SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)
The time used by resources to gather, compile, organise and report results
Limited analysis and reporting capabilities, means your organisation is reliant on Excel for analysis and reporting
Security and controls in regard to spreadsheets
Lack of comprehensive data to perform analysis due to missing reporting and analysis dimensions
Reduced accuracy in analysis and reporting due to numbers changing in silo applications that are not automatically updated in spreadsheets
Reporting and planning process cannot keep pace with changes in the business.
Complexity in creating multiple scenarios in order to plan and forecast effectively
What is SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)
SAP Analytics Cloud is a new generation of cloud analytics combining all capabilities into a single software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform. These capabilities include: budgeting; planning; forecasting; predictive analytics; business intelligence. Customers can take advantage of a modern, intuitive user experience and save time by planning, analysing, predicting and collaborating in context. SAP Analytics Cloud helps analysts to create dynamic visual stories with trusted data. This data is centrally controlled and based on the main business areas. Better decisions can be made by engaging with visualisations, drilling down to get more granular details, and answering on-fly business questions
Better fact-based decision making and improved business performance with the creation of stories and dashboards using visualisations
More effective use of analytics with extensibility across devices and applications.
Ability to automatically analyse data, revealing key influencers and supporting ‘what-if’ scenarios and simulations
Uncover insights and patterns in your data to build better understanding
Use of predictive analytics to answer key business questions
Simplified financial planning and analysis
Budget, plan and forecast with the use of scenarios, embed collaboration tools and analytics directly into your planning processes, so you never have to switch between applications again
Digital boardroom: Equip C-level executives with a single source of truth for steering the company through real-time information with total transparency in order to make smarter decisions
Search to Insight: Machine learning technology lets you uncover insights and patterns by simply asking a query through visualisations
Smart Discovery: Uncover the factors that most impact business performance, discover key patterns and relationships with your data
Smart Predict: Train predictive models with data already available and apply the tests to answer the toughest business questions.
Plan and forecast: Achieve sustainable business results in one clear cloud approach with shared enterprise planning
Organisations achieve complete alignment in all business areas by aligning strategic, financial, and organisational planning within SAP Analytics Cloud
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