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SAP RealSpend

SAP RealSpend

SAP RealSpend, a new Cloud Finance application that provides visibility and access to up-to-the-minute budget and spending information.

Based on SAP Cloud Platform, SAP RealSpend uses cloud
technology to pull data from core financial reporting systems, allowing line managers to perform ad hoc spend analysis and other “on-the-fly” calculations, enabling live business processing. 

Why SAP RealSpend?

SAP RealSpend enables line managers to proactively manage spending in real time for all current and future activities maximizing budget utilization.

  • Gain a complete, accurate picture of spending at any point in time
  • Empower decision makers and remove complexity at corporate level with easy to use features
  • Manage your spending actively and improve decision making
  • Analyze any spend category in detail to better cope with unforeseen situations
  • Set and adjust sub-budgets easily and ensures adherence to corporate budgets
  • Flexibly rearrange available budgets to prioritize and structure spending objects dynamically

Product Capabilities

Functional Capabilities
Complete, accurate picture of spending at any point in time - Get a complete and integrated view of enterprise budget targets, spend, and future expenses in real time.
  • Augment financial data with future expenses
  • Analyze spending at any level of aggregation, down to granular line items
  • Supplement and personalize corporate structures with customized dimensions
Easy visibility of spend performance - Quickly respond to unforeseen situations with intuitive re-planning tools.
  • Rapidly re-plan within a given budget – whenever necessary
  • Eliminate manual work to reduce errors and costs
Active spend management - Support budget monitoring in every moment with real-time spend analysis and management.
  • Instantly view both current and future (pending) expenses
  • Use flexible tagging to report on new dimensions and characteristics on the fly
  • Run what-if analysis to determine budget scenarios throughout the year
Technical Capabilities
  • Hybrid architecture - Built on the SAP Cloud Platform, SAP RealSpend offers a hybrid architecture with high security standards and data protection. It is fully extensible, and can be coupled with SAP S/4HANA.
  • Real-time integration with SAP S/4HANA Finance - Use a pre-configured connector to integrate SAP RealSpend with SAP S/4HANA Finance
  • SAP HANA engine - SAP RealSpend leverages the in-memory power of SAP HANA to bring you spend analytics and predictive algorithms.  

System Requirements

SAP RealSpend is a cloud solution and requires an SAP Cloud Platform account.

Licensing & Purchasing

SAP RealSpend is deployed in the cloud, and is licensed on a per user, subscription basis. Please contact an SAP Account Executive for more information.


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