Configure and use FP&A with SAP Analytics Cloud!

SAP Analytics Cloud: Financial Planning and Analysis







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468 pages, , Print edition hardcover
ISBN 978-1-4932-2236-0
468 pages,
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ISBN 978-1-4932-2237-7
468 pages, , Print edition hardcover
E-book formats: EPUB, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-2238-4
FP&A is now in the cloud! In this comprehensive guide, begin by provisioning your data for financial planning and analysis in SAP Analytics Cloud. Then follow step-by-step instructions to set up the planning process and use SAP Analytics Cloud’s automated planning logic to calculate key metrics. Learn how to perform simulations to model what-if scenarios, streamline your planning workflow, and share results with stakeholders. With details on implementation best practices, this is your all-in-one resource!
  • Master financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting in SAP Analytics Cloud with step-by-step instructions
  • Connect to source systems and model financial planning data
  • Run automatic planning logic, simulations, and what-if analysis for your organization
About the Book About the E-book 468 pages, hardcover, 1.1 in. Foreword by Andrew Johnson. Reference book format 7 x 10 in. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Casebound for durability. Reader-friendly serif font (TheAntiquaB 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. E-book in full color. PDF (42.3 MB), EPUB (25.4 MB) file for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print-out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you’ll learn about:

  1. Defining and Modeling Data

    Provision and model your FP&A data in SAP Analytics Cloud. Evaluate and configure source connectors, step by step; then model your data metrics and dimensions for planning and analysis.

  2. Planning Process

    Get planning up and running! Manage your planning versions and inject your own inputs and assumptions into SAP Analytics Cloud. Learn how to run driver-based planning and perform allocations and currency conversion.

  3. Data Analysis

    Assess your financial data in SAP Analytics Cloud. Explore your reporting and analysis options, use simulations for what-if analysis, and leverage augmented analytics capabilities and predictive scenarios.

Highlights include:

  • Data modeling
  • Planning versions and inputs
  • Automated planning
  • Planning allocations
  • Currency conversion
  • Reporting
  • What-if analysis
  • Simulations
  • Planning workflows
  • Stakeholder groups
  • Implementation

Satwik Das is an associate partner at TruQua, an IBM company. He has more than 15 years of experience leading and managing large-scale SAP analytics, financial planning, and finance transformation projects.

Marius Berner is a principal business analytics consultant at TruQua, an IBM company, with more than seven years of experience designing, implementing, and delivering solutions for planning, budgeting, forecasting, analytics, performance management, and financial consolidations.

Suvir Shahani is a cloud planning and consolidation specialist with more than 22 years of experience working with clients across various industry verticals, including financial services, CPG, manufacturing, energy, pharmaceutical, distribution, and consumer electronics.

Ankit Harish is a senior managing consultant at TruQua, an IBM company, and has more than 15 years of experience in finance analytics.

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