TekLink International, Inc. Announces Free-of-Charge Starter Kit for Cost and Expense Planning for SAP® BusinessObjects™ Planning and Consolidation

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TekLink leverages its Consulting Thought Leadership to create an SAP BPC for NetWeaver® Cost and Expense Planning Accelerator

Starter Kit for Cost and Expense Planning Input Schedule

"TekLink has been able to tap into our EPM thought leadership, to deliver an impressive package of streamlined tools, ribbons, templates and easy to use graphical data load interfaces." said Michael Svolos, Director EPM TekLink International.

TekLink International Inc. today officially announced the release of its Starter Kit for Cost and Expense Planning (SKCEP) for SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC). The Starter Kit serves as an implementation accelerator for customers embarking on an SAP BPC project.

"We are pleased to have collaborated closely with SAP to deliver this free-of-charge Starter Kit" said Michael Svolos, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Director of TekLink International. "TekLink has been able to tap into our EPM thought leadership to deliver an impressive package of streamlined tools, ribbons, templates and easy to use graphical data load interfaces."

The free-of-charge NetWeaver version of SKCEP v1.5 includes: pre-defined cost center accounting data models and mappings, ECC and BW integration including extraction, retraction, a proprietary easy-to-use graphical interface for managing ECC-BW-BPC data integration, offline planning capabilities, and an excel ribbon with built-in functions to distribute, lock, spread, weight and trend values.

“This is another example of our strategy of working with our partner ecosystem to introduce pre-packaged, best practice solutions to solve specific customer needs and help customers get up and running faster,” said Bryan Katis, VP & GM, EPM Solutions at SAP.” We have already seen tremendous interest from SAP ERP customers that want to facilitate cost and expense planning in their respective organizations using the starter kit which is based on SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation, version for SAP NetWeaver.”

TekLink’s Starter Kit also provides immediate real benefits for customers. “Customers looking to leverage this Starter Kit should save up to an estimated 30% off of their BPC Cost and Expense Planning implementation time,” explains Edmund Manrique, TekLink International Vice President of EPM Solutions. “We also see a great added benefit for customers who quickly want a BPC Proof-of-Concept for Cost and Expense Planning up and running with their own data in about a week’s time. That’s real power when you can touch and feel a solution using your own data that quickly”.

TekLink’s free-of-charge version (v1.5) is available directly through TekLink’s website at:

A short demo of SKCEP’s functionality may be viewed via: http://www.youtube.com/embed/IJPhPc67N-A.

About TekLink International, Inc.
TekLink International, Inc. headquartered in Naperville, Illinois, is a leading implementer and thought leader offering services in support of SAP solutions to many Fortune 500 companies. Founded in 2003, TekLink specializes in services in support of business intelligence, planning, analytics and data warehousing. TekLink has international offices in Hyderabad, India and an Asia Pacific branch located in Melbourne, Australia. TekLink was awarded in 2009 the Seven Small Consulting Jewels Award by Consulting Magazine and was listed in the category of Top 10 IT Services Companies by Silicon India Magazine for the last 2 years.
To learn more, visit us at: http://www.tli-usa.com
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