Leadership Community Network
for SAP EPM & Analytics Professionals

Courses | Events | Forum | Community

Unlock the Secret to EPM Success

Join the ONLY Premium Network for SAP Analytics and Performance Management application users and prospective users. Whether you’re an executive, power user, or technical user, come join your fellow FP&A change-makers plus Column5 and SAP product experts in discussing real solutions to real problems. Take your SAP BPC and SAP Analytics Cloud skills to leadership level. Come be a part of a community, courses, forums, events and more!

 

You’ll have all you need to take your company’s EPM strategy, system and your career to the summit. Subscribing to the EPM Summit Network is the way to connect to expert content, product know-how and other SAP EPM solution users regardless of your role in the organization or where you are in your EPM journey. Position yourself and your team to be the difference makers and be part of something powerful!

Who Should Join?

Technical

Achieving and sustaining a high performing platform is a top priority for every organization.

Functional

Power Users & Admins learn best practices, tips and tricks, hands-on training and workshops to build your skills.

Executive

Responsible for EPM process effectiveness and calibrating investments to produce ROI. 

Community Features

Courses

eLearning content on all things
EPM available here 24/7.
Check our courses!

Forums

Want to discuss EPM related topics
with peers around the world?
Take a look in here.

Groups

Join our groups to connect with peers,
thought leaders and experts.
Discover new perspectives and resources!

Content

Need tips and tricks, want to learn
new concepts? Check out our
Summit Network exclusive content.

Benchmarking

Proactive monitoring of improvements
made, benchmarking of
your results to peers.

Events

Can't have too many friends, especially
if those friends know all about EPM!
Network with peers here.

Our Members Say

“The networking opportunities with other EPM users and administrators is entirely valuable to me and the way we run our EPM Platform”

BUSSINESS INTEGRATION

“I get information that will influence the biggest decisions/investments that my company needs to start thinking about”​

FINANCE SYSTEMS

“The sharing of knowledge of how BPC works and where all the technical options fit into it is what I liked the most”

BUSINESS ANALYST

“Column5 offers unmatched focused content on EPM-related matters”

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

Select Your Plan

MAIN FEATURES

BASE CAMP PLAN

FREE

Create a free personal account to connect and learn with peers and product experts. 

CAMP 2 PLAN

$99 / month

Everything from the Base Camp Plan plus additional tools to really accelerate your EPM Journey.

SHERPA PLAN

$3000 / year

Everything from the Camp 2 Plan plus additional tools to really accelerate your EPM Journey.
Need tips and tricks, want to learn new concepts? Stay up to date with our Blogs.
The more you contribute, the more you earn! Climb the leaderboard and see how you stack up to other EPM professionals. 
A forum community of your peers who use SAP Analytics and Performance Management software plus product experts from Column5 and SAP.  Chat, share tips, and learn from each other. Find other members by area of expertise or ask the whole network for help to overcome your challenges. 
Need a creative solution to a nagging problem?  Just figured out a challenging problem you want to share? We offer private forums on a wide range of topics. Engage with your peers and get the most out of your EPM SUmmit Network Experience.
Interactive e-Learning  for SAP BPC/SAC users. Gain unlimited access to our entire library of interactive e-Learning courses. These are not your snooze-inducing recordings offered by other trainers. Our courses include video training, hands-on simulated labs, and comprehensive checks and exams.
One pass to the EPM Summit Event in a location of your choice (US or UK – Currently virtual). This unparalleled event provides a unique perspective on how to approach your SAP Analytic & Performance Management applications. Have a colleague that wants to attend the event only without all the full membership? They won’t be able share in all the rest of the goodies listed here, but we do include 1 guest pass with each paid member.
Expert, curated content addressing your important EPM & Analytics challenges and solutions, including a library of over 150 curated videos. Enables year-round learning on a continuous basis. 
Quick, bite-sized lessons on basic and technical topics for users of BPC, SAC, and Darwin software.
Practice your newly learned skills in a live test environment hosted by Column5.
– BPC Admin
– EPM Add-In Reporting
– Darwin: demo model
– SAC: (coming soon)
This annual benefit will help you determine how your system stacks up to where you’ve been, and to others across three key categories: Technically – are you experiencing “average” performance, or could your solution be much more responsive? Functionally: Is your customer experience where it needs to be? And Strategically: Is your EPM process delivering the ROI you expect? We use efficient measurements to gather the data and provide a one time annual report to your team.
Private group for SAP Analytics and Performance software application power users and support personnel only.  Includes SAP BPC, SAP Analytics Cloud, S4/HANA, and integrations to Workiva. Get access to these virtual technical sessions with your peers who’ll have similar experience and tech problems to discuss best technical practices, workarounds, what’s working, and what isn’t.  
Private group for executives only.  For CFOs, CTOs, Directors of Finance, and similar FP&A and Accounting executives.  Get access to these virtual sessions of your peers with similar experience and problems to discuss common themes, what’s working, and what isn’t. Each session has a specific executive theme, topic, goals, and assignments so you’ll leave with actionable ideas
Get certified in the same EPM Maturity and Life Cycle Model used on hundreds of BPC and SAC projects by Column5. Get expert status to lead your EPM strategy, processes, and platform through all levels to the highest point of automation and connection between finance and operations.

Courses

Keep your skills sharp and use our extensive training catalog as a reference library to help you do your best by quickly overcoming hurdles, adding features, and exploring hidden functionality to take your organization to new heights with your EPM solution. Don’t have a different product or the next version? Want to get a glimpse of changes and get some familiarity with what’s new? Feel free to consume any course you’d like whether its your product/version or not.

Forums

Need a creative solution to a nagging problem? Feel like you’re all alone in your organization and no one knows what you do with EPM? Just figured out a challenging problem you want to share? The EPM Network is the place for these motivations and more. The more you put in, the more you get out!

Content

We want you to be successful in the long term, that’s why we include members only content to crack the code of EPM. Don’t be dependent on consultants, or be kept in the dark about how your EPM solution should work…explore our content to find hidden secrets you’re looking for.

Benchmarking

Its difficult to make progress if you don’t know how you’re doing. Use our benchmarking and tracking to determine how your system stacks up to where you’ve been, and to others across three key categories: Technically – are you experiencing “average” performance, or could your solution be much more responsive? Functionally: Is your customer experience where it needs to be? And Strategically: Is your EPM process delivering the ROI you expect? We use efficient measurements to gather the data and provide a one time annual report to your team. Sherpa members exclusive.

Events

As much as we hate to admit it, consultants don’t know everything. Want to find out more about the EPM solutions you rely on? In addition to consultants and all the great content in the EPM Summit Network, why not engage with peers in a live event? We will have in person events when conditions enable this, but for now, live virtual events are available to engage with peers and take your EPM solution and skills to the next level!