SAP BW Certification: A Business Information Warehouse Study Guide (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 21, 2003 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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  • Provides an overview to the exam's topics, including a "Need to Know" list that identifies areas that must be understood in-depth.
  • Includes exercises that can be performed, usually with a small test BW server.
  • Contains practice test questions that assess the readers knowledge of the current exam topics.
  • Serves as a complement to the classroom training provided by SAP.
  

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Contents

Acknowledgments
xiv
Chapter 1 Enterprise Resource Planning Business Intelligence Data Warehouses and SAP BW
1
Chapter 2 Certification Exam
13
Chapter 3 Training
25
Chapter 4 Data Modeling
32
Chapter 5 Building Blocks
78
Chapter 6 Reporting
116
Chapter 7 Extraction
160
Appendix B SAP BW Quick Reference Guide
227
Appendix C SAP BW R3Related Quick Reference Guide
232
Appendix D SAP BW 30 New Features
239
Appendix E SAP BW Training Offerings Course Descriptions
288
Appendix F Roles and Skills for BW Projects
301
Appendix G SAP BW White Paper
311
Appendix H SAP BW Standard Business Content
317
Glossary
323

Chapter 8 Getting Ready for Certification Tips and Tricks
187
Chapter 9 Simulated Certification Test
196
Appendix A SAP BW and Data Warehousing Resources
213

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Page 3 - Processing (OLAP) is a category of software technology that enables analysts, managers, and executives to gain insight into data through fast, consistent, interactive access to a wide variety of possible views of information that has been transformed from raw data to reflect the real dimensionality of the enterprise as understood by the user.
Page 3 - ... technology that enables analysts, managers, and executives to gain insight into data through fast, consistent, interactive access to a wide variety of possible views of information that has been transformed from raw data to reflect the real dimensionality of the enterprise as understood by the user. OLAP functionality is characterized by dynamic multidimensional analysis of consolidated enterprise data supporting enduser analytical and navigational activities...

About the author (2003)

CATHERINE M. ROZE is a consultant with IBM's Global Services, Business Intelligence practice. She has over six years of full life cycle experience in business intelligence/data warehousing and specializes in solutions based on ERP, with a special focus on SAP-centric organizations. Roze has her MBA and MS (industrial technology) as well as her certification in SAP BW. She has written or cowritten numerous articles which have appeared in such publications as the Journal of Neurocomputing, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing Systems, and the International Journal of Systems Science.

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