• Tailor-Made and Most Efficient: BPC-Based Consolidation for a Medium-Sized Chemicals Company
    (10/29/2016) by admin_stampa - Successful medium-sized companies often have very specific requirements with regards to the functionalities of a planning & consolidation tool. Tangible and immediate benefits as to process cycle times, data quality and transparency are expected. Nonetheless the system needs to be flexible and should be manageable by functional departments. In our recent project at a German chemicals company SAP BPC proved to be ideally suited for efficient consolidation solutions in SMEs. Challenging Project Objectives In the past, the client‘s financial consolidation process was based on Excel. Spreadsheet applications have many advantages when it comes to flexibility and user acceptance. Nevertheless, they… Read More
  • Effectiveness Traps in Corporate Planning
    (10/29/2016) by Andreas Krüger - The growing demand for forward-looking information will put a sharper focus on integrated corporate planning. Experience shows that the introduction of effective planning processes is a big challenge in many organizations. From an investor’s point of view, the anticipation of the future development of a company is of great importance. Companies comply with this requirement by publishing planning data on KPIs that at the same time represent some of the key objectives in internal reporting. Thus corporate planning, previously a rather internal instrument, is also moving into the focus of corporate reporting. In many companies, planning processes are far from… Read More
  • Faster Closing of Books at Orell Füssli with new Consolidation Tool
    (10/29/2016) by Florian Schmid-Popescu - With its 500 years of history Orell Füssli AG stands for reliability, quality and security, but also for the utilization of advanced technologies in favor of its customers. When it comes to internal processes like planning and consolidation, Orell Füssli expects efficiency, highest data quality and user-friendly system support. The new Business Planning & Consolidation solution (BPC) that was implemented by Stampa & Partners perfectly reflects these values. Challenging Project Objectives Our client‘s history goes back to 1519, where it started as a printing Company and supplier of the  government. Today Orell Füssli is established in four key markets which… Read More