Calling all SAP BPC users! Learn to handle tricky financials planning, forecasting, and budgeting with this book on SAP Business Planning and Consolidation. Step-by-step instructions will guide you through completing daily SAP BPC tasks such as data consolidation, workflow management, and report creation. Explore preconfigured system reports and learn to tailor custom reports to your specific business requirements. Use SAP BPC productively to enhance your organization's planning processes. Routine BPC Activities Plan, budget, and forecast using SAP BPC data with the EPM Add-In or the Web Client. Find out how to generate and monitor consolidated data for internal reporting or legal consolidation. Explore business process flow (BPF) functionality for workflow management Reporting with SAP BPC Develop and format reports in SAP BPC using both routine and advanced functionality for report creation. Create custom reports or use pre-formatted system reports to better understand your SAP BPC data Advanced SAP BPC Tasks Conduct periodic system maintenance for inevitable business changes such as process alternations, security developments, or new consolidation requirements. Highlights: SAP BPC interfaces System modeling Planning, budgeting, and forecasting Consolidated data Custom SAP BPC reports BPF functionality BPF reports EPM Add-In Security management Dimension management
Take your supply chain to the cloud with this guide to SAP IBP planning processes and configuration. Begin with the basics, from loading data into SAP IBP to exploring the planning model. Then dive deep into key functionality and implementation steps for S&OP, demand planning, supply and response planning, inventory management, and supply chain analytics. Using in-depth SAP SCM industry case studies, discover what it takes to ensure a successful adoption of SAP IBP. In this book, you'll learn about: a. Getting Started Develop a holistic understanding of your supply chain in SAP IBP: learn to navigate the new UI and load data into SAP IBP, utilize the basic planning model, and plan your SAP IBP implementation. b. Implementation Follow comprehensive steps for configuring SAP IBP, starting with baseline functionality and SAP IBP deployment, before moving on to functionality and implementation with the five primary applications. c. Case Studies Explore real-world case studies from the high-tech, CPG, life sciences, and manufacturing fields and see how peers and competitors are achieving value through best practices Highlights: 1) Sales and operations planning (S&OP) 2) Configuration and deployment 3) Planning model 4) Demand planning and forecasting 5) Supply planning 6) Response management 7) Control Tower 8) Inventory management and optimization 9) Supply chain analytics 10) Implementation methodology 11) Use cases
Author: Peter Jones
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Release Date: 2014-12-01
Genre: Business planning
Explore expert tips and techniques for maximizing BPC Facilitate fast and accurate reporting with the EPM Excel Add-In, the new Script Logic Editor, and the enhanced reporting component Upload, extract data, and create enterprise reports Covers BPC 10.0, EPM 10.0, and BW 7.3 Take the labor-intensive guess-work out of number crunching, financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting With data at your fingertips and this comprehensive guide to BPC, quickly model new business scenarios and efficiently create and approve plans, budgets, and forecasts. Written for today s busy financial consultants, business developers, and financial analysts, this book will help you configure and implement the necessary dimensions, master data, and hierarchies for both the Consolidation and the Planning components of BPC 10.0. The Building Blocks of BPC Understand the foundational architecture and data modeling process behind BPC with specific tasks and activities for configuration, planning, forecasting, and consolidation. Planning and Consolidation Integration Explore the unique implementation and configuration processes for each BPC component with technical coverage of BPC 10.0, EPM 10.0 and BW 7.3.Real-World Expertise meets Effective Business Solutions Expand the potential of your Planning and Consolidation solution with expert tips and tricks, all written so you can get the most out of BPC. Enhanced Reporting With transparent financial data, you can enable fast, accurate management and statutory reporting with the enhanced reporting component, EPM Excel Add-In and the new Script Logic Editor.
Introduction to IFRS 15 and SAP revenue accounting and reporting -- Project execution approach -- Configuring SAP revenue accounting and reporting -- Transition strategy and options -- Business cases: telecom and high tech -- Conclusion
Author: William D. Newman
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Release Date: 2010-06-01
This book teaches you how SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solutions can improve your business. Covering the core components -- Strategy Management, Financial Information Management, Spend Analytics, XBRL, and more -- you will benefit from information on the various products in the SAP BusinessObjects EPM application, and develop an understanding of the best practices for implementation, integration, and use. With a scenario-based approach and plenty of practical examples, this book enables you to understand the tools and techniques that are used during enterprise performance management. Designing the Architecture Learn about the core components of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Performance Management applications, including SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, Financial Information Management, Strategy Management, and Risk Management. Return on Investment (ROI) Use the information contained in this book to increase the return on investment of your existing systems.Visibility Across the Enterprise Discover how the various components of SAP BusinessObjects EPM can be integrated with other ERP and source data applications to provide visibility and transparency across the organization. Innovation Understand what SAP EPM technologies are available to support true innovation in your business. Scenario-Based Approach Get real-world insight on the strategies, best practices, and recommended approaches for implementation of the core components.
Author: Stephan Kaleske
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Release Date: 2011
Basic Principles of Query Reporting Learn about the relationships between QuickViewer, user groups, the InfoSet, and SAP Query. This book explains how to localize tables and which query utilities support you in your work.All Major Query Features Discover everything you need to know about selection and layout variants, drilldown functions, icons, ABC analyses, and much more.Designing User-Friendly Reports Master challenging reporting requirements, including ABAP coding. Utilize ranked lists and statistics, Microsoft Excel integration, and much more.Query Administration How do you transport queries? How do you improve performance? What do you need to consider with regard to authorizations? Here, you find the answers to these questions and others.Immediately Usable Queries for DownloadHighlights· Fundamentals - SAP Tables and Table Links - QuickViewer, SAP Query, Query Utilities · Query Functions - InfoSet and SAP Query in Detail - Selection and Layout Variants - Traffic Light Icons, Drilldown, Graphics, and ABC Analyses· Designing User-Friendly Queries - Statistics and Ranked Lists - ABAP Fundamentals - Integration with Microsoft Excel· Query Management - Transport System - Data Retrieval and Function Modules - Authorizations and Transaction Creation· Real-Life Examples
Author: Marco Sisfontes-Monge
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Release Date: 2012
• Find step-by-step configuration and implementation highlights for the CO-PA component• Integrate CO-PA with SAP NetWeaver BW, SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC), and more• Uncover new trends for in-memory computing and the SAP HANA platformIf you're looking for a book that will help get you started with configuring Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) in SAP, look no further! Revised and updated, this best-seller will get you up to speed with the basic tools, methods, and key functionalities you need for a CO-PA implementation. Find what you need to make CO-PA work best for your business, and benefit from new information on integration topics, SAP BusinessObjects, and more.Business and Technical KnowledgeDecide whether costing- or account-based CO-PA is best for your business requirements, and understand how to configure the software for a successful implementation.Step-by-Step InstructionsFollow process-oriented steps, learn how to configure master data so it can be transferred to CO-PA from other SAP components, create reports, and define your planning environments.Supplement CO-PALearn about tools and technologies that can supplement your CO-PA practices such as SAP BPC, SAP HANA, SAP NetWeaver BW, and SAP BusinessObjects Analytics.Introduction to SAP HANAUnderstand what new in-memory trends mean for your ability to process and analyze business data with CO-PA.Updated and ExpandedBenefit from expanded content on topics like top-down distribution, work in process, reporting with CO-PA in the SAP NetWeaver BW environment, and much more.
Don't just read about SAP BW - get your hands dirty with this updated, must-have guide. Tackle all of the common tasks you'll encounter when working with SAP BW, from creating objects, to extracting and transforming data, to mastering the BEx tools. Keep your skills sharp with information new to this edition, including updates for SAP BW 7.4 and BW on SAP HANA. Throughout the book, follow along with a comprehensive case study to cement your knowledge.
What does SAP HANA mean for you? This book is your introduction to all the essentials: from implementation options to the basics of data modeling and administration. With cutting-edge coverage of Smart Data Access, Vora, and more, this bestseller has everything you need to take your first steps with SAP HANA.
Author: Michael Jolton
Publisher: SAP PRESS
Release Date: 2017
Is SAP S/4HANA Cloud right for you? Get the scoop on SAP S/4HANA Cloud, from implementation to extensibility. Find answers to your questions about use cases, costs, and maintenance requirements. Then dive into SAP S/4HANA Cloud's core processes: finance, inventory, production, sales, and more. Learn how you can tailor the system to grow with your business. Get the SAP S/4HANA Cloud big picture