The SAP BusinessObjects planning and consolidations (BPC) tool is now optimized for S/4HANA Finance.  This is an Add-on to S/4HANA Finance introduced to overcome the pain points of multiple parallel planning process, transfer programs and Extraction, Loading and Transformation (ELT) between different planning systems, batch jobs, manual steps etc…Processing is done real-time using the incredibly powerful HANA in-memory database. 

The shift to real-time processing allows for enterprise-wide consistency, instant insight and the ability to use SAP Business Planning and Consolidation to perform predictions, simulations and what-if scenario planning.  The opportunity to have real-time data provides the ability to react quickly to changing market trends, provide current projections of cash flow, shorten planning cycle times and decrease time to report leading to a quicker financial close.