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SAP Collaborative Enterprise Planning

SAP Analytics Cloud & SAP Integrated Business Planning

Extend your strategic, financial, and operational planning processes with SAP solutions for Collaborative Enterprise Planning

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Empower Business Users with SAP Analytics Cloud

SAP Analytics Cloud Planning presents an integrated and collaborative enterprise planning solution. The strategic end-to-end approach aligns and unifies the planning process, whilst enabling business users to collaborate across the organisation. The solution can have a positive impact on every business area by breaking down data silos, bringing the teams together, and empowering them with real-time information.

In today’s volatile business environment, it’s essential to always be planning for the future. Therefore, your planning needs to extend from finance and marketing to sales and human resources to ensure plans are unified and form a collaborative process.

A New Standard for Collaborative Enterprise Planning with SAP Analytics Cloud

We can now analyse, plan, predict, and report in one solution. SAP allows us to discuss business plans in context which provides accountability and greater support for the business.

Dan Flynn, IT Business Partner, Premier Foods plc.

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Why SAP Analytics Cloud for Enterprise Planning?

Why SAP Analytics Cloud for Planning?

Modern planning requires a tool integrated into your IT landscape that can support the individual steps in the planning process and guarantee that reliable plan values and real-time analysis can be called up at any time. An engaging and functionally rich planning interface puts planning directly in the hands of the people responsible for planned numbers.

SAP Analytics Cloud provides one unified tool to predict, plan and analyse in one place and gives you all the insights you need to produce the most accurate plans. Embedded collaboration and plan process management assists to ensure plans are always up to date and have the right contribution from the right contributors.

The Strategy for Planning

A consistent and continuous planning strategy

Extends beyond the financial domain into other areas of enterprise planning and analysis, bringing immediate benefits to your organisation

Collaborative planning across organisation

Enables collaborative planning across multiple departments with powerful visualisations and predictive planning

Real-time business management

Plan and analyse directly within your SAP enterprise solutions for instant insight

Sales and financial plans

Analyse, plan, predict and report all in one place and benefit from efficiency, accuracy and cost savings.

High-level business planning & decisions

Improved financial certainty, improved customer service and lower business risk

Visualise performance metrics

Adjust drivers on the screen to simulate the impact of decisions

Healthier, more profitable business

Consistent modelling and planning processes across the organisation will provide improved analytics

Our Ready-to-Run Planning Solutions

Project Planning

Project Planning

Used to analyse project revenues, costs and manage project resources. The solution enables planners to capture project expense budgets and plans based on a work breakdown structure (WBS). Project planning is integrated with availability control functions and budget consistency checks in SAP S/4HANA.

Workforce Planning

Headcount / Workforce Planning

Designed to anticipate future workforce requirements, manage the short and medium-term impact on your existing resources and align your long-term plans. The solution includes pre-built calculations for social security, pensions and bonus, workforce analysis and salary planning with automatic on-cost calculations. (The planning solution can also be integrated with SAP SuccessFactors).

Financial Planning

Financial Planning

A new standard for planning, reporting & analysis by combining business intelligence and planning tools into a single application. Includes pre-built Profit & Loss statements, balance sheet calculations and reporting, and cash flow planning with inbuilt currency conversion. The Financial Planning solution also integrates with SAP S/4HANA.

Commercial Planning

Commercial Planning / Revenue

An industry-specific planning tool that brings input to any level of product or customer structure. Predominantly used to assist in planning revenue and costs including New Product Development. You will be able to align brand and sales budget and review the impact of Costs of goods with additional insight.

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning

High-level planning model, supporting the medium to long term planning process setting of priorities and also includes the focus of energy and resources in the years to come. The model enables high-level planning and adjustments to support senior personnel with defining their goals and outcomes.

Capex Planning

Capex Planning

Facilitate the reporting of commitments against the capital budget. It provides an overview of planning by consolidating direct and indirect costs on Assets, Projects and Cost Centers. The solution allows users to view the current status report, update projects by capital request, verify the operational plan and set the strategic objectives for the upcoming years.

Our Planning Capabilities & Ready-to-Run Approach

The key focus of our Ready-to-Run solutions is to enable a faster time to deployment, with pre-built solutions that assist in the delivery of the planning needs, reducing ambiguity and increasing confidence in data.

Planning applications on SAP Analytics Cloud can be deployed individually or collectively as separate models. These models can be set up to work in connection with one another where data generated in one could be used to feed another model. This setup allows for an integrated and scalable planning solution that can gradually grow as the requirements change and evolve over time.

What does this mean for your organisation?

  • Pre-built robust processes tested and validated in the system.
  • Easier to validate outcomes against a demonstrable base system.
  • Upskilling assistance of business users and administrators to support and use the tool going forward.
  • A pre-defined delivery process with phases and documentation to support each step.
  • Supporting content, knowledge transfer and configuration of bespoke requirements to make the most of the pre-built content.

Demo Session

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Webinar Recording
Workforce Planning

Find out more about Workforce Planning, a Ready-to-Run solution that combines analytics with workforce requirements to help you manage and adjust your planning process. This short session includes an overview of the solution alongside integrated planning and analytics, with a live demonstration.

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Why Choose NTT DATA Business Solutions?

  • SAP Global Platinum Partner with expertise across the SAP suite (SAP ECC/S4, SF, BW)
  • Over 10 years of experience in delivering planning projects using SAP tools
  • The only partner with referenceable UK planning projects
  • Expertise in support systems and technical integration for planning processes, including analytical capabilities, technical architects, delivery and integration of SAP S/4HANA solutions and SAP SuccessFactors
  • Providing additional Services: Application Management Services (AMS), dedicated training and value acceleration programmes

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