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Creating Universes with SAP BusinessObjects by Taha M. Mahmoud

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Business objects

Business objects are the main building blocks of the Universe's Business layer. They are used as reporting items that will be selected by end users to create their own reports and perform analysis. The main idea of the Universe, as we discussed earlier, is to abstract the technical and complex IT-related part from the simple and informative business part. At the end, we don't want to see our business users confused about the right objects to choose while they are creating their reports. The best practices to define business objects are as follows:

  • Objects' names must have a clear business meaning supported with a description to avoid any misunderstanding or misuse.
  • The information is categorized and grouped in folders based on their ...

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