SAP BPC Cloud on HANA from iTMethods


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Take your Financial Planning and Analysis to the Next Level with SAP BPC Cloud on HANA. Plan, Budget, Forecast, and Report…Faster

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SAP BPC Cloud on HANA from iTMethods

  1. 1. Take your Financial Planning and Analysis to the Next Level with SAP BPC Cloud on HANA Plan, Budget, Forecast, and Report…Faster December 2013
  2. 2. The “New Normal” for Finance professionals Volatility in economic conditions Increasing globalization Increased focus on risk On-going changes to regulatory requirements © 2013 iTMethods Inc. Pressure on margins Ability to Make Sound Decisions to Benefit the Organization 2 iTM Innovative business models
  3. 3. Financial Planning and Analysis…Innovate through Big Data, Mobile, and the Cloud iTM © 2013 iTMethods Inc. 3
  4. 4. Financial Planning and Analysis…Challenge of planning and forecasting with Big Data Plan 1 100101 011010 100101 Plan 2 Plan 3 All Relevant Big Data Quick Insight Adjusted Plan Process Analyze Decide  Collect all relevant internal and external data (can be very large volumes and very different varieties)  Structure the way the organization would like to consume the information © 2013 iTMethods Inc. iTM  Analyze data  Quickly understand the meaning of the data 4  Build different scenarios and adjust the plans  Make informed and quick decisions based on the plans
  5. 5. In-memory technology (HANA) enables better planning and analysis SAP BPC Cloud on HANA  Make better decisions based on what-if analysis and scenario planning  Reduce cycle time, close the books faster  Align plans with strategic goals  More accurate plans, budgets, and forecasts  Increased stakeholder confidence  Minimize risk by meeting statutory and management reporting requirements iTM  Plan better and act faster with instant insight into all relevant data and real-time planning capabilities powered by SAP HANA © 2013 iTMethods Inc. Executive Dashboards – iPad Version 5
  6. 6. What is SAP Planning & Consolidation (BPC) used for? Planning, budgeting, forecasting and financial consolidation in one application Business planning ● Budgeting ● Sales/revenue planning ● Capital expenditure planning ● Headcount/staffing ● Expense planning ● Cash flow/liquidity planning Forecasting and consensus building ● Rolling forecasts ● Continuous planning ● Collaboration Consolidation ● Intercompany matching/reconciliation ● Intercompany eliminations ● Management roll-ups ● Legal consolidation Financial reporting and analysis iTM ● Ad hoc ● Variance analysis ● Driver analysis (industry, growth, capacity, etc.) © 2013 iTMethods Inc. 6
  7. 7. SAP BPC Cloud on HANA  Rapid Time to Value for SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC)  G/L Planning  Strategic Financial Planning  Financial Close / Disclosure Management  Headcount Planning  SAP BPC Cloud features:  ‘Out-of-the-Box’ SAP BPC Modules  Subscription Service iTM SAP BPC Cloud  No software or hardware to maintain  Executive Dashboards & Mobile Apps  Start your POC in 24 hrs © 2013 iTMethods Inc. 7 SAP BPC 10.x without BW 7.3 dependency
  8. 8. CFO’s Gain with…SAP BPC Cloud on HANA 1. Focus on your core business – Spend less time and energy building and maintaining IT systems. SAP BPC 2. Improve cash flow – Avoid the up-front cost, impact on cash flow and balance sheet, and lengthy approval cycles associated with capital expense financing. 3. Lower your total cost of ownership – Instead of hiring your own dedicated staff and procuring your own IT infrastructure 4. Accelerate time to value – Don’t wait longer than you need to get up and running. 5. Reduce risk – Mitigate the uncertainty of anticipating your future software usage requirements & operating costs. 6. Run the most current software – Never fall behind on the latest fixes, enhancements, and new features of SAP software. © 2013 iTMethods Inc. 8 SAP BPC Cloud from iTMethods provides organizations with a fully integrated, proven SAP software solution to manage Business Planning iTM and Consolidation processes in a cloudbased offering.
  9. 9. Innovate with…SAP BPC Cloud on HANA Latest internal performance test results Reporting and Data Entry 200x 60x improved query performance faster report refresh 14x quicker input of large data volumes Business Calculations 2.3x 2.4x improved allocation performance © 2013 iTMethods Inc. iTM faster driver-based planning calculations 9
  10. 10. G/L Financial Planning Module Best Practice Data Integration Best Practice Planning Model 1. Based on SAP G/L 2. Profit & Loss & Balance Sheet 3. Built by SAP, for SAP customers, using SAP planning solution 4. 1. Pre-packaged data integration to SAP G/L 1. Trend b) Variance c) G/L Reconciliation Master Data b) Transaction Data 2. Sets the stage to drillthrough to source detail Reports: 10 standard + a) a) G/L Planning on SAP HANA © 2013 iTMethods Inc. Best Practice Planning & Analysis iTM 2. Planning process input forms Cost Center b) Profit Center a) c) 10 Balance Sheet
  11. 11. Strategic Financial Planning Module Ad-hoc strategic planning Long-range planning 1. 2. 3. 4. Simple, summary-level chart of accounts 1. a) Interrelated profit and loss, balance sheet, and cash flow statements Configurable driver-based planning and calculations Capital and liquidity planning, financing options © 2013 iTMethods Inc. Deal analysis b) 2. Mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures New products and new projects Corporate restructuring a) Leveraging equity and debt funding options b) Change in ownership structures 11 Scenario Analysis / Planning 1. Company analysis a) What-if analysis b) Competitor analysis 2.Trend a) analysis iTMperformance Key indicators b) Financial ratios c) Workforce needs
  12. 12. Operational Headcount Planning Module Operational Headcount Planning is a rapid deployment solution bringing together software and What’s included – Solution scope of operational headcount planning processes. services that enable the rapid delivery What’s Included 8  Pre-configured functionality, ready to use  SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) planning templates and Excel Ribbon functions to facilitate planning and improve performance 1 Reporting and Reporting monitoring and monitoring 7 2 Review and release final headcount plan Executive  Flexible configuration tools  Pre-built data management packages to load data from SAP ECC, Netweaver BW, BW infocubes and data models to support the planning process Set up corporate workforce demand Global HR controller 6 3 Align with corporate demand plan Global HR Controller Local HR controller Manager / Planner 5 Approve and consolidate  Security concept and workflow (based on Business Rules Framework) that is tailor made during implementation Set up local planning guidelines iTM 4 Execute planning SAP BPC SAP NetWeaver BW  Pre-defined reports for Workforce cost © 2013 iTMethods Inc. Extract headcount planning data Optional - SAP BO BI4.0 12
  13. 13. SAP BPC Cloud - Reduce Risk, Speed Implementation Rapid Deployment “Out of the Box” Cloud Modules Traditional delivery model (tailored solutions) – Service – Software – Long implementation cycle Cloud delivery Model (Rapid out-of-box solution) – Predefined services – – – – Step-by-step delivery methodology Fixed scope, fixed cost Delivered in typically 7-8 weeks Low risk – Enablement content SERVICE – – – Preconfiguration – – – SOFTWARE Guides Educational material Best practice processes Automation High reusability – Software – – – SAP Subscription Software Bring your own license Integrates to future and current landscape SAP BPC Cloud brings to bear years of experience, a broad portfolio, and best practices to increase time to value while keeping TCO low © 2013 iTMethods Inc. 13
  14. 14. Rapid Time to Value…for SAP BPC 1 BPC Cloud Assessment • Understand Business Outcome • BPC Assessment     G/L Planning Strategic Fin. Planning Financial Close Headcount Planning • Opportunity  BPC 7.X Upgrade  HANA Migration  New BPC Deployment • POC and Rapid Deployment Options © 2013 iTMethods Inc. 2 Proof of Concept (POC) 3 Rapid Cloud Deployment SAP BPC Roll-Out 4 • 2-3 Week Duration • 7-8 Week Duration • End user training • Scenarios • Production Readiness • Hand over of solution • Security Compliance • Post go-live support and activities  G/L Planning, Headcount Planning, etc  Business Processes • Load Customer Data • Knowledge transfer to key users • Executive Reporting Dashboards • Master data load • Showcase to Key Business Users • Solution Testing and Validation • Operational Readiness • Formalize Business Case & Deployment Plan 14 • Go-Live • BPC Cloud Support iTM  Do it Yourself (DIY)  SAP BPC Cloud Support • Enhancements
  15. 15. iTMethods…Helping Customers Run Better  Global SAP & Cloud Services Provider Strategic Partners:  SAP Centric, SAP Certified  Leadership team of former SAP and IT industry executives  Strategic Partnerships with SAP and AWS  SAP Solutions  SAP BPC Cloud on HANA  Analytics/BI, Business Suite → HANA  Platform migrations, upgrades, consolidations  SAP software & cloud infrastructure subscription service  Cloud and Managed Services  Cloud Strategy, Roadmap and Migration Services  24x7 Application and Cloud Management Services © 2013 iTMethods Inc. 15 iTM
  16. 16. Thank You iTMethods Inc. 257 Adelaide Street West Toronto, ON M5H 1X9 iTM Toronto: 416-849-1284 New York: 212-574-4775 © 2013 iTMethods Inc. 16