Join us in Vegas for SAP Financials March 19-21st

Join us in Vegas for SAP Financials March 19-21st

March 19-21, 2019

Financials 2019-Las Vegas

Join us at SAP Financials in Las Vegas, March 19th-21st where you’ll have the chance to meet with other customers, hear their project stories, network with great people, and enjoy watching a few basketball games since we’ll be in the height of March Madness.  This is the premier conference of the year for SAP Financial solutions. We will have three presentations taking place over the course of the conference, as well as one of our customers, Growmark, presenting as well. Use this We would love to have you join us!

Case study: Growmark’s ebbs and flows of implementing a consolidations and planning solution – Jason Jennings, Growmark

Learn how Growmark, a regional agricultural supply cooperative operating in the US and Canada, implemented SAP Business Planning and Consolidation for measurable improvements to its overall consolidation, reporting, and planning processes. Explore the value-driven results from the project, as well as key lessons learned to help you prepare for your implementation. Attend this session to:

  • Examine Growmark’s resource planning efforts to ensure the right internal employees were available and ready for the implementation
  • Hear about the benefits Growmark has recognized post-implementation, including reductions in consolidation time and marked efficiencies in the planning cycle
  • Understand the struggles and challenges that Growmark faced during the implementation, including efforts to consolidate and clean ERP data 

SAP Analytics Cloud: Financial planning from start to finish – Beth McBreen, Sr. Solutions Architect at SimpleFi Solutions

Gain insight on how SAP Analytics Cloud effectively develops your financial plan and explore top-level target and strategic-level planning down to granular detail, including cost center planning and allocations. This session will help you understand the automated processes SAP Analytics Cloud has to offer, in addition to version and scenario planning management, collaboration, and other features that help streamline the overall process. By attending, you will: 

  • Learn how to facilitate a planning cycle in SAP Analytics Cloud, leveraging collaboration and task assignments
  • Explore how to build a planning process in SAP Analytics Cloud, from a target-setting level to a bottoms-up level
  • Understand spreading and allocation techniques that help automate the planning process 
  • Learn more about the ability to use SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office to generate Excel-based reports

Key considerations when moving financial planning and – Jon Essig, Managing Partner at SimpleFi Solutions reporting to the cloud

Attend this session to learn how to evaluate moving your financial planning solution to the cloud. This will include translating the value back to your organization, evaluating cost of ownership, and practical first steps to stand up a working proof of concept to obtain buy-in at your organization. Attend this session to:

  • Explore the migration path to the cloud from SAP Business Planning and Consolidation or SAP BW
  • Walk through typical value drivers with a cloud-based solution
  • Learn what will move over from SAP Business Planning and Consolidation standard edition
  • Watch a live demonstration of modeling within SAP Analytics Cloud

Implement SAP Analytics Cloud for financial reporting and dashboards – Jon Essig, Managing Partner at SimpleFi Solutions

SAP Analytics Cloud provides a solution that is highly integrated with SAP and has user-driven dashboarding and print-ready reporting. Attend this session to learn:

  • How to create a model based on SAP BW
  • Best practice modeling with SAP BW, SAP S/4HANA and SAP Business Planning and Consolidation
  • How to create a dashboard of your data in under 10 minutes
  • Details about standard financial reporting packages including print-ready statements utilizing SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office
  • Data mining and predictive capabilities within SAP Analytics Cloud