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And enter, "SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation" in the search box under, "see all uploads"

Note, there are a host of other BPC videos on SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC) TV:

In the near future we will migrate the relevant content from BPC TV to BA TV and decommission the BPC TV Channel as we'd like to drive all eyeballs to BA TV which has a bigger audience and can drive better cross-sell opportunities.


Dear partners,

I am very excited to share the important news that SAP is today announcing general availability for SAP HANA™ appliance software. With SAP HANA, you get game-changing innovations in hardware and software, enabling you to manage and analyze massive volumes of data instantly and cost effectively while reducing IT complexity.

By now, I am sure that you have heard a great deal about SAP HANA from your customers and your contacts at SAP. This is a very exciting product for all of us. The interest among customers and partners is overwhelming, and we continue to experience tremendous demand for information and enablement opportunities. We are deeply humbled and thank you for the amazing interest level.

SAP HANA is a game changer product for the entire SAP community and a fantastic opportunity for our partners. From supporting services, to implementation, to delivering a hardware platform and innovative new applications, SAP HANA is designed to embrace the full capabilities of the SAP ecosystem.

What does general availability mean for you? Starting today, SAP will expand our market focus to reach beyond our initial 25 ramp-up customers and we are inviting partners to join us. To support your efforts we have updated the SAP Partner Portal with the latest sales and technical enablement material, and other resources designed to help support your business efforts. Visit often, as we will provide updates in the coming months to help partners meet their specific business needs. I encourage you to harness this new opportunity and plan your next move now!


Best regards,

Eric Duffaut
President, Global Ecosystem and Channels


Undoubtedly, in a tough and difficult economy, executives are challenged more than ever to strike the right balance between reducing costs and Making the targeted investments that will ensure future success and the continued uncertainty in the economic forecasts makes this balancing act even more challenging..

  •  Cost Control in Difficult Economy.
  •  Many technology alternatives.
  •  Supporting business agility with information solutions.
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SAP BusinessObjects EPM Solutions :

SAP BusinessObjects enterprise performance management solutions offer comprehensive functionality for:

  • Strategy management – Set your goals, map your strategies, and then monitor and manage performance from high-level objectives down to operational metrics.
  • Business planning and consolidation – Increase accuracy in planning at every level in your organization, while reducing budget cycles and associated costs. Accelerate and improve your statutory and management reporting and decision making.
  • Financial consolidation – Complete your financial consolidation and reporting cycles faster – with complete confidence in your data.
  • Financial information management – Leverage powerful connectivity, mapping, and loading functionality designed for business users.
  • Intercompany – Accelerate your close by enabling your business units to debate and reconcile balances directly with one another and eliminate delays at the corporate and divisional levels.
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Increase Organizational Agility

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FASB chairman Robert Herz announces that a public forum, slated for June, will kick off an effort to move American companies to international accounting standards.

Mark June 16 down in your BlackBerry. It's the day the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Financial Accounting Foundation will host a public forum to discuss a new national blueprint for moving the United States to international financial reporting standards.


Learn about the announcement that SAP BusinessObjects, one of the world's leading provider of solutions that optimize business performance, has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Suites" report.

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Wednesday, 12 May 2004

The SAP BusinessObjects EPM internal community is designed to share ideas and content, as well as field questions, pertaining to the launch of EPM 10.0 at SapphireNOW in Orlando. This community will remain active beyond the initial launch, to keep members informed of post-launch activities such as the "EMEA launch" at the Financials 2011 conference in Amsterdam, and other physical and virtual post-launch activities. Visit and join the community.

new SAP EcoHub experience live with epm 10 content

The SAP EcoHub is a community-oriented marketplace for SAP and the SAP ecosystem. It has been re-launched with an enhanced the user experience with features to help get customers to the right solutions for their business needs even faster. At SapphireNOW, the new Business Analytics page was highlighted on the SAP EcoHub, with features combining SAP content on the EPM 10.0 launch and new demos on LoB analytics, as well as featured partner solutions.

Each EPM solution has a storefront to allow visitors to get more detailed information without leaving the site; the most recent storefront launched to support this initiative features SAP BusinessObjects Disclosure Management

Carry out the following steps:

From the action pane in BPC for Excel choose Reporting & Analysis.
In the Reporting & Analysis Options action pane choose Build a report using a dynamic template.
In the Report Wizard dialog box select one of the following report types and choose Open:
Trend to view a report for one entity only
Consolidating to view a consolidated report for all entities
Confirm the message A report has been built for you.
In the upper part of the action pane choose the following settings in the CV (Current View) area:
You can expand the CV (current view) entry by choosing  to gain a better overview.

      You can view a report on Profit & Loss Statement.

Working with the Report Profit Loss Review by DataSorce

        This report is delivered as a ready-to-use template. The purpose of this report is to analyze profit and loss data and at the same time view where the data in the report comes from (for example from the HCM application, from the Sales application or whether it was entered by a user).
Open the BPC for Excel application. From the current view choose the Application set Best_Practices and the Application BP_PROFIT_LOSS.
From the menu bar choose eAnalyze  Open Report Library.
In the left-hand frame choose Company, then browse for the Reports folder.
Select the file PL10 Profit Loss Review.xlt and choose Open.
In the CV (current view) section, of the action pane choose the appropriate values for each dimension (for example the year 2008 and category Budget). Make sure to select the currency (USD or EUR) you need for your analysis.

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