At its SAPPHIRE NOW 2014 mega conference, SAP declared war on complexity, in many ways. One example is the introduction of SAP Simple Finance, a set of solutions rewritten for simplicity within global finance departments.
finance departments. SAP Simple Finance takes advantage of the in-memory SAP HANA platform with new real-time insights for CFOs and finance departments that were not easily achievable before, such as for planning, analysis, accounting, consolidation, treasury, financial operations, risk, and compliance. SAP HANA unifies transactions (OLTP) and analytics (OLAP) to streamline and eliminate cycle times and reconciliations of the data, which allows month-end book-closing activities to go from traditional