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hi friends can any body sent me docs for ASAP methodology and docs on Blue Prints and if possible bw 2001 interview questions to my mail id cforfriend@yahoo.com thanks in advance

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    Posted on Oct 25, 2006 at 04:03 AM

    Hi ,

    The BW Project guidelines can be as follows ,

    Stages in BW project

    1 Project Preparation / Requirement Gathering

    2 Business Blueprint

    3 Realization

    4 Final Preparation

    5 GO Live & Support

    Project Preparation / Requirement Gathering

    Collect requirement thru interviews with Business teams /Core users / Information Leaders .

    Study & analyze KPI 's (key figures) of Business process .

    Identify the measurement criteria's (Characteristics).

    Understand the Drill down requirements if any.

    Understand the Business process data flow if any .

    Identify the needs for data staging layers in BW – (i.e need for ODS if any)

    Understand the system landscape .

    Prepare Final Requirements Documents in the form of Functional Specifications containing :

    Report Owners,

    Data flow ,

    KPI’s ,

    measurement criteria’s,

    Report format along with drilldown requirements .

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    2 Business Blueprint

    Check Business content against the requirements

    Check for appropriate

    Info Objects - Key figures & Characters

    Check for Info cubes / ODS

    Check for data sources & identify fields in source system

    Identify Master data

    document all the information in a file – follow standard templates

    Prepare final solution

    Identify differences (Gaps) between Business Content & Functional

    specification. propose new solutions/Developments & changes if required at different levels such as Info Objects ,Info cube , Data source etc . Document the gaps & respective solutions proposed– follow standard templates

    Design & Documentation

    Design the ERD & MDM diagrams for each cube & related objects

    Design the primary keys/data fields for intermediate Storage in ODS

    Design the Data flow charts right from data source up to Cube .

    Consider the performance parameters while designing data models

    Prepare High level / Low level design documents for each data model.--- follow standard templates

    Identify the Roles & Authorizations required and Document it – follow standard templates

    final review of design with core BW users .

    Sign off the BBP documents

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    3 Realization

    Check & Apply Latest Patches/Packages ...in BW & R/3 systems.

    Activate/Build & enhance the cubes/ODS as per data model designs...maintain the version documents .

    Identify & activate Info objects / Master data info sources / attributes ,prepare update rules

    Assign data sources .prepare transfer rules , prepare multi providers . prepare Info packages .

    perform the unit testing for data loads….both for master data & transaction data .

    develop & test the end user queries .

    Design the process chains ,schedule & test

    create authorizations / Roles …assign to users ..and test

    Apply necessary patches & Notes if any .

    freeze & release the final objects to quality systems

    perform quality tests .

    Re design if required . (document changes, maintain versions)

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    4 Final Preparation

    Prepare the final check list of objects to be released .identify the dependencies & sequence of release

    perform Go Live checks as recommended by SAP in production system

    keep up to date Patch Levels in Production system

    Test for production scenarios in a pre-production system which is a replica of production system .

    Do not Encourage the changes at this stage .

    freeze the objects .

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    5 GO Live & Support

    keep up to date Patch Levels

    Release the objects to production system

    Run the set ups in R/3 source system & Initialize Loads in BW

    Schedule Batch jobs in R/3 system (Delta loads)

    schedule the process chains in BW .

    Performance tuning – on going activity

    Enhancements - if any

    You can get some detailed information in the following link.

    http://sap.ittoolbox.com/documents/document.asp?i=3581

    Try to go to ASAP implementation roadmap.

    https://websmp103.sap-ag.de/~form/sapnet?_SHORTKEY=01100035870000420636&_SCENARIO=01100035870000000202

    Check the links below that gives you brief overview of the above steps .

    https://websmp201.sap-ag.de/asap

    http://www.geocities.com/santosh_karkhanis/ASAP/

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    https://websmp201.sap-ag.de/asap

    http://www.geocities.com/santosh_karkhanis/ASAP/

    https://service.sap.com/roadmaps

    https://websmp104.sap-ag.de/bi

    ***Please reward if useful.**

    Blue Print:

    http://www.sap.com/services/servsuptech/bestpractices/index.epx --- look for blueprint

    http://iris.tennessee.edu/Blueprint/BW/BW-Blue%20Print-Final.doc

    http://help.sap.com/bp_biv335/BI_EN/html/Business_Blueprint.htm

    You can get some detailed information in the following link.

    http://sap.ittoolbox.com/documents/document.asp?i=3581

    Hope these links helps you.

    Regards

    CSM Reddy

    Message was edited by: REDDY CSM

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    Posted on Oct 25, 2006 at 12:35 PM

    helo reddy thanks for u r reply but all links which you sent are asking login id pwd

    do you have that any way i assigned pointe and thanks alot for your info

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