SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, version for SAP NetWeaver

Planning applications powered by SAP Business Planning and Consolidation

Planning applications powered by SAP Business Planning and Consolidation   Since the announcement of SAP BPC 11.0 in June 2017, there are two different releases about SAP Business Planning and Consolidation in the market: Our strategic planning solution SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 11.0 (SAP BPC 11.0) in combination with our strategic Data Warehouse solution SAP BW/4HANA. In addition to this, SAP BPC 10.1 in combination with our SAP NetWeaver …

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How to define attribute for virtual master data

It is a very common requirement to define attribute for a dimension when using BPC as a planning solution. In BPC standard model, we just need to add a new field in web admin, and value maintenance is also very straightforward. How can we do that for virtual master data in BPC optimized for S/4 HANA, which is based on BPC Embedded model? As the name indicates, the master data …

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How to define attribute for virtual master data

It is a very common requirement to define attribute for a dimension when using BPC as a planning solution. In BPC standard model, we just need to add a new field in web admin, and value maintenance is also very straightforward. How can we do that for virtual master data in BPC optimized for S/4 HANA, which is based on BPC Embedded model? As the name indicates, the master data …

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[RTC] – Currency Translation Options

When implementing RTC one of the fundamental decisions when modelling the consolidation model is what Currency Conversion method will be used. 9 out of 10 people approaching me to talk about RTC will have questions about the currency translation. In this post I will try to highlight the options and differences between them. Currently RTC support three options for currency translation: BPC Currency Translation S/4 RTC Currency Translation Accounting Currency Translation   BPC Currency Translation …

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Download BPC package log without browsing UJFS tree

The standard way to download BPC package logs is by navigating a beautiful yet cumbersome tree structure in transaction UJFS: This ABAP report allows the user to directly paste the log file path, copied from the BPC data manager package status: Paste the file path and execute the program to download package log: Setup and usage Get the ABAP source code from: https://git.bluefinsolutions.com/mud-public/bpc-ujfs-get-log/raw/master/ZSCB_GET_UJLOG.ABAP Create a new report in SE38 and copy …

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ACDOCP vs InfoCube in BPC Optimized

In BPC Optimized for S/4HANA, there are 2 options available to persist the transaction data. One is through the traditional BW layer, for example InfoCube. The other is through ACDOCP table. Below is a comparison between InfoCube approach and ACDOCP. Criterion   InfoCube R01  Table ACDOCP Speed / In-Memory Planning yes – HANA high speed no – ABAP classic speed PAK-enabled yes no Audit log yes  no (yes – as of …

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SAP BPC 10.1 HANA – “Cannot find Documentary/directory” while processing a dimension

SAP BPC 10.1 HANA – Cannot find Documentary/directory Issue Unable to process some dimensions in BPC 10.1 administration and no obvious errors are recorded in BPC or in BW dumps. This type of error is difficult to identify as no clear indication of the root cause is shown. Symptom While processing a dimension, BPC administration throws an error “Cannot find document/directory”. Other than this no logs are generated or details …

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How to create the RTC Amount Key Figure

Although the RTC implementation documentation implies the use of the standard key figure /ERP/RTC_AMO, this InfoObject in fact is not part of the RTC BI Content, as stated in SAP Note 2460119 – Missing Key Figure /ERP/RTC_AMO and Characteristic /ERP/RTCMODEL in System of Real-Time Consolidation.   Bear in mind that this post was created based on the 1610 FSP01 release. The reason for RTC to have this special key figure is because normal amount key …

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BPC 10.1 – “Cannot perform Write (ILLEGAL_INPUT)”

How to resolve “BPC 10.1 – Cannot perform Write ILLEGAL_INPUT”   Symptom: While writing in BPC model, an error is thrown as shown in screenshot below “Cannot perform write (ILLEGAL_INPUT)” Analysis: Initial analysis was performed from BPC and BW administration to check all dimensions and models were active. We had then sent these table names to DB team to find the logs on these tables for last 10 days. From the …

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How to Integrate Work Status with Business Process Flow in SAP BPC for S/4HANA

Applies to: SAP BPC for S/4HANA Summary SAP customers who use SAP BPC for S/4HANA for financial planning in Management Accounting want to control the overall planning process by a guided work flow. This document describes the use of Business Process Flow (BPF) from SAP BPC for S/4HANA and the combined synchronized use of BPF and Work Status (WS) within the embedded Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC). The description bases …

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