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  • 1. Canadian BPC User Conference
  • 2. EXPLORE EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE GET CURRENT VOICE RUN SMARTER LEARN AWARE SHARE EXPERIENCES CLEVER FROM EXCHANGE OTHERS IDEAS© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 2
  • 3. Agenda 1:00 Opening Comments – Peter Digby, President, PAC 1:15 Evolution of BPC at Bell Media 1:45 CPM Today and Tomorrow 2:15 Kinross Streamlines Consolidation 2:45 Break and Refreshments 3:15 BPC integration with Business Intelligence SAP Disclosure Management 3:45 Open Forum 4:30 Networking Reception – (Draw for Playbook!!!)© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 3
  • 4. Canadian consulting firm focused exclusively on SAP EnterprisePerformance Management solutionsImplementing SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC)since 2003Currently support the majority of Canadian customers using BPCConsultants located across CanadaConsultants have Finance background, CA, CGA, CMA, CPAServices include: Evaluation, Design, Implementation, ProjectManagement, Training, and Support
  • 5. The evolution of BPC at Bell MediaHanford Tang - Director, Business Planning hanford.tang@bellmedia.caBrad Peiries - Manager, Finance brad.peiries@bellmedia.ca2011 05 19
  • 6. Agenda Goal: To present a high level view of changes and modifications made to BPC (Outlooksoft) at Bell Media over the years. • Company/ Systems Overview • Design Approach/ Modifications • Sample reports and templates • Questions6
  • 7. Television Radio Company Overview Canada’s premier multimedia company • Assets in television, radio and digital • 28 conventional stations, A channels and CTV, the lead broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympic Games • 29 specialty channels, including TSN, Canada’s #1 specialty channel and RDS, Canada’s #1 French-language specialty channel • 33 radio stations • Dozens of websites including the Sympatico.ca portal Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE7
  • 8. Television Radio Framework/Environment Business Overview Business Process Output • 3 Distinct Business Types • Annual 12-months Plan • Legal vs Management vs • 12+ Clusters Common • Monthly Forecast Chart of CRTC Reporting 12- Annual • 50+ Legal Entities Accounts • 5-year Long Range Plan months plan • Variance Analysis 1000+ Balance sheet • 2000+ Cost & Profit Centres • Payroll Budgeting by • Audit Leadsheets Accounts Employees • Multiple Locations 1500+ P&L Accounts• Ad hoc Reporting • 6000+ Active Employees Bottom-up budget BPC Setup Bottom-up budget BPC Setup (Hardware) approach, high-level User Base approach, high-level • 4 Applications • Version 7.0 SP6/ Microsoft guideline only, • 50 Corporate Accounting • 19 Dimensions (with only, guideline • SQL 2008 multiple iterations alternate hierarchies) 2 Reporting multiple iterations • 4 Secured Dimensions • 150+ Finance Users • Network Load Balancer Hierarchy – • 45 Million+ Records • 6 million GL transactions Legal vs. • 300+ Departmental • Multiple Web Servers • Common Chart of Accounts Management • Dedicate File • 1,000+ Balance Sheets Managers Accounts Server/Scheduler • 1,500+ P&L Accounts8
  • 9. What drove the change? End of product life cycle/End of support Part of a system upgrade/conversion Continuous improvement Client requests Acquisition/Increase user base9
  • 10. Television Radio Important Milestones March March August October June September September October 2005 2006 2006 2006 2007 2007 2009 201010
  • 11. Television Radio Before and AfterPre-BPC Custom E-mailBudgeting process Lawson Access Excel Budget Distribution User Templates Submission Database to UsersBPC – Initial ImplementationBudgeting process Budget/ Forecast Actual (nightly load) 11
  • 12. Television Radio Before and After Current Budget Cycle/Data Flow Actual (employee info) Actual (payroll data) Budget/ Forecast Actual (real time)12
  • 13. Television Radio Real-time data transfer Date & Time Stamp Lawson G/L Oracle BPC Streams • Lawson • Summarize • Fact tables database Lawson tables tables into Views Pro Cons • Users can access information • More backend maintenance quickly • Increase dependencies • Reliance on BPC as a between systems reporting analytical tool13
  • 14. Television Radio Breaking up apps into multiple apps Finance Apps 8 dimensions Finance 6 shared dimensions App 13 dimensions Buddetail Apps 8 dimensions Pro Cons • Smaller Fact Tables • More application to process • More security access to manage • Reduce number of dimensions • Need to maintain script logic to for users ensure applications are in sync14
  • 15. Television Radio Non-Wage Budget Input Template Cover Page Detail Page • Index page with zero suppress – only active accounts are shown • Data dump of pertinent data in a hidden sheet • Template works when offline from BPC • Budget Detail sent to Buddetail apps, summary sent to Finance via script logic • Drill through of Actuals to Lawson Index Page15
  • 16. Television Radio Payroll Input Template Calculation Cover Page • New Employees can be added • Maxing out of benefits (CPP/EI) etc • Employee transfers handled in backend • Details sent to Payroll apps, summary sent to Finance via script logic User Input16
  • 17. Television Radio Comparative Report Report Cover Page Index Page • Cover Page to allow users to specify expansion and selection • Timer to indicate time to generate report • Users can drill through to Lawson actuals transactions and Budget details17
  • 18. Overall Design Approach User friendly, ease of use • Consistent look and feel across all reports/templates • Reports and templates have cover page for users to update/enter parameters • Extensive use of drop down list, buttons and advance Excel functionalities Combine multiple reports into one • Reports serve multiple functions Increase users productivity/satisfaction level • Minimize report runtime • Real time data transfer Take baby steps Think outside the box18
  • 19. Television Radio Future Plans Integrating non-monetary info & industry metrics G/L conversion from Lawson to SAP BPC conversion from MS v7.0 to Netweaver v 7.519
  • 20. Television Radio Questions20
  • 21. SAP BusinessObjects Planning andConsolidation RoadmapRick Bryant – EPM Center Of ExcellenceMay 2011
  • 22. AgendaSAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation RoadmapSAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management OverviewQ&A© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 22
  • 23. Safe Harbor Statement The information in this presentation is confidential and proprietary to SAP and may not be disclosed without the permission of SAP. This presentation is not subject to your license agreement or any other service or subscription agreement with SAP. SAP has no obligation to pursue any course of business outlined in this document or any related presentation, or to develop or release any functionality mentioned therein. This document, or any related presentation and SAPs strategy and possible future developments, products and or platforms directions and functionality are all subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. The information on this document is not a commitment, promise or legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality. This document is provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. This document is for informational purposes and may not be incorporated into a contract. SAP assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in this document, except if such damages were caused by SAP intentionally or grossly negligent. All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates, and they should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 23© SAP 2010/ Page 23
  • 24. The ‘New Normal’ Volatility in markets, commodity prices and Pressure on stocks margins Increased Increasingfocus on risk globalization Regulation is here to New – and stay potentially disruptive - technologies
  • 25. Barrier to Increased Performance Gap between strategy and execution Execution© SAP 2010/ Page 25
  • 26. Barrier to Increased Performance Gap between strategy and execution Strategy Strategic Alignment Execution© SAP 2010/ Page 26
  • 27. Barrier to Increased Performance Lack of balance between risk and opportunity Strategy Strategic Alignment Predictable Performance Risks Opportunities Execution© SAP 2010/ Page 27
  • 28. Barrier to Increased Performance Lack of visibility through entire cycle Strategy Strategic Alignment Predictable Performance Confident Decisions Risks Opportunities Execution© SAP 2010/ Page 28
  • 29. Business Analytics Solutions from SAPDetailed version Analytic Applications By Industry By LoB Financial Services Service, Sales, and Marketing Public Sector and Healthcare Procurement Enterprise Performance Manufacturing Supply Chain Governance, Risk, Management Consumer Products Finance and Compliance Retail and Telco Sustainability Planning, Utilities and more…. IT, HR, and more… Strategy Budgeting, and Enterprise GRC Access Risk Management Forecasting Management Profitability Financial Global Trade Continuous and Cost Consolidation Services Transaction Management Monitoring Disclosure Management Business Intelligence Enterprise Information Management Reporting and Dashboards and Data Master Data Analysis Visualization Services Management Data Exploration Mobile Event Content Processing Management BI Platform Information Governance Data Warehousing High-performance Enterprise Data Data Mart Analytic Solutions Warehousing Solutions© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 29
  • 30. Key Themes for Enterprise Performance Management Harmonize…same user experience, same languages, same visualizations, same platforms Connect…to SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions, SAP ERP, SAP NetWeaver, SAP BusinessObjects GRC solutions and the other SAP BusinessObjects EPM applications while remaining open and heterogeneous to non-SAP sources and technologies Extend…each product with innovative and customer enhancements so that they remain best in class solutions © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is 30© SAP 2010/ Page 30 provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement
  • 31. Enterprise Performance Management for Finance, Summary Roadmap Ramp-up Mid Term (Plan) Short Term (Plan) In memory enabled EPM suite for both finance and Next generation productivity operations with harmonized UI Additional risk-adjusted performance management EPM 7.5 - Today Extended closed-loop processes performance management Integration with SAP process New industry and finance line BusinessObjects BI , SAP of business solutions NetWeaver BW and SAP ERP All existing EPM applications applications move forward into the release Continued investment in customer innovations Introduced new EPM and New industry and finance line GRC cross-application of business solutions On-Premise and On-Demand scenarios deployments Product enhancements and Product Innovations delivered extended technology support best of breed solutions with best in class suite integration © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 31© SAP 2010/ Page 31
  • 32. Planned Innovations: Manage Financial andOperational Performance Enterprise Performance Management Enhancements to improve Solution Enhancements Key Benefitsstrategy management, planning,consolidations, and operational and Common User Experience Increase productivityprofitability analysis with unified user Common SAP product standards experience SAP BusinessObjects enterprise Open to SAP and non-performance management (EPM) Integration with the SAP SAP sourcessolutions enable organizational BusinessObjects Financial Extend to the SAP ERPalignment, visibility, and confidence to Information Management application; the SAP application NetWeaver technologyprovide optimal control and improvedeffectiveness for competitive Enhanced connectivity to SAP platform; SAPadvantage. BusinessObjects business BusinessObjects intelligence (BI) solutions governance, risk, and Enhanced integration with compliance (GRC) SAP Business Suite solutions; and applications BusinessObjects BI solutions Enhanced cascading Improved control and scorecards and initiatives confidence in financial New industry solutions and reporting and planning accelerators processes © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 32
  • 33. SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, version for the Microsoft platform 10.x InfoView / SAP Portal / Browsers / Enterprise Portals Harmonized Web User Interface Harmonize Common SAP Product Standards SAP BusinessObjects BI MS Office Workspace/ UI New EPM add-in for Microsoft Office Harmonized Web User Interface / Common EPM Add-in Full support for Microsoft Office 2010 and embedded portal scenarios Connect Enhanced SAP EPM and source system XBRL Publishing Strategy Management integration via Financial Information Management Planning and Consolidation version for the Microsoft Financial Consolidation 10.0 platform Support for VMware use in production Profitability and Cost environments* Intercompany Management Full Unicode and 64 bit support Automated variance analysis Financial Information Management Extend Enhanced consolidation capabilities Performance enhancements SAP Business Non-SAP sources and 10.1 NetWeaver Suite platforms Further support for Microsoft technologies BW including Microsoft SharePoint Additional planning and performance enhancements *Virtualization/VMware support is available in 7.x with limited testing – more testing will be done in 10.0. Details can be found here: https://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/1098847© SAP 2011/ Page 33
  • 34. SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, version for SAP NetWeaver 10.x Harmonized Web User Interface InfoView / SAP Portal / Browsers / Enterprise Portals Harmonize Common SAP Product Standards SAP BusinessObjects BI MS Office Workspace/ UI New EPM add-in for Microsoft Office 10.0 Harmonized Web User Interface / Common EPM Add-in Enhanced native SAP ERP and NetWeaver BW integration as well as SAP EPM integration via Connect Financial Information Management XBRL Publishing Strategy Management Utilize native SAP NetWeaver authentication 10.1 Risk Management Process Control Support for Matrix Security 10.0 Planning and Consolidation Financial Consolidation Support for VMware use in production version for SAP NetWeaver environments* Enhanced consolidation capabilities Intercompany Profitability and Cost Management Easier deployment and distribution of reports with briefing books (part of new EPM add-in for Extend Office) Financial Information Management 10.1 Enhanced driver-based planning and scenario planning SAP Business Non-SAP sources and Automated variance analysis NetWeaver Suite platforms BW Graphical calculation modeling Enhanced XBRL publishing capabilities *Virtualization/VMware support is available in 7.x with limited testing – more testing will be done in 10.0. Details can be found here: https://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/1098847© SAP 2011 / Page 34
  • 35. AgendaSAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation RoadmapSAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management OverviewQ &A© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 35
  • 36. Accelerating the Last Mile of Finance Reduces Costs“Tools that can help coordinate thefinancial statement, regulatoryreporting and investor reportproduction activities in one centralproduct that can provide acollaborative environment for allcontributing parties can reduceprocess costs by up to 30%. ”Gartner ResearchFinancial Statement Production SolutionsIncrease Market PenetrationJohn E. Van DeckerNovember 2010 © 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 36
  • 37. SAP’s Acquisition of cundus, AG AssetsIn December 2010, SAP announced and closed itsacquisition of disclosure management solutions from Sample Joint Customerscundus AG SAP and cunduscundus AG Headquartered in Duisburg, Germany, with subsidiaries in Switzerland and the UK A certified SAP partner which provides BI and EPM consulting services and related software solutionsSAP has acquired: cundus Financial Statement Factory – now SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management cundus informationCollector – now SAP BusinessObjects Notes ManagementSolutions are 100% complementary to SAP’s existingEPM and ERP solutions, and are already in use by anumber of SAP’s customers© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 37
  • 38. Collaborative Disclosure Management in theAccounting and Financial Close End-to-End Process Financial Entity Corporate Reporting and Accounting Close Close Disclosure Reporting General Ledger and AnalysisAs part of the enterprise Entity Close Managementperformancemanagement (EPM) Sub-Ledgerssolutions, the newcollaborative disclosure Intercompanymanagement solutions Consolidation Reconciliationcomplete the end-to-endaccounting and financialclose process Notes Disclosure Management Management Financial Internal Controls Close Governance Master Data Governance for Financials© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 38
  • 39. SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure ManagementReduce the time, risk and cost of regulatory disclosuresSpeed and flexibility Accelerate the generation of disclosure statements Integrate data for a single view across the organization Optimize the close from source to digital disclosureCollaboration Assign disclosure responsibility to distributed teams Automate integration and data flow Designed for ownership by finance professionalsCompliance and control In-house production of trusted financial statements Support multiple financial and regulatory statements Enable creation of XBRL-based statements© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 39
  • 40. Q&A© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 40
  • 41. Thank You!Contact information:Rick BryantEmail: rick.bryant@sap.comPhone: +1 203 414-8783
  • 42. Kinross improves reporting timelines & accuracy with SAP-BPC Canadian BPC User Group Conference – 19 May 2011
  • 43. Kinross Gold CorporationQuick facts 43
  • 44. Corporate profile• Canadian based gold mining company with mines & projects in the USA, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Ghana, Mauritania & Russia• Employees: Approximately 7,000 worldwide• Strategic focus is to maximize net asset value & cash flow per share through a four-point plan: • Delivering mine & financial performance • Attracting & retaining the best people in the industry • Achieving operating excellence through the “Kinross Way” • Delivering future value through profitable growth Canadian BPC User Group Conference 44 19 May 2011
  • 45. Operations & growth projects White Gold Dvoinoye Kupol Fort Knox Toronto Kettle River-Buckhorn Round Mountain Tasiast Chirano Fruta del Norte Crixas Paracatu La Coipa Corporate office Maricunga Operations Growth projects Canadian BPC User Group Conference 45 19 May 2011
  • 46. 2010 performance & highlights• Production: 2.3 million gold equivalent ounces• Revenue: USD 3 billion• Acquired Red Back Mining• Increased revenue, cash flow & earnings• Advanced growth projects• Expanded gold reserves & resources Canadian BPC User Group Conference 46 19 May 2011
  • 47. Challenges & opportunities• Replace manually intensive, spreadsheet- driven financial consolidation process of 165 legal entities• Improve financial & operational data availability & insight across the company• Accelerate & streamline reporting Canadian BPC User Group Conference 47 19 May 2011
  • 48. Objectives• Speed financial close cycle using an enterprise solution that supports automation, manages diverse financial systems and is highly user intuitive• Enable easy access to financial and operational data via a centralized information repository that enforces data integrity Canadian BPC User Group Conference 48 19 May 2011
  • 49. Kinross Advanced Reporting SystemKARS implementation 49
  • 50. Implementation• External auditors, KPMG, assisted with selection process: • Enterprise wide solution to meet both financial and operational requirements • Single, reliable and centralized source of information that everyone in the company could access • Highly intuitive and provide familiar interfaces, including Microsoft Office • Scalable to support the company’s growth• Implementation partner: Performance Analytics Corporation• Two phases • External financial reporting • Internal operational reporting Canadian BPC User Conference 50 19 May 2011
  • 51. Project plan 19-Jun-08 31-Mar-09 Overview Scrub Data Consolidation Adjustments Parallel sub-consolidations KARS sub-consolidations Project Coordination JUN 1 JUL 1 AUG 1 SEP 1 OCT 1 NOV 1 DEC 1 JAN 1 FEB 1 MAR 1 APR 1 Canadian BPC User Group Conference 51 19 May 2011
  • 52. Project team• Project managers • PAC • Kinross – Corporate Finance • Kinross - IT• Consultants • 2 x PAC• KARS team • 4 x Kinross Corporate Finance, including system administrator • Key business users across company• Bi-weekly status conference calls Canadian BPC User Group Conference 52 19 May 2011
  • 53. Consulting• Application design• Fully calculated cash flow• Elimination of investments• Gold equivalent ratio by month, quarter & YTD• Imperial to metric conversion for USA sites• Reports and input schedules• Custom journal report• Interfaces Canadian BPC User Group Conference 53 19 May 2011
  • 54. BPC applications• DailyRate: Daily currency rates, metal & oil prices.• Rate: End of month & monthly average for Fx rates & prices.• Finance: Consolidation of financial & operational data.• Ownership: Entity ownership data.• Operations: Operational/production data. Canadian BPC User Group Conference 54 19 May 2011
  • 55. BPC applications – continued...• Dimensions (18) • Shared e.g. Category • Unique e.g. Account • Alternate hierarchies e.g. Entity 1. Legal 2. Management 3. Geographic 4. Segment DailyRate Rate Finance Ownership Operations Canadian BPC User Group Conference 55 19 May 2011
  • 56. Training & documentation• Developed • 1½ day training course • User guides for Operations & Finance • ½ day report writing course post ‘go-live’• On-site training • Reno for all US sites • Chile • Brazil • Ecuador • Canada: Toronto & Vancouver Canadian BPC User Group Conference 56 19 May 2011
  • 57. Milestones• Monthly reporting implemented April 2009• “Go live” for external reporting – Q2 2009• Financial statement preparation for Q2, Q3 & Q4 based on KARS data• Legacy/Excel consolidation run in parallel for Q2, Q3 & Q4 to verify KARS data – discontinued Q1 2010 KARS Canadian BPC User Group Conference 57 19 May 2011
  • 58. Definitions & troubleshooting• Defintions • Troubleshooting • KARSMA • My KAR’s broken • Dangling investment • Is KARS down? • KARS froze up • Confusion • My P&L appears truncated • TVX spider web • I can enter it but it refuses to post • Optimize your data base • I sent that part of the email telepathically • PEBKAC • I loaded this yesterday but it apparently did not “take” • After you are on the verge of giving up, the system finally brings up the login screen only to later flash the blue bar death warning “The system cannot download information from the KARS.KINROSSGOLD.COM server.” Canadian BPC User Group Conference 58 19 May 2011
  • 59. “Then” quarterly consolidation process• First collected at a regional level• Highly summarized financial data• Submitted to headquarters 10 days after financial reporting cut-off date• Headquarters took a week to generate consolidated P&L & balance sheet• Another week to issue consolidated cash flow report• Request for more detail placed additional burden on regions and/or local business units Canadian BPC User Group Conference 59 19 May 2011
  • 60. “Now” monthly close process • WD3 • AP & AR closed 8am • Ounces produced input & transferred to Finance • WD6 • Source GL (JD Edwards) closed 8am & data loaded into BPC • Operations data transferred to Finance at 3pm • WD8 • Balance sheet continuities completed – cash flow completed • Supplementary input schedules completed • All entities submitted by COB • WD9 • Operations results issued to SLT • Regional signoff – KARS locked for the period • WD10 • Consolidated results issued to Executive Team Canadian BPC User Group Conference 60 19 May 2011
  • 61. Results• Rapid external financial reporting • First time in company’s history that audited quarterly financial statements were released at the same time as publicly announced quarterly financial results • Reduced reporting cycle timeline• 50% faster for completing consolidated balance sheet, profit & loss and cash flow statements• Business users can focus more time on analytics & operational improvements• Consolidated ‘monthly’ internal reporting• Delivered on budget & on time Canadian BPC User Group Conference 61 19 May 2011
  • 62. Post ‘go-live’• Planning: Annual budgets & quarterly forecasts• IFRS reporting• User base increased from 60, in 2008, to 150 today• Enhanced reporting & analysis • Corporate responsibility reporting e.g. Consumption of carbon-emitting substances • Intercompany matching • Quarterly site conference call packs• Enhanced automation • JD Edwards interface • Interfaces between BPC applications • Interfaces to split financial & operational data from 100% entities to 50% entities Canadian BPC User Group Conference 62 19 May 2011
  • 63. Next steps• Upgrade to BPC v7.5 and SQL 2008 in June 2011• Adopt new common chart of accounts from JD Edwards 9.0• Enhanced reporting to senior leadership team• Interface with Xeras• XBRL publishing Canadian BPC User Group Conference 63 19 May 2011
  • 64. Kinross Advanced Reporting SystemQuestions? 64
  • 65. Insert presentation title here 65Month date, year
  • 66. Refreshments 2:45 – 3:15 Performance Analytics Employees: Peter Digby - President Niraj Dalmia, CA - BPC Application Consultant Graham Finney, CMA - Vice President Services Blair Hubbard, CMA - BPC Application Architect Jeffrey Kinch, CFP, PMP, CMA - Services Director Justin McNeely - Account Executive Lia Quarisa, CA - BPC Application Consultant Chelsea Wu – BI/BPC Consultant SAP Employees: Rick Bryant - EPM Centre of Excellence Tony Wright - EPM Solutions Consultant Patrick Fish – Solutions Principal Sam Fursey – Director, Maintenance Go-To Market Tom Stevenson – Account Executive© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 66
  • 67. Agenda 1:00 Opening Comments – Peter Digby, President, PAC 1:15 Evolution of BPC at Bell Media 1:45 CPM Today and Tomorrow 2:15 Kinross Streamlines Consolidation 2:45 Break and Refreshments 3:15 BPC integration with Business Intelligence SAP Disclosure Management 3:45 Open Forum 4:30 Networking Reception – (Draw for Playbook!!!)© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 67
  • 68. SAP BusinessObjects BI SolutionsThe Right Tools For the Job Data Advanced Interactive Dashboards & Reporting Exploration Analysis Analysis Visualization Professionally Informed Executives, Managers Crystal Reports Xcelsius Information Consumers Explorer Web Intelligence Business Voyager Analysts Predictive Technically Workbench Capable Full Interactive Experience, Responsiveness Limited© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 68
  • 69. Introduction to SAP BusinessObjectsDisclosure ManagementReduce the time, risk and cost of regulatory disclosures Tony Wright – SAP EPM Solutions ConsultantSAP CanadaMay 19, 2011
  • 70. Open Forum Dashboards Leveraging SAP Support Performance Tuning BPC Training© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 70
  • 71. Open Forum Dashboards - Chelsea Wu – PAC Leveraging SAP Support - Sam Fursey – SAP Performance Tuning - Blair Hubbard - PAC BPC Training - Jeffrey Kinch – PAC© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 71
  • 72. Open Forum Dashboards Integration with BPC Understanding metrics/KPI usage type – graphs, what-if, report or BPF launcher Chelsea Wu, PAC BI/BPC Consultant© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 72
  • 73. Open Forum Leveraging SAP Support New SAP Continuous Quality Checks for BPC EarlyWatch Check CQC for Implementation / Going Live More to come Increased Solution Manager Integration Allows remote services to be delivered efficiently Expert Guided Implementations Included with SAP Enterprise Support Help you get Solution Manager up and running quickly Sam Fursey, SAP Director, Maintenance Go-To- Market© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 73
  • 74. Open Forum Performance Tuning Architecture Logic Report & Input Schedule design Partitioning Hardware Blair Hubbard, PAC Application Architect© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 74
  • 75. Open Forum BPC Training Format Delivery vehicle Content Jeffrey Kinch, PAC Services Director© 2011 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 75
  • 76. Hand in conference survey for a chance to win a BlackBerry Playbook. You must be present to win. Thank You!www.linkedin.com/groups?most www.twitter.com/PAC_TweetsPopular=&gid=3095692Or search for “PerformanceAnalytics Community”

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