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Accelerate the “last mile” of finance with SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management

Accelerate the “last mile” of finance with SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management

Reduce the time, risk, and cost of regulatory filings and disclosures with SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management. The software helps you efficiently manage the final step of your financial close – from preparing and publishing financial statements and XBRL reports, to ensuring compliance with IFRS, GAAP, and other country-specific accounting standards.

Why SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management?

Because the software provides you with a flexible, collaborative disclosure process across teams, geographies, systems, and data sources you can accelerate your financial close without sacrificing compliance. With our disclosure management software, you can:

  • Manage the production, filing, and publication of financial and regulatory disclosures
  • Automate workflows to assign responsibilities, share information, and reduce risk
  • Foster collaboration by giving users more autonomy and accountability
  • Publish financial statements in a variety of formats, including XBRL
  • Ensure compliance with IFRS, multiple GAAPs, and other industry-specific accounting standards

Learn how SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management can simplify the lives of business users and IT staff:

Functional Capabilities
  • Fast financial close
    Automate processes to accelerate the “last mile of finance.” Integrate source data and provide one source of truth for regulatory reporting and disclosures.
  • Collaborative disclosure management
    Facilitate communication, workflows, and approvals across organizational hierarchies, geographies, and business units.
  • Compliance and control
    Publish auditable financial and regulatory statements in multiple formats, including XBRL. Ensure compliance with IFRS, multiple GAAPs, and other industry-specific regulations. 
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Technical Capabilities
  • Central data cache stores data from multiple systems
  • Create multiple connections to various systems to update automatically
  • Create “chapters” of reports in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Store multiple versions of documents with change tracking abilities
  • Enable creation of XBRL-based statements
     
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System requirements for SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management

System and software requirements vary according to specific customer scenarios – please refer SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management Product Availability Matrix for the latest information on updates and releases.

System Requirements Details
Operating systems
  • Windows 2008 and newer
Web Browser
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher
Database System
  • MS SQL Server 2008
  • MS SQL Server 2008 EXPRESS
  • MS SQL Server 2008 R2 EXPRESS
  • MS SQL Server 2012

Web Servers

  • MS IIS 7.0
  • MS IIS 7.5
  • MS IIS 8.0
  • MS IIS 8.5

Licensing and purchasing options for SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management

The modular structure of SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management allows you to license and pay for only the functionality and number of users that you require at any given time. Start with the packages and licenses your organization needs right now and add more users and functionality as your needs evolve. This product is deployed on-premise and requires a perpetual license. Contact your local SAP account executive for additional licensing and purchasing options.

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Implementation

Ensure a successful implementation and maximize your ROI with information resources that support the different phases of SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management – from planning and installation to operation. 

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Plan your installation

Refer to SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management Installation and Upgrade Guide* for important information about installation and upgrade planning.

Confirm that you have a license key

To request permanent license keys, you need authorization under myProfile*. To extend your authorization, please contact an SAP user administrator*.

Download the software

Visit the SAP Support Portal* to download the SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management software installation package.

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Consider a faster deployment option

Get up and running even faster – with the SAP Financial Close and Disclosure Management rapid-deployment solution. This preconfigured software and service package speeds go-live for best-in-class financial consolidation tools.
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Complete the installation steps
Refer to Installation Guide: SAP Disclosure Management* for a step-by-step overview of the installation process, including a list of required tools and associated documentation.

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Manage your SAP applications

Refer to SAP Disclosure Management User Help to learn how to manage, maintain, and run your SAP application at peak performance.

Ensure the security of SAP Disclosure Management

Download the SAP Disclosure Management Security Guide* for important information on ensuring the security of your software.

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Enhance your knowledge of SAP Disclosure Management

View the SAP Disclosure Management training and certification catalog of instructor-led courses and e-courses – and train when and where it’s convenient for you.

Stay up-to-date with our learning maps

Consultants, get role-specific learning maps with SAP implementation and operation information. These online knowledge products cover our latest products and upgrades.

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Upgrades

Plan and carry out a successful upgrade to the latest release of SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management – so you can take advantage of the new features and capabilities right away.

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Identify the upgrade paths

Download the Product Availability Matrix to review upgrade paths for SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management.

Download the matrix now

Identify dependencies

Use the Upgrade Dependency Analyzer to determine if your upgrade will have an impact on your other systems.

Access the analyzer

Plan your upgrade

The Upgrade Master Guide contains important information about SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management upgrade planning.

Read the guide*

Size the implementation

Use the Web-based Quick Sizer tool to help you select an economically balanced system based on your requirements.

Open the Quick Sizer tool*

Plan landscape changes

The Landscape Planner lets you visualize your existing system landscape, simulate changes, and analyze the impact. 

Use the planner

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Complete the upgrade steps

Refer to the SAP Disclosure Management Upgrade Guide for an overview of the upgrade process, including a list of required tools and associated documentation.

View the guide*

Ask the community

Visit the SAP Disclosure Management community for the latest technology news and updates. Ask questions, post comments, and discuss issues.

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Support

Get the support you need to keep SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management running at peak performance. Our experts can help you maximize the value of your software, take advantage of new business models and capabilities, and more.

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