Data Modeling Basics in SAP BW on SAP HANA and BW Integrated Planning
Discover the steps required for developers to design a data model in SAP BW on SAP HANA and SAP BW Integrated Planning, to deliver a web application that addresses a particular business logic, together with a set of visualizations.
By reading this article you will:
Learn the basic steps a developer has to take to build a data warehousing model for a particular business application
Understand the basics of SAP BW Integrated Planning (IP) and how it can be used together with BusinessObjects Design Studio for data entry, budgeting, and planning
Understand the data modeling basics in SAP BW and IP
Value disaggregation (also called top-down distribution) helps you to manually enter data within manual planning using input-ready queries, and distribute the data to a lower level according to certain business rules. For example, you may want to maintain a budget by site and let the system automatically distribute values down to cost centers belonging to each site.