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SAP HANA for Line of Business Finance


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Best leveraging your massive financial data with SAP HANA: SAP HANA provides your finance organization with deep insights into large volumes of financial data enabling smarter financial and managerial decisions. You can also empower your organization with true real-time to respond more quickly to financial exceptions and issues while also leveraging trusted data for more accurate planning and forecasting. Furthermore, SAP HANA allows faster analysis and reporting to help accelerate your key financial processes such as period-end closing.
With SAP HANA, you can significantly improve financial performance, better control risks and further increase productivity.

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SAP HANA for Line of Business Finance

  1. 1. SAP HANA – Line of Business FinanceSolution OverviewMay, 2012
  2. 2. Legal DisclaimerThe information in this presentation is confidential and proprietary to SAP and may not be disclosedwithout the permission of SAP. This presentation is not subject to your license agreement or anyother service or subscription agreement with SAP. SAP has no obligation to pursue any course ofbusiness outlined in this document or any related presentation, or to develop or release anyfunctionality mentioned therein. This document, or any related presentation and SAPs strategy andpossible future developments, products and or platforms directions and functionality are all subjectto change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. The information inthis document is not a commitment, promise or legal obligation to deliver any material, code orfunctionality. 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 particularpurpose, or non-infringement. This document is for informational purposes and may not beincorporated into a contract. SAP assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in thisdocument, except if such damages were caused by SAP´s willful misconduct or gross negligence.All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actualresults to differ materially from expectations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance onthese forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates, and they should not be reliedupon in making purchasing decisions.© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 2
  3. 3. Agenda1. Challenges and Opportunities for Finance2. Introducing In-Memory Computing Technology and SAP HANA3. Creating Business Value in Finance with SAP HANA4. Customer Benefits5. Summary© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 3
  4. 4. Challenges and Opportunitiesfor Finance
  5. 5. Your business environment is constantly changing Volatility in markets, Increasing commodity prices and globalization stocks Increased focus Pressure on on risk margins Regulation is New – potentially here to stay disruptive – technologies How deeply do these changes impact your finance organization?© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 5
  6. 6. … and being driven by a “Big Data” trend 30M networked sensors nodes growing 30% y/y Smart phones growing 20% y/y 5B Mobile Phones in Use Facebook Population of 7B 800M active users in 2011 30B pieces of content shared/month 48 hours of video uploaded/minute© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 6
  7. 7. You need to take control of a fast-growing volume of manytypes of data ... VELOCITY Worldwide digital content will double in 18 months, and every 18 months thereafter. IDC Mobile ERP Data Reports Costs Emails Planning Profitability Period-end closing Opportunities SpeedVOLUME Velocity VARIETYIn 2005, mankind created 80% of enterprise data will150 Exabyte of information. be unstructured spanningIn 2011, 1,200 Exabyte‟s traditional and non traditionalwill be created. Analysis sources. The Economist Gartner Transactions Revenues © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 7
  8. 8. … and current relational database technology can‟t handle the volume, velocity and variety of all your finance data Physical Limits © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 8
  9. 9. Whilst finance objectives remain the same Deliver superior service at a reduced cost Ensure regulatory Outperform financialcompliance and effective objectives and create risk management sustainable value for stakeholders Do you have the right technology to support your objectives ?© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 9
  10. 10. As a CFO, you are struggling with ... “Time-consuming financial analysis and reporting processes with high volumes of data So we have delays in the completion of our period-end closings”“Financial decisions based on “Inability to access detailedincomplete, inaccurate and often financial information acrossoutdated information all business dimensionsSo we might miss our financial So we cannot identify newobjectives and not manage risk opportunities to optimizeand compliance issues properly” our financial performance”© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 10
  11. 11. Boost performance with complete and up-to-date data More than half the respondents agree that their planning processes can improve the most by having improved access to information; this shows in-memory as a potential displacer for traditional OLAP-based planning.© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 11
  12. 12. Better utilize your data to gain a competitive advantageLeading businesses can outpace the competition because they can: Base decisions on the latest, granular multi-structured data Fumblers Make decisions on analytics rather than Fumblers intuition Frequently reassess forecasts and plans Utilize analytics to support a spectrum Fact Finders of strategic, operational, and tactical Fact Finders decision making Rapidly evaluate alternative scenarios n=1,002 Source: IDC„s SAP HANA Market Assessment, August 2011 How well do you leverage your own data ?© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 12
  13. 13. And adds significant value to your business 60% potential increase in operating margin with big data source: McKinsey Global Institute – Big Data: The next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity May 2011 Are you getting the most out of your data?© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 13
  14. 14. How can you create more value and become adata-driven finance organization?What Finance needs from IT Better leveraging your large volumes of data in ERP Faster and flexible financial analysis and reporting Business users being able to build their own reports and views Transparent information for broad usage as and when needed Easy exploration of detailed financial data Trusted and complete information in one single place© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 14
  15. 15. Introducing In-Memory ComputingTechnology and SAP HANA
  16. 16. SAP HANABreakthrough innovation with in-memory computingIn-memory computing is a technology that analyses massive quantities of data inlocal memory so that the results of complex analyses and transactions areavailable at your fingertips – and business decisions can be executed without delayWith in-memory technology, you can: Gain Real-Time – know it when it happens Go Deeper – ask any question on any data Act Broadly – manage large volumes of data Run Faster – analyze at the speed of thought Get Flexibility – eliminate pre-fabrication requirements© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 16
  17. 17. SAP HANA, modern platform for real ‘real-time’ (Other query SAP Business tools) Objects toolsWhat is SAP HANA?SAP HANA ™ is a modern platform that SAP HANA SAP HANA information modeling leverages the power of in-memory computing composerEnables to drive businesses in real-time on an ever increasing massive volume of dataCan be deployed as an appliance or SAP Business delivered via the cloud Suite Real-time copy SAP HANA Batch bulk uploads Other data sources SAP Business Warehouse © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 17
  18. 18. A platform for innovative real-time analytics and applications (Other query SAP BusinessReal-time solutions powered by SAP HANA tools) Objects tools New Accelerators and Analytic Content for powerful analysis and reporting on big data Real-Time Business New Applications for highly innovative Real-Time Real-Time processes and business models Analytics Applications Real -Time Trusted DataBenefits SAP HANA SAP Make smarter and faster decisions Business SAP in-memory Suite Real-time computing React more quickly copy Unlock new opportunities Batch bulk uploads Other Invent new data-driven business models data sources Ensure quick time-to-value SAP Business Warehouse © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 18
  19. 19. Bringing more choice with SAP HANA Solutions powered by SAP HANA Take advantage of standard solutions delivered on top of SAP HANA to innovate without Easy to deploy disruption Rapid deployment solutions SAP HANA Non-Disruptive Benefit from fixed cost and SAP in-memory computing scope solutions for more predictability and quicker time- to-value Flexible SAP HANA platform Leverage SAP HANA as a platform to address your unique needs© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 19
  20. 20. Creating Business Value inFinance with SAP HANA
  21. 21. SAP HANA for Line of Business Finance Insights Real-Time Speed Gain deep Access real-time Perform fast and visibility into financial data flexible analytics large volumes of and reporting financial data Empower finance with real-time yet non-disruptive innovations© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 21
  22. 22. Solutions powered by SAP HANAfor Line of Business Finance Insights Real-Time SpeedSAP CO-PA Accelerator Real-time insights into large volumes of profitability data in ERPSAP Finance and Controlling Accelerate period-end closings andAccelerator reportings on vast amounts of data in ERPSAP ERP RDS for operational Real-time financial analysis and reporting onreporting large volumes of ERP dataSAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse Accelerate business warehouse operationspowered by SAP HANA to drive higher performance© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 22
  23. 23. SAP CO-PA Accelerator Customer Customer Pain Points Needs Inability to measure cost/profitability  Gain insights into consolidated information in performance at granular level real-time and perform flexible analytics True profitability performance can only be  Accelerate reports in real-time ‘guestimated’  Improve decision making with flexible analytics Simulation of new scenarios is done manually and calculations when and as needed and often based on assumption rather than on real information The Solutions: SAP CO-PA Accelerator Real-time insights into large volumes of profitability data in ERP© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 23
  24. 24. SAP CO-PA Accelerator Key Key Capabilities Benefits Real-time access to massive  Maximized profitability with amounts of profitability data in powerful insights to unlock ERP opportunities Flexible and unconstrained  Improved financial performance profitability reporting through CO- and efficiency with faster PA and SAP BusinessObjects BI profitability reporting tools  Empowered business users with Unlimited multi-dimensional access to trusted data to enable analysis of CO-PA data profitable business decisions SAP CO-PA Accelerator potential business impact:  Unlocked opportunities to maximize profitability  Accelerated financial performance and efficiency  Optimized profitable business decisions quick link /rds-hana-copa© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 24
  25. 25. SAP Finance and Controlling Accelerator Customer Customer Pain Points Needs Slow access to massive amounts of ledger,  Accelerate month-end closing cost center and material ledger data  Accelerate reporting on massive amounts of Delays in the completion of the period close ledger, cost center and material ledger data and in getting reports  Analyze directly against item detail Limited drill-down reporting for production cost analysis and material ledger Line item selection only possible in indexed fields The Solution: SAP Finance and Controlling Accelerator Accelerate period-end closings and reportings on vast amounts of data© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 25
  26. 26. SAP Finance and Controlling Accelerator Key Key Capabilities Benefits  4 implementation scenarios  Accelerated period-end closing possible: Financial Accounting, processes with a faster Controlling, Material Ledger, availability of period-end reports Production Cost Analysis  Improved profitability with better  Real-time access to massive control on costs, stock and volumes of ledger, cost center assets and material ledger data in ERP  Increased efficiency and  Accelerated run-times for productivity essential period-end reports  Improved agility with rapid and  User-driven, flexible analytics deeper access to GL, ML and and reporting working capital data  Fast analysis combined with easy drill-downs SAP Finance and Controlling Accelerator potential business impact:  Unlocked opportunities to maximize financial performance quick link: /rds-hana-fin  Optimized financial and managerial decisions  Increased overall effectiveness in finance and controlling© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 26
  27. 27. SAP ERP RDS for operational reporting withSAP HANA Customer Customer Pain Points Needs Complex reporting and analysis when using  Simplify reporting process with high volumes of massive ERP data data in ERP Lack of real-time visibility  Access to real-time information Time required for performing reporting and  Accelerate reporting and analysis of sales analysis activities in ERP The Solution: SAP ERP RDS for operational reporting with SAP HANA Real-time sales analysis and reporting on large volumes of ERP data© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 27
  28. 28. SAP ERP RDS for operational reporting withSAP HANA Key Key Capabilities Benefits  Real-time analysis and reporting  Faster reporting and analysis on on large volumes of ERP data large volumes of financial data in (incl. revenue trend, operational SAP ERP expenses, DSO analysis, etc.)  Access real-time financial data  Visualization of reports in your with better visibility into financial own reporting environment performance (flexible „report models“)  Better insight into your financials  Preconfigured reports processes with real-time and views reporting SAP ERP RDS for operational reporting with SAP HANA potential business impact:  Smarter decisions in real-time  Improved insight into large volumes of ERP data  Increased productivity quick link /rds-hana-erp© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 28
  29. 29. SAP and a global partner ecosystem offer RapidDeployment Solutions to get you started…Software• that quickly addresses the most urgent business processes SAP Rapid Deployment SolutionsContent• SAP best practices, templates and tools for easy solution adoption SoftwareEnablement Service Content• educational material supports fast and effective Enablement end user adoptionService• defined scope and fixed price provide for lower risk © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 29
  30. 30. … providing predictability, out-of-the-box integration anda variety of adoption choices to suit your business needsPredictability Fast value in days/weeks SAP Rapid Fixed cost and fixed scope Deployment SolutionsIntegration Integrated start and growth options Immediate and future IT and business processes landscape integrityChoice Modular packages to meet specific business needs and allow individual adoption paths Flexible licensing and deployment options© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 30
  31. 31. Customer Benefits
  32. 32. Turning issues into opportunities with SAP HANA Leveraging detailed Financial decisions are Financial analysis and financial information often based on reporting processes with Issues across all business incomplete, inaccurate high volumes of data dimensions is difficult and often outdated can be very time- or impossible information consuming SAP HANA Opportunities for Finance Deep insights into large Fast and flexible volumes of financial data Access to real-time analytics and reporting financial information Make smarter financial Empower finance with Accelerate key and managerial decisions true real time financial processes© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 32
  33. 33. Make smarter financial and managerial decisionsBy getting deep insights into large volumes of financial data,you can: Make more confident Unlock growth Improve financialdecisions by leveraging opportunities by performance with more complete financial analyzing vast amounts precise root-cause information of financial data understanding based on detailed information© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 33
  34. 34. Empower finance with true real timeBy enabling access to real-time financial information, you can:Increase revenues and Improve forecasting Proactively mitigate reduce costs with real- and planning risks by leveraging time visibility and faster accuracy by utilizing trusted financial reactions to financial the latest, up-to-date information exceptions and issues financial data© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 34
  35. 35. Accelerate key financial processesBy leveraging fast and flexible analytics and reporting, you can: Increase business Optimize cash flow Significantly reduceuser productivity with with consolidated views time to close booksself-service access to of key information through accelerated financial information run-times for period- and fast analysis and end reports reporting© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 35
  36. 36. What the customers say “ “Colgate PalmolivePerform analysis at unparalleled speed with SAP CO-PAAccelerator - going live in just eight weeksMichael Crowe, Vice President Global Information TechnologyProvimiOptimize profits with SAP CO-PA Accelerator – going live in justthree weeksJean Charles Valette, Group ControllerBASFAccelerate response times dramatically and improve data reliabilityto optimize businessAndrew Pike, CIO Information ServicesFor more information, please visit our SAP HANA website: © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 36
  37. 37. What the customers say “ “Procter & GambleBuild the next generation of financial planning and reportingapplicationsJim Fortner, VP IT Development and OperationsDeloitte ConsultingGain clear and immediate insights into current liquidity and cashflow informationStephan Raemaekers, Managing PartnerBSH Home Appliances CorporationCreate business forecasts in seconds rather than daysDr. Jürgen Sturm, CIOFor more information, please visit our SAP HANA website: © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 37
  38. 38. What the customers say “ “InfosysPerform "what-if" analysis on the fly with granular revenue andcost dataChandrashekar Kakal, SVP Enterprise SolutionsFor more information, please visit our SAP HANA website: © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 38
  39. 39. Summary
  40. 40. Top ten reasons why customers choose SAP HANABringing Finance to the next level 1 6 All Data Cloud Manage massive data volume at high speeds Step up to the world‘s most advanced cloud 2 7 Any Source Innovation Gain insights from structured and unstructured data The ultimate platform for business innovation 3 8 Real-Time Simplicity Enable real-time interactions across your value chain Fewer layers, simpler landscape, lower cost 4 9 Analysis Value Unlock new insights with predictive, complex analysis Innovation without disruption adds value to legacy investments 5 10 Applications Choice Run next-generation applications Open choice at every layer to work with your preferrred partners© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 40
  41. 41. Thank you