Pre-Conference Workshops

SAP Simple Finance 101: How to accelerate your financial and managerial accounting processes with SAP HANA

Birgit Starmanns, SAP
Carsten Hilker, SAP
Monday, March 16, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mouton 1

Attend this session to learn how the latest breakthrough in in-memory technology, provided by SAP HANA, can be seamlessly integrated into your existing SAP ERP system architecture, to allow you to maintain regulatory compliance, increase operational efficiency, and enable instant insight for better predictive analysis. During this session you will:

  • Learn what steps you can take to speed up and extend your current SAP ERP financial reporting, managerial accounting, and critical period-end close processes
  • Discover how personalized insights can provide an instantaneous view of business KPIs, calculated instantaneously, while still retaining drill-down to granular detail
  • Hear about the options available to deploy SAP HANA in a way that is non-disruptive to your existing environment, using examples including profitability analysis, material ledger, and general ledger processes
  • Learn how utilizing a central journal in SAP Simple Finance eliminates the need for summary tables and indices, allowing both transactions and analytics to be performed on the same data