Business information warehouse (BW) has features like and unlike typical data warehouses. Like most data warehouses, BW is a combination of databases and database management tools that are used to support management decision making. SAP BW is a comprehensive business intelligence product centered around a data warehouse and optimized for SAP's R/3 environment. SAP BW also includes preconfigured data extractors, analysis and report tools and business process models. It is an integral component of the company's mySAP Business Intelligence group of products.
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This was first published in April 2005