Successful case studies

Indus Motor Company: Shifting quality control into top gear to win sales, nurture loyalty, and overtake competitors

Indus Motor Company is transforming front-to-back operations with SAP S/4HANA® on high-performance IBM® POWER8® servers to improve their customer experience by delivering high-quality vehicles quickly at the lowest cost.


Motul Russia: Harmonizing business processes for improved efficiency and speed

Motul worked with IBM® Global Business Services® to deploy the SAP ERP application, apply the Motul core model, and adapt the solution to meet local legal and fiscal requirements.

Compass Group India: Unlocking big savings and driving smarter decisions by unifying procure-to-pay

Compass Group India moved to an integrated, standardized approach to the entire procure-to-pay process, helping the company make smarter sourcing decisions and reduce costs.

Kennametal: Delivering industry-leading customer services with a platform for rapid insight

Kennametal worked with IBM® Global Business Services® to migrate SAP® ERP from an Oracle database to a SAP HANA® in-memory database running on an IBM Power Systems™ server with IBM POWER8® processors.

British American Tobacco: Transforming the global enterprise while implementing SAP solutions

British American Tobacco (BAT) looked for major cost savings to free up investment cash. Partnering with IBM, BAT implemented a new global SAP template in more than 180 markets worldwide.

Our IBM and SAP solutions have improved our performance while reducing the size and cost of our environment.

Steve Parker
Director, Application Development, Kennametal

Solution overview

IBM Global Business Services provides comprehensive transformational consulting on SAP solutions, including, but not limited to, SAP Hybris, SAP SuccessFactors and SAP S/4HANA.

How it works

IBM has the expertise necessary to maximize your SAP investment by offering guidance in areas such as high-level business design, IT strategy and implementation, end-to-end application life cycle management and more.

Competitive advantage

IBM is a company focused on helping its clients stay ahead of competitors through technological innovation, and a key component of that is providing consultation services not only for specific SAP solutions, but also for the overall interactive experience of your customers with GBS Consulting.

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GBS and SAP Hybris

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Cloud analytics, mobile and social are influencing the need to transform ERP and systems of record into a digital core. SAP S/4HANA is an in-memory, next generation business suite that delivers simpler, more efficient enterprise functions. IBM provides consulting and implementation, services for SAP S/4HANA to accelerate your transformation.


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Mobile presents the opportunity to rethink the way your business interacts with customers, employees and partners. As an always-connected communications tool, it is a unique platform to build intimacy with your desired audience. Work with IBM Global Business Services experts and define a clear, results-oriented mobile strategy.

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