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SAP BPC 10 NetWeaver Platform: Automate Master Data Loads from BW to BPC
by admin on November 23rd, 2012

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Author: Jaye Dutton, Practice Lead BI Introduction Back in 2010 shortly after SAP released BPC NW 7.5, SAP SDN published a howto document for automating the loading of master data and hierarchies from BW to BPC. Please click here to read instructions. This document addressed (some modification required) the issue of how to get the master data from BW that is loaded nightly via a BW process chain from ECC into BPC, closing the loop for master data maintenance whilst still allowing BPC users to create ad hoc master data for planning requirements.

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With the addition of start and end routines this has become a more useful option. SAP BPC 10 Data Manager Pack age: SuccessFactors Recent Articles Predictive Analytics in Financial Services SAP Australian User Group National Summit 2013 Optimising Mining Operations to Drive Increased Profitability Mastering Business Analytics 2013 – In a Nutshell … NTT DATA Business Solutions’ Vision for Financial Reporting – How To Integrate Operational and Management Reporting Using SAP Solutions The Latest in On Premise and Cloud SAP and SuccessFactors and How to Determine the Best Roadmap for Your Company Heard About the Haze in Kuala Lumpur. meaning the solution provided in the afore mentioned how-to guide no longer works. however the issue still remains: How to automate the BPC master data update and include in the nightly BW master data update? Key Point The back end of BPC was completely re-written for BPC 10 for the reading and writing of transactional and master data. BPC 10 Standard Data Manager SAP BPC provides a standard approach to loading master data from BW info objects into BPC. This uses the BPC Data Manager package along with transformation and conversion files. However the creation and maintenance of these files is another skill set and the scheduling doesn’t allow for integration into existing BW process chains.The standard BPC data manager package has vastly improved since then.com . Malaysia – Are We Ready for Cloud HCM? A Vision for Finance Reporting and Planning An Approach to Enterprise Data Quality and Data Corresponding Process Chains: Reconciliation SuccessFactors LMS vs SAP LSO: Some open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd.

SuccessFactors LMS vs SAP LSO: Some Observations Archives October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 The original how-to guide for running a BPC process chain is still viable using updated hint files for the new BPC 10 process chains. So how do I do it? The Step-by-Step Solution SAP BPC 10 has a new web based administration client for the administering of Models (BPC 10 talk for Applications) and Dimensions.com . I don’t want another place to monitor and maintain. I want to be able to update BPC master data the same way I did for IP and BPS. However this still requires the creation of BPC transformation and conversion files. As a BW technical guy. It also allows the maintenance of master data and hierarchies: June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 November 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 April 2012 March 2012 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 Display of account master data prior to update from BW: May 2011 April 2011 open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd.

and hierarchies: open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd.April 2011 January 2011 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 The update to the BPC infoobject is done using the standard BW approach.com . This works for text. attributes.

In this example I have concatenated the chart of account and the account number to become the BPC account. The data is then loaded from BW to BPC using a BW DTP: Once data is loaded it needs to be activated as in standard BW: open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd.com .* Note: Any conversion from BW to BPC format would be done in the BW transformation.

com .The final step is to run the BW to BPC update program: The BW master data now appears in BPC: open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd.

Hierarchies The Standard BW hierarchy transformation can be complex to map from one info object to another: NTT DATA Business Solutions provides two alternatives to manually creating a transformation for each hierarchy.com . 1) BW to BPC hierarchy copy program This program takes a hierarchy from a BW infoobject and copies it to a BPC open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd.

taking care of the transformation and allowing prefix’s and compound infoobjects. 2) Utilising NTT DATA Business Solutions BW to BPC interface to automatically map the source to the target using the pre-determined configuration This can all be then put into a BW process chain and added to the nightly schedule: open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd.Dimension.com .

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Want more information on automating data loads? Please contact a NTT DATA Business Solutions BI expert today on +61 2 8908 4200 or contact_au@nttdata.com .com From → Business Intelligence. ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning). SAP Financials 2 Comments → Ondrej permalink May 29. 2013 at 11:36 pm open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd.

2013 at 11:38 am Hi Ondrej. Thanks for advice. it makes the loading process much more clear. until the “The final step is to run the BW to BPC update program:” Please. Thanks for your message.Hi Jaye. Ondrej Jaye permalink June 7.com . where can I get this program? At this moment I’m not able to see the loaded data in BPC. Thanks for the guide. Leave a Reply open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd. The program is one we developed here that reads the data from the BW tables and uses the interfaces: – if_uja_member_manager~save – if_uja_member_manager~process To save the data to BPC and Process the dim to make it available. If you would like to discuss this in any further detail please do not hesitate to contact 02 8908 4200 Cheers. Jaye. I was able to follow all the steps.

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