From Monday, Jan 24 until Friday, Feb 4, 2011 the EPM RIG welcomed 48 partner employees in Palo Alto to go through a BPC 7.5 NW Elite Partner Training hosted in the Amazon Cloud.
The training covered
- Hands-on walk thru of the BPC 7.5 NW key features (such as Xcelsius integration, automated BW data loads, new Business Process Flows)
- BW Concepts and data integration hands-on
- EPM Roadmap and HANA outlook
- An overview of SAP ERP Data in the context of BPC
- EVDRE Best Practices
- Transports and Lifecycle Management
- EPM Resources and Escalation Process
- Performance Tuning
- Consolidations (Logic Setup, Dynamic Hierarchy Editor, Consolidations rules and methods)
- ABAP and Technical Programs
- BPC Data Manager
- Project Planning and Risk Management
- Script Logic
- Final Exam
The BPC Elite training was be repeated in Palo Alto May 2-13 and a PCM Elite training from June 20-24 in Palo Alto followed. See the following blogs for more details: Profitability and Cost Management (PCM) 10.0 Elite Partner Enablement in Palo Alto, June 20-24, 2011 for PCM Elite and EPM RIG BPC NW Elite Partner Training – Encore May 2-13, Palo Alto for the BPC Elite repeat session.
Now BPC Elite is coming to Europe: BPC Elite is coming to Europe – Aug 1-5, 2011 in Walldorf
An Operational Performance Management SAP BusinessObjects Operational Performance Management Elite Enablement – Spend 3.0, Supply Chain 2.0, Data Enrichment 1.0 – Sep 26-30, 2011, Palo Alto training is planned on September 26-30, 2011 for customers and partners interested in Spend Analytics (SPM), Supply Chain Performance Management (SCPM) and Data Enrichment & Classification (DEC). Register here. Contact Henner.Schliebs@sap.com for details.
A BPC 10.0 NW MEGA Elite Enablement for over 100 Customers and Partners, Nov 14-18, 2011 in Philadelphia training completely on BPC 10.0 NW is planned for Nov 14-18, 2011 in Philadelphia. For the first time this will be open for over 100 customers and partners to go hands-on and dive deep into BPC 10.0 NW. Register here. Contact email@example.com for details and follow us on Twitter at #BPCElite or directly @SAPEPMRIG and @jenskoerner
Also, with the integration between BPC and PCM becoming a hot topic in 2011 (see How to Generate Product and Customer Data Views using Planning and Consolidation, Profitability and Cost Management, and Financial Information Management for technical integration details)
Also don’t forget to check out the EPM RIG how-to guides about all EPM products and visit the RIG blog page at SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation Blogs.