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    Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting for the Office of Finance: Understanding Planning Solutions and Scenarios with Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2

    Language:
    English
    This white paper outlines the basic and sophisticated planning scenarios that Office 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2 can support, and it gives guidance on the steps that should be taken when building a planning solution.
    • Version:

      1.0

      File Name:

      Understanding Planning Solutions and Scenarios.doc

      Date Published:

      6/22/2010

      File Size:

      4.2 MB

        Microsoft® Office 2010 and SQL Server® 2008 R2 offer a suite of components and out-of-box functionalities that allow companies to address some of the tough challenges of planning, budgeting and forecasting. Planning functionalities that are included on the Microsoft platform include:
        • Centralized data model with SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services.
        • Form & report authoring through Microsoft Office Excel® 2010 & PivotTables.
        • Data entry and What-If analysis through Excel 2010 PivotTables.
        • Dimensional data modeling with PowerPivot for Excel 2010.
        • Online document storage and collaboration with security and workflow for forms and reports through Microsoft SharePoint® Server 2010.
        This whitepaper outlines the basic and sophisticated planning scenarios that Microsoft Office 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2 can support and gives guidance and on the steps that should be taken when building a planning solution.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

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