In the business world, daily transactions across operations generate high volumes of data, which holds value when consumed correctly.

It is becoming crucial for businesses to make sense of their critical business data – structured and unstructured.

Given the amount of data being produced, it has become challenging for enterprises to harness it successfully – analyze every bit of data and look at the bigger picture of where your business is headed.

What if you could plan strategies while analyzing and harnessing critical operational data in realtime?

While there are many business intelligence solutions available for analyzing and interpreting business data, SAP Analytics Cloud has changed the way businesses plan their strategies.

In fact, SAP Analytics Cloud has made it possible to easily integrate business intelligence, augmented & predictive analytics and planning capabilities into one robust analytics platform.

SAP Analytics Cloud helps business leaders arrive at faster and improved business outcomes.

In addition, it delivers insights that can be used for enhanced decision-making and optimize resources across all processes.

In this article, SAC experts at VC ERP Consulting talk about the top 6 ways SAP Analytics Cloud is capable of driving stronger business performance.

What is SAP Analytics Cloud? What can you do with it?

SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) is a Software-as-a-Service solution that offers an excellent combination of all the functionalities such as predictive planning, business intelligence and more in one user interface.

Drive competitive advantage, optimize business costs and increase revenue streams by combining functional and industry expertise with SAP Analytics Cloud.

It is simple to access: just feed the data and play with the information to get rich visual reports and insights on your business information.

SAC can be hosted in Private or Public Cloud. It is ready to integrate with SAP S/4HANA.

With SAC, you can –
  • Bring data from multiple sources
  • Create dynamic visual stories for different areas of business
  • Get instant insights on your data
  • Play with the data to create different scenarios
  • Collaborate with your team to:
    • Send the visualizations
    • Ask them to take action on data
    • Get feedback
SAP Analytics Cloud Software as Service solution

What type of data can you feed into SAP Analytics Cloud?

  • Live data source, coming from an On-Premise data source (SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA, SAP BW). Not all SAP solutions have live connection (like Success Factors, Fieldglass, etc.)
  • Replicated Data (or also called Acquired Data), for example from Excel. Google BigQuery, OData, SAP Fieldglass, SAP Concur, etc.
  • Excel & CSV files
Now that we are aware about the basics of SAP Analytics cloud, let us take a look at 6 ways this single cloud solution drives your business towards resilience and profitability.

Top 6 Ways SAP Analytics Cloud Drives your Business Towards Resilience

SAP Analytics Cloud helps all employees’ even non-technical users, to explore the power of intelligent insights by augmented analytics.

In addition, conversational analytical capabilities help users ask questions in a natural way and get instant answers. This frees up precious time of data scientists so that they can focus on other high-value activities.

Let us have a look at the top 6 ways SAP Analytics Cloud drives your business towards profitability –

Plan Your Financial Strategy with a Single Solution

  • Make data-driven financial decisions with rich and insightful reports
  • Consolidate your finances, expenses and revenues with a single source of truth
  • Put together planning, predictive, business intelligence and augmented analytics competencies in a simple cloud environment

Establish Predictive Planning across Business

  • Align your expense and cost plans across departments by using in-built collaborative planning tools
  • Avoid collaborating without context thereby saving time & effort of employees across departments
  • Assign tasks with calendar and establish real-time communication with team
  • Collaborate directly on your plans with the data point commenting tool

Turn intelligent insights into actionable plans

  • Convert insights that deliver value with advanced Machine Learning (ML) & Augmented Analytics
  • Explore your data automatically, discover cycles and forecast trends, identify possible ways to chalk out your expenses and cost plans
  • Use a personal sandbox environment that helps you to visualize your performance metrics & simulate potential budget outcomes

Focus on Strategic Decision Making

  • Generate visualizations to answer your questions instantly with ‘Search to Insight’
  • Understand the significant contributors of data points without the need to pivot your data manually with Smart Insights
  • Identify key influencers and relationships in your data with Smart Discovery

Advanced Data Modelling Capabilities

  • Plan and build the right data model where you can easily store your critical business data
  • Enhance your business data by –
    • Cleansing
    • Wrangling
    • Establishing hierarchies
    • Defining rules and conditions
  • Visualize information through charts and gain valuable business insights with ‘data modelling’ and ‘stories’ feature

End-to-end Customized Industry Dashboards

  • Utilize business content packages tailored to individual analytic scenarios with Analytics Content Network
  • This business content package includes dashboards, stories and data models for specific Lines of Business
Implement SAP Analytics Cloud with the best SAP Gold Partner, VC ERP Consulting, our 21+ years legacy implementing industry-specific SAP ERP systems and a variety of analytics & solutions, ensure we understand the toughest of challenges.

VC ERP Consulting Services for SAP Analytics Cloud

Get the most out of your organizational data with SAP Analytics Cloud implemented by VC ERP Consulting. Our proven analytics experts speak out of experience and will help you to get the best combination for your unique business needs.

We provide below mentioned SAC services:
  • Migration from SAP BusinessObjects BI Suite to SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Consulting & Advisory Services
  • Implementation & Migration
  • SAP Cloud Assessment Workshops
  • Cloud BI Strategy and Roadmap
  • Industry Specific Dashboard creation and Customization
  • On-Premise and Cloud Integration
  • Proof of concepts
  • Hybrid Analytics Strategy

Harness The Power of Business Intelligence with SAC Today!

Unlock a new realm of possibilities by implementing SAP Analytics Cloud with the best SAP Gold Partner in India and SAP Partner in Kenya, VC ERP Consulting that offers superior system performance, improved operational efficiency and makes your business future-ready.

Transform your business data into relevant, timely and accurate business information with SAC, a poised leader in the future of smart business management.

Ready to make the move towards an intelligent Enterprise? Get in touch with award winning SAP Gold Partner, Certified Expert SAC Consultants and Advisors at VC ERP Consulting for free consultation.

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