SAP Cloud for Planning and SAP BPC

SAP Cloud for Planning and BPC

In February 2015, SAP released SAP Cloud for Planning. It is a new EPM product widely advertised as the collaborative tool for Planning and not less importantly it is web-based with Spreadsheet look and feel. Initially, I was confused about where this solution is going to fit overall portfolio of SAP Products.  Is this solution going to replace BPC? There are also other similar questions which directly and indirectly affect my current and future work. I am sure that I am not the only one who is confused, so I will share my thoughts on research I made. …

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SAP BPC Certification – The Successful Path

SAP BPC Certification - The Successful Path

Last week, I managed to pass the BPC Certification Exam with 91%! Hooray :). After two weeks of extensive preparation and about two or three weeks of practicing different consolidation and planning scenarios, the feeling was nice . Considering the fact I am relatively new to the BPC (about six months experience so far) makes the success enjoyable for me. There are probably places where you will find questions & answers for the exam, but I do not get the idea of having Certification without real hands-on knowledge to perform your duties. So, please if …

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SAP BPC 10.1 Consolidation Video Tutorials

SAP BPC Consolidation Training Videos

Part of my preparation for BPC certification was to follow all exercises in BPC440 course book. I attended BPC440 two months ago and right now, it was the perfect time for me to revise my knowledge. As the Consolidation part is fully of specific properties, business rules and some logic script, it was imperative for me to clarify most of the content. I did following videos on SAP BPC 10.1 NW HANA, even though the exam and courses which I attended are on BPC 10.0. The difference between classic BPC 10.1 environments and BPC 10.0 is minor, and …

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Build Own SAP HANA Home Training Server – VMware Images

SAP HANA BPC 10.1 Vmware Images

Continuing my series for building own SAP HANA training server in this video I am goosing to show you my progress. I already wrote about buying guide and also about installing the memory on my workstation. In this post you will see screen recordings from my workstation showing you my VMware images with BPC 10.1 NW SP05 installed on MSSQL and HANA databases. It took me really a lot of time to setup it. Probably about 3-4 weeks in the evenings after work I invested at least 1-2 hours each day. For sure it was …

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SAP SAPPHIRE 2015 BPC, BW and FI Videos

SAP SAPPHIRE 2015 Interesting Videos

From 5th to 7th of May 2015, there was a SAP SAPPHIRE Event in  Orlando. The videos you will find below are 20 minutes recorded sessions about customers and consultants sharing their experience with SAP Financial productss. The valuable thing is that they not only share their success stories, but also their lessons learned, failures and what they did to overcome the issues they faced. They also share what plans do they have for future upgrades and how they want to leverage the new SAP technologies like HANA.   Airbus case with future plans of implementing BPC, BW …

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