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SAP Consolidation Solutions – Strategy .

aligned with the S/4HANA Finance concept of support for real-time business.Terminology: Real Time Consolidation: An integrated application designed to support real-time access to transactional and Master data within S/4HANA Finance with limited or no data replication of the underlying data. or non-infringement Internal 4 . fitness for a particular purpose. either express or implied. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. without a warranty of any kind. All rights reserved. This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. . Please refer to slides 9 and 10 for further details Traditional Consolidation: A separate dedicated application designed to support sourcing of data from multiple systems via periodic replication of transactional data. the implied warranties of merchantability. In addition Master and Meta data must also either be replicated or maintained directly in both systems. including but not limited to.

Complete the full S/4HANA Finance picture . This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. Internal Our goal for real-time consolidation . either express or implied. Maintain the unique BPC value proposition of Unified Planning and Consolidations for BPC Optimized for S/4HANA This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. or non-infringement Internal 5 . fitness for a particular purpose. without a warranty of any kind. Clear step forward to combine advantages of our different consolidation solutions into one product . the implied warranties of merchantability. Bring Consolidation as integral part of every S4HANA system to close the door for any 3rd party consolidation software . All rights reserved. Innovate where no other vendor is innovating – a truly unique value proposition . including but not limited to.

U+1 U+3 U+5 U+10 COI etc. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. U+1 U+3 U+5 U+10 Potential time saved This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. or non-infringement Internal 6 . including but not limited to. the implied warranties of merchantability. Continuous accounting Elimination Final Report (intercompany. either express or implied. All rights reserved.The potential future close-calendar COI etc. without a warranty of any kind. 31. currency translation. fitness for a particular purpose. 31. Elimination Currency Final Report Traditional Intercomp Consolidation Data upload month 30. validation) Real-Time Consolidation month 30.

Real Time Consolidation Vision within SAP S4/HANA Finance S/4HANA Finance SAP Business Planning and Consolidation SAP ERP Planning Consolidation (Available today) (Planned) Central Finance SAP ERP SAP Accounting SAP Cash Management Real time Integration (Available today) (Available today) (Available Today) Non-SAP SAP HANA ERP  The universal journal as the foundation  Shared master data and actuals  “Real-Time” data access. either express or implied. without a warranty of any kind. no replication of data  Aggregation. or non-infringement Internal 7 . planning and consolidation on-the-fly  Single. This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. including but not limited to. All rights reserved. integrated environment  Central Finance option available to support real-time posting of financial transactions from external SAP and non-SAP Systems. the implied warranties of merchantability. fitness for a particular purpose.

without a warranty of any kind. All rights reserved. including but not limited to.Expected customer benefits Business • Close and Disclose earlier • Reduce effort of closing process • Provide „as if“ consolidated data during month • Allow better top down steering based on consolidated KPI`s IT • Eliminate data replication and synchronisation costs • Reduced maintenance effort (merge of Transactional and Consolidation to 1-System) This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. the implied warranties of merchantability. either express or implied. or non-infringement Internal 8 . fitness for a particular purpose. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.

Who wants real-time consolidation? 1) Financial Services 2) Big customer – looking to further shorten their closing process 3) Small customers – who want one solution for full accounting and closing 4) Central Finance Customers This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. without a warranty of any kind. All rights reserved. or non-infringement Internal 9 . This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. fitness for a particular purpose. including but not limited to. either express or implied. the implied warranties of merchantability.

 Traditional* solution option for customers looking for a unified planning and consolidations solution with a Microsoft technology preference version for Microsoft (BPC MS) Classic Solutions Strategic Enterprise Management –  Traditional* best of breed non-unified consolidation solution on the SAP NetWeaver / BW platform. SAP Financial Consolidation (FC)  Traditional* best of breed non-unified. either express or implied. SAP Business Planning and Consolidation.  Solution on which the new Real-time Consolidation capabilities for S/4HANA version for NetWeaver (BPC NW) Finance. or non-infringement Internal 10 .SAP Solutions for Legal and Management Consolidation Go to Market Solutions SAP Business Planning and Consolidation. including but not limited to. All rights reserved. broadly adopted. BELUX and Japan. without a warranty of any kind. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. without the need for data replication. fitness for a particular purpose. the implied warranties of merchantability. Business Consolidation (SEM-BCS)  Ongoing enhancements within the scope of existing functionality Enterprise Controlling – Consolidation  Maintenance mode only System (EC-CS) *** New decision This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. are currently being developed ***  Traditional* best of breed consolidation solution supporting unified planning and consolidations on the SAP NetWeaver / BW platform. non SAP NetWeaver / BW consolidation solution broadly adopted in particular in regions such as France. in particular in Germany.

either express or implied. the implied warranties of merchantability. fitness for a particular purpose. All rights reserved. FIM or Flat File Business BPC  Data is replicated into BPC at a more summary level than transactional Suite data in the Business Suite Scenario 2 Business BPC  Scenario 1 Benefits Suite  Speed and compression of HANA database HANA HANA Scenario 3  Scenario 1 & 2 Benefits SAP BPC  Single system  Standard model can be implemented today but with data replication S/4HANA  Embedded model planned to access actual transactional data (universal journal) and master data from S/4HANA real time without replication SAP HANA * All scenarios support data being loaded from multiple data sources. or non-infringement Internal 11 . SAP and non-SAP. without a warranty of any kind.SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) Deployment scenarios for data being sourced from SAP Accounting* Scenario 1  Unified Planning and Consolidation  Load data from multiple sources via SAP BW. including but not limited to. Use case for third scenario however assumes majority of data exists in underlying S/4HANA / Central Finance environment This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.

SAP’s unique value proposition for Consolidations SAP BPC Optimized for S/4HANA Real Time Data Access Unified Planning & Consolidation for 1 Ability to analyze consolidated actual and plan results both 6 S/4HANA Finance “before” and subsequent to close in near real time Shared master data. eliminates need for time consuming reconciliation 7 both management & legal re-organizations and simulations processes and analysis of data inconsistencies without undergoing major re-work Reduced Time to Close Consolidation Data to Desired Level of 3 Time from close of books to availability of fully consolidated 8 Granularity and signed-off statements radically reduced. including but not limited to. business functions. reporting. All rights reserved. significantly Level at which data is consolidated no longer subject to more time to analyze as opposed to process traditional performance limitations Single Source of Truth and Book of Validation and Preparation at Source 4 Record 9 Data available real time not just at period end. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. significantly less data movement to Ability to consolidate at level of granularity required to support 2 manage. Errors can be Ability to post and correct at source which provides fully corrected at source not left undetected until period end consistent data across the entire finance function Enhanced Visualization Support for Soft Close 5 Top of the line visualization capabilities using SAP Fiori and 10 Ability to identify issues pre-period end so as to have SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence tools corrected prior to closing This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. security Reduced Total Cost of Ownership Ease of Restatement and Simulation Single environment. the implied warranties of merchantability. fitness for a particular purpose. or non-infringement Internal 12 . without a warranty of any kind. either express or implied.

SAP Consolidation Solutions – Roadmap .

either express or implied.SAP Business Planning and Consolidation. customers  End-to-end line-of business (LoB) can perform financial consolidation on real-time actual data from SAP S/4HANA without modeling data replication  Enhanced journal  Enables business users to easily define and execute their own planning scenario with reduced IT involvement  Advanced consolidation monitor  Improved journal posting usability with new multiple journal templates and journal  Advanced incremental validations consolidation  Customers can improve efficiency by defining consolidation-related tasks in the  Continuous UX improvements consolidation monitor  Advanced comment  Enhanced record-based incremental consolidation to reduce consolidation time  Integration with predictive  Refined UX for better usability and performance on SAP Business Planning and analytics Consolidation HTML5 Web client  Integration with SAP  Full commentary capabilities. including but not limited to. fitness for a particular purpose. leverage existing investments  Integration between SAP Business Planning and  Converged office client providing harmonized UX for both SAP Business Planning and Consolidation and SAP Consolidation standard and embedded Disclosure Management  Seamless data integration to SAP Disclosure Management Planned innovations This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. version for SAP NetWeaver Red = consolidation specific topics Scope Key benefits  Real-time consolidation  With consolidation on SAP Business Planning and Consolidation embedded. enhancing complex planning processes BusinessObjects Design Studio and SAP Lumira software  More accurate planning with user-friendly predictive capabilities using the predictive analysis library in SAP HANA  Continuous office client convergence  Able to easily build and deploy mobile-enabled analytical applications. the implied warranties of merchantability. without a warranty of any kind. or non-infringement Internal 14 . All rights reserved. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.

either express or implied.Roadmap Embedded / Real-Time Consolidations: Standard Model Embedded Model (First Release Embedded Model (future SPs) Consolidation Monitor now available) Ownership Ownership Enhanced Consolidation Monitor Ownership Calculation  Ownership Manager Ownership Control  Ownership Calculation  Ownership Manager  Control Monitor Control  Ownership Calculation  Control Report  Control Monitor Control Business Rules  Control Report  Control Monitor US Elimination Journal  Control Report  Equity Pick Up Business Rules Journal Parallelization Consolidation  Elimination and Adjustment Business Rules  Currency Conversion  Elimination and Adjustment Capability to consume S/4HANA data without  Balance Carry Forward  Currency Conversion data replication  IC Data & IC Matching  Balance Carry Forward (both transaction data and master data)  Account Transformation  IC Data & IC Matching  US Elimination  Account Transformation In-memory calculation logic within HANA  Equity Pick Up  Us Elimination Incremental Consolidation  Equity Pick Up Parallelization Consolidation Incremental Consolidation Parallelization Consolidation This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. fitness for a particular purpose. including but not limited to. without a warranty of any kind. or non-infringement Internal 15 . the implied warranties of merchantability.

Difference in BPC modelling Calculation Calculation Engine Engine BPC Modelling Modelling BPC Model Dimension Aggregation Level BW BW Infoprovider Infoobject Infoprovider Infoobject Standard Model Embedded Model This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. either express or implied. including but not limited to. fitness for a particular purpose. or non-infringement Internal 16 . the implied warranties of merchantability. without a warranty of any kind. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.

either express or implied. the implied warranties of merchantability. or non-infringement Internal 17 . including but not limited to. without a warranty of any kind. and the related ownership/rate cube This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.Modelling New modelling UI for consolidation on embedded model Assign one real time cube. fitness for a particular purpose. All rights reserved.

This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. without a warranty of any kind. user just needs to map the existing infoobjects to different dimension types Assign the aggregation level Dimension type mapping This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. either express or implied. fitness for a particular purpose. the implied warranties of merchantability. or non-infringement Internal 18 .Modelling Instead of creating dimensions. including but not limited to. All rights reserved.

Modelling User also needs to map the attributes for different infoobjects Attributes mapping This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. without a warranty of any kind. either express or implied. the implied warranties of merchantability. including but not limited to. or non-infringement Internal 19 . fitness for a particular purpose. All rights reserved.

or non-infringement Internal 20 . This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. fitness for a particular purpose. including but not limited to.YTD vs Periodic storage Following the embedded model concept. In business rule. it will still support both periodic calculation and YTD calculation. All rights reserved. either express or implied. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. the consolidation on embedded model will also use the periodic storage type. But the data storage is different. without a warranty of any kind. the implied warranties of merchantability. which is different with standard model.

without a warranty of any kind. either express or implied. fitness for a particular purpose. the implied warranties of merchantability. including but not limited to.Reporting for YTD value To display YTD value in a AO report. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. or non-infringement Internal 21 . user needs to create a special calculation key figure Calculation Key Figure This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice.

This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. including but not limited to.Account type conversion In standard model. which is the build-in BPC logic. to reverse the sign for different account members needs to done by some special configurations. Step 1: enable ‘Reverse +/.Sign’ for related infoobject This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. In embedded model. the implied warranties of merchantability. or non-infringement Internal 22 . the reporting logic will reverse the sign according to the account type. either express or implied. without a warranty of any kind. All rights reserved. fitness for a particular purpose.

This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. fitness for a particular purpose. including but not limited to. or non-infringement Internal 23 . the implied warranties of merchantability. SAP Business Planning and Consolidation version for NW on HANA is the solution upon which “real-time” consolidation inclusive of direct real time integration with SAP Accounting in SAP S/4HANA Finance is being realized and therefore the generally recommended solution where a customer is looking for Consolidation capabilities fully aligned with S/4HANA Finance. without a warranty of any kind. All rights reserved. SAP BPC MS. either express or implied. SAP FC and SEM-BCS) continue to be fully supported and have ongoing enhancements.Summary: All existing solutions (SAP BPC NW. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.

either express or implied. functional differences and considerations to be able to move to real time in the future resources have been identified in each region to assist with these discussions. fitness for a particular purpose. the implied warranties of merchantability. without a warranty of any kind. Please ensure that the following people are advised and brought into the discussions with these customers. 2. This document is provided © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.1 SP 11) OR customers implementing planning on the embedded model and who wish to maintain unified planning and consolidations. or non-infringement Internal 24 . All rights reserved. As noted previously the current release of consolidations running on the embedded model is Intended primarily for customers who wish to move to Real time consolidations when available but current implementation timelines would not allow them to wait for delivery of the first release working directly on S/4HANA data (planned for S/4HANA release 1610 / BPC NW 10. In order to ensure that any customer looking to commence implementation on the embedded model today is fully aware of the current limitations.Assistance with opportunities/discussion Pre S/4HANA 1610: 1. APJ: Roy Jin EMEA / MEE: Holger Handel (Thorsten Jopp) The Americas: Kirk Anderson This presentation and SAP‘s strategy and possible future developments are subject to change and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. including but not limited to. 3. Delivery of real-time consolidations model and corresponding info-objects planned for delivery end of Q2 is key for customers to be able to start implementation today and move to “real-time consolidations” as functionality becomes available.

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