Extending the BW functionality inherent within the BEx Analyzer allows you to accommodate many traditional reporting requirements, while maximizing distribution and usability of the reports. Removing the tie-in to OLAP functionality opens up your ability to disseminate data to non-BW users in a familiar Excel format. The real balance is finding a way to keep financial data integrity without limiting the scope of who is able to access the data.
CREATING HIGH IMPACT BW WORKBOOKS
Scenario 1: I must create a customized template with my company's logo
Scenario 2: I need to create a template without gridlines
Scenario 3: I need my users to have the latest data available
Scenario 4: I need to publish reports where users can't modify the layout of the report
Scenario 5: I have a requirement to put all my reports into a single package
Scenario 6: I want to lock the data values found in my BW reports
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|ABOUT THE AUTHOR:|
| Peter Scott, Business Intelligence Platinum Consultant
Peter has designed and delivered a wide range of training workshops on SAP's Business Warehouse (2.x,3.x), developing corporate management reporting strategies, creating executive dashboards, and producing enterprise-wide reporting applications. Be sure to check out his Expert User Guide: Mastering BW Reporting.
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