Bangkok - Freewill Solutions announced that it is expanding its consulting practice to SAP®BusinessObjects™. The initial focus is on SAP BusinessObjects Budgeting, Planning, and Consolidation (BPC) as it is considered quick win for any Thai businesses to empower their finance and operational managers to make faster and better decisions as they plan and manage their businesses. The Freewill partner's, Column5 Consulting, track record shows less time spent in forecasting, budgeting, and consolidation and lower financial risk cost associated with those activities from its survey with clients from various industries. The time savings is range between 25 and 50%, while risk cost less by 20 to 30% after BPC implementation.
BPC's ability to integrate into any already-in-used ERP systems allows the user to call specific data to be shown and to be managed on a single platform, while all works are done in a familiar excel format. These features make BPC an easy-to-use and a powerful tool for any companies. “It is not surprise to see many companies want to go further with technologies that can help enhance their organization performance. SAP Business Objects comes into play because it includes various tools/systems that help our client become more competitive.” said David Aldridge, Chief Operating Officer at Freewill Solutions.
To strengthen its BPC offering in Thailand, Freewill Solutions has entered into a cooperation agreement with Column5 Consulting, US-based Company and a global leader in performance management consulting and SAP®BusinessObjects™ solutions enabler. “We are very excited about the partnership with Freewill Solutions. Combining our expertise in SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation with Freewill Solutions's knowledge of Thai business environment will ensure the Thai companies will get the most from this solutions, particularly in the areas of interactive business forecasting and planning.” according to Gary Hawton, an International Director at Column5 Consulting. “To leverage Column5 experience, we will initially focus our marketing to companies in Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) area in 2011.” added David.
Under the agreement, Freewill Solutions and Column5 Consulting will collaborate in implementing SAP BusinessObjects Analytic applications, as well as the market-leading SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) portfolio of solutions.