Our goal is to make ourselves indispensable, long-term partners who help our clients draw the roadmap for their long-term IT strategy, then guide the way from conception to realization.
Accenture has been on a journey to move to the next-generation ERP to prepare the company to meet future growth and deliver the scale, speed, agility, analytics and performance that will be needed.
SAP BW is a mission-critical system that supports statutory and management financial reporting, consolidations and business forecasting. At the same time, Accenture is leading in the New with a cloud-first, cloud-only principle for all new applications.
In fact, we are currently crossing the 80 percent mark of production services in the cloud. Given these business drivers, our internal IT organization has taken a groundbreaking approach to migrating our SAP applications to the cloud.
What we did To go from on-premise to the cloud, we: Performed two application upgrades: How we did it To begin, we knew we needed to stay current in terms of having the latest and leading ERP capabilities and we needed speed in our core database.
Working virtually, we all knew we were breaking new ground. With no precedent, every aspect of an entirely new solution required innovation.
Accenture, Microsoft and SAP engaged in extensive workshopping and designing. Everyone needed to understand the different layers of the solution and how to enable each piece of the architecture to create the most optimal architecture for Accenture.
Working from a blank slate, we jointly designed and implemented the three primary pillars required to deploy the solution: The work included addressing critical items such as disaster recovery, high availability, data encryption, Azure ticket management, scalability and network performance.
Testing, migration and stabilization. We performed iterative test cycles, simulating three full business month-end close cycles. In the process, we continued to tune the environment to resolve issues until the close of testing.
The cross-team, complex cutover finished according to plan and the system was released to the full Accenture business on schedule without business disruption. We then put in place a high-priority support team from Accenture internal IT Operations, Microsoft and SAP for the first quarter of operations to ensure business continuity through stabilization.
Fortunately, the new solution performed well and met all the business service level agreements SLAs with no major issues. Our results to date With the power of HANA and the Azure architecture, our solution has resulted in the following benefits: Get the biggest stories of the week, delivered to your inbox.Course announcements.
Participants of this class will learn all of the key design, administation and planning skills that apply to the SAP Business Planning and Consolidation(BPC Standard), version for SAP NetWeaver, and version for SAP BW/4HANA.
AMSTERDAM, June 14, /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the general availability of SAP® Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) , version for SAP BW/4HANA.
The. The SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC) software offers clients planning, budgeting, forecasting, and financial consolidation in a single application.. As an integral part of SAP’s EPM portfolio, the flexible, unified platform can be customized to fit the unique needs of your organization providing an online experience and a seamless Microsoft Office integration.
SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) is an application that supports the data gathering, internal and external financial reporting, and financial analysis needs of the CFO.
It is part of SAP’s Enterprise Performance Management portfolio of applications. SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) is an application that forms part of the SAP Enterprise Performance Management suite of software.
Work with Your Familiar Excel Interface Through the use of its intuitive administration console, SAP Business Planning . The SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) application delivers planning, budgeting, forecasting, and financial consolidation capabilities, so you can easily adjust plans and forecasts, speed up budget and closing cycles, and ensure compliance with financial reporting standards.