Enterprise Information Management with SAP

Enterprise Information Management with SAP

by Ginger Gatling

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Overview

Enterprise Information Management with SAP by Ginger Gatling

If you’re wondering what you need to know about SAP’s enterprise information management (EIM) solutions, look no further. This book explains the changing face of EIM at SAP: what the different products are (such as SAP Data Services, SAP Information Steward, SAP NetWeaver Information Lifecycle Management, SAP Master Data Governance, SAP HANA, Hadoop), how they work together, and how to get started using them. Get the big picture, and then dive into the details—this book has you covered.1. EIM Overview
Clarify your understanding of the different EIM products that SAP offers, and learn how to decide which solution, or combination of solutions, is the best fit for a particular business.2. SAP Data Services
Explore the basics of SAP Data Services, including how to manage data quality, process text data, migrate data, and connect SAP Data Services with SAP HANA.3. Important EIM Tasks
Follow along as the authors use a fictional company to walk you through step-by-step instructions and screenshots that teach you some of the most important tasks in SAP‘s EIM toolset.4. Structured and Unstructured Data
Find out how SAP’s EIM solutions can help you glean valuable information from text and other types of unstructured content.5. High Volumes of Data
Get a basic understanding of how "big data" fits into the SAP picture, with discussions of
SAP HANA and Hadoop.Highlights:

  • SAP Data Services
  • SAP Information Steward
  • SAP NetWeaver Information Lifecycle Management
  • SAP Master Data Governance
  • SAP Extended Enterprise Content Management by OpenText
  • SAP HANA and Hadoop
  • Information governance
  • Data migration and archiving
  • Data quality management and monitoring
  • Text data processing

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592294145
Publisher: Rheinwerk Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 04/28/2012
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ginger Gatling is a senior product manager with SAP NetWeaver Management. She joined SAP in 1997 and spent her first seven years within Educational Services at SAP America. She taught more than 30 classes, including SAP Business Workflow, security, SAP CRM Middleware, integration, and administration courses. Additionally, she authored classes on SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse security and system auditing. In 2004, she joined the SAP NetWeaver organization, working for SAP Labs, where she has served as product manager for BPM topics (including SAP Business Workflow, Universal Worklist, SAP NetWeaver Business Process Management), integration topics (SAP NetWeaver Process Integration), and other SAP NetWeaver topics as required. She is an active member in the Americas SAP User Group, serving on the board of her local North Texas ASUG Chapter, and she is a big fan and contributor to SDN and business process expert communities. Ginger has a master’s degree in music theory from Northwestern University.

Table of Contents

... Foreword ... 17 ... Preface ... 19PART I ... SAP's Enterprise Information Management Strategy and Portfolio ... 251 ... Introducing Enterprise Information Management ... 27
... 1.1 ... Defining Enterprise Information Management ... 28
... 1.2 ... Common Use Cases for EIM ... 36
... 1.3 ... Common Drivers for EIM ... 40
... 1.4 ... Impact of Big Data on EIM ... 45
... 1.5 ... SAP's Strategy for EIM ... 48
... 1.6 ... Typical User Roles in EIM ... 50
... 1.7 ... Example Company: NeedsEIM, Inc. ... 51
... 1.8 ... Summary ... 532 ... Introducing Information Governance ... 55
... 2.1 ... Introduction to Information Governance ... 56
... 2.2 ... Evaluating and Developing Your Information Governance Needs and Resources ... 58
... 2.3 ... Optimizing Existing Infrastructure and Resources ... 63
... 2.4 ... Establishing an Information Governance Process: Examples ... 65
... 2.5 ... Rounding Out Your Information Governance Process ... 75
... 2.6 ... Summary ... 803 ... Big Data with SAP HANA and Hadoop ... 81
... 3.1 ... SAP HANA ... 81
... 3.2 ... SAP HANA and EIM ... 86
... 3.3 ... Big Data and Hadoop ... 88
... 3.4 ... SAP HANA and Hadoop ... 99
... 3.5 ... EIM and Hadoop ... 100
... 3.6 ... Summary ... 1024 ... SAP's Solutions for Enterprise Information Management ... 103
... 4.1 ... SAP Data Services as a Data Foundation ... 106
... 4.2 ... SAP Information Steward ... 118
... 4.3 ... SAP NetWeaver Master Data Management and SAP Master Data Governance ... 126
... 4.4 ... SAP Solutions for Enterprise Content Management ... 130
... 4.5 ... SAP NetWeaver Information Lifecycle Management ... 142
... 4.6 ... SAP Solutions for Data Migration ... 150
... 4.7 ... Information Governance in SAP ... 156
... 4.8 ... NeedsEIM, Inc. and SAP's Solutions for EIM ... 162
... 4.9 ... Summary ... 1635 ... Practical Examples of EIM ... 165
... 5.1 ... EIM Architecture Recommendations and Experiences by Procter and Gamble ... 165
... 5.2 ... Managing Data Migration Projects to Support Mergers and Acquisitions ... 184
... 5.3 ... Evolution of SAP Data Services at National Vision ... 192
... 5.4 ... Recommendations for a Master Data Program ... 198
... 5.5 ... Recommendations for Using SAP NetWeaver Process Integration and SAP Data Services ... 201
... 5.6 ... Ensuring a Successful Enterprise Content Management Project by Belgian Railways ... 206
... 5.7 ... Recommendations for Creating an Archiving Strategy ... 216
... 5.8 ... Summary ... 220PART II ... Working with SAP's Enterprise Information Management Solutions ... 256 ... Getting to Know Your Data with SAP Information Steward ... 223
... 6.1 ... Cataloging Data Assets and Their Relationships ... 224
... 6.2 ... Profiling Data ... 228
... 6.3 ... Monitoring and Assessing the Quality of Your Data ... 239
... 6.4 ... Summary ... 2507 ... Introducing SAP Data Services ... 251
... 7.1 ... Data Integration Scenarios ... 252
... 7.2 ... SAP Data Services Platform Architecture ... 253
... 7.3 ... SAP Data Services Designer Overview ... 259
... 7.4 ... Creating Data Sources and Targets ... 263
... 7.5 ... Creating Your First Job ... 268
... 7.6 ... Basic Transformations Using the Query Transform and Functions ... 272
... 7.7 ... Overview of Complex Transformations ... 275
... 7.8 ... Executing and Debugging Your Job ... 280
... 7.9 ... Exposing a Real-Time Service ... 281
... 7.10 ... SAP Data Services and SAP HANA ... 287
... 7.11 ... Summary ... 2888 ... Managing Data Quality with SAP Data Services ... 289
... 8.1 ... Data Cleansing ... 291
... 8.2 ... Data Enhancement ... 313
... 8.3 ... Data Matching ... 315
... 8.4 ... Other Important Data Quality Capabilities ... 333
... 8.5 ... Summary ... 3379 ... Monitoring Data Quality with Scorecards in SAP Information Steward ... 339
... 9.1 ... Components of a Data Quality Scorecard ... 340
... 9.2 ... Defining and Setting Up a Data Quality Scorecard ... 343
... 9.3 ... Viewing the Data Quality Scorecard ... 349
... 9.4 ... Identifying Data Quality Issue Impact or Data Quality Root Causes in the System Landscape ... 352
... 9.5 ... Summary ... 35510 ... Processing Text Data with SAP Data Services ... 357
... 10.1 ... Introduction to Text Data Processing Capabilities in SAP Data Services ... 359
... 10.2 ... Text Data Processing and NeedsEIM, Inc. ... 364
... 10.3 ... Summary ... 37211 ... Migrating Data with SAP Data Services ... 373
... 11.1 ... Introduction to Data Migration ... 373
... 11.2 ... Data Migration Content Delivered by SAP Best Practices and Rapid Deployment Solutions ... 375
... 11.3 ... Migrating Customer Data to SAP ERP ... 379
... 11.4 ... Systems Migration ... 383
... 11.5 ... Summary ... 38412 ... Introducing SAP Master Data Governance ... 385
... 12.1 ... SAP Master Data Governance Overview ... 386
... 12.2 ... Getting Started with SAP Master Data Governance ... 392
... 12.3 ... Governance for Custom-Defined Objects: Example ... 400
... 12.4 ... Rule-Based Workflows in SAP Master Data Governance ... 409
... 12.5 ... NeedsEIM, Inc.: Master Data Remediation ... 420
... 12.6 ... Summary ... 42213 ... Introducing SAP NetWeaver Information Lifecycle Management ... 423
... 13.1 ... The Basics of Information Lifecycle Management ... 425
... 13.2 ... Overview of SAP NetWeaver Information Lifecycle Management ... 426
... 13.3 ... Managing the Lifecycle of Information in Live Systems ... 436
... 13.4 ... Managing the Lifecycle of Information from Legacy Systems ... 441
... 13.5 ... System Decommissioning--Detailed Example ... 447
... 13.6 ... Summary ... 46614 ... Introducing SAP Extended Enterprise Content Management by OpenText ... 467
... 14.1 ... Capabilities of SAP Extended ECM ... 469
... 14.2 ... How SAP Extended ECM Works with the SAP Business Suite ... 474
... 14.3 ... Integration Content for SAP Business Suite and SAP Extended ECM ... 476
... 14.4 ... Summary ... 485 ... The Authors ... 487 ... Index ... 495

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