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How to Manage Spreadsheet Risk from Within your SAP Environment

Are you frustrated at the mainly standard, readily structured reports available in SAP? Are you still using Excel to do a lot of the ‘heavy lifting’ reporting? 
 
Regardless of IT policy, Excel is still the go-to-tool for most users to transform their data into something meaningful. Yet, static spreadsheets inherently create issues around version control, complex cross referencing, master data references and calculation errors, all of which is an Audit Risk. The responsibility for this tends to fall between the Business and IT and can become a necessary evil.

Attend this webinar to hear how you can overcome these issues using an Excel add-in from Excel4apps.

What you'll learn: 
•Achieve a genuine Single Version of the Truth - discover how you can access live SAP data in real-time from an Excel front-end - your data remains in SAP but you view it from Excel.
•Reduce Financial Reporting and Consolidation Time by 70% - learn how Excel4apps helps you accomplish this goal by solving many SAP Process Challenges.
•See the Management Reporting capabilities of the award-winning GL Wand in action - be inspired to transform your period-end process.

If you’d like to find out more about how you can manage spreadsheet risk while still using Excel for reporting, then don’t miss this webinar.
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