SAP BW Reporting Made Easy, 2.0B/2.1C

SAP BW Reporting Made Easy, 2.0B/2.1C




SAP BW Reporting Made Easy is a step-by-step guide covering the Business Explorer, the frontend tool of the SAP Business Information Warehouse TM (SAP BW) 2.0B/2.1C system. This guide assists casual, analytical, and power users with SAP BW. The chapters provide two tracks. The fast track explains the navigational features for casual users, and the advanced track examines the configuration aspects for analytical and power users. Readers can follow the step-by-step procedures in the chapters with the standard demo queries provided in the SAP BW 2.0B/2.1C system.

This guide covers the following topics:

  • SAP Business Information Warehouse (SAP BW) - Descriptions and simple diagrams
  • Business Explorer Analyzer - Navigating reports, defining queries, and working with exceptions, conditions, and variables
  • Business Explorer Browser - Navigating, maintaining roles, and working with logos and folder symbols
  • Business Explorer Web - Navigating and creating web queries
  • Business Explorer Map - Geographic features of SAP BW, navigating and analyzing data, types of geo-enabled InfoObjects, maintenance of InfoObjects, and web deployment
  • InfoSet Query - Creating ad hoc queries with InfoObjects and Operational Data Store (ODS) objects
  • Reporting Agent - Exception reporting and background printing

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781893570665
Publisher: SAP Labs, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/2001
Pages: 503
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

The Simplification Group at SAP Labs, Palo Alto, develops or helps develop "Accelerators" to make SAP implementations quicker, cheaper, and easier. The SAP Made Easy guidebook series was created to help customers' speed up their SAP implementations. Each of the Made Easy guidebooks are written by authors with field experience in the areas in which they cover.

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, SAP Labs, Inc. researches and develops cutting-edge software products for the SAP business application Systems. SAP Labs, Inc. employs over 450 people from 15 countries and is a member of the worldwide SAP AG company network. Our mission is to develop country-specific products for American and Canadian customers and to integrate new technologies developed in the Silicon Valley in the SAP systems worldwide.

SAP AG is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany and is the world's fourth Largest software firm. It employs over 18,000 people in more than 50 countries and is currently the largest software company trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: SAP). SAP Labs, Inc. is a subsidiary of SAP America, the SAP marketing, training, and consulting headquarters in the United States.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Business Information Warehouse Reporting Overview
Chapter 2: Getting Started wtih SAP Business Information Warehouse
Chapter 3: Business Explorer (BEx) Analyzer
Chapter 4: Business Explorer (BEx) Browser
Chapter 5: Business Explorer (BEx) Web Reporting
Chapter 6: Business Explorer (BEx) Map
Chapter 7: Infoset Query
Chapter 8: Reporting Agent
Chapter 9: Activating Demo Content
Appendix A: Creating a Workbook Template
Appendix B: Adding Visual Basic Functionality to Workbooks
Appendix C: Authorizations Guidelines
Appendix D: Internet Transaction Server (ITS) Prerequisites
Appendix E: Data Checking for InfoObjects
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