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Persol Introduces SAP Business Objects

software products and Information Technology (IT) solutions, has introduced SAP BusinessObjects, a business intelligence tool onto the Ghanaian market for bankers, miners and executives in the manufacturing.

In collaboration with SAP AFRICA, an international IT company, Persol engaged the business executives for two days and explained the benefits of the tool.

"Most businesses experience gaps between strategy and execution and also experience major risks when attempting to pursue business opportunities.

SAP BusinessObjects helps companies to clean up data, intelligently analyze the data, perform predictions based on the clean data and deliver the information in various forms such as reports or dashboards delivered via a web browser, desktop or even on your phone," Michael Quarshie, Managing Director of Persol told CITY & BUSINESS GUIDE.

He continued: "SAP BusinessObjects is the leading business intelligence tool in the world and Persol is the implementation partner for SAP BusinessObjects in Ghana.

Persol will assist business users to place their business intelligence activities in the appropriate context and lead change management efforts around business intelligence deployments. Persol will also assist prospective business users with preconfigured reports and templates."

In a presentation, Simon Carpenter, Director of Strategic Business & SAP BusinessObjects, noted that because SAP was committed to Africa, it was deploying resources to the region to enable business users of SAP BusinessObjects optimize value from their investments.

He also spoke of the strength of SAP BusinessObjects in enterprise information management (EIM) by cleaning up data, creating metadata and master data as well as  information discovery and delivery (IDD) through the creation of visually compelling dashboards and reports, delivered via browsers, desktops or mobile phones.

It further boasts of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) which provides standard report templates for financial performance management, budgeting, planning and consolidation (BPC), revenue, profitability and cost management.

Additionally, it has governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions that provide solutions for monitoring operational and liquidity risks, with full support for BASEL II, III and IFRS.

Participants from the banking sector were introduced to SAP BusinessObjects' risk management monitoring and control functions.

Posted on Monday 25th October 2010

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