allergan.pngAllergan

ProjectRedefine data management with BPC 
Description: Allergan was able to trim the monthly close by one day - a 35% reduction in the corporate close timeline, eliminated the need to manually load data, enabled the company to see profit and loss by financial area, country, and product as well as entity, as well as balance their intercompany accounts.  
IndustryLife Sciences

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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

CCHMC.jpgDescription: Learn about Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's current use of the BPC solution as implemented with Column5. SAP will provide a brief update on developments in the Healthcare Industry and how SAP Analytics solutions address these unique requirements.
Industry: Healthcare 

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CKE Restaurants

Project: Unified enterprise-wide performance management
DescriptionCKE was able to consolidation company-wide data, reduce the budget cycle by one-third, and met financial planning deadlines by completing consolidated financial reports in a short period of time. 
IndustryRetail 

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DFDS

dfds.jpgDescription: This cases study looks at the evolution of performance management at DFDS A/S and the role of Column5 eLearning in supporting a sustainable training strategy. 

Five years ago, DFDS set about redefining to way it managed the performance of its business and selected SAP BPC as the tool to support that transformation. Join our webcast to hear about the DFDS journey and how the DFDS BPC 2.0 project is delivering performance management transformation.  

Hear also how Column5 eLearning is playing an important role in creating a sustainable learning environment, critical to achieving high acceptance levels for the new solution, driving higher levels of user satisfaction and so getting maximum value from the DFDS investment in SAP BPC.
IndustryShipping & Logistics 

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discovery_logo.pngDiscovery Communications

Description: Discovery Communications is a global leader in many areas of media.  As it prepared to become a public company in 2007, it became acutely aware of the need to better management information.  SAP BusinessObjects Planning & Consolidation provided a single platform for consolidation, reporting, analysis, forecasting, and planning. 
Industry: Media & Entertainment

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hisco.jpgHisco

ProjectFinancial reporting & operational scorecarding 
Description: Supply chain leader Hisco has 26 branches across the US that are evaluated quarterly on key metrics. Their manual Excel based reporting process lacked consistency, flexibility, scalability, and security. Using SAP BusinessObjects Planning & Consolidation, they were able to standardize KPI’s, streamline the reporting process, and gain greater visibility into their data.
Industry: Manufacturing 

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ProjectFinancial reporting & operational scorecarding 
Description: Louisiana-based IBERIABANK installed the SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation application to improve its forecasting, reporting, and budgeting processes and support rapid geographic expansion. It subsequently upgraded to the 7.0 release of the version for the Microsoft platform. IBERIABANK can now analyze profitability for individual branches, products, and customers and more readily meet its balance sheet and liquidity requirements.
IndustryFinancial Services

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Project: Faster budgeting, revenue forecasting & enhanced performance reporting
DescriptionLionsgate, as a producer and distributor of movies and entertainment, needed a flexible solution for planning and forecasting that could adapt easily to a constantly changing model, as new projects came online ad new companies were acquired.  SAP BusinessObjects Planning & Consolidation enables them to keep pace on Hollywood time.   
Industry: Media & Entertainment

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NBC Universal

nbcu.jpgDescription: NBCU implemented BPC to expand their global reach. Hear how BPC SMART has optimized their spend, improve analysis, and given access to previously unattainable information, plus information on current projects in the works.
Industry
Media & Entertainment

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Northern Arizona University

nau.pngDescription: Join Northern Arizona University, Column5 and SAP for an informative session detailing the story of how NAU deployed SAP BPC, what the drivers for and benefits of an integrated solution have done for their complex budgeting environment and why they chose SAP and Column5 as their partners. This session will also include a live demonstration of Column5’s Higher Education Starter Kit.
Industry:  Higher Education 

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Description: Learn how and why Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP implemented SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) with Column5.  We will also provide an overview of BPC along withbest practices and design options when configuring BPC in Professional Services organizations.
Industry:  Professional Services 

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pepco.jpgPepco Holdings, Inc.

DescriptionPHI, a large energy delivery company needed to improve a cumbersome budgeting process for Operations & Maintenance and Construction.  They chose SAP BusinessObjects Planning & Consolidation to replace a series of manual systems and processes, resulting in the ability to do effective iterative planning and analysis.
Industry: Utilities

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SanDisk

Sandisk-1.gifDescription:  Learn how SanDisk leverages SAP’s integrated platform to create an integrated planning model from the income statement to the balance sheet and then to Cash Flow projections. This case study also includes  how and why EPM10 was selected and deployed to provide best in class planning with the help of Column5 Consulting.
IndustryStorage Devices 

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ServiceNow

ServiceNow.pngDescription: ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, we help the modern enterprise transform the delivery and management of services. ServiceNow provides service management for every department in the enterprise including IT, human resources, facilities, field service and more.

Learn how ServiceNow’s service-orientation and design focus around user experience and real time calculation transforms and automates strategic, operational, capex, and human resources planning across the enterprise as well as consolidations using SAP Business Planning and Consolidations 10.1 powered by SAP HANA.

Industry: Enterprise Software

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southwest_securities.jpgSouthwest Securities

ProjectAutomate management reporting, detailed budgeting & forecasting
Description: Southwest Securities had an inflexible financial reporting and planning process that required rekeying of data into Excel, with management receiving a new reporting package just once a year.  Now with SAP BusinessObjects Planning & Consolidation, management gets monthly reports and can accurately forecast the business.
Industry: Financial Services 

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United Pipe & Supply

Project: Unified enterprise-wide performance management
DescriptionWholesale distributor United Pipe & Supply was looking to re-engineer the company to grow revenue and profitability.  SAP BusinessObjects Planning & Consolidation provided a unified platform to improve accountability and performance while streamlining processes across the business.
Industry: Manufacturing 

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Varian Medical Systems

Varian.jpgDescription: Varian Medical Systems discuss their decision to implement Global Cost Center Planning using SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) with Column5 as a partner. Learn how best practices were used to help them win an internal CFO award. Varian will explain the challenges and their successes achieved to date along with their EPM roadmap.
IndustryMedical Devices

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yard-house-logo.pngYard House

ProjectStreamline financial consolidation, reporting, budgeting,  and planning 
DescriptionYard House, an upscale casual eatery, needed to streamline a consolidation process that used a separate GL at each store - a maintenance nightmare - with reporting done manually in Excel.  SAP Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC) provided an enterprise platform for consolidation, reporting, planning, and budgeting.
IndustryRetail 

 

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