CO-PA

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by Rajesh Phanibatla, Senior Manager, Hitachi Consulting June 5, 2017
Financials/BI – 

Rajesh Phanibatla explains how SAP has simplified Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) planning (account-based) using integrated SAP Business Intelligence (BI) content. SAP delivers predefined BI content bundles that contain BI objects related to various work streams such as finance, logistics, and cash management. You can activate the relevant BI content bundles using transaction code BSANLY_BI_ACTIVATION or by navigating to SPRO > IMG > Controlling > General Controlling > Planning > Setup for Planning > Activate BI Bundle Content for Planning in the configuration menu. This functionality is now part of SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) Optimized for SAP S/4HANA.


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by Janet Salmon, Product Manager, SAP AG | Stefan Walz, Chief Business Process Architect, Financials Development, SAP May 11, 2017
Financials – 
Janet Salmon and Stefan Walz look at real-time Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) processes in the context of project-based services with a view to combining a simple form of revenue recognition with enhanced cost management insights. They explain how each posting to a project can be extended to update the associated profitability characteristics and how to use project time confirmation to trigger real-time revenue recognition. They describe which types of projects can benefit from this approach, discuss the impact of deriving profitability characteristics at the time of posting, and explain the new configuration options delivered with SAP S/4HANA 1610.

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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect January 23, 2017
Financials – 
Ajay Maheshwari explains how you can now see real-time profitability from Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) even without settling the related expenses or incomes to CO-PA. You now have a feature that helps you to make a posting to the internal order and the data is updated in real time to CO-PA characteristics as well, without settlements.

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by Ajay Maheshwari, SAP FI/CO and SAP S4/HANA Solution Architect December 28, 2016
Financials – 
Ajay Maheshwari explains what existing users of costing-based Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) gain and lose by switching over to account-based CO-PA in the current scenario of SAP S/4HANA Finance, what considerations should be borne in mind while switching over, and how to address them.

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by Noorul Q. Khan, Consultant, SAP India October 18, 2016
Financials – 
Noorul Q. Khan explains the configuration and migration steps with broader logic for every step. He also includes some tips and tricks to bear in mind for a successful migration.

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by Srikanth Vadlamudi, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP August 12, 2016
Financials – 
Srikanth Vadlamudi explains how to define additional quantity fields in account-based Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) and how to implement Business Add-In (BAdI) FCO_COEP_QUANTITY. He also provides a tip on how to define a single additional quantity field and dynamically populate the quantity in a base unit of measure, even if the unit of measure belongs to multiple dimensions.

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by Praveen K. Murugesan, SAP CO Solution Architect August 2, 2016
Financials/SCM – 
Praveen K. Murugesan explains the pragmatic solution to implement the Material Ledger with multiple valuations in the production system without going through complex data conversion or significant changes to the existing system design.

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by Mehulkumar Patel , Senior System Engineer, Conagra Foods May 12, 2016
Financials – 

Mehulkumar Patel shows you the general configuration steps to set up a connection between SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) and an SAP Landscape Transformation system and to set up a connection between the SAP Landscape Transformation system and SAP HANA. He explains how to start the initial load from ECC to SAP HANA through the SAP Landscape Transformation system. He also explains how to use SAP HANA accelerators and how to resolve issues related to them.


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by David Golan, Senior SAP CO/FM Professional Consultant, C-Value, LTD December 8, 2015
Financials – 
David Golan explains how to transfer actual costs to Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) so that you can compare your target profitability with actual profitability by different market segments and therefore provide accurate cost and profitability data to management.

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by Janet Salmon, Product Manager, SAP AG October 8, 2015
Financials – 

Janet Salmon explains how accounts and cost elements merge in SAP Simple Finance, and what to be aware of as you migrate from an older release or design a new chart of accounts in a new implementation or in the context of Central Finance. She then shows you how to report on these accounts and cost elements.


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Financials – 

Learn invaluable insight into how to use the material ledger for parallel valuation of inventory and calculation of ending inventory at actual cost.


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by Paul Ovigele, ERP Financials Consultant May 27, 2015
Financials – 
Paul Ovigele explains the differences between top-down distribution in account-based CO-PA and costing-based CO-PA. He also shows you how to configure settings to enable you to use top-down distribution with account-based CO-PA.

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by David Burns, Owner and Managing Partner, Prime, LLC April 17, 2015
Financials/SCM – 
David Burns explains product profit margin calculations in SAP ERP Central Component (ECC) 6.0. He describes the options available in standard ECC and provides insights into a broader realm of possibilities using SAP HANA and analytics. He also provides step-by-step solutions to see profit margins on sales orders that can quickly start you moving in the right direction.

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by Paul Ovigele, ERP Financials Consultant March 16, 2015
Financials – 
Most businesses that use profitability analysis (CO-PA) use the costing-based version. However, SAP Simple Finance uses account-based CO-PA with SAP HANA. Therefore, knowledge of account-based CO-PA is important for any organization that plans on implementing SAP Simple Finance. Paul Ovigele outlines the pros and cons of account-based profitability analysis (CO-PA) and explains what you need to look for before implementing it.

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by Janet Salmon, Product Manager, SAP AG December 29, 2014
Financials – 

Janet Salmon explains how SAP HANA enables sub-second drill downs through the millions of data records in a typical operating concern. She looks at the difference between costing-based and account-based profitability analysis (CO-PA) and explains why SAP is rewriting its applications to put a greater emphasis on account-based CO-PA.


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by Birgit Starmanns, Senior Director, Solution Marketing, EPM and Finance Solutions, SAP September 12, 2014
Financials/SCM – 
In an engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturing environment, a product is designed specifically for a customer, which is often an iterative process. After the engineering design has been signed off, the product is manufactured based on these specifications. These projects can last months or years, depending on the scope of the item that is being designed. Birgit Starmanns explains the calculations that are made in the Project System (PS) module, and the resulting entries in both the FI and Controlling (CO) modules at period-end.

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by Paul Ovigele, ERP Financials Consultant August 27, 2014
Financials – 

In this video Paul Ovigele discusses strategies to overcome one of the most common pain points associated with costing-based profitability analysis (CO-PA) — reconciling it with the SAP General Ledger.


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by Henner Schliebs, Senior Director, Analytics Strategic Product Marketing, SAP July 21, 2014
Financials – 

In this video Henner Schliebs of SAP provides a comprehensive introduction to SAP Net Margin Analysis, an analytics solution from SAP. 


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by Jothi Periasamy, Director, Big Data and Analytics, KPMG October 31, 2013
BI/Financials/SAP Professional Journal – 

In this video Jothi Periasamy demonstrates how to extract and analyze unstructured social media information to provide actionable business insight on product comparison, sales forecast, revenue predictions, and the financial implication on customer ratings.


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by Jothi Periasamy, Director, Big Data and Analytics, KPMG October 31, 2013
Financials/BI/SAP Professional Journal – 

In this video Jothi Periasamy shows you how to use advanced analytics on structured SAP Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) and unstructured social media data (big data). You'll learn about the advanced analytics capabilities of SAP HANA and Hadoop. The presentation part of the webinar is free; the demo is available for subscribers only. The video of the demo is titled "Demo: Advanced Analytics on Structured and Unstructured Data Using SAP HANA and Hadoop."


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