Using BusinessObjects Data Services in support of

Data Migration and Master Data Management
For the Chicago Chapter BOUG Meeting – August 20, 2010
Dan Lopez, Manager at Capgemini

Agenda Why is Data Migration Needed?  How has SAP Data Migration Historically Been Done?  Emerging SAP Data Migration Best Practices  How do I Manage Data Quality after Data Migration?  Q&A Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 2 .

SAP Data Migration/Conversion Use Cases Legacy Application Modernization / ERP Implementation Application Portfolio Rationalization PeopleSoft Mainframe SAP JDE i2 SAP SAP Instance Consolidation SAP SAP SAP SAP SAP Global SAP Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 3 .

Agenda Why is Data Migration Needed?  How has SAP Data Migration Historically Been Done?  Emerging SAP Data Migration Best Practices  How do I Manage Data Quality after Data Migration?  Q&A Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 4 .

Time overruns average 41%.How Has SAP Data Migration/Conversion Historically Been Done? “ ? Historical Approaches LEGACY SYSTEM(S) Let’s cross the fingers’ and hope it loads… ABAP/ LSMW Custom Code SAP Upload / ADM But Data migration is far from easy. Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 5 . Bloor. best practice methodology and content to address the full cycle of data migration processes. 2007 80% of organizations… will underestimate the costs related to the data acquisition tasks by an average of 50 percent” Gartner Used with permission from SAP Why?  Designing access to numerous source legacy systems and/or data silos  Proper mapping of source to target files  Assuring consistent metadata  Resolving data quality problems What was needed was an approach that leveraged simplified tools. The results were: Analysts More than 80% of data migration projects run over time and/or over budget. Cost overruns average 30%.

Agenda Why is Data Migration Needed?  How has SAP Data Migration Historically Been Done?  Emerging SAP Data Migration Best Practices  How do I Manage Data Quality after Data Migration?  Q&A Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 6 .

Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 7 . • Data controls are put in place up front in order to quantifiably measure the success of a data conversion. • Frequent “Trial Conversions” or “Mock Migrations” are executed and tested against controls in order to provide quality and completion. based on a structured approach for the migration and quality improvement of data. • Data mapping and cleansing leverages accelerators through a data migration factory model. Focus Areas: • Data Discovery helps to determine issues with data in an early stage and gives information needed to define conversion rules of higher quality.Example Data Migration Best Practices Taken From Capgemini's DELIVER Methodology DELIVER Data Migration Methodology DELIVER: A tested methodology developed globally. which is critical to the “Go/No Go” moment in the project.

SAP’s Best Practices Architecture for Data Migration Legacy Data Environment Performance Analysis Mainframe Staging Area Cleanse Transform Name Parsing Extract & Address Parsing & Correction Profile Applications Target Environment Dashboards and Business Reporting Data Services Platform Databases Loading Data Staging and Test Environment Material/Product Parsing Matching Transform Data into SAP structure load routines for SAP Objects Validate & Load Business Validation Rules SAP Config Validation IDocs SAP Reconciliation Flat Files/ Excel Used with permission from SAP Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 8 .

 Extension Guide provides the information you need to extend and modify the DI content that is an integral part of the SAP Best Practices Data Migration solution. Used with permission from SAP Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 9 .  Business Process Document for Data Migration is a process guide that provides a process flow and the sequence in which the objects need to be loaded  Business Process Documents for Objects are independent object documents that provide you instructions on the complete object processing tasks within DI all the way to loading IDocs into SAP.  Implementation Accelerator  Mapping templates for the mapping workshop at the customer site including field and value mapping.Project Acceleration through SAP’s Best Practice For Data Migration Key Features:  Predefined Migration Content   Data validation content for SAP Business Objects Data Integrator (including enrichment rules) for the SAP Best Practices Baseline Package and a broad set of industries the content includes also extraction jobs to extract check tables from the SAP target system for the value mapping. Documentation  Quick guide on how to install and use Data Integrator and the SAP Best Practices for Data Migration content.

SAP Best Practice for Data Migration Leverages BusinessObjects Data Services Currently supported Data Migration Content Built on Business Objects Data Services for SAP Business All-in-One – Cost Element  BOM – Characteristic  Routing – Class  SD Pricing  Inventory Balances  A/P & A/R  HCM Baseline – Activity Type – Activity Price – Customer Master – Vendor Master Transactional data – Material Master  Sales Order – Material Master Classification  Purchase Order  Internal Order  – Material Customer Replenishment Source List  WBS – Purchase Info Record  Functional Location – Material Inspection Type – Inspection Method SAP BusinessObjects™ Data Integrator is the most productive and scalable data integration platform for ETL – Master Insprection Characteristics – Inspection Plan – Object Dependency Used with permission from SAP Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 10 .

Agenda Why is Data Migration Needed?  How has SAP Data Migration Historically Been Done?  Emerging SAP Data Migration Best Practices  How do I Manage Data Quality after Data Migration?  Q&A Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 11 .

Apply the Same Technology for Data Migration After Go Live to Provide a Proactive Data Quality Firewall Used with permission from SAP Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 12 .

Apply the Same Technology for Data Migration After Go Live to Provide Reactive Data Quality Scorecards Used with permission from SAP Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 13 .

Agenda Why is Data Migration Needed?  How has SAP Data Migration Historically Been Done?  Emerging SAP Data Migration Best Practices  How do I Manage Data Quality after Data Migration?  Q&A Capgemini Business Information Management © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 14 .

Capgemini Business Information Management Orlando. Florida Phone: E-Mail: +1 (407) 655-9176 dan.com Together.Dan Lopez Manager. All rights reserved © Copyright Capgemini 2010 All Rights Reserved 15 . © 2010 Capgemini. Free your energies www.com Capgemini Business Information Management The information contained in this presentation is proprietary.capgemini.lopez@capgemini.