Take a look at a set of common best practices that you should follow when you integrate SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence with SAP NetWeaver BW. The best practices are grouped into the areas of universe, BW query, and report design.
SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence provides you with the opportunity to create and change reports without the need to involve your IT team. SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence delivers a self-service reporting environment. With SAP and SAP BusinessObjects combined now, you can use SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence on top of your SAP NetWeaver BW landscape by following a set of best practices.
With the introduction of SAP BusinessObjects applications as part of the BI offerings from SAP, many people have expressed a desire to combine the SAP BusinessObjects applications with SAP NetWeaver BW. SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence is an ideal application to use data from SAP NetWeaver BW because it allows for self-service reporting. However, you need to be cautious when combining the two applications to avoid complications.
Before I go into the best practices for this process, let’s take a look at the overall connectivity that is available to SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence in your overall SAP landscape. You can create an OLAP universe or a relational universe when connecting to your SAP NetWeaver BW system. I focus on the OLAP universe approach in this article.