The SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation application can help unify
and streamline the planning, budgeting, and forecasting process, and can enable
a faster close. Finance-owned and maintained, the application unifies planning,
financial consolidation, and management reporting for the enterprise-which can
improve budget cycle times, drive compliance with regulatory and financial
standards, help reduce external audit costs, instill confidence, and reduce
business risk. With SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, functionality companies
need to meet their bottom-up and top-down financial and operational planning
requirements, as well as complete consolidation and reporting, is available
through a single, unified application and user interface. Companies can benefit from the following advantages: Improved agility-quickly model new business scenarios
and decide on a course of action that maximizes value creation.
Reduced cycle time-finance and line-of-business
managers can collaborate in a unified landscape, streamlining the process of
creating and approving plans, budgets, and forecasts.
Minimized business and compliance risk-transparent
financial data and a single version of the truth enable fast, accurate
management and statutory reporting.
Increased user productivity-an intuitive interface and familiar office tools help workers make the most of their time.