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Transforming Performance Management in an SAP Environment: Considerations for Finance
Finance professionals who plan, budget, and forecast in an SAP environment always need to drive additional value from their SAP solutions. One of the most

introduction vs abstract  de rigueur, and the introduction of the spreadsheet greatly reduced the time it took to create a plan. Nevertheless, half the fiscal year could easily go by before a plan was final, by which time new business realities often rendered the plan irrelevant. In the 1990s, quarterly plans became more common, as technology easily facilitated more frequent data collection. However, with some exceptions for seasonality, so-called straight-line planning remained a common practice: Take last year's or last

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