Excel-Based Planning Solution for SAP
Elevate Your Planning and ForecastingMany companies depend on Excel’s power and ease of use for creating and maintaining Planning models. Still, the manual processes required are inefficient and aren’t scalable for businesses. Before considering a complex and expensive solution, consider connecting Excel directly to SAP with Planning Wand. It enables the validation and upload of budget planning and forecasting data from Excel to SAP―reducing the frustrations of users and management.
Bring your Excel planning models to life with powerful functionality and easy-to-use features.
Ensure a highly efficient planning process by combining these solutions together.
Retrieve Real-Time Actuals from SAP
Adjust Plan Values as Necessary
Upload Plan Data to SAP from the Same Workbook
Refresh Workbook to See Updated Values
When coupled with GL Wand, Planning Wand is an effective alternative to:
- Cost planning
- Revenue planning
- Rolling forecasts
- Driver-based planning
- Bottom-up/Top-down planning
- Zero-based budgeting
- Trending/incremental planning
Real-time error correction and validation before upload.
Upload Plan Data across Fiscal Years
Leverage Excel Wizards for creating Functions or add to existing Excel models, with no need to start over.
Maximize Existing Investments in SAP and Excel
Reduce manual effort to move historical Actuals from SAP into Excel, and then new Plans back into SAP.
Real-Time Actuals and Budget in Excel Planning Models
A powerful differentiator for companies striving to remain competitive.
Rolling Forecasts in Excel
Reduce frustration of users and management.
Flexible Layouts – Non-Disruptive Integration with Current Excel Planning Models
It's comfortable for business users and offers tremendous flexibility for building the models a company requires.
Empower End Users in Their Tool of Choice―Excel
Manual transferring of data from SAP to Excel and back to SAP are inefficient and aren’t scalable as your business grows.
Faster Planning & Forecasting Cycles in Excel
Rolling forecasts can be a powerful differentiator for companies striving to remain competitive. Unfortunately, most organizations can't achieve them today. What if it didn't have to take years, large investments and big process changes to get there? Your current technology, processes and planning models might be closer than you realize.