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Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Solutions

Plan and simulate in the moment, be the engine of insight, and improve results with enterprise performance management

As part of digital transformation initiatives, CFOs are driving business model innovation in many organizations. Increase revenue and profitability through the ability to better strategize and plan, analyze and optimize profitability, and close and disclose results with SAP software for enterprise performance management, also known as corporate performance management.

Use our software to:

  • Make better decisions and seize new revenue opportunities
  • Increase organizational agility and accelerate planning cycles
  • Improve profitability across the business
  • Reduce time, errors, and cost of regulatory filings and disclosures

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Solution Capabilities

Included Capabilities

Corporate Close

Improve speed, reliability, and compliance with consolidated reporting

Support legal and management consolidation and reporting capabilities for corporate close processes – all within the same tool. Save time and money by providing timely, reliable information. Support multiple currencies and global reporting standards in a faster, automated fashion. As a result, companies can maintain a fully documented audit trail for regulatory compliance and reduced audit costs.

SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation | SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation

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Entity Close

Achieve timely and accurate closes with collaborative, automated processes

Accelerate the entity close through automation and standardization. Templates can be used across multiple entities and closing cycles to improve corporate governance, share best practices, and drive efficiency. Support quick and efficient peer-to-peer reconciliation of intercompany balances and invoices between group subsidiaries. Plus, you can run closing processes across multiple SAP and third-party software.

SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation | SAP BusinessObjects Intercompany

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Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting

Streamline and enhance financial planning and analysis

Spend less effort on transactional work and more time on planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis to better support the business. With automated processes such as data aggregation and embedded calculations and reporting, more time is available to model and simulate what-if scenarios to quickly identify and capitalize on growth opportunities and reduce risks. As a result, you can boost planning accuracy and reduce cycle time.

SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation | SAP BusinessObjects Cloud

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Profitability and Cost Management

Gain deeper insight into profitability and cost factors

Act decisively with a clear understanding of how your decisions will impact profitability and cost. Identify your most profitable customers, channels, and products. Run what-if scenarios across multiple dimensions. But most of all, get a clear picture of your organization’s cost drivers and align resources with your business strategy.

SAP BusinessObjects Profitability and Cost Management

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Reporting and Disclosure

Reduce the time, cost, and risk of regulatory filings and disclosures

Accelerate financial reporting and disclosure with fact-based decision making. Access relevant information anytime and anywhere to better understand business needs for quick and confident action. Generate pixel-perfect reports and clear, understandable metrics to gain visibility into what's driving the business. With this transparency and insight, you can boost profitability, reduce risk, and comply with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and local GAAP or US GAAP.

SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management

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Strategy Development and Translation

Align organizational goals and achievements for superior performance

Translate strategy throughout the organization with a scorecard approach by using strategy development and translation solutions from SAP. Capture cross-functional, qualitative, and quantitative performance measures and determine the interrelationship of each task to one another. Cascade scorecards, metrics, and targets to clarify priorities, drive accountability, and improve collaboration.

SAP BusinessObjects Strategy Management | SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation

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Gartner 2016 CPM Magic Quadrants

Not once but twice – SAP a Leader in new Gartner Magic
Quadrants for Corporate Performance Management

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Take the fast lane with rapid deployment

Best practices and preconfigured analytical content via rapid-deployment solutions speed up implementation of complex planning, consolidation, and financial close processes.

Reimagine the way you do business with SAP Digital Business Services

Businesses everywhere are transforming into digital enterprises – but it’s not always that easy. SAP Digital Business Services can help guide your transformation journey every step of the way, from strategy to technology implementation and beyond.

Our experts take a holistic approach, helping you identify and implement new processes and capabilities while ensuring your operations continue to run smoothly. We’ll work to make sure your SAP software delivers ongoing, unsurpassed value as you address the evolving demands of the digital economy. 

Keys to a Fast, Clean Close

Streamline financial close through continuous business review and improvement of both elements so finance professionals can focus on more strategic work and decision making.

Financial Planning and Analysis 2016

This CFO Research report highlights the growing importance of financial planning and analysis to the enterprise and the value of instant insights in a fast-paced digital economy.

BI and planning: better together

According to new BARC research, companies that use integrated software for business intelligence (BI) and planning experience far fewer problems than companies that use separate tools. Find out why – in this report.
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