SAPinsider is hosting a 3 day BPC bootcamp for finance and IT teams that evaluate, use, support, and deploy SAP® BusinessObjects™ Planning and Consolidation: www.bpcbootcamp.com
We will dive into BPC best practices on Microsoft and NetWeaver. Demos and talks with the experts will give you deep insight into how to streamline your planning and consolidation processes with BPC including
- Sales and Operations Planning
- Headcount planning
- Capital planning
- Cost Center Budgeting
- IFRS compliant consolidations
Learn more about
- Planning, budgeting, and consolidation benchmarks
- Guidelines for the SAP NetWeaver and Microsoft versions of BPC 7.5 and a session about into what’s new in BPC 10.0
- Best practices for both legal and management consolidations
- Financial Excellence
- Data modeling, security, performance, and usability dos and don’ts
- Data migration strategies from older planning applications to BPC
- 7 lessons to get your BPC project off on the right foot
- Special session on SAP’s in-memory technology HANA
The BPC bootcamp is hosted in the following cities
- Chicago • June 13-15, 2011 – over 200 customers and partners joined us – see picture below!
- Amsterdam • October 3-5, 2011
- Orlando • October 17-19, 2011
- Las Vegas • November 2-4, 2011 (as part of the Reporting & Analytics conference)
- Philadelphia • December 5-7, 2011
https://secure.wispubs.com/sem_bpcb/index.cfm?usergroup=&src= and follow us on Twitter at #BPCCamp
Also if you are looking to complement the BPCbootcamp with hands-on experience in the EPM products check out the upcoming Elite Enablement sessions:
BPC Elite is coming to Europe as well – Aug 1-5, 2011, see here for details: 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 MEGA Elite 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. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details and follow us on Twitter at #BPCElite or directly @SAPEPMRIG and @jenskoerner
Check out the feedback about first BPC Elite Partner sessions at EPM RIG BPC NW Elite Partner Training – Encore May 2-13, Palo Alto
The speakers are:
Senior Director EPM RIG Americas
Jens Koerner leads the SAP Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Regional Implementation Group (RIG) for the Americas. The RIG is a team focused on offering expert advice and product knowledge for SAP customers, and providing product feedback to the SAP development teams. Jens has nine years of experience in project management and development of SAP NetWeaver BW and SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation solution architectures with various customers in the US, the UK, and Germany. He holds a masters degree in Mathematics.
Independent Researcher and Solution Architect
David Dixon is an independent researcher and an internationally recognized speaker and author. His authoritative book “Mastering the SAP Business Information Warehouse” and popular SAPsponsored white papers establish him as a leading expert in SAP implementation and deployment strategies. David was a former Financials and Controlling Platinum Consultant with SAP, specializing in all the SAP information systems and tools. He has actively worked with SAP’s development team for over fifteen years in support of applications in the enterprise performance management space, starting with SAP ERP-based Financial Consolidation (FI-LC). He has extensive project experience in implementing complicated global solutions for Fortune 100 companies and is a recognized speaker at SAPinsider and ASUG events.
Scott Cairncross is the owner and Lead Consultant of TruQua Enterprises, a Software Development and SAP Services Company. Prior to starting TruQua, Scott was a Senior Director in the Enterprise Performance Management RIG and Head of the EPM RIG Americas. Scott specializes in business planning and consolidation and has a deep knowledge of SAP NetWeaver BW, SAP BusinessObjects and the EPM suite. Scott focuses on helping customers successfully implement SAP BusinessObjects, EPM solutions, and SAP NetWeaver BW. Scott is also heavily focused on bringing SAP data into Rich Internet Applications, leveraging Flex, Cocoa and Rich Java Tools, such as Google Web Toolkit, on both PCs and devices. Scott has participated in numerous SAP NetWeaver BW, SAP BusinessObjects and EPM go-lives and hasspoken at SAP TechEd, SAPinsider, ASUG and SAPPHIRE events.