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For any matching that you do, or any consolidation, verify that each source record is present in the source systems as designed.
Related to Source Systems: Data Management and Analysis, Database Migration and Conversion, SAP
Connectors to source systems (if feasible) Based on our past project implementation experience, we have developed this analytical packs in a structured approach. The subject areas in a function/domain and the metrics/KPI are identified from past experience and domain experts.
Related to Source Systems: Business Intelligence (BI), Database Management System (DBMS), IT Infrastructure, Hexaware Technology
Software that provides direct links between EPM and ERP systems will also enable finance users to access and load information from source systems, and facilitate compliance reporting as well. Look for systems that allow business users to map metadata between source systems and EPM systems, drill back to the data point of origin, and access a full audit trail.
Related to Source Systems: Accounting and Financial Management, Consolidation Statements and Performance Reporting (CS-PR, Aggregation), Enterprise Accounting, Regulatory and Compliance, Tax Preparation and Reporting, SAP
These attributes may be directly obtained from source systems. While managing unique identifiers can help you cleanse duplicate records, you will likely need to cleanse your data attributes. In many situations, you will still need to perform data cleansing to manage conflicting attributes across different data sources. Transactions Creating a master business entity typically involves consolidating data from multiple source systems.
Related to Source Systems: Data Cleansing, Data Management and Analysis, Data Quality, Server, SQL, Melissa Data
Applications that centralize data and metadata management, automate business rules, and interface with source systems are a start.
Related to Source Systems: Accounting and Financial Management, Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Process Management, Data Management and Analysis, Gain/Loss Reporting, Tax Preparation and Reporting, SAP
Current and Forward-looking The ideal solution must not only present the most up-to-date information from source systems, but must also instantly reflect any changes to business models made by users.
Related to Source Systems: Accounting and Financial Management, Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Performance Management (BPM), Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)/Balanced Scorecard, Profit Optimization, Technology Evaluation Centers, Industry Independent
For example, with the SAP BusinessObjects Financial Information Management application, you can manage the process of accessing, mapping, and loading information directly from source systems to SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation.
Related to Source Systems: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, End-User Query and Reporting, Forecasting, SAP
Actually many different source systems may be involved.
Related to Source Systems: Data Management and Analysis, Database Management System (DBMS), Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Executive Information System (EIS), File Transfer Server (S/FTP), Metadata Modeling, Product Data Management (PDM), SAP
Once key performance indicators (KPIs) have been chosen for display on the BPM dashboard, it often is the case that few source systems track and accumulate the detailed data needed to derive those KPIs.
Related to Source Systems: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Data Management and Analysis, Data Quality, Data Warehouse, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)/Balanced Scorecard, Spreadsheet, Infor
Another method includes enterprise information integration (EII) , where the data remains in the source systems and is fetched in real time, as and when needed, via a "virtual data warehouse.
Related to Source Systems: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Data Management and Analysis, Decision Making, Enterprise Management, Performance Measurement, Software Selection, Statistical Data Analysis, Technology Evaluation Centers
If the system provides self-service access, then IT can be freed from the mechanical task of generating reports and can devote its time to higher value activity such as improving data quality through data cleansing, integrating source systems, and synchronizing data structures.
Related to Source Systems: Accounting and Financial Management, Asset Management, Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Performance Management (BPM), Compliance Management/Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Data Cleansing, Conversion, or Modeling, Data Management and Analysis, Enterprise Accounting, Gain/Loss Reporting, Regulatory and Compliance, Small Business Accounting, Tax Preparation and Reporting, Infor
As any experienced programmer knows, the initial coding effort is followed by ongoing support and maintenance especially if a new analysis request requires additional data fields or the file structure of the source systems changes.
Related to Source Systems: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Data Mining, Data Warehouse, Database Management System (DBMS), SAP
For example, a strategic goal to increase revenue by 5% through cross-selling and up-selling to current customers would drive the initiative to cleanse and combine 295 source systems into one master customer information file.
Related to Source Systems: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Data Quality, Data Warehouse, SAP
It is imperative that a reporting and analytics solution be deployed that can: Easily be accessed and used both internally and externally Leverage data from multiple departments and source systems Provide the ability to slice and dice data across business dimensions and down
Related to Source Systems: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Service and Support, Data Management and Analysis, Oco, Inc
And it typically dependent on the functionality of numerous source systems, business processes, and analytical methods.
Related to Source Systems: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Service and Support, Field Sales, Field Service Management, Marketing Automation, SAP
 
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