SAP BW Integrated Planning
Planning process with "Single Tool of Planning"
Realistic planning scenarios and future-oriented company strategies – these are topics that companies must focus on increasingly today, given the new business models and the harsh competition on the markets.
In order to design planning content and processes optimally, the following critical success factors need to be taken into account:
In our experience, a planning process can only be illustrated successfully if it is supported by a „single tool of planning“ that assures transparency, traceability and data quality as well as sound processes. In addition, the increasing complexity and dynamics of the corporate environment also need to be modeled appropriately.
In order to design the overall planning process in a company transparently and efficiently, today, the suitable use of integrated planning technology offers outstanding possibilities. What remains decisive for success, however, is efficient implementation.
With BW integrated planning, SAP makes available an extensive and easy-to-use infrastructure for the design and implementation of planning scenarios. This solution comprises the complete integration of planning and BI features with a uniform user interface and design environment as well as a common analysis engine and database.
It is our goal to illustrate in the system an integrated holistic solution. Thereby, we adhere to the principle of “Think big – start small” and to thus implement, phase-by-phase, integrated planning.
We can thus ensure: