Implementing an efficient management and reporting architecture in a global company with more than 500 legal entities is a big challenge. Doing that within 8 months sounds literally impossible. Two well-known global consulting companies had already failed trying when our consultants got involved. We transformed the extremely complex structures and processes of the client into an optimized SAP BPC solution which produced significant cost and time savings right from the start.
„...Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming...“(David Bowie). Realtime-consolidation is becoming true now with SAP BPC Embedded. In this paper we shed some light on the future of SAP-based consolidation. In the sense of David Bowie we argue that Tomorrow in consolidation tools belongs to those who can hear it coming.
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.
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.
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.