BW uses the same architecture, tools, and programs to transport objects as R/3 does. The following high-level SAP procedure explains how you transport objects from the development system to other systems (Figure 14.1):
Figure 14.1. SAP CHANGE AND TRANSPORT SYSTEM
Develop and test objects in the development system. When the objects are ready for extensive and pre-production testing, export and save them in a common transport directory in the operating system.
Import the objects into the quality assurance system and conduct pre-production testing.
If the objects pass the test, import them into the production system. Otherwise, ...