"Mastering the SAP Business Information Warehouse"
“Mastering the SAP Business Information Warehouse: Leveraging the Business Intelligence Capabilities of SAP Netweaver”
by Kevin McDonald, Andreas Wilmsmeier, David C. Dixon, and W. H. Inmon

"The long-anticipated publication of this second edition reflects the growing success of SAP NetWeaver as well as the various Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities that are embedded with SAP BW version 7.0."

Book Description: "Written by SAP insiders, this comprehensive guide takes into account the ever-changing features, functionality, and toolsets of SAP NetWeaver to bring you the most updated information on how to use SAP BW to design, build, deploy, populate, access, analyze, present, and administer data. You'll discover the options that are available in SAP NetWeaver and uncover a new means to improve business performance.  This book reflects the process an organization goes through during an implementation of the software. The authors begin with an introduction to BI and SAP NetWeaver and quickly progress to information modeling and enterprise data warehouse concepts. You'll learn how to access and deliver meaningful analytic information to the organization, as well as perform integrated planning functions. Finally, the authors share invaluable insight on warehouse administration, performance, and security.  With more than 50 percent new or revised material, this second edition of Mastering the SAP Business Information Warehouse shows you how to:
* Extract data from online transaction processing systems
* Store transformed data in a way that best supports reporting and analysis
* Use the various Business Explorer tools such as BEx Report Designer, BEx Analyzer, BEx Broadcaster, and BEx Web Application Designer
* Schedule, monitor, troubleshoot, and archive data loads"