Financials Expert Posts New Article - "Make Profitability Management More Proactive with the SAP CO-PA Accelerator"

Dedham, MA (PressExposure) January 06, 2012 -- This article focuses on SAP CO-PA Accelerator and its conjunction with SAP HANA with advanced functionality as a real-time profitability database. Using traditional methods, profitability data can only be analyzed at quarter's end due to the large amount of information needed to be analyzed on a real-time, or even weekly, basis. With the SAP CO-PA Accelerator, businesses can literally render hundreds of millions of line items in sub-seconds, providing essentially real-time access to profitability data.

Learn how to use the new SAP CO-PA Accelerator in conjunction with SAP HANA to analyze real-time profitability data. Bob Croce, product director of SAPexperts comments, "Until now many business users have relied on traditional, quarterly profitability analysis. Real-time profitability data allows customers to proactively manage in-the-moment actions instead of analyzing and reviewing data at the end of a period."

The article is written by Carsten Hilker and Dr. Karol Bliznak.

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About the Author:

Carsten Hilker is solution manager for Finance and Performance Management solutions at SAP. He has been working with SAP systems for more than 20 years. He is an active member and advisor to a number of think tanks and professional communities focusing on management accounting and performance management. Carsten is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Karol Bliznak is vice president of the EMEA Customer Solution Adoption (CSA) organization at SAP, focusing on successful customer adoption of strategic innovation, including SAP HANA and related applications. Karol works at the SAP AG headquarters in Walldorf, Germany. He has more than 12 years of SAP experience in enterprise performance management; financial accounting; controlling; business intelligence; governance, risk, and compliance; and technology.

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Press Release Submitted On: January 10, 2012 at 10:31 am
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