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What’s New in Planning for SAP S/4HANA 1610
Jason Reid, SAP
Michel Haesendonckx, SAP
Pras Chatterjee, SAP
December 2016

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Positioning of SAP Financial Planning Alternatives .

(BOC) © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.Financial Planning Solutions Deployment Options On-premise/Private Cloud BPC Standard Business Planning and 1. All rights reserved. Consolidations (BPC) BPC Embedded BPC Optimized for S4HANA SaaS (Public Cloud) Business Objects Cloud 2. Public 4 .

1.4 or SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation version higher and SAP HANA 1. Available on-premise or via Managed database (Private) Cloud on HEC BPC Optimized for S/4HANA SAP S/4HANA SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation version for NW + Add-on for S/4HANA. and License Structure Planning Options Prerequisites Corresponding Planning Solution to be licensed BPC Standard Model Any supported release and database SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation version for NetWeaver or SAP Business Objects Planning and Consolidation version for MS. Available on-premise or via Managed (Private) Cloud on HEC BOC for planning No SAP prerequisites SAP BusinessObjects Cloud Planning (Public or Private option) on HCP. © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. Available on-premise or via Managed (Private) Cloud on HEC BPC Embedded Model SAP BPC 10. Public 5 .0 as underlying for NetWeaver. SAP NetWeaver 7.Prerequisites.

Highly flexible design allowing Business Users (i. generally without IT Involvement. Embedded and BPC Optimized for S/4HANA Strong support for commentary in addition to full office support Single step report creation designed for business users with varying degrees of skill / expertise. are not for specific use cases addressed by maintain authorizations etc. © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.Use Cases for BPC Standard Model Use Case Explanation Highly Flexible. Public 6 . Business User Owned and Specifically designed to be owned and managed by the Business Managed Planning Applications. Admin / Power Users) to create new General go to solution where requirements planning models. cannot share directly with SAP Business Warehouse or ERP / S/4HANA No standard methodology / content to support migration to SAP BPC Optimized for S/4HANA as built on different models. Recommended front-end is the SAP EPM Add-in In order to support above however it does require data replication (master and transactional). All rights reserved. adapt dimensionality & properties. define calculations and business rules. It should be noted however that BPC Optimized for S/4HANA comes delivered with significant pre-built content already available.e.

move to SAP BPC optimized for S/4HANA in the future. Public 7 . for a SAP provides guidance on transition without re-implementation (how to similar purpose minimize future rework on moving from embedded to BPC optimized). All rights reserved. General Comment: Highly applicable to centrally maintained and managed applications. © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. No need to re-build Customers looking for deep integration with SAP BW and by Ability exists to leverage existing BW content and employ certain BW extension SAP ERP concepts which are not available with the standard model • Data which exists in SAP BW can be accessed and used for both planning and reporting without the need for data replication to BPC • Master Data and Meta-Data can be shared between BPC and BW without the need for replication • Embedded planning supports a multi-key figure model (similar for example to CO-PA) whereas the standard model uses a single key figure model Customer wishes to implement SAP BPC standalone today but SAP BPC Optimized for S/4HANA Finance is built on the embedded model.Use Cases for BPC Embedded Model Use Case Explanation Existing BW-IP (Integrated Planning) customers looking to Facilitates existing BW-IP customers taking advantage of HANA optimizations optimize on HANA while protecting existing investment.

based on Designed to support real time planning and forecasting on key dimensions the dimensionality of the Universal Journal. where the majority within the Universal Journal via real time access to S/4HANA transactional of the data upon which planning will be performed exists within and Master data without the need for data replication. no separate system requirements Delivers “content” designed to function “out of the box” with new Fiori-based reporting options © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. Embedded directly within the S/4HANA system itself so as to work directly on the data within the underlying S/4HANA environment (applicable to both single system and Central Finance scenarios) How does this differ from “Standard” BPC? Supports real-time access to master data and actuals maintained in SAP S/4HANA facilitating real-time monitoring and analysis thus eliminating the need for periodic data replication Fully integrates into the SAP S/4HANA system. Public 8 . the underlying S/4HANA system.Use Cases for BPC Optimized for S/4HANA Model Use Case and Overview of BPC Optimized Explanation Primary Use Case: Financial planning for S/4HANA. Effectively replaces and enhances certain financial planning capabilities SAP BPC optimized for S/4HANA enables financial planning previously available in SAP ERP capabilities provided by SAP BPC to be seamlessly integrated in SAP S/4HANA user interfaces and workflows. All rights reserved.

Public 9 .Example of Planning Ecosystem (Focused on BPC/S4 HANA Deployment) Strategic BPC Strategic Targets Tactical Sales Supply Chain Revenue Sales Demand Revenue HR Pricing Financial Statement Headcount & Personal Costs Cost Profit & Loss BPC / Success Factors Cost Center. Project Supply Internal Order Balance Sheet Activity Cost SCM Cash Flow Statement Capital Expenditure Product Cost Operational Production Asset Accounting Liquidity gATP BPC On S/4 Cap Ex HANA Liquidity Management © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.

optimized for SAP S/4HANA .SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation.

Public 11 .Typical Customer Situation Today • Total Flexiblity • No integration MS Excel • Data quality • No/ difficult process/ collaboration • Flexible modeling • Limited integration with Planning capabilities transactional environment application • Data redudancy • Higher TCO • ERP integration • Limited flexibility Planning in ECC • User interface (No Web UI / Excel grid) © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.

Excel. due to the restricted data SAP ERP (BW. …) model. customers do big parts of the SAP ERP (BW. BPC.0 EHP6 – Bring back operational planning to ERP External Planning – However. Excel. the flexible planning remains outside ERP Ÿ SAP BPC in SAP S/4HANA – Covers the whole planning process with SAP BPC Optimized one architecture in one system in SAP S/4HANA – Operational. BPC. Public 12 . …) planning process outside ERP Renovated Planning Ÿ Renovated Planning with ECC 6. All rights reserved. tactical and strategic with unified Planning Engine (BPC/BW-IP) planning with full flexibility © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.From Renovated Planning to SAP BPC Optimized for S/4HANA Ÿ Classical ERP Planning External Planning – Typically.

Public 13 .SAP BPC Optimized for S/4HANA Brings Together All Advantages Modeling HANA capabilities SAP BPC Optimized for S/4HANA Flexible UI ERP integration © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.

SAP Business Planning and Consolidation optimized for SAP S/4HANA Ÿ Financial planning capabilities provided by SAP Business Planning and Consolidation integrated in the SAP S/4HANA solution’s user interfaces and workflows. replacing current financial planning capabilities and supporting real- time planning and actual reporting and variance analysis Ÿ Deployable on a single system Ÿ Access in real time to master data and actuals (universal journal) from SAP S/4HANA Ÿ Data replication for purposes of planning no longer required Ÿ Single solution supporting the end-to-end planning and reporting process Ÿ Integrated planning across the finance functions – planning in one area automatically updates plan values within other areas (eliminates silos) Ÿ Delivered content designed to accelerate implementation Solution today © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. Public 14 .

SAP S/4HANA Finance: supporting live business now Shape new business models for growth Business Customer Collaborate and connect the Networks Experience “live” business Be an engine of insight Manage risks and help Finance ensure compliance Financial planning and analysis Treasury and financial risk management Accounting and financial close Optimize and automate Finance Enterprise risk and operations embedded compliance Workforce SAP HANA Platform Internet of Things Engagement and Big Data Security © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. Public 15 . All rights reserved.

What’s New in SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation and SAP S/4HANA 1610 On- Premise .

Workbook Redesign • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation. Public 17 . All rights reserved. optimized for S/4HANA delivers sample Analysis for Office workbooks (Previous) • Design of all planning workbooks have been adapted to meet SAP Fiori UX style guides • Delivers consistent user experience across the S/4HANA finance functions (Current) © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.

packaging © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. Public 18 .Sales Planning on Periods • Template and calculations provided to accommodate Sales Planning • Plan for sales across multiple dimensions including Material Group and/or Customer ID • Highly customizable to include granular fields in sales planning including distribution channel. country. All rights reserved.

Activity Price Planning • New Workbook to record the plan-rate for an internal activity • Determine the quantity-based output of a cost center • Measure the operating rate or the rate of capacity utilization of a cost center © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. Public 19 . All rights reserved.

Public 20 .Activity Consumption Planning • New workbook to record the expected quantity of a specific activity provided by a partner cost center • Derive and analyze cost center to cost center receiving vs sending activity • Leverage price sheets to calculate outputs © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.

Public 21 .Fixed Amounts Transfer Planning • New Workbook to plan for fix amount-transfers between cost centers © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved.

to distribution to sales and other areas as needed and driven by user • Gain meaningful insights from “what-if” scenarios © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. All rights reserved. Public 22 .Cost Simulation • Cost simulation is now able to also simulate the transfer of fixed amounts (beneath ratios and services) • Analysis for Office templates built with primary costs and distribution centers • Simulate on the fly sending costs from production.

for customer specific Field 1 planning dimensions Include COBL Include CO-PA • User adds field to FI coding block (COBL) or to CO-PA AcDocA include Field 1 Field n Field 2 • This field is automatically available in AcDocA and Include COBL AcDocP as both tables use the same Include Structure.Model Extension Tool § This tools shortens planning implementation by AcDocP generating info objects etc. Include CO-PA Plan Data Cube R01 Include y Field n • The new field can be added to BPC cube R01 using Field 1 Field 2 Model Extension Tool Field i1 … i99 Field i100 …i120 Field n © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company. Public 23 . All rights reserved.

Architecture: S/4HANA OP 1610 and Vision Beyond BPC: Periodic Planning Object based Planning Analysis Office Workbooks: Manual Planning and Reporting Query Planning Function Aggregation Level E.g. All rights reserved. Public 24 . MultiProvider Production orders Commercial VirtualProvider VirtualProvider Project Management HANA View HANA View InfoCube ACDOCA ACDOCP © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.

Public 25 . it is not a global decision - either ACDOCP or InfoCube Ÿ Planning persistency can be set even in the query or filter. by fix value or variable like any other characteristic Ÿ Data can be copied between ACDOCP and InfoCube via standard planning function Benefits of InfoCubes Ÿ In-Memory Planning (PAK) available Ÿ BPC features like Audit log. comments available Ÿ Customer can define own InfoCubes Benefits of ACDOCP Ÿ CDS-Reporting will be available in future Ÿ Object based planning like production orders will write into ACDOCP in future © 2016 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.ACDOCP and InfoCube Both planning persistencies (ACDOCP and InfoCube) can be used. All rights reserved. provisional master data.

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