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Policy, Strategy, and Governance Solutions

Shape your city's response to a fast-changing world

Help your city plan and allocate resources to accommodate rapid economic, social, and technological changes. Our software with state-of-the-art functionality can help your city planners align performance and tactics with strategy and vision. Define strategies, and model cost drivers. Improve forecasting, and analyze data in real time.

Solution Capabilities

Explore the capabilities of our policy, strategy, and governance solutions:

Strategy Development and Translation

Align strategic and operational goals across urban organizations

Develop and translate strategy using a scorecard approach. Our software can help your city managers:

  • Capture cross-functional qualitative and quantitative measures of performance to highlight the interrelationship of tasks
  • Integrate planning and budgeting across organizations
  • Clarify priorities, drive accountability, and improve collaboration with scorecards, metrics, and targets
  • Set and communicate risk-adjusted performance objectives to align with key organizational goals
Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting

Achieve predetermined key performance indicators in a defined time period

Streamline planning, budgeting, and forecasting across departments by following user-friendly, workflow-driven, and data-driven approaches. SAP software can help you:

  • Plan for resources by achieving key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Quantify activities needed to fulfill short- and long-term plans
  • Connect planning with human capital management and integrate all software to align planning cycles
  • Collaborate across financial accounting and improve accuracy of budgeting and forecasting
Investment and Construction

Plan investments and manage construction work with integrated functionality

Analyze investment and property portfolio alternatives and details. Gain insights and reduce risk by tracking project budgets, milestones, and delivery. Make better decisions using consistent data. Our software can help you:

  • Keep projects on track by managing process steps and automating payments and reminders
  • Track architectural, usage, and land data
  • Communicate with suppliers and save time in supplier collaboration
  • Improve the bidding process by communicating bids electronically
Sustainability Reporting

Disclose sustainability performance to internal and external stakeholders

Manage and report sustainability performance holistically across environmental, social, and financial metrics. SAP solutions can help your organization take advantage of embedded content and best practices:

  • Transition from gathering data to driving sustainability improvements
  • Improve management of sustainability performance
  • Prioritize sustainability initiatives
  • Disclose status confidently to all stakeholders
Data Visualization

Use data to tell stories that captivate audiences through data visualization

Empower business users of all skills to better understand data - so they can turn that data into compelling and engaging stories for specific audiences. With intuitive data visualization solutions from SAP, your business users can quickly and easily:

  • Combine data from multiple sources
  • Visualize data and analyze trends
  • Share infographics and data stories
Predictive Modeling

Plan for the unexpected with automated predictive modeling

Create a predictive modeling environment for both business analysts and data scientists. Give them the automated tools they need to build sophisticated predictive models for every data mining function imaginable – in days, not weeks or months. With SAP, data scientists can build models using “R” algorithms and predictive algorithms native in our in-memory platform.


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