SAP Analytics Cloud

SAP Analytics Cloud

Combining planning with analytics and predictive features

Financial planning and decision-making have become collaborative processes that require insights from throughout your organization. More than that, today’s volatile world requires the planning to be flexible, agile and forward-looking – not the type of activities you’ll handle swiftly when you’re overly reliant on spreadsheets. 

When you’re running SAP and need a smart and agile financial-planning solution, SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) will help you get maximum value from your planning. Here’s how. 

Why you'll love SAP Analytics Cloud

SAC is an all-in-one cloud platform for planning, business intelligence, and predictive analysis that works seamlessly together with your trusted SAP stack – SAP S/4 HANA, SAP SuccessFactors, SAP Integrated Business Planning, …  – as well as any other environment. 

By replacing your plethora of spreadsheets or disconnected planning tools with one single tool that combines analysis, predictive features, and planning, SAC will help you: 

  • plan faster and more accurately;
  • get a better understanding of your business;
  • boost enterprise agility.

Moreover, SAC enables truly collaborative planning, across all lines of business. By eliminating the siloes and integrating data from multiple sources, it provides you with one version of the truth – as a perfect foundation for well-informed planning.

SAC is an all-in-one cloud platform for planning, business intelligence, and predictive analysis that works seamlessly together – and ensures native integration –with your trusted SAP suite.  


Embedding the best practices of SAP, as well as strong machine-learning capabilities, SAC will help you with extensive features for budgeting and forecasting, predictive and collaborative planning. Features include:

  • Ease of use: benefit from the familiar Excel-like working environment, get immediate access to relevant data straight to your launchpad, displayed intuitively and attractively, make use of instant calculations and variance reporting.
  • Smooth collaboration: easily share content, comment, discuss, and plan with colleagues as well as external partners via devices and apps that they are familiar with. 
  • Rapid set-up, thanks to SAP’s acceleration track.
  • Next-level financial planning and analysisautomate planning and accelerate planning cycles with time series forecasting; get quick answers to strategic questions thanks to rich modeling, easy allocation methods, out-of-the-box simulations, what-if scenarios, etc., and make smarter and faster decisions with automated insights powered by machine learning. 
  • Effortless compliance: the central data model with version management, audit trail and access rights make compliance a breeze.
  • Add-in for Microsoft Office: analyze your plans, simulate future outcomes, and make effective business actions with Microsoft Office Excel 365. 

Adding business insight and technical know-how to the mix 

delaware can help you configure, implement, and support SAC to help you achieve planning excellence and, consequently, business success. Here's why:

  • Our multi-disciplinary team combines strategic insight with technical SAP and SAC expertise, and an in-depth finance experience.
  • We cherish long-term partnerships that are marked by mutual respect, a shared language, and commitment to co-creation, transparency, and a shared goal.
  • We have the right scale: big enough to provide the resources and expertise needed to drive your transformation forward, and accessible enough to truly care about your success.
  • While we insist on the essentiality of getting the basics right, we’re also fast movers in terms of innovation.

Interested in uplifting your planning game and SAP environment with SAC and delaware? Get in touch now.

Jos Gilissen

Director Finance & Controlling Solutions

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