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Author's profile photo Charlotte BURNIER

SAP Analytics Cloud for planning : our implementation best advices

This blog post aims to scale summaries of our expert recommendations on SAP Analytics Cloud for planning.

Our recommendations gather over four years of experience with implementations at customers  helping them to adopt and to go live successfully with their projects.

Those materials can be used at several stages of your starting or ongoing projects.

What is available?

We introduce three documents

SAP Analytics Cloud for planning_Exploring common use cases

This playbook provides a comprehensive overview of all potential use cases that can be implemented with SAC Planning, beyond the common financial revenue planning use case, plus illustrations coming from our Business Content library and a bunch of links to guide you when beginning to implement SAP Analytics Cloud for Planning.


SAP Analytics Cloud for planning_Implementation methodology

This document guides you step by step towards the implementation process of a planning project and gives examples of available methodologies.


SAP Analytics Cloud Planning : do you encounter performances issues? What can you do before contacting SAP? | SAP Blogs

This latest blog guides you troubleshooting any performance issues you may encounter during your project implementation, we recommend reading this document more in a preventive mode before starting your project.


All these documents contain links to other blog posts that detail some implementation aspects of a planning project as recommendations to some specific topics.


Please feel free to comment on complementary recommendations you would like us to address and/or publish to this blog post.


Useful links

For recovering historical data from data sources, we recommend this  comprehensive playbook about connections to data sources:

SAP BTP – SAC Connectivity Customer


SAP Analytics Cloud for Planning_Performances issues checklist

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      Author's profile photo Francisco Galarreta
      Francisco Galarreta

      Thanks for the contribution Charlotte!



      Author's profile photo Yiyun You
      Yiyun You

      Thanks Charlotte for centralized all this informative workbook. I get access issue for the " SAP Analytics Cloud_Making Connections – Data Connectivity Selection_Customers" could you help?

      Author's profile photo Charlotte BURNIER
      Charlotte BURNIER
      Blog Post Author

      Hello I'll check the Public status of this document again. And let you know.

      Author's profile photo Charlotte BURNIER
      Charlotte BURNIER
      Blog Post Author

      Could you please try with another browser ? We checked the status of this document is Public.


      Author's profile photo Geeta Sharma
      Geeta Sharma

      Thank you, Charlotte

      Author's profile photo John Frisch
      John Frisch

      Hi Charlotte,

      Thank you for the very informative whitepaper.

      I too am unable to access the link and I tried via Edge and Chrome tool.

      The error message received is below


      Error Message - SAP Analytics Cloud Making Connections Data Connectivity Selecting Customers Link

      Again thank you for taking the time to put it together.


      Kind Regards,


      Author's profile photo Charlotte BURNIER
      Charlotte BURNIER
      Blog Post Author

      I'm afraid you need contacting directly the Digital Library Support Team as the content has been made Public, there isn't any reason apart from the browser you cannot access this very useful content.

      Author's profile photo John Frisch
      John Frisch

      I actually did contact them and they said the link was incorrect in the paper.


      Here is the link they sent me which worked for me.


      Thank you again for the helpful paper.


      Author's profile photo Charlotte BURNIER
      Charlotte BURNIER
      Blog Post Author

      Now you should be fine I replaced the link in the document thanks for your support !!!

      Author's profile photo Mahesh Sharma
      Mahesh Sharma

      Hi Charlotte,

      Thanks for sharing the trove of the above documentation. While accessing the "SAP Analytics Cloud for planning_Troubleshooting performances issues" I am getting the below message.

      "Sorry, requested content is already expired"

      Please check the link.

      Thanks again.


      Author's profile photo Charlotte BURNIER
      Charlotte BURNIER
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Mahesh thanks for your interest, I updated the link with my latest content. Charlotte