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SAP Analytics Cloud is the recommended financial planning solution for SAP S/4HANA Cloud and on premise systems. If you missed my earlier blog post on how organizations can leverage Integrated Financial Planning in SAP Analytics Cloud, click here and know the last updates here.

Integration with SAP IBP

With this release, we get updated & enhanced SAP Analytics Cloud Content Package for Integrated Financial Planning including integration to SAP Integrated Business Planning (SAP IBP).

Consensus demand plan quantity from SAP IBP flows into sales quantity planning which improves the quality of sales and profitability planning in SAP Analytics Cloud. The results of this planning are transferred back to SAP S/4HANA systems for Plan vs Actual Reports and to SAP IBP to increase the accuracy of the S&OP management business review process.

The following graphic shows a use case where the Headquarter & Subsidiary companies connect to SAP Analytics Cloud for Integrated Financial Planning in SAP Analytics Cloud.

SAP Analytics Cloud  - Copy Quantities from IBP to Profitability Quantity

Learn More

How to get Business Content and Samples from the Content Network - here

How to perform Financial Planning for SAP S/4HANA in SAP Analytics Cloud - here

How to perform Financial Planning for SAP S/4HANA Cloud in SAP Analytics Cloud - here

Overview of SAP Analytics Cloud Content for SAP IBP - here

How to set up the connection between SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Integrated Business Planning - here

Explorer View

With this release we get Explorer View icon activated in the stories in Integrated Financial Planning package. With the Explorer view, business users can add or modify dimensions in the stories.

Simulation Cockpit – What’s new?

Users now get option to trigger all Data Actions for the simulation with one click instead of triggering them separately for each simulation.

Trigger All Data Actions for the Simulation -

Hope you like the series of innovations in Integrated Financial Planning with SAP Analytics Cloud.

Do let us know your feedback.

Stay tuned with the latest updates.

More Information on SAP S/4HANA Cloud:

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud release info here

  • jan.gilg SAP News article here

  • Latest SAP S/4HANA Cloud Release Blog Posts here and previous release highlights here

  • Product videos on our SAP S/4HANA Cloud and SAP S/4HANA YouTube playlist

  • SAP S/4HANA PSCC Digital Enablement Wheel here

  • Early Release Webinar Series here

  • Inside SAP S/4HANA Podcast here

  • openSAP Microlearnings for SAP S/4HANA here

  • Best practices for SAP S/4HANA Cloud here

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud Community: here

  • Feature Scope Description here

  • What’s New here

  • Help Portal Product Page here

  • Implementation Portal here

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