Real Time Results = AO + BW IP + HANA

November 15, 2023

Are you a finance professional seeking a powerful solution to analyze financial data in real-time? Look no further! Breakaway Technologies is here to introduce you to the game-changing combination of SAP Analysis for Office (AO), BW Integrated Planning and SAP HANA, a trio that promises to revolutionize the way you handle financial analytics.


SAP Analysis for Office (AO): Unleash Your Analytical Potential

SAP Analysis for Office is a Microsoft Office add-in tailor-made for financial analysts. It empowers you to perform multidimensional analysis of OLAP sources, all from within the familiar environment of Microsoft Excel. Here’s why you should consider AO for your financial analysis needs:

  • Ad-Hoc Analysis: Perform on-the-fly analysis of OLAP sources directly in Excel.
  • Seamless Integration: Connect effortlessly with SAP Business Warehouse and SAP HANA.
  • Real-Time Insights: Harness the power of real-time analytics for quicker decision-making.
  • Dynamic Presentations: Embed your findings into live PowerPoint presentations for easy sharing.
  • Big Data Handling: Analyze vast volumes of data without breaking a sweat.
  • Versatile Data Sources: Access various data sources including queries, CDS views, HANA, BPC, and local files.
  • Flexible Workbook Processing: Process workbooks flexibly, store them centrally or locally, and even work offline.
  • Custom Applications: Build Excel-based workbook applications tailored to your specific needs.


SAP BW Integrated Planning (BW IP): Your Path to Precision Planning

BW Integrated Planning provides business experts with an infrastructure for creating and operating planning scenarios or other applications. Planning covers a wide range of topics, ranging from simple data entry to complex planning scenarios.

  • Data Input and Integrity: Users can input planning data, and the system can perform data validation and consistency checks.
  • Improved Accuracy: The integrated approach reduces errors and inconsistencies in planning data.
  • Enhanced Collaboration: Collaborative features allow different departments and teams to work together on planning processes.
  • Integration: Seamless integration with SAP BW and other SAP applications.
  • Versioning and Auditing: Tracking changes and offers version management capabilities for any planning scenario


SAP HANA: The Engine of Real-Time Data

SAP HANA is a revolutionary database management system that stores data in memory, not on a disk. Here’s why finance professionals like you should consider HANA:

  • Real-Time Data Processing: Process high volumes of data in real-time, enabling instant insights.
  • Lightning-Fast Queries: Query massive datasets in real-time, speeding up decision-making.
  • Custom App Development: Develop custom applications to meet your unique business requirements.
  • Seamless Integration: Seamlessly integrate applications across geographies and multiple data sources.
  • Reduced Data Loads: Unlike data replication and synchronization, which can introduce delays, real-time calculations provide up-to-the-minute information for quick insights.


Ready to harness the power of SAP Analysis for Office and HANA for your financial analysis needs? Don’t miss our on-demand webinar, set to be released on November 17th. It’s your chance to dive deeper into this groundbreaking technology and see how it can transform your finance operations.

Ready to get started? Contact Breakaway Technologies today and unlock the full potential of SAP Analysis for Office and HANA for real-time financial insights. Your journey to smarter financial analysis starts here!

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