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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

Increase revenue and profitability through the ability to better strategize and plan, analyse and optimise, and close and disclose with SAP software for enterprise performance management, also known as corporate performance management. Use our software to:

  • Improve financial planning and analysis and escape Excel proliferation
  • Drive profitability with fact-based decisions
  • Deliver a faster, more reliable close to disclose
  • Reduce cost and risk

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 standardisation. 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 capitalise 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 organisation’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 organisational goals and achievements for superior performance

Translate strategy throughout the organisation 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.

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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.

Outperform your financial objectives

Meet and exceed your financial objectives and strategic goals – and ensure regulatory compliance – with SAP EPM. Learn how you can improve strategic planning and financial forecasting, make better decisions that drive profitability, and deliver a faster, more reliable financial close.

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