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Established in 1991, Absoft is an expert SAP consultancy, preconfigured templates, solutions, and accelerators. It delivers the best business and technical solutions for clients’ individual needs to the highest standards of quality, quickly. Absoft consistently provides excellent customer service, which is achieved through committed, trained, and competent employees.
If businesses are working with SAP, then Absoft can save their time and money, leading to increased revenue and bottom line impact. It works with clients within a variety of industry sectors, including manufacturing, local authority, pharmaceuticals, transport, wholesale, distribution, and energy.
Absoft’s Mission and Vision
Absoft is driving operational excellence and enhanced business performance through SAP best practice. Absoft's success as an SAP consultancy for over 25 years has been based on combining its in-depth understanding of clients' business processes with its technical expertise in SAP. It helps its customers put in place the most effective processes for enhanced business performance. Its solutions are tailored for each customer and it is proud to stand by them for the long term.
Its vision is to deliver lasting and enduring value for its business, and for its customers.
SAP Finance Implementations: Absoft's SAP finance and control consultants can help clients implement the best practice finance and accounting solution for clients’ business. With clearer visibility and control, they can not only improve internal reporting and attainment of their KPI targets butthey can also demonstrate that they meet external statutory requirements with less time and stress involved. Many of its clients work with production sharing agreements, which introduces the added complexity of rechargeable costs and reporting. Absoft offers unique expertise with SAP’s Joint Venture Accounting application. It provides a real-time view of expenditure throughout the entire project lifecycle. With full integration into SAP’s plant maintenance and materials management software, this solution can accurately track, allocate, and recover costs for any operations.
SAP Operational Implementations: It enablesclients to holistically manage their maintenance and operations in order to achieve the best possible performance standards. Its implementation expertise covers:
SAP S/4HANA: Absoft can assist its clients in understanding the power of S/4HANA and help them to prepare the supporting business case and gain the business buy-in that is critical in getting the green light to progress their S/4HANA future. S/4HANA implementations typically assume one of two variants:
Cloud Services and ERP Solutions
Absoft ADIMA: Specifically built to meet the needs of UK Small & Medium Enterprise manufacturers, Absoft ADIMA is a pre-configured, affordable ERP solution, covering the key functions of a manufacturing business. Truly a single-system solution, Absoft ADIMA provides real-time insight into the performance and financial health of businesses across mobile, tablet, laptop, and desktop devices and can be up and running in clients’ organization in as little as twelve weeks.
Cloud Readiness Assessment (Evaluate): Cloud Readiness Assessment (Evaluate) should be the very first step of clients’ cloud considerations. They can’t turn around without someone mentioning the ‘cloud’ today but finding what works for clients and provides them economies of scale and a return on the investment of moving is an important factor.
CloudReady Landscape (Prepare): If businesses are preparing to get the most from moving SAP to the cloud, Absoft can help them with rationalizing their SAP landscape, archiving data, or upgrading the system in preparation for the move to the cloud.
Cloud Migration: As SAP is fully supported on multiple public IaaS cloud services, Absoft offers a vendor-agnostic service to help clients build and run their SAP systems in the cloud. Its service covers all they need to move SAP into the cloud, from optimal system sizing and virtual machine layout to backup and disaster recovery planning.
Meet the Leader
Ian Mechie, Managing Director: Ian Mechie co-founded Absoft in 1991 and has played a key role in driving the company’s development and shaping the organization. He has worked in the IT industry for more than 30 years, mainly as a consultant helping customers to implement SAP, having become involved in the SAP arena when R/3 was initially released in 1992.
Ian is now focused full time on his role as Managing Director of Absoft whilst remaining abreast of new developments as SAP expands its product portfolio. Away from work, he is a loyal foot soldier in the Tartan Army, enjoys playing golf, and has eclectic tastes in music.