World Rugby

Why NTT DATA Business Solutions?


  • NTT DATA Business Solutions demonstrated a solid understanding of our business requirements
  • Strength of NTT DATA Business Solutions consultants, bringing both business and SAP knowledge
  • SAP applications integration expertise
  • Local Irish presence with global operations

Clare Skelly, ERP Project Manager, World Rugby

itelligence* demonstrated a solid understanding of our business requirements and recommended a compelling SAP Cloud solution. With SAP Business ByDesign, we have a comprehensive ERP solution with strong financial management and enhanced reporting.

World Rugby is the global governing body for the sport of rugby union. With a mission to grow the game globally, it is responsible for the regulation and development of the game, as well as the organisation of the Rugby World Cup, the sport’s pinnacle tournament held every four years. World Rugby also organises many other international rugby competitions, such as the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, the World Rugby U20 Championship, and the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup.

Challenges and Benefits


  • Disparate systems with no integration
  • Hard for management to get a holistic view of the business
  • Over-reliance on excel spreadsheets
  • No central system to manage employees and their career aspirations


  • SAP Business ByDesign
  • SAP SuccessFactors (Employee Central, Performance & Goals and Recruitment Management)
  • SAP Concur (Expenses and Travel)


  • Single ERP platform for Finance, Purchasing, and Project Management
  • Easy access to all financial information Tracking of grants and projects
  • HCM efficiencies to attract, align, develop and reward every employee
  • Quick and easy means for all employees to claim expenses
Managing Performance off the Pitch and in the Cloud at World Rugby

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