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Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

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Likelihood to Recommend

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

Adaptive Insights is well-suited for accommodating different areas within the organization that have different cost drivers and/or have different allocation needs. The capability to design planning sheets using the lookup values offers flexibility that was difficult to produce with confidence in our other planning tool. Using dimensions and attributes within our organization's design, allows the ability to dissect data in different ways and report in more flexible formats to meet user needs. In addition, the OfficeConnect plug-in with Adaptive offers expanded Board reporting capabilities where Adaptive Reporting may come up short. The Discovery Dashboard provides quick visuals for C-Suite on demand.
Limin Kinsey, CPA, CFE | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

SAP BPC is well suited for complex planning and consolidations needs where the underlying transactional system is SAP ECC. It suits well if the organization has separate teams with BPC, ABAP, BW, Basis, Hana skillset. SAP BPC is less appropriate for organizations using Agile methodology. It is not suitable for organizations in a hyper-growth cycle as the installation and implementation is time-consuming. It will not work for organizations where the planning and budgeting needs keep changing frequently. The UI of SAP BPC is not very intuitive and very difficult to set up a dynamic dashboard for senior executives and officials of CxO.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

BI Standard Reporting

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
9.3
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Pixel Perfect reports
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
9.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Customizable dashboards
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
10.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Report Formatting Templates
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
9.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

Ad-hoc Reporting

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Drill-down analysis
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
9.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Formatting capabilities
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Integration with R or other statistical packages
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Report sharing and collaboration
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

Report Output and Scheduling

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Publish to PDF
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Report Versioning
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Report Delivery Scheduling
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

Data Discovery and Visualization

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.7
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Predictive Analytics
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

Access Control and Security

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
9.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Multi-User Support (named login)
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
9.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Role-Based Security Model
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
9.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
9.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

Mobile Capabilities

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.5
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Responsive Design for Web Access
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Dedicated iOS Application
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Dedicated Android Application
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
10.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.4
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.6
Long-term financial planning
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.6
Financial budgeting
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.9
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.8
Forecasting
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
9.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
9.0
Scenario modeling
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.1
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.3
Management reporting
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.8
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.4

Consolidation and Close

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.8
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.7
Financial data consolidation
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.5
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.8
Journal entries and reports
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
6.2
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
9.1
Multi-currency management
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.3
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
9.3
Intercompany Eliminations
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.8
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.2
Minority Ownership
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.8
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.9
Local and consolidated reporting
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.4
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.9
Detailed Audit Trails
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.5
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
7.9

FInancial Reporting and Compliance

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.9
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.5
Financial Statement Reporting
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.7
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.9
Management Reporting
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.6
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.2
Excel-based Reporting
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.4
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
9.1
Automated board and financial reporting
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.5
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
7.7
XBRL support for regulatory filing
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.4
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

Analytics

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.1
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
7.3
Personalized dashboards
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.5
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
7.2
Color-coded scorecards
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
6.5
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
6.7
KPIs
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.4
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.1
Cost and profitability analysis
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.3
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
7.4
Key Performance Indicator setting
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.9
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
7.8
Benchmarking with external data
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
5.2
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
6.7

Integration

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.2
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.4
Flat file integration
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.2
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.5
Excel data integration
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.3
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
9.0
Direct links to 3rd-party data sources
Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.2
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
7.8

Pros

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

  • I love how easy it is to track software and general amortizations in Adaptive. The software has been an issue with my past employers, but it flows very easily here in Adaptive.
  • We also use Adaptive's OfficeConnect for easy reporting. It has helped us automate our reporting as we work with internal departments. We have the reports built, and the software and can refresh all of them simultaneously, reducing generation time and giving us more time for analysis.
  • We are building out more operational metrics now. We are starting to track sales opportunities across different business segments to see the correlation between spending activities and opportunity generation. This helps us set better targets in the future. This paired with OfficeConnect also makes it very easy to track and report on operational metrics in addition to financial metrics.
Mark McConkie | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

  • SAP BPC is real time data. You can send information into the system and see it reflected in your reports immediately. Other systems may require a manual push into a reporting system.
  • SAP BPC is a shared reporting tool, so multiple users can be working in a model/environment at the same time, real time. This is especially helpful if your workbooks incorporated multiple processes requiring multiple users to get into the same model.
  • SAP BPC is a powerful tool designed to help all facets of the company, from cash flow to capital expenditures to headcount management to financial planning to consolidation.
Jeffrey Suk | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

  • When trying to learn about a new feature or a feature I have not used previously it is sometimes difficult to find that information on the help section.
  • Adaptive can be deployed through consultants when they do not have specialized knowledge like higher education. This sometimes makes it difficult to determine who to contact when experiencing issues with the model after implementation.
  • You are limited to one master chart of accounts. When you have multiple businesses this can cause some difficulties that can be overcome, but takes additional thought and planning and can cause issues when making changes.
Brian Kyslinger | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

  • Being from a law firm, the system needed a lot of custom tailoring in order to fit our full needs (although many companies could say the same thing). Although the ability to highly customize the system to the company's needs is a positive, it frequently results in the system responding in unexplainable and unrepeatable ways which negatively impacts and slows the budget process. Because of the sporadic nature and variety of the issues, we are unable to repeat them on cue and therefore cannot nail down a solution.
Anthony DePasquale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company 8.9
Based on 34 answers
The tools is powerful for planning and reporting purposes, but also very easy to use for non-financial end-users. Team members have expressed how happy they are with the application and the ability we've given them to make their work lives more efficient.
Brad MacDonald | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation) 7.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Usability

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company 7.3
Based on 79 answers
Menus are easy to navigate, sheets are straightforward and flexible and you can work on your budget/forecasts without being at the office. The cloud based system makes it easy for users to complete their processes offsite and without needing there work provided computer. Creating new reports using both the web based Adaptive tool and OfficeConnect is quite simple with very minimal training.
Gary Grzesiak | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation) 8.7
Based on 2 answers
Unlike other SAP traditional products, SAP BPC was meant to be simple and familiar to financial users
Juan Carlos Crespo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company 7.3
Based on 10 answers
We can access Adaptive anytime 24/7 from any computer or laptop pc or Mac. They are committed to keep this product up to date and relevant
Harry Vasels | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation) 9.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Performance

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company 9.1
Based on 5 answers
Product performs well when making and saving changes and navigating between pages within the application
Andrew Rosenberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation) 7.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Support Rating

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company 8.0
Based on 13 answers
Support requests are always handled promptly and resolved favourably.Many user support requests arise during initial deployment and use and often represent questions relating to best methods or how to approach their particular situation, which we gladly assist with as we provide the appropriate skills transfer training and assistance.As clients become more knowledgeable in working with the product suite then they tend not to ask many questions.
Greg Clarke | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation) 7.0
Based on 1 answer
We need a big support team with various skillset like BPC, ABAP, BW, HANA, FICO etc
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company 8.2
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation) 9.0
Based on 1 answer
SAP BPC training content and trainers are very good. The training is structured and provides a very good understanding of the product features and functionalities. I attended 6 separate training sessions of week-long or more. I had very good experience in all the sessions. The training is organized very well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company 8.8
Based on 7 answers
Online webinars provided by Adaptive Insights gave me the opportunity to explore more features in AI and perform my tasks more efficiently.
Lenny Wu, MBA, MA, CPA, CGA | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation) 9.0
Based on 1 answer
SAP Training contents are very good, informative and exhaustive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company 8.8
Based on 15 answers
Be open to working up the plan in a way that leverages the power of the software.

Look to maximise the knowledge transfer early on - the software is very usable. You'll be able to maintain it yourself rather than being hooked to the partner
Lee Hawthorn | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation) 8.0
Based on 1 answer
The implementation was carried out in two phases spread over a period of 4 years with 2 upgrades in between. We also had multiple upgrades to HANA.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

For us, it came down to Adaptive Insights and Host Analytics. The benefits seemed very comparable. We ultimately decided on Adaptive Insights because it cost less to implement and the time to implement was less compared to Host Analytics. We are VERY happy with our decision to go with Adaptive Insights.
Denise Lewis | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

With Hyperion we struggled as it didn’t have integrated planning and consolidation, whereas BPC does have it. BPC is easier for reporting as it is Excel-based. Also BPC has prepackaged business process flows that helped a lot. Hyperion on the other hand has a faster response time for user queries or report generation.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company 9.1
Based on 8 answers
Some aspects of the application are very scalable (formulae, metadata changes, adding/changing users, etc.) while others are less so (dashboards, data integration etc.)
Bob Katz, CMA, CFM, CFP® | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation) 9.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Return on Investment

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

  • We use Adaptive Planning as our main budgeting software. Adaptive is always releasing new features to improve the functionality, and this makes working it is much more efficient.
  • Adaptive has many resources to help you use Adaptive. However, not many answers can be found on Google.
Samantha Monastra | TrustRadius Reviewer

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

  • When originally implemented (as the predecessor product Outlooksoft) BPC took ASU from trying to budget and forecast for a 2B enterprise out of spreadsheets and into a far more consolidated tool. It has saved us considerable time over the years and paid for itself several times over.
  • BPC also allows us to present our budget in multiple different views to support management, board and departmental reporting.
Rebecca T Barber, MBA, PHD | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

* per seat, per installation

SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.6
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.9
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
7.0

Usability

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.3
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.7

Reliability and Availability

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
7.3
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
9.0

Performance

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
9.1
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
7.0

Support Rating

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.0
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
7.0

In-Person Training

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.2
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
9.0

Online Training

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.8
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
9.0

Implementation Rating

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
8.8
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
8.0

Scalability

Adaptive Insights, a Workday company
9.1
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
9.0

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