Performance Analysis covers the costing and accounting dimension of the application.
In traditional systems, you find this functionality in Reporting and General Ledger
modules as well as those modules which generate accounting entries.
Accounting entries are automatically generated based on rules. This allows also for
manual entries to generate additional postings (actual, statistical, etc.). For details
see Information Structure or Accounting.
Integrated Reporting, Data Warehousing and OLAP
From every document in the system, you can create reports. You can define the layout,
sorting, labels, etc. to customize it for your all or a specific organization or for
yourself. Reporting Views enable analytical and summary reporting.
The reporting facility (see details),
you can drill down to contained elements (e.g. from order to business partner, payment
rules, ..) or drill across to referenced items (from order to invoices, shipments, etc.
linked to that order).
For multidimensional entries, you can select the dimensions,
you want to report on.
All information can be printed or exported to Excel, Word, XML, PDF, etc. for further
processing. Secure Business Views allow you to extend the reporting to external dedicated
SQL based reporting tools (see details).
The majority of accounting transactions are generated. This allows you to report your
transaction in multiple accounting schema (details).
Manual journals allow you to create accounting entries for a specific accounting schema.
This is usually only used for correcting accounting entries.
The system allows you to generate journals for