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Are You Planning on a Great SAPPHIRE NOW?

By Pras Chatterjee, EPM Product Marketing, SAP

Originally published on SAP Community Network, 21 April 2015. Reposted with permission.

This year brings a new perspective for all of us in the world of Planning with SAPPHIRE NOW just around the corner, this being “Plan Simpler”!  It’s something Finance folks in the world of Financial Planning & Analysis have been striving to achieve for years, but this year at SAPPHIRE NOW within the Line of Business Finance Campus we have real world highlights that showcase how this is possible.  With the launch of S/4 HANA and all the excitement around SAP Simple Finance, Planning now has a platform to take it to the next level!

Transform Business Planning with In-Memory Technology
Attend this session to hear how ServiceNow powers their SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, version for SAP NetWeaver to enhance the way they focus on Business Planning and accelerate their Financial Close process.  John To from ServiceNow will spend time discussing how the power of SAP HANA accelerates the way they do business now and he’ll highlight the future of their landscape all with the industry leading In-Memory Database platform!

Improve and Simplify Your Business Planning – repeated twice
Attend this live demo to see how you gain real-time access to your actuals leveraging SAP Business Planning and Consolidation embedded within your SAP Simple Finance solution via Integrated Business Planning for finance.  With the power of SAP HANA, the cloud and mobility learn how to enhance and extend the way you do your planning!

Simplify Finance Processes through Real-Time Integrated Financial Planning
Join me at this Microforum where I help customers understand the value that SAP Simple Finance brings to customers with the ability to improve data access and deliver real time information for the business all with the spirit of providing unparalleled ability to perform Business Planning.  We’ll spend some time amongst peers and experts understanding where you are on the SAP roadmap and what it takes to get to a level where business users can be supported in a manner that allows them to make decisions based on instant insight.

SAPPHIRE NOW presents a great opportunity in the world of Budgeting, Forecasting and Planning to gain a foothold for your enterprise and organization in having one SAP Simple Finance platform, powered by SAP HANA.  Learn how to move forward from where you are now, how to provide the real time access to data one needs in this day and age and how to gain the competitive advantage over everyone else.  Learn how to bring together SAP ERP, SAP Simple Finance, SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, Integrated Business Planning for finance through the great events we have planned.  Learn to “Plan Simpler” and plan on having a great SAPPHIRE NOW!