Chapter 10. Business Content

One of the BW's strongest selling points is its Business Content. Business Content is a set of BW objects developed by SAP based on predefined business roles and their tasks. For example, a sales manager is a business role, and monitoring and forecasting sales demands and pricing trends is a task. To accomplish these tasks, the sales manager needs reports to get business information and conduct online analysis. In Part I of this book, we learned that reports are created from queries, queries are created from InfoCubes, and InfoCubes are created from InfoObjects. To load data, we need DataSources, transfer rules, InfoSources, and update rules. Business Content contains all of these objects for predefined business roles ...

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