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SAP BusinessObjects Strategy Management

Set ambitious goals – and reach them quickly – with our strategy management software

Set ambitious goals – and reach them quickly – with our strategy management software

Close the gap between business strategy and execution with SAP BusinessObjects Strategy Management. The software can help you identify key initiatives, create strategic plans, and take fast and effective action toward your goals. Align your whole team around objectives –and give everyone access to performance scorecards, KPI dashboards, benchmark analytics, collaboration tools, and more.

Why SAP BusinessObjects Strategy Management?

Because the software makes it easy to keep your strategic plans on track. Link operational processes to your business objectives, prioritize and focus resources, and improve overall strategy execution.

  • Enhance the strategic planning process and communicate priorities to individuals and teams
  • Monitor progress with intuitive performance scorecards and benchmark analytics
  • Improve visibility, collaboration, and decision making with a single source of data for everyone
  • Foster accountability by linking strategic goals, metrics, and progress
    to employee actions

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

Functional Capabilities

Strategic planning

  • Visually represent and communicate business strategies via strategy maps
  • Show strategy status through dynamic status indicators 


Benchmarking

  • Measure and compare performance against peer organizations


Strategy management

  • Manage budgeted initiatives (best practices), tasks (milestones), and sub-tasks (sub-milestones)


Performance scorecard management

  • Determine performance with easy-to-interpret scorecards – and drill into detailed screens for additional analysis and exception management
  • Gauge each business unit’s contribution to overall performance or compare performance against peer-group benchmarks


Alignment, collaboration, and communication

  • Vertically and horizontally align your organization to business strategies
  • Add and reply to comments associated with objectives, KPIs, and initiatives
  • Respond to time sensitive alerts on your homepage and via e-mail
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Technical Capabilities

Business user administration

  • Create libraries of objectives and KPIs based on organizational strategy
  • Let users categorize initiatives, manage scorecards, and control access

SAP BusinessObjects Strategy Management mobile app

  • View and analyze organizational performance
  • Manage strategic initiatives
  • Participate in threaded discussions
  • Respond to alerts
  • Read operational reviews
  • Work offline
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System requirements for SAP BusinessObjects Strategy Management

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

Systems Requirements Details

Database Platforms

  • DB2 FOR Z/OS
  • DB2 LUW 64-BIT
  • DB2/400
  • MAXDB 64-BIT
  • MS SQL SERVER IA64
  • MS SQL SERVER X86_64
  • ORACLE 64-BIT
  • SAP ASE FOR BUSINESS SUITE
Operating Systems
  • AIX 64
  • HP-UX ON IA64
  • LINUX ON X86_64
  • SOLARIS FOR X64
  • SOLARIS/SPARC 64
  • WINDOWS for X86_64
Web Browsers
  • Internet Explorer 9.0
  • Internet Explorer 10 Desktop
  • Internet Explorer 11 Desktop

Licensing and purchasing options for SAP BusinessObjects Strategy Management

The modular structure of SAP BusinessObjects Strategy 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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Consult Licensing SAP Software: A Guide for Buyers for general licensing information

Implementation

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

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Plan your installation

Refer to the SAP BusinessObjects Strategy Management Installation 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*.

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Complete the installation steps
Refer to the Installation Guide* for a step-by-step overview of the installation process, including a list of required tools and associated documentation.

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Ensure the security of your software
Download the SAP BusinessObjects Strategy Management Security Guide* for important information on ensuring the security of your software.
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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 Strategy 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 Strategy 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 Strategy Management upgrade planning.

Read the guide*

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 BusinessObjects Strategy Management Upgrade Master 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 BusinessObjects Strategy Management Community for the latest technology news and updates. Ask questions, post comments, and discuss issues.

Visit the community

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Support

Get the support you need to keep SAP BusinessObjects Strategy 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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