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  • 1. Johannes Le RouxLeroux@jari-consuling.com
  • 2. Customer Gains and BenefitsImplementing SAP BusinessIntelligenceJohannes Le Roux, Satreno North America(USA)
  • 3. Main Message• Risk• Approach• Customer Gains using Best Practices• Key Points to Take Home• Questions
  • 4. Risk…Key Risks to Successful Integration • Under estimating BI project complexity • Implementations skills often left to Just In Time • Un-realistic Expectation setting with project teams as well as with Clients • Historical integration issues may still be seen by client as a roadblock • Rapid product updates/fixes require regular review/ adjustment of best practices • Not following Best Practices
  • 5. Risk… Companies Are Facing Significant Challenges Multiple Applications and Tools…Sales Service • Reduce visibility and insight • Reduce alignment and accountability • Increase IT workloads and costs Finance Integration Helps You… • Streamline processes and workflow • Share information across the businessPurchasing Manufacturing • Implement standards and controls • Total cost
  • 6. Risk Right tool for the right jobWeb Intelligence (via OLAP Universes) BEx Analyzer• Reporting & Analysis • OLAP Cube navigation• General interactive reporting • BW in place• BW in place • Target audience: analysts• Target audience: casual business userCrystal Reports Xcelsius• Operational or pixel-perfect reporting • Dashboards and visualization• ERP (ECC)/Business Suite or BW as data source • BW in place• Target audience: IT for report authoring / most • Architecture: Query as a Web universes and/or Live business users for report consumption Office • Target audience: most business users
  • 7. Approach • “Waterfall”-like approach reduces assumption of continuously required changes • More formal project approach allows for better change• Incremental approach: assumes continuous changes management after during implementation impact analysis• Continuous refinement after review, continuously changing requirements• Each change to back-end will invalidate previously built reports • SAP’s ASAP Methodology follows “waterfall” and enables such a formal structure
  • 8. ApproachReports BEx Queries Reports Universes BEx Queries InfoCubeDashboards Universes Dashboards requirements  identify subject  Identify data  If data for a  Develop the BEx  Develop gathering areas elements query is not yet query required reports end User  define required needed for in the cube,  Test the BEx  Develop interviews data elements universe in BEx change the cube query required  Purpose-build to support the dashboards vision, strategy  evaluate ad-hoc  Generate the the BEx query, required query, and purpose requirements OLAP universe  Test reports bearing in mind universe and visual layout  Prioritize ease- reports  Hide  Test dashboards BOE supported mockups of-use/ inappropriate product features  Consider maintenance or objects navigation  Consider adding whether going performance  Test universe folder structure aggregation directly against an InfoCube or Access rights  Tune the query MultiProvider is desirable Universe BEx Query Design Design
  • 9. Customer Gains using Best Practices Integration Helps You… • Streamline processes and workflow • Share information across the business • Implement standards and controls • Reduce total cost of ownership • Decision making • Real-time data on hand
  • 10. Customer Gains using Best PracticesConsider SAP Best Patrice solutions - Get a prototype that you can rapidly turninto a productive solution• We at Satreno build a Best Practices solution using SAP Best Practices• We also defined a accelerated solution based on project we completed and build our experiences in to our solution. o This allowed us to have :  Pre-build documentation - Check lists, extended Base line solutions, etc.  Report with more specific to client requirements  Pre-defined dashboards  QA’s through out project implementation cycle.
  • 11. Customer Gains using Best Practices • SAP Best Practices are the Cost sound foundation for pre- packed ready-to-use business Pragmatic solutions methodology • SAP Best Practices cover well- proven business scenarios that SAP help to exploit the potentials of Best Practices SAP ERP Extensive Proven documentation preconfiguration • Flexible building block technology enables you to Time Risk implement and adapt your solution in a very flexible way Slide 11
  • 12. Customer Gains using Best Practices• SAP Best Practices packages• Preconfigured customizing, content, documentation, and templates Foundational products Strategic initiatives: BI  SAP Business GRC SAP ERP All-in-One fast start program SAP BusinessObjects EPM  Subscription-based hosting SAP SRM SAP CRM solutions  Business network integration SAP Business SAP …  Embedded analytics SAP SCM Suite SAP NetWeaver  User experience SAP PLM SAP Carbon Impact SAP … OnDemand … On-demand … solutions Bill of material: Package Tools:  Solution brief  Lifecycle workbench  Scenario overview  Solution configurator  Business process procedure  Solution builder  Demo assistant  Technical content  ...  Implementation guide  ASAP Focus methodology  Preconfiguration  Master data  Services  Forms and templates
  • 13. Customer Gains using Best PracticesSAP Best Practices • Identify required pre-configurationAdd-On • Choose and pick building blocks • Train the project team Install all scenarios Prototype • Knowledge Transfer Install selected scenarios DEV QAS SAP Best Practices are the foundation for the entire duration of your PROD implementation project Slide 13
  • 14. Customer Gains using Best Practices SAP Best Practices For Business Intelligence Package Content… CEO KPI Overview* Discounts Lost Receivables overdue Order to Ship Days Sales OutstandingCEO from Suppliers Cycle Time Spend managed Manufacturing Cycle Days in Inventory Invoices with unauthorized strategically Times DecuctionsSales Services Services Analysis Purchasing Manufacturing FinancialsCredit Memo Analysis List of Personnel Travel Purchasing Group Analysis Work Center Analysis AP Open Items Expense Dashboard*Customer Fact Sheet Stock Overview Controlling Dashboard Travel Behavior Dashboard* Production Analysis*Customer Standard Analysis Vendor Comparison Cost Analysis Cost Center Who is Where? Production Cost Simulator* Actual Plan VarianceList of Billing Documents Vendor Fact Sheet Projekt Dashboard* Open Project Status Cost Analysis Order byList of Sales Orders Vendor Analysis Actual Plan Variance Dashboard*Material Analysis Purchasing Volume Financial Statements Dashboard*New Quotations and Orders GL Statement– Values and Numbers Vendor Evaluation Dashboard* Profit/ Loss Analysis*Sales Organization Analysis Trade Dashboard *Sales Volume Analysis Inventory Dashboard*Sales DashboardSales Plan vs. ActualDashboard *
  • 15. Customer Gains using Best PracticesSAP Business All-in-One Analytical Landscape• A Starter Package with minimal effort for additional infrastructure• An SME Fit Analytical Package• SME ready ad-hoc Analytics Embedded Crystal Report Dashboard Web BO Explorer Dashboard Intelligence Opt. 1: with Live Office SBOP Edge Server Dashboard CR Report Dashboard WebI Report InfoSpaces Opt.3: Web Service Report Instance Universes Opt. 2: with Query as a Web Service SAP ERP SAP BW SAP BAiO SAP BP for BW Baseline Data Warehouse Operational Data Persistency Slide 15
  • 16. Customer Gains using Best PracticesStarter Kids Solution Name Built On Availability Sol Type SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.5 version for MS Available nowStarter kit for IFRS Starter Kit SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.5 version for NW Available nowStarter kit for Capital Expenditure SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.0 version for MS Available now Starter KitPlanningStarter kit for Liquidity Planning SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.5 version for NW Available now Starter KitStarter kit for Sales Volume SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.5 version for NW Available now Starter KitPlanning RapidSAP BusinessObjects Sales and SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.5 version for NW Available now DeploymentOperations Planning Solutions*SAP BusinessObjects Planning and SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.0 version for MS Available now AnalyticConsolidation for Healthcare SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.5 version for MS Short Term Application SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.0 version for MS Available NowSAP BusinessObjects Planning and AnalyticConsolidation for Financial Services Application SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.5 version for MS Short TermSAP BusinessObjects Planning and SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.0 version for MS Available now AnalyticConsolidation for Government SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.5 version for MS Short Term ApplicationBudgeting (UK)SAP BusinessObjects Planning and AnalyticConsolidation for LATAM Public SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.5 version for MS Short Term ApplicationSector SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.5 version for MSSAP BusinessObjects Planning and Analytic and SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.5 version for Short TermConsolidation for Insurance Application NW
  • 17. Customer Gains using Best Practices Financial reporting and analysisSAP BusinessObjects Planning and • Ad hoc • Production reporting (Balance Sheet, P&L, cashConsolidation Application flow) • Driver analysis Forecasting and consensus building • Rolling forecasts • Continuous planning • Collaboration Business planning • Budgeting • Sales/revenue planning • Capital expenditure planning • Headcount/staffing • Expense planning • Cash flow planning Consolidation • Intercompany matching/reconciliation • Intercompany eliminations • Management roll-ups • Legal consolidation
  • 18. Customer Gains using Best Practices The BI functionality in SAP helps you realize: • Increased visibility by providing access to information across all business areas • Greater insight by analyzing the impact of different business scenarios • Improved alignment and accountability by implementing standards and controls across the business • Higher productivity by providing rich functionality through intuitive and interactive Interfaces • Faster ROI by utilizing best practices for business analysis • Lower cost of ownership by implementing
  • 19. Key take-aways• Focus on total solution vs. single functionality• Use Best Practices as a references• Use Best Practices implementation and support tools• Use Best Practices architecture as a references• No need to reinvent the wheel…..• Make sure you know you strategy and solution requirement in advance before you start your implementation• Make sure you have a path to continue extending your software as your organization grows and matures.• Provide comprehensive training allow a good user experience.• Make sure you are confidence what software you buy from SAP will fit your solution
  • 20. Questions
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  • 22. Johannes Le RouxLeroux@jari-consuling.com