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Agenda

Introductions Business Need for Data Governance MDG Overview MDG Implementation Timeline Overview Q&A

Business Need for Data Governance


Central Maintenance Process (create / change) Proactive Application of Governance rules To formalize Master Data Life-Cycle Management To enable Communication about MD Governance To expand automated DQ checks and escalations To enable the Data Stewards role in Business To enable Data Governance Roadmap and Maturity Model

Industry View on Information Governance

Governance Starts With the Master Data Life Cycle

Data Governance Maturity Model


Information Steward MDG

MDG Overview

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SAP Master Data Governance - Overview


Centrally Govern Master Data on top of SAP Business Suite
Master data fit for use with SAP Business Suite and SAP ERP
Native integration with SAP Business Suite and ERP Re-use of SAP data model, UI and existing business logic and configuration for creation and validation of master data Enables governance, compliance and transparency through integrated staging, approval and central audit trail
Information Mgmt
Data Integration & Quality

External Services

Delivers consistent definition, authorization and replication of key master data entities for SAP
Approval

Data Maintenance

Validation & Data Quality

Eliminates error prone manual maintenance processes of master data in multiple systems Can complement and extend SAP NetWeaver MDM Integrates with Business Objects Data Services for data quality & enrichment
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Business Logic Local adaptations in de-central systems

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Master Data Governance Architecture Overview


Central Hub for Master Data Processes
Portal / NWBC

Client Systems
ERP

Master Data Governance Applications


User Interfaces Ch. Of Accounts Data Ownership Data Replication Validations Supplier Material
Customer-defined Customer

SRM

Cost Elements

Profit Center

CRM

Cost Center

Company

SCM

NW MDM
Workflows Staging

Enterprise Search SBOP Data Services


Data Quality Interface Key / Value Mapping Search / Dupl. Check Rules Engine Change Request UI Framework Analytics

LE OD

BYD / NWA
Metadata

SAP Information Management Suite

Integrated in Application Server (ABAP)

3rd Party

Tight integration into SAP Business Logic Applications support central maintenance and data governance processes end-to-end
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MDG applications leverage standard AS ABAP Integrate data services for cleansing, matching & consolidation (such as provided by SBOP)

Client systems are integrated via various channels (such as SOA , ALE, RFC, File) and provide local enrichment functionality
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Master Data Governance


Building Blocks of MDG Framework
Flexibility Option SAP delivering a model for master data objects as a template for customer modifications MDG Framework providing flexible modeling capabilities for customer defined Master Data objects MDG Framework providing Primary persistence as well as Staging area Reuse Option SAP delivering a model for master data objects including an implementation reusing the existing master data implementation for Primary persistence SAP delivered model can be enhanced (new fields, new tables) but not modified by customer MDG Framework providing Staging area and a switch for Primary persistence

MDG Framework UI Layer


Design Design Time Time UI UI Framework Framework

MDG Framework UI Layer


Design Design Time Time UI UI Framework Framework

Process Layer
Change Change Request Request WF WF Rules Rules

Meta Data Repository


Generator Generator

Process Layer
Change Change Request Request WF WF Rules Rules

Meta Data Repository


Generator Generator

Existing application (such as Material or BusinessPartner)


Business Business Logic Logic

Abstraction Layer

Abstraction Layer
Switch Switch Mapping Mapping

Persistence Layer (MDF+)


Staging Staging Primary Primary DB DB

Persistence Layer (MDF+)


Staging Staging Primary Primary DB DB

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Workflow
Features The entire master data governance process is flexible - can be adapted and tailored based on defined responsibilities existing in a company across various business units MDG-S is based on SAP Business Workflow
Extendible

Flexible

MDG Workflow Linear / Distributed

Workflows can include steps such as activation, replication etc. Possibility to extend the process by adding business logic and thereby bringing in data quality
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Business Logic

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Master Data Governance


Optional Components

MDG Applications are designed to run stand-alone in an ABAP stack. Extend functional capabilities of MDG by optional components
SAP NetWeaver MDM: Consolidation capabilities Enterprise Search (TREX): Search and Duplicate Check (mandatory for Material) SAP Business Objects Data Quality Management: Duplicate Check & Address Validation SAP Business Objects analytical dashboards: Alternative UIs (instead of standard ALV lists) SAP NetWeaver PI: Third-Party integration or complex system landscape management SAP Portal (optional SAP NetWeaver Business Client) Adobe Document Server for print forms and interactive forms (Internal Service Requests)

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Deployment Options
Hub versus Co-Deployment Deploy MDG SAP MDG & SAP ERP on top of operational ERP SAP ERP, SCM, CRM, SRM 3rd party

as standalone system / hub SAP MDG SAP ERP SAP SCM SAP SRM 3rd party Customers typically choose to
create a dedicated master data hub and distribute to all operative systems from there identify one of their SAP ERPs as the master for a particular domain, create and distribute master data from there co-deploy with their single instance SAP ERP
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Summary
Master Data Governance provides centralized governance and authoring, including collaboration, data quality and distribution capabilities for selected master data domains

Rules based workflow Roles based UI Data Quality Services

Mass Processes Fuzzy Search

Audit Trail Data Model


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Replication Full Integration


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Highlevel Timeline Example

A typical project implementation of MDG for Material or Vendor with mediumhigh complex workflow

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