"This book is the definitive guide for SAP NetWeaver BI professionals. Based on their extraordinary expertise with the product, the authors provide deep insights about key innovations in the areas of user experience, query performance, integrated planning, and enterprise-wide data warehousing."
—Stefan Sigg, Vice President, SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence
The long-anticipated publication of this second edition reflects the growing success of SAP NetWeaver as well as the various Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities that are embedded with SAP BW version 7.0. Written by SAP insiders, this comprehensive guide takes into account the ever-changing features, functionality, and toolsets of SAP NetWeaver to bring you the most updated information on how to use SAP BW to design, build, deploy, populate, access, analyze, present, and administer data. You'll discover the options that are available in SAP NetWeaver and uncover a new means to improve business performance.
This book reflects the process an organization goes through during an implementation of the software. The authors begin with an introduction to BI and SAP NetWeaver and quickly progress to information modeling and enterprise data warehouse concepts. You'll learn how to access and deliver meaningful analytic information to the organization, as well as perform integrated planning functions. Finally, the authors share invaluable insight on warehouse administration, performance, and security.
With more than 50 percent new or revised material, this second edition of Mastering the SAP Business Information Warehouse shows you how to:
Extract data from online transaction processing systems
Store transformed data in a way that best supports reporting and analysis
Use the various Business Explorer tools such as BEx Report Designer, BEx Analyzer, BEx Broadcaster, and BEx Web Application Designer
Schedule, monitor, troubleshoot, and archive data loads
The companion Web site contains sample chapters in Wiki format and the authors' blog where readers may enter discussions about the book and SAP.
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Table of contents
- Title Page
- About the Authors
- Chapter 1: The Origins of Business Intelligence
- Chapter 2: The SAP NetWeaver Integration Platform
- Chapter 3: SAP Business Information Warehouse Architecture
- Chapter 4: Information Modeling
- Chapter 5: Enterprise Data Warehousing
- Chapter 6: Data Acquisition and Transformation
- Chapter 7: Data Access, Analysis, and Information Distribution
- Chapter 8: Information Presentation
- Chapter 9: Integrated Planning
- Chapter 10: Business Analytics
- Chapter 11: Administration
- Chapter 12: Performance Planning and Management
- Appendix A Acronyms
- Wiley End User License Agreement
- Title: Mastering the SAP Business Information Warehouse: Leveraging the Business Intelligence Capabilities of SAP NetWeaver, 2nd Edition
- Release date: August 2006
- Publisher(s): Wiley
- ISBN: 9780764596377
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