Here you can view the Value and the cost related to each Portfolio Item.
Information displayed includes: Expected Commercial Value (ECV), Net Present Values (NPV), Summary Planned Cost, Summary Actual Cost, Headcount (actual), and Derived Risk.
· The triangles at the top right of the table facilitate planning.
· The two triangles pointing right pan right by 2 columns, and to the last column, respectively.
· The two triangles pointing left do the same towards the left.
To directly go to a particular column:
1. Enter the column number in the box next to column.
2. Press Enter.
You can refine the project data displayed using the following functions:
Three options are available to record, view, and update additional information about the item.
· Online Documentation
Use the Display Metadata button to toggle between viewing Online documentation and Portfolio Metadata.
Click on the Create Document button to use a text editor and create a new document.
· Technical Info: Displays General information on this report including variable values, filter values, conditions and exceptions.
Here, are 4 more options for further analysis and collaboration.
· Data Analysis
Includes comprehensive information such as the Expected Commercial Value (ECV), Net Present Values (NPV), Summary Planned Cost, Summary Actual Cost, Headcount (actual), and Derived Risk is displayed in tabular format.
o The box on the left enables selection of Free Characteristics and those for the rows and columns of the table.
o Drill down into each characteristic provides granular information in the table.
o Moving the mouse over the icons provides respective explanation.
· Graphical Representation
This graphically represents financial information such as ECV, NPV, Sum Planned costs, etc for items.
o Choose from type of Charts or Swap Axes to view data as desired.
o Export to Excel to view and analyze detailed data in a spreadsheet.
o Save View to a file for later reference.
Displays General information on this report including variable values, and filter values.
Advanced Analysis (continued)
· Information Broadcasting
Use the BEx Broadcaster (Create New Setting) to distribute Web templates, queries and workbooks in either pre-calculated form or as an online link. You may distribute by sending e-mail or exporting into the Enterprise Portal.
The Documentation button provides additional information.
Save as Start View
Click on this button to save the current view as the Start / Default view.
Since SAP Business Information Warehouse (BW) data is not updated in real-time, any changes made to the details of a project are not immediately reflected. The time of the last data upload to SAP BW is displayed as Data Timeliness in the upper right corner of each SAP BW Report.