In this recording from the Controlling 2014 conference, you'll hear from Sydnie McConnell about how Woodward, a leading designer and manufacturer of hydro-mechanical and electronic fuel controls and delivery systems, decided to move its planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes to SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.0 (NetWeaver).


This case study covers:
• How the finance team made the business case for planning, budgeting, and forecasting
• Implementation timeline from planning to go-live
• Best practices for building a system migration roadmap
• Tips for ensuring that accounting, reporting, and closing activities can carry on “business as usual” during the implementation

Get a list of key considerations to evaluate in advance of a SAP BPC implementation including ensuring that Business Warehouse is compatible with BPC 10 NW.






Sydnie McConnell is the lead SAP business systems analyst for Finance at Woodward, which integrates leading-edge technologies into fuel, combustion, fluid, actuation, and electronic control systems for the aerospace and energy markets. Sydnie has over 14 years of experience with SAP Financials, both as a cost accountant and a systems analyst. She’s worked on a variety of complex projects, focusing on SAP Controlling, including several global SAP ERP and BPC implementations. Learn more about Sydnie's session at Controlling 2015 on Woodward's top 10 advanced reporting tips.