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A Guide to Leveraging SAP

Rapid Deployment
Solutions for Finance and
Controlling
Julien Delvat
Alta Via Consulting

2014 ERP Corp. All rights reserved.

Intro Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_QaYXIu5WI

Topics

Traditional Projects Fail


What does an RDS contain?
How to find the right RDS for you?
Which RDS for Finance and Controlling?
Summary

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Traditional Projects Fail


54% of ERP implementations fail on cost, duration and scope*

* Panorama Consulting 2012 ERP Report

Achieve Your IT and Business Goals Of

Speed

Faster solution deployments for a faster time to


value

Agility

Adopt break-through technology on your terms


for more agility in challenging market conditions

Reduce complexity from software deployments


with preconfigured on premise and cloud
Simplicity
solutions that minimize disruption to the
business
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Shorter Time to Value Through Best Practices

Best Practices for Faster Adoption

Address Both Standard and Unique Needs

Topics

Traditional Projects Fail


What does an RDS contain?
How to find the right RDS for you?
Which RDS for Finance and Controlling?
Summary

Start of first section:


List the main points in your presentation and insert this slide at
the start of each new topic. Move the highlighted box down for
each new section. This divides your presentation into easy to
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Demo

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Topics

Traditional Projects Fail


What does an RDS contain?
How to find the right RDS for you?
Which RDS for Finance and Controlling?
Summary

Start of first section:


List the main points in your presentation and insert this slide at
the start of each new topic. Move the highlighted box down for
each new section. This divides your presentation into easy to
follow sections.

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Where to find RDS?

http://www.sap.com/solution/rapid-deployment.html
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How to Search for an RDS?

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Example of RDS

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Alternate Way

SAP Store also contains RDS by partners

http://store.sap.com/
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Get Updates from SCN

http://scn.sap.com/community/rapid-deployment
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Topics

Traditional Projects Fail


What does an RDS contain?
How to find the right RDS for you?
Which RDS for Finance and Controlling?
Summary

Start of first section:


List the main points in your presentation and insert this slide at
the start of each new topic. Move the highlighted box down for
each new section. This divides your presentation into easy to
follow sections.

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SAP HANA Accelerated Finance and Controlling

Speed financial, CO-PA, overhead, material ledger, and production


cost reporting
Accelerate time-critical processes and eliminate operational
redundancies
Ensure service levels and provide self-service reporting for end users
Take advantage of preconfigured software optimized for rapid
deployment
Applies to: Financial Accounting, Controlling, Material Ledger,
Production Cost Analysis, Profitability Analysis
http://www.sap.com/solution/rapid-deployment/software/hana-accelerated-erp-financial-reporting/index.html

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SAP Net Margin Analysis powered by SAP HANA

Find new ways to improve net margins by reducing or eliminating


hidden costs
Easily drill down to customer and
product-level detail
Model costing strategies and tactics
to understand their potential impact
on margins
Analyze huge volumes of data in real
time with our in-memory platform
Extend analytic dashboards and reports to your mobile workforce
Leverage your existing investments in SAP HANA, SAP CO-PA
Accelerator, and our BI platform
http://www.sap.com/solution/rapid-deployment/software/hana-net-margin-analysis/index.html

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Migration of SAP BW to SAP HANA


(officially: Rapid database migration of
SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse to SAP HANA)

Gain crucial insight and enable faster decision making with


dramatically faster access to key information
Preserve your investment in SAP BW without disruption
Reduce costs with simplified administration and a streamlined IT
landscape
http://www.sap.com/solution/rapid-deployment/software/data-warehouse-migration-hana-netweaver/index.html

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Benefits of SAP BW on HANA

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Operational Reporting
(officially: SAP ERP Rapid Deployment Solution
For Operational Reporting powered by SAP HANA)

Deliver real-time analytics and reporting on large volumes of ERP data

Deliver flexible end-user reporting with powerful data slicing and dicing capabilities

Provide easy access to up-to-date, ad hoc information - including mobile devices to all business users

Enable more business transparency across the organization by utilizing all data

Rapidly respond to business needs and to react more quickly to changes with SAP
HANA

Get quicker time-to value with predefined data models

http://www.sap.com/solution/rapid-deployment/software/hana-erp-operational-reporting/index.html

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Details on Operational Reporting


Supported by SAP HANA Live
(aka SAP HANA Analytics Foundation, aka SHAF)

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SAP Financial Close and Disclosure Management

Control your performance better


Report your statutory compliant financials with confidence
Increase organizational agility
Improve the quality and speed of decisions by closing your books
faster and more accurately
Understand the impact of changes, so you can align operational
capacity and support functions with demand
Have greater context for decision making

http://www.sap.com/solution/rapid-deployment/software/financial-consolidation/index.html

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SAP Spend Performance Management

(aka Spend Analytics)


Get full visibility into total company spends to define sourcing and
procurement strategies
Optimize spend processes management to uncover savings
opportunities and act on them
Quantify the impact of supplier
failure on spend volume and
buying locations
Identify alternate suppliers
to reduce supply chain
disruptions and procurement
failure

www.sap.com/solution/rapid-deployment/software/spend-performance-management/index.html
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Financial Planning

Rapidly access and leverage the G/L infrastructure in SAP Business


Planning and Consolidation for best-practice financial planning
Quickly configure drill-through to relevant G/L sources
Increase finance user adoption with a planning solution that uses
native Microsoft Office (Excel) and Web browsers
Allow planning owners to set up planning-only data as needed
Start analyzing and collecting profit-and-loss financial planning
figures and balance sheet information in weeks, not months
Option to leverage SAP HANA for optimal performance
Option to integrate detailed financial planning with the SAP Strategic
Financial Planning rapid-deployment solution
http://www.sap.com/solution/rapid-deployment/software/budgeting-forecasting/index.html

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Details on Financial Planning

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Topics

Traditional Projects Fail


What does an RDS contain?
How to find the right RDS for you?
Which RDS for Finance and Controlling?
Summary

Start of first section:


List the main points in your presentation and insert this slide at
the start of each new topic. Move the highlighted box down for
each new section. This divides your presentation into easy to
follow sections.

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Benefits of Rapid Deployment Solutions

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Easier Buying Process


Simpler to Understand
Faster to Purchase than Custom

Lower Cost and Faster Time to Value


Only Applications You Need
Reduced Costs for License and Services

Reduced Uncertainty and Risk


Costs
Schedule
Improve Predictability Around Results

Modularity and Flexibility


Modular Approach
Buy Smaller Think Big!

Resources

SAP Catalog for Rapid Deployment Solutions


http://www.sap.com/solution/rapid-deployment/
SAP Store, search for Rapid Deployment Solutions
http://store.sap.com/
SAP Community Network for Rapid Deployment Solutions
http://scn.sap.com/community/rapid-deployment

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Five Key Ideas

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54% of ERP implementations fail on cost, duration and scope.


Organizations need implementation strategies focused on speed,
agility and simplicity.
SAP Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) deliver shorter time to value
through best practices.
SAP RDS packages combine software, content and services for
faster adoption and limited risks.
SAP RDS packages can be extended with optional features.
There are more than 100 RDS packages. See for yourself or ask
your consulting partners.

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Julien Delvat
Alta Via Consulting
jdelvat@altavia.com

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