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and ensure information is delivered at the right time to the right person in the right format to support business decision making. source transactional systems and partner’s complementary tools Support decision-making requirements of the entire enterprise regardless of data sources of access methods Convert data into information. Time Consuming: Often. BI tools. Complexity / IT-Dependency: Transactional systems often require additional programming efforts to retrieve relevant information. Bad Performance: The response time of complex analyses in operational systems is often not acceptable. planning framework. SAP AG SAP Business IntelligenceOverview Agenda : Agenda Positioning / Value Proposition Data Warehousing . Pain Points. timely information before they can even analyze it. decision makers have to spend too much time on finding relevant.ETL BI Platform BI Suite SAP NetWeaver ‘04 Integration Business Content Roadmap SAP BI – The Solution at a Glance : SAP Business Intelligence is an enterprise-class. Employees without programming know-how are not able to run ad-hoc analyses.SAP Business Intelligence Overview : Product Management BI. Customers without a BI Solution : Pain Points. heterogeneous data Scalable and reliable BI solution that is tightly integrated with SAP NetWeaver. complete. well documented APIs and interfaces along with full functionality to integrate structured and unstructured. OLAP. with pre-configured content using best-practice models. dashboards and analytical applications. The Value of SAP BI : . Analyses are time consuming and not always consistent. open and integrated solution that delivers actionable insights. Customers without a BI Solution No central access: Data relelavnt for decisionmaking are spread in different systems across the IT landscape. Missing business process support: Exceptions are not alerted to those who should know. data warehousing. SAP BI – The Solution at a Glance Data acquisition. Open.ETL BI Platform BI Suite SAP NetWeaver ‘04 Integration Business Content Roadmap Agenda : Agenda Positioning / Value Proposition Data Warehousing .

Actionable Information: Supports decision-making requirements of every user. Supports industry standards such as XML for Analysis or ODBO for reporting and analysis. SAP BI Architecture : SAP BI Architecture Agenda : . and loading Data warehouse management Business modeling BI Platform Online analytical processing (OLAP) Data Mining Alerting Meta Data Repository Planning Framework BI Suite of Tools (SAP BW Business Explorer) Query Design Managed Reporting and Analysis Visualization – Web Application Design Collaboration Pre-configured Business Content Key Areas adressed with SAP BI : Key Areas adressed with SAP BI Openness Open Hub Service – dissemination of information UD Connect – directly access data to relational database tables and OLAP systems Support of industry standards (e. Openness: Allows to incorporate data from heterogeneous systems. tools and applications allowing cross-enterprise analytics and closed-loop scenarios Integration into the Enterprise Portal as single point of entry Integration of unstructured information such as documents. JDBC etc. Web Services Data Presentation User SAP Business Intelligence integrates all your corporate information so you can turn information into insight. transformation.) Integration Integration of technology.The Value of SAP BI Completeness: End-to-end BI solution incorporating data warehousing. insight into action. and action into improved business operations. Business Orientation: Integrates business processes. XML for Analysis. Web Offering Interactive analysis of information via web and mobile devices Intuitive design of web applications Ad-hoc query design via the web SAP Business Intelligence : SAP Business Intelligence Sources Data Warehousing BI Platform BI Suite Data Acquisition Access Open Interface a. data mining.g. SAP BI – Key Capabilities : SAP BI – Key Capabilities Data Warehousing (SAP BW Administrator Workbench) Extraction. XML. OLAP. files. Provides a centralized metadata repository with a consistent business semantic. business intelligence tools and pre-defined business content. Performance/Scalability: A proven solution with that generated and loaded a 5.5 Tb data warehouse. etc. Ready-to go templates and best-practices – horizontal and vertical business content.

NOT Date conversion: week_first_day (computes date (Monday) of cal. TRUNC EXP. week) date_conv (converts external date format into internal format) date_diff (days between two dates) add_to_date (adds days to date) date_weekday (computes weekday from date) date_week (computes week from date) date_month (computes month from date) date_quarter (computes quarter from date) date_year (computes year from .. >.g. IF.. e. FRAC ABS. that can also be re-used in other transformation rules setup via BAdI (Business Add-In). <>. Transformation and Loading …to get a complete view of your business Open for any source Flexible set of ETL capabilities Integration on application level Open to third-party tools Support of open standards Operational Data Store and Data Warehouse layer : Operational Data Store and Data Warehouse layer Data Warehouse Non volatile Granular Integrated Historical foundation Built with ODS Objects Operational Data Store Operational Reporting Near Real-Time / Volatile Granular Built with ODS Objects Multidimensional Models Multidimensional analysis Aggregated view Integrated Built with InfoCubes . to integrate self.. sub. to provide the right information for all users SAP‘s Data Aquisition Strategy : E-Business Applications ^ Legacy Systems VSAM ADABAS SAP R/2 Non SAP BW Service API for SAP SAPComponents DB Connect/Flat File SAP‘s Data Aquisition Strategy PeopleSoft Oracle DataStage ETL Components Transformation within BW data flow : Transformation within BW data flow Condition Handling Date Conversion Currency Conversion Concatenation .Agenda Positioning / Value Proposition Data Warehousing .. div. mul. OR. AND. >=. Transformation Library – List of Functions : Other functions: Skip record Abort package Check initial value User-defined functions. Transformation and Loading : Extraction. () CEIL / FLOOR ROUND.ETL BI Platform BI Suite SAP NetWeaver ‘04 Integration Business Content Roadmap Extraction. SIGN SQRT LOG / LOG10 DIV / MOD trigonometric functions exponents String functions: substring concatenate to upper case shift left / right condense (no gaps) trim left / right strlen replace left / right Logical operators: =. <=.defined function modules Transformation Library – List of Functions Mathematical functions: add.

down to cell level Usage of conditions and exceptions in reports Multi-currency handling Flexible hierarchy analysis Non-cumulative key figures to analyze data from inventory management data Elimination of internal business volume Market share analysis Slow moving items . Drill-Across Pivoting What If Slice and Dice Gallery of ready-to-use Web Templates / Items Table. Metadata : . .ETL BI Platform BI Suite SAP NetWeaver ‘04 Integration Business Content Roadmap SAP BI Key Components : SAP BI Key Components Data Acquisition Common Read / Write Interface Open Interface and Web Services USER Interaction Access Business Logic Presentation Data Warehousing BI Platform BI Suite Summarized. Dimensional Data BI Services BI Suite Granular.date) date_fiscyear (computes fiscal year from date) week_quarter (computes quarter from week) week_month (computes month from week) month_quarter (computes quarter from month) month_year (computes year from month) BW Process Chains : BW Process Chains Automating the BW administration Graphical modelling and monitoring End-to-end monitoring Openness for all kinds of processes Scheduling Open Hub Service .Details Agenda : Agenda Positioning / Value Proposition Data Warehousing . Volatile Data ODS Master Data Drill-Down. . Drill-Through.Details : Controlled distribution of consistent data Target: file or DB table Central monitoring Select filter criteria and columns Scheduling Full or delta mode ODS Objects Open Hub Service . Chart Map Alert Monitor Context Menu Business Calculations Planning and Forecasts Exception Scanning Alerting Query PreCalculation Caching Background Printing Data Mining OLAP Business Scenarios : OLAP Business Scenarios Examples for OLAP Business Scenarios Creation of complex formulas.

Examples ABC-classification (e. Analysis of data at every step of the analysis process SAP BI – Planning & Simulation: BW-BPS : SAP BI – Planning & Simulation: BW-BPS Business Planning & Simulation in SAP BW Planning & Simulation Scenarios Research / Prognosis Estimating future situations and evaluating their impact on the enterprise Target Setting Setting goals and milestones Budgeting Evaluating and allocating resources for the achievement of targets Examples Sales Plan. customer/vendor) Determination of the frequency distribution in datasets Development of Scoring information … Feature Description Interactive modeling (drag&drop) workbench for analysis processes Infrastructure to link up process elements. targets (deployment of results). applying advanced analytical methods in order to gain new insights from these data. The analytical results are persisted again within SAP BW. being sources (selection of data). Cost Center Plan.Metadata Central Metadata Repository Central display of Metadata Objects Graphical view HTML based Download capabilities XML Metadata exchangge Data Mining : Data Mining Data Mining Methods in SAP BW Classification Decision Tree Clustering Clustering Association Analysis Approximation Scoring Further Analyses ABC Classification Data Mining Definition Analytical approach that look for hidden data patterns and relationships in large databases Provides insights by analyzing past data and predicts future trends and behaviours Enables prospective decision-making as opposed to pure retrospective analysis Analysis Process Designer : Analysis Process Designer Analysis Process Designer (APD) Scenario Data (available through all SAP BW storage media) can be explored within a multilevel process. Resource Plan. pre-processing (transformation) and visualization tools as well as data analysis methods.g. Profitability Planning Benefits of offering BW-BPS with SAP BW No installation of SAP SEM Add-On necessary for usage of planning functionality One software installation only One support package cycle One project budget for planning and analysis Business Planning & Simulation: Features : Business Planning & Simulation: Features Planning and analysis user interfaces Planning in Excel Planning in Web Interface Document management Analysis in Business Explorer (Excel and Web) Planning Framework MultidimensionalBusiness Structures Definition of work packages Hierarchy maintenance Version concept User authorizations Variables maintenance Planning functions Copy/delete Revaluate Top-down distribution Bottom-up aggregation Trend analysis What-if-analysis Simulation Planning sequences Automatic execution of planning .

SAP BI User Categories : Information Consumption.ETL BI Platform BI Suite SAP NetWeaver ‘04 Integration Business Content Roadmap BEx Overview Agenda : BEx Overview Agenda BI End User Requirements Business Explorer (BEx) Product Capabilities Query. manageable tools Executives and knowledge workers Require personalized information in context via an intuitive user interface Want predefined analysis paths and the option of in-depth analysis of summary data Information consumers Need a snapshot of a particular data set to perform their operational tasks Do not interact extensively with the data.functions Control and distribution of data Status and Tracking Monitor Retractors for distribution of data to operational systems Background processing of planning functions Modeling of Planning structures Automatic Planning Manual Planning ProcessControl Agenda : Agenda Positioning / Value Proposition Data Warehousing . Analysis & Reporting BEx Web & BEx Analyzer BEx Information Broadcasting Conclusion SAP BI Delivers a Comprehensive Solution : SAP BI Delivers a Comprehensive Solution Authors and analysts Need advanced analysis functionality and ad-hoc data exploration capabilities Require useful. Analysis & Reporting BEx Web & BEx Analyzer BEx Information Broadcasting Conclusion BEx Overview Agenda : BEx Overview Agenda BI End User Requirements Business Explorer (BEx) Product Capabilities Query. and Executive Reporting 60 % OLAP Analysis and Power Reporting 30 % Authoring and Ad-hoc Query 10 % SAP BI User Categories Analytical functionality and flexibility Required training investment and cost High High Low Low The Business Explorer: SAP‘s BI Suite : The Business Explorer: SAP‘s BI Suite . Portal-based Deployment.

Data Precalculation for Online and Offline Scenarios Allows to pre-calculate SAP BW data to have it available immediately if needed without having to go through the OLAP Business Content Broad range of extendable dataproviders and queries provided 1:n Personalization allows for one query to serve multiple users Open Analysis Framework Supporting standards like XML/A and OLE DB for OLAP BEx Query.BEx Overview Agenda : BEx Overview Agenda BI End User Requirements Business Explorer (BEx) Product Capabilities Query. multi-currency Intelligent Services Alerting to identify and handle exceptions. Aggregation rules Global. drill-down. different per column) Versioning. Analysis & Reporting BEx Web & BEx Analyzer BEx Information Broadcasting Conclusion BEx Query.. The analytical results are persisted again within SAP BW. . Analysis & Reporting : BEx Query. drill-thru. Analysis & Reporting Key Capabilities Unlimited Web and Mobile access via Automatic Device Recognition The system allows access to BI data from any Web Browser or Mobile device Alert framework The system can push BI alerts to end-users via SMS. Analysis & Reporting BEx Query Designer Ease-of use via drag & drop Personalized access Comfortable formula editor for calculations access to any BW Data Provider Windows-based component Web interface for intuitive ad-hoc design & analysis BEx Query. Analysis & Reporting : BEx Query.g. applying advanced analytical methods in order to gain new insights from these data. e-mail and Portal Apps.. pivoting. Analysis & Reporting Analysis Capabilities Analyze different aspects of the business Multi-dimensional views Generic navigation and interaction (slice and dice. Pro-active notification Conditions Data Mining OLAP cache Multi-user cache for BW queries for enhanced performance Analysis Process Designer : Analysis Process Designer Analysis Process Designer (APD) Scenario Data (available through all SAP BW storage media) can be explored within a multilevel process.) Hierarchy navigation Time dependency Currency conversion (e. Analysis & Reporting : BEx Query.g. Examples ABC-classification (e. enterprise-wide use Multi-language. customer/vendor) Determination of the frequency distribution in datasets Development of Scoring information … .

financial. BEx Web Analyzer for Power Users Performance HTML Compression Precalculated or cached data optional usage of the Portal cache BEx Web: Design of BI Web Applications : BEx Web: Design of BI Web Applications BEx Web Application Designer Offers the ability to create a wide range of easy to use Web Apps Direct access via Web & Mobile devices Build intuitive & custom BW Web Applications Cockpits / Dashboards DropDowns. Analysis & Reporting BEx Web & BEx Analyzer BEx Information Broadcasting Conclusion BEx Web: Key Capabilities : BEx Web: Key Capabilities Provide and analyze information via a Web Browser (PC or mobile) Ease-of use Zero Footprint Quick ROI Packaged BI web applications and predefined BI Patterns Alerting Pro-active notification Analytical complexity when needed Full interactivity or guided navigation depending on end-user requirements Filter Drill-down Slice and dice flat lists etc.Feature Description Interactive modeling (drag&drop) workbench for analysis processes Infrastructure to link up process elements. Analysis & Reporting Integration with Crystal Reports : BEx Query. etc SAP BW and non-SAP BW data in a single report Seamless portal integration Schedule and view Crystal reports in managed web environment Offline reporting and viewing of reports BEx Overview Agenda : BEx Overview Agenda BI End User Requirements Business Explorer (BEx) Product Capabilities Query. pre-processing (transformation) and visualization tools as well as data analysis methods. Analysis & Reporting : BEx Query. targets (deployment of results). Analysis & Reporting Integration with Crystal Reports Out of the box presentationquality reporting Reports and documents optimized for printing and sharing Broad range of predefined Crystal reports: legal. Analysis & Reporting Reporting Capabilities Tabular Reporting Query with diverse columns in free alignment No distinction between characteristics and key figures Option to switch between tabular and OLAP view Foundation for formatted reporting with Crystal Reports Desktop or web Analyze data from different sources SAP or non-SAP Extendable reporting templates provided with Business Content BEx Query. Analysis of data at every step of the analysis process BEx Query. being sources (selection of data). Radio Buttons .

Tickers Charts & Maps Guided Navigation Device specific output generation Portal integration APIs for further web design BEx Web Application Example : BEx Web Application Example Example: Analyze Sales vs. Charts etc. Market Potential in the States of the US BEx Web Application Example : BEx Web Application Example BEx Web: BI Patterns for Quick ROI : BW Business Content will be based on consistent UI Patterns (starting November 2004) Pattern 1 (“Casual User”) Pattern 2 (“Information Consumer”) Pattern 3 (“Knowledge Worker”) Pattern 4 (“Analyst”) BEx Web: BI Patterns for Quick ROI low high BI knowledge Information Consumer Pattern (all features) : Information Consumer Pattern (all features) BEx Web Application Framework : InfoProvider BEx Web Application Framework Web Design Tool (optional) OLAP Processor BEx Web Application Designer BEx Query Designer BW Server with SAP Web AS Web Service Charting Engine Web Browser HTML Templates BEx Analyzer : BEx Analyzer Share and analyze information via a Windows Desktop using MS Excel Queries & Solution Workbooks embedded in MS Excel Wide Range of delivered content Additional MS Excel Functionality (Calculations.) VBA Programming Workbook Precalculation Seamless integration of Query Designer Seamless integration between BEx Web & BEx Analyzer BEx Overview Agenda : .

via different channels ..BEx Overview Agenda BI End User Requirements Business Explorer (BEx) Product Capabilities Query... If new data is loaded into the data container (InfoCube) ) Ad hoc( BEx Broadcasting Wizard for one-step distribution ) Scheduled( BEx Broadcaster Guided scheduling times (for end users / information consumers) Scheduling at any time (for power users / administrators) Slide 52: User-Type Specific Information Broadcasting Information Broadcasting – BEx Portfolio : Information Broadcasting – BEx Portfolio Queries. MHTML( ) BEx Analyzer Workbooks( ) ZIP Files( … of different sources … ) BI Web Applications .g. in different formats .. ) HTML.. cockpits( ) BEx Analyzer Workbooks( ) Queries( … in different modes… ) Online( & pre-calculated BEx Information Broadcasting (2) : BEx Information Broadcasting (2) Information Broadcasting supports different business scenarios ) Event based (“Intelligent push”)( Integration into process chains E.. BI Applications as KM Documents KM Document: Pre-calculated query... Web Applications & Workbooks can be broadcasted into Collaboration Rooms Collaboration Rooms Services Chat Application Sharing Notes Meeting Pad Discussion Forums Instant Messaging My Portal Contacts The Broadcaster Wizard : .Dashboards. workbook or application KM Link: Online BW report Use KM Services for: Subscription Feedback Discussion Collaboration Rating TREX search Notes Download Information Broadcasting & Collaboration Rooms : Information Broadcasting & Collaboration Rooms Queries. Workbooks. ) E-Mail( ) Enterprise Portal( . Analysis & Reporting BEx Web & BEx Analyzer BEx Information Broadcasting Conclusion BEx Information Broadcasting (1) : BEx Information Broadcasting (1) Information Broadcasting allows the distribution of BI information .

drop downs. Needs and Functions Query. Analysis & Reporting BEx Web & BEx Analyzer BEx Information Broadcasting Conclusion SAP BI Delivers a Comprehensive Solution : SAP BI Delivers a Comprehensive Solution Authors and analysts Need advanced analysis functionality and ad-hoc data exploration capabilities Require useful. Excel Sheets Excel Sheets Web Templates Web Templates (optimized for PDAs) Information Deployment : .g. Needs and Functions : Business Explorer – Users. Executives and Knowledge Workers: BEx delivers.. Analysis & Reporting BEx Web & BEx Analyzer EP Integration & Information Broadcasting Knowledge Worker Analyst / Author Information Consumer Query Design Ad hoc Query Design OLAP Analysis Web Application Design / VB macros Web Application Publishing Static and / or Guided Navigation BEx Analyzer / BEx Web Analyzer / Web Queries Solution Workbooks Web Applications / Dashboards BEx Broadcaster BI iViews BEx Broadcaster Wizard BEx Portfolio Pro-Active Alerts Download Scheduler for Offline Reporting : Download Scheduler for Offline Reporting Scheduled or immediate Download Web Templates. information consumers…) flat reports and/or guided navigation Integrated KM services Business Explorer – Users. Easy to use web applications with eg. for casual users.The Broadcaster Wizard The BEx Broadcaster Wizard can be conveniently launched from the context menu BEx Overview Agenda : BEx Overview Agenda BI End User Requirements Business Explorer (BEx) Product Capabilities Query. push buttons. manageable tools Executives and knowledge workers Require personalized information in context via an intuitive user interface Want predefined analysis paths and the option of in-depth analysis of summary data Information consumers Need a snapshot of a particular data set to perform their operational tasks Do not interact extensively with the data.. Pattern based Business Content (e. Windows and Web based Query & AdHoc Query Design Intuitive design tool for Dashboards Intuitive Distribution & Broadcasting channels Powerful OLAP capabilities and seamless Integration into MS Excel Information Consumers: BEx delivers.. interactive charts Role based and personalizable access from any web browser and mobile device Pro-active alerting with extensive drilldown capabilities Authors and analysts: BEx delivers.

Dynamic HTML and/or ABAP OO XML Query Result Simple Web Service-based interface for accessing BW queries or query views XML as result format ODS Read BAPI Interface for accessing data from ODS objects Open Hub Service Interface for mass data transfer from SAP BW to 3rd party products Delta capabilities and enhanced monitoring Agenda : Agenda Positioning / Value Proposition Data Warehousing . classification.NET and WebSphere interoperability and extensibility Preconfigured with business content Adapters to non-SAP Information Integration and BI : Information Integration and BI DB and OS Abstraction SAP Netweaver™ Information Integration People Integration Knowledge Management Knowledge Management Integrate & unify multiple sources of unstructured content Common services Indexing. Enterprise-scale Java and ABAP application platform .ETL BI Platform BI Suite SAP NetWeaver ‘04 Integration Business Content Roadmap SAP Netweaver™ Turning Enterprise Services Architecture Vision Into Reality : SAP Netweaver™ Turning Enterprise Services Architecture Vision Into Reality SAP Netweaver™ Composite Application Framework PEOPLE INTEGRATION Multi channel access Portal Collaboration INFORMATION INTEGRATION Bus. MDX generation and parsing Web API aimed at Web designers that want to create Web applications for highly individual scenarios based on Java Script.SOAP). information and processes… … in 1 hub … … across technologiesand organizations. search . Intelligence Master Data Mgmt Knowledge Mgmt PROCESS INTEGRATION Integration Broker BusinessProcess Mgmt APPLICATION PLATFORM J2EE DB and OS Abstraction ABAP Life Cycle Mgmt … The open integration and application platform for TCO reduction Integrate people.Information Deployment Personalized information and decision support for all users Share and analyze business information Analytics in context Collaborative BI Seamless Integration of BI Web Applications into the Enterprise Portal Overview: BW Open Analysis Interfaces and BI Java SDK Architecture : OLE DB for OLAP Based Component Object Model (COM) Driver (DLLs) installation on clients Windows platform only OLAP BAPIs Business Application Programming Interface Based on Remote Function Call (RFC) RFC library available on any SAP platform XML for Analysis Based on XML as exchange format Based on HTTP/SOAP protocol Any platform Overview: BW Open Analysis Interfaces and BI Java SDK Architecture BI Java SDK Object Oriented Java API for consuming XMLA services Encapsulates communication protocol (HTTP.

XMLA. ODBO) Universal Data Connect to integrate data into the BW platform BI Java SDK for custom built Java Applications SAP OLTP non SAP SAP Query XMLA JDBC ODBO BI JavaSDK . … For use in business applications & stand-alone What it means for BI: Base decisions on hard & soft facts Common context for reports & documents Explain insights and definitions (e. scalable and reliable infrastructure with the interoperability and flexibility of Web Services technology Powerful Java platform What it means for BI: Complete database and operating system portability Consistent user accecess Common alert framework Universal Data Integration : Universal Data Integration Universal Data Integration BI Java Connectors to provide access to any data (relational. discussion forum. terminology) Annotate BI data and meta-data Share & disseminate insights Participate in knowledge management services Enterprise search People Integration & Business Intelligence : People Integration & Business Intelligence DB and OS Abstraction SAP Netweaver™ Information Integration People Integration Portal Simplify the life of the user Role-based & personalized Unify complex application landscape Any source. OLAP) Based on industry standards for interoperability (JDBC. versioning. … Rating. secure & robust Provide task context Enable new composite applications What it means for BI: Empower more people within & beyond the enterprise Disseminate the right information to the right user at the right time Alert timely and allow for immediate action BI for the masses Close the loop from insights to action Task context Seamless navigation Collaboration & Business Intelligence : Collaboration & Business Intelligence DB and OS Abstraction SAP Netweaver™ Information Integration People Integration Collaboration Enable teams Easily share information and applications across roles Communicate in real-time or asynchronously Manage team activity SAP and non-SAP collaboration technologies What it means for BI: Support the decision making processes Broadcast BI data to teams and individuals Integrate data into collaboration rooms Send alerts to teams & individuals Subscription services The Solution: Information Broadcasting Powered◊ by SAP BI Web Application Server & Business Intelligence : Web Application Server & Business Intelligence DB and OS Abstraction SAP Netweaver™ Information Integration Application Platform Process Integration People Integration Web Application Server Homogeneous infrastructure for J2EE-based and ABAP-based applications Brings together the benefits of a proven.Publish & subscribe Authoring.g.

ODBO. Examples. XML. DB2. MS PTS. Teradata. MIS. MS Access. The central alert framework provided by the WebAS can serve as the central hub distributing alerts from all installed applications. SAS. . The central alert framework of the SAP WebAS.40 Scenarios and Features Following Features are released as web services and can be accessed via open standards XML Data Load XML for Analysis: Connection of 3rd party front-end vendors to BW OLAP Engine XML Query Result Set (additional query format XML in addition to XLS and CSV) Example: XML Data Load The meta data for the XML Data Load (function module.sun. operational OLAP Sources BI OLE for OLAP Connector Industry Standard OLAP API for MS Windows platforms Connectivity to MS Analysis Services. XMLA. Universal Data ConnectSAP BW Integration 3. text files (CSV). data fields) can be queried via WSDL The caller can now use XML and HTTP/SOAP to push data into the SAP BW delta queue Example: XML Query Result Set Easy to call: <SAP_BW_URL CMD=‘EXPORT’ DATA_PROVIDER=‘MyDataProvider’ FORMAT=‘XML’> Compatibility Prerequisite: SAP Web AS 6. Excel. Web Service cover the provision of services for integration within an enterprise.40 J2EE connectivity for SAP BW◊ Basis for Universal Data Connect and BI Java SDK◊ Relational Sources BI JDBC Connector Industry Standard API for relational DBMS Connectivity to 190+ JDBC drivers providing data access to: Oracle. discovered and executed using open Internet standards such as WSDL (Web Service Description Language). SAP CRM. SAP BW The set of connectors will be extended in further SAP BW releases SAP Web AS Integration – BI Web Services : SAP Web AS Integration – BI Web Services BI Web Services Definition of Web Service A Web Service is a software component that can be described. as well as crossenterprise services on top of any communication technology stack. See http://java. Ad-hoc. MS SQL Server. platform-independent access to OLAP sources Connectivity to MS Analysis Services. SAP BW BI XMLA Connector Web Service-based. Sybase.OLAP Custom-built Applications SAP Enterprise Portal Universal Data Connect 1.com for more information BI SAP Query Connector Connectivity to operational SAP applications SAP R/3. BI Java Connectors JDBC. etc. a service is a black box that may require input and delivers a result. SOAP. Documentation BEx BW Staging SAP BW BI Java Connectors : BI Java Connectors Connectors for various data sources Leverages SAP Web AS 6. DataSource.40 SAP Web AS Integration – Central Alert Framework : SAP Web AS Integration – Central Alert Framework The distribution of BW alerts via the central alert framework leverages functions of two SAP NetWeaver components: SAP BW and SAP WebAS. whether synchronous or asynchronous Web Services are a new feature of SAP Web AS 6. MicroStrategy. BI Java SDK Java API. SAP Query 2. provides the following additional functions: Send short text message via SMS or Pager. HTTP For the caller or sender. Hyperion.

What it means for BI: Content consolidation Master Data Harmonization Central Master Data Management SAP BW / MDM Integration Scenarios (1) : . BW Alerts: Options with SAP BW : BW Alerts: Options with SAP BW Web Application Server Reporting Agent BEx Query with Exception Central Alert Framework BW Send an E-Mail Create an Alert Monitor Entry Export via BAdI Send a Short Text via SMS or Pager Send a Long Text via E-Mail or Fax Other Applications Exchange Infrastructure & BI : Exchange Infrastructure & BI DB and OS Abstraction SAP Netweaver™ Information Integration Process Integration People Integration Exchange Infrastructure Provides a technical infrastructure for XML-based message exchange Delivers business-process and integration knowledge to the customer Provides an integrated toolset for building new business scenarios by defining and maintaining all integration-relevant information What it means for BI: XI delivers message based realtime data Complements the session-oriented(scheduled) data load Real-time data address Operational Reporting requirements SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI) Integration : SAP Exchange Infrastructure (XI) Integration Inbound Message Processing Scenario Global Spend Scenario SAP XI as single point to channel information exchange between various systems Using SAP XI as additional source for SAP BW Event-driven and transaction-oriented New Guideline with SAP BW Guideline of integrating SAP XI 2.0or SAP XI 3.Send long text message via e-mail as well as via Fax. Recipients have the option to subscribe/unsubscribe for the alert. and consolidate master data Ensures consistent distribution to all applications and systems within the IT landscape. http/SOAP) Compatibility Prerequisite:SAP XI 2.0 as a SAP BW source on basis of existing technologies (XML. Existing alerting scenarios (using the Reporting Agent alerting options) can be adapted easily for alerting scenarios using the central alert framework of the WebAS. augment. Both scenarios may be run in parallel.0 and 3.0 Master Data Management & BI : Master Data Management & BI DB and OS Abstraction SAP Netweaver™ Information Integration People Integration Master Data Management SAP MDM enables companies to store.

Global and local Attributes XI MDM Scenario 2:MD Harmonization Agenda : Agenda Positioning / Value Proposition Data Warehousing . role-based and task-oriented information models Provide technical definitions. Local aspects of master data administration have to be loaded seperately from the MDM clients into the BW Master Data Harmonization between BW and MDM : Master Data Harmonization between BW and MDM Material CRM Products Articles .. identified) Strategic(global.. unified) XI MDM Scenario 1:Content Consolidation Identifying Attr.Global key mapping information is the result of this process... consolidated) All Global Attr. General Products 2 Operational Reporting(localized. MDM key mapping information can be used in BW as a grouping attribute for global analysis needs MDM Content Consolidation and SAP BW : MDM Content Consolidation and SAP BW SAP MDM SAP BW SAP ERP MATNR MATNR MATNR MATNR 1 ERP Solutions Business ContentAreas Operational Reporting(localized.. such as extraction and transformation rules Predefined templates for reporting and analysis.. . SAP BW / MDM Integration Scenarios (2) : SAP BW / MDM Integration Scenarios (2) Dedicated Consolidated InfoObjects as MDM Business Content in BW For Master Data Harmonization reasons master data is mainly created in MDM and can be enhanced with local aspects after the distribution to the MDM Clients Consolidated Info Objects in BW are capable to implement the entire master data description from MDM in BW. Global Attr..ETL BI Platform BI Suite SAP NetWeaver ‘04 Integration Business Content Roadmap Business Content – Definition : Business Content – Definition Predefined. . SAP MDM SAP BW SAP ERP MATNR . For various industries and business areas . where the Content Integrator Engine consolidates the master data by finding duplicate records based on predefined matching processes.SAP BW / MDM Integration Scenarios (1) SAP MDM deliveres identifying navigational attributes for SAP BW Master data is mainly managed in the MDM Clients For Content Consolidation master data has to be load into the MDM system..

transformations Significant cut down of implementation time and costs Easily extensible Integrated view of corporate data Immediate access to interpreted information Consistency Rich set of standard key performance indicators Best practice models Integration of e-Business and ERP systems Tight integration with mySAP applications Integration with non-SAP data Webenabled Validated and comparable information Cross-system/cross-application Business Content – Overview (1) : Business Content – Overview (1) Customer Relationship Management Financial Accounting Controlling Strategic Enterprise Management Human Capital Management Product Lifecycle Management Supply Chain Management Supplier Relationship Management Cross X Marketplaces Non SAP System Integration Tealeaf (E-Analytics) Oracle Oracle Financials (General Ledger and Oracle Receivable) AC Nielsen (Market Analytics) Dun & Bradstreet (Market Analytics) Slide 84: Aerospace and Defense Apparel and Footwear Automotive Chemicals Consumer Products Distributor Reseller Management Financial Services Banking Insurances Financial Service Provider Profit Analyzer Healthcare High Tech Media Oil&Gas Pharmaceuticals Public Sector Real Estate Retail Service Providers Telco Utilities Business Content – Overview (2) Industry Solutions Customer – and Partner Content : Customer – and Partner Content Customer / Partner Content Scenario Customers centrally create templates which can be rolled out to subsidiaries (Enterprise DWH) Partners create own content which can be delivered individually to interested customers Feature Description Release of feature.SAP BW Business Content Benefits : SAP BW Business Content Benefits Ready-to-go reports. which has been piloted in SAP BW 3. extractors.0B Content for objects in SAP BW as well as extractors in Service API in SAP source systems This denotes content in addition to SAP delivered Business Content Content can be shipped via transports Support of partner content only by partner Partner Content can be certified by SAP Agenda : Agenda Positioning / Value Proposition Data Warehousing BI Platform BI Suite Netweaver Integration Business Content Roadmap . data models.

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