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Business Information Warehouse Bonus Material Author: Raja

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Copyright 3 CHAPTER 1. BW 3.5 4 HR Cube, 0PA_C01, Headcount and Personnel Actions 20 Reports from 0PA_C01 21 HR Cube, Benefits, 0PABN_C01 21 Reports for Benefits cube 23 CO-PA Cube example 0COPA_C03 (Quick start) 23 Reports from the CO-PA (Quick start) cube 24 HR Cubes 25 Tables in R/3 26 SD Tables 26 Other SD Tables 26 MM Tables 27 Purchasing Tables 27 FI Tables 27 CHAPTER 4. 30 CHAPTER 5. Table/fields 31 BW Transactions

CHAPTER 2. BW in NetWeaver 2004S (or version 7.*) 6 CHAPTER 3. 8 Business Content

Master data 8 0CUSTOMER Display attributes 8 Navigational Attributes for 0CUSTOMER 9 0MATERIAL Display Attributes 9 0Material Navigational Attributes 10 Info Cubes 11 MM Cube 0PUR_C01 – Purchasing Data 11 Reports for 0PUR_C01 12 MM Cube number 2, 0PUR_C02 Vendor Evaluation 12 Queries for 0PUR_C02 13 Info Cube 0SD_C01 (Customer) Example for SD cube 13 Reports for 0SD_C01 14 SD Cube, 0SD_C03, Sales Overview 14 Reports in 0SD_C03 15 Finance Cube 0FIAP_C03, AP Line Item 16 Finance Cube 0FIAP_C02, AP Transaction Data 18 Finance Cube 0FIAR_C03, AR Line Item 18 Reports for 0FIAR_C03 19 Finance Cube 0FIAR_C02, AR Transaction data 19 Report for 0FIAR_C02 19

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GL Data Source 0FI_GL_4 31 AR Data Source 0FI_AR_4 33 AP Data Source 0FI_AP_4 35 HR Data Source 0HR_PA_1 (Personnel Actions) 36 HR Data Source 0HR_PA_BN_1 (Benefits) 37 HR Data Source 0HR_PY_1 (Payroll Data) 37 Material Movements (Stock initialization) 2LIS_03_BX 38 Material Movements from Inventory Management 2LIS_03_BF 38

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AXIS_DATA – data values iv.access to query and view results. AXIS_INFO – meta data description iii. • New web XML items – catalog of web objects and Data provider information. the XML item data provider information gives the following data :. SAP Query • SAP Netweaver integration • BPS (Business Planning and Simulation) now integrated with BW 3.CHAPTER 1. customers can use javascript to customize depending what is on the cell. The XML data provider contains the following components ii. TXT_SYMBOLS – text elements for the query • The XML object catalog contains information about template properties. items and their attributes and list of data providers. flexible target currency and flexible point in time. • Open Hub Service can use logical file names now. CELL_DATA – value cells v. complete navigational state description. OLE DB. ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 4 . XMLA. i. • Integration of 3rd party tools in open hub • Formula builder performance increase – compiled instead of interpreting • BW connect to other clients (like APO) within the same system • Supports fully Unicode enabled BW server • Well integrated deployment with EP as iview or KM Object.5 • Re-usable patterns (Like using a web template within another template).5 This chapter gives the features of BW 3. BW 3. example you can use it for header/footer situation. • Drop down box for data views • New web item – Information Broadcasting • New chart designer wizard • Bex Web analyzer • More display options for master data (long names) • Now you can search hierarchy node variable • APD – Analysis Process Designer • New variables for currency conversion – with flexible rate types. contains both meta data and actual data.5 The features of 3.5 are as follows :• Information Broadcasting • Universal data integration – connectivity to JDBC.

MHTML. rating. Bex workbook. collaboration. Workbooks. search. Information Broadcasting Features • Distribute information by email or portal • Supports different formats HTML.BI Applications. queries • Can do it in different modes like precalculated. download. • ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 5 .subscription. Zip files • Supports different sources :. discussion.long.medium)). feedback. online • Ability to execute on events (example new data loaded to the info provider) • Wizard support for adhoc scheduling • Use of KM services for :.• Enhanced display options for displaying characteristics (like key and name (short. notes.

• Re modeling tool box. new analysis authorization replaces old authorization object. recording of parallel processes. enhanced application menus. display complete data flow. BW in NetWeaver 2004S (or version 7. • New Report designer for formatted reporting • Support of Visual Composer • WAD is now based of . New feature for write optimized data store (no change log and no activation required) eliminating the step for activation.Net • Bex Web printing – PDF printing supported ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 6 . allows you change info cubes without rebuilding from scratch • New tool content analyzer – analyze BI content objects • Support of new data sources like web service (XML).*) This chapter gives the features of BW 7. improved performance and flexibility. Unification of transfer and update rules • New user modifiable “End Routine” like start routine. using user id for background process. Authorization as union and not intersection. new data load status • Better error handling – use of error stack to fix and reload errors. high flexibility. • Process chain enhancements like copy. • New BI Accelerator – use of Trex engine and new hardware box. new process type called “decision” • Pro active monitoring : time lines and comparisons.* • Integration of transactional and analytical content • High performance architecture • Data warehousing work bench instead of AWB for improved usability. • Infosets new features includes support of Info cubes. • Re-partitioning possible without deleting data • Support of near in line storage • New authorization techniques. display only mode. special dimensions for authorizations • . UD connect • Remote master data access (no need to extract master data to BW) • GUI based transformation utility. • Unit conversion possible when loading data or reporting • Real time data acquisition • Performance improvement by using BI Acclerator. multi selection of objects. drill down views (all based on new technical content info cubes) • More query performance statistics : additional information in technical content.NET based query designer. multi provider information • Enhanced data load statistics. etc • ODS is now called Enhanced Data store objects.CHAPTER 2.

work book settings. navigation pane. excel options Bex analyzer design tool bar – contains grid analysis. Standard Bex formats replaced by excel formats Drag and drop operations New broadcasting features – formatted reports. exception broadcasting. ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 7 . Unicode support. broadcast to printer. new layout (workbook). PDF output. Access to UWL (Universal work list) from role. distribution by data burst (recipients from BW Master data). etc.• • • • • • • Bex Analyzer – direct access to info providers. query views. Document integration – document browser. use of excel formulas. application building in excel.

The following pages describe what master data attributes are.O. 0CUSTOMER Display attributes Name Address AFS SAP Number for Customer-DC AFS Customer Identification in Partner System Height of geo-location Location Fiscal year variant Industry code 1 Industry Code 2 Industry Code 3 Industry Code 4 Industry Code 5 Latitude of the Geo-Location Source System Longitude of the Geo-Location Name 1 Name 2 Name 3 Partner company number First telephone number Plant P. each area has one or more cubes described. Master data In many installations. find out how best you can get the additional data in to BW. 0MATERIAL and 0VENDOR.CHAPTER 3. it is very typical that you enhance 0CUSTOMER. as a functional consultant you should be thorough with what SAP offers and what the customer wants (gap analysis). as functional person you might be asked to find what SAP delivers and what the customer needs and do a gap analysis. Business Content The following section describe the samples from business content. Box CAM: PO Box Postal Code CAM: Postal Code (Geo-Relevant) Geo-location precision Data source ID of Geo-location House number and street Technical name 0ADDR_NUMBR 0AF_CUSTDC 0AF_CUSTID 0ALTITUDE 0CITY 0FISCVARNT 0IND_CODE_1 0IND_CODE_2 0IND_CODE_3 0IND_CODE_4 0IND_CODE_5 0LATITUDE 0LOGSYS 0LONGITUDE 0NAME 0NAME2 0NAME3 0PCOMPANY 0PHONE 0PLANT 0POBOX 0POSTCD_BOX 0POSTCD_GIS 0PRECISID 0SRCID 0STREET 8 ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 . once you find the gap.

County) Predefined Call Frequency Technical name 0ACCNT_GRP 0BPARTNER 0COUNTRY 0CUST_CLASS 0CUST_MKT 0CUS_F_CONS 0DBDUNS_NUM 0INDUSTRY 0KEYACCOUNT 0NIELSEN_ID 0OUTL_TYPE 0POSTAL_CD 0REGION 0VISIT_RYT 0MATERIAL Display Attributes Name AFS Elementary Field "Color" AFS Fabric Content Code AFS Target Group AFS Grid AFS Intersection APO Product Base Unit of Measure Basic material (basic constituent of a material) Product Content unit Date on which the record was created European Article Numbers/Universal Product Code Gross contents Gross weight Source System Manufacturer Manufacturer Part Number 0AF_FCOCO 0AF_GENDER 0AF_GRID 0AF_STYLE 0APO_PROD 0BASE_UOM 0BASIC_MATL 0BBP_PROD 0CONT_UNIT 0CREATEDON 0EANUPC 0GROSS_CONT 0GROSS_WT 0LOGSYS 0MANUFACTOR 0MANU_MATNR Technical name 0AF_COLOR ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 9 .Tax number 1 Usage indicator for material 0TAX_NUMB 0USAGE_IND Navigational Attributes for 0CUSTOMER Name Customer account group Business Partner Country key Customer Classification Customer Market Customer is consumer D-U-N-S Number Industry key Key Account Nielsen ID Branch Category Postal Code Region (State. Province.

Usage Net contents Net weight of item Order unit Size/dimension Unit of dimension for length/width/height Weight unit Volume Volume unit 0MSA_USAGE 0NET_CONT 0NET_WEIGHT 0PO_UNIT 0SIZE_DIM 0UNIT_DIM 0UNIT_OF_WT 0VOLUME 0VOLUMEUNIT 0Material Navigational Attributes Name Competitors Product Division External material group Active Ingredient 1 (Main Active Ingredient) Active Ingredient 2 Active Ingredient 3 Anesthetic Indicator Approval Type ATC Code Type of Med. Category for ATC Code Catalog 1 Indicator Catalog 2 Indicator Catalog 3 Indicator Hazardous Substance Indicator Import Material Indicator Industry sector Material category Material group Material type Product hierarchy Cross-Plant Configur. Material Price Band Category Procurement Rule Season Category Season Year Source of Supply Industry Standard Description (such as DIN) Type of Certification Requirement Construction Class Function Class Technical name 0COMPETITOR 0CRM_PROD 0DIVISION 0EXTMATLGRP 0HC_AGENT1 0HC_AGENT2 0HC_AGENT3 0HC_ANESIND 0HC_APPRTYP 0HC_ATCCODE 0HC_ATCMTYP 0HC_CATIND1 0HC_CATIND2 0HC_CATIND3 0HC_HAZMIND 0HC_IMPMIND 0IND_SECTOR 0MATL_CAT 0MATL_GROUP 0MATL_TYPE 0PROD_HIER 0RT_CONFMAT 0RT_PRBAND 0RT_PRRULE 0RT_SEASON 0RT_SEAYR 0RT_SUPS 0STD_DESCR 0UCCERTIFTY 0UCCONSTCLA 0UCFUNCCLAS 10 ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 .

delivery time) Goods receipt quantity of returns Goods receipt value as at posting date IR quantity: Returns as at posting date IR value: Returns as at posting date Invoice Amount as at Posting Date Invoice Receipt Quantity as at Posting Date Invoice amount: Returns Invoice receipt quantity Invoice receipt quantity of returns Invoiced amount Number of contract items Number of deliveries Number of purchase order items Number of purchase order schedule lines Number of quotation items Number of request for quotation items Number of scheduling agreement items Number of scheduling agreement schedule lines Order quantity Order quantity (returns) ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 11 .Info Cubes MM Cube 0PUR_C01 – Purchasing Data Characteristics Country key D-U-N-S Number Division Flag for Contracts Indicator: Data to Be Canceled Industry Sector Industry sector Material Material Group Material Type Material group Number of purchasing info record Plant Postal code Purchasing info record category Purchasing organization Region Value Type for Reporting Vendor Version Key Figures Actual goods receipt quantity Delivery Date Variance 1 Delivery Date Variance 2 Delivery Date Variance 3 Delivery Date Variance 4 Delivery Date Variance 5 Delivery quantity variance 1 Delivery quantity variance 2 Delivery quantity variance 3 Delivery quantity variance 4 Delivery quantity variance 5 Effective order value of returns Effective purchase order value GR value: Returns as at posting date Goods receipt qty in base unit (calculate wtd.

invoice Variances. 0PUR_C02 Vendor Evaluation Characteristics Business partner Indicator: Data to Be Canceled Key figures Points score 1 for compliance with shipping instructions Points score 1 for on-time delivery performance ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 12 .invoice Delivery Date Variances Ordering activities Average delivery time .Target delivery quantity Total delivery time in days Value of goods received in local currency Weighted total delivery time Reports for 0PUR_C01 Vendor by DUNS Number D&B Billing Documents per Creditor (1) Variances.deliveries Values: Purchase order . invoice Non-Contract Orders D&B Dublicate vendors to one Duns Number D&B Invoices per Creditor (4) Order values Average delivery time .vendors Quantities: PO .material Purchase order quantities Vendor service level Vendor comparison (purchasing values) Price trends over last three months Delivery Quantity Variances DUNS Family Tree Purchase Order Value by Vendor Over Time Country comparison .GR value Fulfillment rate .delivery . goods receipt Extractionquery to create Vendor-Exportfile for D&B Number of Vendors per Material D&B Invoiced Amount per Vendor with Family Tree Overall and Mean Purchase Order Value MM Cube number 2.raw materials .delivery .

of returns items Open orders quantity in base unit of ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 13 .Material Number of purchasing info record Plant Purchasing info record category Purchasing organization Value Type for Reporting Vendor Version Points score 1 for quality audit Points score 1 for quantity reliability Points score 1 for timeliness of service provision Points score 1: Quality of service provision Points score 1: Shipping notification Points score 1: Variance from shipping notification Points score 2 for on-time delivery performance Points score 2 for quality audit Points score 2 for quality of service Points score 2 for quantity reliability Points score 2 for service timeliness Points score 2: Shipping notification Points score 2: Variance from shipping notification Queries for 0PUR_C02 Vendor comparison based on vendor evaluation Info Cube 0SD_C01 (Customer) Example for SD cube Characteristics Business Partner Number for Sold-to Party Country of Sold-to Party Distribution Channel Division Industry of the sold-to party Material Material Group Material Type Product Hierarchy Sales Organization Sold-to party Value Type for Reporting Version Key Figures Cost of Incoming Orders Cost of Invoiced Sales Credit memos quantity Credit memos: cost Incoming Orders Quantity in Base Unit of Measure Incoming returns: cost Invoiced quantity Net Value of Incoming Orders Net Value of Sales Volume Net value of credit memos Net value of incoming returns Net value of open orders in statistics currency No.

year vs. 0SD_C03. benchmark) Distribution Channel Analysis Product Profitability Analysis Sales Volume/Costs Analysis Customer: Incoming orders/revenue : Months of current year Incoming Orders Analysis Returns per customer Credit memos Customer: Returns: Quantities + values Product Analysis Incoming orders Sales Volume Top Customers MRN: Order entry analysis Customer: Plan/actual/variance curr. year/previous year Customer Statistics Customer: Plan/Actual Sales SD Cube. prev.measure Returns quantity Sales Order Item Reports for 0SD_C01 Curr. year (cumulated to last period) Plan/Actual/Variance Sales data .overview (perf. Sales Overview Characteristics Bill-to party Business Partner Number for Sold-to Party Company code Country of Ship-To Party Country of Sold-to Party Country of the bill-to party Country of the payer Credit/debit posting (C/D) D&B DUNS Number Distribution Channel Division Key Figures Cost in statistics currency Gross weight in kilograms Net value in statistics currency Net value of open orders in statistics currency Net weight in kilograms Number of Document Items Number of Employees Number of documents Open orders quantity in base unit of measure Quantity in base units of measure Subtotal 1 from pricing ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 14 .

curr. Subtotal 4 from pricing proced. Subtotal 6 from pricing proced. curr.for condition in stat. Subtotal 5 from pricing proced. for condition in stat. for condition in stat. curr. Volume in cubic decimeters Reports in 0SD_C03 Sales Volume Decrease per Business Partner Preselection of Top Ten Customers ZTest:Business Partner DatDisplVal Day Decrease in Sales Returns per Business Partner Cross Selling Target Group Fulfillment Rate ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 15 . for condition in stat. for condition in stat. Subtotal 2 from pricing proced.Division Document category /Quotation/Order/Delivery/Invoice Industry Sector for Ship-To Party Industry of the sold-to party Industry sector for the invoice recipient Industry sector for the payer Material Material Group Material Type Payer Plant Product Hierarchy Sales Document Category Sales Employee Sales Office Sales Organization Sales group Sales organization Ship-To Party Shipping point Sold-to party Value Type for Reporting Version proced. curr. for condition in stat. curr. Subtotal 3 from pricing proced. curr.

This supports Delta Characteristics Account Number of the Branch Account number of supplier/vendor Account type Accounting document number Baseline Date For Due Date Calculation Chart of accounts Key figures Amount eligible for cash discount in document currency Amount in Local Currency with +/.Signs Cash discount amount in document currency Cash discount amount in local currency Credit amount in foreign currency Credit amount in local currency ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 16 .Top 10 Customers Data Source for Cross Selling Analysis Sales Order and Sales Revenue Values by Sales Representative Most Frequent Product Combination (only CRM) Most Frequent Product Combination Preselection Business Partner Sales Volume Development per Business Partner Fulfillment Rate: Values Order and Sales Values Incoming Orders by Plant Sales Volume for Product Hierarchy Dun & Bradstreet Rationalization for All Customers Sales Order and Sales Revenue Values from the Last 12 Months Returns per Customer and Month Returns per Customer Top N Sales order material Deliveries Error-free sales order processing Credit memos Direct Business Volume per ADM Order.ZTest:Business Partner DateDisplVal-YrMonth Billing documents Error-Free Order Processing . Delivery and Sales Quantities Preselection Business Partner (only CRM) Incoming orders Finance Cube 0FIAP_C03. AP Line Item Source for these : BSIK – Open invoices and BSAK – Closed invoices from R/3.

Characteristics Clearing date Company code Country key Date of last dunning notice Document Date Document type Due Date Item Number Due date for cash discount 1 Due date for cash discount 2 Due date for net payment Dunning area Dunning block Dunning key Dunning level G/L Account Item Status Number of line item within accounting document Payment block key Payment method Posting date in the document Posting key Reason code for payments Special G/L indicator Terms of payment key Key figures Days for First Cash Discount Days for Second Cash Discount Deadline for net conditions Debit amount in foreign currency Debit amount in local currency Foreign currency amount with signs (+/-) Percentage for first cash discount ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 17 .

This supports delta Characteristics Account Number of the Branch Account type Baseline Date For Due Date Calculation Chart of accounts Clearing date Company code Country key Credit Control Area Customer number Date of last dunning notice Document Date Document type Due date for cash discount 1 Due date for cash discount 2 Due date for net payment Dunning area Dunning block Dunning key Key figures Amount eligible for cash discount in document currency Amount in Local Currency with +/Signs Cash discount amount in document currency Cash discount amount in local currency Credit amount in foreign currency Credit amount in local currency Days for First Cash Discount Days for Second Cash Discount Deadline for net conditions Debit amount in foreign currency Debit amount in local currency Foreign currency amount with signs (+/-) Interest Calculation Numerator Days 1 (Agreed) Interest Calculation Numerator Days 1 (Realized) Interest Calculation Numerator Days 2 (Realized) Interest Calculation Numerator Net (Agreed) Interest Calculation Numerator Net (Realized) Interest calculation numerator days 18 ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 .Finance Cube 0FIAP_C02. AP Transaction Data Characteristics Account number of supplier/vendor Company code Currency Type Reports Key Figures Cumulative Balance Sales for the Period Total Debit Postings Total credit postings Vendor Overview Finance Cube 0FIAR_C03. AR Line Item Source for this : BSID – Open invoices and BSAD – cleared invoices.

Characteristics Dunning level G/L Account Item Status Payment block key Payment method Posting date in the document Posting key Reason code for payments Special G/L indicator Terms of payment key Key figures 2 (agreed) Net period used Percentage for first cash discount Percentage for second cash discount Reports for 0FIAR_C03 Due Date for Net Payment Analysis (Credit Management) Overdue Analysis (Credit Management) Terms Offered Due date for net payment analysis Customers: Overview Customers: Overview (Credit Management) Days Overdue Analysis Finance Cube 0FIAR_C02. Timeline (Credit Management) Customers: DSO Analysis. AR Transaction data Characteristics Company code Country key to the debitor Currency Type Customer number Industry sector to the debitor Key Figures Cumulative Balance Sales for the Period Total Debit Postings Total credit postings Report for 0FIAR_C02 Time Series: 12 Periods into Past Customers: DSO Analysis. current period Customers: DSO Analysis for a Period (Credit Management) ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 19 .

HR Cube. County) Key Figures Age in Years Capacity Utilization Level in % Headcount FTE Length of Service (In Years) Number of Actions ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 20 . Province. Headcount and Personnel Actions Characteristics Action Reason Action Type Age Range Age in Years Capacity Utilization Level in % Company code Contract Type Controlling Area of Master Cost Center Country Grouping Country key County Code Employee Employee Group Employee Subgroup Employee Subgrp Grouping for Collective Agreement Provisions Employment Status Gender Job Language Length of Service (In Years) Master Cost Center Nationality Organizational Unit Pay Grade Pay Grade Area Pay Grade Level Pay Grade Type Pay Scale Area Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Level Pay Scale Type Payroll Area Person Personnel Area Personnel Subarea Position Postal Code Region (State. 0PA_C01.

Reports from 0PA_C01 Comparison 4 Quarters Previous Year Average 4 Quarters Previous Year Comparison Previous/Current Year Percentage Distribution of Entries Percentage Distribution of Leavers Percentage Distribution of Headcount FTE 12-Month Average Previous Year Comparison Last 4 Quarters Number of Entries FTE Leaving Rate Average Headcount (12 Months) Number of Personnel Actions Headcount/Change in Staffing Level Headcount Full-/Part-Time Staff Number of Leavings Percentage Distribution of Entries Number of Leavings Headcount According to Capacity Utilization Level Entry Rate Average Age of Employees Number of Leavers FTE Average Headcount (4-Quarter) Percentage Distribution of Employees Net Entry Rate Average Length of Service Headcount Number of Entries Headcount/Change in Staffing Level FTE Headcount FTE Percentage Distribution of Leavers Headcount/Change in Staffing Level FTE Percentage Distribution of Headcount FTE Average Headcount FTE CO: Headcount FTE/Change in Staffing Level Number of Entries HR Cube. Benefits. 0PABN_C01 Characteristics Age in Years Benefit Area Key figures Age in Years Capacity Utilization Level in % ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 21 .

Province.Characteristics Capacity Utilization Level in % Company code Controlling Area of Master Cost Center Cost Grouping Country key County Code Coverage Grouping Credit Grouping Dependent Coverage Eligibility Grouping Employee Employee Contribution Grouping Employee Group Employee Subgroup Employer Contribution Grouping Employment Status First Program Grouping Gender ighly Compensated Employees Job Language Master Cost Center Nationality Organizational Unit Payroll Area Payroll Period Person Personnel Area Personnel Subarea Plan Plan Category Plan Option Plan Type Postal Code Region (State. County) Second Program Grouping Key figures Employee Post-Tax Deductions Employee Post-Tax Deductions Bonus Employee Pre-Tax Deductions Employee Pre-Tax Deductions Bonus Employer Contributions Employer Costs Employer Credits Employer Expense .Bonus Imputed Income Number of Eligible Employees Number of Participating Employees Provider Costs ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 22 .

Reports for Benefits cube Participation Analysis According to Organizational Criteria Participation Analysis According to Benefits Criteria Cost Analysis According to Benefits Criteria Cost Analysis According to Organizational Criteria CO-PA Cube example 0COPA_C03 (Quick start) Characteristics Business area Company code Controlling area Country Currency Type Customer group Customer number Distribution Channel Division Industry key Industry sector Main Material Group Material Material group Partner profit center Plant Profit Center Region Sales District Sales Employee Sales Office Sales Organization Sales group Transaction Type Valuation view Value Type for Reporting Version Work breakdown structure element (WBS element) Key figures Accrued Freight Costs Administration Cash Discount Customer Discount Direct Materials Costs Distribution Costs Fixed Costs of Production Marketing Material Discount Material Overhead Other Overhead Costs Other Variances Price Variances Quantity Discount Quantity Variances Rebate Research & Development Revenue Sales Commission Sales quantity Special Direct Costs of Sales Variable Production Costs ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 23 .

/ Period Comparison Sales Volume Sales Revenue / Sales / IO / Period Comparison Sales Revenue / Actual / Plan Contribution Margin 1 / Sales / Actual Incoming Sales Orders in Current Period / Enterprise Operating Profit / Enterprise / Actual / Previous Year Sales Volume Sales Revenue / Sales / Actual / Previous Year ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 24 .Reports from the CO-PA (Quick start) cube Development of Customer Sales Material Overhead Cost per Unit of Material Expenditure Product Profitability Sales Volume Sales Revenue / Sales / Act.

0168. 27. 1001. 1021. Payroll Accounting PY compensation analysis adjustments Awards granted Security data for awards Training and event management Professional training Payroll Accounting N N Y Time Management (PT) Cross Applications Time sheets • • Time and labor Y Timesheet Y ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 25 . 1045 Data from info types 0167.14. 1036. 25 and 34 The primary source is the Result Table (RT Cluster table).HR Cubes Info Area Comments PA Personnel PA and OS get data from info Administration type 1 Use PERNR to schedule multiple info packages Organizational Management (PA-OS) Personnel Recruitment (PA-RC) Personnel Development (PA-PD) Benefit (PABN) Cubes Head count and personnel action (head count is calculated at the end of the month) Staffing Assignments Delta? N N Applications and Applications Actions Data from info types 1000. 0169. info (PA-CM) types 08. 0377. Training and event management Data from info types 1000. 2001-7 and PCL-BC2 cluster. Source for this is Infotype 1. 1001. 0379 Qualifications Appraisals Benefits • • • • • • • N N N Compensation Data from cluster table Management PCL5 and T77KD table.15 and 380. 1033. workplace basic pay (WPBP) and FI/CO posting by wage type. 1023. PAD23. 1024. Customization is complicated. 0236. 0170.

Tables in R/3 SD Tables Area Sales Order document Table Name VBBE VBLB VBAK VBAP VEPVG VBEP VBPA VBKD VBLK VEPO VEKP LIKP VTTP VTTK LIPS VBRK VBRP Description Sales requirement Release order data Sales doc header Sales doc item Delivery due index Sales doc scheduled lines Partner table Sales doc. business data SD delivery note header SD Doc shipping item content SD Doc. delivery items Billing header Billing item Shipping delivery information Billing Document Other SD Tables Table KONV KONP VBEH VBEP VBFA VBPA VBUK Table Name Conditions for Transaction Data Conditions for Items Schedule line history Sales Document: Schedule Line Data Sales Document Flow Sales Document: Partner Sales Document: Header Status and Administrative Data ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 26 . shipping unit header Sales doc. delivery header Shipment item Shipment header Sales doc.

MM Tables Area Basic data Table MARA MAKT MARM MARC MLAN Accounting data MBEW Description Material master Material descriptions Units of measure Material master.Description Asset Master Record Segment Depreciation terms ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 27 .Physical Inventory Document ISEG Physical Inventory Document Items LFA1 Vendor Master (General section) LFB1 Vendor Master (Company Code) NRIV Number range intervals RESB Reservation/dependent requirements FI Tables Table AGKO ANAR ANAT ANEK ANEP ANEV ANKT ANLA ANLB Table Description Cleared Accounts Asset Types Asset type text Document Header Asset Posting Asset Line Items Asset down payment settlement Asset classes. material Material valuation Purchasing data Purchasing Tables Table EBAN EBKN EKAB EKBE EKET EKKN Table Description Purchase Requisition Purchase Requisition Account Assignment Release Documentation History per Purchasing Document Scheduling Agreement Schedule Lines Account Assignment in Purchasing Document EKKO Purchasing Document Header EKPO Purchasing Document Item IKPF Header. C segment Tax classifications.

Secondary Index for Vendors Secondary Index.Secondary Index for Vendors (Cleared Items) Accounting. Accounting.Description Transaction Code for Menu TIMN Transaction type Name of Transaction Type Document Header Supplement for Recurring Entry Accounting Correspondence Requests Accounting Document Header Document log header Document log item Document Log Index and Planned Order (Backflush) Bank master record Business Partner Master (General Data) Doc. Line Item Annual Values Controlling Obj.Secondary Index for Customers Accounting.Cost Totals for Internal Postings Assignment of Work Center to Cost Center Cost Elements (Data Dependent on Chart of Accounts) Cost Elements (Data Dependent on Controlling Area) Activity master ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 28 . Line Item Period Values Controlling Obj.Control Data for Cost Elements CO Object.Secondary Index for Customers (Cleared Items) Accounting.Secondary Index for G/L Accounts Profit Center Master Data Table Texts for Profit Center Master Data Settlement Rule for Order Settlement Distribution Rules Settlement Rule Order Settlement CO Object.Header Controlling Obj. Totals Record for Annual Total Controlling Obj. Documents for Material Accounting. Line Item Total Values Controlling Obj.Table ANLC ANLH AT02T AT02A AT10 AT10T BKDF BKORM BKPF BLPK BLPP BLPR BNKA BP000 BPBK BPEG BPEJ BPEP BPGE BPJA BSAD BSAK BSAS BSEC BSEG BSID BSIK BSIM BSIS CEPC CEPCT COBRA COBRB COKA COSP COSS CRCO CSKA CSKB CSLA Table Description Asset Value Fields Main asset number Transaction Activity Category. Totals Record for Total Value Controlling obj.Cost Totals for External Postings CO Object.Secondary Index for G/L Accounts (Cleared Items) One-Time Account Data Document Segment Accounting Document Segment Accounting.

Totals Table General Data in Customer Master Pricing Communication Header G/L Account Master (Chart of Accounts) G/L Account Master Record (Chart of AccountsDescription) G/L account master (company code) Document Type Texts Tax Code Names Text Text tab.Dates EC-PCA.Table FEBEP FPLA FPLT GLPCT KNA1 KOMK SKA1 SKAT SKB1 T003T T007S T087J TAPRFT TKA01 TKA09 TKVS Table Description Electronic Bank Statement Line Items Billing Plan Billing Plan. for investment profile Controlling Areas Basic Settings for Versions CO Versions ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 29 .

CHAPTER 4. BW Transactions Transaction Description Bex Persoanization Administrator Work Bench (AWB) Extractor checker Transfer business content Post process of data sources Delta queue monitor Data source repository Transfer application components Maintenance view Attribute hierarchy run realignment Query jump target Open hub monitor Maintain info object DB connect Aggregate maintenance DB connect test program Edit hierarchy Simulate hierarchy BW IMG Create info sources Maintain info sets Maintain permitted characters Monitor Generic data source Set up delta for generic data source Process chain maintenance Start reporting agent job Report monitor Set trace configuration Analysis and repair of BW objects Authorizations for reporting Start query with user Display BW authorization check To trace authorization for BW reports Copy queries between info providers Delete query objects Transaction Code RS_PERS_ACTIVATE RSA1 RSA3 RSA5 RSA6 RSA7 RSA8 RSA9 RSADMIN RSATTR RSBBS RSBMO2 RSD1 RSDBC RSDDV RSDL RSH1 RSH3 RSIMG RSIS1 RSISET RSKC RSMO RSO2 RSO3 RSPC RSRAJ RSRT RSRTRACE RSRV RSSM RSSMQ RSSU53 RSSMTRACE RSZC RSZDELETE ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 30 .

CHAPTER 5. BSEG-AUGDT T001-KTOPL BSEG-HKONT BSEG-KOART BSEG-UMSKZ BKPF-BLART BSEG-BSCHL BKPF-BLDAT BKPF-BUDAT BKPF-CPUDT BSEG-AUGDT BSEG-AUGBL BSEG-KOKRS BSEG-KOSTL BSEG-PRCTR BSEG-AUFNR BSEG-PROJK BSEG-WERKS BSEG-GSBER BSEG-FKBER BSEG-PPRCT BSEG-VBUND BSEG-PARGB Description Open/Close status Uses function module FI_CURRENCY_INFORMATION Uses function module FI_CURRENCY_INFORMATION ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 31 . Data Sources and Table/fields GL Data Source 0FI_GL_4 Tables Used Financial Accounting document tables BKPF and BSEG Mapping Info Object 0COMP_CODE 0AC_DOC_NO 0ITEM_NUM 0FI_DOCSTAT 0CHRT_ACCTS 0GL_ACCOUNT 0ACCT_TYPE 0SP_GL_IND 0AC_DOC_TYP 0POST_KEY 0DOC_DATE 0PSTNG_DATE 0CREATEDON 0CLEAR_DATE 0CLR_DOC_NO 0CO_AREA 0COSTCENTER 0PROFIT_CTR 0COORDER 0WBS_ELEMT 0PLANT 0BUS_AREA 0FUNDS_CTR 0PART_PRCTR 0PCOMPANY 0PBUS_AREA 0LOC_CURTP2 0LOC_CURTP3 Table(s) from R/3 and Field name BKPF-BUKRS BKPF-BELNR BSEG-BUZEI BKPF-BSTAT.

BSEG-DMBE3 0CREDIT_LC 0DEB_CRE_LC 0DEBIT_DC 0CREDIT_DC 0DEB_CRE_DC 0DEBIT_LC2. BKPF-MONAT T001-PERIV BSEGSHKZG.BSEGDMBTR BSEG-SHKZG. BSEG-DMBTR BSEG-SHKZG. BSEG-WRBTR BSEG-SHKZG. 0DEB_CRE_L2 0DEBIT_LC3. BSEG-DMBE2 BSEG-SHKZG.0REF_DOC_NO 0REF_KEY3 0ORG_DOC_NO 0ORG_DOC_YR 0ORG_DOC_CC 0ORG_DOC_CO 0TXTLG 0FISCPER 0FISCVARNT 0DEBIT_LC BKPF-XBLNR BSEG-XREF3 Reference key for the document items Uses function module BWFIU_GET_DOCUMENT_ORIGIN Uses function module BWFIU_GET_DOCUMENT_ORIGIN Uses function module BWFIU_GET_DOCUMENT_ORIGIN Uses function module BWFIU_GET_DOCUMENT_ORIGIN BSEG-SGTXT BKPF-GJAHR. BSEG-WRBTR BSEG-SHKZG. BSEG-DMBTR BSEG-SHKZG. 0CREDIT_LC2. 0CREDIT_LC3. BSEG-WRBTR BSEG-SHKZG. 0DEB_CRE_L3 ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 32 .

AR Data Source 0FI_AR_4 Tables Used BSID (Open Items).AUGDT BSID-CPUDT BSID-RSTGR BSID-UPOSZ BSID-XARCH T001-KTOPL Fix value ‘D’ BSID-FILKD BSID-KUNNR BSID-KKBER T001-LAND1 BSID-MABER BSID-MSCHL BSID-MANSP BSID-MAHNS Calculated BSID-BUZEI Calculated BSID-REBZJ BSID-REBZG BSID-REBZZ BSID-XBLNR BSID-XREF1 BSID-XREF2 BSID-XREF3 Description Reconciliation Account ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 33 . BSAD (Closed Items) Mapping Info Object 0RC_ACCOUNT 0CLR_DOC_NO 0BLINE_DATE 0AC_DOC_TYP 0DOC_DATE 0AC_DOC_NO 0TXTLG 0PSTNG_DATE 0COMP_CODE 0POST_KEY 0LAST_DUNN 0CLEAR_DATE 0CREATEDON 0REASON_CDE 0FI_DSBITEM 0FI_XARCH 0CHRT_ACCTS 0ACCT_TYPE 0FI_SUBSID 0DEBITOR 0C_CTR_AREA 0COUNTRY 0DUNN_AREA 0DUNN_KEY 0DUNN_BLOCK 0DUNN_LEVEL 0NETDUEDATE 0ITEM_NUM 0FI_DOCSTAT 0INV_YEAR 0INV_DOC_NO 0INV_ITEM 0REF_DOC_NO 0REF_KEY1 0REF_KEY2 0REF_KEY3 Table(s) from R/3 and Field name BSID-SAKNR BSID-AUGBL BSID-ZFBDT BSID-BLART BSID-BLDAT BSID-BLNR BSID-SGTXT BSID-BUDAT BSID-BUKRS BSID-BSCHL BSID-MADAT BSID.

0GL_ACCOUNT 0PMNT_BLOCK 0DSCT_DATE1 0DSCT_DATE2 0SP_GL_IND 0DOC_NUMBER 0PMNTTRMS 0PYMT_METH 0FISCPER 0FISCVARNT 0DEB_CRE_DC 0DEB_CRE_LC 0NETTERMS 0CREDIT_DC 0CREDIT_LC 0DSCT_PCT1 0DSCT_DAYS1 0DSCT_PCT2 0DSCT_DAYS2 0DSC_AMT_DC 0DSC_AMT_LC 0DISC_BASE 0DEBIT_DC and 0DEBIT_LC BSID-HKONT BSID-ZLSPR Calculated Calculated BSID-UMSKZ BSID-VBELN BSID-ZTERM BSID-ZLSCH BSID-GJAHR and BSID-MONAT T001 – PERIV Calculated Calculated BSID-ZBD3T Calculated Calculated BSID-ZBD1P BSID-ZBD1T BSID-ZBD2P BSID-ZBD2T BSID.WSKTO BSID.SKFBT Calculated Sales Document ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 34 .SKNTO BSID.

AP Data Source 0FI_AP_4 Tables Used BSIK (Open Items). BSAK (Closed Items) Mapping Info Object 0RC_ACCOUNT 0CLR_DOC_NO 0BLINE_DATE 0AC_DOC_TYP 0DOC_DATE 0AC_DOC_NO 0TXTLG 0PSTNG_DATE 0COMP_CODE 0POST_KEY 0LAST_DUNN 0CLEAR_DATE 0CREATEDON 0REASON_CDE 0FI_DSBITEM 0FI_XARCH 0CHRT_ACCTS 0ACCT_TYPE 0FI_SUBSID 0DEBITOR 0C_CTR_AREA 0COUNTRY 0DUNN_AREA 0DUNN_KEY 0DUNN_BLOCK 0DUNN_LEVEL 0NETDUEDATE 0ITEM_NUM 0FI_DOCSTAT 0INV_YEAR 0INV_DOC_NO 0INV_ITEM 0REF_DOC_NO 0REF_KEY1 0REF_KEY2 0REF_KEY3 Table(s) from R/3 and Field name BSIK-SAKNR BSIK-AUGBL BSIK-ZFBDT BSIK-BLART BSIK-BLDAT BSIK-BLNR BSIK-SGTXT BSIK-BUDAT BSIK-BUKRS BSIK-BSCHL BSIK-MADAT BSIK.AUGDT BSIK-CPUDT BSIK-RSTGR BSIK-UPOSZ BSIK-XARCH T001-KTOPL Fix value ‘K’ BSIK-FILKD BSIK-KUNNR BSIK-KKBER T001-LAND1 BSIK-MABER BSIK-MSCHL BSIK-MANSP BSIK-MAHNS Calculated BSIK-BUZEI Calculated BSIK-REBZJ BSIK-REBZG BSIK-REBZZ BSIK-XBLNR BSIK-XREF1 BSIK-XREF2 BSIK-XREF3 Description Reconciliation Account ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 35 .

SKNTO BSIK. PA0302 0EMPLOYEE PERNR from PA0000. PA0302 Description ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 36 . PA0302 Table(s) from R/3 and Field name 0EMPLSTATUS PA0000-STAT2 0ACTIONREAS MASSG from PA0000.0GL_ACCOUNT 0PMNT_BLOCK 0DSCT_DATE1 0DSCT_DATE2 0SP_GL_IND 0DOC_NUMBER 0PMNTTRMS 0PYMT_METH 0FISCPER 0FISCVARNT 0DEB_CRE_DC 0DEB_CRE_LC 0NETTERMS 0CREDIT_DC 0CREDIT_LC 0DSCT_PCT1 0DSCT_DAYS1 0DSCT_PCT2 0DSCT_DAYS2 0DSC_AMT_DC 0DSC_AMT_LC 0DISC_BASE 0DEBIT_DC and 0DEBIT_LC BSIK-HKONT BSIK-ZLSPR Calculated Calculated BSIK-UMSKZ BSIK-VBELN BSIK-ZTERM BSIK-ZLSCH BSIK-GJAHR and BSIK-MONAT T001 – PERIV Calculated Calculated BSIK-ZBD3T Calculated Calculated BSIK-ZBD1P BSIK-ZBD1T BSIK-ZBD2P BSIK-ZBD2T BSIK.WSKTO BSIK.SKFBT Calculated Sales Document HR Data Source 0HR_PA_1 (Personnel Actions) Tables Used Mapping Info Object PA0000. PA0302 0CALDAY BEGDA from PA0000. PA0302 0ACTIONTYPE MASSN from PA0000.

HR Data Source 0HR_PA_BN_1 (Benefits) Tables Used Uses the function module HR_BW_EXTRACT_IS_BENPLAN Mapping Info Object 0BEN_AREA 0BEN_PLAN 0DEPCVRG 0PRGM_GRP1 0HICOMP 0PLANCATEG Table(s) from R/3 and Field name PA0171-BAREA T5UBU-BPLAN PA0167-BPCAT PA0171-BENGR PA0375-HICMP T5UB1-BPCAT Description First programming grouping Highly compensated employee Plan category 0BEN_OPTION PA0167 PA0168 PA0377 fields BOPTI BCOVR LEVL1 0PLANTYPE T5UBA-PLTYP 0PRGM_GRP2 PA0171-BSTAT HR Data Source 0HR_PY_1 (Payroll Data) Tables Used Data is read from payroll cluster PCL2 and not from standard tables Mapping Info Object Table(s) from R/3 and Field name 0BUS_AREA WPBP-GSBER 0COMP_CODE WPBP-BUKRS 0COUNTRY_ID VERSC-MOLGA 0EMPLGROUP WPBP-PERSG 0HRPOSITION WPBP-PLANS 0JOB WPBP-STELL 0MAST_CCTRW WPBP-KOSTL 0ORGUNIT WPBP-ORGEH 0PERS_AREA WPBP-WERKS Description ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 37 .

MBEW Mapping Info Object 0RT_PROMO 0VAL_CLASS 0DOC_DATE 0STOCKTYPE 0STOCKCAT Table(s) from R/3 and Field name MSEG-AKTNR MBEW-BKLAS MKPF-BLDAT Filled by LIS Filled by LIS Description ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 38 . Tables Used MSEG. Tables Used Filled only from stock tables and not from MSEG or BSEG Mapping Info Object Table(s) from R/3 and Field name 0BATCH Stock table – CHARG 0CUST_VEND From stock table (KUNNR) 0MATERIAL From stock table 0PLANT From stock table 0STOCKCAT Filled according to stock 0STOCKTYPE Filled according to stock 0STOR_LOC Filled according to stock 0VAL_TYPE MCHA-BWTAR Description Material Movements from Inventory Management 2LIS_03_BF This replaces 2LIS_40_S278. it calculates valuated sales order stock. it calculates valuated sales order stock.0PERS_SAREA 0TIME_STAT 0WAGETYPE 0RTNUM 0AMOUNT WPBP-BTRTL WPBP-ZTERF RT-LGART RT-ANZHL RT-BETRG Material Movements (Stock initialization) 2LIS_03_BX This replaces 2LIS_40_S278.

0PSTNG_DATE 0COMP_CODE 0BWAPPLNM 0MOVETYPE 0STOCKRELEV 0VAL_TYPE 0PROCESSKEY 0BATCH 0MATMREA 0BUS_AREA 0COSTCENTER 0SOLD_TO 0WHSE_NUM 0STOR_LOC 0STRGE_BIN 0VENDOR 0MATERIAL 0DOC_NUM 0DOC_YEAR 0PROFIT_CTR 0DCINDIC 0PLANT 0CO_AREA 0DOC_ITEM 0COORDER 0MOVE_PLANT 0INDSPECSTK 0CPPVLC 0CPSVLC 0CPSTLC 0CPQUABU 0VALUE_LC 0QUANT_B MKPF-BUDAT MSEG-BUKRS BW customizing MSEG-BWART BW customizing MSEG-BWTAR BW Customize MSEG-CHARG MSEG-GRUND MSEG-GSBER MSEG-KOSTL MSEG-KUNNR MSEG-LGNUM MSEG-LGORT MSEG-LGPLA MSEG-LIFNR MSEG-MATNR MKPF-MBLNR MKPF-MJAHR MSEG-PRCTR MSEG-SHKZG MSEG-WERKS MSEG-KOKRS MSEG-ZEILE MSEG-AUFNR MSEG-UMWRK MSEG-KZBWS BW Customizing BW Customizing BW Customizing BW Customizing MSEG-DMBTR MSEG-MENGE Reason for goods movement Valuation special stock ___________________________________________________________________________ © Genie Press 2006 39 .