SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation

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Planning and Consolidation provides everything you need to meet your bottom-up and top-down financial and operational planning requirements, as well as complete consolidation and reporting through a single application and user interface.

Spend more time growing your business and less time closing the books. SAP’s planning and consolidation software can help automate and streamline your planning, budgeting, forecasting, and consolidation activities – for shorter budget cycles, a faster close, and improved regulatory compliance.

  • Make better decisions based on what-if analysis and scenario planning
  • Facilitate collaboration to improve accountability and planning accuracy
  • Align your plans with strategic goals
  • Act faster by leveraging real-time planning powered by SAP HANA
  • Reduce cycle time in creating and approving budgets, because finance and business managers can effectively collaborate using the same tools
  • Minimize business and compliance risk with transparent financial data and a single version of the truth, enabling a fast, accurate close process
  • Increase visibility via powerful self-service reports and report templates
  • Increase user productivity with an intuitive interface and familiar MS Office tools
  • Reduce time spent by IT modifying common business processes – made possible via effective use of prepackaged ‘business process flows’ and self-service functions

With SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, available in versions for SAP NetWeaver and the Microsoft platform, you can streamline the bottom-up and top-down financial and operational planning processes using a single application. Familiar applications, such as Microsoft Excel, as well as intuitive, Web-enabled thin clients serve as native interfaces to the software, allowing you to minimize training, plan more efficiently, and improve budget cycle times. With innovative features such as business process flows, you can rest assured that processes such as annual budgeting or closing the books are carried out according to corporate guidelines. In addition, you can enable more calculated decision making by incorporating predictive analysis and risk-adjusted planning.

Features

  • Unified with SAP ERP: reduce data duplication and cost of ownership by leveraging existing data warehouse objects. Ensure consistency across the enterprise with direct access to master data and actuals in the SAP Business Suite
  • Powered by SAP HANA: accelerate planning and consolidation processing with the version for SAP NetWeaver. Leverage the power of fast, in-memory technology to remove calculation delays from the critical path
  • Available in the Cloud: harness the power of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud to reduce costs and accelerate deployment
  • Open integration: seamlessly integrate data and master data from both SAP and non-SAP sources into your financial planning and consolidation environment

 

Qnovate’s experts have over 10 years of experience in the area of planning and consolidation; they will work with you to ensure you get the most out of your SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation investment. Our proven implementation methodology and accelerators enable rapid ROI on projects. We will work collaboratively with your team to successfully complete the project and ensure a smooth transition.

  • Implementation services on both NetWeaver and Microsoft SQL
  • BPC upgrades
  • BPC assessments and roadmaps
  • Implementation
  • End user training
  • Post go-live support