SAP Business Objects 10 harmonizes, streamlines and simplifies the process of planning & consolidation while bolstering functionality, performance, and security. Customer mainly derives benefits from improved user experience that drives all-important user adoption by front-line managers, increasing the speed of planning and consolidation by increasing the numbers of people contributing. BPC 10 sophisticated integration with the SAP NetWeaver technology platform, ERP software and other business analytics applications assures close to real time reporting of transactional data for analytical purposes. BPC presentation layers exploits the features of Excel, Word and Power Point to automatically update the numbers in the reports.

Key Highlights

An application dedicated to financial processes on a unified platform. Owned by the business and designed for the end user, it is the target environment to support planning, consolidation and financial reporting. Rapid Deployments Solutions like IFRS, US-GAAP, Capital Expenditure planning, HR cost planning kits are capable of reducing the implementation time & effort substantially.

Eliminations & adjustments mechanism to suit statutory & management needs.

Different strokes for different folks. Statutory consolidation needs are different from the management consolidation needs. The business rules in BPC can be easily configured to meet both the requirements

Rapid Deployment solutions to fast track implementations

Rapid Deployments Solutions like IFRS, US-GAAP, Capital Expenditure planning, HR cost planning kits available are capable of reducing the implementation time & effort substantially.

Slice & dice reporting using excel as front-end use EPM add-in.

Creating a basic report in BPC gets as easy as dragging & dropping. EPM add-in for excel enhances the excel to make it capable of sending and retrieving data from the database.

Integrated planning & consolidation capabilities.

One system to perform planning as well as the legal and management consolidation. An application dedicated to financial processes on a unified platform.

Supports Rolling forecasts to adapt to rapidly changing market conditions

Supports the trend away from the traditional annual budget and periodic reforecasting regime and moving towards the rolling forecast. Rolling forecasting addresses changes in the operating environment resulting from both market volatility and internal pressures, increasing operational costs and desire to reduce the time taken and resources required to deliver budgets and forecasts.

Visually appealing & browser driven centralized user interface for consolidation

From legal consolidation point of view, consolidation monitor & Journal entry screen assists user in keeping track of everything related to consolidation process. This offers more intuitive & streamlined control over consolidation tasks like currency translation, intercompany elimination and investments consolidation.

Cross Functional Collaboration

Drill through features in BPC input forms and reports allow planners to access and view data from ECC transaction systems. Planners can see the actual data from ECC (extracted via BW to BPC) in the input forms. BPC allows retraction of budget data to ECC so that actual vs budget can be tracked in real time. These nifty features enable cross function collaboration among stakeholders across the organization.

Improved web based look & feel for BPC Administration

Web based Administration set up of BPC enables user friendly interface towards master data maintenance & configuring planning, budgeting and consolidation solutions. Web-based look & feel is a vast improvement over earlier BPC versions.

Currency translation & Consolidation as per accounting standards

The rules for currency translation and consolidation are based on IFRS which can be configured to meet local accounting standards

Seamless integration with SAP ECC via data warehousing solutions like BW

BPC sits on top of BW which makes it possible to extract Actual data from BW any time.

Our Capabilities

vVolve’s capabilities and solution offerings in HANA & BPC have enabled customers to reduce decision cycle time and stay competitive in a rapidly changing environment. Most implementations have been complemented by after implementation support where vVolve contributes by recommending changes to existing set up so that customers stay in line with the new technologies. This aspect offers customers considerable advantage and an edge over their competitors.

  • Extended Services, upgrade services & support

    The vVolve’s BPC team works along with the customer during their Budget period and is focused on developing solutions and delivering services to support the finance functions. It does so by catering to the change requests, version upgrades and on-site/offshore support. It also addresses the reporting needs of the customers at crucial junctures by developing variance reports and improvising them by getting feedback from stakeholders.

    Our Services & Support teams undertake a wide variety of projects helping the Budget managers and the wider Finance function to structure and communicate the data and information and satisfy reporting requirements enabling intelligent decision-making across the board.

  • Business planning, forecasting and Financial Closing functional assistance

    vVolve has built a unique BPC Implementation nearshore & onsite CoE (center of excellence). Our Focus is to design a solution which addresses customers’ integration requirements between transactional, data warehousing and analytical systems in line with clients’ business and IT strategies. vVolve’s consultants have extensive experience in analysis, architecture, design, development and implementation of medium to large scale BPC projects and possess in-depth knowledge of SAP BPC tool.

  • Budgeting/Planning Functional Assessments and Implementation Roadmap services

    While working with technology, delivery and business, vVolve ensures that the architecture requirements are appropriate and can be staffed and delivered within the defined schedule and budget.

    Focus is on need to design a solution for client’s business problems in line with their business and IT strategies. vVolve’s consultants’ have experience in analysis, architecture, design, development and implementation of medium to large scale BPC projects and possess an in-depth knowledge of SAP BPC tool. The vVolve team consists of Chartered Accountants, ECC, BW & BPC consultants whom use their vast experience in their respective fields to offer the best possible solution to customers.

  • Business oriented solution approach

    Maximum focus on challenging the status quo and improving the process is an integral part of vVolve’s approach.

  • Value added solutions & Enhancements in BPC

    With continuous service pack upgrades and additional functionalities, SAP keeps improving user experience with BPC. vVolve actively works with customers to keep them abreast of latest improvements and enhancements and the benefits of adapting to new features.


Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting

Flagship EPM product, BPC delivers planning, budgeting, forecasting, and financial consolidation capabilities in a single application. Easily adjust plans and forecasts, speed up budget and closing cycles, and ensure compliance with financial reporting standards.

Financial Consolidation (Legal & Management Consolidation)

BPC’s tailor made solution for financial consolidation derives its value from extensive research done by SAP after acquisition of Business Objects & Outlook soft. The readily deployable consolidation kits like IFRS and USGAAP addresses most of the financial consolidation needs of an organization.

SAP Cloud for planning

A planned new, future-oriented enterprise performance management (EPM) solution, it is designed around user experience and built for the cloud. SAP Cloud for Planning aims to help customers plan simpler through a consumer app-like user experience with in-context collaboration and analytics. The future SAP Cloud for Planning solution will be built natively on SAP HANA Cloud Platform, the in-memory platform-as-a-service (PaaS) from SAP. It is intended to be a people-centric solution designed to help simplify financial planning and analysis. Finance and other line of business professionals are envisioned to eliminate the complexity of their planning processes and quickly integrate corporate and divisional plans to drive better results with fact-based decision-making. SAP Cloud for Planning aims to usher in a new generation of planning in the cloud with a modern look and feel and a natural flow between planning and analysis. It shall enable people to plan and simulate at any level of detail, with any number of users, at any time without having to wait. The planned solution is designed with embedded analytics and collaboration capabilities, which can enable people to plan, analyze and discuss in-context versus having to jump to another screen or application. Extensive reporting capabilities are planned to be built directly into the application with the SAP Fiori user interface and dashboards embedded, which provide a modern look and feel. This solution is planned to give people the ability to drive new levels of innovation, extend investments, and adapt business processes faster than ever before.

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