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The #1 Business Analytics Platform in the Industry SAP, and only SAP, is best positioned to address this optimization circle. As the Market Leader in business analytics we have the most comprehensive business analytics platform to address every element from data management through purpose-built LOB and Industry solutions that employ best practices to address your needs today and tomorrow. No one else has the most complete offering for business analytics….Data Warehouse Management A key requirement to better facilitate reporting and analysis – stores volumes of data and serves it up rapidly without impacting operational systems2) Enterprise Information Management The primary focus here is on delivering trusted information to the organization, for consumption by a variety of applications and business users. “Turning data into decision-quality information you can trust.”3) Business Intelligence Delivers a set of tools that can be used by business professionals to have an integrated view of corporate information for decision making. “Turning information into insight for better decision making.”4) Enterprise Performance ManagementIs about delivering an environment where performance is captured, understood and adjusted according to the execution needs of the organization. It builds on the other areas, capturing and sharing information specific to strategy, operational and financial planning and forecasting and reporting. “Using insight and informed decisions to drive strategy and alignment.”5) Governance, Risk, and ComplianceDelivers a comprehensive platform to manage GRC on an ongoing basis, ensures that internal and external rules are followed and enforced, and controls access to systems and information. “Making risk and compliance part of decision-making, strategy, and performance management.”6) Analytic Apps Purpose-built role and industry specific applications that provide information in context with a rapid time to value7) CollaborationYou can engage with your team, your organization, or your extended network to collaboratively make decisions and take coordinated action. The SAP Business Analytics portfolio of solutions is designed from the ground up to work together in a seamless and flexible fashion with a unified data management model to a common, intuitive user interface tool set.
Airline operators face complex challenges and are making fundamental changes to business models in an effort to sustain competitive advantage. New strategies, and tactics are aiming to simultaneously boost revenues, contain costs, improve operational efficiency, and manage assets effectively.With everchanging markets, meeting the needs of more informed, more diverse consumers is getting more difficult. Competition from niche players is placing pressure of pricing at a time where other factors such as rising fuel prices and lower utlization rates from congestion at airports extending turn around times is making decision making very much a daily event right across the airline.New technology is driving more efficient services, many of which are seen as competitive customer strategies as much as operational efficiency drives. Global e-booking and ticketing, more competitive alliance programs, more hotel and rental car locations, and increased domestic and global routes all add layers to profitability calculations.Airlines are seeking new ways to:Differentiate themselves to customers Leverage new opportunities that arise Reduce operating costs whilst maintaining and improving service levels Retain customers through loyalty programs and new services Improve customer insight to focus marketing campaigns and support EBM All this means that airlines need to be ablet to access massive amounts of valuableoperational data for quick, decisive, fact-based action. Current, actionable, integratedoperational information must be delivered directly to the front line.Airline industry studies have shown that improving revenue management processes by just 0.1 percent can add millions of dollars on the bottom line. This can be gained through insights into:Show Rates- knowing when to open or close inventory on existing flights to avoid overbooking Customer Behavior - how your customers fly on your airline Using advanced analytics to identify and analyze:Overbooking and passenger no-show data captured in the Integrated Passenger Name Record (iPNR) data warehouse and flight data, revealing the impact of customer behavior on demand and show-rate trends The effect of decisions made throughout the revenue chain Market or flight conditions - leading to improved inventory control and productivity The impact on revenue and forward bookings at the customer level Ticketing data to uncover fraudulent activity, leading to recovery of revenue and commission
It is increasingly difficult to know all things about your business.Companies need to answer the most basic questions … with increasing volumes of information that change at an exponential rate.And there is an expectation to have access to this information anywhere and instantly.There are several mega trends transforming business.Mass adoption of mobile devices… 70% of China’s Internet users use a handset over a PC – this has a massive impact on the way we will conduct our business. Did you know? ‘JPMorgan, the second-largest U.S. lender by assets behind Bank of America, will distribute iPads free of charge to all associates in its global investment banking division’Exponential growth of information.It is estimated that 4 EXABYTES of unique information will be generated this year. That is more than the previous 5,000 yearsHeightened risk and increasing compliance regulations. There are 1000’s of regulations companies are faced with and it continues to grow. It is an alphabet soup of IFRS, XBRL, Environmental regulations Viral adoption of social media and the importance of companies to learn how to leverage this information; Facebook has over 500 million users… and the total # of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the totalpopulation of the planet Organizations are faced with pressures to operate with less resources -Constant drive to do more with less -Double digit Budget cuts continue fromthe crisis – $$are staying very tight -Meanwhile purchasers are seeking ever lower prices Growth of cloud computing: According to a Forrester report, the global cloud market is estimated to be $241 Billion by 2012.It used to be Companies were ‘built to last’ and now they need to be ‘built to change’ and armed with the knowledge to do so ...Fortunately – business analytics solutions from SAP can help everyone in the organization to minimize risk, maximize shareholder value, reduce costs … and ultimately run better.
In order to be remarkable and run better, you need to be smart about your business.This applies to all businesses regardless of line of business, industry, and location.It should apply not just within the organization, but right across your ecosystem..NB.Omniscient: having a complete or unlimited knowledge, awareness, and understanding of all things. This is the desired state for all businesses regardless of line of business, industry and location.
These customers ran better with SAP and they shared their best practices with us.Let’s take a look at the common best practices ..First – Know Your Business.All of these organizations were able to really know their business because they had:Variety of tools and delivery mechanisms to - Access all relevant information across their business network– anywhere, anytimeTrust in the quality of their information – no duplicate records or unclean dataUnderstanding of information in the context of their industry and role, quickly and easilyA great example of this is Molson Coors.Molson Coors uses business analytics solutionsfrom SAP to receive real time insight into inventory levels and prevent stock out. This means for you – there will always be Molson Coors available in stores when you need it – on a warm summer afternoon, at the beach or at an evening celebration. Second – Decide with ConfidenceAll of these organizations were able to make decisions with confidence because they can:Plan and align on performance goals and metrics Understand business impacts, then model and predict future directionsProactively balance risks and opportunitiesA great example of this is Under Armour.Under Armouruses business analytics solutions from SAP to bring together information in their data warehouse, point of sales systems and sources outside of their organization – for example, via social media channels. They look at the information holistically to create the most accurate plans, minimize risk in the decisions they make and stay on top of who their customers are and how to appeal to them. All of this – easily and quickly. Third – Act BoldlyAll of these organizations were able to act boldly because they could:-Respondinstantly to events as they unfold - Collaborate and take coordinated action on the best decision- Learnfrom best practices, adapt and continually improve over timeWhat better example of this than FonterraFonterra is the world’s leading exporter of dairy products, Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd faces massive challenges with export documents. To streamline export processes, Fonterra implemented the SAP® BusinessObjects™ Global Trade Services application. With its help, Fonterra has standardized and automated these processes internationally, increased export documentation officer productivity, reduced compliance risks, and improved accuracy and timeliness. “We have already boosted throughput by 25%,” reports Clyde Fletcher., Global Documentation Manager. “We have many plans to improve it further by tuning the software and our processes, by extending the application’s reach to the rest of the world, and by bringing several outsourced functions in-house where we can now perform them much less expensively. By the end of year four we fully expect to be 100% more productive in exporting, and we haven’t even touched importing yet, which likely offers all the same benefits.”
Wouldn’t youlike to have meaning for everyone, everywhere, and at anytime?Whether it is about yourcustomers, products, employees, competition, market, or the world. Regardless of where you sit in an organization, while the context for knowledge is different, the basic set of questions remains the same.As Tom Davenport – well renowned author in this field confirms – all people spend a great deal of time trying to understand:why things happened?what is happening?what will happen in the future?what is the risk if it does or does not happen?and how will I prevent it from happening again or ensure it happens more in the future, and ultimately what is the best course of action?For example … what are your most important functions? Customer? Supply chain management? HR? Finance? (select one or two – depending on the customer response)1. Customer relationship managersneedto segment their customers and identifytheir best ones. They needto understand customer behaviors,predict their customers’ wants andneeds, and offer fitting products andpromotions. They price products formaximum profitability at levels thatthey know their customers will pay.Finally, they need to identify the customers atgreatest risk of attrition and interveneto try to keep them.2. Supply chain and operations managersNeed to understand how to optimize inventory levels and deliveryroutes, for example. They also need to segmenttheir inventory items by cost andvelocity, build key facilities in thebest locations, and ensure that theright products are available in theright quantities.3. Human resources managers, need to know about all the people they are hiring or how to retain employees. Just as sports teams need to know the best players,firms need toselect valuable employees and identifythose who are most likely to depart.4. Finance and accounting managers: Need to determine whichfactors truly drive financial performance.In this era of instability, financialand other firms need tomonitor and reduce risk.Can you imagine the possibility (select a couple that match the areas above)?:--If you could know the minute a competitor had a stock out or a plant that went down the moment it happened, (Supply chain management) or rumors of an acquisition as soon as someone blogged about it (finance).--If you could respond immediately to a compliance alert by collaborating instantly with all stakeholders, adjust operations, or plan as necessary and move on BEFORE it becomes a regulatory issue – ultimately preventing fines, public announcements, etc. (finance)--If you could know the behavior of your customers by understanding their buying habits and doing a simple analysis of the mentions of your product on their Facebook or Twitter account,and then launch a campaign around their needs (customer)-- If you could prevent an oil line from breaking, instantly predict the # of high risk loans in a quarter, be notified when there’s a shift in the economy and the effect on your company for the quarter (finance)-- If you could predict the likelihood of your best talent leaving (HR)Well, this can only happen if we address some of the most critical issues all businesses are faced with.
SAP Financial Reporting and analysis solutions allow you to OUTPERFORM STAKEHOLDERS’ FINANCIAL EXPECTATIONSCascaded strategy and KPI’sEfficient and effective planning and budgeting that gives the agility needed to cope with uncertaintyDetailed and accurate reporting of costs and net profitability to support decision makingQuick and easy scenario analysisComplete end-to-end solutions for processing financial transactions enabled within a unique shared services framework End to end solutions for transaction processing enabled within a unique shared services frameworkFast and efficient budgeting, reporting and closingSeamless treasury and credit management operationsPervasive business analytics for self service reporting and analysis DELIVER SUPERIOR SERVICE AT REDUCED COSTReduced cost of financeEfficient transaction processing with minimal error rates Time to work with the business and add value to commercial decisionsSelf-service reporting for business users ..and benefits such as:Improved Return on Capital Employed (ROCE)Stronger Total Return for Stakeholders / Shareholders (TSR)Minimize # earnings warningsFewer days to close the booksReduced cost of finance as % of revenueLower days of sales outstanding (DSO
1. Only SAP can deliver a TRUSTED 360 view … because of the data quality and information management capabilities you are able to have complete and trusted insight of all information across your organization – whether it be from transactions, operational performance, external information from the internet or social media.As so much information comes from so many places, you can also SEE the quality ratings of the information your are looking at so you can determine the level of trust you have in the information.ALSO - Only SAP can deliver a TRUSTED 360 view because we have the capability to build in risk information and compliance monitoring information so you can accurately take this information into account when you are making daily decisions. And you are confident that in the decisions you make that you are in compliance and have taken the calculated risk right for your organization. 2. In memory computing…. –What does that mean? This is remarkable… truly …. Enables you to receive information 10xs faster than traditional databases. Think of that one report that takes 20 minutes to run…With our in memory database – it runs in 1 SECOND. Consider the impact across 100s of reports, calculations, predictions…. And ALL the information we spoke about earlier in social media, in your systems, on the internet….What if you could..drastically reduce costs by having real-time price information from different vendors included in the creation of a purchase order?answer within split seconds where medications of a bad batch are stored in a heterogeneous supply chain?3. Engaging New User ExperienceI know this is new for SAP – but it is HEREOnly SAP can make your experience with this information be exactly what you need at the time you need it. Whether you are mickey at the park or emergency medical team in the field, people need to interact with the data the way they need, as events take place and with the best visualization depending on the situation. we just released Business Objects 4.0- our biggest release ever…. Which provides a harmonized user experience – meaning whether you access the information via a mobile device, your pc, a dashboard or a report – the UI is consistent – one experience to learn and a very easy an intuitive experience.4. Only SAP enables you to experience your information whenever and wherever. We have in mind the different means made available to business users when it comes to socializing business information to your business network.We are flexible to meet the needs of the user as well as the company – whether it makes sense to access analytics via mobile device. Also for implementation, whether it makes sense to consume analytics as a service – on demand or to own and be on premise. With our mobile options you have the capability of using analytics via any mobile device and platform and have complete security of the information.5. Only SAP can ensure your analytics are pervasive in your operationsWe take a very industry specific and business process centric view on what analytics are needed for each role. - a. We offer over 30 INDUSTRY and LOB specific ANALYTIC APPS (with 26 MORE to come BY END – of 2011). THESE ARE PURPOSE BUILT WITH OUR CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS to meet your very specific analytic needs within your industries and roles.THEY PROVIDE QUICK TIME TO VALUE WITH CONTENT, DATA MODELS, reports, dashboards. The purpose – to bring meaning and immediate knowledge into your organization by providing analytics for very critical needs b. We integrated compliance and risk monitoring into the appropriate business processes- c. We have embedded analytics to deliver best-practice business content directly into the SAP Business Suite to provide users with insights like never before. SAP Business Suite users have access to content out-of-the-box right within their familiar environment to gain immediate valueFinally with Business Analytics from SAP you can leverage close loop performance management6. With Business Analytics from SAP you can engage with your team, your organization or your extended network to collaboratively make decisions and take coordinated action.. All of our analytics are meant to be shared and leveraged across all departments or even to your suppliers and customers as needed. As each organization addresses their analytic needs the entire ecosystem can benefit from the information by leveraging the information, best practices and or extending their analytics.
In summary,SAP BusinessObjects BI Solutions represents one of the most effective and fastest way of empowering your executives, analysts, staff, suppliers, and partners by bringing together the timely, relevant business views they need to make better-informed choices and confident decisions. It offers insight into business operations at every level of your value chain; it increases competitiveness with enhanced ability to predict and react to market changes and opportunities; it improves enterprise performance through better decisions based on trustworthy, timely information, and heighten customer and market insights, leading to new or hidden opportunitiesCLICKSAP BusinessObjects BI solutions supports all the information access, interaction, and analysis needs of the different business users across your organization. By meeting the needs of nearly every role and every individual, businesses can gain smarter, better alignedpeople, teams, and ecosystems. They leverage decades of SAP BusinessObjects know-how and industry-leading expertise. They take advantage of BI best practices developed through close collaboration and development with industry leaders and partners.CLICKSAP BusinessObjects BI solutions offer a low total cost of ownership by leveraging implementation offerings from experienced SAP and SAP partners. It’s also the only BI solution integrated with EIM, EPM and GRC for bringing execution and strategy together. SAP also offers a complete BI on-demand that accelerates your time-to-deployment and minimize your cost of ownership over time as you can assign IT resources to other priorities, resources that would have been otherwise assigned in deploying and maintaining your BI infrastructure in-house.CLICKSAP is a recognized leader in business intelligence. Over 80% of Fortune 500 companies rely on SAP BusinessObjects solutions. It offers rapid time to value, often in a matter of months. Incentives provided by SAP and partners can further increase the overall value of your BI investment.CLICKAnd Finally, fast and cost-effective integration with existing SAP and non-SAP systems and your IT infrastructure AND SAP large ecosystem of partners lower your risk exposure. This concludes our overview of the SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions. Thank you.
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