Machine Learning for Finance

What is Machine Learning for Finance? The possibilities and benefits of Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are very promising. The application of these techniques triggers enthusiasm all round. However, what do the terms ML and AI actually mean? In many cases, the terms AI and ML are mixed up and it seems confusing […]

CPM Market Transformation

Innovative plug & play app for Country-by-Country reporting

CPMview has recently developed an innovative cloud app for Country-by-Country reporting. This unique app allows organizations to run the entire Country-by-Country process from a single solution; from compiling the data from different sources to publishing the reports.    Certificate ‘Qualified Partner Packaged Solution’ Last week CPMview received the certificate ‘Qualified Partner Packaged Solution’ from SAP, for the Country-by-Country app. This […]

SAP Analytics Cloud

CPM Market Transformation & Vendor Selection

CPM Market Transformation In recent years, corporate performance management (CPM) has been observed some major shifts in the market trend. The evolution of technological developments alongside changes in customer demands have led to a noticeable transformation of the CPM market. The following are a few highlights of key trends we have identified: CPM vendors’ offering […]

CPM Market Transformation

SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting & real-time consolidation

The business value of real-time consolidation Last summer, we already wrote an article about SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting: SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting is SAP’s newest consolidation solution, running on the S/4HANA platform and is available as cloud and ‘on-premise (running on your local server)’ version. SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting is directly working on the […]

SAP Group Reporting

Update SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting

SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting  – latest update offers major improvements. What is SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting? Last summer, we already wrote an article about Group Reporting: Group Reporting is SAP’s newest consolidation solution, running on the S/4HANA platform and is available as cloud and ‘on-premise (running on your local server)’ version. Group Reporting […]

SAP Group Reporting

OneStream XF 5.2 – Analyze without compromise

Analyze without compromise Today, companies need the finance organization to be more than just the recordkeeping accounting function. They rely more heavily upon the CFO and finance organization as a strategic partner to the business, by providing business insight and predictions to support decision-making and impact the strategic direction. Finance leaders deal with these challenges […]

OneStream Software Planning & Budgetting Reporting

OneStream Splash Madrid | 17-19 September

OneStream Splash Madrid As of May 2019, CPMview is a recognized partner of OneStream and we were happy to join the EMEA Splash in Madrid. Many customers, prospects and partners attended the three-day event and it reflected the increasing presence of OneStream in the EMEA market. During the inspiring keynote, Tom Shea (CEO) previewed some […]

OneStream Software Consolidatie

Breakfast event OneStream 29 October Utrecht, Restaurant Zuiver 08:00-10:00

The modern, complete and unified platform for Corporate Performance Management We would like to invite you to our OneStream breakfast event. During a delicious breakfast you will be informed in a short time about the possibilities and advantages of OneStream by means of a live demonstration.  In addition, there is the opportunity to share knowledge […]

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Breakfast event SAP Group Reporting 31 October Utrecht, Restaurant Zuiver 08:00-10:00

What is SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting? SAP Group Reporting for S/4HANA is a strategic SAP solution for consolidating data directly on the S/4HANA system. The objective of SAP is to combine the best parts of the different consolidation solutions offered by SAP in one consolidation solution integrated in the S/4HANA ERP system. The principle […]

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Key features & benefits of SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting

Key features & benefits of SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting SAP S/4 HANA for Group Reporting is SAP’s next generation consolidation and group reporting solution. It is available for all deployment scenarios (on-premise, single and multi-tenant) and is designed to incorporate the best features of prior SAP consolidation solutions. For example, SAP BPC (Business Planning […]

SAP Group Reporting

SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting

What is SAP S/4HANA for Group Reporting? SAP Group Reporting is the new consolidation solution for SAP on the S/4HANA platform and is available as a cloud and in ‘on-premise (on own server)’ version. SAP Group Reporting runs directly on the financial data in the S/4HANA Finance system and enables direct consolidation without having to […]

SAP Group Reporting

SAP BPC 11.1 for BW4/HANA 2.0 – more power under the hood

More Power under the hood SAP BPC 11.1 for BW4/HANA 2.0 was recently released. If we look at the SAP BPC frontend, from a purely functional point of view, this new (sub) version of SAP BPC does not offer any major improvements compared to SAP BPC 11.0.  So why is there a new version, if […]

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Budgeting & forecasting with SAP Analytics Cloud

Fast decision-making is a major challenge in a time when the amount of information available is constantly on the rise. CPMview implements SAP Analytics Cloud to combine planning, predictive analytics & business intelligence in one cloud solution. Complicated questions can be answered in a few steps. You can combine and visualise data from different sources, […]

SAP Analytics Cloud Planning & Budgetting

What do the 3 trends in CPM landscape developments mean to you?

Cloud, integration and platform Damien Wiegman | May 2019 | 15 minutes reading time The past decade will not be remembered for its technological developments when it comes to corporate performance management (CPM) solutions, but the market is ready for a significant transformation. Recent developments in cloud computing, in-memory computing, machine learning, artificial intelligence and […]

OneStream Software

An introduction to OneStream

OneStream: the modern, unified and independent platform for Corporate Performance Management Damien Wiegman | May, 2019 | 7 minutes reading time   CPMview is an official partner of OneStream since the spring of 2019. With this partnership CPMview has expanded its corporate performance management (CPM) solutions portfolio, offering its customers more options and possibilities for […]

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Strategic Forecast in SAP Analytics Cloud

Strategic forecasting is the translation of a company’s ambitions and long term goals into a Strategic Forecast, where different scenarios can be simulated to support various business cases. Ambitions and long-term goals are translated into high-level goals for the organization. Strategic forecasting is the process that you go through as an organization to determine your […]

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CPMview becomes latest OneStream Software implementation Partner

Press Release, April 16, 2019 OneStream Software today announced a strategic partnership with CPMview to transform Corporate Performance Management (CPM) processes for sophisticated organizations around the globe. This new partnership will provide industry-leading software and implementation expertise while driving efficiency in the Office of Finance. OneStream Software provides a revolutionary CPM solution that unifies and simplifies […]

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SAP BPC versions – Update and advice 2019

Changes, changes, changes Since our last article on SAP BPC flavors, two years ago, much has changed in the SAP EPM landscape. SAP BPC 11.0 has been released, a new Group Reporting solution was released and the SAP Analytics Cloud (‘SAC’) has been greatly improved with many planning and (predictive) forecasting functions. In this article […]

SAP BPC 11.0 SAP BPC versions

IFRS 15 process automated with SAP BPC

Automate the IFRS 15 revenue recognition process using SAP BPC. Since January 2018, all companies across all industries are required to comply with the IFRS 15 revenue recognition standard. The IFRS 15 revenue recognition standard has been developed by the IASB in order to provide guidance on accounting for revenues from contracts with customers. The […]


Meet us at Connect to Innovate on October 2nd

SAP and VNSG are organizing their joint event ‘Connect to Innovate’ again on October 2nd. CPMview is also represented at this event and we are happy to share our knowledge in the area of ​​Finance & Analytics. Would you like to know more about Integrated Reporting, Predictive Insights, Financial Forecasting or Dashboarding & Visualization? Visit […]


Take advantage: start using the CPMview Finance Benchmark!

It is proven that Benchmarking is one of the most effective ways to improve operations and boost productivity. Benchmarks represent industry accepted standards and best practices, being valuable for every company. Today, the expectations of finance functions within MNEs are higher than ever. Business Intelligence and Management Information are of great importance when it comes to internal […]

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SAP EPM & Analytics Innovation Event

Stay up to date with the recent innovations in the SAP Enterprise Performance Management portfolio. Learn how these innovations add value to your core financial reporting processes. Curious how the SAP EPM roadmap is evolving? Visit our event!    

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SAP BPC 10.0 vs 10.1

SAP BPC 10.0 vs 10.1 – Upgrade not a migration BPC 10.1 was released in 2014. Is your company currently running SAP BPC version 10.0 and are you wondering whether you should upgrade to 10.1? We have looked into this subject and want to share the following findings: Compared to the previous release, BPC 10.1 encompasses little changes. From […]

SAP BPC versions

Hybrid planning with SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) and SAP Analytics Cloud

By: Maarten Baatenburg de Jong, Senior Consultant CPMview During the annual SAP Innovation Day for Partners, SAP presented the latest innovations, positioning of SAP products and the latest strategic roadmaps. In one of these sessions SAP introduced a fairly new proposition: hybrid planning with SAP BPC and SAP Analytics Cloud. Within CPMview we’re following the […]

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Smooth reporting and consolidation at De Heus

The successful family business De Heus is participating in the world top of the animal feed industry. They use SAP BPC for the reporting and consolidation process. Due to various improvements, there is more time now for monitoring and analyzing the figures.   All data from a single source De Heus is a successful family […]

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Planned SAP Releases Q2 (2018)

Application Version Latest SP Version Release Date Mainstream Maintenance End NetWeaver Version BPC 7.0 MS SP12 March 31, 2016 – BPC 7.5 MS SP07 March 31, 2016 – BPC 10.0 MS SP25 May 1, 2018 December 31, 2020 – BPC 10.1 MS SP09 March 29, 2018 December 31, 2022 – BPC 7.5 NW SP19 January […]

SAP BPC different flavors; what are the differences?

< READ ALSO THE LATEST UPDATE OF SAP BPC VERSIONS – Update and advise 2019 > SAP BPC different flavors; what are the differences? Traditionally SAP BPC came with 2 flavors; SAP BPC for the Microsoft platform and the NetWeaver platform. With the release of SAP BPC 10.1 two product variations were introduced in the […]

SAP BPC versions

SAP EPM & Analytics Innovation Event

Stay up to date with the recent innovations in the SAP Enterprise Performance Management portfolio. Learn how these innovations add value to your core financial reporting processes. Curious how the SAP EPM roadmap is evolving? Visit our event! The CPMview SAP EPM & Analytics Innovation Seminar gives insight in how Hybrid Planning with SAP BPC 11.0 and SAP Analytics Cloud […]

Are you curious about the benefits of SAP BPC 11.0 for your organization?

Sign up for the SAP BPC 11.0 workshop! During de workshop you will be introduced with the new possibilities of SAP BPC 11.0. We will focus on what differentiates SAP BPC 11.0 from older versions of SAP BPC. Besides this, some other applications will be highlighted: which integrations are possible to become futureproof? Which topics […]

Re-design SAP BPC bij Fagron

Over time, the business model of Fagron changed and SAP BPC was not able to meet all business requirements anymore. They needed a partner to re-design the financial reporting and consolidation processes. Fagron is global market leader in the market of pharmaceutical compounding and active in 32 countries in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa, Asia […]

SAP Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC) Optimized for SAP S/4HANA.

SAP Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC) Optimized for SAP S/4HANA Recent research among SAP Finance customers stated only 12% of the respondents can respond to data requests within a working day. Today, large enterprises strongly focus on efficiency and agility when it comes to the availability of corporate information. This article describes how SAP Business […]

SAP BPC at Leaseplan

Supervising test process SAP BPC at Leaseplan Deloitte has asked CPMview to support in guiding the testing of the SAP BPC project of Leaseplan. CPMview will mainly be involved in the preparation and supervision of acceptance tests. In doing so, CPMview will identify test results, where possible, and have contact with both the business and […]

SAP BPC: How to choose among different versions

Door: Maarten Baatenburg de Jong, Senior Consultant CPMview When it comes to SAP BPC, you can’t complain about the absence of choice. Having decided to implement SAP BPC is one. But then it suddenly turns out that since the new release of BPC 11.0 there are five different versions available for BPC nowadays. Making up […]

SBR: The standard for providing your financial statements

The Dutch government has determined that starting from the financial year 2016, micro and small legal structures are obligated to distribute their financial statements in SBR (Standard Business Reporting). What does this mean exactly and what are the consequences for your company? What is SBR? For some years now, governments have been trying to work […]

SAPinsider Conference 2017 – RAI Amsterdam

This year, the SAPinsider Conference was held in the RAI in Amsterdam. From 14 until 16 of June, people from 30 countries came together to learn about the latest SAP technologies and product releases and share experiences with each other. Upon arrival at the RAI, we were welcomed by the enthusiastic organization in striking blue […]

SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 11.0

In our previous newsletter, we informed you about the different flavors of SAP BPC. Now we want to focus on the latest version of SAP BPC; SAP BPC 11.0 version for BW 4/HANA. SAP BPC 11.0, version for SAP BW/4HANA is a new release of BPC on the BW/4HANA platform and not on NetWeaver BW. […]

SAP Releases

  Application Version Latest SP version Download link  Release date Mainstream Maintenance End NetWeaver Version BPC 7.0 MS SP12 BPC 7.0 MS 3/31/2016 – BPC 7.5 MS SP07 BPC 7.5 M 3/31/2016 – BPC 10.0 MS SP23 BPC 10.0 MS 04/28/2017 12/31/2020 – BPC 10.1 MS SP07 BPC 10.1 MS 03/10/2017 12/31/2022 – BPC 7.5 […]

Webinar SAP BPC BW integration

On July 6th, we will organize a 30-minute webinar with SAP about integration of BPC with your BW environment. Topics that will be addressed are our standard budgeting, planning and consolidation solutions and integration capabilities for integrating your transaction data and master data from BW to BPC. During the webinar there will be a live […]

The added value of SAP Analytics Cloud

In the blog of November 2016, we wrote about the newly introduced Cloud BI Tool of SAP; SAP Analytics cloud (the successor of SAP BusinessObjects Cloud). The visual possibilities, the different ways to access data and the location of the tool within the SAP-landscape were described in that blog. The added value of SAP Analytics […]

Efficient Budgeting with SAP Business Planning & Consolidation

Budgets provide the basis for a clear understanding among organizational levels. Budgets are realistic plans expressed in quantitative terms that support (senior) management in controlling divisions and business units. This blog describes common budgeting challenges and emphasizes the advantages of budgeting with SAP Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC). The traditional budgeting process starts with a […]

Get more out of SAP BPC, do the BPC Scan!

As a SAP BPC user you want the most out of the investment, but do you so? From our experience, we know it occurs regularly that the SAP BPC application does not meet the expectations, falls performance or business processes throughout the years have changed whereby SAP BPC no longer connected. With the BPC scan […]

CPMview supports Bose® in optimizing their SAP BPC solution

CPMview supports Bose® in optimizing their SAP BPC solution Bose® has requested CPMview to perform a system scan of their SAP Business Planning & Consolidation solution (BPC NW on HANA, version 10.0) used for worldwide legal and management consolidation and reporting. Goal of the scan is to give recommendations for improvements to optimize the current […]

CPMview Recognized Expertise Partner SAP

SAP enters annually an examination forward to its partners to see if they still meet the requirements of ‘Recognized Expertise Partner’. Partners in the ‘category of Recognized Expertise’ meets strict requirements established by SAP and will be assessed annually. CPMview again meets al requirements and can be mention as Recognized Expertise Partner at the field of […]

Recently CPMview has formalized its support activities

Recently CPMview has formalized its support activities. There have been appointed two dedicated support staff members, we have renewed our Service Level Agreement (SLA) and we have implemented a registration tool. Sometimes questions are so complex that expert knowledge is required. You might be shorthanded or you want to have confidence that an important closing […]

CPMview deelt hoogtepunten van SAP Insider Wenen

SAP Insider in Wenen is voorbij en we delen graag onze bevindingen met jullie. SAP Business Objects Cloud is met een grote opmars bezig en kan een goede aanvulling zijn op een SAP BPC NW omgeving. De oplossing ziet er zeer robuust uit en biedt veel functionaliteit op het gebiedt van samenwerking, data integratie, planning […]

CPMview joins the SAP Financials Conference in Nice!

The most important SAP event of the year for financial accounting, control, planning, consolidation, closings and reporting. During this event SAP shares her vision on the modern financial department and the important role for SAP S/4HANA, SAP. Simple Finance, and SAP Cloud for Planning to realize this transformation.