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TammyPowlas
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Last week SAP held its first askSAP call of 2021, expertly moderated by the great timo.elliott

Some of the acronyms:

SAC  - SAP Analytics Cloud

DWC - SAP Data Warehouse Cloud

BTP - Business Technology Platform


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Analytics is number 1 pandemic technology


Explosion of uncertainty


Why Analytics and Line of Business



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Do best companies run SAP?



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Comparing SAP and non SAP customers



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How tie solutions together?


With BTP, Business Technology Platform



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End to end analytics capabilities - not just embedded analytics or standalone analytics


HCM with SuccessFactors example


Operational analytics - embedded analytics



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Enterprise analytics across applications


Not just SAP applications



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Using SAC and DWC


For business user and IT across SAP and non-SAP applications


DWC - combine and enhance data



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Access multiple areas from one dashboard



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Planning top down, bottom up



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Over 200 industry and LoB packages


Over 90 packages in SAC and DWC


Get started with data models



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Business content packages



HXM



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Highlights of survey


84% HR data underused



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HR is siloed


Finance does planning, can't see HR counts?



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3 parts of analytics as part of HXM


Report Story - embedded SAC in SuccessFactors - "People Analytics"


Workforce Analytics - prebuilt KPI's, one click implementation




  • Connector between Workforce Analytics and SAC



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DWC harmonizes SAP and non SAP data


SAP creates stories


Smart predict to predict attrition, value driver tree to change drivers



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Challenges of spend


Right side are KPI's from SAC/DWC to improve spend visibility



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Sample SAC dashboards


Sourcing analysis - source is from Ariba, from established contracts


Bottom left - compliance of using purchase orders, contracts, from using Ariba effectively


Process Efficiency - how long purchase approvals take



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Sample KPIs on the top


DWC harmonizes the data


DWC is the harmonization layer


Streamed to SAC



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Q&A (just a subset):


Q: What release version of SF comes with embedded SAC


A: already embedded last year


Need a specific version of identity management


Q: Does Spend Analytics depend on bringing together from S/4HANA, BW?


A: SAC can connect to HANA, BW, would be more work for IT to implement the workflow


Q: What is tip to get LoB managers to get engaged?


A: Where is data located, what types of KPI's trying to track per LoB, look at LoB content packages


Q: Does SAC have alerting capabilities on mobile?


A: Different alerting components in SAC planning


Not on mobile yet



Source: SAP



Reference:


Replay is available at this link: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/3026022/A10C2C01D3E6103CE788E4BE4779761D


Slides are here: https://on24static.akamaized.net/event/30/26/02/2/rt/1/documents/resourceList1616009097491/asksapent...



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