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 pressing challenges is extending SAP functionality with a planning, budgeting, and forecasting solution that offers critical modeling and analytic capabilities for improved financial performance management. Learn how a business intelligence (BI) solution can help.
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process. IBM Cognos 8 BI enhances SAP BW reporting by drawing data from IBM Cognos 8 Planning, SAP, and non-SAP sources to offer self-sufficiency for reporting end-users, management and operational reports for report consumers, and ad hoc query capabilities and interactive reports for advanced finance users. Because SAP BW embodies many built-in rules including multi-lingual, multi-currency, multiple units of measure, data hierarchies, aggregates, and variables, IBM Cognos 8 BI acts like a native