Implementer’s Guide to S4-based Financial Planning & Analysis for SAP S/4HANA using SAP Analytics Cloud
Audience for this blog: Partners, Consultants, and Customers interested in implementing SAP Analytics Cloud on top of SAP S/4HANA (as of January 2021)
See quick VIDEO for thjs intro to an exciting FREE business content offering from SAP.
Did you know?
SAP offers a suite of SAP Analytics Cloud business content solutions for use in SAP S/4HANA-based financial planning & analysis scenarios.
- The FP&A Suite is made up of:
Note: Click on the hyperlinks above to tap into “Best Practice Explorer” where will find a Test Script (“user guide”) and implementation-friendly guides, including integration guides.
Business content is FREE to customers of SAP Analytics Cloud. The links above include a guide on how to import this content into your own customer tenant.
What is new in January 2021?
The #1 ask we have had in Best Practice team is a video series to help with implementations, so we are excited to include a body of videos below.
- You can watch these videos when you want and in any order you want
- Each video is accompanied by a PDF attachment with the slides
- We will update (or add new vides) as we add new features and capabilities to the underlying solutions – or based on customer/partner/customer feedback
What is the message to YOU from this blog?
Best Practice Financial Planning & Analysis for SAP S/4HANA Content is FREE.
The video series is FREE!
Follow-up questions to the the author are also FREE!
You now have the FREE-dom to implement Best Practices for SAP S/4HANA-based Financial Planning & Analysis at your customer…
To participate in the training:
Step 1: Watch this Video – which is an introduction to The Suite:
Financial Planning & Analysis Suite for SAP S/4HANA using SAP Analytics Cloud (Best Practices – Jan 2021)
Step 2: Watch the Videos below in any order and at any time
|Sales Planning||Workforce Planning|
|Documentation & External Links||Video||Video||Video|
|Reports (Summary, KPI, Trend, Variance)||Video||Video||Video|
|Planning Input Forms||Video||Video||Video|
|Calculations (Advanced Formulas / Account Formulas)||Video||Video||Video|
If you want to train on the entire suite, we suggest you watch FP&A videos top to bottom and then complete Sales and then Workforce top to bottom.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can Best Practice financial planning solutions for SAP S/4HANA Cloud be implemented with SAP S/4HANA On-Premise?
- Yes! The planning models would be the same, and implementing the cloud connector will allow SAP Analytics Cloud to integrate with SAP S/4HANA on-premise.
Enjoy the video series!
Mark P. Burke
SAP S/4HANA Cloud – Product Manager
Financial Planning & Analysis
Palo Alto, CA