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Data Modeling Made Simple with CA ERwin Data Modeler r8 by Steve Hoberman, Donna Burbank

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Every commercial copy of CA ERwin Data Modeler is bundled with a developers’ copy of SAP Business Objects Crystal Reports for advanced reporting capabilities. There are a number of out of the box-reports that you can leverage, which is the simplest way to get started.

Start by opening the eMovies model, which we’ll use for our example (refer to Chapter 3, if you’re not familiar with this). In our example, we’d like to share the logical attribute definitions with the business analyst team to verify that we’re on the right track. In this case, we can use the predefined reports in CA ERwin Data Modeler to generate a report to show them, since many of the analysts are not familiar with data models, ...

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