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BW BPS - SEM-BCS - OUtlooksoft, i'm lost !!

PostPosted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:49 am
by pirlouis
Good morning,

I create this post to clarify the situation on the tools provided on BI platforme for Business Planning and budget design.
I already worked on previous version of SEM- BPS. but today i sudty the new tools and functionnalities and i find that now SEM BPS is called BW-BPS and it is replaces in BW by Intergrated Plannig which seems to be simpliest.
But what is the tools SEM BCS ?
What is differences with BW-BPS ?
DOes it an additionnal tools after BW or is it includes in BI or neatweaver ?
WHere i can find presentation on functinnalities and architecture ?

And final question what about Outlooksoft ? i participated to a Business Object presentation and they told that Business Planning WIll be OutlokkSoft, but do you know what is the roadmap ?

Thanks FOr your answers,


Re: BW BPS - SEM-BCS - OUtlooksoft, i'm lost !!

PostPosted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 9:17 pm
by zz
SAP is stating that BW and SEM will go away (actually depends who you speak with at SAP). It will maintain support for existing clients (for a while) and will sell if you ask for it specifically.

OutlookSoft part of the new toolset Business Objects that SAP is planning to rollout in the next few years in a phased approach that replaces BW, SEM, etc. It has a couple of different flavors, if you will, using OutlookSoft, Crystal Reports, etc.

Re: BW BPS - SEM-BCS - OUtlooksoft, i'm lost !!

PostPosted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 9:24 pm
by sunil838
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