotations for product innovations or customer-specific engineered products
  • Secure future product margins through greater transparency and design aligned with strategic targets
  • Identify cost drivers in later stages of the product lifecycle
  • Simulate and assess the impact of related cost reduction measures

Product Compliance

Safeguard design, sourcing, manufacturing, sales, and distribution

Access product compliance data from your supply chain with SAP solutions. Our software helps you:

  • Ensure marketability, brand protection, and reduced compliance costs with embedded controls in sourcing, manufacturing, sales, and distribution
  • Exchange structured information on compliance and sustainability data throughout the supply chain
  • Limit conflict minerals in electronic products
  • Comply with regulations, such as REACH, SVHCs, RoHS, WEEE, and packaging and battery mandates

Handover to Manufacturing

Streamline the transition from engineering to manufacturing

Integrate and streamline the handover to manufacturing through a seamless work stream for passing along product-design master data. With our software, you can:

  • Accelerate production ramp-up, time to volume, and time to profit by enabling continuous synchronization of master data and product structures
  • Identify potential product-quality problems and reduce the volume of change cycles with a closed-loop process
Quality Management and Compliance

Exceed expectations with quality management and compliance

Run enterprise-wide, closed-loop quality management and compliance processes to prevent deficiencies, enable continuous process improvement, and sustain quality control. With SAP software you can:

  • Equip quality managers with the visibility needed to continuously improve operations and produce high-quality goods at a low cost
  • Help ensure compliance with regulatory and manufacturing regulations at the same time
  • Drive down operating costs, limit poor product quality, and meet customer and stakeholder expectations
Information Risk Management

Restrict access to intellectual property while collaborating globally

Access controls for information risk management to comply with export regulations and protect intellectual property. SAP software helps you:

  • Transform licenses into authorizations
  • Classify data according to data-control categories, such as regulations or projects
  • Define a policy for attribute-based access controls that go beyond static authorization models
  • Provide fine-grained access control based on attributes, such as nationality and location


Quickly adopt and maintain SAP solutions

Get the support you need to efficiently implement and operate your SAP solutions – and take advantage of new technologies. We offer a range of support services, from foundation level to strategic engagement and co-innovation.

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Reimagine the way you do business with SAP Digital Business Services

Businesses everywhere are transforming into digital enterprises – but it’s not always that easy. SAP Digital Business Services can help guide your transformation journey every step of the way, from strategy to technology implementation and beyond.

Our experts take a holistic approach, helping you identify and implement new processes and capabilities while ensuring your operations continue to run smoothly. We’ll work to make sure your SAP software delivers ongoing, unsurpassed value as you address the evolving demands of the digital economy. 

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